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Melatonin Makes My Skin Itchy
Excessive dryness: Applying an oil free hypoallergenic moisturizer after each cleansing with warm water and a pH balanced cleanser can help prevent excessive dryness when using facial medications. Excessive dryness CAN result from multiple topical medications, so apply sparingly at first so your skin can adapt and you can monitor for hypersensitivity. ...Read more
My skin is dry and itchy. When i sweat i get prickly heat like rashes which leaves behind dark patches and marks all over my skin .Help me?
Sometimes my hands will suddenly get extremely itchy and swell. Skin reddens from scratching. My skin isn't dry?
Why my itchy "jock itch" is turning like red hard bumpys, flaking skin and is turning plane and white, burning sometime?
Adhesive reaction?: I would wonder if you are becoming sensitive to the adhesive used at the site. It is unlikely to be a reaction to the insulin. Also, make sure there is no latex in your supplies. You might try putting some Hydrocortisone cream on your skin in the area before attaching the insertion needle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See DR: You must be seeing a DR to get this. Need exam. DOSE??? How long? Isotretinoin shrinks oil glands, resulting in very dry skin which may itch. In your shower use a skin cleanser made for dry skin. Immediately after shower rub in something for dry skin. Eucerin and Aveeno (oatmeal) make eczema creams with ceramides which are effective for this. Use vaseline or Aquaphor or chapstick for lips. ...Read more
Severe itchy scalp, and itchy skin when going to sleep? Feels like my face is burning itchy against pillow. I use unscented soap, and body lotions. I
How long?: If this just started, think about anything that you have recently changed, such as your laundry detergent, fabric softener, shampoo, hair dye, etc., etc. If you have been outside a lot it could also be something airborne, such as dust, pollen, or dried leaves. Don't rule out your soap and body lotions either - "unscented" is not the same as "fragrance free". ...Read more
Have rash's on my body that last for 20min before it appears skin feels itchy hot when scratched bumps appear like mosquito bites No skin conditions?
With the cold weather lately, my skin is very sensitive. Welt looking bumps on my back and elbows & skin turns red easily when itched. Normal?
Cold urticaria-hives: Urticaria is an allergy-like condition that occurs when your body reacts as if to stop a foreign infection. When exposed to cold you break out. Other get it from sunlight, citrus, or a viral infection. It's a histamine problem, so OTCs like cetirazine or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can block the effect. The spontaneous marks are hives, the marks from scratching is called dermatographism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My skin is very white, without seeing any sunlight, I have a tan. My skin is tan throughout my whole body. Whats making my skin tan.My skin is tan
My skin is dry/itchy. Started using Aveeno (oatmeal) body wash/lotion. I have tiny dot pimples on my legs look like ingrown hairs, how to prevent?? Flakey skin
Dry skin/eczema: It's recommended to use plain white moisturizers two times a day, use less warm wate for bath or showers, use soaps or bath gel for sensitive skin ( better to go with in colored and non fragrant or non scented, also gently tapping skin to dry than rubbing with towel is also recommended. See your doctor or skin specialist if not improving, sooner if worse. ...Read more
Me and my boy both have a rash on our hands and feet. gets itchy, blotchy looking under skin, skin peels, and seems to peel in circles. is it fungal?
My face is so dry, I've exfoliated & Moisturized, why is my skin still so dry, my moisturizer feels like it's burning.
Wrong moisturizer?: Exfoliation may contribute, but you may need a new moisturizer. Some contain alcohol, which can paradoxically contribute to dryness. Some contain plant extracts, fragrances, other additives that are irritating/sensitizing to some.Consider a petroleum based product such as Aquaphor; apply after bathing in luke-warm water (lock in moisture). If too greasy; Euciderm, CeraVe options. use often in day ...Read more
My skin has been very itchy lately & when I scratch it raised welts appear all over my skin and becomes very uncomfortable and even more itchy. ?
Dermographism: Zyrtec-----generic is ceterizine, same but cheaper. Can take daily if need. Some need 2. Some feel sleepy and try instead claratin or Allegra. May need cream to reduce itch. OTC Aveeno, (oatmeal) Eucerin, etc can help. Prescription triamcinolone comes in a 16 oz jar. Dermographism is a physical urticaria, not an allergy. Histamine is released from mast cells in skin by rubbing or scratching or pressure. ...Read more
I have a very itchy rash on 70 0/0 of my body. It seems very dry, it's not in the creases of my elbows or knees. I'm putting E45 on my itchy parts,.
When born it's only flaky. Recently my dry skin gets red or dark and scaly, flaky in areas (inner thighs, underarms, ..) off & on, widenning, not itchy?
Not normal: You should see a doctor about this. The symptoms you describe will need to be examined in person, as there are many causes for what you describe and some are serious. Good luck. ...Read more
I have an extremely dry scalp its scaly and skin is raised nowits coming down my shoulder and middleback itchy?
Dermatitis: Seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, or contact dermatitis from a hair product. All would benefit from a topical steroid solution and possibly a change in your scalp care. Start simply: use a zinc based shampoo as a shampoo and upper body wash, if it improves then its likely seb derm. If not, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Can wash powder give an allergic reation of little rasised itchy bumps on my back arms folded clothes became extremily itchy.
Yes: You may be allergic to one of the ingredients. Another possibility is the anti-static strip if you do use it when drying your clothes. Try some hydrocortisone cream on the itchy areas . in the meanwhile, try another brand of laundry detergent . Once you are sure that you don't have a reaction to it (takes several days), then you will need to rewash everything touched by the old detergent. ...Read more