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My Eyelids Are Dry And Flaky
Blepharitis: You likely have blepharitis, a common inflammation of the eyelids. May also lead to blepharoconjunctivitis (infection). Remedies often involve hot compresses, lid hygiene with a wash cloth and diluted baby shampoo, gentle massage of the eyelids with the warm wash cloth, and occasionally antibiotic ointments or drops like azasite, and if severe, a combination of an antibiotic and steroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergic eye disease: Your description sounds most consistent with allergic conjunctivitis with related eye irritation. I would try cool compresses, chilled artificial tears, and topical and/or oral anti-allergy meds. If no improvement or worsening, i would go see an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Hi.I have extremely dry and ashy skin.I have very dry scalp and dry dandruff.I am so annoyed of putting on lotions and my skin is dry next day?
Allergy: The most common cause of red, itchy eyes and flaky red skin on the eyelids is allergy - either environmental or a contact allergy. See your eye doctor for medication to resolve the episode. If these episodes are recurrent, you may wish to see an allergist to help to determine the exact cause of the allergy. ...Read more
Get checked.: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
The most common: The most common cause of redness, itching and dryness of eyelids is blepharitis, which is inflammation of the eyelash base and eyelids. Can be caused by allergies, bacteria, or associated with skin conditions such as psoriasis, rosacea, or eczema. Lid scrubs with dilute baby shampoo is the best rx. www.2020vision.com/blepharitis.html. ...Read more
The skin on my eyelids and under my eyes is red and flaky, in the mornings my eyes are always watering and my lower jaw&under my chin are real itchy?
Allergic dermatitis: You have allergy reaction to something. If it's worse in the morning after waking up it may be your sheet or pillow. You may consider washing your bedding with hypoallergenic gentle detergent. Please make sure they are cotton not synthetic material. Change your pillow every 6-7 months and the cover 1-3 time per week. use Vaseline A and D ointment over the skin and use cold pack over it. ...Read more
HVAC system or: Home allergens could be the source of your overnight problems. A humidifier is a small investment to start with to place in your bedroom and see if your symptoms decrease. Also trying an over-the-counter clariten or Allegra (fexofenadine) course might be first lines to combat seasonal allergies, in addition to a visit with your pcp. ...Read more
My nose is always red and flaky. Some days there are some pimples on it too. Dry red flaky patches around the nostrils and inside the nostrils are dry?
Hi I have shingles in both eyes and the skin on my eyelids is dry flaky and itchy can I put calamine lotion on. Thanks?
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