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How do you fix peeling skin caused by acne products?

How do you fix peeling skin caused by acne products?

Moisturizer: Find a good moisturizer one that says oil free and non- comdeogenic on the label . Some of the products are designed to slowly peel the layers off your face to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads. Be sure you are not scrubbing or washing too aggressively with the products or leaving them on too long. Some dryness is expected. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Peeling Skin (Definition)

A peeling skin is the result of separation of the outer layer of cells which separates. A typical common skin lesion of this nature is ...Read more


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Recently had skin peel off scrotom and penile shaft. Almost like sunburn peeling skin. What causes this?

uncomfortable probl: At the risk of oversimplifying a potentially complicated problem, this sounds like an inflammation or irritation of the skin in that area causing the peeling. Did you use a new lotion or other product in that area? Something came in contact with that particular area to cause the inflammation and irritation and so the key is to try to identify it and then, avoid it. ...Read more

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Scratching sunburned-peeling skin that causes fliud to come out? what is this fluid? aloe vera after sun lotion was used beforehand.

Scratching sunburned-peeling skin that causes fliud to come out? what is this fluid? aloe vera after sun lotion was used beforehand.

Tissue fluid: Damaged, burned tissue exudes fluid leaking out of ruptured cells. Not dangerous. Nothing magic about aloe. Any lubricating oil or ointment will be beneficial.Water is also useful. Avoid antiseptics and antibiotics. Avoid bacitracin, neosporin, etc. Next time prepare to better protect yourself from sun damage. ...Read more

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What to do for peeling skin on hands caused by hydrocortisone?

What to do for peeling skin on hands caused by hydrocortisone?

Stop using it: Why were you applying this medication? It causes thinning skin and other problems. See your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can bed bugs cause peeling skin?

Can bed bugs cause peeling skin?

I agree that it : May be possible after severe allergic blistering reaction. (but certainly is not classic) bed bug bites may cause no sx's or signs in some except for 2 small points where skin was punctured by bedbug. When there's a reaction, it may show as fast as an hour or it may not show for several days after being bitten. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions which are clear in center. In cases of >>. ...Read more

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How and why high fever cause peeling skin and nails become week and fall off ? What is the mechanism ?

4 the nails, they R-: -always growing. With a high fever growth stops, when gone U will C grooving in all Ur nails. That groove is weaker & when it gets 2 the end it is easily broken or chipped. Skin may also react this way, & its reaction is 2 peel in places. Maybe a dermatologist will also answer or comment on my answer. ...Read more

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I am an endurance cyclist and have itching and peeling skin in my vaginal area, what might cause this?

I am an endurance cyclist and have itching  and  peeling skin in my vaginal area, what might cause this?

Bicycle seat.: It may sound obvious, but the most likely cause is simple irritation from your bike seat. It could also be a fungal or yeast infection, however, or more rarely, a bacterial infection or contact allergic reaction. Your doctor can do a scraping or culture to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Is it proper to remove the dead, peeling skin from around a wound? Will this hurt it more or cause infection?

Is it proper to remove the dead, peeling skin from around a wound? Will this hurt it more or cause infection?

Yes: If it is done very carefully so as not to harm the healthy skin this can actually help reduce your risk of infection because it is easier to clean and control bacteria from healthy skin next to the wound. ...Read more

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