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Sand Burr Stickers And Skin Irritation
Avoidance: If there is no itching, try to avoid scented or antibacterial soap and apply a moisturizer on the skin routinely within 3 minutes after bathing. Avoid contact with irritants (organic solvents, hand sanitizer etc). If the skin appears clean, a few days of topical 1% hydrocortisone cream may help calm the skin down but the best answer is still "avoiding the irritants". ...Read more
A contact dermatitis: You may have an allergy to the metal in your ring, like nickel, gold, etc. Or, there is a possibility that you have a contact dermatitis to a soap or other substance that gets trapped under your ring that is causing irritation to your skin. You may benefit from patch testing which is performed by dermatologists to help determine the cause. ...Read more
Short term?: A topical cortisone preparation helps to reduce the irritation but not for long-term use. The most effective treatment is elimination of the agents causing the irritation in the first place. ...Read more
No: You want your baby always sleeping on his back. It's okay to do some more tummy time during the awake times, but make sure he goes to sleep on his back. Usually a little over-the-counter moisturizer on the irritated area twice a day is enough to take care of the problem, but if it persists, it may be worth having your physician examine him. ...Read more
Speak with doctor: Then you should speak with the doctor who prescribed it. ...Read more
Not to my knowlege: I do not know of a skin problem with orlistat. It only makes you poop oil if you have fatty intake and take this drug. If you have a rash and are on orlistat, stop the orlistat and see your pcp. ...Read more
Cool compresses: Simply just put wet tower, soaked with cool water, over the irritated area (s). It would calm down. Sometimes, Cortisone -10 might help. ...Read more
Save your money: If you want a dose of caffeine, drink some coffee. If you want to be slimmer, exercise and plan your diet intelligently. If you are very obese, see your dr & ask about surgery. If you think there is a magic pill you are a victim of a scam. Any kind of rash is possible from this product, but the reason to stop it is because it is not the answer to your problem. ...Read more
Not enough info: This is very vague info. In order to provide you with a helpful response - you will need to submit and clear and specific question. ...Read more
Neither: Unless it is too tight or you are allergic to it, people wear those materials every day with no problems. ...Read more
I have a skin irritation from a bite and the cream I was given isn't working. Its worsening the irritation. What should I do?
Notify your provider: It is best when a treatement that was given is not helping or worsening, that the treating medical provider know about this so they can make any necessary changes. Call them today! ...Read more
I have some type of skin irritation, that doesn't appear normal. Its round in form but not contagouse. Nor does it itch or bumby.?
SKIN IRRITATION: How long have you had it? Man or woman? How do you know it's not contagious? "round in form? " what do you actually mean by "round in form"? How many are there? Does it itch? Could be a condition called psoriasis. If you have had it for a while, do see your general doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hives?: Can you take a picture?Get a more detailed answer ›
Menopausal changes: The changes that come with menopause can include almost any organ system, including skin and hair. As your skin ages and with menopause there is a normal loss of collagen and elasticity which creates sags, wrinkles and it also becomes more dry and flaky. Hormones play an important role. One thought is to talk with your doctor about hormones, such as low dose birth control pills during this change. ...Read more
Occasionally: I suggest patients to change teh site of patch to avoid sensitivity of skin. ...Read more
I have skin irritation on my genitals inner thighs and inner butt cheeks but no rash what could this be? Feels like im sitting in stickers.
No: This would not be an expected effect of spicy food. ...Read more
Uncertain: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, abdominal folds. ...Read more
Skin diseases: Skin lesions are needed to be looked at or at least we need to hear more description about the rash. Several things can cause a skin rash including infections and allergies like in contact allergy, food allergy, drug allergy... Please come see a local physician to be evaluated. ...Read more
Shaving products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
No: You need to see a doctor first to find out what's causing the irritation. Then he or she will prescribe an appropriate medication for you. ...Read more
What cream should I choose to minimize dryness and skin irritation following dermabrasion procedure?
Aquaphor: I reccomend people use neosporin the first two day and then switch to aquaphor if they have no allergies to them. ...Read more