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Scaling Skin (Overview)

Scaling skin (desquamation)= portions of outer layer of epidermis flake off.


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Can leuprolide acetate injection cause skin scaling in hands and feet?

Can leuprolide acetate injection cause skin scaling in hands and feet?

Highly unlikely: That would be a highly unusual effect, dry skin is occasionally a complaint (if that's what you mean by scaling.) best wishes. M ...Read more

Scaling Skin (Overview)

Scaling skin (desquamation)= portions of outer layer of epidermis flake off.


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I have a scaling skin which only occurs on both hand palm and foot palm...It also does not cause me any harm or whatsoever. Is this normal?

I have a scaling skin which only occurs on both hand palm and foot palm...It also does not cause me any harm or whatsoever. Is this normal?

This is not normal: You may have one of several things going on. First, could be having an allergic reaction to something you use on your skin or something you take. Second, could just be a case of not enough hydration in your skin or entire body for that matter. Drink more water, use extra virgin olive oil to nourish and moisturize skin. Lastly, it could be fungal infection (athlete's foot). See a foot doctor asap. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
Once
Avoid picking at them
Once
Have them removed by a doctor if needed
Once
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How do I get rid of gingivitis without scaling?

How do I get rid of gingivitis without scaling?

Polish: My dad always told me to get the mud off of my shoes before I polished them. This same thinking applies to gum disease so best to remove all tartar, calculus and plaque prior to polishing for best results. ...Read more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See a dermatologist for checkups
2x year
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I have ITP and I'm starting to get scaling skin on my chest what should I do?

I have ITP and I'm starting to get scaling skin on my chest what should I do?

See dermatologist: ITP (immune thrombocytopenia) is probably not related to your scaling skin on chest. You may have dry skin or other skin conditions. If moisturizing does not help or more scaling skin or associated with rashes, please see dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a scaling skin which only occurs on both hand palm and foot palm...It also does not cause me any harm or whatsoever. Is this normal?

This is not normal: You may have one of several things going on. First, could be having an allergic reaction to something you use on your skin or something you take. Second, could just be a case of not enough hydration in your skin or entire body for that matter. Drink more water, use extra virgin olive oil to nourish and moisturize skin. Lastly, it could be fungal infection (athlete's foot). See a foot doctor asap. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, flaking or scaling). : Skin redness or irritation. Not contagious. Rash 3 weeks Original rash looks like it's healing but skin around it is red and raised with tiny clear fluid blisters?

I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, flaking or scaling). : Skin redness or irritation. Not contagious. Rash 3 weeks Original rash looks like it's healing but skin around it is red and raised with tiny clear fluid blisters?

Sound like a burn: Your symptoms are suggestive of a burn, or sunburn, as in a 1st degree burn, where you have redness and blisters but no true deep skin damage. It is typical for a rash to clear and have blisters left over; they are tiny areas of inflammation fluid left over from the active rash process. It sounds like it is resolving. If it persists are recurs, you should probably see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: red scaling rash?

What is the definition or description of: red scaling rash?

Red scaling rash: Red scaling rashes generally fall into the category of "eczematous", meaning "like eczema". Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, and some bacterial and fungal infections fall into this category. Red scaling rashes are often itchy and can be oozing and uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing your skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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Have scaling of the skin on chest history of ITP what should I do?

Have scaling of the skin on chest history of ITP what should I do?

Not related to ITP: If the scaling did not fllow purpuric rash due to ITP it is not related and if it is after purpura that is ok too
You can use Vaseline or Petrolium Jelly
or consult your doctor ...Read more

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Can leuprolide acetate injection cause skin scaling in hands and feet?

Highly unlikely: That would be a highly unusual effect, dry skin is occasionally a complaint (if that's what you mean by scaling.) best wishes. M ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
once
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About 2 days ago small patches appeared on the skin of my face. They are lighter in color than the normal skin & shiny & scaling what should I do?

About 2 days ago small patches appeared on the skin of my face. They are lighter in color than the normal skin & shiny & scaling what should I do?

See a dermatologist: Best chance for correct diagnosis and treatment is with a skin specialist. Bring with you any soaps, creams, any products used on your skin. Be prepared to list all meds, herbs, vitamins, etc. ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the abscess thoroughly
Once
If the abscess is draining on its own, cover it and regularly change the dressing
Once
See your doctor if the abscess is not draining or has redness around it
Once
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Does yeast infections cause scaling and peeling of skin of the labia because that's what im getting from my yeast its itchy and burning peeling?

Does yeast infections cause scaling and peeling of skin of the labia because that's what im getting from my yeast its itchy and burning peeling?

Yeast is a good bet: These are typical symptoms of candida vulvovaginitis, i.e. a vaginal yeast infecttion. If your symptoms were mild, it might be OK to try an over-the-counter yeast cream like Monistat and others. But other conditions are possible and these symptoms sound pretty severe. I would recommend you see your doctor, both for diagnosis and to make sure there's not an underlying health problem, like diabetes. ...Read more

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My wife originally had a dark brownish black mole on her back now its somewhat protruding out of the skin and a slight scaling effect is around it now?

My wife originally had a dark brownish black mole on her back now its somewhat protruding out of the skin and a slight scaling effect is around it now?

Have it checked: Skin spots are hard to diagnose without seeing them. In general if a skin spot is changing in size, shape, or color, it should be evaluated by a physician to determine if it is concerning and if it needs to be biopsied or removed. ...Read more

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I'm getting some purple/black spots on skin, which are itchy and scaling?

I'm getting some purple/black spots on skin, which are itchy and scaling?

Depends...: Duration, size, Exposure to animals, any new chemical exposure gives clue. Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for itching and see PMD. ...Read more

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I have circular patches on my skin, stomach & back. Then are scaling & itching from time to time. What could it be?

I have circular patches on my skin, stomach & back. Then are scaling & itching from time to time. What could it be?

Needs to be checked: You need to your family doctor or a dermatologist to find the cause of the rash. It can be an allergic rash, contact dermatitis or some other skin condition. ...Read more

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I've extremely dry skin reddened, thickened and whitely scaling in some parts like along inner arms, inner thighs. It'eem to widen. What should I do?

Moisturisers/Dermato: You can use moisturisers immediately after taking your bath to retain the moisture in your skin. But if no improvement consult your family doctor or a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment
it may be eczema, contact dermatitis or some other skin condition. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, flaking or scaling). Only on neck, little red patches, seem to transfer with contact (scratching).

I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, flaking or scaling). Only on neck, little red patches, seem to transfer with contact (scratching).

Many causes...: Itchy spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams or lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have dark patches of dry skin on my lips. I have tried some over the counter cream but it didn't work. They're often itchy and scaling.

I have dark patches of dry skin on my lips. I have tried some over the counter cream but it didn't work. They're often itchy and scaling.

Itchy patches on lip: Could be eczema or psoriasis. Would discuss with doctor or rheumatologist. May benefit from topical steroids acutely but that may increase infections and can thin the skin.

http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/psoriasis/face? Page=2 ...Read more

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I have an FDE on my penis head. Its been 7 weeks after stopping meds. Now there is scaling and shedding after erection. Rash isless. Healing duration?

I have an FDE on my penis head. Its been 7 weeks after stopping meds. Now there is scaling and shedding after erection. Rash isless. Healing duration?

FDE? Definition: As a US urologist am not acquainted with acronym of FDE. Scaling & shedding dry superficial skin layers after treatment of skin problem on head of penis would appear to be sign of healing which should resolve over next few weeks. ...Read more

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Could cushings syndrome affect the penis if you had or have it causing changes like scaling painfully sensitivity thinning fragile skin for no reason?

Could cushings syndrome affect the penis if you had or have it causing changes like scaling painfully sensitivity thinning fragile skin for no reason?

May be...: Since Cusihing's syndrome displays a constellation of signs & symptoms resulting from long-term systemic effects of exposure to cortisol. A similar change to penile skin from its effects could not be exempted, and manifested in a wide range of texture depending on age, duration of exposure, general health, other comorbidities, nutrition, etc. For individual detail, ask & talk with Doc timely. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped, flaking or scaling) wearing vinyl gloves?

I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped, flaking or scaling) wearing vinyl gloves?

Should be examined: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. Generalized spots that itch may be part of an allergic reaction, an irritant or chemical reaction, an infection, or a disorder inside the body. "Generalized" means the rash is all over the body. Bluish or purplish spots may be blood spots. Sometimes, spots have unknown causes. Rashes at work may be due to chemicals in gloves, solvents, detergents, etc... ...Read more

Red Scaling Rash (Definition)

Red scaling rashes generally fall into the category of "eczematous", meaning "like eczema". Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, and some bacterial and fungal infections fall into this category. Red scaling rashes are often itchy and can ...Read more