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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Shiny Skin (Overview)

Shiny skin is a symptom in which a person's skin appears smoother and shinier than usual. Good skin care can make skin look healthier, with a normal shine to it. Abnormally shiny skin can be due to swelling of the skin, fluid under the skin, tightening of the skin (from autoimmune disease), etc.


Dr. Theodore Davantzis
9 Doctors shared insights

Shiny Skin (Overview)

Shiny skin is a symptom in which a person's skin appears smoother and shinier than usual. Good skin care can make skin look healthier, with a normal shine to it. Abnormally shiny skin can be due to swelling of the skin, fluid under the skin, tightening of the skin (from autoimmune disease), etc.


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How can I treat overyly oily, shiny skin?

How can I treat overyly oily, shiny skin?

Oily skin: Many individuals are born with oily skin. Washing you face twice a day is important. Apply an astringent afterwards to reduce the pores. Use facial tissue frequently to blot out excess oil. You also use a moisturizer in powder form to absorb the oil. ...Read more

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Help the tip of my penis is red and the skin looks like its peeling and its shiny skin what is this?

Help the tip of my penis is red and the skin looks like its peeling and its shiny skin what is this?

Fungal infection: Swelling and redness of the tip of the penis is called balanitis and in uncircumcized males, phimois. This is usually caused by low grade fungal infections and will respond well to precsription antifungal-cortisone creams. Avoid tight fitting undergarments, use only cotton and have your private doctor phone in rx for treatment. This condition requires visulaization and careful hand washing. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of oily shiny skin?

How do I get rid of oily shiny skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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How can I prevent oily, shiny skin?

How can I prevent oily, shiny skin?

Oily skin: There are a number of over the counter products for oily skin. There is sebasorb, there is florida foam, there is clinac oc, and there is a product that is sold in doctor's office called oc8. ...Read more

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How can I get brighter shiny skin?

Several ways: You can use an exfoliating wash and loofah. Also moisturizing with a lotion that contains alpha-hydroxy. Many patients forget to treat their body as gentle as the face. For the face, using products that even out the skin tone such as nivea or oil of olay. Also drinking more water, eating right and even taking omega3 fa supplemnts. ...Read more

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What could lead to really oily/shiny skin?

What could lead to really oily/shiny skin?

Oil glands: Oil glands are in the dermal layer of skin. When they are inflamed your skin becomes oily and shiny. Acne can occur quite often in this circumstance as well. Inflamed oil glands are caused by stress, lack of sleep, hormones, and genetic predisposition. ...Read more

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How can I get brighter shiny skin?

Several ways: You can use an exfoliating wash and loofah. Also moisturizing with a lotion that contains alpha-hydroxy. Many patients forget to treat their body as gentle as the face. For the face, using products that even out the skin tone such as nivea or oil of olay. Also drinking more water, eating right and even taking omega3 fa supplemnts. ...Read more

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What can be done for oily, shiny skin?

What can be done for oily, shiny skin?

Topical Treatments: Having oily skin is not necessarily a bad thing, as many of the oils are there for the reason. Skin oils protect our skin agains the outside environment, infectious agents, and damaging sun rays. Nevertheless, the amount of the oil secretion may be reduced by retinols and retinoids, use of which should be managed by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I treat overyly oily, shiny skin?

Oily skin: Many individuals are born with oily skin. Washing you face twice a day is important. Apply an astringent afterwards to reduce the pores. Use facial tissue frequently to blot out excess oil. You also use a moisturizer in powder form to absorb the oil. ...Read more

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What could lead to really oily/shiny skin?

Oil glands: Oil glands are in the dermal layer of skin. When they are inflamed your skin becomes oily and shiny. Acne can occur quite often in this circumstance as well. Inflamed oil glands are caused by stress, lack of sleep, hormones, and genetic predisposition. ...Read more

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What is the best solution for oily, shiny skin?

What is the best solution for oily, shiny skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Shiny skin?

What is the definition or description of: Shiny skin?

Shiny skin: Glossy external layer of tissue covering the body. Skin may have a glossy appearance due to edema or with conditions like Scleroderma, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy or Peripheral Vascular Disease. ...Read more

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How can I prevent oily, shiny skin?

Oily skin: There are a number of over the counter products for oily skin. There is sebasorb, there is florida foam, there is clinac oc, and there is a product that is sold in doctor's office called oc8. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of oily shiny skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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How to treat pink, shiny skin after scab fell off?

How to treat pink, shiny skin after scab fell off?

None required: The pink skin is new healthy skin. Over the next 2 weeks it will take on the appearance of normal skin. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Acne, black heads, and shiny skin, what to do?

Acne, black heads, and shiny skin, what to do?

Scientific Rx: Especially if there are a lot of blackheads, a topical retinoic acid derivative may be a great initial treatment. If this does not clear the acne a topical or systemic antibiotic may be added for a while. Your physician is your best guide here. Acne is not lifestyle related, and must be managed until it remits on its own. ...Read more

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3 SM flat/raised shiny skin firm bumps back scalp. 2 at exact opp ends of head (right & left), smaller 1" from left bump. Left bump black dot middle?

3 SM flat/raised shiny skin firm bumps back scalp. 2 at exact opp ends of head (right & left), smaller 1" from left bump. Left bump black dot middle?

Sebaceous cyst?: A bump with a black dot in the middle is likely a sebaceous cyst. As for the other bumps a photo of them would be helpful. Consider a Virtual consultation on Health Tap where you could upload photos of the area. ...Read more

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Help the tip of my penis is red and the skin looks like its peeling and its shiny skin what is this?

Fungal infection: Swelling and redness of the tip of the penis is called balanitis and in uncircumcized males, phimois. This is usually caused by low grade fungal infections and will respond well to precsription antifungal-cortisone creams. Avoid tight fitting undergarments, use only cotton and have your private doctor phone in rx for treatment. This condition requires visulaization and careful hand washing. ...Read more

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I flew for approx 8 hours on sat. I now have a very swollen, non-painful left leg (twice the size if the right), with very shiny skin.

Please go to ER ASAP: Some bloodwork and an ultrasound need to be done to rule out a blood clot (deep venous thrombosis dvt) in the swollen leg. It may not necessarily be red, but one-sided swelling is worrisome. ...Read more

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Could you please give me a facial routine which is simply to do every day with simple availble ingredients and products to have a shiny facial skin?

Could you please give me a facial routine which is simply to do every day with simple availble ingredients and products to have a shiny facial skin?

Wash & Moisturize: Wash you face twice a day with a bland moisturizer like cetaphil and then apply a bland lotion like cetaphil or cerave. You can use a clarisonic brush to wash the face and that will remove make up better than soap & water alone. Additionally, a salicylic wash or benzoyl peroxide wash can help with acne. Skin medica and neocutis are great product lines sold in dermatologist's offices. ...Read more

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I have shiny oily skin in some places and dry flaky skin elsewhere. Is there one cream for both areas?

I have shiny oily skin in some places and dry flaky skin elsewhere. Is there one cream for both areas?

Where?: Where is this occurring. If it's your face, you probably have seborrheic dermatitis, which can be treated with one cream. See a dermatologist for a prescription. ...Read more

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Weird bump on side of chest, appeared 2 months ago it is red, dry/flaky with shiny dead skin on top size of a dime, recently started to itch?

Weird bump on side of chest, appeared 2 months ago it is red, dry/flaky with shiny dead skin on top size of a dime, recently started to itch?

Shiny, flaky skin: May be eczema- allergy, or food or even (i have seen) strep. Also may be fungal- tinea, granuloma annulare, pityriasis rosea or lichen planus. Psoriasis is usually on elbows and knee Antihistamine for itchiing, antifungal for fungus, steroid for eczema. F/u w/ dermatology ...Read more

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I have thin shiny brown skin in between penis and legs. I don't have itchiness but skin gets cracked?

Eczema: Hard to evaluate without seeing it. You might try an emollient like Cerave to see if it responds. If not, you have to be seen ...Read more

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I have thin shiny brown skin in between penis and legs. I don't have itchiness but skin gets cracked? I used candid ointment to cure the infection

I have thin shiny brown skin in between penis and legs. I don't have itchiness but skin gets cracked? I used candid ointment to cure the infection

Best contact your MD: You have made a reasonable effort with OTC ant-candida (yeast) medication without desired results. It would now be best to contact your MD for a more thorough exam--as this skin disorder may not be due to a yeast infection, but another type of more resistant fungus. Sometime oral medication is required in more difficult cases such as yours. Also, this rash may not be infection but a form of eczema ...Read more

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Red dryish rash around foreskin towards the urethra. A tiny bit on the shaft. Also, Itchy all over scrotum red/shiny sheds skin. What is this?

Need to be examined: Can't judge by the description, more history and physical examination is needed for better management, good luck ...Read more