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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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. Lonnie Smith
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: Cetaphil deramacontrol gentle foaming cleanser is clinically proven to effectively remove excess oil, impurities and make-up that can clog pores and lead to breakouts. Gentle enough for everyday use. ...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?

OTC Salicylic Acid: I would begin with an over-the-counter salicylic acid wash/cream. If you do not feel that is sufficient, a physician can prescribe a cream call a retinoid that is very effective in decreasing oil production. ...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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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
Once
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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