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Skin Peeling After Surgery
More Information: It depends on where you are experiencing this problem. Most times, i find my patients have peeling around the incision site where surgical glue has been applied. This is actually the glue that is peeling off, and not the skin. Other times, the skin is peeling due to a reaction to the tape. Removing the tape and keeping the area clean and dry will help. Please see your surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MOISTURIZE!: Use a water based cream. I like dml lotion and dml forte cream. They are unscented and hypoallergenic. They can be used topically anywhere on the skin as well. http://www.personandcovey.com/productdetail.asp?productid=19. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't Pick & Peel: The best thing to do after a burn is to apply cool compresses and Hydrocortisone cream. Once the peeling begins, it is best to keep the affected areas as hydrated as possible by application of copious amounts of moisturizers. Avoid picking or peeling away the skin so that the new skin is given a protective covering under which it can heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having dead skin peeling off after shower. I only shower every one or two weeks. Also having random itching is this because of neglect of showers?
Perhaps many of: Us take too many. Every 2 weeks is too few. Try once a week. If skin still a problem, move it up to every 3 days. And use soap, start with tone or dove rather than harsh detergent. ...Read more
Even after moisterizing and cleaning my face daily, dead, peeling skin forms back onto my nose within a few hours after scrubbing it away. Any advice?
Chronis dry skin: A full exam is needed to make a diagnosis or suggest treatment. See a board certified dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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