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Skin Sensitive To Touch
My skin on leg is sensitive to the touch what could that be? No rash or marks just very sensitive and hurts to touch
How can I treat acne on sensitive skin very sensitive to benzoyl peroxide and moderately sensitive to salicylic acid skin is also dry?
Sore Throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
How to manage acne prone facial skin n sensitive? Is adapalene too harsh for sensitive skin to reduce the appearance of dead skin and acne.
Thyroid and skin: This is not a common complaint of a thyroid disorder. If you were hyperthyroid (eg. Graves), you could be "hyper" all over, and I can imagine that could be manifest as skin sensitivity. If your thyroid level is normal (i.e. taking thyroid replacement) then these symptoms are probably not thyroid related. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have very itchy dry skin. What is the best soap or lotion to help moisturize? I tend to have sensitive skin.
Hypoallergenic : Cleansers or lotions that are formulated for dry sensitive skin and dermatology tested such as aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil, cerave, nutraderm, eucerin, lubriderm, vanicream, burt's bees, neutrogena are all good. Be sure to avoid lotions and cleansers that contain fragrance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
IBS and Sore Skin?: No, that is not related. What do you mean by sore skin? Is all of your skin sore to touch or just some of it? How long have you had this? Is there a reason you think the two are related? If the sore skin is persistent, you should be evaluated by a physician to find and treat the underlying cause. ...Read more
Low-Ogestrel: Low-ogestrel can indeed make you more sun sensitive? ...Read more
How to manage acne prone facial skin n sensitive? Is adapalene too harsh for sensitive skin to reduce the appearance of dead skin and acne ?
Acne : Sensitive skin patients should use gentle non soap cleansers to wash as needed. The key is to start out with one product at a time to help gauge sensitivity . An otc benzoyl peroxide wash could be used in lower concentrations initially and then increased as tolerated . Topical retinoids should be tried every other or every third night before using nightly. See a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
I have extremely sensitive skin and when i use hypoallergenic non oily sensitive skin moisturizer my skin looks oily and rash what do you recommend.
SENSITIVE SKIN: I SUGGEST THAT YOU SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. HE OR SHE MAY RECOMMEND VARIOUS PRODUCTS THAT MAY HELP THIS CONDITION. BEST LUCK ...Read more
Sensitivity?: Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Each case has to be examined as to causes, etc. and treatment options discussed along with likelihood of success. Discuss this with your local dentist after a careful examination. ...Read more
Won't matter: You will get some irritation regardless.Get a more detailed answer ›
Irritant dermatitis on chest seems to heal but skin is very dry, rough and still red.sometimes still itches. how to make skin soft and normal again?
What causes penis intertrigo and does it make the skin raw with years that won't seem to heal and paler looking painfully sensitive glans etc.
Strep or staph : These are the two main types of bacteria that can cause the symptoms apart from fungal infections. Some people try triple antibiotic ointment to begin with. If that does not help an oral antibiotics may be required. Some companies also make compounds antibiotic creams by adding in penicillins or similar type medications in a cream form. ...Read more
Penis skin cracked and peeled badly on glans and under leaving paler skin painful sensitivity to anything biospy no lichen sclerous psoriasis etc help?
Try...: Great; chronic protracted benign skin conditions and skin cancer are ruled out with biopsy, now, it's logical to handle with keeping the affected area from further chemical and physical irritations if any, applying thin 1% Hydrocortisone cream daily x 7 days and see. If it's related with long foreskin, do circumcision. Detial? See doc timely. But it's hard to make DX without a direct look at it. ...Read more
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