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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
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Soft Skin (Overview)

Gentle, smooth texture to most external layer of tissue covering the body.


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How to get baby soft skin?

How to get baby soft skin?

Delicate Baby Skin: Baby skin is already soft and delicate. Best to use soaps, creams, lotions, clothing detergents that are scent and dye free. Look for products with hypoallergenic on the label. Babies don't need to be bathed more than every other day, with the exception of the diaper area and face:) if baby is having persistent scaling, dryness or rash check in with your pcp. ...Read more

Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
27 Doctors shared insights

Soft Skin (Overview)

Gentle, smooth texture to most external layer of tissue covering the body.


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Dead soft skin tissue removed from the bone does it mean infection has spread to bone and how serious is it if it has?

Dead soft skin tissue removed from the bone does it mean infection has spread to bone and how serious is it if it has?

Could have! Discuss: With your surgeon, as I am sure he took samples from the bone or the fluid from the marrow, if he was concerned about infection.
So talking to him should be beneficial. ...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
Once
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Some insect is biting the soft skin next to finger nail at night. How can I treat this?

Some insect is biting the soft skin next to finger nail at night. How can I treat this?

Check the bed: For bed bugs. If you look in the seams of the mattress, you might be able to see the bugs. If you are not talking about bites in the bed, then use an insect repellent on your hands at night. ...Read more

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How can I get even soft skin tone on my face and keep the pimples away?

How can I get even soft skin tone on my face and keep the pimples away?

Acne: Depending on the severity of the acne, combination therapy with topical antibacterials, retinoids, and sometimes oral antibiotics or Accutane may be prescribed. See your dermatologist to evaluate the acne and prescribe the appropriate treatment. Otc salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide washes are often tried initially and decrease oiliness. ...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
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How to get rid of bug bites and have super soft smooth pretty skin again?

How to get rid of bug bites and have super soft smooth pretty skin again?

Don't Scratch: Bug bites should settle down on their own. Take precautions not to get more bites. Don't pick or scratch the skin as that will irritate the area further. You can use Hydrocortisone cream on the bite if it is not open or infected to relieve itching and inflammation. ...Read more

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How do I get amazingly soft skin? Should I get mani pedi every month?

How do I get amazingly soft skin? Should I get mani pedi every month?

Hands and feet only?: If it's mainly hands and feet you're concerned about, I found the recommendation of a pedicurist works well. Vicks vapo rub applied liberally at bedtime and covered with socks overnight. It has the potential to help prevent fungal infections too. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
Once
Have them removed by a doctor if needed
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How to get baby soft skin?

Delicate Baby Skin: Baby skin is already soft and delicate. Best to use soaps, creams, lotions, clothing detergents that are scent and dye free. Look for products with hypoallergenic on the label. Babies don't need to be bathed more than every other day, with the exception of the diaper area and face:) if baby is having persistent scaling, dryness or rash check in with your pcp. ...Read more

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How to get soft skin cheaply?

How to get soft skin cheaply?

Urine therapy: Urine therapy involves using one's own urine to address a number of illnesses and conditions. In addition to helping maintain general health, urine therapy has been shown to be a beneficial part of skin care and to help soften the skin. To many people, urine therapy is a new idea that may take some getting used to. It is cheap as you asked. ...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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How can I have baby-soft skin again?

No chance.: When people "maturing", their skin also maturing: start to have wrinkling, drying, thinning, frackling, etc. Skin would not be back to "baby-soft" agian. You may slow-down the maturing process but never return it back. ...Read more

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How can you get naturally soft skin?

How can you get naturally soft skin?

Moisturizing creams: Rather than medications, you can keep your skin naturally soft by applying emollients after washing. Dab dry your skin leaving some moisture on your skin before applying moisturizing creams, lotions or ointments. Although very greasy, and sometimes irritating, few things are as effective and inexpensive as plain old petrolatum jelly. ...Read more

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How to get a smooth and soft skin naturally?

Water: Drink plenty of water with your healthy diet and moisturize your skin frequently. ...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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What should I take for fairer and soft skin.?

What should I take for fairer and soft skin.?

Moisturizers: Moisturize to increase water content of skin to decrease dryness and wrinkling. ...Read more

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How can I get my skin to be really soft skin?

Moisturize: The best method to make your skin soft is to regularly use a moisturizer that will enhance the flexibility of the epidermis, maintain its water content, and promote the normal exfoliative process.

Also, avoid hot showers, detergent based soaps, and abrasive exfoliants. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can I do/use to get soft skin?

Please tell me what can I do/use to get soft skin?

Soft skin care: A skin care regimen that includes a hypoallergenic wash, such as Cetaphil, followed by a non fragranced moisturizer is a good basic regimen to improve skin quality. Occasionally, medicated products containing alpha or beta hydroxy acids can be used if skin problems persist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Soft skin?

What is the definition or description of: Soft skin?

Soft skin: Gentle, smooth texture to most external layer of tissue covering the body. ...Read more

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How do I get amazingly soft skin? Should I get mani pedi every month?

Hands and feet only?: If it's mainly hands and feet you're concerned about, I found the recommendation of a pedicurist works well. Vicks vapo rub applied liberally at bedtime and covered with socks overnight. It has the potential to help prevent fungal infections too. ...Read more

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How to get really soft skin on your areola?

How to get really soft skin on your areola?

Lanolin: If the question relates to how to make the breasts and nipples more comfortable when breastfeeding, one of the answers is to apply lanolin, USP on the breasts before nursing or when they feel dry. And you don't have to wipe it off before the baby nurses, so you won't irritate them. ...Read more

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How do I get amazingly soft skin with OTC creams?

Water first: Take a warm bath and soak for 20 minutes. It is important that you not put any oil or bubble bath in the water--just the tap water. Get out and pat dry, leaving some moisture on your skin. Then apply a moisturizer on your damp skin. The heavier the moisturizer the better--use a cream or ointment, not a lotion. If you do this regularly you will have soft skin. ...Read more

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Help please? What is a good lotion to get soft skin?

Soft skin: It is important to use a moisturizer immediately after you shower/bathe. Depending on how dry your skin is, once or twice a day application should work. Use a lotion/cream that does not contain alcohol, which can actually dry the skin. Smelling good doesn't mean it is good for the skin. Use of cetaphil, eucerin cream, or aquaphor tend to be good choices. ...Read more

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If I have extremely soft skin as a guy and bleed often from minor scratches, what would be the best way to toughen my skin?

See a hematologist.: Bleeding from minor scratches is more likely to be a sign of a problem with your bleeding mechanisms than with a skin problem. It would be best to talk to your primary care doctor, or better, a hematologist to do an evaluation to find out what the real issue is. ...Read more

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I have small lumb like skin hinging near anus area it has occurred in last 8-10years it dose not hurt it soft skin lumb but sm time it swell & etches?

Don't worry: It is likely a skin tag or small hemorrhoid. This is normal and shouldn't need surgical treatment. Try tronolane cream for the itch. ...Read more

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When I am young I have a good fair and soft skin but today I have darkness, oiliness and bad face. So, how can I improve my face to get back my fairness.

When I am young I have a good fair and soft skin but today I have darkness, oiliness and bad face. So, how can I improve my face to get back my fairness.

Retin A (tretinoin) and lighten: You may need to see a dermatologist for a prescription for retin a, (tretinoin) which is still the gold standard to improving skin tone, texture and acne. There are many skin lightening creams available over the counter including my own called "brighten" available on balshiskincare. Com. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how much time would I need off after having a soft skin sarcoma removed?

SARCOMA: Skin sarcoma is not an ordinary operation. It is malignant and may even require radiation rx depending on the severity. Ask md for the time you need before going back to work. ...Read more

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I am completly obsessed with having my wifes soft skin touch up against mine I am obssessed with skin being against mine. Is there a OCD for this?

Could be OCD: We need more detail in the question. If your focus is to avoid contact then it could be an OCD concern with contamination or it could be personality issues to avoid intimacy. If your concern is that you must have her touch you then it could be a compulsive behavior around the sensation, or it could be a tic, or it could be a sexual fetish. If you consider it a problem then see a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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How do I get the soft skin without upper arm bumpiness?

How do I get the soft skin without upper arm bumpiness?

Kerstolytics: Creams such as urea and amlactincerave that peel skin can help. If me essay tretinoin or retin a by prescription could work but it may be difficult to get the insurance to cover tretinoin. ...Read more

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What diets are there for healthy, soft skin and shiny hair?

What diets are there for healthy, soft skin and shiny hair?

Healthy hair: Get adequate sleep, avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts), vit. E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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How much time off work do I need after having a soft skin sarcoma removed?

How much time off work do I need after having a soft skin sarcoma removed?

Depends: Depends upon how big the tumor, the amount of resection, location of the surgery, your recovery, and what your work involves. Your surgeon should be able to provide you a better individual answer. ...Read more

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I just had sex for the first time with my boyfriend. I felt a pop inside me I checked myself this morning and I felt a soft skin wall. Is it my hymen?

Maybe: The hymen is soft tissue located right at the entrance to the vagina. It is often disrupted prior to the first time of having intercourse, through use of tampons, a finger or other activities. Was there much bleeding when you had sex and was that the first time you had sex, or the first time with that boyfriend? ...Read more

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Is thin hair correlated with really soft skin?

No correlation: Thin hair is usually seen in people with hypothyroidism. These people usually have a moe coaster skin. ...Read more

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If you have thin hair will you also have really soft skin?

No connection: There is no known connection between the thickness of your hair and the softness of your skin. ...Read more