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Doctor insights on: Sudden Dry Skin Face

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How can you stop dry skin on face?

Dry facial skin: Fragrance free moisturizer and fragrance free cleanser used daily are used to combat dry skin. ...Read more

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Incredibly dry skin on face and body?

Incredibly dry skin on face and body?

Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid “deodorant” or abrasive soaps – opt for mild cleansers/soaps/shower gels. 5. Apply moisturizing lotion before the skin is fully dry. ...Read more

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How to safely remove dry skin off of the face?

How to safely remove dry skin off of the face?

Creams: Do not ever pick off, moisturize first. Consider using a clarisonic cleansing brush which may help as well. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure dry skin on your face?

Try gentle: Moisturizer and sunscreen. Cerave is OTC and help create barrier to protect your skin and sunscreen will protect you from sun UV radiation ...Read more

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2 month baby, dry skin on the head. Help?

2 month baby, dry skin on the head. Help?

Normal variation: Cradle cap occurs when normal aging skin cells fail to shead from the scalp in infants. Moms typicly use mild shampoos to avoid eye irritation but these shampoos do not have the chemicals needed to break up skin oils. Some infants have thicker skin oil which acts like glue & prevents skin cells from separating. Dandruf shampoos+soft cuticle brushes used regularly will solve this problem. ...Read more

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My head is itchy and with flaks of dry skin.

My head is itchy and with flaks of dry skin.

Seborrhic Dermatitis: It seems you may have Seborrhic Dermatitis. Yoy can try Selsun Blue Shampoo and if no improvement consult your doctor or a dermatologist ...Read more

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What are the causes of the dry skin on my face?

What are the causes of the dry skin on my face?

Mild soap: Try dove soap and apply a moisturizer on the face immediately after washing. No anti-bacterial or scented soap. ...Read more

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What are the best face moisturiser for dry skin?

What are the best face moisturiser for dry skin?

Health Tap: Asks their doctors not to recommend particular brands or product lines. Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire ...Read more

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What can be done for severely dry skin on my face?

Moisturizer and diet: Improve your diet, take recommended daily doses of fish oils, flax seed oils, drink plenty fluids throughout the day, and find a great facial moisturizer. Recommend the apple phloretin hydrator from cosmo grade. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could prevent dry skin on face?

Can you tell me how I could prevent dry skin on face?

Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid “deodorant” or abrasive soaps – opt for mild cleansers/soaps/shower gels. 5. Apply moisturizing lotion before the skin is fully dry. ...Read more

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What should I do for a face washing regimenfor dry skin?

What should I do for a face washing regimenfor dry skin?

Moisturizer: Any facial wash that contains a moisturizer should help. Also consider using a facial moisturizer regularly to keep things from drying out. ...Read more

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Can you please help to make dry skin on my face go away?

Can you please help to make dry skin on my face go away?

Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid “deodorant” or abrasive soaps – opt for mild cleansers/soaps/shower gels. 5. Apply moisturizing lotion before the skin is fully dry. ...Read more

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How can I treat super dry skin on my face (white patches)?

How can I treat super dry skin on my face (white patches)?

Face Patches..: Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers like Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream immediately after shower to damp skin. Apply Aquaphor at night to patches before bed. Reduce itch with OTC antihistamines like Zyrtec. For break-through itch, oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and/or Sarna lotion can be added. Irritating environmental factors should be avoided ...Read more

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Please tell me what can I use to help my dry skin on my face?

Please tell me what can I use to help my dry skin on my face?

2 things: If there is no redness in addition to the dryness I would use a mild cleanser and apply vaseline, aquaphor or vaniply ointment to your face sparingly before bed. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dry skin on my face after I wash it. Help!?

What to do if I have dry skin on my face after I wash it. Help!?

Mild soap: Try dove soap and apply a moisturizer on the face immediately after washing. No anti-bacterial or scented soap. ...Read more

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Does scrubbing with a washcloth safely remove dry skin off the face?

Does scrubbing with a washcloth safely remove dry skin off the face?

Yes: Do not be overly aggressive. There are devices for home use that microdermabrasion the skin and even infuse anti aging products such as clarisonic. ...Read more

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How would you recommend I cure my dry skin on my face with a shine also?

Dry skin : There is no way to permanently cure your skin type. If you have dry skin, certainly hydrate your skin inside and out. Drink plenty of water. But also hydrate the skin with a good miusturizer. The heavier it is the better it will be for your skin. Ointments are best followed by creams (vs lotions). Try to avoid hot water, chlorinated pool, or chemicals on the skin that may dry skin further. ...Read more

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How do you prevent and cure continuously dry skin on your body and face?

How do you prevent and cure continuously dry skin on your body and face?

Hydration with cream: Use moisturizing creams rather than lotions. Lotions are too light for patients with excessively dry skin. There are newer moisturizers on the market which contain ceramide replacements which are very similar to what is normally within the skin. Try cerave products or cetaphil restoraderm line. ...Read more

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I have a small dry skin patch on my face that won't go away... What is it?

possible rash: You may have eczema or psoriatic patches. See your doctor for the correct diagnosis and she will also recommend treatment. ...Read more

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I've dry skin all around my face where spots are. What can I use to treat this?

I've dry skin all around my face where spots are. What can I use to treat this?

Dry Skin: You can try CeraVe Lotion which is over the counter. If CeraVe is not effective you can try OTC Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or Cortisone 10. ...Read more

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Which face washing routine is best? How often should you wash your face if you have dry skin?

Which face washing routine is best? How often should you wash your face if you have dry skin?

Water: ? Re: best face wash routine. Water rinse the face only &, absent grime, soap is not necessary; soaps remove natural oils that defeat bacteria. The most beautiful facial skin I have ever seen was on a German woman who rinsed her face in cold water upon arising each day. ...Read more

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I have a bumpy dry skin patch on my face that won't go away. It started on one side of my face then spread to other parts. It started in january. Help!

Bumpy dry skin patch: Please see you primary provider or dermatologist so that they can evaluate you, MAP the areas of involvement and recommend the most effective treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat redness and dry skin on the face?

How to treat redness and dry skin on the face?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I have red blotches on my face and it dry skin to?

Seborrhea: Seborrhea can cause redness and scaling and will respond to either 1 per cent Hydrocortisone or topical antifungals such as ketoconazole, Miconazole or perhaps lotrimin. This can be accompanied by dandruff. A prescription treatment which is sometimes useful for long term relief is Eurax (crotamiton) lotion which decrease demises which lives in skin. ...Read more

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Any ideas why is it that I have dry skin patches on my face?

Any ideas why is it that I have dry skin patches on my face?

Get the diagnosis: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I need a face moisturizer for dry skin please help!?

Facial moisturizer: There are many good ones like aveeno (oatmeal) lotion which are tremendous moisturizer and some of them actually have sunscreens within them. In frequent sun exposure I would definitely grab one with sun protection spf factor 30 or greater. ...Read more