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What can I do for relief of my itchy skin condition?

What can I do for relief of my itchy skin condition?

Moisturizer: Using a good moisturizer to help the skin stay hydrated is the first step. Some patients like something like sarna sensitive, which has a topical anesthetic in it as well as moisturizers. If its severe, see a doctor, as several systemic diseases can present with uncontrollable itch. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Sudy
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Skin Resurfacing (Definition)

As skin ages it goes through various changes that makes it look older. Skin resurfacing is a technique (usual with a laser) that removes the top layers of skin. That stimulates the skin to produce younger looking, healthier skin. The key is to go to a qualified cosmetic surgeon to be sure that the treatment is right for you and to be sure that ...Read more


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I have very dry,itchy skin(neck, groin) problem for past 2 year. Tried all creams/moisturizer butno relief. Any tips on change in lifestyle/food habit?

I have very dry,itchy skin(neck, groin) problem for past 2 year. Tried all creams/moisturizer butno relief. Any tips on change in lifestyle/food habit?

See dermatologist: With a list of the treatments you have tried and how long you used them. Food allergies are not likely the cause of your dry skin. More likely something irritating the skin locally. Wear natural fiber clothes eg cotton and use a mild soap. ...Read more

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How can I get relief from dry itchy skin on my forehead and eyebrows from rosacea? I take doxycycline but that doesn't control the drying skin in fall

How can I get relief from dry itchy skin on my forehead and eyebrows from rosacea? I take doxycycline but that doesn't control the drying skin in fall

Check out these : Links.Take care! (consider visiting us in las vegas in the fall and get a massage. The oil they rub all over u will definitely solve your problem. Just a thought!) http://w.m.webmd.com/healthy-beauty/features/ten-winter-skin-care-tips. http://beauty.about.com/od/skinflaws/a/skinsavers.htm. ...Read more

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What medicines can be used for itchy skin?

What medicines can be used for itchy skin?

Creams and pills: you can also consider taking an antihistamine depending on the cause of the itchy skin. Some to consider are benadryl (diphenhydramine) (but this can make you sleepy) or zyrtec instead of claritin. They are all over the counter. Itchy skin may also be due to dryness so try keeping your skin well moisturized as well. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm suffering from itchy skin?

What to do if I'm suffering from itchy skin?

Dry skin: is the most common cause of itchy skin. Start with a thick moisturizer like aquaphor, or soy based moisturizers, if you are not better in 6 weeks see Derm for work up of chronic pruritus ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: itchy skin?

Xerosis: Often pertains to skin that is dry and needs a topical moisturizer. ...Read more

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How to Treat a itchy skin?

Moisturize: Itching usually results from skin trauma with activation of small nerve fibers. If generalized, then dry skin usually to blame. Lower the heat when bathing, use fragrance-free and extract-free soaps that are gentle, and moisturize with non-alcohol containing product frequently. If this does not work, then a health screen may be indicated. ...Read more

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What could cause red itchy skin?

Dryness?: Difficult to answer without exam. But likely dry skin, and best addressed by changing to gentle cleansers and a good moisturizer. If not improved after a week see a derm. ...Read more

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Could itchy skin be psychological?

Could itchy skin be psychological?

Possibly but...: Although the brain can produce sensations associated with itching without a skin condition, the first step is to evaluate the many skin-related causes. Discuss it with your primary care doc. ...Read more

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In am experiencing dry itchy skin?

In am experiencing dry itchy skin?

Dry Skin Tips: Find a good moisturizer, use it a couple times a day. Consider using creams over lotions since they are more moisturizing. Humidifiers may be appropriate if you live in a dry area. See a dermatologist you may have a genetic condition, which is causing your dry skin. ...Read more

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Does dehidration cause itchy skin?

Does dehidration cause itchy skin?

Yes: Drink at least 6-8 8 oz glasses of water per day. Also can add a topical moisturizer. ...Read more

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How does one treat dry, itchy skin?

How does one treat dry, itchy skin?

Lubrication/see MD: It may be due to dry skin and moisturisation will work.But there are other causes of dry skin and you should see your doctor or dermatologist for the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I would like help on dry, itchy skin?

Sarna lotion: Buy the sarna lotion for sensitive skin and it will start to give you relief, use aveno bath oil in the shower on your washcloth and use witch hazel to stop the itch. ...Read more

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Quarter sized, red itchy skin patches?

Quarter sized, red itchy skin patches?

Can not tell: The description is not adequate to make diagnosis. It can be dermatitis, fungal infection. If it is persistent see dermatologist. ...Read more

Brown Red Skin Rash (Definition)

A brown-red skin rash is a symptom in which a person has skin color changes that appear brownish and/or reddish, with or without texture changes. Various conditions can have rashes with these colors. Measles rashes can be reddish-brownish dots or splotches, beginning from the head and ...Read more


Dr. Moshe Lewis
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Scabies Mites Found On Skin Scraping (Definition)

Scabies is an easily spread skin disease caused by a very small species of mite. Examination of the skin shows signs of scabies. Tests include an examination under the microscope of skin scrapings taken from a burrow to look for the mites. A skin biopsy ...Read more