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Doctor insights on: Transluscent Skin Causes

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What causes crepe skin?

What causes crepe skin?

CREPE SKIN?: CREPEY SKIN WHERE?
EYES, LEGS, FACE, TRUNK, HANDS, ARMS?
AGE AND EXPOSURE TO THE SUN ARE A COUPLE OF FACTORS THAT OFTEN CAUSE THIS CONDITION.
WHY? BECAUSE WE LOSE COLLAGEN AND THICKNESS OF THE UPPER LAYERS OF THE SKIN.
OCCURS MORE OFTEN IN WHITE WOMEN.
BLACK PEOPLE HAVE MORE PROTECTIVE MELANIN CELLS IN THEIR SKIN AND THAT IS WHY THEIR SKIN DOES NOT AGE AS FAST ...Read more

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What causes the skin to dry fast?

What causes the skin to dry fast?

Fast Dry Skin: Lowered relative humidity at home or in the workplace can cause dryness of the skin, especially in the winter time. There are also some medications that can be responsible for excessive skin dryness. ...Read more

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What causes the crust of the head?

What causes the crust of the head?

Scalp: If there is a crusted area on the scalp, psoriasis is a possibility. Your physician or dermatologist can evaluate and treat it for you. ...Read more

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What causes skin to become sticky?

What causes skin to become sticky?

Sticky Skin: Sweat or perspiration often feels sticky if you sweat profusely or let the sweat dry on your skin. Sweat has salt in it and mixes with the natural oils on your skin's surface, which accounts for the uncomfortable sticky feeling when you sweat a lot. Excessive perspiration can be a side effect of a medical condition. ...Read more

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Hot room can cause skin to darken?

Hot room can cause skin to darken?

Hot room...: ...Will cause flushing and sweating as your body tries to get rid of excess heat. The flushing will stop when you leave the room and cool off. Heat will not change your skin color. ...Read more

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What could cause a black skin mark?

What could cause a black skin mark?

Black?: Black skin marks can be dangerous. You don't give any information here. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes skin to tan in the sun?

What causes skin to tan in the sun?

Tanning: The UV light from the sun's rays causes cells called melanocytes to produce a pigment named melanin. ...Read more

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What caused pain on the top of head?

What caused pain on the top of head?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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What causes flawless skin naturally?

Avoid the sun: Triggers to problem skin include sun damage, lack of sleep, hormone imbalance, stress, picking, constantly touching your face with dirty hands. ...Read more

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What causes pain on top of your head?

What causes pain on top of your head?

Number of things: Your scalp is innervated by numerous nerves, most notably the occipital nerves in the back of your head which, if irritated, can lead to pain on the top of your head. You also have a muscle. Tissue that runs from the top of your neck that wraps up around your head and irritation to this can cause pain. Beyond that, sunburns, skin irritation, fungal infections, all can cause extracranial pain there. ...Read more

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What causes white patches on the skin?

White Patches: Psoriasis and vitiligo, may cause a light or white patch or other discoloration on skin. Treatment focuses on controlling the length and severity of flare-ups. See your doctor to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes discolouration on my skin?

Have it evaluated: Pigmented skin lesion should be evaluated by your physician. If they have changed in size or color, you may need to have them biopsied. ...Read more

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What causes a person skin to whelp up?

Allergies usually: If she has contact dermatitis it can be from allergies that you are in contact with or in the environment. Hot showers, anxiety, stress and upset can also cause this. See your doctor to determne if you need treatment. ...Read more

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What causes my skin to change with age?

What causes my skin to change with age?

Sunlight and gene: Genetics are the main force of causing aging. Sunlight, particualrly the uva, is the main force other than gene causing aged-look. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the head left side?

What causes pain in the head left side?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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What could cause my skin to be so thin?

Aging and sun.: Both natural aging with time and sun exposure over time contributing to thinning of the skin. This is seen easily on the arms and hands in older individuals who have gotten a lot of exposure with driving cars. Thinned skin is more easily traumatized and bruised. Over enough time with repetitive bruising to thin skinned areas, the skin will darken due to deposition of hemosiderin pigment. ...Read more

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What would cause your head to hurt 24/7?

What would cause your head to hurt 24/7?

There are many: Potential causes for head pain. So many, that I would not want to try to guess at the cause of yours. I would encourage you to see your primary care provider. If warranted a neurologic evaluation may be made. ...Read more

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What causes cold sensations in the head?

What causes cold sensations in the head?

Col head: You are cold headeaded
From the symptoms you describe, it sounds that it could be a circulatory disturbance (due to compression of blood vessels) or a nerve pinched. This may occurs due to any clots in blood vessels, excessive alcohol use or diabetes. I would suggest evaluating all the possibilities with the help of a doctor first.
Further referral to a neurologist will surely help you. ...Read more

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What can cause my skin to be blackening?

Depends: It depends where the skin darkening is occuring. If it is appearing around the neck it is called acanthosis nigricans and is associated with pre diabetic condition. I would have a knowledgable skin specialist check it out. ...Read more

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What causes crawley feelings on the skin?

Many but: On most instances, I would first try to treat it as dry skin by applying moisturizing lotion regularly especially immediately after bathing while avoiding scented or antibacterial soap. If this fails to work after a couple of weeks, I would start looking for a psychologic or neurologic issue. ...Read more

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What causes brown squiggly lines under skin?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation. This has to be seen physically to give you the answer. ...Read more

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What causes perfect skin with home remedies?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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Ichy skin and tiggley skin what's the cause?

Dry skin/anxiety: Itchy skin can be caused by many things. Usually it is dry skin or eczema/sensitive skin; try a moisturizer for dry skin. Tingling skin can be caused by anxiety/hyperventilation or other conditions (diabetes, heartconditions) or issues related to temperature (especially heat or cold exposure). See your familydoc if no relief. Epsom salt baths help too, with some camomile or lavender... ...Read more

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Can hitting your head be a cause for concern?

Can hitting your head be a cause for concern?

Maybe: Head injury associated with loss of consciousness or neurological deficits needs to be evaluated. Head injury without these signs can usually be treated at home. ...Read more

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What causes pain in my head when I bend over?

What causes pain in my head when I bend over?

Two different things: One serious, one not serious. You could have hypertension and the increased pressure when you bend over/forward, can cause pressure and headaches. If this is the case, you should be checked by your physician as soon as possible and need BP control. You also may have tight back and neck muscles that, when you bend forward, your pull on those muscles, causing a cervicogenic type headache. ...Read more

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What can cause the back of your head to hurt?

What can cause the back of your head to hurt?

Many things: Most likely cause is trauma if you hit your head for any reason. Also could just be tension headaches, but could mean something much more serious. You definitely need to see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes the crawling feeling in your head?

What causes the crawling feeling in your head?

Formication: Formication is the sense that something is crawling on your skin. It has many possible causes: menopause, Morgellon's Disease, allergies, skin cancer, syphilis, diabetic neuropathy, Lyme Disease, Herpes Zoster, pesticide exposure, mercury poisoning, alcohol withdrawal, medication /drug use such as: amphetamines, cocaine, Adderall or Ritalin (methylphenidate). ...Read more