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Under Eye Skin Folds
What can cause little tiny bumps around my knuckles, an outbreak on my elbows and just about everywhere my skin folds?
Bumps: This could be several diseases. You need a skin biopsy to find out the cause of this. Your dermatologist could do this. ...Read more
Would a thread lift be effective at my age? I am 50 and am seeking a way to get rid of the ugly skin folds on my neck. I would rather avoid a lengthy recovery process if there is an alternative..
This procedure uses a barbed thread that is placed in the sub cutaneous (under the skin) plane to to pull the skin. The problem is that pulling skin will not correct that situation because the problem is with the under lying muscle-fibrous layer of the neck and face.
It will create un-nateral pulling, and will not last because the skin stretches. ...Read more
Itch in skin folds. Started small in am, now 5 hrs later areas spreading. Intense itch. Area rapidly increasing. Red itchsplotch now starting in wrist?
Hard to say: Could be a benign cyst. The ears are very cystic structures in general. If it is tender it could be a condition called chondrodermatitis nodularis helicus. However, to be sure have it checked out by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Been experiencing reddish rash in skin folds, inner part of arms and thigh areas. Slight elevation in rash. My neck have a rash as well with bumps in?
Dermatologist: See a dermatologist. Your eruption occurs in areas of friction. Yeast infections occur in these intertriginous areas, but neck involvement is usually not seen with yeast infections. Since you have such scattered involvement you should be examined for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Can someone be admitted to the (general) hospital for chronic symptoms with itchiness of the skin folds (arm pits, in between fingers, behind knees, ankles, crease of the inner arm?
Does not sound: Like a reason to admit. Sounds like you need to is it a dermatologist. ...Read more
Will I need oral antifungal drugs to treat candidiasis intertrigo, which is a yeast skin infection of skin folds?
Maybe: There are topical medications that are effective for treating that condition as well. ...Read more
Itchiness in the skin folds (thighs, inner creases of arms, ankles, behind legs, etc). Need remedies? Could it possibly be stress?
Obesity: With a lot of sweting, might make you more susceptible to fungal infection- see your pcp. ...Read more
Can cutaneous non albican candidiasis affecting skin folds (foreskin) cause epididymo-orchitis/prostatitis symptoms? Chronic pain, pelvic region too
Yeast infection: If confined to cutaneous areas it will not produce the symptoms you are describing. Suggest you see a urologist and be fully evaluated soon. ...Read more
What can be done about itching in skin folds? The itching is more intense when bathing in warm water. Medicated talcum powder gives only temporary relief. Antibiotic ointments only seem to make it worse. Cortisone cream has no effect one way or the other.
If: If there is no skin breakdown or rash, keeping a skin fold dry and as free of moisture as you can is a good start. If there is skin breakdown you may have a secondary infection or fungal rash and may need to see a physician. ...Read more
How do I clean the poop that gets under the skin folds in my newborns vagina? Can I wick it with a q-tip
Yes: I would suggest wetting the q tip first so you don't irritate the sensitive skin. ...Read more
A light brown shiny bump smooth surface in groin where skin folds btwn thigh and abdomen. Is it likely to be genital wart?
There is a small white nodule at the back of my throat in the tonsil skin folds. I have tried to remove it with a toothpick as my doctor says its not?
Tonsillolith: Try a water pick or a half-unbent paper clip ...Read more
Burning&itching in skin folds of buttocks and burning in area in contact with underwear from downward. Used hydrocortisone for a week and zinc oxide for 3 weeks improved a little then returned. It's been more than 3 months and getting worse?
That means that it: Is now time for a medical assessment. ...Read more
How can I distinguish whether I have dark under eye circles or hyperpigmented skin under my eyes?
Watch for changes: "dark circles under eyes" just means the coloring of the lower eyelids and skin below the lower lids is darker than other parts of the face. Dark circles can be from increased pigment in the skin, more blood in the skin, thinner skin so the blood in the skin shows up more easily, and any combination of the three. The coloring that changes from hour to hour, or day to day, is probably not pigment. ...Read more
What is the best procedure for tightening skin under eyes? I have EXTREMELY sensitive skin so I'm worried about scarring.
Is commonly done for this. Removal of extra skin or paradoxically putting chemical implants in. I do not know why diagnosis isn't done on them since:
fat deposit changes, FLUID, wrinkling can do this but have very very different physiology and presumably different best treatments.
But first, excercize a heck of a lot til sweating profusely and see if the bags disappear. Then, it's lymphatic fluid ...Read more
What's really dark under eye circles? It's clear to me that it's not a problem in the skin beneath the eyes so what is it?
How long does it take for dehydration lines under eye skin to go away? And how can you tell if they are dehydration lines?
Hi, I am having this strange red circle under eye, it is very dry and sometimes skin on top of that gets white and peals off. Please help.
The eyelid skin: Can suffer from the same ailments common to other parts of the body and some unique ones as well due to influence from tear film at times. In this case it could be a hypertrophic lesion that would benefit from topical therapy versus inflammatory & would also benefit from the same. In uncommon cases skin carcinomas may begin the same way. Have your Ophthalmologist look at the lesion for diagnosis. ...Read more
My boyfriends under eyes have been becoming red and puffy when he sleeps. It's progressed to almost like chapped skin. How should it b treated?
Do facial exercises work? My under eye skin is very thin and sensitive, so I'm hoping it might help. I want my skin to stay healthy and wrinkle-free!
Can U feel wrinkles forming on face? Past week it feels like someone's slightly stretching skin on cheekbones; now see wrinkles & puffiness under eyes
You cannot feel wrinkles forming. These take years and just creep up on you.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
My 15 month old kid have redish skin under eyes. He is taking less milk in these days please giide me may be I have to change milk of baby. I'm using me?
Milk intake: Normal for toddlers to decrease milk intake as they eat more solid food. Redness under eyes unlikely due to milk. Follow up with doctor re eye redness. ...Read more
I've become a lot weaker. I used to be a healhy kid. I was an excessive masturbator. Face skin became dull and dark circles came under eyes. Please guide?
No: No exercises will make eyelid skin thicker unfortunately. ...Read more
I am only 17 but I have weird bumpy looking skin under eyes which looks really old, tired and unhealthy?
Skin yellowing: Skin yellowing can occur in hepatitis (inflammation of the liver which may be due to viruses, autoimmune diseases, medications, and other), low thyroid function, certain types of anemia and a number of other conditions. Bags under eyes can occur in a number of conditions as well. Please see your doctor as soon as possible for an evaluation and blood work. This needs a diagnosis as soon as possible. ...Read more
Bug bite, infection: See your doctor if it doesn't resolve by tomorrow. An infection can spread into the actual orbital capsule of the eye. In the meantime, put a warm compress on the area of puffiness. Is it itchy, painful, or is there a discharge? These are things your doctor will need to know. ...Read more
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more
Clogged oil gland: Possibly a sty. A sty is when an oil gland of the eyelid margin gets clogged and the oil backs up and forming a pocket of stagnant oil and the eyelid becomes inflamed. A hordeolum is the acute phase or beginning stage of a stye, and a chalazion is the chronic phase (where the oil becomes more granular, thick and the skin inflammation resolves, but there is still a bump/nodule in the eyelid). ...Read more