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See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
Dry peeling skin: There are a number of causes of dry peeling skin. You can use a cream like lachydrin (lactic acid) twice daily to improve the symptoms. I think 5% is otc while 12% is prescription. Fungal infection is one of the causes of scaling so if it is not resolved see your doctor. ...Read more
Rash in moustache: Seborrheic dermatitis is common in the moustache/beard area as well as scalp, central face, chest and back. Washing the area gently with a dandruff shampoo may help. If this does not help or if there are open sores or pustules, please see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more
I normally experience skin rash red itchy bumps in armpits. Recently have appeared under breast. In groin area itchy, red bumpy, flaking rash appeared?
Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?
Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more
Sunburn: If you are using a tanning bed and are getting the symptoms you describe then this is probably a sunburn, plain and simple. Of course, as a dermatologist, i would recommend against tanning beds. If you are getting these symptoms then you are basically burning your skin just as if you were being exposed to sunlight. ...Read more
A challenging one: This is a tough one to try and respond to with just the limited information. My first thought might be something you are coming into contact with, deodorant, antiperspirant? You list "breast ops" in your past. Perhaps this may be due to lymphedema from those procedures. I would say you should address this with your doctor to start the process. ...Read more
What can be done for underarm fungus itch and discoloration when otc has not worked and cant do oral med. is there a laser or peel that can help?
Need rx topical: First of all, need to be seen by a dermatologist to know if it is fungal. Then we can try the right treatment. I have seen many self diagnosed 'fungal' infection, that is not. ...Read more
What is the use of chemical peel in whitening the underarm? How does it work with the whitening cream? Can the whitening cream whitens alone d underar
Theres a bump under my left armpit, brownish and hard. seems like something is peeling off? how to treat it
After i peeled off my underarm it become redness very itchy and shiny at the sametime. I used peeling off local. What should I do?
Give it a break: I'm not sure what you mean by " peeling off local" but it sounds like you have developed what we call a contact dermatitis. That happens when you develop a local allergic reaction to something in the peal compound. It could be other things like infection in the sweat glands or the underarm hair. Soak it in warm water and then some cortisone cream. If no better or getting worse have it checked. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Peeling skin causes: Thank you for your question. Peeling, redness, and itching of the skin may be caused by many things. There are forms of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external sources such allergies to topical treatments or otherwise. Having an examination performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Why is it not safe to use green peeling oil and bleach your underarm when you are breastfeeding? What can be the effect on the child? Thanks!
Have had tiny painful itchy lumps start to form tiny hole in middle of bump blister and skin peeling for long time under armpit.
Sometimes: Glands get infected like h. Suppurativa, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have skin peeling in one armpit. It started with extreme itchiness and now peels daily. I have nummular eczema on my torso. Could this be the same?
Likely have ezcema: This skin condition could be another type of ezcema like you have on your torso. It is unusual that this is only occuring in one armpit and not the other. I would be useful for a doctor to examine the rash. You could also try an OTC steroid cream and see if it goes away. If not then go see the doctor. ...Read more
I have 2large hard lumps in my breast my nipple has inverted and has an orange peel look i also have 3 smaller lumps in armpit what is this?
I had redness and slight pain in each of my underarms for about 2 weeks now, today i noticed its very dry and chaffing or peeling, looks like flaky skn?
Intertrigo: Intertrigo is a fancy name for a rash that shows up between the folds of skin. It is a very common skin rash that can crop up throughout life. The most common areas affected include larger skin-fold areas such as: armpits, beneath the breasts, genital area, abdomen. Try otc Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or cortisone 10 twice a day. ...Read more
No: Pockmarks or acne scars are very difficult to treat because they represent an injury through both the epidermis and the dermis of the skin. Skin peels only treat the superficial aspect of the epidermis and cannot penetrate through the entire dermis without causing a full thickness burn that would require reconstruction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chemical peels: Among the more serious and undesirable chemical peel side effects are changes in shin color. It is possible, although rare when you're treated by a qualified physician, to develop hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation after a chemical peel. Hyperpigmentation is increased color of the skin. ...Read more
Skin procedure: Jessner lymphocytic infiltration of the skin is a veryyt111y`1y rear condition described by jessner in 1953, it produces photosensitivity of the skin and belived to turn into other diseases later on on life such as le.The peel is the removal of the superficial skin layer with the lymphocytic infiltrate. ...Read more
No: After birth there's a lot of peeling, especially of skin near the wrists and ankles. You can think of this almost like a dead layer of "lizard skin" that needs to be shed. The skin underneath that is healthy and normal-- once that top layer of dead skin peels off, your baby will be fine. If the peeling continues past a few weeks, talk w/ your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Peel depth?: Most chemical peels done at spas and medspas tend to be superficial and need to be performed in a series to get the best corrective results. It's best to follow the post treatment protocol discussed and given to you by the treating facility. Often this will include specific regimen for up to 7 days post peel followed by return to your regular skin care regimen thereafter. Daily sunscreen is a must ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer