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What are some ways to stop skin peeling after sunburn?

What are some ways to stop skin peeling after sunburn?

MOISTURIZE!: Use a water based cream. I like dml lotion and dml forte cream. They are unscented and hypoallergenic. They can be used topically anywhere on the skin as well. http://www.personandcovey.com/productdetail.asp?productid=19. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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How to stop itchy scrotum?

How to stop itchy scrotum?

Itching Scrotum: In most cases this itching is a jock itch or a fungal dermatitis. This kind of infection is common and usually can improve with over the counter anti-fungals. If there is any sores, redness, heat you may need to be seen by your physician. If this is just dry skin i often recommend a very strong moisturizing lotion such as lac-hydrin. ...Read more

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How to stop picking and scratching scalp?

How to stop picking and scratching scalp?

Does this tend to: be a compulsive, recurrent behavior? See that you suffer from anxiety Disorder and ADHD. First deal with the anxiety. If that doesn't improve things - consider Behavioral therapy or Cognitive behavioral therapy for the picking and scratching. There are a # of ways to address anxiety: behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Acupuncture, Acupressure, ...Read more

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How to stop skin picking habits? Face and groin

How to stop skin picking habits? Face and groin

Just stop!: Not sure what you're picking. Acne? Picking might lead to permanent scarring of your skin. That's one reason to stop. ...Read more

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How to stop scalp skin from flaking?

How to stop scalp skin from flaking?

Rotate Shampoos: Start rotating over-the-counter shampoos daily that have the following ingredients: ketoconazole, selenium sulfide, zinc pyrithione and/or salicylic acid. If that does not help, the next step would be an evaluation by a dermatologist for a possible prescription topical. ...Read more

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How to use skin creams to treat my dry skin condition without causing pimples ?

How to use skin creams to treat my dry skin condition without causing pimples ?

Noncomedogenic: Look for the words noncomedogenic on the products your buy. These are products that have been tested not to block pores or cause acne. ...Read more

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How can you stop embarrassing scalp itch?

How can you stop embarrassing scalp itch?

Anti dand shmpoo: Like head and shoulders, or the like. ...Read more

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What are good ways to stop peeling (after sunburn)?

What are good ways to stop peeling (after sunburn)?

Simple Care: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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I have very dry face skin. What are the best ways to moisturize it?

I have very dry face skin. What are the best ways to moisturize it?

Coconut oil : Coconut oil is an excellent moisturizer for your skin apply a medium layer to your skin twice a day or more often as needed. ...Read more

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How can you stop itching my eczema?

How can you stop itching my eczema?

Eczema treatment: Ask your doctor, allergist or dermatologist for topical treatments to reduce itching. Oral antihistamine pills may also help decrease itching. Avoiding triggers is also helpful. Seeing a specialist can help you identify triggers. ...Read more

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How to stop hand eczema from itching?

How to stop hand eczema from itching?

Topical steroids: Topical steroids creams or ointments are effective treatments for hand eczema. Sometimes a contact allergy can cause hand dermatitis, so it may be helpful to consult a dermatologist or allergist. ...Read more

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Popping pimples make them red? How to calm my skin

Popping pimples make them red? How to calm my skin

Pimples: Don't pop them--it just makes your skin red and can leave scars. See your doctor for a treatment to proven them. ...Read more

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How can you stop your skin from flaking?

If your skin is: flaking and dry - consider quality moisturizer. If skin is flaking due to a medical problem - recommend dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Best way to heal broken dry skin on hands and prevent infection to myself and others?

Best way to heal broken dry skin on hands and prevent infection to myself and others?

Creams, ointments: Broken or fissured skin on the hands are best treated with creams not lotions. Eucerin cream is good. Aquaphor is another good one. Best to apply at night and the cover with gloves til morning. When hands are in water or chemicals, wear gloves. Topical steroids by prescription also very helpful. There is no cure. Avoid things that make it worse. Above topicals are good to use during day. ...Read more

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How can you stop dry skin on face?

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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How to stop heat rash itch?

How to stop heat rash itch?

Cold compresses: For immediate relief cold compresses with milk on a paper towel to remove the heat from the skin. Oatmeal baths are soothing. Topical steroid lotion can also help. As a preventive an absorbent powder such as zeasorb. ...Read more

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Should I try to remove the scaly patches of skin myself?

No: They will grow back. You need to treat the inflammation underneath initially with external medications such as tazorac, (tazarotene) taclonex, luxiq, dovonex to control problem. Picking can make it worse and will cause bleeding. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent my skin and scalp from becoming itchy when i move to colorado?

Are there any good ways to prevent my skin and scalp from becoming itchy when i move to colorado?

Itchy and dry scalp: I assume you think it will be this way due to the elevation? In general only wash your hair every other day, don't scrub your scalp too much with the shampoo, use a shampoo that has 'hydrating' on the label, and most importantly...Drink lots and lots of water. It really shouldn't be a problem...Enjoy colorado! ...Read more

Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more