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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 your skin to wrinkle?

What causes your skin to wrinkle?

Loss of Structure: Collagen and elastin give our skin it's robust character in youth. Age, sun, smoking, illness, diet, genetics contribute to the loss of these support structures over time. Our skin gets weak & folds/pleats in places where muscles force it. Lines on the face also develop from external forces like pressure from sleeping on your side. There are some effective ways of preventing wrinkles... ...Read more

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What causes rough, dry, thick, peeling skin on the heels? Best ways to treat/prevent and make the skin soft again?

What causes rough, dry, thick, peeling skin on the heels? Best ways to treat/prevent and make the skin soft again?

See below: You may apply an emollient like Vaseline at night to soften the thick skin. Scrape of the layers with a heel scrapper/scrubber available at drug stores, in the morning. You will need to do this on an ongoing basis. For additional treatment you may consult this site: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/495745 For 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. ...Read more

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What are causes of dry hair and ways to treat it?

What are causes of dry hair and ways to treat it?

Shampoo less: Most dry hair is caused by over-shampooing and over-blow drying, no matter what you've read. Shampoo less frequently, perhaps only once or twice a week; add a conditioner; avoid blow drying and harsh styling products. That will work 99% of the time. If it doesn't, see your doctor to rule out an underlying cause. ...Read more

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What are the causes of your skin to itch after a sunburn?

What are the causes of your skin to itch after a sunburn?

Sunburn: Inflammation is the cause of itching after sunburn. Histamine is released which causes redness, pain snd itching. Antihistamines and asprin therefore help. ...Read more

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What causes dry skin in the winter?

Low humidity: In northern areas the air is outside is low in humidity and indoors heated homes the air is low in humidity which drys out your skin amd aggravates eczema. Use moisturizers and a humfidier to improve indoor air quality. ...Read more

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What causes the skin of your butt cheeks to peel?

What causes the skin of your butt cheeks to peel?

See your doctor: You may have a yeast infection or other type of infection. If you have scratching or there is a rash your doctor can diagnose your problem and start to treat it. ...Read more

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Inability to sweat. Skin is shiny and extremely dry. What is the problem?

Inability to sweat. Skin is shiny and extremely dry. What is the problem?

Dermatology.: I don't know your diagnosis. I encourage you to see your dermatologist who can evaluate for conditions such as anhidrosis (hypohidrosis). ...Read more

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What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

What causes you to have dry skin around eyes?

Eczema or allergy: Dry skin could be a sign of atopic dermatitis or eczema which is a dry skin hypersensitivity reaction. This can happen with irritation or contact with a cosmetic ingredient causing an allergic reaction. Using topical cortisone creams and moisturizers can help. Also need to evaluate your makeup to see if you're allergic to one of the ingredients. ...Read more

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What are the best tips to moisturize dry skin on my body?

Skin care: Use lukewarm, never hot water for bathing use dove white bar unscented soap apply a liberal amount of moisturizer after bathing, one of my favorites is cerave cream. ...Read more

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What can make the skin dry?

What can make the skin dry?

Multiple: Cold temperatures and low humidity during winter,harsh soap,age,genetics,atopic dermatitis,medications for various conditions,thyroid disease ...Read more

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What foods might be the cause of me breaking out (swollen lips, skin rashes)?

What foods might be the cause of me breaking out (swollen lips, skin rashes)?

Stop eating them!: Sounds like an allergic reaction. I would avoid those foods until you have a complete allergy work up. The next time you eat these foods could be your last. See an allergist. ...Read more

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What causes the retina ditach and how to prevent that?

What causes the retina ditach and how to prevent that?

Ophthalmology: While it may happen spontaneously it can happen after an injury to the eye. Eye protection if you are in a situation where injury is possible. ...Read more

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What is the best way to repair damaged skin due to sunburn? Mainly for skin on hands.

What is the best way to repair damaged skin due to sunburn? Mainly for skin on hands.

Hand burn: Keep area clean and dry. Use cooling towel. Hands needs special care due to cosmetic and functional importance of the hand. Tetanus shot should be updated. Sivadene cream may help, some time antibiotics. ...Read more

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What causes the skin around the penis to swell a lot?

What causes the skin around the penis to swell a lot?

Inflammation!: It could be infectious, or chemical irritation. Since you did not specify whether you were circumsided, no specific answer can be made. See your pcp or go to a urologist! ...Read more

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What are the causes of hairloss and how to prevent it?

What are the causes of hairloss and how to prevent it?

Dermatologist: There are many different reasons for hairloss & different types of hairloss. You need to be evaluated and worked up by your dermatologist who can provide treatment options once the causes are known. ...Read more