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What is the difference between rosacea and eczematous dry skin?

What is the difference between rosacea and eczematous dry skin?

Rosacea & eczema: There are several excellent answers on the differences between rosacea and eczema. I would like to add one condition that is rosacea but can look like eczema. That is perioral dermatitis. Perioral dermatitis can be red, itchy, scaly and can definitely be mistaken for eczema. However, treating it like eczema with moisturizers and steroid creams can actually make it significantly worse. ...Read more

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Rosacea (Definition)

A condition of the thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more


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Is this rosacea? Irritated skin from reaction to a product. Didn't settle. Burning, warmth, redness. Dry skin. Now tingling and face is mildy red with some flushing in eves. Triggers:heat&emotion

Is this rosacea? Irritated skin from reaction to a product. Didn't settle. Burning, warmth, redness. Dry skin. Now tingling and face is mildy red with some flushing in eves. Triggers:heat&emotion

Could be or allergy: If you have those symptoms as a reaction to a product it sounds more like allergy or allergic dermatitis. You may also have rosacea, which can result in flushing and facial redness especially with heat, stress or alcohol triggers. Either way you should see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the difference between eczema and just dry skin?

What is the difference between eczema and just dry skin?

Atopic dermatitis: Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/eczema/basics/definition/con-20032073 for info on eczema aka atopic dermatitis which is a condition leading to red itchy skin which may or may not be dry. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/dry-skin/basics/causes/con-20030009 for info on (not so) common causes of dry skin like hot water, harsh soaps, sun exposure, etc. ...Read more

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What is the difference between dandruff and dry skin?

What is the difference between dandruff and dry skin?

They can look alike: They can look the same on the scalp, however there can be subtle differences. Dry skin would tend to be over the entire scalp and can worsen with use of a medicated shampoo. Gentle shampoos and less frequent washing are better for dry scalp. Dandruff is usually from psoriasis or seborrheic dermatitis on the scalp, often with thicker, larger scales, redness, itching. Medicated shampoos often help. ...Read more

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What's the symptomatic difference between dry skin and hot flashes? My skin feels really hot on and off like sunburn for a few min

What's the symptomatic difference between dry skin and hot flashes? My skin feels really hot on and off like sunburn for a few min

Hot flashes need: Are treated with hormones A sudden feeling of warmth spreading through your upper body and face
A flushed appearance with red, blotchy skin Rapid heartbeat
Perspiration, mostly on your upper body
Feeling chilled as the hot flash subsides
Hot flashes vary in frequency — you may have few or many in a day — and each hot flash usually subsides in a few minutes. Dry skin is constantly irritated ...Read more

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What is the difference between blotchy skin and acne rosacea?

What is the difference between blotchy skin and acne rosacea?

Rosacea Has More: Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition that includes blotchy skin as a sign. It may also present with an enlarged nose (rhinophyma), or many papules. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between having blotchy skin and acne rosacea?

Is there any difference between having blotchy skin and acne rosacea?

Rosacea Has More: Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition that includes blotchy skin as a sign. It may also present with an enlarged nose (rhinophyma), or many papules. ...Read more

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Are there any differences between having dry skin and eczema?

Are there any differences between having dry skin and eczema?

Yes: Eczema is a form of hereditary dry skin that waxes and wanes and is more prominent in childhood. It is usually accompanied by cradle cap in infants and severe itching. Eczema has a particular pattern in the skin and it changes as you age, and mostly resolves in adolescence. People with eczema tend to have allergic problems. ...Read more

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What are the differences between dry skin and eczema skin?

What are the differences between dry skin and eczema skin?

Different in degree: Dry skin just dry and flaky. It becomes "eczema" when it's itchy, red, oozy, crusted, blistering, swollen, etc. ...Read more

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Is dry flaky skin behind ear a sign of rosacea?

Is dry flaky skin behind ear a sign of rosacea?

Seborrheic dermatiti: Dry flaky skin behind the ears is more likely due to seborrheic dermatitis, a condition that is cause by excessive colonization of a common yeast called pityrosporum ovale (or malassesia furfur). Treatment typically involves reduced colonization, such as the use of head and shoulder, Nizoral (ketoconazole) or selsun blue shampoos. Lather and leave in for 5min then wash off. ...Read more

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Is dry, flaky skin typical with rosacea?

Yes: Dry cheeks are not unusual and it can be associated with seborrheic dermatitis or dry skin in the same individual. ...Read more

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I have red blotchy skin on my neck and chest. It doesn't itch or overly dry. It worsens with stress but never goes away. I've thought possibly rosacea?

I have red blotchy skin on my neck and chest. It doesn't itch or overly dry. It worsens with stress but never goes away. I've thought possibly rosacea?

Rosacea unlikely: If it is only on your neck and chest, it is unlikely to be rosacea. The fact that it does not itch tends to rule out allergic causes and fungal infection. Unfortunately, one really needs to examine and feel the rash in order to help make a diagnosis. Best to see your doctor for further evaluation. Sorry I cannot be more helpful. ...Read more

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How can I get relief from dry itchy skin on my forehead and eyebrows from rosacea? I take doxycycline but that doesn't control the drying skin in fall

How can I get relief from dry itchy skin on my forehead and eyebrows from rosacea? I take doxycycline but that doesn't control the drying skin in fall

Check out these: Links. Take care! (consider visiting us in las vegas in the fall and get a massage. The oil they rub all over u will definitely solve your problem. Just a thought!) http://w.m.webmd. Com/healthy-beauty/features/ten-winter-skin-care-tips. Http://beauty. About. Com/od/skinflaws/a/skinsavers. Htm. ...Read more

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I have a white spots and dry skin on it. And sometimes it become reddish. What's d cause? How will it be cured? Skin has patches. :" ( ( (

I have a white spots and dry skin on it. And sometimes it become reddish. What's d cause? How will it be cured? Skin has patches. :" ( ( (

White spots and dry: There are many causes for these types of symptoms. They need to be examined by a dermatologist to make a diagnosis. Can't answer your question without seeing the rash. ...Read more

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My partner has eczema. Now he has discovered whit dry skin on his penis. Could this b the same?

DERMATITIS: You can try putting your cream on the genitals, if persistent see your md. It can be something else. ...Read more

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What can cause older men to develop dry skin?

What can cause older men to develop dry skin?

OLD MEN DRY SKIN: 1. Age.
2. Exposure to the sun.
3. Various medications.
4.Irritating soaps and degtergents.
5. Hormone changes
6. Cold weather. ...Read more

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What can I do about excessive facial dry skin?

What can I do about excessive facial dry skin?

Good Moisturizer: Consider cerave or cetaphil. A facial may help. Visit a dermatologist for further workup. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat dry skin with fine lines!?

What can I do to treat dry skin with fine lines!?

Sunscreen, retinoid: Use a moisturizing broad spectrum sunscreen every single day, and ask your doctor for a prescription for a topically applied retinoid cream such as retin-a, to apply at night. Stop smoking or breathing second-hand smoke. Eat healthily, with plenty of fresh vegetables, avoid red meat, drink water, stop smoking, take vitamin d daily. ...Read more

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Can chronically dry skin be a sign of a more serious problem?

Yes, it's possible: You could have ichthyosis, this is not a harmful condition. Additionally a condition like mycosis fungoides- cutaneous lymphoma is possible. I would start with a good moisturizer like cetaphil or cerave and see if that works. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is dry skin and which product we use for facials?

Dry skin: Dry skin is also known as xerosis. Check out the american academy of dermatology website for additional information: http://www. Aad. Org/skin-conditions/dermatology-a-to-z/xerosis. ...Read more

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Would dry skin cause sores to disappear and then re-appear on your head?

Seborrhoic dematitis: Patches o seborrhoa can heal and then break down. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have really dry skin. What can I use to have soft smooth skin?

What to do if I have really dry skin. What can I use to have soft smooth skin?

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 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 often using gentle means. ...Read more

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I've developed small dry patches of dry skin on my body recently, what could I do?

Eval.: If you have dry skin, try moisturizers and non-drying soaps. If you appear to have a rash, the only way to determine what it is, is through evaluation. Your primary care provider or a dermatologist should be able to diagnose the condition. ...Read more

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Can makeup cause dry skin to break out?

Can makeup cause dry skin to break out?

Acne & makeup: Yes. Clogged pores contribute to acne. Certain makeups can clog pores. "non-comedogenic" makeups are those lacking ingredients known to clog pores in most people. The key word being "most" people... Since some people can still experience acne even when using "non-comedogenic" products. ...Read more

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What lotion can help with my extremely dry skin?

CeraVe Lotion: Especially if you have sensitive, dry skin, daily application of a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizing lotion (cerave) will promote normal desquamation and exfoliation of the epidermis. In addition, it contains ceramide that will reduce insensible water loss and enhance the barrier function and epidermal and dermal water content. ...Read more