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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
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
Mineral based make u: Mineral (all natural) make up is the way to go. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
HI. Was prescribed rozex 0.75% cream, I'm using it once a day in the AM as I've dry skin type. Is that enough to make a difference? Thank you
Use the cream: Be patient and keep your follow up appointment with the prescribing Dr ...Read more
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
I have some rosacea, but skin just got blotchy, felt taut & extra dry & red. Using moisturizer seemed to make it worse. What are other options?
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
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
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
DERMATITIS: You can try putting your cream on the genitals, if persistent see your md. It can be something else. ...Read more
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
Seborrhoic dematitis: Patches o seborrhoa can heal and then break down. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more
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
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
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
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