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White Dry Patches On Skin
White, dry patches of skin on my arm and occasionally on my legs. Flaky in appearance but not itchy. Most prominent after water contact... What is it?
White dry skin patches in my body. Itches a lot.Patches have significant outer reddish boundary.Keeps spreading.Started from inner thigh.What to do?
Topical Ointments: For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Daily moisturization is important as well. Other tips: Take quick shower (10-15min) in lukewarm water while avoiding harsh and drying cleansers. Pat away excess water and immediately apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. ...Read more
Face Patches..: Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers like Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream immediately after shower to damp skin. Apply Aquaphor at night to patches before bed. Reduce itch with OTC antihistamines like Zyrtec. For break-through itch, oral Benadryl and/or Sarna lotion can be added. Irritating environmental factors should be avoided ...Read more
I have a white spots and dry skin on it. And sometimes it become reddish. Whats d cause? How will it be cured? Skin has patches. :"(((
Abruptly started to get a red patch of skin of left side of penile shaft. Area gets dry and small white patches of skin peel/scale off it and looks like it spreading up the shaft.
Latex?: The biggest concern with these symptoms on genitalia is sexually transmitted diseases. Other causes can be allergies to latex or lubricants, oils, creams etc. The best solution if you cannot isolate the cause is to see a doctor and complete a thorough history and evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have enlarged taste buds on the back of my tongue, they are painful, it almost feels like dry, cracked skin. My tongue has odd white patches, why?
See a dentist: Wait a few days and see if your condition improves. Maybe you burned your tongue. If your tongue does not feel better or look better in a few days see a dentist. ...Read more
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