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Why does my skin breakout more in the summer?

Why does my skin breakout more in the summer?

Acne: Heat, sweating, excess oil production, hormone changes are all possible causes of breaking out more in the summer. You could try otc acne med or cleansers. You could also consider showering with soap after exercise. There are many available treatment for the outbreaks. ...Read more

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Why doesn't the skin on my palms get tanned when I lay out in the sun?

Why doesn't the skin on my palms get tanned when I lay out in the sun?

They can tan: The palms of your hands can tan. It's just that most people when they tan don't lie with their palms face up so they don't get as much sun and therfore don't tan. You should always wear a broadspectrum sunscreen for uva and uvb rays with an spf of 30 or greater to help protect against skin cancer. ...Read more

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Why does my skin flake in the spring now? Used to be only winter. Do I need more oil in my diet? 58

Why does my skin flake in the spring now? Used to be only winter. Do I need more oil in my diet? 58

Season change: A change of seasons will often cause dryness and flaking of the skin. Diet has no effect on skin moisture content, no matter what you have read online or in magazines. Try applying a good moisturizing lotion after bathing, while your skin is still moist. If that doesn't work, a dermatologist can prescribe one of the new lipid-rich emulsions that restore hydrophobic molecules to your skin. ...Read more

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Why does skin blister in the sun?

Why does skin blister in the sun?

Blisters: Photodermatitis or sun poisoning is a form of allergic skin reaction. Among the many causes are lemon oil in fragrances, coal tars, paba in sunscreens, st. John's wort, benzoyl peroxide, tetracyclin antibiotics, retinoids, pellagra, some plants, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents such as ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Why does my body tan but my face burns when i go in the sun? Is something wrong with the pigment on my face?

Why does my body tan but my face burns when i go in the sun? Is something wrong with the pigment on my face?

White man disease: Very common in fair skinned individuals you need to use high spf sun block and stay out of the most direct sun, wear a brimmed hat, oh and you can go in before you burn. ...Read more

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Why do I get more ring worm spots in the winter than in the summer?

Why do I get more ring worm spots in the winter than in the summer?

RINGWORM SPOTS: These may not be ringworm. It may be a harmless condition called tinea versicolor. Without seeing i couldn't be sure. Do see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Spent a lot of my summer in the heat/humidity and have flesh colored bumps on one knee cap. Does not itch. Treatment? Will it go away in winter?

Spent a lot of my summer in the heat/humidity and have flesh colored bumps on one knee cap. Does not itch. Treatment? Will it go away in winter?

Might be ...: molluscum contagiosum. This common skin disease is caused by a virus easily spread from person-to-person often by sharing towels/clothing. They look like warts. Diagnosis by dermatologist with skin scraping. Treatment can be topical or freezing with liquid nitrogen. It probably won't just go away by itself. See your doctor/Dermatologist. Stay well:) ...Read more

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When I sweat my face and upper body break out in a rash. The rash is extremely itchy and burns. Lasts for 5 minutes. Only happens when I sweat. Why?

When I sweat my face and upper body break out in a rash. The rash is extremely itchy and burns. Lasts for 5 minutes. Only happens when I sweat. Why?

There are many cause: of urticaria or hives. Cold and heat can both cause a temporary hive eruption. I usually recommend antihistamines prior to activities that lead to sweating. but verify with doctor:) ...Read more

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What is this rash on my inside of buttocks , that happens when I walk to much and sweats, burn a little, they are in my profile pic, pink and raised?

What is this rash on my inside of buttocks , that happens when I walk to much and sweats, burn a little, they are in my profile pic, pink and raised?

Localized irritation: This most likely is a folliculitis that can be aggravated by the sweaty conditions you describe. Another possibility is a fungal infection. Cotton underwear, pants that are not tight, and good hygiene should help. ...Read more

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Why is my body so much thinner in the summer?

Why is my body so much thinner in the summer?

Seasonal change: Summer time is usually warmer in Ohio. You may use up more calories in exercise, sweating, or just not eat as much. Lighter clothing may make you more aware of your body. Weighing yourself with a bathroom scale may give you more insight into how much lighter you actually have become in the summer. Winter is cold and most people are less active and can gain weight more easily during that season ...Read more

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I always get a rash in the summer and it appears to be from the sun. Fluid filled red spots. Gets much worse if i burn and itches so bad. Sun allergy

I always get a rash in the summer and it appears to be from the sun. Fluid filled red spots. Gets much worse if i burn and itches so bad. Sun allergy

Photosensitivity: If this occurs at the exposed skin areas, then it is from photosensitivity. Are you taking any photosensitizing medications which triggers a rash only upon strong sun exposure. Lime juice can induce a photosensitive reaction at the site of contact but it is ? that drinking it would do the same. Sunscreen with titanium, long-sleeve . See derm if problem persist. ...Read more

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Sometimes after exercising in the cold my skin itches, mostly on my egs that are exposed to the air. What causes this?

Sometimes after exercising in the cold my skin itches, mostly on my egs that are exposed to the air. What causes this?

Rapid drying.: Evaporation is a cooling process. If you're sweating in cold weather it causes the skin to dry fast which can cause itchiness. ...Read more

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I have lupus and the sun burns my skin why is that?

I have lupus and the sun burns my skin why is that?

DNA repair: This is a common featuer of lupus, though not all patients have it. The current best theory is that lupus patients cannot repair the minor dna damage from sun exposure as quickly / efficiently as they should. ...Read more

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When i'm in the sun i get a keratosis pilaris outbreak and the more i'm in the sun the worse it gets! help please?

When i'm in the sun i get a keratosis pilaris outbreak and the more i'm in the sun the worse it gets! help please?

Lubricate+exfoliate: Otherwise known as orange peel skin, these tend to do better in the summer, when there is more sun exposure. Make sure to lubricate and exfoliate. ...Read more

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I have peeling skin around my nose area on both sides. It turns red and begins to show more when the weather changes. Will cocoa butter help?

I have peeling skin around my nose area on both sides. It turns red and begins to show more when the weather changes. Will cocoa butter help?

? seborrheic eczema: skin care is important, keep it dry and clean, check the following link for more info, if no improvement see your doctor / dermatologist, good luck http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/seborrheic-dermatitis-medref#2 ...Read more