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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
The skin in my palms and hands in general would suddenly itch no matter how much lotion i apply. Also my palms and knuckles are reddish in colour. Why?
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
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
Why does my body tan but my face burns when i go in the sun? Is something wrong with the pigment on my face?
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
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?
In the summer my hands wrinkle fast in the water and have little holes in the skin. What can cause this? I sweat a lot in the hands, especially in th
Sounds normal: This doesn't sound abnormal. Everybody's skin wrinkles when immersed in water. Check with your doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
I get a rash every summer when i go out in the sun that is on my arms around my elbows. The only thing that helps is elecon cream. Lupus related?
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?
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