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Why is my skin getting thinner and damages easily?

Why is my skin getting thinner and damages easily?

THIN SKIN: This depends upon age, sun exposure, and some medications you may be taking. Older people, mainly caucasians, who have been out in the sun for many years, will notice skin thinning. Some medications, such as Aspirin and Coumadin (warfarin) to name a few, will occasionally "damage" the skin with bruises. ...Read more

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My skin color is getting darker and it very concerning for me cause only my skin is getting dark in family?

My skin color is getting darker and it very  concerning for me cause only my skin is getting dark in family?

Genetic: Skin color is determined by your genetic makeup. Ask your parents about a distant ancestor who might had a dark color. Weakly inherited traits may not show up early in development. ...Read more

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Do allergic reactions make your skin sensitive? I've been getting over one and i've noticed my skin is sensitive and gets red and irritated easily.

Probably: Your skin will probably stay somewhat sensitive during the period in which you are recovering from an allergic reaction - may also be that you are getting sub-therapeutic treatment or continued exposure to the allergen. ...Read more

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The skin of my hand is wrinkly. My skin is very thin. I'm worried that i will get wrinkles on my face earlier than most people. Please help.

Need more info: This may be a matter of genetics, poor water intake, sun damage, sensitivity to detergent soaps etc. The skin especially on the back of the hand is normally thin. I would advise you not to smoke, drink more water, use a good hand lotion or ointment daily. You are kind of young & have plenty of time to start good skin hygiene for your whole body. ...Read more

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Why do I have very sensetive skin? It itches and gets marks easily. My blood cells are high on my yearly blood tests.

Why do I have very sensetive skin? It itches and gets marks easily. My blood cells are high on my yearly blood tests.

Skin sensitivity: is often something you are just born with. It is not something to worry about, just wear you sunscreen and keep your skin barrier protected using other moisturizers like Cerave. Any time you scratch your skin you can leave a mark. Some people have dermatographism which means they actually get a hive reaction to scratching. Again it is nothing to worry about:) Hope that helps ...Read more

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Actually my skin is so sensitive so my feet are badly cracked and become dry and so hardy. How can I do soften mt feet and remove from cracking?

Actually my skin is so sensitive so my feet are badly cracked and become dry and so hardy. How can I do soften mt feet and remove from cracking?

Skin Emollients: It is very important, especially with the colder weather months ahead, that you care for the skin on your feet. Could be a fungal component too. The cracks and fissures should be cleansed and sealed. Use skin softening agents and emollients after bathing. Wear socks during slumber with lotion on your feet. Try paraffin bathes.. See your podiatrist or dermatologist or endocrinologist. www.msfas.c. ...Read more

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I have a skin condition on my feet.Iam african.My feet are darker and are very wrinkled the skin is far from smooth what can I use.?

I have a skin condition  on my feet.Iam african.My feet are darker and are very wrinkled the skin is far from smooth what can I use.?

Moisturizing lotions: I like water-based moisturizing lotions. My favorites are dml lotion and dml forte cream. These are water based, and don't have any fragrences or colorings that could cause skin irritations. http://www.personandcovey.com/productdetail.asp?productid=19. ...Read more

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I have very dry hands to the extend my skin breaks and bleeds?

I have very dry hands to the extend my skin breaks and bleeds?

Hand eczema: You may have hand eczema that can be extremely uncomfortable and debilitating at times. Please see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treament. Other things to rule out could be chronic allergic dermatitis and psoriasis. ...Read more

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My skin seems to be getting thin how can I stop it from getting any thinner?

Age related: Skin does thin with age..avoid any kind if topical steroid cream which can also thin the skin ...Read more

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The skin under my eyes is really thin and sensitive, what can I do to thicken it?

The skin under my eyes is really thin and sensitive, what can I do to thicken it?

Eyelid skin: The skin of the eyelids is among the thinnest and most sensitive in the body. A person can be affected by allergy only in the eyelid, not affecting other skin areas. It is important to avoid drying the skin by using harsh soaps and shampoos around the eyes. Be aware that the eyelid skin may be sensitive to cosmetics not affecting other areas, and avoid those. Get an exam to rule out blepharitis. ...Read more

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Why is retin-a making the skin under my eyes feel red and raw?

Why is retin-a making the skin under my eyes feel red and raw?

Retin A (tretinoin): Retin A (tretinoin) can cause skin peeling to open the skin pores, it should not be applied to eye lids, under eye area is very sensitive, if it does not improve spontaneously you should seek help from your 1ry care physician or dermatologist. good luck ...Read more

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My hair is thinning, my skin is breaking out and dry, and my lips are severely dry and chapped?

My hair is thinning, my skin is breaking out and dry, and my lips are severely dry and chapped?

You are getting : Younger my friend. These could be signs of thyroid disorder. , vitamin deficiency etc. Discuss with your dr regarding your symptoms! ...Read more

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Will getting the icl done prevent my cornea from getting thinner and longer? I have a condition that my cornea is getting thin and long, if i get the icl done will this stop my cornea from getting thinner and longer?

Will getting the icl done prevent my cornea from getting thinner and longer? I have a condition that my cornea is getting thin and long, if i get the icl done will this stop my cornea from getting thinner and longer?

No, : No, the icl acts just like contacts and glasses, gives good vision, but does not treat other problems. You should go see an icl surgeon, bring the topography maps from the other doctor, and really find out what will work for you. If you have a progressive problem, (true keratoconus) vs an abnormal cornea, but one that isn't likely to change, then you will do well with icl! ...Read more

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