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How does one treat dry, itchy skin?

Lubrication/see MD. It may be due to dry skin and moisturisation will work.But there are other causes of dry skin and you should see your doctor or dermatologist for the cause and treatment. Read more...

I would like help on dry, itchy skin?

Sarna lotion. Buy the sarna lotion for sensitive skin and it will start to give you relief, use aveno bath oil in the shower on your washcloth and use witch hazel to stop the itch. Read more...

What is the most effective thing to do for dry, itchy skin?

Eucerin cream. Eucerin cream before you towel dry after a shower. It is absorbed better on the moist skin, then gently pat the skin dry. Read more...

Dry/itchy skin ever since I started showering >1 time a day?

Showering too often. You are washing all the protective oils off of your skin. That results in dryness and itching. One shower a day is plenty; and use a mild soap -- liquids are usually gentler than bar soaps. Read more...
Moisturize. Each time we shower, we remove essential protective oils from our skin, and then it becomes dry and flaky. Replenishing the lost oils by moisturizing immediately after showers will help improve dry skin. There are lotions that mimic contents in the skin such as cetaphil restoraderm. Read more...

Dry & itchy skin for 2-3 weeks. When I scratch it leaves reddish bumpy lines. That usually take 12 hrs to disappear. What could it be?

Need to examine. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. However, the response to scratching is normal. Try using an emollient, like Vaseline on the dry skin. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Read more...

Is dry itchy skin a symptom of hiv?

Good Question. "dry skin affects up to half of adults with hiv". That's the problem with the internet and statistics. It does not mean that 1/2 of all people with dry skin have hiv. It means 1/2 of all people with HIV have dry skin. Are you in a high risk group to get hiv. Talk to your doctor. If not. Its dry skin. Read more...

What's the best treatment for dry itchy skin?

Hydrate; Less Soap. Limit your showers to less that five minutes and use a soap free cleanser (cetaphil, olay for sensitive skin). Apply a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizer at least once per day (eucerin, moisturel). For red, itchy areas, resist the temptation to scratch. If necessary, apply a 1% Hydrocortisone cream twice per day for less than one week. Read more...