What can I do to relieve really dry skin on my head/scalp?

Seborrheic Eczema. If you also have dandruff, it is possible that have seborrheic eczema which is a more inflammatory form. Daily use of an anti-dandruff shampoo (head and shoulders) will help to reduce the dry skin.

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I have dry skin, dry scalp, dry everything, any suggestions?

Coconut Oil. You need to moisturize from the inside out. Consider using coconut oil. You will need about 3 tablespoons daily. Additionally/alternatively, 3 tablespoons of olive oil can be helpful. Peace and good health. Read more...
Dryness. Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire body w soap every day. Use soap on areas that are dirty or where body. Read more...

What to do if I have real dry skin on my whole body including my face and scalp, could what to do if I have a disease?

Dry skin. Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire body w soap every day. Use soap on areas that are dirty or where body. Read more...

I don't know how to explain this, but my baby in her scalp has these brown color dry skin, when I scrub it off it comes back, is this dry skin?

Cradle Cap. If your baby's scalp has flaky, dry skin that looks like dandruff, or thick, oily, yellowish or brown scaling or crusting patches, it's probably cradle cap. Doctors call it infantile seborrheic dermatitis, and it's very common. Cradle cap isn't cute, but it's harmless. It shows up most often in the first few months of life and usually clears up on its own in about six to 12 months . Read more...

My 2 year old has a small spot on scalp that looks like dry skin but wont come off?

Scalp. The patch on your child, 's scalp may be a patch of cradle cap or seborrhoic dermatitis try shampooing his scalp with an anti fungal shampoo. Read more...

For 6 years I have been getting extremely thick patches of dry skin at the back of my scalp. Special shampoos don't work is there any oral medication?

Scalp Psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis is a common skin disorder that produces raised, reddish, and often scaly patches. It can appear as one or multiple patches on the scalp, affect the entire scalp, and spread beyond the scalp to the forehead, back of the neck, or behind the ears. Medications include soriatane, (acitretin) biologics, or methotrexate. Read more...

Dry scalp also dry skin in eyebrows also in beard in mu stash. Can get irritated and red sometime?

Seborrheic dermatitis. That red, itchy rash on your scalp that has flaky scales could be seborrheic dermatitis, or seborrhea. It's a common skin disease that looks similar to psoriasis, eczema, or an allergic reaction. And it can appear on your body as well as your scalp. Read more...
Dry skin. It may sound strange but I recommend you go to a hair salon. The team will either take good care of you - very likely, but you must also see your doctor about the beard, eyebrows etc. I have a beard that I control (at least that is what I think), but you should see an Eye doctor some time soon. Hope all goes well! Read more...

What causes muscle pain and weakness, body aches, and dry skin and scalp?

Thyroid? 23 yo female bemoans dry skin, widespread aches & "muscle pain". These symptoms suggest need for general exam & labs. Hypothyroidism & fibromyalgia are considerations. Consultants might include Rheumatologist, Osteopath, & Alternative & Complementary Physician, and in that order. . Read more...