Dry skin patches on body

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Avatar n tn In particular, eczema is a type of inflammatory skin condition and may present as rough and dry spot on the skin on one part of the body to raw and bleeding patches of skin in various spots on the body. On adults, eczema usually occurs on the neck and face, as well as inside the crook of the elbow, ankle and knee. If it persists, have this evaluated by your doctor for proper management. Direct clinical examination is important to determine the diagnosis. Take care and keep us posted.
Avatar m tn most of the ones on my body are more red. ive notices a bit of dry skin on my hairline on my forehead aswel. its itches a little. any ideas as this is v. embarassing and worrying.
Avatar f tn Im 16 weeks and 3 days and i have been noticing dry skin patches just recently. It is not normal and no matter what lotion i use the dry skin patches. Any suggestions or ideas?
Avatar n tn I moved from a very humid climate to a dry, colder climate/higher altitude this winter. Since moving here, we both have developed rashes throughout our body. Dry skin, kind of scaly but not quite, just noticible, red patches some no bigger than a dime some larger. They itch too. I have to assume that this is due to the climate change, but wonder what would be good treatment. I have tried a combination of a good moisturizer mixed with hydrocortisone cream with no luck.
Avatar f tn I just started getting dry patches of skin on my face and neck anyone else having this issue?
Avatar f tn I have dark patches of skin in my armpits. They look like dry, grayish patches of skin under my entire underarm. What is this? And what can I do to get rid of them. I have had them for years. Thanks!!
Avatar n tn I am a leukemia survivor. I have developed dry dark patches on my back. What caused it? What's the best treatment?
Avatar n tn I'm 15 weeks 6 days. This is my second pregnancy and with my first, I never dealt with dry skin issues. But with this one, I've developed dry skin patches on my back, which are also itchy! I have a doctor appointment December 6 and just wondering if any other moms to be deal with this same problem!!
Avatar n tn my son has these little patches of bumps all over his body at first they are raised off the skin then they dry up but they have been spreading he says that they dont itch much what could this be
Avatar f tn I have a dry patches of skin probably feels like dead because when I pinch it i dont feel anything and during summers and rains the dry patches turn into raised itchy bumps. I have been suffering from this problem over a year kindly help me out.
1980069 tn?1328912468 Pregnancy hormones bring about huge changes to almost every part of your body. Dry skin during pregnancy is usually brought on by a loss of bodily fluids. That’s because your body is sucking you dry so that it can provide all the necessary hydration for your baby’s development. Because your need for bodily fluids are increasing so much, it is almost impossible to keep up, meaning your skin is dehydrating. So make sure you’re drinking plenty of water at least 8 glasses a day.
Avatar f tn It is not infected, it is not itchy, just looks likesalty patches, and is dry. Is this something to do with a dry scalp that could be flaking onto my forehead and eyebrows?
Avatar f tn I've just recently started developing a couple of round patches of dry skin on my body. First one and now another. They do not repond to any kind of moisturizing, no matter what I use and they do not go away! There are no raised edges nor does there seem to be any abnormal color change to the skin... just the dry patch that feels rough to the touch, kind of like sandpaper. The rest of my body seems absolutely fine so far.
Avatar m tn Hi i am a 14 years old male and lately i have notice dry, white patches of skin on my scrotum. This started out about a week ago as discolored patches of skin that flakes off a little at the base of my scrotum. This seem to have spread to my upper scrotum and is now very dry flaky. The flaky do ich but not too intensely. The driest part just peels off exposing a some what sensitive patch of skin. When i tried to scratch it off 2 days ago, tiny blisters the size of rice pellets formed.
Avatar f tn I went doctors a few months ago and they said it was dermatitis, I had small bubbles on one of my fingers and now it's on every finger on one hand. It's now turned to dry skin, when I bend my fingers the skin cracks and bleeds. Inbetween my fingers there's patches where my skin's come off. It's even on my palm in the centre in a massive patch. It can get really itchy but can can also clear up over night sometimes and then it just comes back.
Avatar f tn My boy friend has some dry skin on his penis, I gave him head with out a condom and my lips have oddly dry patches now. Is this an STD? If so, what is it? My health otherwise is fine as normal. Is there anything I should look out for or am I scaring myself?
Avatar f tn My baby too who is turning 3 months had dry skin that developed white patches on her upper cheeks,particularly near her eyes some told me this is due to cold weather, is that true dr. bumika? What ointment or any other remedies would you recommend?..i tried applying petroleum jelly and it seems to help at times,especially when I see some rashes on her face though the white patches remain..Thanks in advance..
Avatar f tn I wash my face about 10 times a day lol I cnt stand dirt or dust its crazy I hv dry patches on my face aswel its annoying.. my friend sd cleanse ur face with herbal clenser scrub it once a week and then apply a soft non peel of mask then keep mosturising ur skin...
Avatar f tn A few month ago I noticed my scalp being super itchy and I had dandruff, I then notices a couple of small dry itchy patches of skin on my back and upper legs. So I used the cream (Daktacort) on these patches and uses the medicated shampoo. As I work in Dance/Fitness my job requires me to sweat a lot usually 4/5 times a week. 8 weeks ago I began to notice more and more patches and I would start waking up a night with severe itching.
Avatar m tn Then I was given some cream with hydroquinone in it, it worked fine better than all the steriods I have been given but did not clear it completely (i put some of the hydroquinone cream in my body cream Cetaphil) I have acheived the best result so far but yet not completely solved also considering the side effects of hydroquinone, I am probably suffering from the side effects of it because I used it (Clear essence 2% hydroquinione)for years in africa and then stopped it I was never able to find
Avatar n tn It does sound like dry skin has it any 'pattern to it is it raised ?Vaseline is good for dry skin smear it sparingly ,it could be from where she is drooling, perhaps teething ,does she suck on her lower lip at all is she using a pacifier?
Avatar f tn a few weeks ago, my skin started to become very dry all over my body and very rough. I have dry flaky patches and my skin has started to peel on some parts (around hairline, chest, neck, face, breasts, nipples, back, hands, feet) This is very strange. When i shower I have to "bathe" in Eucerin lotion all over or else the dryness is unbearable and even burns. needless to say it also itches, although not horribly.