Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
162 Doctors are Online
Loading Online Doctors....
Showing results for :

Patches of dry silvery skin

Premium Questions
 

Does a dry patch of skin indicate skin cancer?

I have small patch of skin on my arm that is XXXXXXX and looks dry. It wont go away, doesnt itch or hurt and has been there for months. Does this seem like skin cancer? ...
 

What causes silvery scaly skin lesions on the back and arms?

My 49 yr old son has diabetes , and many other problems. He has had this skin conditions for several years. It seems to be getting worse. Here are some pictures of it, can you tell us what it is ...
 

What causes dry patch of skin on penis?

I have a dry patch of skin that has been on my penis shaft for about 3 weeks. I haven't had sex ...'t think it could be skin cancer do you? ...
 

What causes dry patches on skin?

My 8 month old son has dry patches near his shoulder. Initially i thought it dry skin due to winter but they looks like are spreading and are becomin darker. Please let me know if i should be worried and if should ...
 

Suggest treatment for dry skin patch on thigh

I have a perfectly round mark of dry skin on my thigh size of about an inch and a half very dry and itching what could it be? ...
Public Forum Discussions
 

Dry skin with patches in winter

m 21 in summer my skin in fine but in winter it gets very dry even though i rarely use facewash...as soon as i wash my face its get dry and some red patches apper..winter creams also helps me..plz guide ...
 

Dark silvery patches on fingers, suspicion of psoriasis. Which medicines should be taken?

I am suffering from bad silvery/dark patched in my fingers since past 4/5 years. Local homeo doctor opined it as psoriasis . Kindly suggest me internal and external medicines for remedy. for some days I ...
 

Dry patches in infant on thighs

hi, My baby (7 months old) is having small patches (like very dry skin ) and the skin there is little rough. Is this any infection? ...
 

What causes dry patches on skin?

I have an extreme, dry patch of skin on my right ankle that is about 2 inches long. It has recently started to discolor and does not feel anything like skin. It has started to develop on the same spot ...
 

Suggest treatment for dry and flaky patches on skin

I got home from work and proceded to take my shower and noticed that there was a patch of dry skin ... no other symptoms and again they werent there this morning. After a shower they became dry and flaky ...
 

Suggest treatment for patches of dry skin on face

hi im having a problem with dry flakey skin and brusing. i had scabies about 2 months ago. and i dont have that type of itching but i do know i have something. i have patches or dry skin on my face i ...
 

What is the treatment for dry red patch on skin?

I have a very dry and red patch on my forearm. It is exactly in the middle between my elbow and wrist. It had become itchy a few times and I scratched it. When I scratch it, tiny bits of my skin look ...
 

What is the treatment for dry patches on skin?

My 6 month old baby had dry patches on her back, hands and legs. My ode advised on using Aveeno eczema cream. I started applying this last week. The dry patches in her hands and legs are gone. However ...
 

What is the treatment for dry skin patches?

, it is more just a small patch of dry, dark skin in the corner of my mouth. I just changed my facial wash so I thought I was allergic. I haven t used the wash in days but the dry patches are increasing ...
 

What could the dry patches on skin be?

I have 2 dry patches on my right hand, 1circular, 1 oval. The circular one is on the back of hand under the pinky. It started about a week ago, just looking dry & scaly. Hasn t changed much past ...
Mobile Questions and Answers
 
Dry patches on my skin
welcome avoid sun exposure. and apply moisturiser cream or oil to avoid dryness. plz reply with thanks
 
Dry red patch of skin at top of buttocks?
thank you for query.It may be due to fungal infection.Please take following precautions.Use loose cotton clothes.Keep area dry.Apply antifungals like terbinafine which is fungicidal.Once subsides use regularly antifungal dusting powders like candid or absorb powder to prevent recurrence.consult doctor if does not subside.You can get back to me for any clarifications with the photos.Dr Bharatesh
 
What are dry red patches of skin around nose
Try installing a humidifier in the places where you spend the most time.Humidity level between 30 and 50 percent to keep skin hydrated. A rich cream applied a few times a day to the delicate, dry patches is also helpful. Exfoliate the dry areas with a warm water-soaked washcloth before applying moisturizer. PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO SAY THANKS.
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor