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Coconut oil making skin dry

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Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

I would like to know which one is better for skin health and to make it glow since I am using coconut oil and olives oil in steam room, would you mind please pointing out the advantages ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Rahul Kumar MD

left some ugly places she said use coconut oil. While shopping on yesterday at Walmart I was looking ...daughters face has been breaking out which I am thinking she may have oily skin I emailed her ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Johny Chacko MD

to include olive oil, unrefined coconut oil, unrefined XXXXXXX butter, sweet almond oil, vitamin E ... of getting a tattoo. Also, do unrefined compared to refined oils make a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Johny Chacko ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Raju A.T MD

I am having itchy elbow and ankle. The skin is kind of dry. I do apply moisturiser but no help. Tried even coconut oil/ mustard oil but the itching persists. I can see some red sores... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raju A.T ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Rahul Kumar MD

and coconut oil regularly but can not see it getting better. Is this indication of something serious or just ...Hi, For past 10 days my lips have become very dry and there are lot of cracks and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)

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Dr. Munish Sood MD

since last 6~7 weeks and since then I have used lip balms, coconut oil, honey... and the list goes on ... up on my lower lip. Each time I wash my face or wet my lips I have to forcefully peel off the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Munish Sood ( Ayurveda Specialist)
Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. MD

more comfortable the stinging gets way worse and almost unbearable. I have been using coconut oil for a really long time with no problem that is what I am using for dry skin in winter. HELP I m... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha. ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Pravin Banodkar MD

SEASON , I HAD APPLIED BOROPLUS & COCONUT OIL ON THAT AND THE CRACK WERE HEALED BUT THE PROBLEM IS THAT MY SKIN COLOR HAS CHANGED A LITTLE BIT AT BOTH CORNER SLIGHTLY AWAY FROM THE CRACKS , IT IS... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pravin Banodkar ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Saranya Ramadoss MD

bleeding. I am a spinster I feel extremely dry in the insides which is very uncomfortable at times. Can i apply coconut oil in those ares to ease the discomfort. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saranya Ramadoss ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Akhtarhusian GHAUSI MD

I am diabetic with no high blood pressure low chloresterol and a 7 a?1c. My skin is dry on my lower legs and feet. I mixed some castor oil with coconut oil and Eucerin lotion. A day... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian GHAUSI ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Omprakash Ashokrao Deshmukh MD

it depends on the whether skin is dry or oily.

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Yes it is excellent for skin moisturising effect. Please hit thanks if you like my answer.

Dr. Diptanshu Das MD

No it is not. Acne is caused due to oily skin. So any sort of oily thing will not help. Rather wash your face frequently with plain water. The scars will take time to fade but will fade on their own. Please do not...