Sensitive Skin

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How can I remedy my dry, itchy skin?
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I use physiogel hypoallergenic body lotion for allergy-prone skin. I also take L-montus when itching is severe; it gives me some relief. How can I more effectively remedy my dry, itchy skin?
I work nights. Are there special steps I need to take to take care of my skin since I am working when the body is typically supposed to be resting?
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I am 22 years old and have sensitive, oily, sometimes acne-prone skin, and generally cleanse, tone, and moisturize. I haven't worked my way to products specifically for anti-aging, but I use Dr. Hauschka, No. 7, Olay, and Mary Kay products. I am concerned that my skin may be taking a beating because I work night shifts. Are there special steps I need to take to take care of my skin since I am working when the body is typically supposed to rest?
I have itchy spots on my lower legs and kneecaps, what can I do?
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There are itchy spots on my lower legs and kneecaps. The spots are firm/hard, and the scabs can be picked off but redness and itchiness remains. What can I do?
Mysterious sun condition - bruises, wheps, and itching.
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If my wife goes outside into the sun for any period of time she gets bruises, wheps, and itching. She then has to take benedryl to stop the itching but the bruises remain for a few days. Do you know what this condition may be and are there any treatment options? Thank You
I have a ball on the bottom of my eye but it's in the skin
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Any ideas what this could be?
Problem with Antiseptic Liquid
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I recently used an antiseptic (Dettol liquid) on my face to treat a cut that was bleeding. The area of my face that the liquid touched has turned brown and burns. Is this temporary and will it heal by itself? Dettol contains chloroxylenol.
Recommended skincare after Mohs Surgery on nose
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Should I use Tazorac Cream to heal scar on nose after Mohs surgery?
I have a rash on my face and I can't get rid of it!
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I have this rash on my face and I can't seem to get rid of it! Please help.

My skin has always been sensitive but now it's really becoming a pain I have a rash all over my face what do I do?
Dark skin compared to the rest of body
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Hello, I am a 31 year old female and I don't have genital herpes. Yet, the skin around my anal is very dark compared to the rest of my body.

What can I do to restore its natural color? This has become very embarrassing. Any suggestions will be very much appreciated.
Is there anything topical to help with the inflammation?
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I have Cystic Fibrosis, a condition in which my body produces mass quantities of sticky mucous which clogs my airways and digestive system making it difficult to get oxygen. My skin looks like Im a smoker and is BUMPY everywhere but my chin.
What kind of facial fungus is this?
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What kind of facial fungus is it when the skin produces clear fluid from it and it pours down from the scalp into the face, causing inflammation?

My Mother is suffering from facial fungus, ever since she burnt her scalp with Sodium Hydroxide after perming her hair. She has since been having swelling of eyes, lips, and redness and a lot of pain.
What is the best treatment for Sensitive Skin?
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I have got a dark mark under my left eye, its darker than the rest of the skin. It becomes more visible when I rub it and when my pillow rubs against it, and I don't know how to get rid of it .
I have white spots that appear on my face, what could this be?
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I have these white spots on my face that usually occur when I eat sour things such as lemons, lucas, and other foods that have acid. I have been trying to find cures that remove these white spots and patches but need to know what I am dealing with?
Are Sensitive Skin products worth the extra cost?
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I have fair, sensitive skin, so I always go for cleansers, moisturizers, and toners that are marketed as specially formulated for sensitive skin. Are these types of products really less irritating than 'regular' ones? What ingredients should I avoi