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Posted by: nablus | 2005/07/04

skin

reddish skin irritations on cheek bones/ears/nose.I need a solution what to use.I discovered this on Saturday morning.

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Nablus,

Once again, as with the previous question, it really is difficult to say what the problem is without having a look at it myself. It may be eczema for which a good moisturiser such as epimax or a MILD over the counter topical corticosteroid may be usefull, or may even be due to an allergic reaction for which an antihistamine may help. If you statred using a new cosmetic product, facial cream or even detergant recently this may add to it - Think carefully at what cahnges you recently made - By simply removing an irretant your problem can also be helped.
My advice would be to ask your local pharmacist to have a look - If he can help he'll prescribe something, but otherwise he'll refer you to a doctor.

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Posted by: Lulu | 2006/02/02

Skin itches after a shower / bath - I have seen more that five dermatologist and nothing helped. I am currently seing a Neurologist, who prescribed something and it feels to be working very slow. I am using cold water to shower as warm / hot water makes matters worse. As soon as I apply moisturiser and when the skin settles it starts with the "pins" like pain. I have had this problem since 1986. I am really desparate now.

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