Patient Comments: Dry Skin - Signs and Symptoms

Describe the signs and symptoms associated with your dry skin.

Comment from: Wascator, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: March 10

I began to be bothered with dry skin in my early 50s; it began with itchy forearms. Now my arms rarely itch; it is the shin, ankle area, and the calves of my legs. It is very annoying, especially when I try to get to sleep.

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Comment from: Iris, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: December 22

I have severe menopause and my skin is so dried. I tried most expensive skin creams, but no results.

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Comment from: Doglover, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 25

I have type 1 diabetes. My skin is constantly dry and I must moisturize on a daily basis. I have tried many times to use a continuous glucose monitor but am having many problems. It itches usually within a day of insertion into my skin. I need this technology to help me with my glucose control.

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Comment from: Eunice, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: January 02

The palms of my hands and the soles of my feet show no sign of infection. They simply itch, it feels like a deep itch.

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Comment from: tiredofitching, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: October 31

My scalp is itchy, red and constantly peeling. I have tried dandruff shampoos and tar shampoos, but nothing helps.

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Comment from: REGGIE, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: October 28

I have to brush off copious amounts of dead skin flakes between my bed sheets each day (likely from lower legs).

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Comment from: meenakshi, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: October 15

I have had a dry skin for 2 years. My toes and heels are dry 24 hours and I have itching mostly every evening. I apply moisturizing cream after bath and at night, but no use of it.

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Comment from: JM Thorburn, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 17

My skin is very dry on my nose, chin, and cheekbones. It looks very scaly, particularly on my nose.

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Comment from: Uhuru, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: June 07

I have dry and scaly feet.

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