Users' questions

Why do I have a random rough patch of skin?

Why do I have a random rough patch of skin?

Skin that feels rough to the touch, especially on the hands and feet is often caused by dryness and a build-up of dead skin cells. The skin naturally renews itself; however, this process can slow down with age. Certain skin conditions can also accelerate the accumulation of dead cells and lead to rough bumpy skin.

What are these crusty patches on my skin?

Actinic keratoses are scaly spots or patches on the top layer of skin. With time they may become hard with a wartlike surface. An actinic keratosis (ak-TIN-ik ker-uh-TOE-sis) is a rough, scaly patch on the skin that develops from years of sun exposure.

What disease causes dry patches on skin?

People with skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis (eczema) or psoriasis are prone to dry skin.

What causes dry skin on the stomach?

The most common cause of itchy skin on the stomach is dry skin, also called xerosis . According to the Mayo Clinic website, xerosis may occur with fluctuations in weather and humidity, either naturally-occurring seasonal changes or man-made changes from air conditioning and heating.

How to soothe dry or itchy skin?

changing your clothes can make a big difference.

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  • Rehydrate your skin with moisturizing lotion.
  • What are the red itchy patches on your stomach?

    What Causes a Rash on the Stomach? Contact dermatitis. This is skin inflammation brought on by a reaction to something you have touched. Eczema. Also known as atopic dermatitis, eczema is characterized by dry, red, itchy skin that sometimes forms small bumps. Psoriasis. This is thought to be an immune disorder that causes an overgrowth of skin cells. Lyme disease. Chickenpox. Cellulitis.

    What causes dark spots on the abdomen?

    The other common cause of brown spots on stomach is pityriasis versicolor, it is a fungus infection occurring due to perspiration, antibiotics and birth control pills. There may be mild itching associated if the spot is fungus in origin. Liver disease can also cause tiny brown spots on the stomach surface, they blanch on pressure.