Why Is The Skin Of The Feet More Sensitive Than Skin In Other Areas?
Hello, I am a 28 year old woman, I have very dry skin, I often try to apply lotion to my skin so that my skin is moisturised and not dry, but unfortunately I have tried various kinds of lotions that are on the market my skin is immediately irritated and itchy and left scars on my feet. r nPlease explain, dr. r nThank you
Dry skin occurs due to insufficient or decreased skin moisture, which can be influenced by several factors such as:
temperature or weather that is too hot direct exposure to sunlight temperature or air that is too dry exposed to water mixed with chlorine less body fluids lack of vitamins or minerals body use of soap or beauty products that are not suitable often take a shower with hot water Dry skin has a risk of peeling more easily and cracking or itching and is more sensitive. Apart from being dry skin, it is also possible that your condition may be due to:
allergic contact dermatitis irritant contact dermatitis prurigo There are several ways to treat dry skin that you can try, such as:
diligently use a moisturizer diligently wash your hands and keep your hands clean, choose skin products such as lotions that do not contain substances that may be irritating, such as perfume or bath dyes, don't use warm water too often, drink at least 2 L of water a day, increase your consumption of vegetables and fruit as a source of vitamins and minerals for wounds or abrasions or scars on your feet, you should use a special ointment for inflammation and scar removal ointments or gels, you should have an examination and assessment of your skin type to a dermatologist,
so that you get the appropriate treatment.
The following is an article that you can read about how to treat dry and itchy skin
hopefully useful, thank you