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  • Something's wrong: Ingrown hairs + totally dry,wrinkly skin + sick and twisted hair

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    Old 02-05-2013, 07:23 PM   #1
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    Unhappy Something's wrong: Ingrown hairs + totally dry,wrinkly skin + sick and twisted hair

    I am male, 30 years old and really hope someone has an advice for me.
    I have already been to a dermatologist and he couldn't help me.

    I have been noticing for the past 2 years that my forearms are full of ingrown
    hairs. I never had this before! No matter how much I try to remove dead skin with a wet towel or rub my skin under water it doesn't help. My dermatologist had no explanation for this and also didn't take it seriously.

    And I also have really really dry and wrinkly skin especially on the inner side of
    my arms. It looks awful. My grandmother had skin like this in her 80ies and I am only 30! What can cause such a weird looking skin? It's definitely not too much water. I do not shower very often and other than that the skin never gets in contact with any water! But then why is it so shockingly dry and wrinkly?

    I am absolutely sure that something's wrong with me but I don't know what.

    Besides the ingrown hair, the wrinkly,dry skin I also have really sick looking hairs on my head which are increasing in number. These hairs are totally twisted and look sick. They are twisted like a corkscrew. I also showed this to a dermatologist and he also had no idea.

    Any suggestions?


    I took some shots. 1+2 show the dry skin on the upper arms and 3+4 show the ingrown hairs on the forearms.

    I can't take pics of the hairs though because you simply don't see single hairs on a photo.

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