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109 Possible Causes for Doughy Skin

  • Dermatosparaxis

    Common symptoms include soft, doughy skin that is extremely fragile; saggy, redundant skin, especially on the face; hernias; and mild to severe joint hypermobility.[oneedsvoice.com] Wound healing is not impaired and the scars are not atrophic, skin texture is soft and doughy. Sagging, redundant skin is evident.[edstoday.org] […] and haemorrhage Umbilical hernia Postnatal growth retardation Short limbs, hand and feet Perinatal complications due to connective tissue fragility Minor criteria Soft and doughy[edstoday.org]

  • Anemia

    , hair, and nail changes are seen in hypothyroidism: Pale, cool, and thick or "doughy" skin Dry, brittle hair, and hair loss, especially near the outer edge of the eyebrows[verywell.com] […] stiffness, in addition to weakness Skin/Hair/Nail Changes Due to decreased blood flow, water retention, and slowed processes (for example, hair regrowth), the following skin[verywell.com]

  • Goiter

    The skin in these areas is thick and doughy. The tongue is often edematous and may protrude from the oral cavity.[vetmed.iastate.edu]

  • Lipedema

    As well as becoming enlarged, affected areas of the body may: feel soft, "doughy" and cold bruise easily ache or feel painful or tender have small broken veins under the skin[nhs.uk]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Pale, cool skin with rough, doughy texture. Enlarged heart. Megacolon/intestinal obstruction. Cerebellar ataxia. Psychosis. Encephalopathy.[patient.info]

  • Arterial Tortuosity Syndrome

    Soft/doughy skin and other evidence of a generalized connective tissue disorder including skeletal findings (scoliosis, pectus excavatum/carinatum, joint laxity, knee/elbow[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She was reported to have thin, doughy skin, easy bruisability, one shoulder subluxation without dislocations, and an episode of rectal prolapse.[epostersonline.com] skin, easy bruisability • Subluxed shoulder (no dislocation) • Chronic constipation • Easy fatigability • Chronic pain • Long face Clinical Testing: • Muscle biopsy: • 5%[epostersonline.com]

  • Infectious Enteritis

    The infant may not appear to be dehydrated but the key clinical finding is a doughy feel to the skin.[bpac.org.nz]

  • Dehydration

    If the following signs of severe dehydration develop: Sunken eyes Little or no urine for eight hours Skin that is doughy or doesn't bounce back when pinched Low blood pressure[unf.edu] Shriveled and dry skin If your skin is hydrated, it will appear doughy. If you’re dehydrated, your skin will lack elasticity and won’t bounce back.[today.com]

  • Vomiting

    skin (especially on the belly and upper arms and legs) inactivity or decreased alertness excessive sleepiness or disorientation deep, rapid breathing fast or weakened pulse[kidshealth.org] […] that looks flatter than usual or somewhat sunken appears weak or limp In kids and teens: no urination for 6-8 hours dry mouth (might look "sticky" inside) dry, wrinkled, or doughy[kidshealth.org] […] sunken appears weak or limp not waking up for feedings In kids and teens: no peeing for 6–8 hours dry mouth (might look "sticky" inside), cracked lips dry, wrinkled, or doughy[kidshealth.org]

  • Cellulitis of the Foot

    Visual symptoms include an area of skin that is red or reddish/orange and warm to the touch.[newmobility.com] The area may be raised or swollen — some people describe the swollen area as having a “doughy” feel to it. These symptoms warrant a trip to the doctor the same day.[newmobility.com] Symptoms of an advanced cellulitis infection include a rapidly expanding area of red skin — noticeable over several hours — or red streaks extending out from the infection[newmobility.com]

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