dry skin


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dry skin

epidermis that lacks moisture or sebum, often characterized by a pattern of fine lines, scaling, and itching. Causes include too frequent bathing, low humidity, and decreased production of sebum in aging skin. Treatment includes decreased frequency of bathing, increased humidity, bath oils, emollients such as lanolin and glycerin, and hydrophilic ointments. Also called xerosis [zērō′sis] .
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Dry skin might be due to eczema or atopic dermatitis; a dermatologist can perform a patch test to see if your skin is reacting to any one of a panel of common substances such as fragrances, preservatives, lanolin, rubber or metal from jewelry.
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She further said that if these measures are not helpful then the person may require a prescription ointment or cream as dry skin can be a sign of an underlying health condition, such as eczema.
Chiranjiv Chhabra said that dry skin looks dull because it is caused by dead skin cells, and both need to be taken care of by exfoliating on a weekly basis.
Dry skin eczema is predominantly a disease of childhood, which shows a continuous reduction with increasing age.
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Day, who will share "The Fundamentals of Fit Skin" to help women with dry skin strive to look and feel their best at every life stage.
About Keratosis Pilaris (KP) People with KP may experience flesh-colored or red bumps around hair follicles on the upper arms, thighs, buttocks, and cheeks, along with extremely rough, dry skin.
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