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how to get rid of dry scaly skin on legs

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Emollient: If using over the counter skin lotions are not helpful you should consult a dermatologist as it may be a specific disorder rather than garden variety ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Emollient: If using over the counter skin lotions are not helpful you should consult a dermatologist as it may be a specific disorder rather than garden variety ... Read More
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Dr. Timothy Perozek
22 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye doc: see doc to make sure not infected or allergic reaction. Try Refresh pm ophthalmic ointment. It is over the counter and has no medicine and is safe if ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Scaly dry skin: Moisturizers are the treatment of choice - lotion during the day and ointments at night. Washing the face with soap and water 2x a week will also hel ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Probably: This is probably seborrheic dermatitis. This can be treated with hydrocortisone, elidel, (pimecrolimus) protopic, proseb and other creams. See your de ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Scaly leg skin: Scaly leg skin is often due to dryness, which can be caused by harsh soaps, hot water, chronic sun exposure or genetic condition with fish-like scales ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Moisturizer: Use only unscented soap to wash and apply a good moisturizer immediately after bathing to trap more water in your skin layer.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
Ceramide Lotions: Shower less than 5 minutes and use luke warm water. Use a soap free cleanser. Daily application of a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizing lotion (c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Diagnosing rashes: Correctly diagnosing a rash requires a good history and a physical exam. You could have dry skin, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, a dermatophyt ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Collagen: You have a knee scab that continues to be a problem years after the injury. The problem is you no longer have normal skin there, you have collagen. ... Read More

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