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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Usually none: Or simply "dry skin". It's quite common and usually a non-problem. I have a friend who's a bodybuilder and is affected; he enjoys being "Allegator Man ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not really: An agent such as lanolin can make you more comfortable. There are lotions with alpha-hydroxy acids that may help. Especially, whether you're a man or ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
27 years experience Dermatology
Test 'em out: Cerave, cetaphil, eucerin, or one of the rx creams like mimyx, hylatopic, or epiceram. Reapply whenever dry & within 5 minutes of bath or shower.
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Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Ichthyosis vulgaris: Ichthyosis vulgaris is genetic skin condition related to atopy (asthma, allergies, eczema) that looks like fish scales usually on the lower legs, but ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
ICHTHYOSIS TYPES: This means "fish skin." dry, thick, scaly, or flaky skin. The various kinds include ichthyosis vulgaris, the most common kind. Others are lamellar ich ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Steroid sulfatase : Deficiency.Manifests with dry, scaly skin and is due to deletions or mutations in the sts gene. Xli can also occur in the context of larger deletions ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Infant skin disorder: Harlequin ichthyosis is a genetic disorder which causes babies to be born with hard, thick skin (like plates). It limits mobility and can lead to resp ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No cure for it: Ichthyosis is a heterogeneous family of at least 28 generalized, mostly genetic skin disorders. All types of ichthyosis have dry, thickened, scaly or ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The worst form: The features of the sufferers are severe cranial and facial deformities. The ears may be very poorly developed or absent, also the nose. The eyelids a ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
A challenge!: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/harlequin-ichthyosis the above link is to a pretty good site that can explain this far better than i can in just 400 ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Harlequin ichytosis: This is a rare genetic disease which used to be a fatal disease. Today however, retinoids have been used with some degree of success. There is a natio ... Read More

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