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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keira Barr
21 years experience Dermatology
Gentle skin care: Using fragrance free and sensitive skin products are recommended. Lots of moisturizer and ideally cream and ointment based like vaseline or aquaphor a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
OLD MEN DRY SKIN: 1. Age. 2. Exposure to the sun. 3. Various medications. 4.Irritating soaps and degtergents. 5. Hormone changes 6. Cold weather.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Low thyroid: Hypothyroidism or reaction to certain medications are possibilities. Check medications and possible side effect profile. Also get blood test for thyro ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Moisturize: Dry skin is a common issue with infants. If there are dry patches baby could be dealing with eczema but likely it is just due to poor skin hygiene. Mo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
By now...: ...I'm sure you realize that you can't make a 12-year-old do much of anything he doesn't want to do. Nobody likes to feel powerless, including childre ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience Dermatology
Moisturizers: Aquaphor ointment is a better option than vaseline for dry chapped skin. Also cream moisturizers are more lubricating than lotions. Cereve cream, ac ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Common cause: Of dry skin is a shortage of eicosapentoic acid (epa) (from fish oil). Normal health requires the essential fatty acids linoleic and linolenic acids t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
DERMATITIS SICCA: Lots of moisturizer in the market like lubriderm, aquaphor, etc.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Cradle cap: Seborrhea of the scalp (cradle cap) is very common in infants. Treatment is low-tech and pretty easy actually. Drizzle a small amount of baby oil (or ... Read More
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