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A 92-year-old member asked:

Dry skin. use vinegar to clean. when cooking organic and fowl, wash with liquid soap and dry with paper towels. hands get rough and raw. what is cause?

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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dryness: Raw skin comes from dryness. After cleaning and drying hands , apply a moisturizer[even crisco or vasaline will help.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 38 years experience
Dry skin: Usual cause of dry skin is over exposure to water. The vinegar is Acetic Acid and though is good as an astringent, maybe too harsh for your hands.

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Last updated Dec 18, 2014

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