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A 48-year-old female asked:

I'm on chemio and my skin is so dry what is the reasons for this? i'm taking cytoxan, (cyclophosphamide) thank you

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Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Dry skin and Chemo: Chemotherapy destroys The Bad and the Good cells in the skin. It also depletes the ability of your follicles to produce sebum (natural moisturizer). you can try Lac-Hydrin lotion over the counter for skin rehydration.
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