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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 answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

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.

Answered Jan 12, 2017

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