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A 31-year-old female asked:

Irritant dermatitis on chest seems to heal but skin is very dry, rough and still red.sometimes still itches. how to make skin soft and normal again?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Cream: You could try using a benedryl gel when it is itchy. In the meantime just use a good moisturizer to the area every day and eventually the skin should heal up.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Moisturizer: Any of the commonly available skin moisturizers should help. Do not put anti-histamines on your skin.

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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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