A 51-year-old member asked:
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The skin on my face is extremely dry and it burns to put lotion on. What could be wrong?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Dry skin no longer: functions as a good barrier. Thus substances can reach through to deeper layers or tissue which can cause pain.
Answered on Mar 31, 2019

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