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A 48-year-old member asked:

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
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Dry skin no longer: functions as a good barrier. Thus substances can reach through to deeper layers or tissue which can cause pain.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

My skin is very dry but no matter what i put on it, it burns and doesn't do anything?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Consider: a dermatological assessment to explore why this is occurring .

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Last updated Mar 31, 2019

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