A 29-year-old member asked:
how can i prevent dry scaly skin on my face? i don't overwash and don't use any acne medicines.
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Pediatrics 56 years experience
Scaly dry skin: Moisturizers are the treatment of choice - lotion during the day and ointments at night.
Washing the face with soap and water 2x a week will also help; during those alternate days, use non-soap cleansers like cetaphil. Mild Hydrocortisone creams may slow down the dryness and alleviate associated itching.
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Last updated May 21, 2017
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