A 31-year-old member asked:
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very dry and rough skin on my right hand. will olive oil help?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Dry rough skin: Yes, you can use olive oil. However, emollients are best for treating dry and rough skin. Examples are petrolatum (vaseline) and aquaphor.
Answered on Feb 10, 2013
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You can, but...: ...Why not simply use a fragrance free dry skin product, rather than greasing up your skin and clothing with oil?
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Neither: See dermatologist to discuss options for skin care.
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