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A 23-year-old female asked about a female:

my son has extremely dry skin, behind his ears stsnk, & his skin cracks due to this dryness, what may be the problem ?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Could be eczema: atopic eczema can present as dry skin, that's one of the common presentations, try skin care tactics like cream soap and moisturizers right after bathing while skin is bit wet, if that doesn't work, please see his doctor, good luck

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