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A 41-year-old female asked:

Can skin be affected during illness? my normally oily complexion was very dry when ill, after treatment it's back to regular oily side

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Severe illness can lead to decreased fat, protein and dehydration may make skin dry and wrinkling

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Last updated Dec 20, 2015

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