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How to get rid of dry and flaky skin ?
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: 1st determine cause
First determine what is the cause of the flaky skin.
Simple evaporative losses may best be managed with hygiene, exfoliation and moisturizers. Addition of retinoids may be indicated, either otc or prescription. However other disease conditions such as psoriasis or eczema may be the cause and require medical treatment.

In brief: 1st determine cause
First determine what is the cause of the flaky skin.
Simple evaporative losses may best be managed with hygiene, exfoliation and moisturizers. Addition of retinoids may be indicated, either otc or prescription. However other disease conditions such as psoriasis or eczema may be the cause and require medical treatment.
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Linda Tao
Agree with the above. You might also consider making sure that you have enough essential fatty acid in your diet. These can also be measured and simple blood test. Good luck to you.
Dr. Stephen Lorino
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Several things
Have thyroid checked, then avoid hot showers, drink plenty of water, use a moisterizing lotion twice a day and after bathing.

In brief: Several things
Have thyroid checked, then avoid hot showers, drink plenty of water, use a moisterizing lotion twice a day and after bathing.
Dr. Stephen Lorino
Dr. Stephen Lorino
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