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What to do about extreme dryness of skin so much so that I can't concentrate scratch till I bleed have huge red marks all over have been to 3 dermatolo?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Dry skin

Dry skin can be caused by skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, diabetes, hypothyroidism, malnutrition, oral medications like high blood pressure drugs, diuretics, harsh soaps, hot showers, dry air, genetics.
Treatment is to find the cause of the dry skin. Use of a humidifier is helpful. Moisturizers with ceramides is also important.

In brief: Dry skin

Dry skin can be caused by skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, diabetes, hypothyroidism, malnutrition, oral medications like high blood pressure drugs, diuretics, harsh soaps, hot showers, dry air, genetics.
Treatment is to find the cause of the dry skin. Use of a humidifier is helpful. Moisturizers with ceramides is also important.
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