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How can I prevent dry scaly skin on my face? I don't overwash and don't use any acne medicines.

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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In brief: Scaly dry skin

Moisturizers are the treatment of choice - lotion during the day and ointments at night.
Washing the face with soap and water 2x a week will also help; during those alternate days, use non-soap cleansers like cetaphil. Mild Hydrocortisone creams may slow down the dryness and alleviate associated itching.

In brief: Scaly dry skin

Moisturizers are the treatment of choice - lotion during the day and ointments at night.
Washing the face with soap and water 2x a week will also help; during those alternate days, use non-soap cleansers like cetaphil. Mild Hydrocortisone creams may slow down the dryness and alleviate associated itching.
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