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What can I do about horrible skin dryness on my leg?

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Dr. Margaret Mann
Dermatology
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In brief: Moisturize

Dry skin is best treated with a good moisturizer daily.
Especially after a shower when your skin is already moist. Try not to take too hot showers, that can dry skin that is already prone to itching. Newer moisturizers like cerave contains ceramides that help hydrate the skin even more.

In brief: Moisturize

Dry skin is best treated with a good moisturizer daily.
Especially after a shower when your skin is already moist. Try not to take too hot showers, that can dry skin that is already prone to itching. Newer moisturizers like cerave contains ceramides that help hydrate the skin even more.
Dr. Margaret Mann
Dr. Margaret Mann
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine

In brief: Many things

Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness.
Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot! use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress.

In brief: Many things

Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness.
Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot! use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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