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Why does my skin flake after having a shower in dry weather?

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Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Normal

The skin is constantly being replaced from below.
Flakes represent shedding of the layer which is being replace, probably loosened by the water and rubbing. Dandruff flakes are slightly different, being related to normal replacement complicated by a fungus. See this article in wikipedia: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/dandruff.

In brief: Normal

The skin is constantly being replaced from below.
Flakes represent shedding of the layer which is being replace, probably loosened by the water and rubbing. Dandruff flakes are slightly different, being related to normal replacement complicated by a fungus. See this article in wikipedia: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/dandruff.
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