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What is the treatment of itchy and burning dry skin??

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Itchy & burning skin

Your doc or a dermatologist will determine if your skin need medical treatment.
Beyond that, low vitamin B 12 can produce itching as can dry winter heat in homes. Sesame oil directly on the skin can help. Avoid skin lotions containing alcohol. Peace and good health.

In brief: Itchy & burning skin

Your doc or a dermatologist will determine if your skin need medical treatment.
Beyond that, low vitamin B 12 can produce itching as can dry winter heat in homes. Sesame oil directly on the skin can help. Avoid skin lotions containing alcohol. Peace and good health.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Dr. Bernard Seif
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In brief: Dermatitis?

Is what this sounds like but need to see a doctor for a specific diagnosis and treatment.
Usually consists of emollients (moisturisers) +/- topical steroids (anti-inflammatory creams) however also needs a medical check by the doctor and possibly tests as some underlying medical conditions will present with dry itchy skin (e.g. thyroid problem).

In brief: Dermatitis?

Is what this sounds like but need to see a doctor for a specific diagnosis and treatment.
Usually consists of emollients (moisturisers) +/- topical steroids (anti-inflammatory creams) however also needs a medical check by the doctor and possibly tests as some underlying medical conditions will present with dry itchy skin (e.g. thyroid problem).
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