4th December 2019

medicinenet
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What medical conditions can cause dry skin?

The following medical conditions may cause dry skin:
  • Hypothyroidism.
  • Diabetes.
  • Malnutrition.
  • Atopic dermatitis.

In this regard, how do you treat dry skin?

Simple changes can soothe dry skin
  1. Close the bathroom door.
  2. Limit your time in the shower or bath to 5 or 10 minutes.
  3. Use warm rather than hot water.
  4. Wash with a gentle, fragrance-free cleanser.
  5. Apply enough cleanser to remove dirt and oil, but avoid using so much that you see a thick lather.

What are the symptoms of dry skin?

Dry skin is likely to cause one or more of the following:
  • A feeling of skin tightness, especially after showering, bathing or swimming.
  • Skin that feels and looks rough.
  • Itching (pruritus)
  • Slight to severe flaking, scaling or peeling.
  • Fine lines or cracks.
  • Gray, ashy skin.
  • Redness.
  • Deep cracks that may bleed.

How do you get rid of dry skin?

Always wash your face with warm water then rinse with cold water.It opens your pores then closes then again. Moisturize afterwards. Buy coconut oil. Apply it every night before you go to bed for it will make your skin smooth, remove dry skin and make pimples smaller.
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