?What causes dry skin - doctor

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الجمعة، 15 يوليو 2022

?What causes dry skin

Dry skin, also known as xerosis or xeroderma, it is a condition starts when someone feels that his/her  skin is tight, rough, itchy and peeling

:What deficiency causes dry  skin

:Due to life style reasons

  • Sun damage (working or playing for a long time under the sun)
  • Living in cold or dry weather areas
  • Using harsh deodorants 
  • Scrubbing and bathing for too long
  • Using harsh soaps and cleaning products
  • Eating a lot of (coffee, sugar, salty food, alcohol)

:Due to medical conditions

  • Eczema
  • Dehydration
  • Kidney disease
  • Vitamin D deficiency
  • Diabetes

?How to improve dry skin hydration

.Researches have shown that taking fish oil, vitamin (C&D) could help at treatment of dry skin
:The treatment should also contain some emollient moisturizers such as
.Coconut oil, petroleum jelly (Vaseline), lanoline, glycerin, shea butter and mineral oil
In addition, when your skin is dry; try to avoid allergens and irritations, adjust your shower temperature, wear lip balm and drink a lot of water

Always remember that your skin is the first and largest organ which faces the whole environment around you everyday thus make sure that you take care of it correctly and do not hesitate to visit a dermatologist or contact a specialist when needed   

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