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Dry skin and cold weather itch

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Here are some recommendations for dealing with dry skin :
  • Take fewer baths (and when you bathe, avoid hot water).
  • Moisturize your skin after bathing in order to prevent the skin from drying.
  • Avoid overdrying wet skin. Try patting your skin dry.
  • Avoid excessive use of soap.
  • Don't overheat your house, and use a humidifier if you live in a dry climate.

Update Date: 4/15/2003

Michael Lehrer, M.D., Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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