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Scaling skin through whole body, applying baby oil. Cure?

For the last three month i noticed my skin through my whole body scaling. When I change my clothes I shed a lut of skin dust from my clothes. To begin with I thought that I am having dry skin due to the weather. Now I started to get concerned. I hav ebeen applying baby oil.
Asked On : Wed, 14 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Dec 2013
After reading your query it seem that your has developed xerosis or generalized dryness of the body. Use a good quality medicated moisturizer for 3 times a day. Protection from cold weather is must and wear cotton clothes.

For itching you can take benadryl or loratadine by mouth. Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated. Eat a lot fruits and green leafy vegetables.

Answered: Wed, 20 Nov 2013
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