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Dry, irritated skin. Using aloe vera gel, taking birth control. History of eczema. Treatment?

I m 19 years old and I ve been on the contraseptive pill (Micrgynon 30) for the past 6 months since having taken the pill my skin has become irritated and dry. it s mostly on my left upper arm/ frount elbo joint and hand , my neck too is very dry and my face -around my mouth and, eye lids and the sides of my cheeks. i have suffered from flexy excema as a child but haven t had excema for at least 10+ years. i have been using Aloe Vera gel and it s helped to bring down the redness a little but my skins still dry and irritated. i would appreciate your oppinion as to what i should do. Thank you.
Asked On : Wed, 25 Jul 2012
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Hi sudden dryness and itching can be due to thyroid disorders.first rule out thyriod disorders then apply venusia max moisterising cream daily once and use of frolix soap or any zyndet bar can cure the condition.use of leafy vegetables.carrot and biotin rich food can decrease the dryness.if it is ecthyotic use amylac lotion to cure from it
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