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Dry patches on feet, itchy, skin white and flaky

hi my 5 year old daughter has dry pathes on her feet (on top and lower legs),sometimes they can be ithcy .l have notice that they are not all year around .they are white and flaky and the skin looks it somethin to worry about
Asked On : Sat, 24 Mar 2012
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Hi..dear jasmina..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Nothing to be worry .,
It is simple and commonly seen in this age..,
called XEROSIS.....
due to lacking of sufficient fluidity in the body..,
So take...,
1) plenty of oral fluids..,
2) Use Moisturizer on the affected part..,
daily 2 times massaging..,
3) Dip both legs into Lukewarm water..for 15 mts..,
It will hydrate the skin and keep fresh and healthy skin.,
4) Give plenty of fresh vegetables and fresh fruits...,
Answered: Sat, 2 Jun 2012
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