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Dry skin patches on arms that flare and calm freqneutly, get itchy and inflamed. Solution ?

I have had dry skin patches on my arms for over a couple years now but they flare up and calm down to nothing all the time. At the moment it s worse than ever and has spread over my arms. They ve become extremely itchy and inflamed. The patched random disorganised shapes very from the size of a raisin to the size of a kiwi. The patches appear inflamed and red/pink around the outside, the middle is a lighter shade of pink and/or covered with scale-like scabs. Please help me.
Asked On : Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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your symptoms of dry,scaling skin patches suggests psoriasis which gets aggravated during winter need physical examination to confirm this as some other skin conditions also have same,i advise you to consult a dermatologist.dry skin will get benefited by applying moisturisers after bath and the body should be little wet(not to mop completely).
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