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I am having a very dry skin upper side of my arms and lower legs

hello doc, i am 26,i have a very dry skin . but my face is oily. upper side of my arms and lower legs are very dry.the skin looks like snakes skin,even if i apply any moisturisers.during winter it worsen. flakes comes out from my arms and legs and also belly area. please help!!
Asked On : Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic
you had allergic skin so dryness of skin as snake. you should not keep it dry massage with coconut oil that is very best of your skin type. along with this you also need blood purification. Herbal preparation working in blood purification is very helpful. for better consultation visit your near ayurveda doctor with reports
take care
Answered: Sat, 23 Jul 2011
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Homeopath Dr. Anshita Singh Rathore's  Response
Welcome to Healthcaremagic Forum

Have you been examined by a dr? if not then please see a homeopath or a dermatologist who can first diagnose the condition.
Such dryness of skin can be also due to hypothyroidism.

Meanwhile petroleum jelly will be very helpful, esp at night.

Balaned diet , containg right amt of fat, protein, carbo's and vitamins. Pleany of water and fruits. Moderate amt of nuts (walnuts) will be good for skin in general.

All the best.


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Answered: Tue, 26 Jul 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Rekha's  Response
this is skin disorder,to get rid of dryness you can apply eladi coconut oil daily,one hour before bath and use a gentle soap for bath,don't use very hot water for bath,apart from this take plenty of fresh fruits and salads
Answered: Sat, 23 Jul 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Rajesh Lakhanpaul's  Response
The dry skin calls for proper care. Locally apply glycerine mixed with lemon juice and rose water. Have balanced diet and to restrict skin ailments mahamanjishtha arisht is best.
Answered: Sat, 23 Jul 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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You are probably having allergic skin disease. You will need to apply oil or Petroleum jelly to the dry areas. If there are tiny black spot on the outer part of arms you could be having keratosis pilaris which may require retinoids, for which you will need to consult your Dermatologist. You will need Omega fatty acids as well as essential fatty acids from fish. In practice I have seen that those who use Johnson's baby oil over the dry skin in calves benefit a lot. You can try this kind of oil. Eat plenty of fresh fruits and green leafy vegetables. Drink plenty of water. Brisk walk for 40 minutes a day.
Answered: Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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Homeopath Dr. Ratnesh Pandey's  Response
welcome to HCM
you are showing a peculiar picture of disease of skin
here are several factor which cause such type of better to use homoeopath doctor get a healthy skin
Answered: Sun, 28 Aug 2011
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Homeopath Dr. Pradyumna Shiwan's  Response
Hello !
Dear Amit Saha I certainly would like to help but my dear the information required to select a remedy is not provided by you,
I would strongly insist you to find a good homoeopath around you and take his services , or you can mail me with all your symptoms,
You can depend on Homoeopathy
Take care have homoeopathic medicine,
Answered: Thu, 4 Aug 2011
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