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I have dry and peeling skin, What can be the problem behind this ?

Hi. I have dry and peeling skin on my breasts, arms and abdomen . The rest of the body has scaly skin. When its really dry, it itches. This started couple of weeks from now. If I apply moisturiser, the skin becomes dry again within 1-2 hrs. I have never had this problem before. What can be the problem?
Asked On : Sun, 12 Jun 2011
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please consult dermatologist and get a clincal examination to have a diagnosis and proper treatment
use good moisturiser
have healthy balanced diets with plenty of water/liquid intake
Answered: Sun, 12 Jun 2011
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