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Suggest cure for dry skin

hello doctor, i have a query.. my father has dry skin problem and he used to initially treat with ayurveda medicine, due to unavailibility of the same medicine he had to jump to antibiotics, and with years this situation is increasing since he is a diabetic, and body no more reacts to antibiotics finally the doctor had to give him steroid, due to which it aggravated his retinopathy problem and a growth of blood vessel was seen in the retina, due to all these reasons v decided to switch back to ayurveda dry skin improved but now he has got boils on his back, and especially the boils on buttocks gives pain, fever and chills in the night, now can you please give me a simple solution regarding any particular treatment, blood test that needs to be done or wait for it to cure on its own and continue with ayurveda, or some home remedies?
Tue, 13 Jan 2015
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Dermatologist 's  Response
dry skin is due to senility, called senile xerosis. use good quality emollient thrice daily especially after bath. for boil , fever and chills get routine examination of blood ang TB gold test done.
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