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    Suggest medication for dry skin

hi,i am 20 years old girl and my skin type is very dry and sensetive.i have also thyroid problemthe skin of my face is very dry and dull.after having lactic chemical peel treatment by a dermatologist my skin become more dry and dull..what can i do now?pls help me.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014
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Hello,

Welcome to healthcare magic.

I understand that you are having dry skin.

It could be secondary to the thyroid problem which you have.

Use a good moisturizer containing colloidal oatmeal like Aveeno.

Bathe with lukewarm water as hot water will strip away the oils form the skin.

Use a soap free cleansing liquid like Cetaphil for bathing.

Apply moisturizer within 3 minutes of bath so as to trap the moisture and repeat often.

Avoid chemical peels as they tend to make the face drier.

Hope this helps you.

Take care.
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