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Suggest Treatment For Dry And Flaky Skin

Hi doctor,
I have oily skin and dry skin at the same time. My skin is usually oily but once i wash it, it becomes dry. Then i use a light moisturizer. Once i do that my skin starts looking oily. After sometime my skin becomes dry and flaky again. It is like dandruff on my skin in some parts. I also have cystic acne and there are marks on my skin. I have stopped using soap or facewash on my skin and wash it with only water. Still the problem persists. Please tell me what to do.
Mon, 21 May 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

As per your case history of dry and flaky skin, my treatment advice is -
1. Avoid using soap or perfume for 7-10 days.
2. Apply an emollient cream like Enmoist cream.
3. Take a vitamin B12 supplement.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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Suggest Treatment For Dry And Flaky Skin

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. As per your case history of dry and flaky skin, my treatment advice is - 1. Avoid using soap or perfume for 7-10 days. 2. Apply an emollient cream like Enmoist cream. 3. Take a vitamin B12 supplement. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.