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.