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What is the cause of flaking skin on the legs of one with alpha 1 ?

My skin is flaking off on my legs, my socks look like I have snow in them!! I have tried different moisturisers e en one from the doctor, in the past few years I have taken lots of antibiotics due to having alpha 1 and get chest infections regular!!!
Asked On : Sat, 24 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi..dear patwalk..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Flaking of legs means....scaling..,
commonly seen in PSORIASIS..,
It is Papulosquamous disorder..with genetic predisposition...,
So follow..,
1) SORVATE..C ...contains Calcitriol 3 mcg with Clobetasol..,
will give good result..,
2) Cap..Vit E and Omega III fatty acids...daily for 2 months..,
Answered: Thu, 12 Apr 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Veera Raghava Rao Buddha.'s  Response
Hi welcome to H.C.M.Forum. the scaling of skin might be due to psoriasis. it is an autoimmune disease
Answered: Thu, 12 Apr 2012
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