Dry, Cracked Skin

Dry skin is an uncomfortable condition marked by scaling, itching, and cracking. Dry skin can affect any part of your body. It commonly affects hands, arms, and legs. Dry skin feels rough and it may develop into cracks leading to premature wrinkles n fine lines.

It can occur due to various causes, sometimes it can even occur naturally in a patient.

Leading Causes Include:
Dry weather, Atopic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, hypothyroidism, dehydration, genetically dry skin, certain skin diseases, age, certain medicines, frequent hand washing.


Treatment

  • Oral and topical medicines.
  • Use of moisturizer
  • Change of soap is also useful.
  • Dry skin is an uncomfortable condition