Dry Skin / Xerosis - Symptom Evaluation - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Nithin Jayan
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Nithin Jayan, MBBS, DNB
Last Updated on Jul 28, 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I visit in case I suffer from dry skin?

You should visit a skin specialist or a dermatologist in case you suffer from dry skin.

2. How can I prevent dry skin?

Some tips that could help to reduce dryness of skin are:
  • Avoid hot baths and harsh soaps. Pat your skin dry and use a moisturizer after a bath.
  • Eat a well-balanced diet. Do not forget to include fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet.
  • Drink plenty of water and stay well hydrated.
  • Treat conditions like diabetes, kidney disease and hypothyroidism adequately.

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