Dry Skin Center

Dry skin (xeroderma) may be caused by external factors, like cold temperatures, low humidity, harsh soaps, and certain medications, or internal factors, such as thyroid disease, diabetes, psoriasis, or Sjogren's syndrome. Symptoms and signs of dry skin include itching and red, cracked or flaky skin. The main treatment for dry skin is frequent, daily lubrication of the skin. Read more: Dry Skin Article

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An average adult has about ________ square feet of skin. See Answer

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/26/2018

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