by Doris Donnerman
(last updated June 4, 2014)
Do you live in a dry climate with very little humidity? Does the winter make your skin dry up? Are you constantly itchy? Good news—you can solve your dry skin without moving to a tropical paradise. Many people deal with rough, dry skin everyday, and there are times that just applying lotion doesn't solve the problem.
Dry skin most commonly occurs on your body's limbs, such as your arms and legs. On occasion, however, it may appear on your stomach, back, or other body parts as well. On your hands and feet the problem can get so bad that your skin might begin cracking and bleeding. If your dry skin is bad enough, you may even begin to see red patches of skin on your body. Here are some tips on how to get your skin back to being soft and comfortable:
If nothing else is working or you want more personal advice, go to a dermatologist. He or she will have medical training that should help you get rid of your dry skin quickly. Also, dry skin can sometimes be confused for other skin-associated problems, such as ringworm or allergies)
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