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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Remedies for Dry Skin

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Diet is one important factor in acquiring a healthy skin. Unfortunately, not all people follow a healthy diet and the consequence of this can usually manifest in their skin.  There are people who have a rigid idea that all fats are bad and need to be avoided at all times.  The inflexible notion that a food is all bad or good can wreak havoc on the person’s body specifically on his/her skin. Minus the moisturizing … Continue reading

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July 19th, 2014 at 8:52 am

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Dry Skin Tests and Diagnosis

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When you consult with your doctor about your skin problem he may utliize certain procedures to evaluate your symptoms. These procedures may involve a physical examination and for some cases diagnostic exams and tests. The doctor will always need to physically evaluate you while a diagnostic test will be done if your condition warrants one.  When assessing your skin your doctor may note any presence of other types of skin problems such as plaques, blisters, … Continue reading

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December 5th, 2013 at 3:56 am

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Dry Skin Complications

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One of the likeliest complications derived from dry skin is bacterial infection that often is caused by extreme itching that tends to lead to abrasions or cuts; the severe itching and scratching response can be termed as an itch-scratch-rash-itch” repetition. When the persistent scratching leads to cuts or cracks in the skin, pathogens can then enter into the bloodstream and infect the body.

Some of the other complications of dry skin can include:

Impetigo – … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

October 12th, 2013 at 7:50 am

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