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Last Updated: 05 May 2022

Scales are a noticeable peeling or flaking of outer skin layers. Scales may be brought on by dry skin, specific inflammatory skin problem, or infections. Moisturizers help secure wetness, so they work best on wet skin. After you wash, pat skin completely dry then use your moisturizer. Rather of normal soap, try utilizing gentle skin cleansers or soap with added creams; Avoid scrubbing your skin; Drink a lot of water; Try non-prescription cortisone lotions or creams if your skin is inflamed; If your provider diagnoses you with a skin disorder, such as a fungal or inflammatory disease, adhere to instructions on home treatment. You might also require to take a medication by mouth.

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