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The causes of dry skin, from hot showers to winter weather

Dry skin is a very common and usually harmless skin ailment. While dry skin isn’t necessarily a cause for concern, it can be itchy and look flaky in the mirror. Here how to know what may be causing your dry skin so you can take measures to treat it.

The symptoms of dry skin

Dryness isn’t the only symptom of dry skin. According to Michele Farber, MD a board-certified dermatologist at Schweiger Dermatology Group in New York City, some other symptoms of dry skin are:

  • Itchiness
  • Irritation
  • Cracked skin
  • Tightness
  • Pain
  • Bleeding

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Source: Insider – The causes of dry skin, from hot showers to winter weather By, Ashley Laderer

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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