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Causes of Dry skin

List of causes of Dry skin

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Dry skin) that could possibly cause Dry skin includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Dry skin

Causes of Dry skin (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Dry skin that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Dry skin: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Dry skin, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Dry skin:

Dry skin: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Dry skin: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Dry skin as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Dry skin as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Dry skin. Our database lists the following as having Dry skin as a complication of that condition:

Dry skin as a symptom:

Conditions listing Dry skin as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Dry skin. Our database lists the following as having Dry skin as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Dry skin:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Dry skin as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.


Drug interactions causing Dry skin:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Dry skin as a symptom.

The list below is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

What causes Dry skin?

Article excerpts about the causes of Dry skin:
Low humidity — caused by overheating during the winter and air conditioning during the summer — contributes to dryness and itching. The loss of sweat and oil glands as you age also may worsen dry skin. Anything that further dries your skin — such as overuse of soaps, antiperspirants, perfumes, or hot baths — will make the problem worse. Dehydration, sun exposure, smoking, and stress also may cause dry skin. (Source: excerpt from Skin Care and Aging -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Medical news summaries relating to Dry skin:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Dry skin:

Related information on causes of Dry skin:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Dry skin may be found in:

 

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