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flakey skin???

Postby bonio » Thu Nov 03, 2005 8:46 pm

hiya chaps, not been around for a while as been really busy

hope your all well and not developing wings....from this bird flu!!!!!!
as some of you know im not a student of biology and come to this very informative site to as for help....so hope you dont mind ok?

so..ive got a client who has very flakey skin on his handshe currently takes AMISULPRIDE...AND CETRABEN EMOLLIENT FOR THE HANDS... cant remember what he takes AMISULPRIDE !!!!
so...any suggestions?

hope you can help as youve been really good in the past

cheers...bonio
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Postby LaNcE222 » Mon Nov 07, 2005 7:02 pm

try and use baby oil or moisurizers for your hands
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Postby Amirah » Sat Dec 17, 2005 5:01 pm

My mom used to have this when she was young and she just used lotion frequently and it goes away....drinking water too does help....
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Postby MrMistery » Sun Dec 18, 2005 6:07 pm

Yes, flakey skin generally means that you have a problem with the lipid concentration and colesterol in the cells of your skin. This is usually "fixed" with certain lotions that contain modified phospholipids and cholesterol esters i think. I may be wrong but i am right with the general idea. It is impossible to tell over the internet what to use, and anyway, i am more into molecular biology than medicine.
Good luck anyway
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Postby Mjhavok » Tue Dec 20, 2005 3:04 am

I would consult a dermatologist if it's a major problem.
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