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Skin problems in colder, dryer weather

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

Dr. William Ferrar is helping his patients with skin problems in the cold and dry weather.

Itching is by far the biggest complaint, but roughness and dryness are also noted.

The hot showers are not to blame if you remember to put ointment on within three minutes of turning off the shower or stepping out of the bath.

See your doctor when symptoms persist and over the counter cortisone 1% cream or the petroleum jelly you have been putting on has not helped.

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