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Increases in dry skin and eczema

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

The dry weather is leading many people in Richmond to Paul Strehler's office to have dry skin and eczema treated.

The symptoms include dry itchy skin, often with red patches and flaky areas.

Treat the problem with a warm bath using mild cleansers or soaps. Bathe in warm (not hot) water and wear cotton clothing.

Antihistamines such as benadryl or zyrtec help with the itchiness. Topical steroids, prescription and over the counter medicines, help a lot to relieve the symptoms.

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  • Paul Strehler, M.D.

    Paul Strehler, M.D.

    Chippenham Pediatrics 7023 Old Jahnke Road Richmond VA 23225 Phone 804-320-1353 Fax 804-320-6636 www.chippenhampediatrics.com Education: Undergraduate: Washington University, MI, 1982 MedicalMore >>
    Chippenham Pediatrics
    7023 Old Jahnke Road
    Richmond VA 23225
    Phone 804-320-1353
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