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How can I get rid of a dry patch on my skin?

If you have patches of dry skin that stick around longer than normal no matter how much moisturizer you put on them, or are painful, itchy, scaly or changing shape, you should see your doctor. A possible health concern is actinic keratosis (AK), a pre-cancerous lesion that could become a squamous cell carcinoma if untreated.

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