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What can I do about dry skin after my lung transplant?

If you have problems with dry skin, use a mild soap and apply body lotion after bathing. For severely dry or scaly skin you may need a rich body lotion such as Alpha Keri. Alpha Keri also offers an excellent bath oil. There are many good moisturizing products available from your local drugstore without prescription; try to find those that work best for you.

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