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What causes skin trauma?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Trauma to skin can be caused by a variety of factors, including the use of harsh skin cleansers, overly aggressive skin cleansing, bathing with hot water, incorrect use of astringents or other harsh chemicals, certain topical medications or sun exposure.


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