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Skin care for elders | Care2 Healthy Living: Skin problems are common among the elderly. Some skin conditions ar...

Skin care for elders | Care2 Healthy Living: Skin problems are common among the elderly. Some skin conditions ar...

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor Skin problems are common among the elderly. Some skin conditions are considered a normal part of aging, while others may indicate an underlying health problem. Here are the most common skin conditions that affect elderly people, and how to treat them: Dry Skin Dry, flaking skin is by far the most common skin problem among the elderly, affecting 75% of people over the age of 65, according to MedScape. The loss of oil glands (which help to keep the skin soft) is the main cause of dry skin. Dry skin gets itchy, which results in lots of scratching or picking at the skin. Dry skin can also become cracked and in severe cases, can bleed or become infected. Treating dry skin: Use a cleansing soap that has moisturizer or is formulated for dry skin Use body lotion, such as Eucerin Skin Cancer: Symptoms and Treatments If you are ap...

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