Alternate Names : Asteatosis
What are the treatments for the symptom?
Dry skin is treated the same way it is prevented, following the
guidelines for bathing and using moisturizers.
What are the side effects of the treatments?
There are no side effects to treatment, unless an individual is
allergic to moisturizers. Those individuals should choose unscented or
What happens after treatment for the symptom?
Moisturizer should be applied to the skin on a regular basis as
needed. This will help prevent symptoms from returning.
How is the symptom monitored?
Any new or worsening symptoms should be reported to the healthcare