Xeroderma or xerodermia (also known as xerosis cutis, derived from the Greek words for "dry skin" is a condition involving the integumentary system, which in most cases can safely be treated with emollients or moisturizers. Xeroderma occurs most commonly on the scalp, lower legs,arms, hands, theknuckles, the sides of the abdomen, and thighs. Symptoms most associated with xeroderma are scaling (the visible peeling of the outer skin layer), itching, and skin cracking
Common causes of Xeroderma or Xerodermia :-
Xeroderma is a very common condition. It happens more often in the winter when the cold air outside and the hot air inside creates a low relative humidity. This causes the skin to lose moisture and it may crack and peel. Bathing or hand washing too frequently, especially if one is using harsh soaps, can contribute to xeroderma. Xeroderma can be caused by a deficiency of vitamin A, vitamin D, systemic illness, severe sunburn, or some medication. Xeroderma can be caused by choline
Preventive Measures for Xeroderma or Xerodermia
Today a herbal emollient preparation ....EPIDERMOIL (prepared with evaporated aqueous paste of macerated emollient herbs) is most suitable available application for external use on Xeroderma or Xerodermia lesions. As a preventive measure, such product may be rubbed onto the affected area as needed (often every other day) to prevent dry skin. The skin is then patted dry to prevent removal of natural lipids from the skin.
What is the Cure for XERODERMA or XERODERMIA ?
Repeated application (typically over a few days) of EPIDERMOIL to the affected area will likely result in quick alleviation of xeroderma. EPIDERMOIL is very effective,without side effects and can be conveniently used on large areas of skin.
What is the Safety of EPIDERMOIL for use to prevent and cure Xeroderma or Xerodermia?]
EPIDERMOIL is soothing on cutis and does not cause allergies unlike many skin creams that include common allergens such as fragrances, parabens, and lanolin.