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IS COLLAGEN A VITAMIN? CAN..IT CAUSE DRY SKIN WHEN IT IS DEFICIENT

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IS COLLAGEN A VITAMIN? CAN IT BE REPLACED THE SAME WAY AS ANY OTHER VITAMIN? DOES IT CAUSE DRY SKIN WHEN IT IS DEFICIENT? WHAT ARE SOME NATURAL CURES FOR DRY SKIN?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 5 years ago.

mysticdoc :

The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.

mysticdoc :

Collagen

mysticdoc :

is not a vitamin

mysticdoc :

Hello

mysticdoc :

Thanks for your question.

mysticdoc :

Collagen is not a vitamin.

mysticdoc :

it is a type of protein.

mysticdoc :

Dry skin can be caused by various causes like dermatitis, eczema, autoimmune disorders,

mysticdoc :

Moisturizers like Eucerine is good for the skin.

mysticdoc :

Sometimes intense moisturizers cotain urea or lactic acid is good for dry skin.

mysticdoc :

One such product is known as Lac-hydrin available over the counter.

mysticdoc :

If autoimmune disorder is suspected, then steroids and immunosuppressive medications are helpful.

mysticdoc :

But, dry skin usually responds to intense moisturizers.

mysticdoc :

Other underlying conditions like thyroid disorder also can cause dry skin.

mysticdoc :

Diabetes is another condition that can cause dry skin.

Customer:

MY SKIN IS ADJUSTING TO THE DESERT CLIMATE AND IVE RESORTED TO THE EBONY PRODUCT SECTION FOR A LOTION AND SO FAR NO CHANGE

mysticdoc :

Ok

mysticdoc :

Please try Eucerine

mysticdoc :

You can also try Lac-hydrin

Customer:

I WILL TRY THE LAC-HYDRIN IS THIS THE PRODUCT? OR INGREDIENT?

mysticdoc :

this is the name of the product.

Customer:

ok thx

mysticdoc :

The main ingredient is lactic acid and ammonium hydroxide.

mysticdoc :

best wishes

mysticdoc :

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