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Causes of Flaky Skin

Flaky skin can be caused by a number of conditions, some of which are temporary and others chronic. For chronic conditions, such as psoriasis, no cures exist; however, treatments can be helpful for reducing the irritation. For temporary conditions, h...

What Are the Causes of Flaky Skin?

Flaky skin, also referred to as scaling, is the shedding of the outermost layer of skin cells. Scaly skin is not an especially attractive look and can become itchy and painful. Flaky skin can be caused by a variety of skin conditions, ranging from th...

Rosacea and Flaky Skin

Overview Rosacea is a chronic disorder characterized by skin inflammation, rash and dryness. Rosacea may leave you feeling isolated because of your appearance, but there are ways to minimize the effects. Symptoms may vary among people with rosacea,...

Acne & Flaky Skin

Overview Acne is difficult to treat, but when you add flaky skin to the equation, it makes it near impossible because you have to treat two conditions instead of one. You can develop flaky skin for a number of reasons. The flakes may even cause som...

Itchy, Flaky Skin

Overview Itchy, flaky skin that occurs on a regular basis may be the result of a common skin condition known as psoriasis. According to the National Institutes of Health, psoriasis affects approximately 3 percent of the population in the United Sta...

Light Brown Flaky Discoloration on the Skin

Overview If you notice light brown patches that are flaky and irritated on your skin, it's possible that you have eczema. Although this skin condition isn't life-threatening, it can be a nuisance, as the flaky patches can be itchy, tight and uncomf...