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Dry Skin

Less common reasons for dry skin are vitamin and mineral deficiencies. These can arise because of:

- Rapidly losing a lot of weight

- Active cancer, especially if you're undergoing chemotherapy or radiation

- Malabsorption syndromes such as celiac disease and chronic diarrhea

- Gastric bypass surgery

- Poor nutrition

Do you think you might have a vitamin or mineral deficiency?

Yes, I might have a vitamin or mineral deficiency.

No, I think I am well nourished.

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