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My 88-year-old aunt has thin shin which tears and flakes off.

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My 88-year-old aunt has thin shin which tears and flakes off. What can she put on it to help? E45 cream doesn't really help.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
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Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.

Hi and sorry for the delay but your question just became available to me

Here's what will help her--Vitamin A, E and K supplements along with wearing long sleeved shirts or blouses and pants.

Vitamin E cream topically will also help

That said, she should discuss this with her doctor before taking any supplements

Let me know if you need any more information

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