Symptom: Dry skin

Dry skin: Dryness, cracking or scaling of the skin.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Dry skin:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Dry skin (17 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Dry skin (21 conditions)

  • Disease information: see also Dry skin condition information
  • Causes of Dry skin (2 conditions)
    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Dry skin: cracked skin (13)
    Dry skin type of: Skin symptoms (226), Skin texture changes (37)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Dry skin: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Dry skin as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Dry skin: The following list of conditions have 'Dry skin' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Acromegaly ... coarse skin
  • Anorexia Nervosa ... dry skin
  • Athlete's foot ... cracked skin
  • Autoimmune thyroid diseases ... dry skin


  • Contact dermatitis ... cracked skin, dry skin


  • Dehydration ... Dry skin
  • Diabetes ... flaky skin
  • Diarrhea ... Dry skin
  • Dry skin ... dry skin


  • Eczema ... skin cracking


  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis ... coarse skin, dry skin
  • HIV/AIDS ... flaky skin
  • Hypothyroidism ... dry skin


  • Ichthyosis ... cracked skin, dry skin


  • Lichen sclerosis ... crinkled skin


  • Myxedema ... coarse skin, dry skin


  • Psoriasis ... cracked skin


  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... cracked skin, dry skin


  • Thyroid disorders ... dry skin
  • Type 2 diabetes ... flaky skin


  • Vitamin A deficiency ... dry skin

    Related medical articles for Dry skin:
  • Introduction: Dry skin
  • Basic Summary for Dry skin
  • Causes of Dry skin
  • Symptoms of Dry skin

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