Scaly skin

Scaly skin or scaling skin is a type of dry skin or flaky skin that is like scales. Acute causes include skin infections that are fungal, bacterial or viral. Sunburn is a simple cause of flaking skin. Causes of chronic ... More »

Causes

Simple causes of acute skin scaliness include:

  • Sunburn
  • Burns (scalds; thermal burns; chemical burns)
  • Dandruff
  • Dry skin (which itself has
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