1. Ichthyosis Vulgaris Treatment
Ichthyosis Vulgaris treatment may include:
Exfoliating cream and ointment;
Prescription cream and ointment containing alpha hydroxy acids such as lactic and glycolic acid, help control scaling and increase skin moisture.
Your doctor may prescribe vitamin A-derived medication called retinoids to reduce the production of the skin cell. Side effects from the medication may include eye and lip inflammation bone spurs and hair loss.
Retinoids may cause birth defects. Women considering retinoid therapy should be sure they are not pregnant before starting the medication and use effective birth control while taking retinoids.
2. Ichthyosis Vulgaris Legs
The skin gradually become dry. Rough and scaly usually before the age of 1 the face and the bends of the elbows and knees are not usually affected limbs may develop fine light grey scales the skin on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet may have more lines than normal and be thickened.
3. Ichthyosis Vulgaris Hands
The skin gradually become dry and rough usually at the age of 1. The skin on the palms of the hand and soles of the feet may have more lines than normal and be thickened.