Dry skin becomes the new worry, doctors blame sanitisers

Hyderabad(Hyd): Wearing a mask became a troublesome procedure. Wearing it for longer durations is causing fungal infections. Specially, behind the  ears, right where the straps of a mask would hold the protective gear in place.

Premal who works 5 days a week, stated that he’s barely managed to give his own skin time to heal. “2 days aren’t sufficient for the infection to heal, & stepping out mask-less is not an option. I utilize ointments prescribed by this doctor & over the weekend a new layer of skin develops, however an hour into Mon. in the morning, the itching begins & by this end of the day, my skin is return to being itchy & red,” stated Premal.

In almost all this home cases of dry, disturbed & itchy skin have becomes a recurring issue from COVID-19 taken over our lives, bringing with it the compulsory utilize of high- alcohol level sanitizers, latex gloves & face masks.

Face masks had become an vital wardrobe addition as they prevent the spread of the COVID-19 using an contaminated human’s cough & sneeze droplets. The droplets could also contaminate surfaces, that means wearing gloves & keeping a min. gap from citizens had become standard. Besides, doctors have advised constant washing of hands, for 20 seconds every time, & sanitizing to make sure any inadvertent infection would be dealt with.