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circular dry spot on my forehead

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Cozzarelli
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Hard to see: Your profile pic is really small, but common reasons for patchy, flaky areas of skin include nummular eczema and psoriasis. If it is just an area of ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Be diligent about: moisturizing the area at least 1-2 x/day and use a hydrocortisone cream to heal it. See a dermatologist to see if you're an candidate for any other ti ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: It is difficult to diagnose skin lesions without seeing it. Black lesions are not all cancer but can be suspicious of cancer. You need to see your ph ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Tang
24 years experience Pediatrics
Shampoo: I suspect that your son has seborrheic dermatitis, or dandruff. You can look for the following types of shampoo at whole foods: •selenium sulfide ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
31 years experience Dermatology
Dry scalp : It is most likely seborrheic dermatitis, also known as dandruff. Use an otc dandruff shampoo daily and it should clear up. It is a condition and not a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. E Friedman
44 years experience Family Medicine
NOT SOOBVIOUS: WITHOUT SEEING THE SPOT, THIS COULD BE ONE OF MANY BENIGN OR MALIGNANT GROWTHS KNOWNTO MEDICINE.I WOULD CONSIDER USING LIQUID NITROGEN AND SEE IF THAT ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: Your problem needs to be addressed by a DR to make a DX and RX if needed.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
IMpetigo: A fungal infection would be common, but impetigo a good candidate too. If you could take a photo of the face this could easily be looked at on line b ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Since appropriate self trea ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dana Hogan
Specializes in Pediatrics
Tines capitis: This a fungus; use tea tree oil or medicated shampoo to keep from spreading, but needs an oral medication to most effectively treat
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