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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds a lot: like classic SEBORRHEA .. There is specific treatment for this problem..Over the counter DANDRUFF shampoo may be helpful.. Hope this is helpful! Dr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes, for dry skin: Untreated hypothyroidism can certainly cause dry skin, but it would be unlikely to cause bruising or scabs. I see that you are on advil, (ibuprofen) ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Allergy: Could be a skin allergy to the fabric or skin irritation (contact dermatitis). See your physician.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Needs examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesions and taking a history. Are the lesions worse on exposure to sun? Your ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Strumeyer
32 years experience Urology
?fungal: More than likely this is a fungal rash (jock itch) but should be looked at by md if no improvement after treatment.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Try: Try taking lukewarm baths and applying 1% Hydrocortisone ointment within 3 minutes after getting out of bath or shower to your skin.
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Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
?Eczema: This could be eczema or just plain dry skin (xerosis). See a dermatologist to help you figure this out and recommend a good treatment.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Add moisturizer: oral vitamin E, and see dermatologist if not improving
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tommy Chen
46 years experience Dermatology
Contact derm: Toothpaste, flavored chewing gum, lip balm with sunscreen, lip-licking.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Vicious cycle: This is fairly common. Something (could be anything) triggered itching, so you scratched it, which made it itch more, which makes you scratch more, an ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dermatitis: You need to have a doctor lay eyes and hands on the rash for an appropriate diagnosis. Dermatologist are the skin doctors.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
MGT: An appointment is suggested and may be booked online. You may have allergies and an allergy plan may be outlined.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium, or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral shampoo (contains anti-fung ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Many possibilities: Many causes include eczema or atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral derm, contact derm or allergic reaction, irritant dermatitis, dryness ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Seborrheic: Dermatitis. Try Hydrocortisone cream otc.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Andersen
16 years experience Dermatology
dry hands: It could be if you have a fungal infection, which sometimes looks like dry skin; otherwise plain dry skin is not contagious. Have your dermatologist p ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Atopic dermatitis : This could be atopic dermatitis. Over the counter lowest strength Hydrocortisone cream for a week might help , not longer than that. Can cause skin th ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Rash in moustache: Seborrheic dermatitis is common in the moustache/beard area as well as scalp, central face, chest and back. Washing the area gently with a dandruff s ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Eczema: Could be eczema or psoriasis that can be helped with medicated creams.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dry: It may be exzcema vs an inflammatory process... Try some vaseline or aquaphor.. If no improvement go and see your doc for an exam and possible biopsy.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Sunburn: If you are using a tanning bed and are getting the symptoms you describe then this is probably a sunburn, plain and simple. Of course, as a dermatolo ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
If you want to: But it won't help or hurt you. Avoid soaps and detergents and things should return to normal by themselves.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Geographic tongue: It may be a harmless condition called geographic tongue.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Moisturizer: Try using a good moisturizer after using the exfoliating agent.
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