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what causes skin flaking

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Various: Dry skin, ichthyosis, eczema, psoriasis, healing injuries. An exam will identify the nature of it.

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Dr. Daniel Schainholz
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Contact dermatitis?: Dry desquamation of the eyelid skin is not an uncommon finding in peri-ocular topical dermatitis. The culprit is often a new detergent or soap product ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Many diseases : You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. This way you can find out the cause.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
27 years experience Dermatology
Dry skin : Dandruff like flakes can come from dry skin.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Rash: It may be seborrheic dermatitis or a irritant dermatitis. You should see your dermatologist.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Stop using it: The cream is causing you allergy. You need to stop using it and you will need to see your doc for treatment. Hypoallergenic lubricant will help to w ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
40 years experience General Practice
See a DERM: How do you know it is a milk allergy? Check with your dermatologist.
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: What you described does not fit the clinical pictures of herpes at all. However, bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, &amp ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Flushy,flaky chin: Have you been tested for a possible allergy? Or have you tried using moisturizers such as virgin coconut oil? A skin biopsy can be done in one office ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Voron
51 years experience Dermatology
No: High histamine levels would not directly cause what you are describing.

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