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A 42-year-old male asked:

Why do i get big flakes of skin that peel off on the cheek near the sides of my nose and on my chin?

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Seborrhea: Scaling and redness around the nose , and other areas of the face can be seborrheic dermatitis. A common treatment is low dose topical corticosteroids such as 0.5-1% cortizone (hydrocortisone) cream.
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Last updated Oct 8, 2013

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