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A 31-year-old male asked:

having dry skin problems behind my ears, beside my nose, on my eyebrows.it is very consistent. what is it caused from and what is the possible cure?

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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology 19 years experience
Seb derm: Seborrheic dermatitis (seb derm) is a chronic intermittent rash typically affecting the face, ears, scalp, & trunk. This condition is believed to result from overactive sebaceous glands (seborrhea) & inflammation. The mainstay of treatment includes topical anti-fungal agents alone or in combination with topical steroids. Recommend that you see a dermatologist to get it under control.

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Last updated Nov 2, 2016

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