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A 25-year-old female asked:

Have a small patch of what looks like dry skin around left eye. itchy and quite red. appeared bout month ago, won't go away no matter what i use on it.

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Eyelid Dermatitis: You most likely have eyelid dermatitis which is an allergic or irritant reaction. You can try otc cortisone cream but if that does not work see your dermatologist.

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