A 51-year-old male asked:

My skin is dry & itchy. legs, back, arms, neck, ears, face. red patches on arms. confused. what could be wrong? medication. what disease is this? thx.

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Need to know more: Although the description is compatible with atopic eczema( since you probably have allergic rhinitis as well as evidenced by the sneezing), it is not possible to tell without a direct examination. Consult an allergist or dermatologist. In meanwhile be sure to bathe daily and apply a skin moisturizer immediately after having sponge dried your skin .
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