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Ongoing crusty flaking of skin top forehead/under hairline and outsides of both ears near sideburns. sometimes red.

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Dr. Rebecca Weiss
Dr. Rebecca Weissanswered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Seborrhea: Sounds like you have a condition called Seborrheic Dermatitis. This typically characterized by scaly, flaky and irritated skin on the scalp, brows, around ears and nose. Treatment often consists of dandruff shampoos, topical antifungals and/or corticosteroid lotions. Best to see your PCP or Derm for accurate diagnosis and treatment.

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Last updated Mar 10, 2019

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