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A 26-year-old female asked:

Recently my face is red and sometimes itchy, dry, and flaky. also my scalp and i got dandruff. the condition comes and goes. what can it be?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Below: Sounds like Seborrhoeic dermatitis, or seborrhea, is a long-term skin disorder.Symptoms include red, scaly, greasy, itchy, and inflamed skin.Areas of the skin rich in oil-producing glands are often affected including the scalp, face, and chest.Even though you describe as dry sometimes in an attempt to get better we often use products to make it dry.
Last updated Apr 15, 2019

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