A 36-year-old male asked:
Red blotches that appear around upper lip, behind ears, on the sides of the nose and on eyebrows periodically, they are not itchy, but eventually become scaly (dry out) then disappear again. they seem to gradually be spreading.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
? Fungal : Seborrhoeic dermatitis might be the case, you may be having dandruff as well. You want to see your dictor / dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis, meanwhile, Ketconazole shampoo OTC might help, on hair/affected areas, read the instructions carefully, avoid getting into your eyes, best wishes
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Last updated Sep 23, 2019
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