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Dry Flaky Rash
What is the oitment for dry red flaky rashes caused by allergy with make up? 5 days now. Is it dermatitis?
Contact Dermatitis: Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. There are two kinds of contact dermatitis: irritant or allergic. Irritant dermatitis is the most common type. It's caused by contact with cosmetics, and others. Treatment is with prescription strength topical cortisone such as Cloderm or Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry and flaky rash on buttock thats been around for more than a month. Tried hydrogen peroxide, hydrocortisone and a few other. No cut, same diet.
See an eye doc: First step is to get a diagnosis. There are multiple issues that could cause what you describe. I recommend you see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I have got rashes around my gluteal region they are non itchy dry flaky causing discolouration around the area...
Gluteal rash: Rash in the gluteal area can be seen with chronic moisture from sweating ,prolonged sitting or from wearing certain tight fitting clothing materials. Try wearing white cotton panties and avoid very tight fitting clothes like jeans. For further evaluation and advice, consult a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Has had dry, flaky skin on his penis for months. No rashes, bumps, pain or itching. What could it be? Used anti-fungal cream too. Nothing.
Tinea versicolor: Tinea versicolor is relatively common. It is caused by pityrosporum ovale, a type of yeast that is normally found on human skin. The main symptom is patches of discolored skin with sharp borders (edges) and fine scales. The patches are often dark reddish-tan in color. The most common sites are the back, underarms, upper arms, and chest. ...Read more
Full body rash mostly on my back that is itchy, flaky & dry looking. It started about a wk ago & i did change soap about 3 weeks ago. Is this the cause?
Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to decide on a cause. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals (the soap?), excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, the doctor may recommend over-the-counter cortisone cream two or three times a day for 1 week. For fungal infections like t. Versicolor, selenium shampoo may be recommended. ...Read more