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Dry Flaky Skin On Eyebrows
I have dry, flaky, bumpy skin in between my eyebrows. I'm wondering what it is and how do I fix/prevent it?
My boyfriend has very dry flaky skin inside of his ears and between his eyebrows and above his lips. Nothing seems to help. What could this be?
Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy. Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye. It's itchy. Kindly help.?
Eczema : It's possible that you have eczema affecting your brows and corners of your eyelids. This condition can also affect other parts of your body, like behind your ears, elbows, behind your knees, etc. avoid your eyelids, but you may trial hydrocortisone 2.5% cream to the brows 2-3 times per day to see if you respond well enough. The eyelids require prescription grade ophthalmic ointment. ...Read more
Seborrhea: Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory rash along the scalp, secondary to a yeast. The rash can have a spectrum from mild dandruff, to severe red itchy plaques. Treatments can consist of over the counter shampoos that contain zinc pyrithione or selenium sulfide. There are prescription shampoos that can treat the yeast or the inflammation. ...Read more
Head and shoulders: Try using an over-the-counter dandruff shampoo for your hair and eyebrows (not in your eyes, though!). Usually this is related to seborrheic dermatitis, and people get flaking hair, eyebrows and sometimes flaking in the folds on either side of their mouths (nasolabial folds). ...Read more
Dry, flaky skin on penis, appears in small round patches around the head & excess flaky skin below head. Not itchy/burning or red. What could this be?
Penile dermatitis: There are too many possibilities to make an educated guess. Most genital rashes are not STDs, and this doesn't sound like one. Best to see a doctor sooner rather than later. Start with your personal physician, or perhaps a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Red eyelid on corner of eye and very dry flaky skin on corner of eye. Treated with methylprednisotone aceponate but temporary effect, what to do?
Angular blepharitis.: There is a distinct entity that affects the corners of the eye called angular blepharitis. It can be allergic/atopic in nature, but commonly can also be associated with bacterial infection and would require treatment with antibiotics. If steroids like Methylprednisolone aceponate have not helped, you should be re-evaluated by an eye md (ophthalmologist) for the necessity of antibiotic treatment. ...Read more
I have constant flaky skin under my eyebrows which causes my eyebrow hairs to fall out very often. What's the cause and best cure for this?
The last week or so I've been getting flaky skin above my right eye between the eyelid and eyebrow, not the left though, what might be the cause?
I have small patches of flaky skin on my facial area, specifically the hairy areas. Appears similar to dandruff. Areas affected include eyebrows, mustache, and it is starting to show ip in my goatee. Slight redness, mild itching, but no major inflammation
Flaky skin rash all over the forehead, nose, eyebrows and just touching the scalp. It gradually goes away but reappears. Any idea what it is?
Hi doc I have a flaky skin on the head of my penis when I shower I can see white patches what do u think it could be thanks?
Seborrhea: Seborrhea (seb-uh-ree-uh) is a common skin condition (red, itchy rash & white scales). It is called dandruff when is affects the scalp, but it can also be on other parts of the face & body (folds around nose, behind the ears, the forehead, eyebrows, eyelids, chest, around (the navel). Medicated shampoos used 2-3x/wk on these area as directed can help reduce the scaling. See your dermatologist. ...Read more
I have flaky skin near edges of nosetrils, around mouth&just below one eye. Light redness, no itch. What's this condition? Any OTC medications for this?
Itchy, flaky skin and smell bad at the head of my penis. Can men get yeast infections? Is that what it could be?
Flaky skin gone: Hyrate your body with fluids and hydrate your skin with proper moisturization. The best time to use a moisturizer is after a shower or bath. Avoid mosturizers with fragrances. If the skin is excessively dry use a moisturizer with AHA's such as Lachyrin 5 or Amlaction ...Read more
FLAKY SKIN OF BROW: If this problem has been there for a long time, it may be a condition called psoriasis. Please see your dermatologist who will prescribe appropriate medications. Meanwhile, try using a tar shampoo: t-gel, tarsum, dhs-tar or other shampoos with tar. And shampoo often, daily if possible. ...Read more
Lotion soap: Use a , mild soap like dove to wash and a good moisturizer immediately after bathing. May reapply moisturizer when the weather is cold, dry, and windy. ...Read more
Many things: This could be anything from simple dryness (xerosis) to an allergy to something you are coming into contact with or eczema. There are also quite a number of other things possible. I suggest you have this examined by a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have really dry and flaky skin. I use a moisturer every day after a shower but it's not making any difference. What should try?
Try Body Wash : Use a body wash (dove, olay, etc.) in the shower instead of soap. Do not make the water too hot. Try different moisturizers, i.e., those with ammonium lactate (amlactin over the counter, lachydrin (lactic acid) prescription — same thing). If affordable, whole house humidifier. ...Read more
Can you tell me if on my chin were getting flaky skin. I thought that it wouldcloth. Does anybody know why my skin got really dry?
This will actually: Need to be visualized with further history to determine the cause for this skin change. ...Read more