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See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I have a dry patch of skin on my chest. Is this a concern? I've had it for a while, but never thought anything much of it.
No immediate concern: The matter is not likely to be of any immediate importance, however, as and when you see your doctor for any other purpose, it would be prudent to have her/him take a look at the lesion. ...Read more
I have a dry patch of skin above my upper Lipton the border. I have tried different creams but nothing is working.
Any suggestions would great.
UPPER LIP DRY PATCH: SUGGESTION: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST!Get a more detailed answer ›
He has a dry patch at his inner thighs been there since I met him it itches him its white, flakey & bleeds. He is a large man & his thighs are close?
Rash on Hip: Without seeing the lesion it is almost impossible to make a diagnosis. This could be eczema which is dry skin and treated with prescription topical cortisone. This could be a fungal infection which is treated with antifungal medication. This could also be an allergic contact dermatitis which is treated with prescription topical cortisone. The allergic agent must be removed. ...Read more
My 4 mo old has a dry patch of skin that's kind of brownish color. It's quite bumpy. What could this be?
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
What does it mean if I have a red circular raised mark on front of my shoulder that feels like a dry patch and has a dinged in the middle?
I have a knot like bump under my skin in my pubic area that hasn't come to a head so I can pop it for about 4days & today I noticed a dry patch?
I started shaving the area between my eyebrows a year ago, now I have a dark dry patch there and have to keep shaving it as hair now grows there help!
My boyfriend has a red dry patch on his side for a month now. It started out dime size and is now a little bigger than a quarter. No itching only one.
Better description: Really need a better description of this rash. But if it worsens which it seems to have see your doctor for treatment ...Read more
Eczema: It could be a patch of eczema or even an extension of a dry scalp condition call seborrheic dermatitis. Both of these can present with red, dry patches. The treatment for these conditions is usually lotion and topical steroid. For a scalp condition is may include the use of a medication shampoo. ...Read more
Get it evaluated: The possibilities are numerous and there is no way to diagnose without being able to see the lesion. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hi!! I have a little dry patch on my eyelid and it hasn't gone away in about a week, I've had it before and it's gone away pretty quick.
Dry skin: Sounds like you are describing eczema. Apply a fragrant free lotion ...Read more
I have had a dry patch on my scalp that flakes off and has been undiasgnosed. I use antidandruf shampoo and it hasn't helped at all. What can I do?
I developed a red, dry patch on my face five years ago and I attributed it to extreme stress. Well now it has gotten even redder and now I have five?
I have a scaley dry patch on my face I've had for 7 years but it has recently spread it's like scabes but don't go away but pool water sometimes helps?
Rash On Face: You should see your primary care physician to have the rash evaluated. You may need a referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more
Depends: Are you male or female, and how high up the thigh? ...Read more
Dry patch: Without an examination it is impossible to tell. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have a dry patch at both corners of my bottom lip. What could be the cause & how can I treat it?
I have a dry patch at the side of my nose and had it for a month. It's itchy sometes. What could it be?
What's this itchy patch on leg? Started 1yr ago as a little dry patch now its spreading and so itchy it bleeds.attached a pic in my file. Thanks
Ezcema: It could be eczema. Try some cortisone cream but if that doesn't help see your physician. ...Read more
I have a small dry scab on my face that will not go away. I pick the dry patch/scab and it keeps coming back. What is this? Should I be worried?
SeborrheicDermatitis: See your PCP or dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Pityriasis rosea, I've had it before. Does the herald patch appear in the same spot? I think I have it again & there's a dry patch on my shoulder
Pityriasis rosea is believed to be caused by a virus. It occurs most often in the fall and spring.
Although pityriasis rosea may occur in more than one person in a household at a time, it is not thought to spread from one person to another. Rarely, the following tests are needed:
A blood test to be sure it is not a form of syphilis, which can cause a similar rash. Rare to get PR twice. ...Read more
My 6 month old baby boy has one random bright red dry patch on his cheek that just showed up. What can I do to help this go away? And what is it?
See his doctor: He needs to be evaluated by his doctor to find out what's going on. ...Read more
My dad has a raised dry patch on his arm about the size of a dime. It's pinkish. He has one on his chest also and they've been there quite a while.
Dry patch on upper eyelids. I peel flakes off, comes back next day. Went away with tanning bed, but stopped going. How to make it go away permanently?
Hold off on products: Sometimes this can be a skin reaction to make up or other skin products. If you use make up or cleansers in the area, try using nothing for at least a week. If the dry patch continues, see your doctor. ...Read more