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Dry Skin Under Eyebrow
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Lesions and eyes and around mouth can be due to compulsive and excessive use of soap or cleaning the face, eczematous dermatitis, and occasionally infectious dermatitis.
If only contact dermatitis or eczema can be treated with anti-inflammatory creams but if you have papules or pustules with it may need anti-biotic. Must see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Dry scalp also dry skin in eyebrows also in beard in mu stash. Can get irritated and red sometime?
It may sound strange but I recommend you go to a hair salon. The team will either take good care of you - very likely, but you must also see your doctor about the beard, eyebrows etc.
I have a beard that I control (at least that is what I think), but you should see an Eye doctor some time soon.
Hope all goes well! ...Read more
I have very dry skin around my nose & between my eyebrows it burns when I put moisturizer on it doesn't happen all the time what should I do about it?
Seborrheic dermatiti: Possibly seborrheic dermatitis. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can begin with an azole cream daily. Ketoconazole, clotrimazole, miconazole are OTC @ about $5. OTC hydrocortisone can be added for short periods. Prescription calcineurin inhibitor tacrolimus ointment is often effective. Prescription oral azol once a month is very effective. You can wash face with dandruff shampoo. ...Read more
How do I treat my severe dry skin on my scalp, eyebrows, nose, moustache area and chin I have had severe dry scalp for a couple years and has gotten progressively worse. My skin gets red and itchy and I flake from my scalp, eyebrows, nose, moustache area
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Red patch of dry skin on upper eyelid right below eyebrow. Has been there for a month now, won't go away. Have used neosporin and eczema creams?
Try vaseline: Stop using neosporin. Try just simple vaseline or aquaphor. Might need a steroid cream - see primary care physician or dermatologist for recommendation. ...Read more
Having dry skin problems behind my ears, beside my nose, on my eyebrows. It is very consistent. What is it caused from and what is the possible cure?
Seborrheic dermatitis (seb derm) is a chronic intermittent rash typically affecting the face, ears, scalp, & trunk.
This condition is believed to result from overactive sebaceous glands (seborrhea) & inflammation. The mainstay of treatment includes topical anti-fungal agents alone or in combination with topical steroids. Recommend that you see a dermatologist to get it under control.
Dandruff and dry skin I have patches of dry itchy skin on my scalp and hair-line. I also have a few patches of red itchy skin near my eyes and eyebrows. Any idea what would be the cause of this and any solutions would be great too.
I meet all the symptoms for hypothyroidism: sparse eyebrows, fatigue, dry skin, I have ibs, cmp TSH w/reflex to ft4 is 4.44, yet dr said I don't. Do i?
Hypothyroidism: Hi, you may have subclinical hypothyroidism, and/ or hashimoto's thyroiditis. You may need to have further testing done, thyroid auto-antibodies, anti-per -oxidase antibodies lab tests and perhaps a thyroid sonar. It may be a good idea to see an endocrinologist, literature shows that thyroid hormone replacement may benefit you. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Cradle cap: It sound like your little one has cradle cap. You can use anti dandruff shampoo paying attention not to get it in his eyes. You can also apply baby oil to his scalp. It is harmless and usually bothers parents more than the babies. You can also leave it alone. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Normal variation: Cradle cap occurs when normal aging skin cells fail to shead from the scalp in infants. Moms typicly use mild shampoos to avoid eye irritation but these shampoos do not have the chemicals needed to break up skin oils. Some infants have thicker skin oil which acts like glue & prevents skin cells from separating. Dandruf shampoos+soft cuticle brushes used regularly will solve this problem. ...Read more
Cradle cap: Seborrhea of the scalp (cradle cap) is very common in infants. Treatment is low-tech and pretty easy actually. Drizzle a small amount of baby oil (or olive oil) onto the baby's scalp then massage it in with the baby's soft hairbrush. Let that sit for about 20 minutes or so, then gently wash the baby's hair. Usually doing this a few times will clear the problem up completely. ...Read more
Baby has dry skin and patchy spots of dryness in places on his head and body. Is this eczema? How should I treat?
Seborrhoic dematitis: Patches o seborrhoa can heal and then break down. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more
The head of my penis is dry. And also the "shaft". On the head, the dry skin come and go once in awhile. Can I know what's the reason for this?
Penis: This is most likely a dermatitiis. Can be from soaps, detergents or liqiuds appllied to the penis for various reasons. If it persists get examined as there are other much less likey causes that may require medical teasting and treatment. ...Read more
My penis's skin has been dry at the edge of the head and the shaft. Part of d head is red and the skin is dry. Dry skin peals off then proces repeats.
Dryness with flaking skin around the eyes could be related to excema or ocular allergies if you are rubbing your eyes frequently. Or a localized dry area could be a sign of an early skin cancer.
I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist for a evaluation. Additional be careful with applying any cream too close to the eye as this can cause eye irritation. ...Read more