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Doctor insights on: Dry Swollen Patches On Face

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Dry patches on face and keep spreading. What could it be?

Dry patches on face and keep spreading. What could it be?

Dry patch: Dry patch on face could be just dryness or eczema or seborrheic keratitis or fungal infection. Can try skin moisturiser like cetaphil if not helping please see your doctor . ...Read more

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Melasma or dark patches on face Showed many doctors nothing works Discolred chin area No rash Dry skin Age 42 Half uterus removed no period?

Melasma or dark patches on face
Showed many doctors nothing works
Discolred chin area
No rash
Dry skin
Age 42 Half uterus removed no period?

You might consider..: Microneedling is the process where small needles are used to penetrate the epidermis and the dermis, creating micro pores that allow deeper application of certain topical medications, such as lightening agents. Some patients have had good results with evening out skin tone, reduction of fine lines/wrinkles, and even improvement of scars and stretch marks. ...Read more

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Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen?

Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen?

Get checked.: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

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Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen. As a whole, skin on face is irritant. possibly allergy or eczema?

Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen. As a whole, skin on face is irritant. possibly allergy or eczema?

Get checked: Perhaps your doctor can confirm the eczema or perhaps a very bad allergy or infection. I would recommend a face to face encounter ...Read more

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What should I use to get rid of white patches on face?

What should I use  to get rid of white patches on face?

Size may matter: You'll need to get a baseline evaluation done by your doctor to get a definitive diagnosis.Then, you'll have a better idea how it will be treated.If you're noticing the patches getting bigger, or such, you may need to see a dermatologist too. Vitilgo, 'ringworm; (fungal), or something else will be determined based on your medical history, and needs to be cleared from the inside out. See ur dr.1st. ...Read more

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I have light colored patches on face & body that itch. The patches on my body flake like dandruff! doctors appt next week! help!

I have light colored patches on face & body that itch. The patches on my body flake like dandruff! doctors appt next week! help!

One idea: This may be tinea versicolor, which has a lot of different looks. You can read about it online; if this is a match, one thing to try is that blue dandruff shampoo, perhaps applied overnight. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have darker and lighter patches on face probably because if acne looks like I'm wearing foundations what is it ? And how can I treat it? Thanks

I have darker and lighter patches on face probably because if acne looks like I'm wearing foundations what is it ? And how can I treat it? Thanks

Evaluation in person: Hi Tom. There are many skin conditions that can cause hyperpigmentation. I would recommend that you have this evaluated by a physician that treats skin conditions such as a dermatologist or your family doctor. without a visual of the problem, it is almost impossible to give any recommendations, . ...Read more