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Doctor insights on: Forehead Skin Peeling

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Peeling Skin (Definition)

A peeling skin is the result of separation of the outer layer of cells which separates. A typical common skin lesion of this nature is ...Read more


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What could cause skin peeling from my forehead?

What could cause skin peeling from my forehead?

Irritant or Allergen: Skin peeling of the face is usually due to an allergy or nonspecific irritation due to a topical cream or shampoo that is being applied. ...Read more

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Used cetaphil soap n neoreen tablets and mometasone furoate loation for my oily n peeling skin and after 1 wk i had a rash on my forehead..what to do?

Used cetaphil soap n neoreen tablets and mometasone furoate loation for my oily n peeling skin and after 1 wk i had a rash on my forehead..what to do?

Stop using them: Of you developed rash after using all 3 , then you should stop using them and once resolves may introduce one after the other to check what are you allergic to. Meanwhile if rash are itchy try OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream and Hydrocortisone cream for NO MORE than a week. If spreading and painful you should seek medical advise to make sure you do not have infection. ...Read more

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My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?

My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?

See remark: You may have infection from what you describe? You are uncircumcised.Please sit a tub of warm soapy water for 5 minutes 2 times a day,After drying apply some antibiotic ointment to area. Do this for couple of days.If no response,check with a doctor,or visit local health clinic in your town. Good luck ...Read more

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I have these peeling skin on the head of my penis. What would it be?

I have these peeling skin on the head of my penis. What would it be?

Here are some ...: Without a look at what you described, it's hard to offer a decent advice although chronic inflammation, i.e., balanoposthitis, related with long tight foreskin, or psoriasis would first come to mind. Clinically, you may try applying topical antifungal + steroid cream lightly 1-2 daily after gentle cleansing for 4-5 days and see. if not improved as wished, see urologist for confirmation, Rx, & ... ...Read more

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What is the cause of the skin peeling on the head and foreskin of the penis?

What is the cause of the skin peeling on the head and foreskin of the penis?

Balanitis: It may be an balanitis, an infection of the penis. An antibiotic or anti-fungal may help. A visit with your doctor is recommended. ...Read more

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Have rash below the head of my penis and skin peeling as well?

Have rash below the head of my penis and skin peeling as well?

See Md: There are several possible causes of skin irritation/rash on shaft of penis. If you are uncircumcised and you do not often retract the foreskin and clean the area, the old skin cells/oil / debris may cause irritation. Some men get eczema of the area and need steroid cream. It could also be a fungal infection like "jock itch". See your md for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have peeling skin on the head of my penis. It's red and itchy. What is this?

See Your Doctor: Most likely a yeast infection, but could be herpes. It needs to be examined and cultured (swab for herpes and KOH prep for yeast). Yeast can be easily treated, but can be a symptom of other problems, like diabetes. ...Read more

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I have very dry and peeling skin on my penis head, there's also three small bumps on my penis head one even scabbed over but was leaking clear yellowi?

See doctor: You need to see doctor, have culture done, and depending on history--evaluation for transmitted diseases. Do this today if possible. Do not take chances. You may be prescribed medications before cultures are returned. Good luck. ...Read more

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Peeling skin, itchiness on penis head for 5 weeks. Taking 400mg Nizoral (ketoconazole) daily for fifth time. Relieves itching but skin still peeling off. Sugestion?

Peeling skin, itchiness on penis head for 5 weeks.  Taking 400mg Nizoral (ketoconazole) daily for fifth time. Relieves itching but skin still peeling off. Sugestion?

Please continue to: Do what your doc recommends. Taking good quality marine fish oil can help lubricate the skin from the inside. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on the tip of my penis they irritate me, i also noticed these pimple like things around the penis head. Also skin peeling off?

I have small red bumps on the tip of my penis they irritate me, i also noticed these pimple like things around the penis head. Also skin peeling  off?

Need evaluation: you should see your primary care doctor for a complete evaluation and testing if needed. They will be able to provide you with a diagnosis and treatment plan. An urgent care is also an option if you do not have a primary care doctor. ...Read more

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How to treat skin peeling after sunburn?

How to treat skin peeling after sunburn?

Don't Pick & Peel: The best thing to do after a burn is to apply cool compresses and Hydrocortisone cream. Once the peeling begins, it is best to keep the affected areas as hydrated as possible by application of copious amounts of moisturizers. Avoid picking or peeling away the skin so that the new skin is given a protective covering under which it can heal. ...Read more

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Why is skin peeling around my spider bite?

Why is skin peeling around my spider bite?

Insect Bite: How sensitive you are to an insect's venom usually determines how you respond to its bite. In many cases, you may experience pain, swelling, redness, or itching for a day or so or even skin peeling. The inflammation from the bite causes the skin to peel. ...Read more

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How do you stop the peeling skin from sunburn?

How do you stop the peeling skin from sunburn?

Unavoidable: Once sunburned, damage has already happened, and peeling is unavoidable. Treatment is aimed at reducing the symptoms of pain, typically with oral Ibuprofen and moisturize a lot. ...Read more

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What should I do to peeling skin from a sun tan?

What should I do to peeling skin from a sun tan?

SUNTAN: The damage to your skin was done. Do nothing except moisturizer until gone. If redness is noticed after sun exposure, you may apply a thin layer of steroid cream to avoid peeling of skin, you will notice the inflammation will go away. ...Read more

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What is the Layer of skin peeling off my tongue?

Skin peeling : Skin peeling off tongue can be due to recent burned tongue, trauma. There are few rare issues that can cause this. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more