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Flaky dark skin patch face in nasal labial fold on face?

Flaky dark skin patch face in nasal labial fold on face?

FLAKY NASOLABIALS: This may be seborrheic dermatitis. With no photo i cannot be sure. Shampoo your scalp (yes, scalp) daily with a tar shampoo. Use an o-t-c Hydrocortisone cream daily for a couple of weeks (only). Find out which foods may be causing it; then eliminate them. Cut out stress. If no better, see a dermatologist. Best luck! ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Skin Folds (Definition)

Skin folds are the parts of the body where skin overlaps and traps skin oils and skin moisture, increasing the likelihood of rashes and odors. Skin folds areas include the neck (sometimes), the armpits, under the breasts (sometimes), and between ...Read more


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Vaginal irritation on my external labia. Itchiness, red, swollen, white flaky skin surrounding the area. It's in the crease of my inner thigh as well?

Vaginal irritation on my external labia. Itchiness, red, swollen, white flaky skin surrounding the area. It's in the crease of my inner thigh as well?

Maybe yeast: It sounds like you have yeast or what is commonly called "jock itch." luckily over the counter yeast creams are available. If it does not improve then you will need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?

Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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Rash in anal area. Itchy sometimes. ?

Rash in anal area.  Itchy sometimes.  ?

Things to do: Use a soft toilet tissue and wet it with mineral oil when you have a bowel movement.After that apply triple paste. If that does not work see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can itching in skin folds be prevented?

How can itching in skin folds be prevented?

Hygeine: Regular good hygeine with soap and water and application of talcum powder or baby powder after drying can help relieve the itching. ...Read more

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Use monistat for vaginal itching, skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, red or bluish purple) , burning sensation, vaginal irritation?

Use monistat for vaginal itching, skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, red or bluish purple) , burning sensation, vaginal irritation?

Vaginal rash: Be checked. Your description of blisters would make you worry about herpes. The treatment for this is medication. All the best. ...Read more

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Can methylisothiazolinone in wet wipes be the cause of anal itching and skin irritation in that area?

Can methylisothiazolinone in wet wipes be the cause of anal itching and skin irritation in that area?

yes if u r allergic: Isothiazolinone is a preservative which can be an allergic contact sensitizer. It is on virtually every patch test kit dermatologist use. If you want to see if you are allergic, wipe some on your left inner arm, occlude with a band aid x 48 hrs. Remove it and look in another 48hrs to see if you have a raised red rash. If you do, you've made the diagnosis! ...Read more

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I normally experience skin rash red itchy bumps in armpits. Recently have appeared under breast. In groin area itchy, red bumpy, flaking rash appeared?

I normally experience skin rash red itchy bumps in armpits. Recently have appeared under breast. In groin area itchy, red bumpy, flaking rash appeared?

See derm: This is a rather common condition especially when one lives in a hot environment. This is an inflammatory issue which can often be controlled with low dose abx based on its antiinflammatory activity. ...Read more

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Really Dry rash on buttocks with some red/purple bumps under skin. Dry and itchiness extends from groin region. What is this?

Really Dry rash on buttocks with some red/purple bumps under skin. Dry and itchiness extends from groin region. What is this?

See a dermatologist: Could be a dermatophyte. Do you have scaling of your feet and between your small toe/ ring toe? ...Read more

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Been experiencing reddish rash in skin folds, inner part of arms and thigh areas. Slight elevation in rash. My neck have a rash as well with bumps in ?

Been experiencing reddish rash in skin folds, inner part of arms and thigh areas. Slight elevation in rash. My neck have a rash as well with bumps in ?

Dermatologist: See a dermatologist. Your eruption occurs in areas of friction. Yeast infections occur in these intertriginous areas, but neck involvement is usually not seen with yeast infections. Since you have such scattered involvement you should be examined for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why are the skin areas around my eyes swelling and itchy? Pollen?

Why are the skin areas around my eyes swelling and itchy? Pollen?

Puffy eyes: Eyelid swelling can certainly be due to pollen reaction. However, there are a lot of other problems that can cause swelling/puffiness on the lids. ...Read more

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Vaginal itch the skin above the clitoris and the skin around my vaginal opening dry and flaking, has little papercuts is lighter than normal skin?

Vaginal itch the skin above the clitoris and the skin around my vaginal opening dry and flaking, has little papercuts is lighter than  normal skin?

Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked, it may be due to yeast infection or a skin condition causing the dryness, flaking and papercuts and lighter skin. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Red rash looking patches of skin in the crease of both arms, they only itch sometimes and are usually dry ?

Red rash looking patches of skin in the crease of both arms, they only itch sometimes and are usually dry ?

Rash on arms: Need a picture to help. Do a video consult or send photos. Seborrhea dermatitis some to mind. Use plain skin cream to see if that helps. ...Read more

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Does melanoma cause itchy skin around the mole?

Does melanoma cause itchy skin around the mole?

Itchy Mole: An itchy mole can be a symptom of melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer. However, you have to take into consideration other factors that may be causing your mole to itch. Are you using a new laundry detergent? Do you use lotion that contains fragrances or other chemicals that is irritating the skin? Think about what products you use and how they may cause skin irritation. See your doc. ...Read more

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Itching in growing area?

Itching in growing area?

Itching - groin area: Dear rex, itching in the groin area can be caused by either fungal or bacterial infections. I would encourage you to have this looked at your by your personal physician or a dermatologist for an accurate assessment & treatment plan. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more