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Ongoing crusty flaking of skin top forehead/under hairline and outsides of both ears near sideburns. Sometimes red.

Ongoing crusty flaking of skin top forehead/under hairline and outsides of both ears near sideburns. Sometimes red.

Seborrhea: Sounds like you have a condition called Seborrheic Dermatitis. This typically characterized by scaly, flaky and irritated skin on the scalp, brows, around ears and nose. Treatment often consists of dandruff shampoos, topical antifungals and/or corticosteroid lotions. Best to see your PCP or Derm for accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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


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Itching at base of skull, along hairline... Can feel some small bumps.

Itching at base of skull, along hairline... Can feel some small bumps.

Scalp itching: You may have some boils in the hairline or some other skin lesions that cause you itchy skin. However, without looking at your scalp, it's impossible to tell what's going and how it is to be treated. ...Read more

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Rubbed cryoderm on neck for pain large bump appeard behind ear small bumps on hair line r side of neck tight hair band around head feel ruff sore?

Rubbed cryoderm on neck for pain large bump appeard behind ear  small bumps on hair line  r side of neck tight hair band around head feel ruff sore?

Infection or allergy: your symptoms suggest the possibility of allergic reaction or possible infection. With any skin lesion it is always best to see and feel the lesion. Recommend you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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The left side of my face along the hair line has been itchy and tingling also under my eye and around my mouth jaw line and chin. ?

The left side of my face along the hair line has been itchy and tingling also under my eye and around my mouth jaw line and chin. ?

R/O TRIGEMINAL NEUR: R/O TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA : there are 3 branches of the Trigeminal nerve that can become inflamed after Trauma/TMJ/ IDIOPATHIC. It responds to NEUROLEPTICS. like NEURONTIN/LYRICA/TOPAMAX. INJECTIONS OF BOTOX/LIDOCAINE /CORTISONE. Get seen promptly by an ENT and your INTERNIST. If face begins to droop it can be early BELLS PALSY ...Read more

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Very dry scalp on right side of head only and swollen lymph nodes at the nape of my neck/skull. Any ideas or suggestions?

Very dry scalp on right side of head only and swollen lymph nodes at the nape of my neck/skull. Any ideas or suggestions?

Inflammatory nodes.: Most nodes in neck that represent a metastatic process are found along the jugular vein. Nodes at the nape of the neck usually drain the scalp and as such with scalp problems, this would be the cause of the process and almost always represent inflammation. This can be controlled with warm soaks to the scalp and at times antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a lot of itching on my pubic area, eyebrows and scalp. Redness on eyebrows and scalp area with scaling on scalp, and loads of flakes! help!

See Physician: Many conditions can cause redness and scaling as you describe. The constellation of pubic, brow and head may indicate lice. Your physician should be able to ascertain if this , or other dermatologic conditions exist. ...Read more

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What causes pimples and bumps on head and back of neck?

What causes pimples and bumps on head and back of neck?

Inflamed follicles: Often a result of plugged skin oil glands or hair follicles which can lead to pimples and small skin cysts. Recommend seeing dermatologist to recommend antibacterial soap and surface care to reduce the oil secretions and keep the area low in bacteria. Do not squeeze, pick or try to remove them by yourself. This may lead to scarring and worsening infections. ...Read more

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Near the base of my penis shaft near pubic hair with hair there is a hard bump under 1cm. No pain and it appears to move with the top layer of skin. ?

Near the base of my penis shaft near pubic hair with hair there is a hard bump under 1cm. No pain and it appears to move with the top layer of skin.
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Here are some...: What described most likely represents the occurrence of small sebaceous cyst or subcutaneous lipoma, both of which are harmless with no practical need for its removal, if needed for whatever the reason may be, can be done under local aneshesia as ambulatroy procedure. Of course, without a direct look & feel at it, it is still hard to give accurate Dx. So and more? Seek evaluation & counseling. ...Read more

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Sores on back of my neck around the hair line?

Sores on back of my neck around the hair line?

Probably ingrowns: In that location, ingrown hairs are very common. Try benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid or glycolic acid to clear them up. If that doesn't work, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Two large hard bumps on head hidden by hair. Been using tgel for itching. One at base of skull on neck second near ear area. Pain to touch. Help?

See your doctor: For a diagnosis. Could be bug bites, cysts, infected cysts....Other causes..... So see doctor. ...Read more

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Have hard, immovable lump on the tip of collarbone near throat. Stiff and tender in shoulder blades, at base of and sides of neck. Possible cause?

Have hard, immovable lump on the tip of collarbone near throat.  Stiff and tender in shoulder blades, at base of and sides of neck.  Possible cause?

Lymphadenopathy: You need an exam hard lymph nodes that are painful and immovable are worrisome so I would let your practitioner touch it and see if further work up is needed ...Read more

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6-8 of the hair follicles on the base of my penis in the pubic hair region have raised a bit and turned darkish-gray or black? Genital warts?

6-8 of the hair follicles on the base of my penis in the pubic hair region have raised a bit and turned darkish-gray or black? Genital warts?

Possible cysts: Hard to say without more history and seeing photos of these lesions, but they could be due to clogged hair follicles - black color could be due to oxidation or old blood. I cannot rule out possibility that these are genital warts or something else. Go see your clinician asap for an exam, tests if needed, and appropriate management. Take Care. ...Read more

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Blistering bumps covering my face, elbows, forearms, scalp, and pelvic region.. Along with the back of the neck. Plaque psoriasis? Press help.

Blistering bumps covering my face, elbows, forearms, scalp, and pelvic region.. Along with the back of the neck. Plaque psoriasis? Press help.

See doc: This is not description of psoriasis.This is more consistent with extensive allergic reaction such as erythema multiform which needs internal medications. Diagnosis amy need biopsy and blood tests. See doc immediately to prevent scarring or long term discoloration. ...Read more

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What are skin bumps at the base of my penis?

What are skin bumps at the base of my penis?

Skin bumps: It is really too difficult to answer this question in this forum. You need to have it evaluated by your family doctor or a urologist. Lesions can range from normal hair follicles to genital warts. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more

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Red pimple like blistery rash. Stings and itches horribly. Always occurs on hairline, scalp, base of neck, back/tail bone and is symmetrical on body?

Red pimple like blistery rash.  Stings and itches horribly. Always occurs on hairline, scalp, base of neck, back/tail bone and is symmetrical on body?

Rashes: Rashes are almost impossible to diagnos without seeing them. I would advise seeing your primary provider or urgent care especially with it being pimply and blistering. Concern for skin infection. Please be seen ...Read more

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Burning sensation on skin pubic area and at the base of my penis?

Burning sensation on skin  pubic area and at the base of my penis?

Burning sensation: Burning sensation often means raw or dry skin. Try heavy emollients to area to help heal--a&d, vaseline, aquaphor, etc. It should improve in a few days. If not, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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The skin at the around the head of my penis is dry and the skin has split, and on the head of my penis it sometimes looks dry and ashy... Why?

The skin at the around the head of my penis is  dry and the skin has split, and on the head of my penis it sometimes looks dry and ashy... Why?

Balanitis: Treatment depends on the cause of the balanitis. For example, balanitis that is caused by bacteria may be treated with antibiotic pills or creams. Balanitis that occurs with skin diseases may respond to steroid creams. Anti-fungal creams will be prescribed if it is due to a fungus. ...Read more

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Tiny white lumps under the skin on the chin, temples and neck that arenot milia?

Tiny white lumps under the skin on the chin, temples and neck that arenot milia?

Many causes : These can represent a number of benign growths including variants of cysts or hair follicle growths. See a dermatologist who may biopsy a small area to diagnose the lesions and recommend treatment options. ...Read more

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Red lumps under skin of elbows and a few down the back of forearm?

Red lumps under skin of elbows and a few down the back of forearm?

Rheumatoid Arthritis: If these bumps are non-tender. they may be Rheumatoid nodules. Uric Acid deposits from Gout can give similar bumps. The nodules can be tested by a Dermatologist, to find out what they are. ...Read more