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Itchy Face And Scalp Causes
Probably allergy: It could be something else. You need to be examined by a dermatologist who can then recommend treatment. ...Read more
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Very oily itchy nose, chin and between eyebrows with skin colored/pink bumps that scab and crawling tickling sensation on face and twitching eyelid?
Constant scalp irritation for three years. Bumps and redness. Dryness on scalp and under eyes. Burning eyelids and hair loss. Face always feels oily?
Fungal: Sounds like fungal and/ or yeast infestations. The facial component is called seborrhea. A topical anti-fungal like Nystatin cream might be useful. Try a selenium based shampoo wash around the genital region in the shower. Selenium is anti-dandruff, which is thought to have a fungal ("microsporum furfur") relationship. ...Read more
Extreme dandruff, itchy scalp and face, skin shedding all over body, face and ears all of a sudden? Skin flakes everywhere. No dietary changes
See below: You may try home treatment as given in the link below: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/understanding-dandruff-treatment If home treatment is not effective, it would be prudent to see a dermatologist to rule out other disorders, e.g., psoriasis. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Had sores on scalp from hair dye. Now have dry flaky scalp and small circles of dry peeling skin on arms, legs, neck and feet?
Uncertain.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Dandruff: A yeast called malassezia. This fungus is one of the normal microscopic life forms that grow, along with certain bacteria, in your skin's oily secretion (sebum). Creams, foams or lotions containing an antifungal agent, such as ketoconazole (ketozole, extina), often help reduce flare-ups, supporting the idea that this yeast is a contributing factor. But seborrheic dermatitis is not contagious. ...Read more
Get checked.: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
Irritated my face w wipes and cleanser. Now I have itchy bumps all around eyes and face. Skin coloured little itchy bumps. History of eczema.
Contact dermatitis: likely from the cleanser and/or facial wipes. You will need to get a doctor to prescribe you some steroid cream to help treat the hypersensitivity reaction. Or a steroid pill or injection if it gets worse on the face especially around the eyes. Try not to use that cleanser or wipe again. And if you have history of eczema, you will need to be very careful of trying anything new in the future. ...Read more
Hi what causes itchy nose, lips, inside mouth and frequently sneezing? Itchy around corner of lips and itchy face now and itchy legs
Allergies: You have gotten exposed to something that you are allergic to. It could be something environmental in the air or some sort of food or skin product. Pay attention and see if you can figure out what it is. Try a non-sedating antihistamine like loratadine to help with the itching. ...Read more
Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!
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?
What causes skin flushing on neck cheeks and ears!!! I'm at a loss! The red spots get super hot and blotchy! ?
Flushing: In most instances, flushing is genetically predetermined, which means that your are either a flusher or you are not. There is no real problem in being a flusher. In rare circumstances when it becomes intolerable, there are medications which may be used to lessen the problem but there is no cure. ...Read more
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