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I have a dry white/red itchy flaky patch on my nose. Looks like a patch of stripped skin, and the normal brown skin around it is flaking. What is it?

I have a dry white/red itchy flaky patch on my nose. Looks like a patch of stripped skin, and the normal brown skin around it is flaking. What is it?

Picture=1000 words: Without a seasoned doctor taking a look or picture of the lesion, it is hard to say what it is or could be. A lot depends on answers to questions he/she may pose: were u out in the sun a lot (even in winter)? Do u use any chemical /cosmetics? Any medical problems that run in ur family? Any other signs/symptoms (weight loss, etc.)? It could be benign (psoriasis, seborrhea) or it could be ominous. ...Read more

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There are dry rough patches on the sides of my nose down to my mouth & chin. It's not red white or itchy. Just rough skin. It suddenly appeared. Help?

There are dry rough patches on the sides of my nose down to my mouth & chin. It's not red white or itchy. Just rough skin. It suddenly appeared. Help?

Dermatitis: See a dermatologist for examination and treatment. Eczema are common skin condition and can occur in healthy young people! ...Read more

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Hello I have strange red patches around my mouth, nose, and forehead very itchy and flaky I have had them for 3 years now they come and go

Hello I have strange red patches around my mouth, nose, and forehead very itchy and flaky I have had them for 3 years now they come and go

See a doctor: Rashes are difficult to diagnose without actually seeing them in person even with a thorough description. You could have some form of dermatitis, which is a very general term, but this needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Please make an appointment to see them. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I treat new onset (3 mo ago) senorrheic dermatitis? Itchy redness nasal labial folds and under my nose

How do I treat new onset (3 mo ago) senorrheic dermatitis? Itchy redness nasal labial folds and under my nose

Sebbrrheic dermatiti: You use combination of anti fungal shampoos like Nizoral (ketoconazole) or head and shoulder or selsun sulphide, and non flurinated steroid cream like memetasone(elocon), temovate oe Lidex cream locally.And antifungal cream like ketocanazole. In your diet eliminate sugars and eat more vegetables.The shampoo is used on scalp.Once the rash is cleared you can cut down the use of steroid creams.You will need to see md. ...Read more

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I always have redness around my nose. Sometimes pimples or dryness. I often feel itchy in the area. What can I do?

I  always have redness around my nose. Sometimes pimples or dryness. I often feel itchy in the area. What can I do?

Rosacea?: If there is redness extending to your cheeks, it may be a special condition. See a dermatologist to get more information and treatment options. Until then, make sure you aren't cleaning your face too aggressively- use gentle soap and don't scrub too much. ...Read more

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How do you treat a recurring rash (redness, dry, itchy, scaly, flaky) around the mouth/nose/cheeks/behind ears that gets worse when feeling stressed?

How do you treat a recurring rash (redness, dry, itchy, scaly, flaky) around the mouth/nose/cheeks/behind ears that gets worse when feeling stressed?

Steroid ointment: sounds like eczema, [allergic dermatitis] can't sure it , just use over the outer cortisone cream 2x/d up to 2 weeks/month, use vaseline in between, if not good enough see add for a stronger steroid ointment. ...Read more

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I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat.Cause and medication pls.

I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat.Cause and medication pls.

Allergies: Sounds like you are allergic to something in your environment. This time of year pollen allergies are very common. Avoiding exposure is ideal, but often impractical. Try daily use of otc antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, Allegra (available generically) and use salt water (saline) nasal spray to clear the passages. If no better, ask your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more