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3 weeks ago i broke out on my face with red, dry patches of skin. Mainly under nose and around my mouth. What is it? 49 female. Hardly ever had acne and no history of skin disorders. It started out like a rash with pimples. The bumps are gone but the

3 weeks ago i broke out on my face with red, dry patches of skin.  Mainly under nose and around my mouth. What is it? 49 female.  Hardly ever had acne and no history of skin disorders.  It started out like a rash with pimples.  The bumps are gone but the

See your doctor: Contact dermatitis presents the way you described and can be a result of your skin being sensitized to a cream, soap, preservative, pillow fabric etc. There are other potential diagnoses which will require an exam by a dermatologist to rule out other inflammatory skin conditions which can be treated with the right medication. ...Read more

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Boyfriend(26)Dry,red patches of skin on head of penis?Is uninsured.Contact with HPV before,I got Gardasil before we met,I have no symptoms.Psoriasis?

Boyfriend(26)Dry,red patches of skin on head of penis?Is uninsured.Contact with HPV before,I got Gardasil before we met,I have no symptoms.Psoriasis?

Psoriasis: From your description psoriasis is in the differential. I would suggest seeing either your primary care physician or a dermatologist. If you can not afford a visit you could try over the counter topical steroid cream and see if it resolves. ...Read more

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Dry red skin patches spreading in different regions of the body? Could this be a vitamin defficiency?

Dry red skin patches spreading in different regions of the body?  Could this be a vitamin defficiency?

Possibly but also...: It is difficult to know without more information; this sounds like eczema, which can have many causes, including deficiencies in zinc, selenium & magnesium, vit d & b vitamins, esp. Vitamin b6. Even more common is deficiencies in omega 3 or 6 fatty acids. Food allergies, esp. To dairy, eggs & gluten are also common causes. See http://www.Softress.Com/eczema_information.Php for more information. ...Read more

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Dark patch of skin with dry, peeling borders under right breast, no itch, no redness, left breast clear. Could it be winter dryness on right breast?

Dark patch of skin with dry, peeling borders under right breast, no itch, no redness, left breast clear. Could it be winter dryness on right breast?

Winter dry skin: dry skin will oftne occur in areas that have moisture, like under breasts. Try alternating moisturizer and drying agent like talc ...Read more

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My daughter has dry feeling patches of skin. They do not itch and are not red. What could this be?

My daughter has dry feeling patches of skin. They do not itch and are not red. What could this be?

Several possibilities: Needs to be examined, see your doctor who may refer you to a dermatologist, meanwhile take care of her skin, keep the area clean and use a moisturizer, good luck ...Read more