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Scalp Fungus Dry Itchy Flaky Red
I have red dry flaky skin in some of my pubic area if i scratch it it dry skin peels off and so forth. Not bumpy or itchy. Is this fungus?
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
I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp & ears. I've also been having issues with dry, flaky, peeling, itchy, irritated, sometimes red and burning skin in butt crack.
Seb derm areas: Seborrheic dermatitis can affect the scalp, face, chest, back, underarms, groin and lower abdomen, and the fold between the buttocks. Psoriasis can do the same thing. In mild cases of both treatments are similar. Care must be taken not to use steroid creams in body folds for prolonged periods of time as they can thin the skin and cause other damage. ...Read more
In between my toes is red, very itchy, and dry. Used fungus spray for a week but it's not helping. It's spreading too. What else can it be?
Do I have fungus ? It started with red itchy rash now it's dry scaly and partly slippery with burning sensation and area with rash has darkened.
Fungus possible: It could be due to a funfus, but for a definitivr diagnosis see your foctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I've had an itchy scalp for a week or two. It's not red, I don't have dandruff or a dry scalp, and I don't see any lice. Ddx for an itchy scalp?
I have red spots on my scalp. It isn't itchy or flaky but it is slightly sore. I've never had a problem like this before. What do you think it is?
How do I treat my severe dry skin on my scalp, eyebrows, nose, moustache area and chin I have had severe dry scalp for a couple years and has gotten progressively worse. My skin gets red and itchy and i flake from my scalp, eyebrows, nose, moustache area
Note, the rash is red flat dots , and some are dry white patches, itchy, around groin, itchy anus and itchy scrotum , doct says it was fungi, is true?
Can't tell: Without a direct observation, i would not second-guess your doctor. However if the problem persists and his treatment failed, then you need to consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
Dandruff and dry skin I have patches of dry itchy skin on my scalp and hair-line. I also have a few patches of red itchy skin near my eyes and eyebrows. Any idea what would be the cause of this and any solutions would be great too.
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