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What could cause skin peeling from my forehead?

What could cause skin peeling from my forehead?

Irritant or Allergen: Skin peeling of the face is usually due to an allergy or nonspecific irritation due to a topical cream or shampoo that is being applied. ...Read more

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My forehead is started to peel/dry skin what can I do to get rid of this and how long will it take to disappear?

My forehead is started to peel/dry skin what can I do to get rid of this and how long will it take to disappear?

Moisturizer: If dry skin is the issue their are several facial moisturizers available at your local pharmacy. Shop the beauty aisle. Can also have your pharmacist pick out their favorite choice. Advice free- just ask them.
Use the product for about one month. Should see softer skin. Can also take oral Fish Oil or Flaxseed Oil to add moisture from the inside of your body. Dermatologists are - skin specialists. ...Read more

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Babys head smells (forehead) but there's no peeling or other evidence of cradle cap. What else could it be? Can cradle cap smell be present w/out peel

Babys head smells (forehead) but there's no peeling or other evidence of cradle cap. What else could it be? Can cradle cap smell be present w/out peel

Lotions/ metabolism: If germ overgrowth is unlikely, the other two issues that come to mind are the things we put on their skin or the odor from the sweat they make. I find some lotions will sour over time & leave a musty smell. Some kids with metabolic issues can have a mouse urine like smell or maple syrup like smell to their sweat. If the lotions or other skin treatments are not an issue I would let your dr know. ...Read more

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I got very sunburnt on my face and my forehead is swollen and soft. There is fluid under the skin how should I treat it and will it peel?

I got very sunburnt on my face and my forehead is swollen and soft. There is fluid under the skin how should I treat it and will it peel?

Yes: It wil peel. Stay out of sun. Cool water. Vaseline or Aquaphor. After you heal, use a hat, sunscreen, look for shade. AVOID bacitracin, neosporin, any antibiotic. AVOID peroxide, alcohol, or any antiseptic. ...Read more

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Got a sunburn on my forehead that is starting to peel and get flaky! I'm putting aloe Vera whenever I can but its so tempting to peel the dead skin.

Got a sunburn on my forehead that is starting to peel and get flaky! I'm putting aloe Vera whenever I can but its so tempting to peel the dead skin.

Aloe and Neosporin: Seems like you are almost over First and possibly Second degree burn. Continue using the Aloe and add an antibiotic ointment OTC such as Neosporin to promote moisture and hopefully prevent a secondary skin infection.
If the dead skin is truly ready to fall of, it probably won't be a problem.
Probably washing the area well with soap and water will help remove the dead skin. ...Read more

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Used cetaphil soap n neoreen tablets and mometasone furoate loation for my oily n peeling skin and after 1 wk I had a rash on my forehead. What to do?

Used cetaphil soap n neoreen tablets and mometasone furoate loation for my oily n peeling skin and after 1 wk I had a rash on my forehead. What to do?

Stop using them: Of you developed rash after using all 3, then you should stop using them and once resolves may introduce one after the other to check what are you allergic to. Meanwhile if rash are itchy try OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream and Hydrocortisone cream for NO MORE than a week. If spreading and painful you should seek medical advise to make sure you do not have infection. ...Read more

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What Is this permanent rash across my forehead and behind my ears and around my nose? It itches when I sweat. My skin peel on fingers and feet.

What Is this permanent rash across my forehead and behind my ears and around my nose? It itches when I sweat. My skin peel on fingers and feet.

Dermatologist: Have you consulted a dermatologist? This chronic eruption may be seborrheic dermatitis. In any event, since the rash is persistent, a dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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Does the skin attached to the inside head of the penis peel off during puberty?

Does the skin attached to the inside head of the penis peel off during puberty?

Hygiene: We all slough a cell layer of surface skin cells every day. On the scalp it is dandruff, on the head of penis it is smegma. Uncircumcised boys, not used to retracting their foreskins and wiping away smegma/dead skin cells may think that the penis is pealing. It is normal skin desquamation (shedding). ...Read more

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My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?

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My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?

See remark: You may have infection from what you describe?
You are uncircumcised. Please sit a tub of warm soapy water for 5 minutes 2 times a day, After drying apply some antibiotic ointment to area.
Do this for couple of days. If no response, check with a doctor, or visit local health clinic in your town.
Good luck ...Read more

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The skin on the glans/head of my penis is peeling off. Can you tell me what to do?

The skin on the glans/head of my penis is peeling off. Can you tell me what to do?

Here are some...: Without more info and a direct look, it is hard to tell what it may be. However, it is not that hard to get these related things done correctly by following the instruction in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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I have these peeling skin on the head of my penis. What would it be?

I have these peeling skin on the head of my penis. What would it be?

Here are some. ..: Without a look at what you described, it's hard to offer a decent advice although chronic inflammation, i.e., balanoposthitis, related with long tight foreskin, or psoriasis would first come to mind. Clinically, you may try applying topical antifungal + steroid cream lightly 1-2 daily after gentle cleansing for 4-5 days and see. If not improved as wished, see urologist for confirmation, Rx, &. .. ...Read more

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My penis head is really itchy and the skin is peeling of it. What could this be?

My penis head is really itchy and the skin is peeling of it. What could this be?

See urologist...: What described strongly suggests psoriasis of glans penis. Applying 1% Hydrocortisone cream may ease but not cure. Do you have similar lesions around knees, elbows, buttocks, or. ..

If further in doubt, go to see urologist after recording the feature and degree of the related symptoms with their detailed sequence of events so he/she can assess and analyze to deduce reasonable answers for you. ...Read more

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I went to bed last night and my balls started to itch really bad and hurt and I noticed that my head was peeling and it spread to my balls by morning?

I went to bed last night and my balls started to itch really bad and hurt and I noticed that my head was peeling and it spread to my balls by morning?

Immediate evaluation: If you are having pain and redness it is definitely time to get checked. This could be related to an infection or other inflammatory process. In either case this could bring more complications so it is important that you get seen by your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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What is the cause of the skin peeling on the head and foreskin of the penis?

What is the cause of the skin peeling on the head and foreskin of the penis?

Balanitis: It may be an balanitis, an infection of the penis. An antibiotic or anti-fungal may help. A visit with your doctor is recommended. ...Read more

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Small white bump bellow my Pennis head and O like peeling on the head of penis?

Small white bump bellow my Pennis head and O like peeling on the head of penis?

Penile lesion: You certainly need to be seen by a physician who is familiar with treating STDs. Evening the lesion resolves ease get evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a chemical burn on my head, its not that bad. So its basically peeling really bad and I’m not sure what to do. Will it scar?

I have a chemical burn on my head, its not that bad. So its basically peeling really bad and I’m not sure what to do. Will it scar?

Chemical burn: You must please start with an exam for your Primary care doctor. Your doctor will carefully see how things are going and determine if the doctor can take care of the burn or whether you should go to a specialist.
Hope all goes well.

Michael Kleerekoper ...Read more

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I have redness on the top of my penis head near the shaft. Doesn't hurt, itch, or burn. Had it for 3 weeks now. Skin does peel off but not frequency.

I have redness on the top of my penis head near the shaft. Doesn't hurt, itch, or burn. Had it for 3 weeks now. Skin does peel off but not frequency.

See Your Doctor: It could be several things, from infections to various skin conditions. Most can easily be treated. As long as you have a rash and peeling skin, it disrupts the protective barrier the skin provides from other infections and leaves you more susceptible to picking up infections (like stds and hiv). ...Read more

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Have rash below the head of my penis and skin peeling as well?

Have rash below the head of my penis and skin peeling as well?

See Md: There are several possible causes of skin irritation/rash on shaft of penis. If you are uncircumcised and you do not often retract the foreskin and clean the area, the old skin cells/oil / debris may cause irritation. Some men get eczema of the area and need steroid cream. It could also be a fungal infection like "jock itch". See your md for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I masturbated with shampoo and now the skin of my penis head is peeling, what to do?

I masturbated with shampoo and now the skin of my penis head is peeling, what to do?

Nothing special: I would avoid any masturbation until this resolves. It could be from friction or possibly a dermatitis for something in the shampoo.
Its better to use a simple lubricant as opposed to a soap type product.
THe head should get better in a few days ...Read more

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I have pimples in my head it itch me and have blood spot in the middle of the peel I have it since two years?

I have pimples in my head it itch me and have blood spot in the middle of the peel I have it since two years?

Pimples: I really have no idea what you are talking about or the question u are asking. Rethink question and get back with us. ...Read more

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I have red dots on head of penis and the skin under my foreskin is peeling and leaving cuts. And it only itchy where the cuts are and peeling?

I have red dots on head of penis and the skin under my foreskin is peeling and leaving cuts. And it only itchy where the cuts are and peeling?

Irritation or Yeast: An irritant dermatitis or localized yeast or fungal infection can cause rashes in this area. See a physician for evaluation and prescriptions to treat this. ...Read more

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I have peeling skin on the head of my penis. It's red and itchy. What is this?

See Your Doctor: Most likely a yeast infection, but could be herpes. It needs to be examined and cultured (swab for herpes and KOH prep for yeast). Yeast can be easily treated, but can be a symptom of other problems, like diabetes. ...Read more

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In teenage, I got chicken pox. I accidently peel one on my head. My age is 24 and still the mark persist. Is there any way to get rid of it?

In teenage, I got chicken pox. I accidently peel one on my head. My age is 24 and still the mark persist. Is there any way to get rid of it?

Pox scar help: Some scars (regardless of what caused them--acne, varicella, laceration) can be treated by dermatologists with laser, serums, fillers. Would recommend having your GP check it and make a recommendation as to whether it is the sort of scar that might respond to treatment ...Read more

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The head of my penis appears dry and has a few areas that looks like it had been peeling. I use moisturizer and have been abstaining. Any ideas?

The head of my penis appears dry and has a few areas that looks like it had been peeling. I use moisturizer and have been abstaining. Any ideas?

Penis and Skin: It is very common for men who are going to develop psoriasis to have this start on their penis first. The other common problem that could be what you describe is a yeast infection. I would get to your family doctor to see if this is indeed psoriasis. ...Read more

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Husband is not circumcised and the head of his penis is peeling. You can rub your finger over it and the skin will come off.?

Not to worry: This is a type of eczema. Have him try to rub in 1% Hydrocortisone cream 2 times each day. In addition, whenever he baths and the area is soaking wet, while still wet, rub in vasaline petroleum jelly for 30 seconds then towel dry. This condition is most likely chronic and will always come back. But if you do the above treatments, he should do well when it occurs. ...Read more

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I had a micro laser peel 3days ago. I have tiny white head bumps on the bottom crease of nose. I use aquaphr and on valtrex (valacyclovir). What could it be?

I had a micro laser peel 3days ago. I have tiny white head bumps on the bottom crease of nose. I use aquaphr and on valtrex (valacyclovir). What could it be?

Colloid milia: These are probably colloid milia. They are very common after ablative laser procedures with occlusive care like aquaphor and vaseline. Gentle washcloth action should help remove them. ...Read more

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I have an itchy scalp and my head skin is also peeling off. Moreover, there are some painful and itchy pimples in my scalp. What to do?

I have an itchy scalp and my head skin is also peeling off. Moreover, there are some painful and itchy pimples in my scalp. What to do?

Itchy scalp: You may have a fungus of the scalp which is secondarily infected by a bacteria known as kerion celsi. See your dermatologist for proper diagnosis ...Read more

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I have very dry and peeling skin on my penis head, there's also three small bumps on my penis head one even scabbed over but was leaking clear yellowi?

See doctor: You need to see doctor, have culture done, and depending on history--evaluation for transmitted diseases. Do this today if possible.
Do not take chances. You may be prescribed medications before cultures are returned.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi I first had sex August 2013, and the following couple of days my penis head started peeling, I was worried and went to the clinic to get tested but nothing came back. It was quite dry so I moisturised it with Vaseline when I could, but it still would p

Hi I first had sex August 2013, and the following couple of days my penis head started peeling, I was worried and went to the clinic to get tested but nothing came back. It was quite dry so I moisturised it with Vaseline when I could, but it still would p

See urologist...: At 21, the described irritation and skin-peeling are most likely related with long tight foreskin. If so, circumcision will provide an adequate long-term care. Of others causes for the described may exist, such as psoriasis or lichen-related skin disorders. Nonetheless, a direct look at the concerned area is essentially needed for reaching right diagnosis. ...Read more

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Peeling skin, itchiness on penis head for 5 weeks. Taking 400mg Nizoral (ketoconazole) daily for fifth time. Relieves itching but skin still peeling off. Sugestion?

Peeling skin, itchiness on penis head for 5 weeks. Taking 400mg Nizoral (ketoconazole) daily for fifth time. Relieves itching but skin still peeling off. Sugestion?

Please continue to: Do what your doc recommends. Taking good quality marine fish oil can help lubricate the skin from the inside. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have Itchiness, Dryness, redness, peeling of skin, papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

I have Itchiness, Dryness, redness, peeling of skin, papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

? yeast: This could be a yeast infection of the head of the penis (balanitis). This may be transmitted by a female who has a yeast vaginal infection. I recommend that you have your physician evaluate you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more