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What Are Dry Itchy Red Scabby And Moist Spots On My Scalp
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
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!
I am experiencing itchy pinkish bald spots on my scalp that are very sore and tender, red itchy pimple like bumps on my scalp. I continue to lose hair
Seborrhea: Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory rash along the scalp, secondary to a yeast. The rash can have a spectrum from mild dandruff, to severe red itchy plaques. Treatments can consist of over the counter shampoos that contain zinc pyrithione or selenium sulfide. There are prescription shampoos that can treat the yeast or the inflammation. ...Read more
I have several small bumpy red itchy patches of skin on my arms and legs. Scratching turns skin raw quickly. Bothersome and uncomfortable.
Red rash around nose: Dry, red, itchy rash around nose could be seborrheic dermatitis or perioral dermatitis. They are treated differently. Topical steroid creams that help seborrheic dermatitis would make perioral dermatitis significantly worse. Heavy moisturizers can make perioral dermatitis worse too. It is usually treated with topical rosacea meds and oral antibiotics. Please see dermatologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
I have tiny flesh colored rashes on my forearms. They look like goosebumps. Also dry circular patches of dry skin. What could it be?
Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to see what it might be. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals, excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, over-the-counter hydrocortisone 1% cream usually helps. Itchy bumps on many body parts might be an allergic reaction to something or from other causes. ...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
Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?
Eczema : It's possible that you have eczema affecting your brows and corners of your eyelids. This condition can also affect other parts of your body, like behind your ears, elbows, behind your knees, etc. avoid your eyelids, but you may trial hydrocortisone 2.5% cream to the brows 2-3 times per day to see if you respond well enough. The eyelids require prescription grade ophthalmic ointment. ...Read more
Yellow roof of mouth with red spots. White tongue. Dry itchy skin all over. Chills. Bumps on pubic area. What std could this be?
Evaulation: What you describe can not be properly diagnosed and addressed over the internet. It requires a one on one evaluation by both a physician and a dentist. Please make some phone calls to your local health care professionals. ...Read more
See the podiatrist: Without a closer look at the condition, no one should make a definitive diagnosis but from what you describe this may be a type of fungal infection. Many conditions however can mimic fungus. Get it checked before you start applying over the counter creams which can sometimes make the condition worse. ...Read more
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?
Fungus: A type of athletes foot.Get a more detailed answer ›
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