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Why Are My Eyelashes Crusty
Blepharitis: The crusting could be a type of inflammation called "blepharitis" or it could be an eye infection. The lashes may be falling out because of the blepharitis, or it may be a sign of an underactive thyroid. You would need to have an eye physician check your crusting eyelids, and you might need a simple blood test to check your thyroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 mo old baby wakes up with green crusty d/c in eyelashes. Scleras are clear. Conjunctivitis maybe? Possible dx?
My son is 17 months and either right before he gets sick or right as the illness goes away he develops these bumps on his head. They ooze and become crusty. They become fairly large. A lot of the time they pop up right next to each other. Usually there wi
Crusty Bumps...: In a toddler with crusty oozy bumps we always think of impetigo, a skin infection from staph or strep bacteria. Does he get fever? Are these recurring? Anyone with resistant staph in the family? Any recent antibiotic use? Photos, more detailed history in a prime visit might steer you in the right direction. ...Read more
My 1 year old has a few crusty pusty bumps in his head in diffrent areas ..What is this call and do I do?
My 1 year old has a few crusty pusty bumps in his head in diffrent areas ..What is this call and what do I do?
Get child examined: Have the child's pediatrician look at it. It is impossible to be specific without being able to exam the area. ...Read more
Water heater rusted out, caused terrible dandruff & crusty sores on head. Month after new heater, still not getting better. What do I do?
See doc: You will need to see a local doc to discuss it with him. Not sure whether it is all heater related or not, but it's important for you to be seen. ...Read more
On the bottom right in my hair I have loads of crusty yellow stuff in my head, when I pick it off puss comes off and it's quite painful. What is this?
Impetigo: A superficial infection of the skin. You should consult a physician for antibiotics as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I have dark brown areas on my head and tummy. Sometime they get crusty. Never itchy. do you know what causes this and how to cure it?
Unknown: From your description it is unclear. You neglected to mention how dark your complexion is. If you are scratching these areas a lot, this could cause darkening. This could also be a form of eczema. I would not try to lighten then per se but there are lighteners available See a derm doctor before trying to do this on your own. ...Read more