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I hve blck spot in my forehead, it appears for almst 1 year ago, its hve rough srfce, have blck colour, didn't hurt, 1mm, no content, can I peel if it too dry?

I hve blck spot in my forehead, it appears for almst 1 year ago, its hve rough srfce, have blck colour, didn't hurt, 1mm, no content, can I peel if it too dry?

Need more info: It is difficult to diagnose skin lesions without seeing it. Black lesions are not all cancer but can be suspicious of cancer. You need to see your physician to make a diagnosis and for your peace of mind. ...Read more

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My mom told me to put toothpaste on my forehead for acne and now my forehead is REALLY dry,discolored,and peeling.What do I do?

My mom told me to put toothpaste on my forehead for acne and now my forehead is REALLY dry,discolored,and peeling.What do I do?

Toothpaste: Your skin was irritated by the toothpaste. The area should heal. Toothpaste is made for the teeth and not acne. Stop using it on your skin. Your Mom was trying to,help you but she was wrong. This toothpaste thing is one of those old wives tales that does not work. ...Read more

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What is it about rosacea that causes my forehead to look like the texture of an orange peel?

What is it about rosacea that causes my forehead to look like the texture of an orange peel?

Rhinophyma: Over active sebaceous glands may produce this appearance. Retinoids may also help decrease their activity as recommended by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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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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Hi, I have a schingles scab on my forehead. It's been about 2 weeks already and it's getting smaller as time goes on. can I remove it or peel it off?

Hi, I have a schingles scab on my forehead. It's been about 2 weeks already and it's getting smaller as time goes on. can I remove it or peel it off?

Schingles: If the scab is getting smaller after about 2 weeks, I think it would be best to watch for a few days. If you or your family think it is not getting better, please see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Went to florida got reallly sun burnt now the top of my forehead looks like brown chippin pink and peeling any suggestions what to put on it oranswers?

Sunburns are bad: Be very careful with sunburns--especially on your head. Use sunscreens and wear a hat. Let things settle down for now. You can consider ipl treatments once the tan fades. ...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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I started using 50% glycolic peel on my face. Will it get rid of the horizontal lines I have on my forehead?

No: Glycolic peels may improve skin texture but horizontal lines on the forehead are mainly treated by neurotoxins such as Dysport and botox. ...Read more

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