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Why am I getting itchy and scaly skin around my neck?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: May be acanthosis

People who are heavy get a discolored velvety discoloration on the neck caused by a thickening of the skin.
Keratolytics or peeling agents may be helpful. The definitive diagnosis and treatment would be made by dermatologist

In brief: May be acanthosis

People who are heavy get a discolored velvety discoloration on the neck caused by a thickening of the skin.
Keratolytics or peeling agents may be helpful. The definitive diagnosis and treatment would be made by dermatologist
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Fungal infection

Usually it is fungal infection tinea versicolor - you can use otc Clotrimazole with Betamethasone twice daily.
Body fungus is a sign of poor gut ecology. Try to take probiotics and garlic supplements to cut down frequent infections.

In brief: Fungal infection

Usually it is fungal infection tinea versicolor - you can use otc Clotrimazole with Betamethasone twice daily.
Body fungus is a sign of poor gut ecology. Try to take probiotics and garlic supplements to cut down frequent infections.
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