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I have had an issue with skin on the base/tip of my nose 5

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Hi I have had an issue with skin on the base/tip of my nose for around 5 months now. Previous to this I had a small unnoticeable pigmentation mark left on my nose from a spot. After 4 months I started to notice it felt sore and itchy and was red for a little while. Soon this whole area came up with dry tan skin which eventually went away. But now it seems it has spread to the other side/ tip of my nose and both sides are extremely itchy and painful. Though there is not much to see, no redness just a little peeling that seems to leave little holes when it peels. I thought it may be sebboric dermatitus but is it normal to be in this much pain?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

it could be seborrheic dermatitis. do you have oily skin on your nose

have you had a lot of sun exposure on your nose skin? prior sun burns?

can you upload a clear jpg photo of the tip of your nose so I can better help you?