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Dr. P. Jyoti
Dr. P. Jyoti, Doctor (other than dermatologist)
Category: Dermatology
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Dry and itchy skin on face, few month ago ,no i did not,

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dry and itchy skin on face
JA: When did the itchiness first appear? Have you used any medication for this?
Customer: few month ago ,no i did not
JA: Got it. Have you seen a dermatologist about the itchiness?
Customer: nope
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Dermatologist should know?
Customer: no

Hello, my name is***** thank you for your question. I am a qualified MD with 18 years’ experience and I am happy to work with you on this.

What is your age?

How long have you been having this?

Have you used any treatments?

Can you share a pic?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
im 33 about 4 months i didint use any treatments

This is most likely seborrheic dermatitis.

Seborrheic dermatitis is most common on the scalp, where it presents as dandruff.

It can also occur on the face and other parts of the body.

Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory condition of the sebaceous glands and can affect areas with a high number of such glands, such as the scalp and face.

You should see a dermatologist for this. Treatment is with steroid ointments and anti fungal ointments.

For now you can try with OTC treatments:

You can use an OTC antifungal ointment like Lotrimin (In UK Canestan). Apply it twice daily for 30 days.

Also apply 1% Hydrocortisone ointment (OTC) twice daily along with the Canestan. Overuse of steroid ointments however can lead to thinning of skin and you should not use it sparingly and see a doctor at the earliest.

This should cure it.

If it persists show your doctor.

Hope I have been able to clarify the situation for you and helped in resolving your query.
If you need more help, please let me know so l can continue to assist you.
Thank you and I wish you the best of health - stay safe!
Dr. P. Jyoti

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Customer: replied 18 days ago.
thank you