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my skin forehead has become yellow

hi!...This is Johnny from sydney....my skin was fair brown...since last two months, my forehead has turned into yellow....the worst thing is when i wash my face,  it becomes more terrible n turns dirty yellow n luks like a **** ... hab been covering up wid hat...but i think it has recently popped into my nose area as well..M getting really sick of it....i tried everything, but it din't work out....n i only hab an appointment wid dermatalogist on 1st feb..plz help me
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Hello,
Yellowing of the forehead and nose can be due to seborrheic dermatitis, solar elastosis(patches of thickened yellowish changes - like chicken skin) or systemic causes like jaundice and liver disease. Seborrheic dermatitis is usually caused by overgrowth of Malassezia furfur. This skin disease commonly affects adolescents and young adults, especially in warm and humid climates and is aggravated by sweating and humidity.

I would a clinical examination done by a dermatologist. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.



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