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Just Dry Skin?

Hi Doc,
thanks for this Foum by the way....it can be a great help.

Anyway, having problems with my skin. Near hairline, patchy red and a flakes a bit, on forehead red/pinkish patches/blotchiness. Also Anxiety seems to trigger this, the most recent bout went down
to my neck/chest and shoulders no flaking but red/pink and blotchy, rash? Mild slight irritant.
Lasted 2 days then went away completely.
Have had bouts of Rosecea on cheeks and nose.  Have had bouts of severe anxiety/stress and it seems to
be the worst times for this. Is this consistent with Anxiety/Stress in your opinion?
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Hi Doc,

thanks for the reponse, I was more looking for an opinion on the stress/anxiety....

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563773 tn?1374246539

I cannot confirm anything without examination,but it can be due to seborrheic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin condition that causes flaky,dry, white to yellowish scales to form on oily areas esp under the nose or anywhere on face. You can treat flaking and dryness with over-the-counter dandruff or medicated shampoos. Shampoo the hair vigorously and frequently (preferably daily). Active ingredients in these shampoos include salicylic acid, coal tar, zinc, resorcin, ketoconazole, or selenium.

If the symptoms persist,then it would be best to get it confirmed from a dermatologist

I hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted in case you have any additional queries.Kind regards.

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