Anyone with a reply on this?
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. Topical antifungals and mild steroids are the usual treatment and combination of the two can be used to treat stubborn patches. Oral antifungal drugs and immunomodulators such as tacrolimus and pimecrolimus are used in very severe cases.
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.
Hi and Thanks for your reply,
It is getting better (i don't look so red anymore) but i still get white flaky scales all over my face and not hair. If you can help me on this my concerns are:
1. Can this be due to the use of cortisone during my asthma outbreak?
2. Not being completely cured after 3 days of cortisone cream means something more serious?
3. Can this be an early HIV infection sign
Once again Thanks for your interest