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Sebhoreic dermatitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello?
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   how can we b
Doctor :   help you?
User :   Hi, I had a question about what I believe to be sebhoreic dermatitis on ym face
Doctor :   k
User :   A few months ago I got a yeast infection on my genitals (I am a male)
User :   and I treated it with miconazole nitrate 2% i think
Doctor :   k
User :   and it seems to be back now and its been here for a while
User :   and about a month ago i got these patches of red, dry, flaky skin on my forehead, sides of my nose and the corners of my mouth down to my chin
User :   as well as red patches in my armpits
Doctor :   k
User :   Since the patches on my face arent really responding to moisturizers, i was thinking its fungal
User :   can a manifesting yeast infection cause this?
Doctor :   ya this fugal infection is very contagious
User :   I see
User :   what treatment do you reccomend
Doctor :   before prcoeeding on to treatment i recommend you to get few tests done

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