White hair like substance beneath beard. What could it be? - Online Doctor Chats
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Hi Happy noon...
Proceed with your query.
Actually My concern is about my face skin..
I'm getting some minute white hair like substance beneath my bred hair...
even beneath mustache hair.. is it fat or ?
Are you able to clear the substance?
or is it stuck there?
yes, by scrubbing
Do you feel itching?
Is the area red?
nope not at all
Do you notice similar while substance else where such as eyebrows, behind ear, nape of the neck or any other areas of the body?
Are you there?
not felt ichy... no red around that area.. no where other thanface...
Before I answer your question, can you provide me your age and if you have history of diabetes?
only behind hair.. and around nose edge..
I'm 30 yrs old.. no history regarding diabetes
Thanks for answering my question. Now let me brief you.
The scaling of skin, dirt is sometimes accompanied by fungal infection results in this white substance formation.
As you do not have associated itching and redness
it is not as severe as it can be.
Is it harmful?
I suggest you to try cleaning the area with shampoo whenever you bathe and apply shampoo.
whats the best way to avoid these..
Apply shampoo at face?
It can be controlled with good shampooing and by taking care of personal hygeine.
Any antidandruff shampoo that you use can be tried.
Yes, apply and clean using antidandruff shampoo
All the areas that are affected - beard, corners of eye brows and your neck can be cleaned using shampoo.
Have you followed?
Do you have any questions?
Are you there?
k thanks... to re-confirm Its like waxy white(fat), only at face beard, mostly at below lower lips..
thanks... happy day
Your description is much similar to seborrhea.
if you wish you can read about it from google
and confirm the same.
Do you have any other question?
but I googled with seborrhea ... Its showing some rashes above head wihich red colour..
Redness and itching occurs when the skin gets inflammed secondary to seborrhea; a condition known as seborrheic dermatitis.
you haven't gone into this inflammatory state.
ohhh k thanks for your suggestion... take care bye...
You are welcome.
Thanks for consulting me.
Bye for now.
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