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Have red, itchy and peeling ears and eyelids. What is causing this?

Feb 2014
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i have very itchy ears and eyelids they are red and peeling. what woudl cause this
Posted Wed, 31 Oct 2012 in Skin Rash
Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta 2 hours later

Thanks for writing in.

Most probably, you are suffering from seborrheic dermatitis.

I would like to know some information:-

* Is there plaque accumulation?
* Do you have Greasy, oily areas of skin?
* Do you have skin scales -- white and flaking, or yellowish, oily, and adherent -- "dandruff"?
* Itching -- may become more itchy if infected
* Mild redness
* Hair loss

Also, is it possible to upload a picture of the same? You have a feature to upload the reports / image by yourself at the right side of the query page, please utilize that so that I can answer your queries better.

Waiting for your reply.

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