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Oval shaped dry flaky skin on back. Due to dry skin or dandruff?

I have this oval shaped dry flaky skin on my back. It ll start like a size of a pimple but it grows to the size of the tip of your pinky. I have like 2 on the right side of my back and 3 at the middle of my back. I started having this things last year. The other thing is that it doesn t get itchy. I m woundering if its due to dry skin , cause I dnt always use lotion. Or due to dandruff? Cause I have dandruff, but Ive never heard u can get dandruff on your back. I ve heard u can get it on your eyebrows, ears, and forehead .. Thank god I don t have dandruff anywhere besides my hair. Well anyways I really need some answers first before I go ahead and see my doctor. I want to know if I can cure this myself first. So thank you for taking your time and reading this:))
Asked On : Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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Thanks for the query.
From your description, there's a possibility of it being a fungal infection.
Try to apply any anti fungal cream without steroids, about 5 to 6 times a day over the oval areas. Continue for about 10 days. There should be some improvement. If there is no change, you can consult a dermatologist. They will also suggest a suitable remedy for your dandruff.Dandruff also is commonly caused by a type of fungus and you will benefit by the use of a special medicated shampoo like selsun.
Hope you are reassured.
Answered: Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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