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Dandruff, bleed from scratching forehead, dry and white patches formed. Is this due to dandruff or dry skin?

I have suffered from dandruff most of my life, it is worse on the hairline close to my forehead, sometimes I bleed from scratching too much. Recently, I have noticed that my forehead has become very dry with patches. I was also scratching these patches but stopped when I noticed that it was leaving white skin. Now I have white patches on my forehead. Is this due to dandruff or dry skin?

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Asked On : Sun, 13 Oct 2013
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The white patches are most likely due to seborrheic dermatitis due to dandruff. Applying ketoconazole shampoo will help.
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Answered: Sun, 13 Oct 2013
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