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Dandruff on eyelashes, red and itchy eyelids, swelling. Red patches on skin. Help

Hello Doctor, I have dandruff like flex on my eyelashes and Eyebrows. Eyelids gets red & itchy. sometime swollen with pains.
I have rash like scally dry skin on my face after every 3 to 4 mnths. Sometimes red patches occurs on my skin, but after few hours it disappears. Also Have dandruff patches on my hair scalp... sometime with little wounds. When i try to clean, plasma like substance came out of the skin with irritation.
i m using medicated lotions to wash my hair. I m suffering this problem from 8-9 years.
Pls Help
Rani, Pune, India
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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Hello Rani,
Welcome to healthcare Magic
You have Seborrhoeic dermatitis. Squamous blepharitis is what you have on your eye lashes and eyebrows, which is again a manifestation of seborrhoeic dermatitis. Use an anti dandruff shampoo with ketoconazole 2% and ZPTO 1% three days a week for scalp. A baby shampoo can be used to clean the eye lashes and eyebrows. An antifungal cream like ketoconazole 2% twice a day will help to decrease your skin rash as well. If it is still not coming under control, please see a dermatologist.It is better to avoid applying oil on your hair as the fungus which cause this rash feed on oil.
Hope this helped
Take care
Answered: Mon, 8 Apr 2013
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