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Small circular red dots on chest, comes and goes. No irritation. What are they?

hi i have these small circular red dots on my chest they arent itchy and it seems like im getting more of them they kind of come and go and when i work out they show up or after a shower ive been dealing with them for like 2 months but they cause no irritation but are just annoying to look at id appreciate any help thanks
Asked On : Fri, 16 Nov 2012
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Hi there,
It seems like these lesions are of Seborrheic dermatitis,which is a chronic relapsing and harmless condition of the skin. The exact cause is unknown but its believed that the skin becomes more sensitive to a yeast called Malassezia,which prefer moist and warm areas of the body.
I would suggest to wash them with Nizoral AD shampoo three times a week and apply Hydrozole cream twice a day for 7-10 days.
IF you think they respended to the medications then its most probably SD,but if not then i am afraid you need to see a doctor so that he can have a look live at them for you and proceed further.
thanks and all the best.
Answered: Tue, 20 Nov 2012
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