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    Hi,

    I've seen a lot of people saying 'anon or delete' but I'm not sure what it means I'd like to keep this post anonymous anyhow if that's what it means
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    I've had a skin rash on my cheeks for as long as I can remember, but now that I've grown up I've started to care and I think it's started to get a bit worse. Here are some pictures:





    I increased the contrast on that second one so you can see it more clearly, but when the rash flares up it goes kinda red like that.

    It looks very similar to some cases of perioral dermatitis that I've seen, but that's only supposed to happen around the mouth, whereas mine is right on the cheeks...

    I apply E45 cream on my face every night to try and help but it doesn't seem to work.

    Anyone know what I could do to get rid of this?

    Also, I've developed a dark line around my upper lip. It used to happen occasionally during the aftermath of a dry lip period, but my lips were really dry about a month and a half ago but the line still remains, normally it disappears after a few weeks:



    it's kinda hard to take a picture of, but if you look from a distance you can clearly see a dark line, almost like a tiny mustache, above my upper lip.

    Does anyone know what this is? I use a lip balm every night and in the morning, and now that it's school holidays I apply it every now and then when I'm sitting on the computer.

    It doesn't seem to go away

    Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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    damn yous a sexy chick....
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    (Original post by richardd)
    damn yous a sexy chick....
    **** you

    helpful advice only please
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    **** you

    helpful advice only please
    ok bro naw i aint no expert or anything but whats the 3rd pic for?
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    (Original post by richardd)
    ok bro naw i aint no expert or anything but whats the 3rd pic for?
    read the bit above the 3rd pic
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    (Original post by richardd)
    ok bro naw i aint no expert or anything but whats the 3rd pic for?
    :lol:, was thinking the same...
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    Scabies. Definitely Scabies.

    And if it's not - why not try making an appointment with your local GP rather than asking a group of non qualified strangers to look at a distorted picture and give you incorrect advice.

    Or does that just make TOO much sense??
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    Scabies. Definitely Scabies.

    And if it's not - why not try making an appointment with your local GP rather than asking a group of non qualified strangers to look at a distorted picture and give you incorrect advice.

    Or does that just make TOO much sense??
    I saw a dermatologist last year who diagnosed me with 'dermatitis' and prescribed me some steroid cream which didn't do anything at all

    I've been nagging my mum to book me in for another appointment now as well

    regarding scabies, is it always itchy, because my rash isn't itchy at all, and is scabies meant to last 8 years?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I've seen a lot of people saying 'anon or delete' but I'm not sure what it means I'd like to keep this post anonymous anyhow if that's what it means
    If it's not anon, then the mods will delete it for you.
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    It is definitely Alien Hand Syndrome.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I saw a dermatologist last year who diagnosed me with 'dermatitis' and prescribed me some steroid cream which didn't do anything at all

    I've been nagging my mum to book me in for another appointment now as well

    regarding scabies, is it always itchy, because my rash isn't itchy at all, and is scabies meant to last 8 years?
    It's not scabies. Looks like reactive dermatitis to me
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    (Original post by Dekota-XS)
    It's not scabies. Looks like reactive dermatitis to me
    ok doctor lets do ecg QUICK!
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    (Original post by Dekota-XS)
    It's not scabies. Looks like reactive dermatitis to me
    Isn't dermatitis just inflammation of the skin?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Isn't dermatitis just inflammation of the skin?
    Yeh, do you exfoliate your skin?
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    (Original post by richardd)
    ok doctor lets do ecg QUICK!
    Can't you see this man is dying here?
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    (Original post by Dekota-XS)
    Yeh, do you exfoliate your skin?
    I used to regularly use an 'exfoliating facewash' every morning and night, but gave up because it didn't do anything

    I apply E45 every night and some random moisturiser every morning these days
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    maybe see your local pharmacist?
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    (Original post by CyberKid)
    maybe see your local pharmacist?
    Like I said, I already saw a dermatologist and it was fruitless and am gonna see one again soon
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    (Original post by twist.the.illusion)
    Can't you see this man is dying here?
    i actually believed you for a second and actually read the text.
 
 
 
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