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White flakes on the skin

Jun 24, 2004

I have tried so many dermatologists-creams,loproxother medicated medicines but sigh, my crusty skin around the nose and white flakes on it seems to come and go as and when and it is very embarassing,sometimes forms a reddish rash if I were to scrub it or peepl off those flakes. I drink water,wash my face you name it and so sick and tired of getting no solutions from all those dermatologists.Do you have any please ?

Response from Mr. Vergel

I really would not know. You need to see a dermatologist that sees a lot of HIV patients. You may want to talk to your doctor Diprolene or Vytone creams. You may want to have the doc take a sample and run some cultures to see if it is a fungal or bacterial problem, or if it can be induced by an auto-immune or antiretroviral reaction. I remember that I used to have a similar problem when I was on Crixivan and my skin was dry in patches.

Good luck. Skin problems can be so frustrating to diagnose and treat.


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