Our expert says:
Eczema is a chronic skin condition and represents a group of skin disorders that the have the following symptoms: dryness and flaking of the skin, redness, cracking, swelling of the affected area, clear scabbing etc. These symptoms can be localised to an area of the head and face or spread over the entire body.
It is possible that you have a form of eczema. You can use Denorex shampoo that is available over the counter at pharmacies. Allergax antihistamine tablets (also available over the counter) can be taken two to three times daily to alleviate the itching. A cortico-steroid cream will be helpful, especially where the skin effected.
If there is no improvement, I suggest that you get a second opinion from a dermatologist.
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