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How is rosacea linked to a red, itchy rash around the eyebrows?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
People with rosacea often develop another skin problem called seborrheic dermatitis. This condition turns skin red and itchy. It may appear greasy and scaly, too. Although seborrheic dermatitis usually affects the scalp, it can also occur in or between the eyebrows as well as other parts of the body. The cause of seborrheic dermatitis is unknown, but doctors believe that a fungus on the skin may be involved. Anti-fungal medications can help control this condition.

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