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What skin disorder is causing a red, scaly rash around my neck?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
One potential cause of a red, scaly rash on your neck is a skin disorder called rosacea. This common condition typically causes redness and a rash on the face. However, in some cases rosacea may turn up on the neck, back, chest, or elsewhere, too. Other skin problems can produce a rash on the neck, so see a doctor to get the right diagnosis.

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