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Dry flaky red skin on face

Been having an embaressing skin problem since summertime... skin on face becomes very dry and sometimes reels like it is burning...

it flakes off and leaves red clusters which can take weeks to heal..

1. Describe your main suffering? Also, describe the colour, disctibution, size, discharges and pains due to the acne.

2. What other physical sufferings do you have in your body?

3. What mental sufferings / feelings do you have associated with your physical sufferings?

4. What exactly do you feel when you are at your worst? Describe the sensation in your own words.

5. When did it all start? Can you connect it to any past event or disease?

6. Which time of the day you are worst?

7. What are the things which aggravate your suffering and which are those which ameliorate the same? Example- time, temperature, pressure, rubbing, washing, eating, tight clothing etc.

8. Do your think your sufferings have relation to any external stimuli (like, change of place) or any internal biological changes in the body, like, menses (in females)?

9. When do you feel better, during hot weather or cold weather, humid or dry weather?

10. Describe your general mental set up? Are you Moody, Arrogant, Mild, Agreeable Changeable, Nervous, Suspicious, Easily offended, Quiet, Arguing, Irritating, Lazy etc.

- How do you feel before or during a thunderstorm?

- Do you like being consoled during your tough times?
- Are you sensitive to external stimuli like smell, noise, light etc?

- Do you have any typical habit or gesture like nail biting, causeless
Weeping, talking to one self etc?

- How do you feel about your friends, family, your children and especially your husband / wife?

11. What are your fears and do you dream of any situation repeatedly?

12. What do you crave for in food items and what are your aversions?

13. How is your thirst: Less, Normal or Excessive?

14. How is your hunger: Less, Normal or Excessive?

15. Is there any kind of food which your body can’t stand?

16. Is your sweat normal or less or more? Where does it sweat more: Head, Trunk or Limbs?

17. How is your bowel movement and stool type?

18. How well do you sleep? Do you have a particular posture of sleeping?

19. Do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general?

20. Do you have any strange, peculiar or unusual symptom or feelings? How are you different from others?

21. What medications have been taken earlier by you to treat the diseases and do you have any particular symptom surfacing after the medication?

22. What major diseases are running in your family?

23. Describe, how do you look like? Describe your overall appearance.
(For Females)
24. If your menstrual cycles are not normal, please describe the irregularities, like pains, moods, flow type, clots etc.

25. What major diseases have you had in your life and when. Please write them in a chronological manner.

1 Main suffering is the skin on my face. Very dry and flaky and big red clumps where skin used to be. Lowers self esteem a lot...

2 can have dandruff and itching of the scalp as well as gas and bloating.

3reduced self esteem and allmost wcared to look in the mirror.
'4 I feel like a freak and want to hide myself away from the world.

5 Las summer the skin started to flake off.. then it would get beter and flake off again.

6 probably when i am at work from 8-4

7 Washing probably makes it flake a little more.

8 no

9 do not think weather made much of a difference

10 very quiet and keep to myself when skin is not good.

11 fear is never having good skin again and feeling ugly.

12 really crave sweets and candy, pizza etc but i do not eat them much.

13 do not get very thirsty.

14 usaully get very hungry

15 i get a lot of gas with milk and and heavy foods.

16 do not swet very much

17 normal

18 sleep very well

19 no because of lower self esteem due to skin.

20 skin literally just flakes off

21 have medicated creams but i try not to use them elidel is the main creme

22no known diseases

23 very muscular dark hair, good physical condiiton but skin on face is red n flakes off

25 no major diseases untill this skin problem...

please someone help me.
  bullrush1 on 2007-11-15
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Are you living around poison-ivy?
girilal last decade
not really.. im never in the woods or anything
bullrush1 last decade
bullrush1 last decade
Where do you live?
girilal last decade
new jersey
bullrush1 last decade
First start with one dose of Sulphur 200 ....every Sunday for three weeks. In the morning. (Total 3 doses in 21 days).

Pankaj Varma
PANKAJ VARMA last decade
If you live in New Jersey, you are always living around poison ivy.

Please follow Mr. Varma's advise.
girilal last decade
thank u, i also am going to see a homeopathic doctor onwednesday, ill let u kno what he advises....

thank u for the advice, i really appreciate it.
bullrush1 last decade

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