Dermatologist Questions Rashes

What causes rashes on your face?

I am a 30 year old male. I am getting rashes on my face very often. What causes rashes on your face?

5 Answers

There are many causes of facial rashes in men ranging from the common seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, and contact dermatitis all the way to less common. Seeing a board certified dermatologist is important to get an accurate diagnosis and regimen for treatment.
Not to evade the question but there are literally hundreds of different conditions that can cause a rash on the face: from infectious to allergic to systemic to irritant to ... A Dermatologist really needs to get involved to determine what the cause is for each specific rash.
Many possibilities (over 2 dozen). Best advice is to get checked out by a dermatologist, especially if the rash is itchy or spreading.

Steve Schleicher
Common scaling rashes on the face include, seborrheic dermatitis (aka dandruff), eczema, contact dermatitis and psoriasis. Check with your doctor for an examination.
Many things can cause rashes on the face - acne, external allergens - sprays/aerosols and creams. Internal causes - like hormones (melasma) and lupus can cause rashes on your face. Visit your dermatologist for more information and treatment options.