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Oily skin: Introduction

Oily skin: The occurrence of what appears like skin which is coated in an oily layers. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Oily skin, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Oily skin: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Oily skin, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Oily skin Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Oily skin

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Oily skin may include:

Stories from Users for Oily skin

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Oily skin: Animations

Medications or substances causing Oily skin:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Oily skin as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Oily skin: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Oily skin may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Oily skin

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Oily skin:

Misdiagnosis and Oily skin

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Oily skin: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Detailed list of causes of Oily skin

The list below shows some of the causes of Oily skin mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Oily skin?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Oily skin. Of the 8 causes of Oily skin that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 7 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Oily skin:

The following list of conditions have 'Oily skin' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Classifications of Oily skin:

Medical Conditions associated with Oily skin:

Skin texture changes (497 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

Symptoms related to Oily skin:

Dry skin (231 causes), Clammy skin (73 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Acromegaly (15 causes), Forbes-Albright syndrome, Fowler-Christmas-Chapple syndrome, HAIR-AN Syndrome, Pachydermoperiostosis, Polycystic ovaries urethral sphincter dysfunction, Polycystic ovary syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Oily skin

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