seborrhea

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a condition in which overactivity of the sebaceous glands causes the skin to become oily

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Its use is limited by side-effects, including weight gain, hirsutism, seborrhoea and acne.
Diva 35 is an anti-androgenic oral contraceptive pill that is indicated for the treatment of seborrhoea, pilosebaceous inflammation, acne and hirsutism.
One quite common one is seborrhoea (the abnormal formation of one of the skin layers, causing skin scaling).
The diseases which Mr Wells mentions - eczema, psoriasis and seborrhoea - and others certainly fall within the term.
What you describe could be a type of eczema called seborrhoea eczema which affects the face and forehead.