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blotchy skin baby

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Many options: Blotchy skin can be caused by sun damage, freckling, broken blood vessels, acne, or reactions to medications such as birth control or hormones. It can ... Read More
Dr. Steven Hubert
28 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: You need to see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Need to know: reason for blotchiness. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes la ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is n ... Read More
Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
VisualDX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermato ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Skin care: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergnic &a ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
See Dermatologist: Skin disease is easier to treat when actually seen.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: You may have allergies, eczema, or any form of atopic dermatits. See your doctor for a diagnosis and get treated. You may want to isolate what is ca ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
40 years experience Emergency Medicine
Circulation : The skin turns blotchy and red because the blood vessels go into spasm affecting blood supply. This can be a normal response or sign of blood vessel p ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Surinder Yadav
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid: I would try and avoid creams and use just natural washes for your face. Lukewarm water with hypoallergenic soaps and then re-evaluate.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gray
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Increased hormones: Increased levels of estrogen and Progesterone associated with pregnancy or even taking birth control pills causes the cells that produce pigment to be ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This would require: examination of your skin & a history to try to answer that question. Take care.

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