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I have a small red rash that comes and goes on my right temple area

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Williams
14 years experience Dermatology
Patchy Hairloss: If redness and itching at site it could be ringworm of the scalp. If not it could be a condition called alopecia areata which is thought to be autoimm ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
44 years experience Dentistry
Bite off or TMJ: It could be your bite from the way your teeth meet when you close. Did you have any recent fillings done or had braces? Could also be TMJ related wi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Ear disease: See an ENT specialist you may have an ear infection.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash: This may be due to a yeast infection which can be transmitted by your sexual partner. An allergic rash from something you came in contact with is less ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Spreading rash: There are many rashes that can erupt along paths of skin nerves. These paths are called dermatomes. One such rash is shingles (herpes zoster) that h ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
22 years experience Family Medicine
Possible infection: could be Tinea barbae, a scraping by dermatologist can confirm this
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Evanescent lump: From history alone sound like it might be a cyst arising out of hair follicle or sebaceous cyst.
A male asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O SHINGLES: SHINGLES=HZV It is a viral infection that is a reactivation of past chicken pox infection. You need an exam and labs. If it is consistent with HZV you ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get it looked at now: Sounds like you have given it enough time to go away on its own already, so have it seen now by your physician. If warm compresses do not resolve suc ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes: Any history of herpes? Without an exam is it difficult to say.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Get it Checked: There are a couple things this can be. Have your primary care doctor take a look to further guide you.
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A member asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
30 years experience Phlebology
Cellulitis: The red streaks suggest a cellulitic process for which you may need intravenous antibiotics. Better head to the emergency room for evaluation and trea ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Cyst: It is most probably a small cyst or fibroma.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
About 202 things: Get a close-up photo up or see a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. Philosophically, you may be told the lesion is a particularly suspicious for cancer ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Martinez
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek biopsy: Need to see a dermatologist in person. May be a cyst, infected cyst, or something not that benign.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Node or infection: It's a lymph node or more likely an infection. If it does not resolve in a few days see a doc.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Eye lump: Which part of the eye? Eyelid or the eye itself? Eyelid cyst may be what you are complaining about. See an ophthalmologist or a plastic surgeon.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
RASH ON WRIST NECK: CANNOT TELL WITHOUT SEEING THE RASH. IT COULD BE SOMETHING YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO. HAVE YOU DONE ANYTHING DIFFERENT IN THE PAST WEEK? PAINTING, SPRAYING ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles possible: If the rash is strictly following a certain line on your thigh/calf, and it appears to be vesicular (has little fluid in sac) and red/angry, it may b ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to he ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the hair follicles. It appears as a small localized area of pus surrounding the opening of a hair ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Inflamed lymphnode?: That is probably a lymph node. They will swell up with any breach of the skin on the scalp or infected hair follicle near it's drainage area.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor...: The rash could be erythema migrans, yeast infection, an MRSA infection, erythema multiforme, herpes, hives....A picture is worth a thousand words- and ... Read More

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