Live Oak, CA
A 19-year-old female asked:
why is the skin on my face always bright red? could it be rosacea or something else? how would i tell?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Possible: It's possible. Other causes include sun exposure, stress, alcohol, spicy foods, allergic reaction to topical agents like make up, cleansers, lotions, etc. Eliminate some of the above factors to see if it helps. Otherwise, see a dermatologist.
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Pathology 28 years experience
Dermatologist: You actually do need to see a dermatologist. There could be multiple causes, such as lupus, dermatomyositis, allergic contact dermatitis, rosacea, etc. For the most part your primary care will not be able to distinguish those, but a good dermatologist will.
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Palo Alto, CA
A 19-year-old male asked:
I have a strange dot under the skin on my face. It is at the center of my rosacea and I was wondering if it was anything (picture in profile).
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Health Care: Can’t see the pictures under your profile. You made this submission on HealthTap health/ medical education portion. Please use the HealthTap Prime or Concierge services if you are looking for a consultation. We are not able to make diagnoses or provide treatment on the health education site.
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Last updated Dec 24, 2014
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