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A 37-year-old member asked:

why is my facial skin so red and blotchy?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
This would require: examination of your skin & a history to try to answer that question. Take care.

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My face looks always flushed. Is something wrong with my skin?

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Rosacea: You might have a condition called rosacea. But i cannnot be 100% sure. See dermatologist.
A 46-year-old member asked:

Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch what could it be?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Almost anything: It could be an allergic reaction to something that touched your skin, or an irritant (non-allergic) reaction, or a fungal infection (ringworm), or any number of other things. A dermatologist needs to see it in person to narrow down the possibilities.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What are some facial masks you can make at home for aging skin?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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The best way...: ...To slow down skin aging is to stay out of the sun. I'm not a big fan of masks in general; most of the home-created variety that i've seen in women's magazines involve various combinations of oatmeal, honey, egg whites, and assorted fruits & vegetables. Do any of them help aging skin? I doubt it.
A 49-year-old member asked:

Please explain why is my facial skin so red, blotchy and patchy?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Skin patchiness: Irregular skin discoloration can be due to inflammation due to rashes, vascular changes, bacterial or fungal infections of skin, ^ or v in melanin production. Injury, heat, genetics, solar radiation, hormonal changes & exposure to heavy metal are potential causes. REF: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003224.htm
A 53-year-old member asked:

Why is my facial skin so red, blotchy and patchy? I need some advice.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Need to visualize: & obtain history to identify the cause of these skin issues before we can make treatment recommendation.

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