A 27-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

red bumps, with head i was told i have rosacea but it's sooo itchy idk what to do, and i don't want to scratch my face. the metronidazole cream made it more itchy. what can i try for this itching that is safe while breastfeeding?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Skin disorder: Would suggest you see a dermatologist who can put this in the proper perspective and who can answer your questions appropriately.
Answered on Jun 10, 2017

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions:

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Stop using it: There are other alternatives for rosacea. If you have an adverse reaction, stop using it immediately. Topical hydrocortisone may help. Do note tha ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Red itchy skin: Try using virgin coconut oil as a moisturizer to get rid of redness and itchiness.
1
1 thank
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: If it's rosacea avoid alcohol this can cause flushing and worsening of the rash. Sometimes this can also be seborrheic dermatitis which can be helped ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Red bumps: You may be breaking out in urticaria caused by the hot water from the shower. This is known as cholnergic urticaria. Take tepid or luke warm showers r ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month