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Doctor insights on: Skin Redness Or Irritation

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Skin Redness (Definition)

Skin redness is a common symptom of inflammation or ...Read more


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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing your skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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I am experiencing skin redness or irritation and rash (quality: itchiness) .

I am experiencing  skin redness or irritation and rash (quality: itchiness) .

Doctor can examine: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. Generalized spots that itch may be part of an allergic reaction, an irritant or chemical reaction, an infection, or a disorder inside the body. "Generalized" means the rash is all over the body. Bluish or purplish spots may be blood spots. Sometimes, spots have unknown causes. Rashes at work may be due to chemicals in gloves, solvents, detergents, etc... ...Read more

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What is it? I have skin rash (quality: bumpy) . The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation

What is it? I have skin rash (quality: bumpy) . The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation

Eczema: This time of year it is typically eczema. Start with a quality skin moisturizer and then see a dermatologist if it does not improve over the next two weeks. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
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I am experiencing rash (quality: itchiness, ring shaped) . The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing  rash (quality: itchiness, ring shaped) . The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Many possibilities..: Itchy spots can be from many causes, such as: eczema, hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams or lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun) .on chest, neck, and face. randomly. it just turns blotchy ?

I am experiencing  skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun) .on chest, neck, and face. randomly. it just turns blotchy ?

There are many: potential causes for the skin signs you are experiencing. Unfortunately it is nearly impossible to suggest a diagnosis without being able to see the skin. Make an appointment with a health care provider (preferably a dermatologist) for accurate evaluation and management. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on back. The following also describe me: Skin rash and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing  rash on back. The following also describe me: Skin rash and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Details: It is hard enough to diagnose a skin condition even with an exam, it is impossible to provide a guess when there is so little information. We need to know the duration, the appearance, the character (itching , burning etc) of the rash. We also need to know what kind of medications or supplements you are on. Can you provide us with these info.? ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness) . The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing  skin rash (quality: itchiness) . The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Many possibilities..: Itchy spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams or lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed by a doctor if needed
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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See a dermatologist for checkups
2x year
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My Brother is experiencing pimples. The following also describes him: Skin redness or irritation. What should he do?

My Brother is experiencing  pimples. The following also describes him: Skin redness or irritation. What should he do?

Acne needs treatment: If this is acne and topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid doesn't clear him sufficiently, it's time for prescription meds. Don't try to figure out the cause, and ignore all "pop" advice. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal burning and vaginal itching. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing  vaginal burning and vaginal itching. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

OTC meds or Dr visit: If this just started, you could try OTC meds for vaginal irritation. If those don't work, you should see your doctor to get tested for an infection like yeast or bacterial vaginosis. Avoiding perfumey soaps, body wash, bubble bath and wearing loose fitting, cotton underwear can help. ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the abscess thoroughly
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If the abscess is draining on its own, cover it and regularly change the dressing
Once
See your doctor if the abscess is not draining or has redness around it
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I am experiencing pimples. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? What should my routine be for my skin ?

See below: Please consult this site for home care for acne: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more