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Doctor insights on: Allergic Rash Due To Face Cream

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Dr. John Chiu
2,663 Doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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What is the best thing to put on a face rash? Stop face cream?

What is the best thing to put on a face rash? Stop face cream?

Stop face cream.: First stop all products. Than use Hydrocortisone for few days. If non responsive see dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do if I develop an allergic rash to my carpet? What creams to use?

What should I do if I develop an allergic rash to my carpet? What creams to use?

Wash-off first, then: Like most other cause of contact-allergies, avoidance is best treatment. If +contact, best is to wash-off as well as you can with warm water and soap. Then depending how severe, topicals such as calamide/cortisone can be used if skin is intact/or only minor abrasion. Oral benadryl/zyrtec help with itching. If more severe, you may need eval and prescriptions from your doc. Remove the rug. Good luck. ...Read more

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My allergic rash on chin incr. After applying topical Ab then I immediat. Rinse the cream. Can this rash leave any pigmentations after redness fade? .

My allergic rash on chin incr. After applying topical Ab then I immediat. Rinse the cream. Can this rash leave any pigmentations after redness fade? .

Skin care management: An allergic rash or dermatitis should be treated with a hypoallergenic moisturizer, such as Nivea several times per day, and a topical 1% steroid applied to the skin twice daily. I would suggest a follow up visit with your doctor as well. ...Read more

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Getting rid of an allergic rash - is hydrocortisone the best cream?

Getting rid of an allergic rash - is hydrocortisone the best cream?

If it works for you: Otc cortisone is a good cream for allergic rash, but often too weak for adult skin (quite good/adequate for kids and mild rash). There are many other creams/cortisone-variations will require prescriptions and thus must consult doc. So if rash is mild and otc works well, then it is good for you. Calamide may help as well. If not better, consult dor for a different treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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After applying a cream which I used to apply. I found red rash with papules under my mouth & chin. Is that an allergic rash or perioral dermatitis? .

After applying a cream which I used to apply. I found red rash with papules under my mouth & chin. Is that an allergic rash or perioral dermatitis? .

Could be allergic: The proximity with when you used the cream would indicate an allergic rash. Try an over the counter antihistamine, and if you develop swelling or trouble breathing at any time, call your doctor or go to the ER. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Allergic rash on face from make up brush?

Allergic rash on face from make up brush?

Brush or make-up: More likely the rash would be from an allergy to the make-up. Some people are sensitive to specific brushes, but more brushes these days are made from synthetic materials...More plastic than hair, which don't typicaly cause allergies. However, these are both treated with short courses of cool compresses, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and if needed a little Hydrocortisone (twice a day for a week). ...Read more

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Would an allergic dermatitis rash on my face for 6+ mnths cause permanent skin damage? My skin has lost elasticity and is sagging. I am 25

Would an allergic dermatitis rash on my face for 6+ mnths cause permanent skin damage? My skin has lost elasticity and is sagging. I am 25

See a dermatologist: "Allergic dermatitis" is an incomplete diagnosis. You must see a skin specialist for exact diagnosis and specific treatment. Do not fool around with naive practitioners. You need a dermatologist. ...Read more

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The pharmacist gave me a generic facial cream instead of the brand name I needed. Having allergic reaction on my face. Rash, itch, peeling, burn.????

The pharmacist gave me a generic facial cream instead of the brand name I needed. Having allergic reaction on my face. Rash, itch, peeling, burn.????

Stop: Topical hydrocortisone cream may help but if problem is severe talk to your doctor to get something more potent. Since generic is similar to brand based on only the active ingredient, the rest may be quite different. You must have become allergic to one or more of the ingredients in the makeup of the cream or have newly become sensitized to the active ingredient itself, brand or otherwise. ...Read more

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How long will an allergic reaction to duac last. The red sand paper like rash is on my face. I am using a 0.5% hydrocortisone cream. Thank you?

How long will an allergic reaction to duac last. The red sand paper like rash is on my face. I am using a 0.5% hydrocortisone cream. Thank you?

Duac Side Effects: Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
severe redness, burning, stinging, or peeling of treated skin areas; or
diarrhea that is watery or bloody
less serious side effects may include:
mild burning or stinging
itching or tingly feeling
dryness or peeling of treated skin; or
redness or other irritation
most rashes last 10-14 days with rx. ...Read more

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Hi is there any creams available that would toughen up my face to continue to use just for men beard dye to stop rashes?

Hi is there any creams available that would toughen up my face to continue to use just for men beard dye to stop rashes?

Diagnosis: You need to have the rash looked at so a diagnosis can be made. Then you know what medicine to use to heal (eradicate) the rash. ...Read more

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Does regular use of betnovate gm cream for rashes on my face cause early wrinkles?

Does regular use of betnovate gm cream for rashes on my face cause early wrinkles?

Wrong question: Do not use this on your face. It does not cause wrinkles, but causes perioral dermatitis. This is a rash which looks like severe acne. It also may contribute to glaucoma and cataracts. WHY ARE YOU USING THIS ON YOUR FACE??? Every dermatologist knows this must not be used on the face. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and better therapy. ...Read more

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Hallo doc, have been having small rashes on my face for the last 2months and they get itchy at times what can be the cause please, I don't use creams?

Hallo doc, have been having small rashes on my face for the last 2months and they get itchy at times what can be the cause please, I don't use creams?

Face rash: These itchy patches on your face may be related to eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergies to eyeglasses, hair spray, soap, etc. If they don't clear after applying a mild cortisone ointment for a few days, see your physician or a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi doc, just want to ask if its good to continue use of dermovate cream for my face, I have some redness in my face and rashes.

Hi doc, just want to ask if its good to continue use of dermovate cream for my face, I have some redness in my face and rashes.

Steroids on face: Usual recommendation is to avoid using steroids on face if possible, if needed used them only for short duration (unto 5 days) and after discussing with doctor as redness on face could be due to allergy, infection etc. ...Read more

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I used fadeout cream on my face now I have bumpy texture skin and looks like I have red mark rashes on my face for days! How can I get rid of them!?

I used fadeout cream on my face now I have bumpy texture skin and looks like I have red mark rashes on my face for days! How can I get rid of them!?

Redness on face: Use a good skin cream like eucerin as. Your face is probably pretty dry. You can also try a little Hydrocortisone creme on just the red area. Over the counter steroid creame may reduce the redness which is due to inflammation. Good luck. And feel better! ...Read more

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My 4 month had red rashes only on his face. Forehead, cheeks, and under his eyes. Can I use benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream?

My 4 month had red rashes only on his face. Forehead, cheeks, and under his eyes. Can I use benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream?

Not advised: This will not help with most pediatric rashes, including hives. Although this could be a benign viral eruption, best to notify the pediatrician for advice. ...Read more

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I have some blotchy red rashes/pimples on my face (upper side of face near eyes). Face is very dry. I've been applying creams. Any natural remedies?

I have some blotchy red rashes/pimples on my face (upper side of face near eyes). Face is very dry. I've been applying creams. Any natural remedies?

? rosacea: I think you have rosacea, nickname-adult acne. First, avoid factors that cause a flare. Always wear an SPF 30+ sunscreen. Protect your face in cold weather with scarf/ski mask. Avoid touching your much. Wash with gentle cleanser (Dover, Cetaphil). Avoid skin products with alcohol. Some possible alternative medicines: chrysanthemum indicum, niacinamide, & azelaic acid creams. Good wishes! ...Read more

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What is a recommended face cream for the winter months?

What is a recommended face cream for the winter months?

Neutrogena is a good: You still need to wear sunblock even in the winter. Up the moisturizer if you have flaking. ...Read more

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What to do if I accidentally licked my face cream, should I be concerned?

What to do if I accidentally licked my face cream, should I be concerned?

No: Should be no problem. Try not to continue licking your face cream. ...Read more

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Is satura face cream good for wrinkles?

Is satura face cream good for wrinkles?

Topicals for wrinkle: According to reviews on-line, this product can help diminish wrinkles. It is a moisturizer and by 'plumping' the skin, wrinkles are reduced. Better methods of wrinkle reduction would involve chemical peels, resurfacing and/or use of exfoliants such as retin a (tretinoin). ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more