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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes. The cause is unknown but presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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Why is ringworm on my face spreading to other areas on my face?

Why is ringworm on my face spreading to other areas on my face?

See a dermatologist: "ringworm" is not a medical diagnosis. Do you have fungus infection, impetigo, dermatitis, or something else ? The treatment for each of these is different. ...Read more

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What is this itchy bumpy rash on my arms and face today?

What is this itchy bumpy rash on my arms and face today?

Bumpy rash: Dermatology is a visual science, so i can't tell you what it is. This is a job for your friendly neighborhood dermatologist! ...Read more

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What causes a itchy rash on face mostly nose and forehead?

What causes a itchy rash on face mostly nose and forehead?

Probably allergy: It could be something else. You need to be examined by a dermatologist who can then recommend treatment. ...Read more

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Dry skin on face and blotchy on neck and burning when applying creams?

Dry skin on face and blotchy on neck and burning when applying creams?

Allergy testing: It sounds as if you are sensitive to one of the ingredients. You may want to try 100% pure products such as lanolin or aloe vera or switch to hypoallergenic products. You may want to incentive the i allergy by undergoing skin testing by an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Psoriasis vs Eczema? Differences? On 1yr face. Dry flaky patches on cheek. Pinkish areas on chin.

Psoriasis vs Eczema? Differences? On 1yr face. Dry flaky patches on cheek. Pinkish areas on chin.

Eczema possible: Sounds like eczema is possible as at this young age it tends to present on the face. Moisture rashes are common too. Psoriasis is very unlikely to appear at this age (maybe unheard of?). ...Read more

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Spots and rash on my face on jaw area, what is this?

Spots and rash on my face on jaw area, what is this?

See doctor: to get a correct diagnosis as there are many possible causes. ...Read more

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Will cetaphil cleanser help heal my itchy acne on my forehead?

Will cetaphil cleanser help heal my itchy acne on my forehead?

Try stronger stuff: Instead of pricey soap, if you want to actually do something about your acne, you'll need something much less pleasant. Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated (strength, frequency of application) will probably clear you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have seborrheic dermatitis and pimples on my face and back.pls help?

I have seborrheic dermatitis and pimples on my face and back.pls help?

Scientific Rx: You're not going to be able to manage your acne without prescription strength medication from a competent physician. Perhaps a combination of topical benzoyl peroxide and a systemic antibiotic will prove sufficient. Seborrheic dermatitis is often easier to manage with ketoconazole or some other appropriate medication. "Pop" advice won't work (it is mostly cruel misinformation). Best wishes. ...Read more

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Have rash on mostly face but on my arms and legs too, on legs and arms bumps spread apart on face is is all over, itchy and swelling and face is hot?

Have rash on mostly face but on my arms and legs too, on legs and arms bumps spread apart on face is is all over, itchy and swelling and face is hot?

Possible hives: you may be having a reaction to something. Follow up with your doctor to have him or her check your rash. It is difficult to diagnose a rash without seeing it in person. You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itching if you are not allergic to it. ...Read more

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I put Vaseline on my face every night is that bad? Does Vaseline cause pimples on the face?


I put Vaseline on my face every night is that bad? Does Vaseline cause pimples on the face?

Possibly: Vaseline is an oily product and any such product can plug your pores and aggravate oil retention. This can certainly aggravate acne if you still see it at your age. You may want to invest in a true moisturizer rather han an occlusive product. ...Read more

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Does talc powder on my face cause more acne?

Does talc powder on my face cause more acne?

Inflammation: Talc powder is known to illicit a profound inflammatory response and it is even used therapeutically for this purpose in order to promote scar tissue formation and adhesions. ...Read more

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Bad rash on face and back. Is it heat related?

Bad rash on face and back. Is it heat related?

Don't know: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled, itchy blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more