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How can I cover up blotchy red cheeks?

How can I cover up blotchy red cheeks?

Make-up: Make-up such as dermablend or make-up with a green-yellow base will mute out red color. ...Read more

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Why do I have blotchy red cheeks? There are no bumps, though.

Why do I have blotchy red cheeks? There are no bumps, though.

Multiple causes : Redness on the cheeks can be from eczema, rosacea or mild keratosis pilaris. See a dermatologist to evaluate it and prescribe treatment. In general, using sensitive skin and unscented soaps, moisturizers and sunscreens helps minimize redness on the cheeks. ...Read more

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My skin is always red/blotchy on my cheeks and along my jawline. It's not itchy/irritated/bumpy/burns or anything, just bright red. Help?

Red face: Persistent redness in the face could be a form of rosacea. See your doctor for treatment options. Also, some people are just born with a more flushed, ruddy complexion on the cheeks. This may have to be treated with laser or ipl to reduce the redness. ...Read more

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How to clear complexion and reduce cheek redness after Accutane has finished ? I feel and look so ugly with this redness and some lf these scars

How to clear complexion and reduce cheek redness after Accutane has finished ? I feel and look so ugly with this redness and some lf these scars

Follow-up: I'm really glad you got your acne treated in a way that will keep it at bay for at least several months. The redness will fade on its own and your dermatologist may have ideas to help. I'm sorry you ended up with scars but your dermatologist may have ideas for this also -- laser, microsurgery, and/or fillers. ...Read more

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Bite on left temple, swollen from forehead to cheek, redness moving towards neck,pain?

Bite on left temple, swollen from forehead to cheek, redness moving towards neck,pain?

Uh oh!: If the bite is now spreading and the swelling has increased, if taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) doesn't help significantly, you may have an infection in the skin, called cellulitis. This is very serious when it's in the head, face or neck. It it responds to the Benadryl (diphenhydramine), it is likely just a local reaction to the bite and is not as big a deal. If it doesn't, call your doc right away, or go to an ER. Generic is OK ...Read more

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I have a big red and blotchy section on my right cheek that has some whiteheads. I can also feel it pulse. Any suggestions on how to get rid of this?

I have a big red and blotchy section on my right cheek that has some whiteheads. I can also feel it pulse. Any suggestions on how to get rid of this?

Abscess: This sounds like a developing abscess. You need to see your GP or the ED to have it drained, unless it is really tiny. Try applying warm compresses and gentle pressure and scrub gently at the whiteheads to see if you can get anything to drain out. If you do, you can continue to use the warm compresses 6 times a day and it might go away. But if it does not drain or does not get smaller, then go ...Read more

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My 10 year old child has red cheeks and a high temperature today, and is saying her head hurts?

My 10 year old child has red cheeks and a high temperature today, and is saying her head hurts?

Go to your M.D.: If a child is sick with fever you should probably visit with your pediatrician now. The younger the child the more important to have him checked out.. We often have our patients wait and watch for the first 12-24 hours but the younger your child the more important it is to be seen. ...Read more

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On my head, I have small blotch that is light & spreading slowly. In the center there is a red bruise that appears, scabs, disappears, ?

Dermatologist: Lesions that a=asymmetric, b=irregular boarders, c=irregular color pattern, d=larger then the size of a pencil eraser are worrisome. If your fit the abcd rule, have it biopsied. ...Read more

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Do you recommend eucerin redness relief for red cheeks?

It is: It is suppose to help. You could also try afrin nasal spray twice a day to 4 times a day applied to red areas. ...Read more

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Red cheeks, swollen. Started yesterday with redness, worse today. No fever and doesn't seem uncomfortable but her cheeks are swollen.

Red cheeks: Slapped cheek syndrome, also known as Fifths disease or Erythema infectiosum, is caused by a virus , Parvovirus B19. Most common in children. They have very red cheeks, as if they have just been slapped. It is spread by respiratory droplets. Once the red cheeks appear, the child is no longer contagious to others. There is no treatment and no permanent side effects. It will go away in a few days. ...Read more

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What would cause red cheeks on face? Not itchy nor any other symptoms. Would singular or ventolin hfa cause it? What will help reduce redness?

What would cause red cheeks on face? Not itchy nor any other symptoms. Would singular or ventolin hfa cause it? What will help reduce redness?

Red cheeks can have: Many causes: acne; rosacea; dry skin; lupus; irritation from skin care products, polycythemia, etc. Both singulair (montelukast) & ventolin can cause facial redness as part of an allergic reaction (swelling of face, lips, throat) which should prompt u to seek medical help immediately. Singulair (montelukast) can also cause a rash. Suggest see fp for exam & treatment if required. ...Read more

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I really don't like having red cheeks,help me!!!!d;?

The reason for the : redness needs to be determined before solutions can be provided. Your best bet is evaluation by a dermatologist. Take care. ...Read more

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My 16 year old child has flushed red cheeks and pain in them?

My 16 year old child has flushed red cheeks and pain in them?

If he has fever: and any other cold symptoms then you need to get him to a healthcare provider to diagnose -- it could easily be slapped cheek syndrome which is a viral infection or erysipelas which is strep infection. Either way you need some treatment plan. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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What medication do you recommend for red cheeks?

What medication do you recommend for red cheeks?

Depends on the dx: Red cheeks can be dues to a bunch of things from rosacea to sunburn to lupus and a bunch of other things in between. Seeng a dermatologist can help you clarify what is going on and how best to treat. ...Read more

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16mouth has had red cheeks for over a month now. It is constant and they feel rough and sometimes hot to touch?

See MD: Bring your baby to see MD please. Does he have fever/chills? If the rash is hot to the touch he may have a bacterial infection that will respond to penicillin /amoxicillin. Erysipelas and cellulitis can appear this way as can scarlet fever so he needs an exam to look for strep throat. Parvovirus, eczema, contact dermatitis, viral rxn. Don't worry your baby will be just fine bring him in for exam. ...Read more

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My 2y/o has dry scaly red cheeks? Why?

My 2y/o has dry scaly red cheeks? Why?

ECZEMA: Typical eczema often presents this way. It is genetic and related to dry skin. Often there are relatives with asthma and eczema. Allergy tests are not helpful & may be harmful. Foods are rarely a factor.Elimination diets may be harmful. Soaking with water followed by application of vaseline or aquaphor is useful. There are good creams such as eucerin, aveeno, (oatmeal) etc. Might need rx. ...Read more

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I was wondering are my red cheeks related to allergies?

I was wondering are my red cheeks related to allergies?

Rosacea: A condition that is a vascular disorder of the face that has multiple stages. Heat, stress, hormones are the usual causes for flare ups. ...Read more