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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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Facial Flushing (Definition)

Facial flushing is a clinical finding in which blood has rushed to the skin of the face resulting in a ...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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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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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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Any possible way to reduce facial flushing/redness after a shower ? What about redness on cheeks from acne scar during a normal day?

Any possible way to reduce facial flushing/redness after a shower ? What about redness on cheeks from acne scar during a normal day?

Facial flush. Acne: Try reducing the heat in your shower water. The redness in your cheeks can be reduced longterm with a treatment like ipl (intense pulsed light) or nd:yag laser. The most effective treatment for you can be determined after consultation with a facial cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist. ...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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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