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Causes Of Conjunctival Erythema
Rare symptoms: Usually not, but can happen.Get a more detailed answer ›
Avoid heat : Avoid application of a heat source o the area. The discoloration should resolve with time, which will vary depending on your complexion. ...Read more
I have erythema nodosum on both right and left legs. I don't know what it is from. I have two cats. Could they have caused it?
In about half of cases, the exact cause of erythema nodosum is unknown. Some cases may occur with:
infections. Some of the more common ones are:
streptococcus (most common)
cat scratch disease
pregnancy. ...Read more
Not for certain: Palmar erythema is seen in two-thirds of pregnancies during the first trimester and resolves postpartum. It is also seen in conditions such as lupus erythematosus, hepatic cirrhosis, and hyperthyroidism, increased estrogen levels during pregnancy may be a potential cause. ...Read more
Are palmar erythema and telangiectasia related conditions? What can cause them? Immune system dysfunction?
They can be!: There are many causes of this clinical presentation. There is not enough room here to answer this so please see a doctor! ...Read more
My legs often itching and ı can't stop it, there is nothing image no erythema no bubbles no wound .What can cause itching ?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I suffer from granuloma annulare, erythema annulare centrifugum, erythema nodosum, and low IgM. Are these related or might they have a common cause?
Unlikely: These 3 conditions have 3 different auto-sensitivity targets, in the skin. Biopsy appearance is different under the microscope, and treatments are different. The first 2 conditions usually respond poorly to any cream, but are not serious. E. Nodosum can be a sign of a more serious underlying disease, and stronger meds are needed. Please see a Dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
My 3 year old has a rash all over and a fever they said its erythema multiforme. What caused that?
How do I know what caused my ulcers? I have scattered ulcers and erosions, erythema, congestion in the whole stomach and the doctors don't know why....
Keep seeing dr: Sometimes we dont find the exact answers to what caused problem. With ulcers-most common cause is a bacteria called h. Pylori. This can be tested for best on biopsy from the ulcer or near it- but can also be found in stool & blood & on breath test. People who take a lot of inflammation meds like aspirin, goody, advil (ibuprofen) or steroids can get this. There is also a syndrome called zollinber ellison. ...Read more
Gnawing upper&nausea abd pain x6 months.EGD =mild patchy gastric erythema.Otherwise normal.Waiting biopsy.I have lupus.Not on NSAIDs.Possible causes?
WaitForBiopsyReport: Pain in upper abdomen associated with nausea can be drom Chronic Gastritis,Peptic Ulcer Disease as well from gall bladder conditions.The endoscopy showed mild patchy gastric erythema which suggest gastritis.You have to wait for biopsy and H PYLORI test report.Treatment if h pylori negative will consist of acid suppression.Follow up with your GI Doctor ...Read more
Erythema nodosum what are the causes of this painful lumps in my legs? Since 2008 taking antibiotics twice! and they always come back, why?
Many possibilities: The most common cause is a smoldering infection in teeth, tonsils, bladder, intestine, or elsewhere. Since yours goes away with antibiotic treatment, that's probably what's happening. It is recurring because the infection is recurring - so your doctor needs to run tests to find the exact location of the infection and treat it more specifically. Certain drugs can cause it too, as can other things. ...Read more
Erythema nodosum for a year. tested for all possible causes any ideas?
Also, ongoing issues with bloating and stomach pain.
Just to be sure...: ...given your symptoms along with presentation of E.nodosum, has Crohn's disease been considered and ruled out? ...Read more
I have superficial gyrate erythema had a biopsy by a family dr should I go to a derm. To find a cause? 2+ yrs. On neck, back, legs, chest, stomach, butt!
Gyrate Erythema: Often no specific cause for the eruptions is found. However, that does not mean that a cause does not exist. I would recommend going to a dermatologist so they can help you try an figure out a possible underlying cause. If the specific cause is identified then that condition can be treated and this will help with the superficial gyrate erythema. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
Colon erythyema: Colon "erythema" just means the colonic lining looked redder-colored than was expected. This can be due to infection, inflammation, ischemia, but it can also be due to mechanical abrasion from the colonoscope, the chemical used to prep your colon, or even staining from having eaten red-colored foods before your test. Your doctor may have taken a biopsy to elucidate cause--give him a call please. ...Read more
Positive: If you do not have active symptoms of tuberculosis and have not received bcg in the past year, then it is likely you have inactive tuberculosis. This means that you have living mycobacterium tuberculosis in your body, contained within a granuloma and potentially could reactivate at some later time. Depending on your age and health you may want to take inh. See a doctor. ...Read more
I have already been diagnosed with rosacea... I did not anything was avaliable to treat erythema?
Pulsed Dye Laser: Pulsed dye laser is an excellent choice for the treatment of facial rosacea. The treatment is very effective and is not painful. It has very little downtime and is done in the office. This should be combined with sun protection. In my opinion, the syneron/candela v-beam perfecta laser is the best pdl. ...Read more
I'vee read that a recently developed erythema ab igni is reversible when stoppng exposure to the source of heat.. Is ths true?!
Yes, if early: Hello, this does depend on how early you catch it. If you notice the changes in skin very soon after using heat, your skin can recover after a period of time. However, if you have caused too much damage to the deeper layers of skin, you may always have this discoloration. The risk of developing skin cancer will also decrease over time with discontinued use if caught early. I hope this helps! ...Read more