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Roundish mostly flast red dry spot on cheek- itches sometimes.I don't know if it is eczema or ringworm.1 month ago had same prob and derm said eczema?

Roundish mostly flast red dry spot on cheek- itches sometimes.I don't know if it is eczema or ringworm.1 month ago had same prob and derm said eczema?

So it is probably ec: Probably eczema. WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR IT? DOES IT HELP? Eczema is typically chronic and recurrent. If you are not satisfied with current treatment return to the dermatologist. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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I have a rash on my cheek that has discoloration and itches badly.

I have a rash on my cheek that has discoloration and itches badly.

See dermatologist: Itchy rash on the cheek could be hallmark of several skin as well as systemic conditions. You should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My left cheek and under my bottom lip itches, why?

My left cheek and under my bottom lip itches, why?

Need to look at it: The information you provide is not enough for us to guess what might cause your cheek and lips to itch. Skin diseases need to be seen and examined. You should check it with your local physician. ...Read more

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I have rash on my butt that doesn't go away. Also at times my rectum itches so bad. What can this be? The rash is on my right butr cheek looks dry but at times flares up and feels like bumps. My rectum sometimes itches so bad & my vagina at one point itch

I have rash on my butt that doesn't go away. Also at times my rectum itches so bad. What can this be? The rash is on my right butr cheek looks dry but at times flares up and feels like bumps. My rectum sometimes itches so bad & my vagina at one point itch

Number one cause of: This, pruritus ani, itchy butt, is excessive caffeine. Beer also tends to make this worse as does excessive perspiration. Stop all caffeine and beer and use cornstarch powder liberall to the area several times per day and at bedtime. Caffeine classicly causes the itching especially if it wakes from your sleep at night. ...Read more

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I see rashes near the eye and also burning sensation at the upper cheek which gives me discomfort. It itches me a lot what is happening to me?

I see rashes near the eye and also burning sensation at the upper cheek which gives me discomfort. It itches me a lot what is happening to me?

Should be seen!: From your brief description i would be concerned about zoster. This could also be some form of dermatitis, maybe a contact dermatitis. However, based on what you have said i really think you should be seen very soon to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed strep throat and now i have a blistery rash on my cheek and it is painful burns and itches what can i do to help it go away?

 Was diagnosed  strep throat and now i have a blistery rash on my cheek and it is painful burns and itches what can i do to help it go away?

Hard to say: It is hard to say without visualizing this rash. Several possibilities come to mind which are common. You may have an shingles rash, which is a is a blistery, painful itchy rash which covers in the distribution of your nerve roots (dermatomes, we say) Could possibly be impetigo, a bacterial skin infection. I would start with topical neosporin for this. For treatment will need Prime Exam ...Read more

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I do not have insurance to go to dermatologist and I have this red blotches/pimplies bumps only on left butt cheek for 3 mnths only itches...its profile pic? It does not hurt either or burn.

I do not have insurance to go to dermatologist and I have this red blotches/pimplies bumps only on left butt cheek for 3 mnths only itches...its profile pic? It does not hurt either or burn.

Blotches and pimples: It is difficult to tell what is the cause of these lesions without seeing them. It would be in your best interest to have a doctor take a look since you have had them for 3 months. ...Read more

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7 year old girl, red spot on cheek, no itching, size of zit, has been present for 5 days and no changes. What could this be?

7 year old girl, red spot on cheek, no itching, size of zit, has been present for 5 days and no changes.  What could this be?

Umm, hard to say.: Skin rashes are most difficult to diagnose without actually examining them. Can you feel the spot? Is it crusted? Ever have it before? Since the area is now raising concern, perhaps it would be wise to have your pediatrician or dermatologist examine. Then specific treatment could be discussed with more accuracy. Pimples, especially if increasing in number, in 7-yr-old poses bothersome questions... ...Read more

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A small area of skin on my butt cheek has been itching for a few months, I just felt a lump under my skin in that area. What could it be?

A small area of skin on my butt cheek has been itching for a few months, I just felt a lump under my skin in that area. What could it be?

May be brewing: infection, such as folliculitis, or abscess formation. Or it could be a large lymph node with infection somewhere else. See a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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