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Doctor insights on: Chest Redness Causes

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What red blotching on my chest caused from?

What red blotching on my chest caused from?

Redness: Chronic redness can have several causes including rosacea, chronic sun damage, telagectasias or broken blood vessels, a condition called poikiloderma. It would be best to consult a dermatologist or primary care physicain to be correctly diagnosed. ...Read more

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What could cause a red bumpy rash on the chest?

What could cause a red bumpy rash on the chest?

See below: Without seeing the rash with this description, there are many possibilities. It would probably be warranted to seek medical attention if the rash persists. ...Read more

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What causes facial flushing and red neck and chest?

What causes facial flushing and red neck and chest?

It requires medcheck: Flushing of the face and chest occurs in a condition called carcinoid syndrome. But it is usually accompanied by frequent Diarrhea. How are your bowel movements? . if you are having any other symptoms besides redness you should go see your doctor for his/her assessment and physical examination and check your liver. ...Read more

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I am a white, 42 year old male. My skin, specifically my chest region, turns splotchy red after a hot shower or strenuous activity. What causes this?

I am a white, 42 year old male. My skin, specifically my chest region, turns splotchy red after a hot shower or strenuous activity. What causes this?

Hives: This in temporary it is a release of histamine after exercise or pressure from a hot shower. An oral over the counter no tiring antihistamine such as claritin, (loratadine) allegro, or zyrtc could suppress the reaction. ...Read more

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What could cause a red and blotchy neck, chest and face when nervous?

What could cause a red and blotchy neck, chest and face when nervous?

Autonomic nervous sy: Anxiety, anger and fear often can cause a response from our autonomic nervous system unleashing hormones, neurotransmitters which have body responses like flushing of the skin, sweating, increased heart rate, etc. It would be desirable to see therapist who understands the mind/body connection and could use cbt to help to deal with the underlying precipitants to the nervousness. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy task spreading from arms to chest and neck. What causes this?

I have a red itchy task spreading from arms to chest and neck. What causes this?

Rash on Chest: Read this article first that describes common causes and treatments of rashes: http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/rash-age-12-and-older-topic-overview. Without further history, it is hard to pinpoint the cause. Some viral illnesses as well as common eczema and allergies can be the underlying cause. I would make an appointment with a dermatologist and get a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of red lumps on the back, neck and chest and when squeezed lots of blood appears. The bleeding would last for approx 20-30minutes.

What is the cause of red lumps on the back, neck and chest and when squeezed lots of blood appears. The bleeding would last for approx 20-30minutes.

Bleeding Bumps: You need to see a doctor about this. This is a serious condition. The doctor will do some blood tests including a CBC a pt and inr etc to check for clotting among other tests. ...Read more

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What causes my chest to turn red and hot after drinking alcohol?

What causes my chest to turn red and hot after drinking alcohol?

Vasodilatation: Alcohol is a vasodilator. Certain races have poor ability to metabolise alcohol and can get facial flushing too. ...Read more

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I have tiny bumps on my chest for months. They are not red, rarely itchy, and feel like chicken skin. What could cause this? Slowly spreading on chest

I have tiny bumps on my chest for months. They are not red, rarely itchy, and feel like chicken skin. What could cause this? Slowly spreading on chest

Bumps: These could be tiny inclusion cysts or blocked skin pores rather than any other type of pathological eruption. For further concerns consult your physician or a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment suggestions. ...Read more

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Pencil-like red dots, cluster of 2 -4 appear then disappear in an hr. Cause itchiness and rash which then disappears. Have it a week now, neck, chest?

Pencil-like red dots, cluster of 2 -4 appear then disappear in an hr. Cause itchiness and rash which then disappears. Have it a week now, neck, chest?

Hives: These are likely hives (if they are raised). If it is induced by heat (hot shower, exercise etc) it is called cholinergic urticaria. However we will need more details to venture an educated guess. ...Read more

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I have a red rash which affect my face and chest area which scratches me a lot and cause the area to flake up. If I use elidel (pimecrolimus) it goes away?

I have a red rash which affect my face and chest area which scratches me a lot and cause the area to flake up. If I use elidel (pimecrolimus) it goes away?

Red flaky face/chest: It sounds like you may have something called seborrheic dermatitis. Elidel (pimecrolimus) may be helpful, but alternate use of otc anti-dandruff shampoos a couple of times a week may be all you need. There are several types of skin problems that can cause what you describe, so your best bet is to see a dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a bump or a cyst (unsure) of size about half my thumb on my chest for few years. It's red and does not cause any pain but sometimes feel itchy.

I have a bump or a cyst (unsure) of size about half my thumb on my chest for few years. It's red and does not cause any pain but sometimes feel itchy.

Cyst: Most likely since you have had this for a long time without change it is either s cyst or fatty tumor. If worries you or if it changes see your doctor ...Read more

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What causes a rash, red, blotchy, then solid red, on trunk, chest. Not itchy. Hot. No new products on skin or injested.

What causes a rash, red, blotchy, then solid red, on trunk, chest. Not itchy. Hot. No new products on skin or injested.

See Dr.: Unfortunately, rashes are almost impossible to diagnose over the computer. There are multiple causes of rashes, ranging from various allergies to diseases such as lymes, etc. The rash could be somehting simple or something associated with an other underlying condition. See a dr. To get a clinical exam, as the majority of rashes are easy to treat once properly diagnosed. Goodluck. ...Read more

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I got a red rash in 3 patches on my chest and stomach after a colonoscopy. What could have caused it? Should I be worried?

I got a red rash in 3 patches on my chest and stomach after a colonoscopy. What could have caused it? Should I be worried?

Unlikely: If it was related to the colonoscopy, it is because of a drug reaction but allergies to the typical sedation medications used is uncommon. I would recommend following up with your primary care physician to get these areas evaluated if still present. They can make a more accurate diagnosis by getting your history and examining you. ...Read more

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I have about a hundred small red pimples that broke out on my upper chest neck overnight. Abnormal for me. What might have caused this?

I have about a hundred small red pimples that broke out on my upper chest neck overnight. Abnormal for me. What might have caused this?

Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the hair follicles. It appears as a small localized area of pus surrounding the opening of a hair follicle. Older lesions that have lost the pus appear as red bumps surrounding the opening of the follicule. One to hundreds of follicles can be affected anywhere that hair is present. Actually, acne vulgaris, is a form of folliculitis. ...Read more

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What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

See a doctor: It is inappropriate to diagnose your condition based on the description. It would be risky to suggest some possible conditions that cause this. Do the right thing. Show it to a doctor! ...Read more

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What causes red rash under the skin similar to roseca on the face but on hands forearms and chest occasionaly. It comes and goes?

What causes red rash under the skin similar to roseca on the face but on hands forearms and chest occasionaly. It comes and goes?

Sounds like: "adult acne"..... not an uncommon skin disorder its distribution is more widespread...the treatment options are many. In women, hormonal studies are probably indicated (for example Polycystic ovary Syndrome patients have a higher incidence of adult acneiform skin lesions)
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I have ulcers in my mouth and small red acnes under l the skin in my chest what it would be and may stress be a cause for it?

I have ulcers in my mouth and small red acnes under l the skin in my chest what it would be and may stress be a cause for it?

Stress is good: Most "stress" is helpful -- it keeps us from doing nothing and wasting our lives, and provides the discomfort we need to make us achieve and be fulfilled. The "stress" that comes from abuse or impossible situations needs to be managed, and we can learn new patterns of thinking to cope better. Acne and mouth sores are only marginally stress-related & best managed medically. Cheers. ...Read more