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Does the red, dry, bumpy spot on the back of my 3 month old sons head need attention? I noticed a red circle about the size f of a quarter on the back of my 3 month olds head after his 2 month check up. It stays dry, and it it raised a bit and it's seems

Does the red, dry, bumpy spot on the back of my 3 month old sons head need attention? I noticed a red circle about the size f of a quarter on the back of my 3 month olds head after his 2 month check up. It stays dry, and it it raised a bit and it's seems

Difficult: Difficult to tell without a clinical examination, but possibilities include ringworm of the scalp, eczema, psoriasis, and other...I would recommend you see a dermatologist for evaluation. Read more about these possibilities at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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I have a small patch of bumpy skin on my face. The bumps are not red, nor do they itch or hurt. Is this just dry skin? Or maybe acne?

I have a small patch of bumpy skin on my face. The bumps are not red, nor do they itch or hurt. Is this just dry skin? Or maybe acne?

Facial lesions: Bumps on the face could be multiple things. Acne will turn red eventually. Eczema (associated with dry skin) can result in bumps that may or may not itch. A fungal infection would gradually spread and may not itch. If the bumps have a small central pit it could be a benign infection called Molluscum that resolves over time. Using steroids like hydrocortisone will worsen a fungal infection. ...Read more

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How to treat redness and dry skin on the face?

How to treat redness and dry skin on the face?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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

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How can I get rid of redness and dry skin on the face?

How can I get rid of redness and dry skin on the face?

Dry skin: Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire body w soap every day. Use soap on areas that are dirty or where body ...Read more

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I have like a circle shape of redness on the right side of my head. Just above my ear. It doesn't itch, or hurt, and it's not really bumpy. What is it?

I have like a circle shape of redness on the right side of my head. Just above my ear. It doesn't itch, or hurt, and it's not really bumpy. What is it?

Don't know: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is this rosacea? Irritated skin from reaction to a product. Didn't settle. Burning, warmth, redness. Dry skin. Now tingling and face is mildy red with some flushing in eves. Triggers:heat&emotion

Is this rosacea? Irritated skin from reaction to a product. Didn't settle. Burning, warmth, redness. Dry skin. Now tingling and face is mildy red with some flushing in eves. Triggers:heat&emotion

Could be or allergy: If you have those symptoms as a reaction to a product it sounds more like allergy or allergic dermatitis. You may also have rosacea, which can result in flushing and facial redness especially with heat, stress or alcohol triggers. Either way you should see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do about my face? I have redness all over, and dry skin on my cheeks, around my nose, and my forehead. I've tried to moisterize my face about every half hour. If I put anykind of lotion on it, it just keeps burning.

What should I do about my face? I have redness all over, and dry skin on my cheeks, around my nose, and my forehead. I've tried to moisterize my face about every half hour. If I put anykind of lotion on it, it just keeps burning.

Perhaps: Perhaps you have seborrheic dermatitis? This is a common condition this time of year and if typically found on the scalp or face. On the face, it is seen as red, scaly areas on the forehead, between the eyebrows (or on the middle part of the eyebrows), and beside the nose. Typical treatment would be Ketoconazole Cream and/or desonide cream which can prescribed by a dermatologist. Otc options might include Cortaid (hydrocortisone) which can help some patients. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Face-skin dry/litle bit of redness around cheeks/few pimples and blackheads. Wat drugstore cleanser should I use that won't dry out my face?

Face-skin dry/litle bit of redness around cheeks/few pimples and blackheads. Wat drugstore cleanser should I use that won't dry out my face?

Cetaphil Restoraderm: Cetaphil restoraderm cleanser and moisturizer are intended for individuals with eczema or very dry skin and can be used on face as well as body. Otherwise, they also make a gentle cleanser that might work as well. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on face, skin redness or irritation and dry or cracking skin and scalp and eyebrows. What Can I do to treat it?

I am experiencing rash on face, skin redness or irritation and dry or cracking skin and scalp and eyebrows. What Can I do to treat it?

Seborrhea: This sounds like what is called seborrheic dermatitis or seborrhea. First try to use a water based moisturizer such as Cetaphyl. If this doesn't work try over the counter cortisone, twice a day for 2-3 days at a time. If you still are having trouble, then go see your dermatologist. Unfortunately, seborrhea is a chronic condition. There is no cure for it. So treat it only when it's active. ...Read more

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Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Dermatitis: It depends on what is really going on and should be seen by a doctor. It could be contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, Lupus, Rosacea, and other etiologies. Each condition would be approached a little different in regards to work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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Experiencing some scalp redness or irritation, scalp tenderness to touch and felt like sunburn on top of head. Few small red `spots' seen at top of head. Dr says dry scalp. Washed hair daily, used hair spray frequently. Stopped routine. Treatment?

Experiencing some scalp redness or irritation, scalp tenderness to touch and felt like sunburn on top of head. Few small red `spots' seen at top of head. Dr says dry scalp. Washed hair daily, used hair spray frequently. Stopped routine. Treatment?

Dry hair: Shampoos are more drying than soap as they remove more hair oils. If you use shampoos it's important to follow with a hair conditioner to restore oils for your hair and scalp. A skilled beautician can evaluate your hair and advise you about its status and give you advice on your hair care and hair care products. ...Read more

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Why do I have red blotches on my face and it dry skin to?

Why do I have red blotches on my face and it dry skin to?

Seborrhea: Seborrhea can cause redness and scaling and will respond to either 1 per cent Hydrocortisone or topical antifungals such as ketoconazole, Miconazole or perhaps lotrimin. This can be accompanied by dandruff. A prescription treatment which is sometimes useful for long term relief is Eurax (crotamiton) lotion which decrease demises which lives in skin. ...Read more

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What is this dry, red, itchy skin on my face?

What is this dry, red, itchy skin on my face?

Red facial skin: Many issues can cause this such as dry skin, eczema, contact dermatitis, or other issues. Try using eucerin sensitive lotion to keep it moist and topical Hydrocortisone cream 1% otc. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Could you tell me ways I can improve the appearance of my skin, my face is dry, flaky & red?

Could you tell me ways I can improve the appearance of my skin, my face is dry, flaky & red?

I think eczema: seborrhea or rosacea. All are treated quite differently. I would see a dermatologist to find out the true diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Until then you can try Eucerin calming cream ...Read more

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Needing expert help. I have dry, red, chapped, and extremely flaky skin on my face. How do I help all these skin issues go away?

Needing expert help. I have dry, red, chapped, and extremely flaky skin on my face. How do I help all these skin issues go away?

Psorias?: See a dermatologist. You may need steroid creams to effectively treat. Zinc is also good. It should be looked at to know which treatment will work best. ...Read more

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Does skin barrier heal itself? I have dry red patches on my face. Currently only using Egyptian Magic cream. Is that enough or add moiturizer also?

Does skin barrier heal itself? I have dry red patches on my face. Currently only using Egyptian Magic cream. Is that enough or add moiturizer also?

Patches egyptian mag: Unclear if the red patches are eczema, allergy/ food intolerance, acne or rosacea. Though Egyptian magic contains ingredients that are natural it has not undergone rigorous testing. I would not add moisturizer to it because then you adding and making a new product beside it has olive oil. F/u/ w/ derm to determinen the underlying cause and treatment ...Read more

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Since I've been out of the sun the skin on my face &chest is very sensitive. There are red dry patches that itch &flake off painfully. Is there a cure?

Since I've been out of the sun the skin on my face &chest is very sensitive. There are red dry patches that itch &flake off painfully. Is there a cure?

Porphyria? Photoderm: It is very difficult to tell what you have without additional history and actually examining your skin to tell what you have. Some medication/chemicals can cause photodermatitis--means you breakout with sun exposure. Porphyria cutanea tarda can be an underlying cause of your trouble (google it)--this is probably a disease other people feared --vampires (the sun burns) of the old days. ...Read more

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Penis head, dry, flakey, and red. What can I do for relief?

Penis head, dry, flakey, and red. What can I do for relief?

Here are some. ..: See a urologist so to work together & see what can be done about it. If hygiene-related, improve it with gentle cleansing / drying; if long-tight-foreskin-related, consider circumcision; if overuse-related, moderate its use and be gentle. Clinically, gingerly applying cream for dry skin could be tried. If still in doubt, see urologist or dermatologist timely. At times, coping is the only means... ...Read more

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I have capillaries showing in my face I have pale skin sometimes I get dry red patches why does this occur?

I have capillaries showing in my face I have pale skin sometimes I get dry red patches why does this occur?

Possible rosacea: You might have rosacea. I would advise you to see a dermatologist for a difinative diagnosis, as skin problems are nearly impossible to diagnose when not seen in person. ...Read more

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Hi dr this month I started getting red dots that are smooth and painless on my penis head and the one on the side looks a little dry help me?

Hi dr this month I started getting red dots that are smooth and painless on my penis head and the one on the side looks a little dry help me?

Most likely fungus: Sounds like a fungal infection to me. Try applying a good athlete's foot cream. If you've got a sexual partner, she may have a yeast infection, which could be the source. She should get treated, too. By the way, I'm from Stockton. Graduated from Lincoln High in 1960. ...Read more

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I have a scab on my face that now has dry scally skin around it that's red how to I treat it without making it worse or the scab lasting longer?

I have a scab on my face that now has dry scally skin around it that's red how to I treat it without making it worse or the scab lasting longer?

Origin of the scab..: First of all, what caused the scab, and where is it on your face.....???? These clues give the specialist a way to diagnose and possibly treat your problem....!!!! ...Read more

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Smooth red dots in my penis dry around my penis head and foreskin?

Smooth red dots in my penis dry around my penis head and foreskin?

Normal: Tiny glands on the male penis can resemble boils when irritated ...Read more

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Itchy bumps won't go away on my face, if I scratch my skin raises and gets so dry and a dark red color. What is it?

Itchy bumps won't go away on my face, if I scratch my skin raises and gets so dry and a dark red color. What is it?

Many answers: Your rash needs to be examined by a doctor who may refer you to a dermatologist. If you blush easily, these bumps may be from rosacea. ...Read more

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My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?

Dr. Johnny Roy Dr. Roy
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My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?

See remark: You may have infection from what you describe?
You are uncircumcised. Please sit a tub of warm soapy water for 5 minutes 2 times a day, After drying apply some antibiotic ointment to area.
Do this for couple of days. If no response, check with a doctor, or visit local health clinic in your town.
Good luck ...Read more

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Doctor my face itch and I have reddness all time. Its so itching and sumtimes my skin peels after I itch. My face becomes so dry after washing?

Doctor my face itch and I have reddness all time. Its so itching and sumtimes my skin peels after I itch. My face becomes so dry after washing?

Avoid washing your: Face with hot water. Use moisturizer to your face. If it does not get any better in a couple weeks see a skin doctor. ...Read more