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Eczema On The Areola
Stys: It's probably a sty, a moderately inflamed "sweat duct" in the eyelid. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. If it does not get better in a week or gets worse go to your eye doctor. ...Read more
Nerve pain: The 'pain' is interpreted as an itch. The 'bumps' are actually called montgomery glands. ...Read more
Highly unusual: The areola has a modified epithelium similar to eyelids, lips, anus, and foreskin. Because of the extremely thin dermis it is very unusual to form a keloid in these areas which explains the extremely low rate of keloids with breast feeding and circumcisions, hemorrhoids, chapped lips, etc (fortunately). However hypertrophic scars can still form in these areas. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
The rash is like 20 microscopical bumps on each buttocks sides left and right, and under the scrotum flaky skin, antifungal and hydrocortizone using?
Most primary: Care physicians i've worked with and even myself treat eczema and tinea /fungal at the same time with combo of steroid and anti fungal since apperance of the two conditions are very similar.Most dermatologists on the other hand would confidently diagnose each condition thus treat them accordingly.What u r doing seems reasonable to me. Take care! ...Read more
Need more info...: To decide what & how to do with dry skin of penis needs more specifics, relevance, and sequence of events + a direct look. Without such, the following may serve as general care: Just wash & dry gently with no harsh soap or .. and apply topical moisturizing skin cream lightly right after bathing or showering. More? Seek evaluation / counseling or go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best ...Read more
Not sure: Most likely not to worry. but I cant tell since I dont know if red?, blisters? itchy?bleeding? At your age not very likely to be cancer, so don't worry. but, you can get skin rashes like anywhere else there. If you want to try something before going to ur doc, then try a fungus creme( like clotrimazole, they sell in foot section of grocery) otherwise keep it clean and dry... if it fades, ok... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have crusty itchy red rashes around both areolas. On my left breast, the rashes are also on the skin of the breast. I'm 25, not breastfeeding. Help!
Is it safe to try using clotrimazole on a red burning/itching rash on the skin around the outer corners of my eyes?
Normal: There are two types of bumps. The areola has many small glands that produce lubricating secretions for the nipple. These glands get larger as we age, and become more obvious. Also there are erectile muscles beneath the skin of the areola that can can make the areola "bunch up" when it is cold or stimulated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Dry flaky lips: See an allergist or dermatologist to see if it is related to something you contact. Many cases we don't know. Burt's beewax lip balm contains over 95% natural organic materials, which is extremely important for lips with our conditions. Read more: skin forum - what can cause dry flaky lips that peel - ? http://ehealthforum.com/health/topic110235.html#ixzz2jxo3nuim. ...Read more
I'd check with a : Breast surgeon to be sure "eczema" is not bowen's disease, and check for lumps, you are too young for 'screening mammo, " but if there is abnormal finding by an expert, these are next steps. I cannot tell on the on internet about a physical finding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See dermatologist: Can be many things. See a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
I've skin colored mole on face from birth.i noticed that on the top of mole there is a spot of acne.can i use acne balm on that?
Multiple causes: Bumps on the skin that itch is a non-specific rash that suggests allergy. The bumps may be large and evanescent (come and go within 24 hours) more characteristic of hives and respond to antihistamines. The bumps can also be tiny and remain in select areas such as the hands or creases of our arms or legs for a longer period of time characteristic of eczema or a contact allergy. ...Read more
Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)
A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled, itchy blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more