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Eczema Redness Scales On Face
A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
Yes: Continue to apply the oil to your affected areas twice a day. ...Read more
possibly have Seborrheic, red raised skin blotchy patches & white scale or dandruff flaking in eye brows face ears. looking for natural cures?
Scrub: Suggest you wash face with ivory soap and abrade skin gently with a facial scrub pad. ...Read more
Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?
Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more
Very oily skin no matter how much washed. Painful itchy skin. Rash on back face neck scalp. Skin hurts. New soap. Reaction maybe?
FLAKY NASOLABIALS: This may be seborrheic dermatitis. With no photo i cannot be sure. Shampoo your scalp (yes, scalp) daily with a tar shampoo. Use an o-t-c Hydrocortisone cream daily for a couple of weeks (only). Find out which foods may be causing it; then eliminate them. Cut out stress. If no better, see a dermatologist. Best luck! ...Read more
VisualDX : 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 1 more doctor answer
Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen. As a whole, skin on face is irritant. possibly allergy or eczema?
Bumps on bottom of arms. Not itchy, pink, all on hands. Went to dermatologist & tried coconut oil, oatmeal lotion, fluocinonide, and aloe vera.
What did the dermato: What did the dermatologist say? None of the treatments you mention are likely to be of benefit for this. Your description is not enough for diagnosis. If your dermatologist is stumped he may ask another dermatologist for a consult. How much does it bother you? If not much distress you may wish to give it some timer. I can't believe any dr would charge you $230 ! insurance would pay 1/2 this!. ...Read more
Dry skin: This can be difficult to answer without seeing your feet. Psoriasis can cause scales to form. I would recommend a dermatology consult. The skin is constantly renewing itself. The dry scales are the old skin shedding. There are numerous moisturizers that could be tried. Many podiatrists handle skin problems of the foot, ankle and lower leg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Better options exist: When you have acne, you do not want to dry out your face, as it leads to compensatory oil production. Gentle cleansing is best. A foaming or gel cleanser with therapeutic amounts of compounds like salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic acid or beta hydroxy acid. Stay away from scrubs or buff pads.. For thorough cleansing, use your cleanser with the clarisonic skin care brush. ...Read more
Allergy testing: It sounds as if you are sensitive to one of the ingredients. You may want to try 100% pure products such as lanolin or aloe vera or switch to hypoallergenic products. You may want to incentive the i allergy by undergoing skin testing by an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin sores, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) (side: scalp) , rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples) , itch, leg numbness and skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, fla
Sore/ itchy rash: May be eczema, psoriasis which could respond to steroids but may need stronger treatment if diffuse , folliculitis for which mupirocin topical and bactrim oral if not allergic would help , or autoimmune process . or food intolerence- gluten, milk . Would follow up with dermatologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 mth old.Non crusty non scaly rash at scalp with patchy hairloss n thinning.Rash behind ears.Seborrheic dermatitis? Treatment?If on face what to do?
Get checked.: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
I have a very naturally red face and want to know how to treat it. I moisturize everyday and know that it's not eczema or rosacea. ?
Need more info: Dermatological problems are difficult to diagnose over the internet. My suggestion is to see your family physician and have him/her refer you to a dermatologist as this redness could be anything. ...Read more
One side of my face is itchy swollen and red. I have eczema, occasionally get the skin around my eyebrows irratated but nothing close this?
My face has red splotches and itches but burns when i sweat. Is this eczema or rosecea? I went to the dermatologist but the 1%meds don't work
Have it re-evaluated: 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
Developing a rapid-spreading red and itchy rash on my face. Longstanding family/personal history of eczema. What is the best non-steroidal approach?
I get a hot (not itchy) red rash over my face (ruled out eczema & rosacea) that comes & goes sometimes quickly.Dr's don't know, sed rate test was ok.
Steroid creams help : The rash sounds like an immune response.One can get these even as a stress response. The judicious use of an over the counter steroid cream may help eliminate the rash. An evaluation by an allergist will probably help you find the etiology of the rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have seborrheic eczema on half my face. Doc says its rosacea too. I'm not sure bc it's hardly red. He gave me antibiotics for it. Is that overkill?
How can I identify if my baby has heat rash or eczema? Her rashes are red and its flaky on her face, because of dryness her cheek has a small cut now.
I have small red itchy scaling spot on my face for almost 2 weeks now, could it be psoriasis or eczema? Had before many times eczema on my hand.
I have a red dot rash only on my face, it's painful. They look like pimples with clear fluid. It's spreads everyday. I've tried eczema products. Help?
My 1 month old baby face has become rough and dry. It looks red and very irritated. What is the difference between acne eczema and
acne in newborns?
My son is 10 months old and has red bumps all over his face some look like they are pimples. Told it was eczema but i'm not so sure. Thoughts?
4 mo. Baby has rash behind ear. Raw, red and oozing sticky clear liquid. Rash on face too. What should I use on it? Eczema? Has cradle cap too.
Like this? : Seborrheic dermatitis ("cradle cap") can spread to the face, eyelashes ; behind ears. It can be treated by using z-tar or other anti-dandruff shampoo. Lather up a fingertip's worth, shampoo ; rinse thoroughly. If the scalp is red for more than a few moments, discontinue use. If it looks infected or is very itchy, see her pediatrician for other treatments (miconazole or mild hc creams). ...Read more
Uncircumcised male. Red "patch" showed on head of penis within 24 hours of intercourse. Doctor said it looked like yeast/eczema. Gone in week, common?
My four year old has always had sensitive skin. At times, she breaks out with a flat pink/red dry looking rash clustered mostly on her face, behind her knees, legs and in the folds of her arms on the front side of her elbows. Could it be pediatric eczema?
Hi my gp said had roscea due to red face burning rozex topical cream burns using exzema cream oilatum and lots better could my gp of got wrong?
Possible: No one can be right all the time and some times one needs to see how a patient responds to medication trial to reach the right diagnosis. Your gp might not have been wrong however since there is a chance that you might have had an irritant or allergic reaction to one of the ingredients in the topical cream. If oilatum helped, then the problem is dry skin but you may still have rosacea. ...Read more
Have sensitive and slightly red skin on my cheeks after using 0.2% betamethasone valerate cream on face to get rid of an excezma like break out ?
Stop using it.: Betamethasone is a strong steroid cream that should not be used on the face. Short-term it will cause sensitivity such as what you experienced; long-term it can cause "rebounds", where the rash comes back with a vengeance when you stop using it, or even rosacea. Try an otc Hydrocortisone cream to get rid of the rash, and if that doesn't work, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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