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Suffering frm acid reflux for past 1 year now getting pain in whole throat redness in epiglottis, and now hoarseness or my voice chnged wht should I do?

Suffering frm acid reflux for past 1 year now getting pain in whole throat redness in epiglottis, and now hoarseness or my voice chnged wht should I do?

LPR: You have what sounds like laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). This is a common condition from reflux also known as GERD. Man patients only have LPR symptoms. Aggressive Rx with acid suppression is suggested with a PPI (proton pump inhibitor) such as omeprazole- it may take 4-8 weeks to get better. ...Read more

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I wear a tampon a lot of the time. Is the spot, itchiness and redness due to shaving, dryness or something else?

I wear a tampon a lot of the time. Is the spot, itchiness and redness due to shaving, dryness or something else?

Tampons: Are you referring to interior of vagina, labia etc? Do you mean you wear a tampon even when you don't have a period. The cotton from tampon can be rough and may inflame tissues if you use them "a lot of the time." Take care. ...Read more

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Daughter has spot not sure if its needing med attention. It seems sensitive to touch hydrocortizone cream hasn't decreased redness.

Daughter has spot not sure if its needing med attention. It seems sensitive to touch hydrocortizone cream hasn't decreased redness.

See a dermatologist: For a persistent lesion that is tender or sensitive to touch, I recommend having it evaluated by a dermatologist. It can be various things including infection, an inflammatory disorder, or a type of growth. ...Read more

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Hello, I use maxipeel exfoliating solution three days from now, I experience redness, stinginging feeling, red spot. Is this normal?

Hello, I use maxipeel exfoliating solution three days from now, I experience redness, stinginging feeling, red spot. Is this normal?

Exfoliating agent: Yes you're peeling the upper layers of your skin. It's like suffering a scrape on your skin but in a controlled manner, the skin will is will grow back. If you're thinking that you're having a severe reaction you should see somebody. ...Read more

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I have a brownish spot with a slightly smaller spot next to it in my iris. Should I be concerned? No pain but some occasional slight redness.

I have a brownish spot with a slightly smaller spot next to it in my iris. Should I be concerned? No pain but some occasional slight redness.

Tricky: Dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. And the iris has colors and spots normally. They even slowly change over time.
certainly an eye exam by an MD would be able to tell and find out many other useful screens such as vision and eye pressures. ...Read more

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The spot where my shingles was is still red. Anything I can do to reduce the redness of the skin?

The spot where my shingles was is still red. Anything I can do to reduce the redness of the skin?

Leave it alone: If it is not painful, be thankful. Leave it alone and let nature take its course. Any intervention is only likely to make it worse. ...Read more

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Do all cankers hurt? I've had a white spot for 2 days, and it doesn't hurt. There's no redness around it either also have one on my cheek too.

Do all cankers hurt? I've had a white spot for 2 days, and it doesn't hurt. There's no redness around it either also have one on my cheek too.

I would not think so: White lesions can be many things. It could be a yeast infection but those wipe off with your finger or it could be related to stress. Of course, everyone's tolerance for pain is different. If they persist than see your dentist to get a proper diagnosis, we have good topical medications to treat lesions like that. ...Read more

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Hi doctors. I tried diamond peel procedure on my face but after the procedure. My face got lots of redness spot and look dark. What should I do?

Hi doctors. I tried diamond peel procedure on my face but after the procedure. My face got lots of redness spot and look dark. What should I do?

See Dermatologist: Not sure what happened and qualifications of the therapist. Best if you seek advice from a dermatologist. In the meantime, stay away from the sun, protect with sun screen/block. Use cetaphil as a gentle cleanser and may be helpful to use a topical cortisone to sooth any inflammation. And all times, keep the skin moisturized and not let it dry up or scab. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy spot on my face for about a week now that won't seem to go away. No redness but I see/feel some light bumps... What could it be?

I've had an itchy spot on my face for about a week now that won't seem to go away. No redness but I see/feel some light bumps... What could it be?

Allergy? Herpes?: It could be localized allergic req tion or a variant of herpes simplex.If it is mild you could try Hydrocortisone cream for 1-2 days. If it persists or gets worse see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my back about the size of a dime that is insatiably itchy. There is no redness, rash, or raised area, just an itchy spot. Cause?

I have a spot on my back about the size of a dime that is insatiably itchy. There is no redness, rash, or raised area, just an itchy spot. Cause?

Neurogenic: Nerves or trauma can cause an itch. Creams and oral. Mrdd are available and may need a biopsy seek your doctor for further evaluation and testing and possible treatments. I hope your feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have a large red boil/spot on the end of my nose. What are the best tips to make the redness disappear?

I have a large red boil/spot on the end of my nose. What are the best tips to make the redness disappear?

Warm compresses: It may take some time for this to disappear because it is the result of an inflammatory process which includes increasing the blood supply to the affected area. Using heat may help the rate of clearance. ...Read more

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What would cause intermittent pain in left calf? No redness. Just a small spot at the bottom of the inside of the calf muscle.

Pain in calf: The desciption you give makes me think of a muscle or tendon problem. Could be a tendonitis-an irritation of the tendon from overuse, or a muscle strain/tear.
If it continues have your doctor evaluate. ...Read more

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I've always had quite a large mole. Never had any issues. There is redness around it. To touch it feels like a spot under the skin. Should I worry?

I've always had quite a large mole. Never had any issues. There is redness around it. To touch it feels like a spot under the skin. Should I worry?

Dermatology: Instead of worrying, see your doctor for a dermatology specialty referral and see if it needs to be excised, biopsied, or just watched. If it has changed, see the dermatologist ASAP ...Read more

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I have a hot spot to me not to touch, on my inner thigh. Left side only. No redness or vein that I can see. Any idea what would cause that? 32yr femal

I have a hot spot to me not to touch, on my inner thigh. Left side only. No redness or vein that I can see. Any idea what would cause that? 32yr femal

Hot spot on thigh: May be nerve. Is there a bump? May be ganglion cyst. Do you have DM? May be neuropathy Also. Could be cyst, early abscess, nerve compression (weight pelvic mass) Rarely could be early zoster (shingles) but lesions should come out in 1 week, or MS (usually numbness). F/U with doc/ urgent care ...Read more

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Can I use ice on my spot to reduce redness after a few hours of putting benzoyl peroxide on?

Can I use ice on my spot to reduce redness after a few hours of putting benzoyl peroxide on?

Inflammation: Direct ice on the area of redness may cause temporary numbness from pain and burning. The redness may be in part due to inflammation and ice may have little effect on the inflammation. ...Read more

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What condition is it when there's redness in your eye and there's some kind of white spot in the sclera?

What condition is it when there's redness in your eye and there's some kind of white spot in the sclera?

Pingueculum: The pingueculum is a normal structure the eye makes for protection at the open space on either side of the corneal. It is poorly vascularized, so when the eye gets red for any reason, it stands out because it looks pale compared to the redness around it. This is normal and not a problem. ...Read more

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Age 21/Female: Tender shoulders and tender spot in underarm area. No sign of swelling or redness. Just tender to the touch.

Age 21/Female: Tender shoulders and tender spot in underarm area. No sign of swelling or redness. Just tender to the touch.

Lymph Node?: The under the arm tender spot may possibly be a lymph node. If you are not finding this to resolve in the next 48 hours, you should have an exam with your physician. ...Read more

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My daughter has a whitish spot on iris of her eyeball with redness in sclera area and some pain

Corneal ulcer: The iris is inside the eye and rarely changes except to dilate and contract. The cornea, the clear window at the front of the eye, can develop an ulcer spot (a collection of bacteria) which looks white on top of the iris, causes local redness in the sclera and pain. This can be serious and should be seen by her ophthalmologist. If she is a contact wearer, take them out right away. ...Read more

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Have a white spot on my eye, with local redness it is very painful. I called teladoc and got antibacterial eyedrops but they aren't working?

Have a white spot on my eye, with local redness it is very painful. I called teladoc and got antibacterial eyedrops but they aren't working?

Need to be seen: You should be seen by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. There are many conditions that could cause a painful, red eye with a white spot. These types of things are not effectively diagnosed over the phone and in most cases require an eye doctor to examine you. ...Read more

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I have redness on the bridge of my nose and also about 4 or 5 red spot size blotches on one cheek which sometimes fade and sometimes glow red? Help

I have redness on the bridge of my nose and also about 4 or 5 red spot size blotches on one cheek which sometimes fade and sometimes glow red? Help

Facial redness?: See your primary doctor or a dermatologist, who should be able to ask you detailed questions and examine you to help diagnose and prescribe the best treatment to help improve or resolve the signs and symptoms you are describing. Topical cream and/or laser or light treatment (s) as well as behavioral/ dietary modification may be part of your treatment plan. ...Read more

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Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.

Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: It may occur as a single episode but it often runs a chronic course at the same spot. See your PCP for definitive diagnosis and treatment or referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Will a dark spot remover OTC for under the eyes work to remove redness on my hand caused by psoriasis?

Will a dark spot remover OTC for under the eyes work to remove redness on my hand caused by psoriasis?

Hand spot remover.: This depends on the contents of the spot remover. However, it is my opinion that it will not help. ...Read more

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I have a white spot on the white of my eye with redness and irritation of the tear duct what could it be?

I have a white spot on the white of my eye with redness and irritation of the tear duct what could it be?

Conjunctivitis?: I think you should get it looked at. I can speculate that If there are a lot of prominent blood vessels there can appear to be a white spot where there is a lack of them. Do you have allergies? ...Read more

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I have this random redness on my face there is one spot that looks like acne but the others close to my nose any clue could it be facial celluties?

I have this random redness on my face there is one spot that looks like acne but the others close to my nose any clue could it be facial celluties?

See your doctor.: The only way to definitively diagnose a rash is to see it, so you should see your doctor. This does not sound like cellulitis, but could be impetigo or other infection, or a contact dermatitis. Your doctor should be able to diagnose this once he/she sees you. ...Read more