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Can baby acne spread to ears eyelids and head? Can erythema toxicum neonatum occur at 3-4 weeks and spread to those places as well? Red bumps and pus
Rash in newborn: ETN is not likely the cause (usually in first few days to 2 wks). Neonatal acne is common and generally starts around 3 weeks of age. Yes, neonatal acne can cover the areas mentioned. Another common rash to be considered is seborrheic dermatitis — this rash will typically have flaky patches as well. No treatment for acne, severe seborrhea may be tx with low dose steroid (ask your pediatrician) ...Read more
I have very dry/red skin around both eyes under & eyelids. I have tried creams & pills, nothing seems to work. Please help!
Use plain vaseline: You may have simple dry skin or a condition called atophy which is a hyper-sensitivity condition that usually associated with eczyema. To keep the skin on the eyelids and around the eye soft and moist, you can do general warm water cleansing twice daily followed by drying the area and hot compresses. Make sure you keep the skin dry. Then apply a thin layer of plain vaseline to the skin. ...Read more
Can be eye allergy only have itching (swollen and red skin "only when rub")? Or is that blepharitis or eyelid dermatitis? No makeup +cl for long tim
both allergies and: Blepharitis cause itching. Usually the itching is worse with allergies. It is also possible to have both allergies and blepharitis at the same time. ...Read more
I have a piece of red skin in the corner of one eye, it just showed up last week. It seems to be getting a little bigger. Any ideas what it might be?
A skin concealer: Teamine is a skin concealer and is made up of several chemical compounds touted to make your skin healthier/younger looking over time. It comes in different shades/colors thus provides instant cover for the dark-circles. Reportedly, overtime, the ingredients in this concealer helps to tighten the skin and thus provides healthier/younger looking skin under your eyes. Consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin swelling. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Painful skin. It is above my left eye?
Sounds like hives.: Try taking Benadryl as directed on the box. Cool compress will be helpful as well. ...Read more
My left eye waters uncontrollably, and as a result I get red, sore spots that hurt very badly then peel and leave raw red skin under and on the lid.
5th Disease: Caused by parvovirus b19, it presents with high fever and rash appearing like slapped cheeks on young children. It spreads to trunk and extremities looking red and lacy, but resolves in about 2 weeks. Rash may come and go in response to heat over weeks w/o fever. Though very common, this virus can be harmful to a developing fetus. Pregnant women should avoid contact with those who have 5th diseas. ...Read more
1-3 weeks: It is, of course, variable based on each patient. Em is most often self-limited. Mild cases can resolve in 1-2 weeks but more advanced cases can take longer to resolve. ...Read more
Liver disease : You may have liver disease. You should see your dermatologist for the exact cause. ...Read more
Generally Nothing: This is a benign newborn rash that will go away. No therapy is necessary. ...Read more
See below : Stj syndrome is the most severe form of (em) erythema multiforme. Em is a hypersensitivity reaction that occurs in response to meds, infections, or illnesses. Exact cause is unknown but thought to be related to damage to blood vessels of skin then tissue damage. Em minor is caused usually by herpes simplex or mycoplasma. Em major (stj) is usually caused by medications. Stj can be deadly! ...Read more
PPD: The hardness (induration) of the reaction to the test is the basis for determining a positive test. Any erythema visible really has no significance. ...Read more
Why was the colonoscopy done? Erythema means redness and it could be from many reasons, including chronic constipation. By itself is not an item to worry about. You should discuss it with the doctor who performed the colonoscopy.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
What is linear erythema of gastric fundus mean. Just had upper gi and this was one of the findings?
Not much: Linear erythema sounds like what's found on endoscopy after the endoscope is looped in the stomach and presses against its curvature, resulting in some redness. The redness goes away, and doesn't cause any symptoms or problems. It's difficult to understand what your doctor is describing without her providing some more detail. ...Read more
Hi, I've just developed erythema an Inge from a hot water bottle. Will using ice packs help to relieve it?
Good thought: Either cool compress or ice pack would be first line therapy ...Read more