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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

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

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Skin Redness (Definition)

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I have very dry/red skin around both eyes under & eyelids. I have tried creams & pills, nothing seems to work. Please help!

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

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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

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

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Why would I have red skin around my eyebrows?

Why would I have red skin around my eyebrows?

Most commonly : Seen after waxing or depilation treatments. Topical steroids may help. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Several things: A common red growth in that area is what is termed a pyogenic granuloma — a sort of heaped up healing tissue which can grow bigger and sometimes bleeds there are other rarer possibilities. See your ophthalmologist for evaluation and removal if needed. ...Read more

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What can be done to fix under eye puffiness and blotchy red skin?

What can be done to fix under eye puffiness and blotchy red skin?

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

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Erythema dyschromicum perstans, what is this?

Erythema dyschromicum perstans, what is this?

Ashy Dermatosis: Erythema dyschromicum perstans (ashy dermatosis) It is a benign skin condition which causes grey patches on the face, neck & trunk. ...Read more

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What causes antral erythema?

What causes antral erythema?

Check out this link: About gastritis. Take care! http://www.Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=88860. ...Read more

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What's erythema infectiosum?

What's erythema infectiosum?

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

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What does palmar erythema look like?

What does palmar erythema look like?

see details: Redness on the palm of your hands. It is flat and there are not usually any raised areas. ...Read more

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Is erythema around a mole ever normal?

Is erythema around a mole ever normal?

No: At best, a mole surrounded by erythema is an inflamed mole. At worst, it can be a warning sign for melanoma. Please see your dermatologist immediately to have the mole properly diagnosed and managed. ...Read more

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Erythema multiforme how long does the rash last?

Erythema multiforme how long does the rash last?

It depends: It depends on the severity of the rash, the underlying cause and the treatment used. ...Read more

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Compare steven johnson syndrome/erythema multiforme?

Compare steven johnson syndrome/erythema multiforme?

Degree: Erythema multiforme is an allergic skin condition usually due to a medication or an infection. It may be mild but can also have a severe life-threatening form called erythema multiforme major or stevens-johnson syndrome. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Palmar erythema?

What is the definition or description of: Palmar erythema?

Palmar erythema: Palmar erythema = redness of palms (especially thenar & hypothenar eminences). ...Read more

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How long does rash associated with erythema multiforme last?

How long does rash associated with erythema multiforme last?

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

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What does the sudden development of palmar erythema indicte?

What does the sudden development of palmar erythema indicte?

Liver disease : You may have liver disease. You should see your dermatologist for the exact cause. ...Read more

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How do pediatricians treat their own kids with erythema toxicum?

How do pediatricians treat their own kids with erythema toxicum?

Generally Nothing: This is a benign newborn rash that will go away. No therapy is necessary. ...Read more

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I need information about steven johnson syndrome, and erythema multiforme.?

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

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How should erythema (redness) at the test site, of a TB test, be interpreted?

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

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Colonoscopy stated erythema in descending colon, what does this mean and should i be worried?

Depends: 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.
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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

Red Skin (Definition)

= erythema of the outermost layer of ...Read more