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Facial Psoriasis Symptoms
Same as other areas: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seborrheic-dermatitis/basics/treatment/con-20031872 Nice summary of treatments for seb derm Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Any other causes of malar rash besides lupus & lyme? it definitely isn't rosacea or seb derm due to appearance
What could cause these symptoms: droopy eyelid, facial hair, dry skin, joint pain, and mood swings?
You need to see a MD: These are symptoms that require in depth analysis. See a physician. ...Read more
Itching.: Atopic dermatitis is an itch that rashes (as opposed to a rash that itches) - it's the itching that comes first, and scratching it that causes the rash. The itchiest areas are typically crooks of arms, backs of knees, and sides of neck, although other areas can be involved. Most kids outgrow it, although an unfortunate minority do not. Treatment depends on location and severity. ...Read more
Perioral dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis (pod) is a chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis mainly around the mouth.It mostly occurs in women, although a distinct papular variant occurs in children.The clinical and histologic features of the perioral dermatitis lesions resemble those of rosacea. Patients require systemic and/or topical treatment, an evaluation of the underlying factors, and reassurance. ...Read more
Scalp Psoriasis: Psoriasis in the scalp can appear in a wide range of findings including flaking, scaling, itching, scabbing, bleeding, crusting, hairloss and even scarring if the reaction is very severe. Commonly, it presents as thickened white scaling bumps and plaques that are sometimes itchy, but often not. It is often confused with a fungal infection. See a dermatologists. There are great treatments. ...Read more
Flaky cheeks/eyebrows, burning, red. History of eczema. Elidel, (pimecrolimus) azoles, tea tree worsening problem. Could it be eczema not seb derm?
Can doc tell the difference between ocular rosacea and an allergic reaction? (trigger uncertain.) Burning sensation. Prickly lids. Have facial rosacea
+ana, - lupus tests, yet have 8/11 symptoms of lupus including severe blistering facial rash, antibiotics fail to help, ongoing <1yr, could plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) help?
Metro gel: Usually metro gel on the face can cause nasopharyngitis And headaches. Other adverse experiences reported when using topical metronidazole include skin irritation, transient redness, metallic taste, tingling or numbness of the extremities and nausea. Consult your doctor if you have similar reaction. ...Read more
Possibly: Temporomandibular disorders, jaw pain, orofacial pain or jaw joint problems are terms which denotes chronic jaw pain problem which is not due to any dental pathology. Some of the common symptoms are jaw pain, jaw locking, jaw popping, ear pain, neck pain, severe headaches, ear stuffiness, and face pain and at times tingling. You can contact an orofacial pain dentist (find one on www.Aaop.Org). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Facial redness looks similar to malar pattern; redness also on forehead/chin. ANA negative. Redness isn't as noticeable upon waking. Need more tests?
Distinct path: Each have a distinct pathology. To better distinguish you may want to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Severe facial pain for 4 mos, diagnosis of sinus probs & toothache. Currently have severe facial swelling. Could this be trigeminal neuralgia?
My facial redness doesn't seem to improve with rosacea medications. Is light therapy a better rosacea treatment?
Light therapy may be a better choice if you have tiny visible blood vessels (telangiectasia) on your face: Two options are pulsed dye laser and intense pulsed light therapy. Studies show that light therapy may reduce the appearance of: Facial redness, Flushing, Telangiectasia on the nose and cheeks. Light therapy involves repeat treatments to maintain improved skin appearance. Side effects are usually minimal. They can include temporary redness, loss of skin color and bruising in the treated area. More research is needed to determine how long the light therapy treatments are effective for rosacea and what the long-term risks might be. If you experience persistent rosacea, talk with your doctor to see if light therapy is an option for you. ...Read more
Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes.Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?
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