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Help please? What is the best treatment for facial rash?

Help please? What is the best treatment for facial rash?

Depends on the cause: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Rash On Face (Definition)

Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more


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Can any doc tell me what's the best treatment for facial rash?

Can any doc tell me what's the best treatment for facial rash?

Too general...: A facial rash can be a sign of sunburn, rosacea, cellulitis, acne, lupus, side effects of medications (flushing symptoms), dermatitis due to topical preparations/soaps/lotions, signs of viral infection (exanthems), fungal infection, just to name a few. Get to a doctor so they can look at this and begin to tender a diagnosis. Only then could a proper recommendation and/or treatment be made. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for rash on. Face due to hair removal cream?

What is the treatment for rash on. Face due to hair removal cream?

Stop the cream: The facial skin is thinner than other parts of the body skin and is much more reactive. Hair removal cream is mostly for legs and the trunk and should be kept away from the eyes. If you face has gotten a rash, you might also be allergic. Stop the cream, wash off the skin and use an emmolient. You might try a light application of cortisone 0.5% cream from your drug store. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for my son's facial rash?

What are some treatments for my son's facial rash?

Depends on age: Your son's age, health status, and environment are necessary variables to answer your question. In young children facial rashes are common and innocuous. If it has suddenly appeared, it could be "fifth's disease." I've included a picture of fifth's (parvovirus b19). ...Read more

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My fingertips turned blue, felt faint, and rash on face. I have some other symptoms too but I don't know if they're related. What could this be?

My fingertips turned blue, felt faint, and rash on face. I have some other symptoms too but I don't know if they're related. What could this be?

Circulatory/vascular: It certainly sounds like a problem related to the circulatory system. It can be heart or vascular related. You should contact an internist/cardiologist that could properly evaluate your clinical condition and perform a proper examination of your problem ...Read more

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Mysterious & sudden skin rash on face. I don't know how this happened. Help?

Mysterious & sudden skin rash on face. I don't know how this happened. Help?

Mystery: The mystery will remain until someone looks at the rash and identifies the problem. You should see a doctor to examine you and elucidate the problem. ...Read more

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My six month old nephew has a facial rash on his cheek and chin which gets inflamed and doesn't want to clear up it has been 4 months now?

My six month old nephew has a facial rash on his cheek and chin which gets inflamed and doesn't want to clear up it has been 4 months now?

Hard to say: This is the common site and age for eczema to appear in infants. It tends to be chronic and also affect other sites. Skin issues are very visual and a visit to his doc for an exam could rule this in or out. ...Read more

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Will sudocreme be good for my facial rash?

Will sudocreme be good for my facial rash?

Not sure: You need to identify what is causing the rash before you put anything on it, so not sure anyone can answer your question until they examine you. Consult your doctor about it and don't put anything on your rash until then as it may make it worse. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: rash on face?

What is the definition or description of: rash on face?

Various descriptions: Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have painful reoccurring facial rash, what should I do?

I have painful reoccurring facial rash, what should I do?

Get it looked at: Go see a doctor, because a painful rash has me concerned for shingles. I can't diagnose this in this format, but a good exam should be able to determine if this is present. It can be treated/controlled for the most part, but could be problematic if around/associated with the eye (s). So, go get it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I use benedryl for rash on face?

Can I use benedryl for rash on face?

You can try: You can try. Depending on what is the cause of facial rashes, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might work completely or not. Anti-histamine works well for hives, other than that, it only relieve itchiness. You should go see a local doctor or your rashes persist. ...Read more

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What could cause a facial rash on an infant?

What could cause a facial rash on an infant?

There are at least..: ...5 types of perfectly normal infant face rashes that do not require treatment, and a bunch that do - the answer to your question depends on which rash this is. ...Read more

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Can tanning beds cause facial rash?

Can tanning beds cause facial rash?

Yes: There is often a photosensitivity reaction following tanning that should resolve in a couple of days. It is similar to a mild sunburn. Heat rash would be from excessive sweating and could also happen. It is self resolving in about 3 days, after peeling. You can use an aloe and Lidocaine gel on your skin for comfort. You can also pick up warts and bacterial skin infections from a tanning bed. ...Read more

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Rash on face when ankles are swollen?

Swollen ankles: If your ankles are swollen this may be caused from something happening systemically. I would see your pcp for a full work up. ...Read more

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Rash on face from coconut oil, what can I use?

Pimples?: Some people cannot tolerate too much oil on the face because it may induce pimples although less likely at your age. About 85% of the people after puberty have a mold residing normally at their skin (pityrosporum ovale) which thrives on oil and may cause seborrhea on some people. Use a less oily moisturizer on you face and if still troublesome, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I deal with allergy rash on face/body?

How can I deal with allergy rash on face/body?

Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be looked at to know what it is. Try to use lots of moisturizer. Keeping your skin moist makes it healthy. Both allergist or dermatologist can see and treat itchy skin rashes. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of rash on face?

What's the best way to get rid of rash on face?

Depends on…: …the cause of the rash: razor burn, acne, rosacea, shingles, contact dermatitis, drug reaction, photodermatitis, phytophoto- dermatitis, etc. Rashes are difficult to diagnose without good history & direct observation. See fp or dermatologist. Be sure to take along list of meds (rx & otc) as well as supplements you take & how you've treated rash already. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for urticaria rash on face?

Avoid agent: Whatever caused the urticaria needs to be avoided, such as make up product, lipstick, shampoo, hairdye, etc. See an allergist to diagnose the trigger and treat it properly. ...Read more

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I have a rash on face, neck and chest. What could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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

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How would doctors recommend I treat red rash on face after shaving?

Irritating: Can you go without shaving for 7--10 days? Also try little shaving cream in small area on face for 20 minutes and wash it of see if it causes itchiness. Donot irritate the face everyday let it heal with otc 1 % h-c cream. Pure aloe helps too. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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With Lupus, do u get a PERMANENT rash on face, or does it come and go?

With Lupus, do u get a PERMANENT rash on face, or does it come and go?

Depends: Facial rash of Lupus can manifest itself very different from person to person. Some patients will have a rash that is persistent. Others will have it for periods of time only. ...Read more

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I have a bad rash on face and chest after being troll sprayed, what to do?

I have a bad rash on face and chest after being troll sprayed, what to do?

Hmmm?: I have been looking on- line to get a definition for troll spray - and found out the the term is used for quite a few things. Without having a better idea of Exactly what you are referring to - can't comment on what you should do. ...Read more

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My child has a slight fever and a light rash on face. What are these symptoms of?

My child has a slight fever and a light rash on face. What are these symptoms of?

Viral exanthum: Rashes associated with fever in children are often caused by viral infections. We call these 'exanthums'. These rashes are generally harmless and go away when the infection resolves. Rashes associated with very high fevers, lethargy, rapid progression, vomiting or other concerning symptom require immediate evaluation. Rash associated with sore throat can be Strep infection & requires Rx meds. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my child has a slight fever and a light rash on face what could it be?

What do you suggest if my child has a slight fever and a light rash on face what could it be?

Viral exanthum: Rashes associated with fever in children are often caused by viral infections. We call these 'exanthums'. These rashes are generally harmless and go away when the infection resolves. However, rashes associated with very high fevers, lethargy, rapid progression, vomiting or other concerning symptom require immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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Been having persistent rash on face for several months. It goes away with oral steroids but then comes right back. What could it be?

Been having persistent rash on face for several months. It goes away with oral steroids but then comes right back. What could it be?

Urticaria: If it goes away on steroids then it is an allergic reaction. If it comes back then it is an indication that the thing causing the allergy is still in your system - I would see your doc for full allergy testing to identify the cause. ...Read more

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Fever and rash on face and palms?

Fever and rash on face and palms?

Infection, see md: This represents an infection- viral, strep most likely. Rarely the can also represent other rarer infections which can be serious. It is I portent to be seen for examination and series of blood tests to determine cause. Untreated this may involve internal organs- heart, kidney etc. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more