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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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White reddish dime sized lump on my face. ?

Multiple causes: THis is something that should be examined and if anything looks suspicious biopsied or removed completely. You didn't say how long it has been there or if it is changing in color and or size which is important to know. ...Read more

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Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch what could it be?

Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch what could it be?

Almost anything: It could be an allergic reaction to something that touched your skin, or an irritant (non-allergic) reaction, or a fungal infection (ringworm), or any number of other things. A dermatologist needs to see it in person to narrow down the possibilities. ...Read more

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Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch, what could it be?

Flat red spot on my face looks like a reddish skin patch, what could it be?

Needs to be seen: This could be a precancer (actinic keratosis), a full blown skin cancer, eczema, a boil, or many other possibilities. It should be evaluated by a healthcare professional if lasting more than a week. ...Read more

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A white raised spot on forskin?

A white raised spot on forskin?

Cyst: If its been there for a while and asymptomatic it may be simply a benign common cyst. However if it grows or multiplies it may be a sexually transmitted issue such as a genital wart. ...Read more

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Small spot on my face beneath right eye looks like skin rash/irritated skin/sunburn. Anything i can put on it?

Small spot on my face beneath right eye looks like skin rash/irritated skin/sunburn. Anything i can put on it?

Topical steroid: I would try a 1% Cortaid (hydrocortisone) like cream twice a day for a couple of days. This should help--if not---please see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Lump on neck, lump on back of tongue, white spot on tonsil, red dots on tongue (look like large paepelle), white coating on tongue, ear/throat pain.

Lump on neck, lump on back of tongue, white spot on tonsil, red dots on tongue (look like large paepelle), white coating on tongue, ear/throat pain.

Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is "super sore", recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat infections can occur along with tongue and ear symptoms. ...Read more

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White spot on nipple any probblem?

White spot on nipple any probblem?

Several things: They may be blocked mild ducts or normal montgomery glands. If they are new, cause you pain, discomfort or are worsening, please have them examined. They may be normal and they can even be associated with pregnancy. ...Read more

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Pimple on face dots in it and hurts?

Pimple on face dots in it and hurts?

Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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Red spot on my penis head what is it?

Red spot on my penis head what is it?

See Your Doctor: Unfortunately, it is something that would need to be seen to diagnose. Please see your doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have prefect tiny white circle spots on my skin?

I have prefect tiny white circle spots on my skin?

Dr.'s exam can tell: A whitish spot might be eczema, especially if it is a bit dry or itches a bit. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can look at it if it doesn't go away with simple treatment. Sometimes the spot can be a birthmark, ringworm (fungus), or some other disorder. Simple treatment of a spot (non-fungus, non-birthmark) means trying over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream three-times-a-day for a week. ...Read more

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White bump on my eyelid?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Do hives on my face look like small white head pimples?

Do hives on my face look like small white head pimples?

White head pimples: White head pimples on face may be due to milia. Milia are small deposits of keratin under the skin forming cyst like structures. It is abenign condition zthey are best removed by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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White patches on my face ?

White patches on my face ?

Would need more info: than what you have given in order for doctors to help you. Please provide more information. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Sparse red dots on penis head with white discharge on the head and under. What is it?

Sparse red dots on penis head with white discharge on the head and under. What is it?

Difficult to tell: Many things may cause red dots and discharge from your penis. Common causes are viral/bacterial infections. Less commonly an allergic reaction or cancer can present like this. See a doctor to get evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes dime size red spots on skin?

What causes dime size red spots on skin?

Not certain.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Spot on face that i picked and went away but i kept picking the scab. Now the scab is hard and white, like hard skin. If i pick it, it comes back?

Face spot: Please see your doctor and avoid picking at the spot on your face. It may get infected or worse. The more you do that the more scarring may occur. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My daughter 8 years old has white spot on face due to dandruff?

My daughter 8 years old has white spot on face due to dandruff?

See your doctor: The white spots your daughter having on her face may be due to dandruff or any other fungal infection ,or hypo pigmentation .Children usually have white spots now and then - they disappear on their own.Better consult your doctor for the diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have many dark spot on face.How can I romove it?

I have many dark spot on face.How can I romove it?

Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of dark spots/freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! consult doc if you want it permanent. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is the spot on face cancer?

Is the spot on face cancer?

Can not tell: without seeing the spot. Your pcp can advice. If in doubt biopsy is the only way to confirm cancer ...Read more

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Any home remedy for brown spot on face?

Any home remedy for brown spot on face?

Brown spot: Egsplants extract. Is frequently used . Please check with you dr the type of spot , determine and be safe. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark spot on face fast?

How to get rid of dark spot on face fast?

Ask your DR for a: Depigmenting cream or try this asian product - sebo de macho. Follow up with your dr. Take care ! ...Read more

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Small flat spot on face. Should i be worried? I think it might be a flat wart or verruca?

Small flat spot on face. Should i be worried? I think it might be a flat wart or verruca?

See your doctor: It is appropriate to get an accurate diagnosis before proceeding with a treatment plan. See your doctor to get a diagnosis and a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have a dark spot on face about 10 years , i head a treatment one year in greeace and hear about 4 month (lytera) and nothing happens , what can do?

I have a dark spot on face about 10 years , i head a treatment  one year in greeace  and hear about 4 month (lytera) and nothing happens , what can do?

Unknown lesion: A "dark spot" on your face could be many things: a mole, a sunspot, melasma, skin cancer, a hemangioma, etc. From your question, i can't tell if the treatment you had was laser or they gave you a topical cream. In any case, your dark spot should be evaluated by a dermatologist who will diagnose your lesion and treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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Is betnovate n cream reduces blackness and black spot on face??? Can I use this cream??

Is betnovate n cream reduces blackness and black spot on face??? Can I use this cream??

Topical steroid: First know why you have these dark spots on the face, Betnovate is a steroid cream, it may thin the skin. Do not use unless the examining physician tells you to do so. ...Read more

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Rash spot on face for 2 months now have tried everything from anti tingle cream to hydrocorizone and nothing seems to make it go away. What is it? ?

Rash spot on face for 2 months now have tried everything from anti tingle cream to hydrocorizone and nothing seems to make it go away. What is it?
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See your doctor: If you have already tried over the counter treatments and have not seen a physician you probably need to be seen. If you have received prescription medications without relief, i would recommend a referral to a dermagologist (skin specialist) for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dx w malignant melanoma today..Surgery scheduled. Symptoms it has spread? Body check was negative. Small spot on face.

Dx w malignant melanoma today..Surgery scheduled. Symptoms it has spread? Body check was negative. Small spot on face.

Depth: The risk of melanoma spreading to other parts of your body depends on the thickness of your primary melanoma. Usually I recommend that a lymph node biopsy be performed for melanomas that are thicker than 0.76mm or those with other worrisome features. ...Read more

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Husband has a fixed spot on face where 1 white hair follicle of thread like texture appears which is easy to pull out too. Any idea what this cud be?

Husband has a fixed spot on face where 1 white hair follicle of thread like texture appears  which is easy to pull out too. Any idea what this cud be?

In grown hair?: sounds like this is an in gown hair. If it is troublesome and you can remove the hair, you should do it. Clean the skin week before trying. If this does not work you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is best peel chemical for dark spot on face glycolic acid or tretinoin?

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What is best peel chemical for dark spot on face glycolic acid or tretinoin?

Chemical peel: There is no best. It depends on your skin color and the problem that you are trying to resolve . In general Alpha or beta hydro ya i'd peels are more effective than tretinoin. ...Read more

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Can tiny flat pale red spot on face, only be a basal cell carcinoma? No bleed, no pit, at times some tiny flaky edges. Are there other possibilities?

Can tiny flat pale red spot on face, only be a basal cell carcinoma? No bleed, no pit, at times some tiny flaky edges. Are there other possibilities?

Yes: Better see a dermatologist, hard to commit to a diagnosis, even provisionally, without good history, physical examination and possible biopsy, take care ...Read more