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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Red Dots On The Skin

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Tb i had my skin test - redness 40 mm i will do the chest xray tomorrow ! but am i contagious ? What are the side effects of the treatment for TB ?

Tb i had my skin test - redness 40 mm i will do the chest xray tomorrow ! but am i contagious ? What are the side effects of the treatment for TB ?

If you are: Coughing, you are able to spread the disease. They may try to culture to see for check for variants. Standard drugs are inh/ethambutol. Duration of therapy is long. Side effects not too troubling. ...Read more

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Left an ice pack too long on my skin, now skin is ice burned. Skin went from cold/stiff, to red/slightly swollen skin. How do I remedy?

Left an ice pack too long on my skin, now skin is ice burned. Skin went from cold/stiff, to red/slightly swollen skin. How do I remedy?

Urgent care or ER: If the area was white, cold and stiff or hard and if it then becomes red and swollen as it warms, you need to seek professional medical assistance. Usually the area will form blisters and permanent "bruising" or skin discoloration, which indicates long-term damage and possible destruction of blood vessels. Get it seen asap. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for a skin abscess? I have a swelling on my right shoulder that is colored red and is painful upon touching it. It has been there for about one week now. Having researched it on the internet, i believe it is a skin abscess. What

What is a good home remedy for a skin abscess? I have a swelling on my right shoulder that is colored red and is painful upon touching it. It has been there for about one week now. Having researched it on the internet, i believe it is a skin abscess. What

Boil: Boils are referred to as abscesses, in the medical community. They can occur from breaks in the skin, which provide a route of infection for bacteria to form an abscess (collection of pus/infection). When this happens, you may need to see a medical provider who may need to prescribe you antibiotics or incise and drain the abscess. Some home remedies may include a warm compress and ibuprofen. ...Read more

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I have a boil on my bottom which is the size of a 1p coin (2cm) is this treatable at home? If so what treatment can I use? No red skin around boil.

I have a boil on my bottom which is the size of a 1p coin (2cm) is this treatable at home? If so what treatment can I use? No red skin around boil.

Salt water soaks: You may try salt water soaks but whatever you do, do not try to squeeze or pop it yourself. Take 1 table spoon of salt to a pint (large glass) of warm (not hot) tap water. Soak a wash cloth in it then let it sit on the "boil" for 5-10 minutes 2-3 times each day. This may help. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis and treatment( and home remedy) for multiple red iitchy blistered skin with pus in the neck for a 4-yr old female child?

What is the diagnosis and treatment( and home remedy) for multiple red iitchy blistered skin with pus in the neck for a 4-yr old female child?

Various: Your child may have a bacterial infection. For a home remedy, i would try putting a quarter cup of bleach into a half full bathtub and soak in it, followed by patting the child dry and moisturization. Repeat this three times per week, and seek help if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more

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My blood flows close to the skin causing a redness to the color of my skin. Is there any treatment for this?Also what's the cause of this?

My blood flows close to the skin causing a redness to the color of my skin. Is there any treatment for this?Also what's the cause of this?

2 ways: You can have treatment with a pulsed dye laser. One of these is called the perfecta.There is also a new prescription cream that just became available. It is called mirvaso. ...Read more

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I hate my skin, I suffer from this facial redness. Is there an effective medicine or treatment?

I hate my skin, I suffer from this facial redness. Is there an effective medicine or treatment?

Cause?: It amy be dermatitis, rosacea or contact allergy. Dermatits or contact allergy would be treated differently than rosacea. Residual redness can be lightened with photrejuvenation with ipl or laser. ...Read more

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The sides of my nose are red and so is the side of my eyes. Is there a home remedy for this redness?

The sides of my nose are red and so is the side of my eyes. Is there a home remedy for this redness?

? Rosacea: Your description sounds like rosacea related changes in the nose and eyes. Try warm compresses to the eyelids, artificial tears, ointment at night, and fish oil supplements. If no improvement, see a doctor to consider other medical therapies. ...Read more

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What is the recommended treatment for permanent redness and flaky skin around the mouth that turns darker ?

What is the recommended treatment for permanent redness and flaky skin around the mouth that turns darker ?

See dermatologist: This suggests that some of the products you use for oral hygiene (mouthwash, toothpaste especially those with a whitening agent etc) , if changing brands don't help after a week, see a dermatologist. ...Read more