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How Can I Avoid Going Red In The Face
My son gets a red rash on his arms after being outside in the sun. What causes this and what can I do to prevent it?
Sun rash and sun allergy are terms often used to describe a number of conditions in which an itchy red rash occurs on skin that's been exposed to sunlight: A common form of sun rash is polymorphic light eruption, also known as sun poisoning. Some people have a hereditary type of sun rash, while others develop signs and symptoms only when triggered by another factor — such as certain types of medications or skin exposure to certain plants, such as limes or wild parsnip. People who have severe sun sensitivity may need to take preventive measures, such as: Limiting exposure. , Using sunscreen. , Covering up. , Avoiding triggers. ...Read more
Really itchy rash on one side of face that was in the sun. What can I do to even out color and stop itch?
Depends: You should treat the symptoms with a mild topical steroid and see if that helps. If this is really one-sided then this may be a sun-sensitivity problem, meaning something other than a sunburn. The change in skin tone may even out with time. You should probably see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am getting alot of heat boils on d face and is taking along time to go from my face. When it goes it leaves a black mark. What can i do ?
Carefully: YOu have not mentioned if you are sunburned. This is the most common problem. AS you are swollen the most likely treatment is time . If you have open or blistered areas of the skin this is suggestive of second degree burn. A burn cream over the counter will do but if turns more red and painful need to see your doctor. Most likely the best treatment is prevention ...Read more
I have black mark not spot on my forehead from left to center and become more during the winter. Can I use and cream to avoid it?
See a doctor: The question here is really what causes are there for a pigmented lesion on the forehead that are persistent and increasing in size. There are several differential diagnoses but without examination, a specific diagnosis cannot be made. See your doctor/dermatologist. ...Read more
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I keep getting boils in my rectum and anal area also on my buttocks cheeks why is this. How can I get rid of them, and avoid them.
How can I get rid of the closed comedones littering my jawline and cheeks? And how can I prevent them in the future?
Many options: A retinoids acid derivative may be a good first choice. It takes a few weeks. ...Read more
Keep getting a break out on my face every time i travel....Change weather and environment. Is this normal? How can I get rid of the pimples and spots?
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more
Bumping Face: It's very common to get "bumps: -- actually acne -- from working in fast food places because many of the greases and oils get on your face while working in that atmosphere. Get some wipes and wipe you face ever hour or so to get rid of the oils and greases that are plugging up the oil glands in your skin. Or else work in a different area where there is no cooking near you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whats the best way to avoid pimples and scars after hair removal on face should I close my pores or open them and how to do that ?, what to apply
Would kind of have: to see to make the best advise. But HIBICLENS (soap) and water twice a day would be a good start. This is directed at the most common serious skin germ that can infect cuts. Depending on particular skin issues, benzoyl peroxide (over the counter) or antibiotic creme (prescription) might be helpful in some. ...Read more
How to redness of skin from shower in the morning before school ? Dont want to look like a tomato going to school on my cheeks
Increased blood flow: The increased blood flow to your skin during your shower is what is causing the redness. So all you need to do is switch over to cool/cold water the last 1-2 minutes of your shower to cause those dilated blood vessels to constrict, and the redness will disappear. Now you just have to learn to tolerate that end of shower cool down! ...Read more
Eyebrow pain: Pain of the eyebrow can be due to many things. An md would examine to see if there is a rash, scaliness in that area (seborrheic dermatitis). If affecting only one side, for instance, the md would be sure it is not herpes zoster virus. If the pain/ache is on the temporal side of the eyebrow, temporal arteritis would be ruled out in an older patient. ...Read more
My face is peeling due to a product I just started using. How can i lessen the peeling? Or how can i cover up the peeling of my face?
Neutralizing a Peel: I would wash your face with water to fully remove the peeling agent. It is difficult to respond much more. Did a MD or aesthetician apply the product? It would be helpful to know the name of the product. contact the professional you got the product from. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The skin around my mouth is red. It also tingles and burns whenever I try applying a face mask. How can I get it back to the natural skin tone?
Take a break: You may be over treating your face with otc products designed for acne issues. Personally I like to apply a thin layer of vaseline over raw skin at night and sleep with vaporizer to encourage water to fluff up skin cells. Hope this article helps! If it doesn't improve soon see your MD. http://www.prevention.com/beauty/skin-care/facial-skin-care-help-sensitive-skin-and-skin-allergies ...Read more
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