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How long does mucosal irritation associated with nosebleeds last?

How long does mucosal irritation associated with nosebleeds last?

Variable: If you have nosebleeds from irritation, you should have your ENT help you with evaluating why this is becoming a chronic condition. ...Read more

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Skin Irritation (Definition)

Irritated skin is inflamed. It can be swollen, red, peeling, hurting, burning, injured, scratched, cut, bitten, a rash, or anything that causes irritation or inflammation. Skin allergies can ...Read more


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How long does eye redness associated with common cold last?

How long does eye redness associated with common cold last?

Acute phase: Redness of the eyes with common cold should subside with the resolution of acute symptoms, usually about three days. ...Read more

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How long does sensitive gums associated with pregnancy last?

How long does sensitive gums associated with pregnancy last?

Variable: It should regress following delivery but optimal home care is critical. Brushing and more importantly flossing is key to maintaining plaque control. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for accutane to work? After 5 days of 80mg/day noticed more pimples & peeling of skin. Is this normal?I have mild acne.

How long does it usually take for accutane to work?  After 5 days of 80mg/day noticed more pimples & peeling of skin. Is this normal?I have mild acne.

Several weeks: Many individuals find that there skin looks worse for the first month, but 95% show good results by the end of the first cycle. Occasionally a second cycle is required. Dry peeling skin is common. ...Read more

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How long does rash associated with oral thrush last?

How long does rash associated with oral thrush last?

Consider this: Thrush is a yeast infection. Antifungal medications help. Scraping the tongue is important... Use a tongue scraper and avoid foods and beverages with yeast such as beer and breads. It will usually clear up in 2 weeks but if it persists more aggresive actions can be employed. ...Read more

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How long does pale skin associated with vitamin deficiency last?

How long does pale skin associated with vitamin deficiency last?

Sun exposure needed: Some people have naturally pale skin complexion and so it is normal for those folks. In temperate zone, skin tone is somewhat darker in summer months and gets lighter with fall/winter. If your skin has always been so, then it it normal. Getting vitd supplement orally won't help your skin color, only sun exposure will. But should balance the risk of sunburn/cancer etc... Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does rash associated with fifth disease last?

How long does rash associated with fifth disease last?

Timing: The rash of fifths disease lasts for a couple weeks on the face, and can last for 1-6 weeks on the trunk. ...Read more

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How long does painful urination associated with chylamatia last?

How long does painful urination associated with chylamatia last?

Here are some ...: If the treated bug is sensitive to antibiotics, it should be killed and the inflamed tissue should start to heal instantly. The patient should feel better in1-3 days and becomes symptom-free in 5-7 days. But, at times, irritating symptoms may linger as long as weeks or even months, thought rarely. Besides, avoiding bladder irritants such as alcohol, coffee, spicy foods, etc. would help. ...Read more

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How long does sensitive gums associated with periodontitis last?

How long does sensitive gums associated with periodontitis last?

Variable: Sensitivity following perdontal treatments or scaling should resolve in 1week. Surgical treatment will take longer to resolve. Periodontal disease is a lifelong condition so sensitivity assoc with the disease itself will be present always but some episodes will be worse than others. ...Read more

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How long does swelling of fingers or hands associated with pregnancy last?

How long does swelling of fingers or hands associated with pregnancy last?

After the delivery: Those symtoms will usually dissapate once you deliver your baby. Any other symtoms? Numbness or tingling. ...Read more

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How long does increased tearing associated with conjunctivitis last?

How long does increased tearing associated with conjunctivitis last?

Varies: The eye secretes extra tears to flush out the products of the conjunctivitis. These may enter the nose and cause excess nasal secretion. The time of tear excess runs parallel with the course of the infection usually 3-8 days and varies also with the individual response. ...Read more

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How long can a skin drug related rash last?

How long can a skin drug related rash last?

Drug rash: It depends on what drug we are talking about. Some drug rash clear up overnight other may last much longer. ...Read more

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How long does implantation bleeding last and symptoms associated with it?

How long does implantation bleeding last and symptoms associated with it?

Variable: Most women so not experience implantation bleeding. When it happens, it can be highly variable. ...Read more

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How long does back pain associated with syphilis last?

How long does back pain associated with syphilis last?

Doubt syphilis: Syphilis doesn't cause back pain, or very rarely. When it does, there would be obvious imaging abnormalities (i.e. xray, CT, or MRI). These two problems probably are unrelated to one another. ...Read more

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How long does increased saliva associated with pregnancy last?

How long does increased saliva associated with pregnancy last?

Variable: Hormonal changes/salivary changes are not set in stone and exaclty the same for anyone. Likely it will cont during pregnancy and likely during nursing. Know that increased saliva is only good for your oral health and helps reduce the risk of decay by buffering acidic encounters. ...Read more

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How long does it take for red spots and itching to go away associated with scabies?

How long does it take for red spots and itching to go away associated with scabies?

2 weeks : It takes approximately 2 weeks for the rash and itch to resolve after treatment of scabies has been rendered. ...Read more

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Can mild acne or skin irritation be a side effect of cabergolin? Had hyperprolactinemia, so was prescribed a 6 week course.

Can mild acne or skin irritation be a side effect of cabergolin? Had hyperprolactinemia, so was prescribed a 6 week course.

Side effect: Probably not but you should call your doctor to confirm. You will most likely get an early appointment to clarify the benefit of cabergoline and see what can be done about your acne etc. ...Read more

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I have got skin irritation from acne treatments that had caused uneven skin tone on my face. Can i know if it will subside on its own? I have been using aloe vera and also a serum that contains niacinamide,vitC,retinol,hyaluronic and salicylic acid.

I have got skin irritation from acne treatments  that had caused uneven skin tone on my face. Can i know if it will subside on its own? I have been using aloe vera and also a serum that contains niacinamide,vitC,retinol,hyaluronic and salicylic acid.

Acne: What you're applying is ok and can add vitamin e cream daily as a regimen. Acne can scar too and can be permanent but usually fades out in time. The acne RX is a drying agent and can redden and dry the skin so avoid.
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Dear doctor I have a serious skin irritation, inflamation and itching on face. I suffered it from last 7 years.It is getting worse day by day.

Dear doctor I have a serious skin irritation, inflamation and itching on face. I suffered it from last 7 years.It is getting worse day by day.

Face irritation: This is a chronic skin problem lasting seven years. You should be seeing a dermatologist specialist for this problem for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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For how long should I be avoiding sun exposure after dermabrasion? I am aware that dermabrasion may cause some skin irritation. For how long avoiding sun exposure is necessary following the skin smoothing procedure for removal of small dry bumps on my arm

For how long should I be avoiding sun exposure after dermabrasion? I am aware that dermabrasion may cause some skin irritation. For how long avoiding sun exposure is necessary following the skin smoothing procedure for removal of small dry bumps on my arm

It : It sounds like you are talking about keratosis pilaris. The sun doesn't really play a role in this condition (proper use of sunscreen after microdermabrasion is always a good idea, though). This is, unfortunately, a chronic condition for many people. It does tend to settle a bit with age in many patients. Treatment options include keratolytic agents such as Lactic Acid creams, salicylic acid creams, urea based creams, retinoids (like retin-a), and microdermabrasion. Because microdermabrasion is a bit more expensive, most patients opt for the topical creams. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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I was prescribed selenium sulfide 2.5 shampoo and think i'm having an adverse reaction (skin irritation, no rash), how long before it goes away?

I was prescribed selenium sulfide 2.5 shampoo and think i'm having an adverse reaction (skin irritation, no rash), how long before it goes away?

A few days: The irritant or allergic contact reaction should go away in a few days without continuing contact. A topical cortisone may hasten the recovery a little. ...Read more

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I got 2 doses of fluconazole for yeast infection that caused skin irritation from vulva to anus also on two OTC creams. How long will skin peel/stop?

1-2 wks?: Provided that the fungal infection is the cause for the irritation. We need to know also what kind of OTC creams you are using since some of them may actually irritate your skin further. If the yeast infection is not the cause, your skin will not heal until the actual cause has been taken of. ...Read more

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Experiencing burning sensation, warm skin & skin irritation feeling on face & ears. No change meds/diet. Last time @ doc BP norm. What could be cause?

Experiencing burning sensation, warm skin & skin irritation feeling on face & ears. No change meds/diet. Last time @ doc BP norm. What could be cause?

C/w vasodilatation: of arterioles increasing flow to capillaries supplying skin of areas mentioned. Arterioles, body wide, under 24/7 split second control from brain (so that we can adjust blood distribution throughout body) plus local feedback control. BP/flow into local capillaries, not main artery, the issue. Thus many issues can be involved, from blushing (embarrassment) to any kind of perceived local irritant. ...Read more

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On fluconazole for yeast infection/skin irritation/rash. skin around vag opening is peeling, using clotrimazole & hydrocortison. How long until better?

On fluconazole for yeast infection/skin irritation/rash. skin around vag opening is peeling, using clotrimazole & hydrocortison. How long until better?

A few days: Symptoms should be improved within 2-3 days and pretty much gone in a week or so. If not, check back with the doctor or clinic where you are being treated. Good luck! ...Read more

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Burning eye sensation last week, feeling fatigued and feverish, back pain, vomit at times, skin irritation -> insomnia. Having a lot of reactions,?

Needs evaluation: Given the range of symptoms , I would be checked by your physician . Some of this may be stress related , but I would have a complete exam to be sure that there is not a auto immune or other process causing this . ...Read more

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I am 30. Oily skin.super sensitive.dullness and acne with irritation. What skin care regime should I follow and products to use.should I use any serum?

I am 30. Oily skin.super sensitive.dullness and acne with irritation. What skin care regime should I follow and products to use.should I use any serum?

No serum: You may visit this site for information about home care for acne:
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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My skin is red from acne and irritation from products to treat acne. Should i continue using products like retinol that can treat hyperpigmentation of acne or should i stop to not worsen the redness after the acne has healed.

Post inflammatory da: Occasionally people with dark skin in good pigment, will actually show increasing darkness if their skin gets here Irritated. This is called postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, And anything like a retinoid with your Irritated skin should be eliminated now. It is also important to treat for the darkness, but you may need to deal with your complexion problem first. ...Read more

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I have dry and red skin from irritation I wanted to know what I could do to get rid of the redness but something that wont cause acne?

I have dry and red skin from irritation I wanted to know what I could do to get rid of the redness but something that wont cause acne?

Details needed: Many products are labeled "non comedogenic" to indicate that at least they considered a possible relationship to acne. A dermatologist can evaluate and help you.Wash with Dove skin cleanser, then apply a liberal amount of a ceramide cream. Eucerin Eczema, Aveeno (oatmeal) Eczema, CeraVe, and generics are easy to find. ...Read more

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In what way can I lessen skin irritation from taping my knee?

In what way can I lessen skin irritation from taping my knee?

Different tape.: You probably have a skin sensitivity to the adhesive on the tape. You could try hypo-allergenic tape, that you can get at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Skin irritation on the head of my penis. How can I treat this?

Skin irritation on the head of my penis. How can I treat this?

R U circumcised?: Most common cause is pain from a tight foreskin, this might respond to prescription strength steroid cream applications or require circumcision. Could be due to candida or hpv if circumcised. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more