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I woke up with a red patch on my left side of face. Not itchy and not spreading. Have this before, it was gone after a day. What's it?

I woke up with a red patch on my left side of face. Not itchy and not spreading. Have this before, it was gone after a day. What's it?

Good photo needed: Please submit a good quality photo through a HealthTap Virtual Consult. Impossible to say what it might be without being able to see it. ...Read more

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Non-itchy red dry patch, size of nickel on calf, only one. doesn't itch or hurt, round-ish but not a true circle. not puffy, no pus, no other colors?

Non-itchy red dry patch, size of nickel on calf, only one. doesn't itch or hurt, round-ish but not a true circle. not puffy, no pus, no other colors?

Tinea corporis: known as ringworm is a possibility; however, this skin lesion must be SEEN and evaluated. You can try OTC Lotrimin AF AM/PM to the area, since this may be a fungal infection: without a photo hard to diagnose. ...Read more

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Metronidazole gel usp, 0.75% for rosacea. Dark red, itchy, hurts, hot, bumps, puffy face, Nausea also. Allergic to med? Occurred after 4 days of use

Metronidazole gel usp, 0.75% for rosacea. Dark red, itchy, hurts, hot, bumps, puffy face, Nausea also. Allergic to med? Occurred after 4 days of use

Stop using it: There are other alternatives for rosacea. If you have an adverse reaction, stop using it immediately. Topical hydrocortisone may help. Do note that it is unusual to get nausea from a topical medication and thus one must not totally rule out other possibilities. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my cousin's face is dry and has itchy red patches on my cheeks?

What do you suggest if my cousin's face is dry and has itchy red patches on my cheeks?

See dermatologist.: If your cousin's face is dry and you have itchy red patches on your cheeks, a dermatologist needs to be seen. ...Read more

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After washing or shaving i get itchy red patches on my face. What could this be?

After washing or shaving i get itchy red patches on my face. What could this be?

Many possibilities: Contact reactions to soap or shaving cream should be considered. Dermatographism is a condition where rashes are caused by friction on the skin in which case you would also get rashes on other parts of your body from friction. Cold temperatures can also cause hives in rare situations. ...Read more

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I have been used benzoyl perpxide on small area of my face after 1 day its become itchy , redness and feeling like burning what can ido am travling ?

I have been used benzoyl perpxide on small area of my face after 1 day its become itchy , redness and feeling like burning what can ido am travling ?

Allergic reaction: I would stop using the benzoyl peroxide for a few days and only wash with a gentle soap. When you re-apply it, use small amounts and be sure to moisturize with a lightweight cream that will not clog your pores. If this doesn't help, see your doctor when you return home for better alternative. ...Read more

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4 many years now been suffering from redness to the face cheeks and forehead the area gets itchy and flaky what could this be? What can I do about it?

4 many years now been suffering from redness to the face cheeks and forehead the area gets itchy and flaky what could this be? What can I do about it?

See dermatologist : This could be various things including eczema (allergic dermatitis), rosacea or other dermatological condition. You can use a hypoallergenic skin lotion and make an appointment with your dermatologist to determine if another treatment is necessary. ...Read more