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Doctor insights on: Itchy Red Blotches On Face

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Red blotches on face that are a little itchy and are starting to spread. Covering them up today no matter what. Looks like allergic reaction maybe.

How long?: How long has this been going on? There are many answers to this question- a viral infection or an allergic reaction to something you put on your face being some of them. Need to see your doctor if this continues to spread and does not go away within a few days. Just noted you are only 13 and am quite impressed that you take the initiative to ask questions. ...Read more

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Time to time when I get out of the shower my face has red blotchy itchy spots and feels hot. Goes away after about 30 mins. What is this?

Time to time when I get out of the shower my face has red blotchy itchy spots and feels hot. Goes away after about 30 mins. What is this?

Hives: You are likely experiencing urticaria - or hives. Sometimes, people will get hives due to an allergy, but sometimes it is due to something more physical - hot or cold water, pressure, vibration, stress, etc. They classically come and nothing *needs* to happen, but you could try taking a loratadine or other anti-histamine 30" prior to showering to see if that helps reduce symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've got a itchy rash on my neck chest jaw and face. Its red and blotchy. What could it be?

I've got a itchy rash on my neck chest jaw and face. Its red and blotchy. What could it be?

Hard to say but: Depends on how long you have had it...Did it occur in past .... Possibly contact allergy(? New soap detergent makeup etc) hives can occur for no obvious reason ., try Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrtec ( read labels) if no better see your dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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2 and 4 yr old siblings always have rash on face/body. Usually cheeks/limbs, top of feet. Worse w/heat and sun. Raised, red, warm, blotchy, not itchy

2 and 4 yr old siblings always have rash on face/body. Usually cheeks/limbs, top of feet. Worse w/heat and sun. Raised, red, warm, blotchy, not itchy

Based on D history: You've given, heat rash is the primary consideration. It could be from skin sensitivity to the sun or from blood vessels opening up with increased blood flow after sun exposure. Get them checked also for allergic, atopic and contact dermatitis. Best wishes! .http://www.m.webmd.com/children/skin-rashes-in-children-treatment. ...Read more

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Why is my neck always red and blotchy not itchy?

Why is my neck always red and blotchy   not itchy?

Menopausal?: Skin blotchiness and sometimes flushing can happen in women going through menopause..The neck and upper chest are usually affected. ...Read more

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My daughter how is 4 says her outer earbis itchy they or now red and slightly blotchy?

My daughter how is 4 says her outer earbis itchy they or now red and slightly blotchy?

Itchy Ear: Take a look and see if she got bitten. Scratching can cause pain , redness and blotchy appearance. You can give her an antihisttamine to keep her from scratching and apply topical steroid on the affected area, as long as the skin is still intact. We want to avoid skin infection here. ...Read more

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Why is my skin so itchy? It's been itchy for two months now and it just now became red blotchy and has white bumps. It won't stop.

Have it looked at: Some rashes are hard to diagnose even when the doctor has a chance to see it. Without seeing a skin condition, rendering an opinion is risky at best. Based on the time of year alone, you may describing xerosis, which is an abnormal dryness of the skin that is more common in northern climates during the winter. There are pictures online. Reduce your shower frequency and use lotions for moisture. ...Read more