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Doctor insights on: Itchy Red Cheeks Dry Winter

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What would cause red cheeks on face? Not itchy nor any other symptoms. Would singular or ventolin hfa cause it? What will help reduce redness?

What would cause red cheeks on face? Not itchy nor any other symptoms. Would singular or ventolin hfa cause it? What will help reduce redness?

Red cheeks can have: Many causes: acne; rosacea; dry skin; lupus; irritation from skin care products, polycythemia, etc. Both singulair (montelukast) & ventolin can cause facial redness as part of an allergic reaction (swelling of face, lips, throat) which should prompt u to seek medical help immediately. Singulair (montelukast) can also cause a rash. Suggest see fp for exam & treatment if required. ...Read more

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Dry, flaky skin on penis, appears in small round patches around the head & excess flaky skin below head. Not itchy/burning or red. What could this be?

Dry, flaky skin on penis, appears in small round patches around the head & excess flaky skin below head. Not itchy/burning or red. What could this be?

Penile dermatitis: There are too many possibilities to make an educated guess. Most genital rashes are not STDs, and this doesn't sound like one. Best to see a doctor sooner rather than later. Start with your personal physician, or perhaps a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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A bit red penis head itchy,dry n scaly sometimes, Got better using aleo Vera gel Tried Fluconizole, doxycycline didn't work Have it for 2-3months?

A bit red penis head 
itchy,dry n scaly sometimes, 
Got better using aleo Vera gel
Tried Fluconizole, doxycycline  didn't work 
Have it for 2-3months?

Dermatology consult: I would recommend a dermatology consult if you have already tried and antifungal and antibacterial treatment. Sometimes it is difficult to differentiate between a fungal infection vs contact dermatitis vs eczema or other allergic or atopic dermatitis. Since you have had this for 2-3 months, it is time to have a specialist take a look at it if possible. ...Read more

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I have a spreading red itchiness and little bumps around butt cheek area, what can this be?

Have it evaluated: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I went to bed one night, and woke up with very red small non-itchy, spots all over my cheek and forehead. They arent raised, what could this be?

I went to bed one night, and woke up with very  red small non-itchy,  spots all over my cheek and forehead. They arent raised, what could this be?

Urticaria: Urticaria is a possibility. It's a generalized term we use for hives. When we don't know the cause of the hives we call it "idiopathic urticaria". Since there are many causes of rashes speak with your physician. They would want to know if you'd eaten something commonly known to cause urticaria, such as shellfish, or peanuts. Or if you could be suffering from another common condition called rosacea. ...Read more

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I have got this red spotty itchy rash under my cheek on the left side of my face, i was just wondering what it could be, what could have caused this?

I have got this red spotty itchy rash under my cheek on the left side of my face, i was just wondering what it could be, what could have caused this?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause an itchy rash, from allergic reactions to infections. It would be best if you could have a doctor look at the rash and he/she could direct treatment or diagnostic studies. ...Read more

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Red rash on genitals it's not itchy or painful it's on head and on sides no open sores just looks like redness after hot shower it's shiny ?

Red rash on genitals it's not itchy  or painful it's on head and on sides no open sores just looks like redness after hot shower it's shiny ?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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2 or 3 small, red bumps on each side of inner butt cheek, almost directly across from one another, not painful, not itchy, been there about 4 weeks?

2 or 3 small, red bumps on each side of inner butt cheek, almost directly across from one another, not painful, not itchy, been there about 4 weeks?

Folliculitis.: What you are describing could be folliculitis which is simply inflammation of the extremely small hair follicles which are present in that area. Folliculitis can be asymptomatic, or it can be itchy. Try using some over the counter Cortaid (hydrocortisone) twice daily for a week, but if that does not take care of it, see your dermatologist. You may need something prescription strength. ...Read more

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Hi over the past 2 years i keep getting a rash on my bum cheek it's starts of itchy and red then gets blisters which are painful for about a week?

Hi over the past 2 years i keep getting a rash on my bum cheek it's starts of itchy and red then gets blisters which are painful  for about a week?

Herpetic: It's sounds like an herpetic infection which can be treated with oral antivirals such as valtrex (valacyclovir). See your physician to evaluate and treat this. ...Read more

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Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?

Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?

Generalized pruritus: Pruritus, or itch, is defined as an unpleasant sensation that provokes the desire to scratch. Certain systemic diseases have long been known to cause pruritus that ranges in intensity from a mild annoyance to an intractable, disabling condition. Generalized pruritus:renal pruritus, cholestatic pruritus, hematologic pruritus, endocrine pruritus, pruritus related to malignancy, and idiopathic. ...Read more

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Hi im tasha i recently started getting small red bumps that look as if there rashes on my face by my forehead and cheek area and it's itchy.

Hi im tasha i recently started getting small red bumps that look as if there rashes on my face by my forehead and cheek area and it's itchy.

Facial rash: Small red bumps on face typically represent a rash. Rashes can be caused by many things such a virus, food allergies, contact allergies and more. If it persists for more than several days I recommend dermatology evaluation. Try to pinpoint what may have caused the rash. Topical corticosteroid creams may help ...Read more

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I have Itchiness,Dryness,redness,peeling of skin,papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

I have Itchiness,Dryness,redness,peeling of skin,papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

?yeast: This could be a yeast infection of the head of the penis(balanitis). This may be transmitted by a female who has a yeast vaginal infection. I recommend that you have your physician evaluate you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Noticed 8 spread out red bumps on buttock cheek this morning, slightly itchy. Not puss filled or blisters. Never had anything like this b4. Herpes??

Noticed 8 spread out red bumps on buttock cheek this morning, slightly itchy. Not puss filled or blisters. Never had anything like this b4. Herpes??

Probably not herpes: Herpes simplex (HSV) outbreaks typically are a cluster of blisters or sores (which can start as red bumps) very close to one another. Usually the whole involved area is no more than an inch in diameter. Conceivably herpes zoster (shingles), but probably not unless the bumps become blisters then sores with dark scabs over a few days. See a doctor if it continues or you remain concerned. Good luck. ...Read more