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Itchy Red Circles And Acne
I have oily skin and facial acne, mostly on the forehead and around the chin bone, slow treated and redness around the acne and sometimes itchy?
I need help with my acne. I have bumps all over my forehead and they are my skin colour; they just won't go away. I have redness and itchy skin HELP!
My skin was itchy after sweat and the small acne will grow up after that. My skin turned to red after. Only powder can handle it. What is it?
Acne: Acne on the side of you forehead may be due to exceesive sweating caused by wearing a hat or helmet. Oily shampoo may also be a cause. If you are already using acne medication, stop it for a few days nd apply a moisturizer instead to reduce the redness. Once the redness is gone you can restart acne medication such as benzyol peroxide. You may alsoneed to see a dermatologist if antibiotics have to ...Read more
I had red inflammation and then what looks like acne at top of my bottom/base of tailbone which was never painful or that itchy. Would it be herpes?
I am having some red bumps in my back. I'm sure its not acne. They were small and itchy. They are kind of scatering. Started as a group then spreads.?
Needs to be seen: This could be any of a great number of things. One entity that's very common is pityrosporum folliculitis, with red spots at the bases of the tiny hairs; it is easy to treat. Only your physician can tell the cause of a rash. If this is a new rash and you are already taking some kind of medication, consider stopping the rx if you can. ...Read more
Yesterday night I used litle benzyl peroxide (2.5%) on my cheeks I have very very mild acne. N today when I woke up. My cheeks are red and itchy..
Did you leave it on: All might? It was probably too much. Pit a moisturizer on it. When it calms down try it again but only leave it on for 2 hours then work up slowly to leaving it on overnight. Your skin will thank you and your acne should improve. Don't forget to moisturize with sunscreen daily! ...Read more
I have these red scab like places on my face that are not from acne I never get acne and these places are small and level with my skin they never turn into acne and have never been acne these scabs are not painful or itchy they last for a really long time
See: You should see your dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I think some of my acne scars are turning red and itchy, are they really acne scars or am I getting an allergic reaction, what should I do?
Is "rebound oily skin" a myth, from skin too dry? I have mild acne and derm prescribed BP 5%. Said dying it is good and only moisturize if itchy/red?
I have small red non itchy bumps that go up my abs to my pecs. I think it might be KP, acne, or a rash? I have tried a SA renewing lotion but no luck
My face started to become itchy yesterday afternoon I know it s not poison ivy because it hasn t spread and it isn t red I also know its not acne beca?
Insufficient info: An itchy face can be caused by many causes, the simplest of which is a harsh soap or too hot water. First aid would be a cold compress and then applying an unscented lotion such as vanicream light lotion. If symptoms continue, see your physician. ...Read more
A big firm red spot appeared under my skin on my face. Not itchy or painful. Skin near the spot is firm when I touch it (i have used anti acne products)?
Black Tea: Use a tea bag of black tea as a compress, activate tea by submersing in boiling water. Be careful not to burn yourself. There is an acid in black tea that will draw any cystic substance out. Use 3 or 4 times a day. ...Read more
Can you tell me if I use Mederma on my face for acne scars will it make my face itchy red and iritated?
Usually not: Me-derma and silicone gel applications are usually soothing due to increased moisture retained at site. The sites do have to be cleaned prior to application however. It may help decrease the redness of the acne scar sites, but will not do anything to reduce or remove them. Often used after facial surgery to reduce noticeability of scarring. ...Read more
Have a question, I have a serious itch, and red pustules around the grooming area! That itches when it gets dry! I try to us gold bond and other powders but it's very uncomfortable and it's like acne but itchy....?
Rashes are extremely difficult to DX and treat correctly without an exam.
Suggest seeing your Family DR or Dermatologist. ...Read more
I have normal mild-moderate acne but never on my cheeks. Recently I've been starting to get these lone tiny pin point whiteheads on my cheeks, they get super red and really itchy. They basically fall apart when you touch them. Secondary infection?
Here's what to do: You're a grown man now. You need to manage your acne, not obsess over it. Your acne has changed form but it's the same underlying process. If topical benzoyl peroxide 2x/day hasn't cleared you in a few weeks, get with your personal physician who'll add something that will. For an adult, acne is a very serious personal and professional liability. Get aggressive against it now. ...Read more
Random red spots appeared on my face a day ago. They aren't really itchy, just at first, and located on my neck/cheek. Don't think its acne, what isit?
Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnosis without looking at them. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I have tiny bumps on the left side of my cheek on my face. In the morning they are fine and by the night time they are itchy and burn. They started clear and now they red and look almost pimple like. I've tried several different acne face washes and nothin
Went off pill skin has gone really bad (acne) but also red/angry/irritated/itchy/sore and everything stings even sorbolene cream. What to do? Help!
I have tiny little red spots and whiteheads on my face and chest. Mildly itchy but not painful. Had acne, this not it. Allergy? Or serious?
I have a rash or acne in my upper thigh region, somewhat red but not itchy testicles, and itchiness near the anal area. Itchiness started 1 week ago.
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without looking at the lesions and assessing your health in general. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Five days ago I had red itchy skin from using duac cream for acne. I am fine now but I have an enlarged lymph node inferior to my left ear. P. Causes?
Prob. Infection: True true and unrelated. We all have lymph nodes throughout our bodies. Far and away the most common reason that they swell is that you have an infection in that area of your body-I.e. your skin, ear, throat, arm, etc. Nearby. Sometimes viral, sometimes bacterial, rarely fungal. If you're basically healthy you'll heal yourself. Otherwise see your doc. If get more nodes could be nasty. ...Read more
Hi I keep getting these red spots on my upper arms, breasts & stomach, they're nt acne and are raised but smooth & non itchy. Had for 1yr?
Spots: This could be a few things. Let a doctor check them and see what they look and feel like and if a biopsy is needed. ...Read more
14-yr old daughter, on bcp for acne. 3rd month. One nipple sore, feels like bruise, red, itchy. Possible cause?
I always have redness around my nose. Sometimes pimples or dryness. I often feel itchy in the area. What can I do?
Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangeaorganics or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more
I have itchy scalp. No dandruff. No flaking. Just a little bit of redness. Sometimes there are these hard white bits like the 'seeds' of pimples help?
Many answers: Itchiness may mean that you may be allergic to something the area surrounding your mouth has been in contact with. The potential allergens range from food, juice, or even toothpaste but the skin rash may not occur until 2-3 days after the contact or as early as minutes after depending on the allergic mechanism. If you can't find the answer, you need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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