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Itchy Red Patches Of Skin On Back
Good afternoon Dr. Barry. I have a question for you about a problem I am having with my scalp. Everytime I go get a haircut at the barber shop, I end up having these red itchy and irritated patches of skin on the back of my head. Do you know what it could
I am not dr berry: Well I am not your dr berry. But sounds like your skin is getting a little razor burn. Must be going close to the scalp when you are getting shaved. Out some a and d ointment in and that should make you feel better. Also be sure the equipment is cleaned properly after each cutting. ...Read more
50p sized, swollen feeling, red, raised area on skin(back of leg)with dry patch in the middle.Dry patch slightly itchy, border of bump uneven, what is it?
I have large red patches on the back of my calves. The skin is hot and tight, and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps. Itchy.
Itchy red rash on the back of neck, feels a bit painful and skin stretching, some clear and red pimple-like bumps. Mostly round quarter size patches?
Eczema vs infection: This rash could be a dry skin patch like eczema that is now becoming a superficial skin infection. It is important that this be evaluated by a physician to determine the correct treatment. Eczema can be treated with topical steroids and moisturizers while an infection requires antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a patch of itchy, bumpy, red skin on the back of my hand. I have noticed it before when i work a lot (i work in a restaurant) what could it be?
Hand eczema: There is every possibility this is a small site of hand eczema. We see this very often and people in your occupation because recurrent contact with water and soaps and detergents and so forth. I believe you should see a dermatologist to get the right advice on treatment to dry skin and treatment of hand eczema and you will get a cream that should help and be given and care instructions. ...Read more
I'm using Xulane BC patch & when I take it off it's itchy, sore, red & skin is peeling off. I know I have to go back to pills but how can I heal this?
What causes non itchy red scaly circular patches on arms, legs and back, but is not psoriasis ? Skin on circular patches usually hardens and falls off
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It's not possible to tell because there are many diseases that look the same. ...Read more
No patch forms in skin. But, small itchy red bumps form seperately about 1 inch distance in my back, hands and leg. Hiv symptoms ?
Can eczema turn into psoriasis? I have a patch of itchy skin on my shin diagnosed as eczema. My GP prescribed Verdeso 0.05% rash came back red & bumpy
No: In fact atopic eczema and psoriasis are nearly 180 degree opposite to each other in term of the immune reactions. Cortisone is a non-specific anti-inflammatory agent which however may help both conditions although better and safer alternatives may be required. The itchy rash on your chin is likely from a contact allergy with hair preparations being the most likely suspects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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