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Lupus Symptoms Dry Itchy Red Scaly Skin On Face
My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.
I am a 40yr old female in CA. Lately, my face/ears have been very itchy. I don't have dry or scaly skin. I have changed no products recently. Help!
Skin: It may be allergy related. Try 0.25% hgydrocortisone cream at night ...Read more
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
Redness and scaly skin on scrotum led to skin flaking off like large dandruff. Scrotum now raw and red but not itchy. Concerned!
I have dry, red, itchy skin & am concerned about lupus, thanks to an unfortunate Google search. Can iron deficiency/anemia cause skin problems & itch?
You may be onto: Something as the most common cause of itching can be iron deficiency anemia. However, without more info, this is only speculative. We need your medical, family, social, sexual, surgical, meds/supplement histories to put all the pieces together. Do see your doctor and discuss this. A simple lab test can help! ...Read more
I'm photosensitive got lupus. My face now is swollen, red, itchy. And my body have a rash that seems like allergy. Taking med now but still itches.
See details: This cannot be evaluated over the internet. This needs evaluation in person by a dermatologist or the doctor treating your lupus. ...Read more
Could bad cough, sore thoat, sinus conge/drainging, body aches cause red raised very itchy sores (look like raised pores) & itchy skin? Also have lupus
Flu?: You may just have the flu or another viral infection which causes skin rash also. If the rash lasts just hours only to reappear elsewhere, try antihistamine. If it lasts more than a day, try hydrocortisone cream. If these symptoms persist beyond 10 days or get worse, see your doctor. These are not lupus symptoms. ...Read more
Both feet are dry, itchy, red & scaly. Doctor prescribed Ketoconazole & Zeasorb Powder. Is this o.K? Still red, itchy, skin peels off.?
Lack of estrogen: A hysterectomy is not known to cause dry, itchy, and scaly skin. Lack of estrogen is. The fact that estrogen has been prescribed indicates that the woman was not yet in menopause and the ovaries were removed with the uterus, or she was in menopause already. A higher dose of estrogen may alleviate the symptoms. Also, thyroid disease can cause these symptoms, which a blood test can rule out. ...Read more
Uncertain: This lesion would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
Diagnosing rashes: Correctly diagnosing a rash requires a good history and a physical exam. You could have dry skin, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, a dermatophyte infection or a large number of other diagnoses. To get a diagnosis of any rash, you really need to see a physician. Start with your primary care doctor, and consider a dermatologist if s/he isn't sure what to recommend.. ...Read more
Iterrible eczema flare up, out of control dry, itchy, scaly skin. Hurts to take a shower because of open wounds & can't sleep at night. What can I use?
Very severe: Eczema that severe is likely to need professional and possibly systemic treatment. Please do see a dermatologist. Soothing unguents--like oatmeal-based cremes--may help a bit, but doubtfully enough. ...Read more
When born it's only flaky. Recently my dry skin gets red or dark and scaly, flaky in areas (inner thighs, underarms, .) off & on, widenning, not itchy?
Not normal: You should see a doctor about this. The symptoms you describe will need to be examined in person, as there are many causes for what you describe and some are serious. Good luck. ...Read more
Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..
I have a red dry skin line on my face that is itchy. It's there for almost a month, moisturising doesn't help.
Red dry skin: Please start with a clinic visit to your Primary doctor. ...Read more
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
Tough beard?: Ask your boyfriend to shave well before he kisses you. This sounds like an irritant reaction. ...Read more
Body always itchy and I know I don't have dry skin, why can I not stop itching and it is irritating to deal with could this be because of my lupus?
Body Itching not lup:
The most common cause of itching is dry skin and is treated with avoiding long hot baths and usin moisturisers immidiately after bathing
skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, scabies, lice can cause itching
other medical conditions like liver diseases.Celiac disease (dermatitis herpeticformis), kidney failure, iron deficiency, cancers including lymphomas. And thyroid diseases
diabetes, and allergic reactio. ...Read more
Red itchy bumps on face skin is very dry I'm scared to use ANYTHING just using benzol peroxide on spot. What to do?! : (
Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!
Itchy bumps won't go away on my face, if I scratch my skin raises and gets so dry and a dark red color. What is it?
I have dry and sensitive skin, my face gets really hot, itchy, irritating and also big red spots appear on both my cheeks, what can the problem be?
Every Fall my skin gets itchy, red, dry and sore on my face. Any OTC products that might help? No money for prescriptions & it's really bothering me.
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I have been using Betasol face cream for 2 weeks now my face has pimples like rush and they burning and my skin is becoming dry and red and itchy?
Reaction to cream:
I am assuming your Betasol contains clobetasol propionate, which is a potent corticosteroid with anti inflammatory properties usually used to treat eczema and psoriasis, but you may be sensitive to that or a different ingredient in the cream. Speak with your doctor who Rx this. Also: Warning about toxic face creams in Cape Town | Health24
www. Health24.com/.../Warning-about-toxic-face-creams-in-Cape-Town-20150923 ...Read more
I have sle lupus over the past while the skin on my fingers and toes gets dry sore itchy and peels off, a what can be done to lessen this and b can it be prevented?
My skin is dry & itchy. Legs, back, arms, neck, ears, face. Red patches on arms. Confused. What could be wrong? Medication. What disease is this? Thx.
Need to know more: Although the description is compatible with atopic eczema (since you probably have allergic rhinitis as well as evidenced by the sneezing), it is not possible to tell without a direct examination. Consult an allergist or dermatologist. In meanwhile be sure to bathe daily and apply a skin moisturizer immediately after having sponge dried your skin. ...Read more
Dry red skin around mouth and chin itchy painful/ cold winter air. Used salicylic acid wash day before it happened. Cortisone cream not getting rid of it but helps for a little. Keeping it moisturized with face lotion too. What could be the issue?
Dryness: Skin eruption in these areas are often due to dryness as occurs in the winter. Sun and wind exposure may accentuate the eruption. Drooling of saliva, iron and B vitamin deficiencies are other causes. Use moisturizing lotions and protect the area from wind, Sun and cold. For more advice and treatment consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have itchy red bumps on my face, the inside roof of my mouth also has red spots then in between my fingers I have itchy dry skin what's happening to me ahh!?
Photo?: To diagnose you correctly, I would need to see the "bumps", and have more history. Any fever or sweats? Any history of allergies? Joint pains? Recent antibiotic use? Recent trip to the dentist? Family history of connective tissue disorders or autoimmune diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, or thyroid disease)? Are any of these bumps painful? ...Read more
Yes I have butterfly redness across my face. Dermatologist says its not rose. She put some type of thing to my face and said my skin reacts like lupus?
Time for diagnosis: You have three questions to ask the dermatologist. 1. Do I need further testing to arrive at a definite diagnosis? 2. What is the diagnosis? 3. What treatment is indicated? If you get vague answers, seek another opinion. ...Read more
A tiny itchy spot on my scalp drives me nuts, hair is missing from it, I keep picking off the itchy scaly skin but it comes back, what could it be?
Yesterday, trying to cleaning my penis head, I flicked overly hot water onto it. This caused an itchy pain and redness. Should this heal naturally?
Yes: The skin though more sensitive then other areas will like any other. ...Read more
Scaly rash on penis head/shaft no pain had it for a few months maybe 2-3 months....No Pain or itchy?
Here are some...: More detailed history with a direct look at will help deduce a meaningful impression for reasonable care. For the time being, it is nice to know you do not suffer from it. How to put all the related things together for good care can be done by following suggestion in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin.... ...Read more
I have a pink splotch about the size of an eraser head on the side of my left breast. Not itchy or scaly looking. Should I be concerned?
Get eval: Concern yourself only in that you have an undiagnosed rash of some kind on your breast. Does not sound to be a severe issue form your description, however, any new rash/lesion needs to be evaluated to get a proper diagnosis and assure it is not problematic. Best wishes. ...Read more
Son had tiny cluster of itchy bumps on face. It's better-ish but now the skin around it is turning white, not scaly/raised. He has 4 white spots.????
Can you give me some advice about eczema. Itchy, scaly patches on face help sensitive skin problems?
See your doctor: This is a medical issue that lasts a life time and needs to be followed by a doctor. There are prescription treatments for this and your doctor needs to evaluate the problem to choose the correct medication as well as the products to use on your face. Your medspa doctor can also show you laser skin care that help restore your skin and improve the rash with products between visits. Avoid picking ...Read more
Itchy, scaly flaky nipple, on only one nipple? More recently slight red patchy skin around areola aswell. What could it be?
Nipple rash: Nipples and areolae can get dry and irritated easily, especially in fall and winter. Runners can get irritated nipples also. Gentle skin care and moisturizing is very important. If switching to a non-soap cleansing bar and moisturizing with petrolatum doesn't help, you may need prescription treatment. Please see your dermatologist. There are other nipple/areola conditions that need to be ruled out. ...Read more
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?
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
Difference between eczema and athletes foot? Between 2 of my toes is itchy and scaly skin, I've itched so much the skin is raw and bleeding a little
Itching: Can be a symptom in both athletes feet and eczema. Most Podiatrists can tell the difference on first glance, however if there is a question about it a skin biopsy can be taken. Most important is to get an accurate diagnosis or the proper treatment to prevent spreading and to prevent infection. ...Read more