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I have itching and spots of redness in my chest, chin and head where there is hair. I visited many doctors, they gave me medications but still. Help!
I am experiencing pimples, skin sores and abdominal skin redness. Recently broke out bad I have a hard time not picking at them. Sores on all of face neck chest. Drs think I'm on drugs to embarrassed togo back. Creams to help heal faster got towork?
Sores: Need more information to help and pictures ...Read more
I have been getting redness on my chest and neck for about 4 years now when certain emotions trigger it. How can I stop it? It's embarrassing
Difficult: Flushing from embarrassment is commonplace. Severe flushing compounds embarrassment in many individuals. Behavioral modification therapy may help you to remain more composed in these situations and lessen the emotional response whe triggering events arise. Psychologists are trained to evaluate and treat these conditions. Ask your physician for a referral. ...Read more
I noticed after my 4th Kelfex that my face, chest and breasts are red. No pain. Warmth and redness. What does this mean?
A 50 year old woman has recently got redness around her neck area down to upper chest, that's itchy and burns, and has been for 2 weeks. What is this?
Ck with pcp: If localized on one side, seek treatment at once. ...Read more
My skin hurts it started off on my side and is moving to my chest and hip. There are no sores or redness. What could it be?
I have been experiencing soreness of the surface of my skin on the right side of my back and chest. Feels like a sunburn but no redness.
I have redness on my neck that goes down onto my upper middle chest like a sunburn. No itch. No burning. No bumps or pain. 5 yrs running.
5 years?: Might be time to see a dermatologist. Cannot be diagnosed online. ...Read more
I'm experiencing painful soreness on my neck over my Adam's apple. There is redness there, as well as redness on my chest below my neck.?
Best to have: It looked at by your Pcp. Hard to say without more history and without examining. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun). on chest, neck, and face. Randomly. It just turns blotchy?
There are many: Potential causes for the skin signs you are experiencing. Unfortunately it is nearly impossible to suggest a diagnosis without being able to see the skin. Make an appointment with a health care provider (preferably a dermatologist) for accurate evaluation and management. ...Read more
In July I had a very bad sunburn on my chest, but thankfully it did not blister. Pain got better after a few weeks, redness lasted for months after especially if I got hot. I'm left with rough flaky skin that is slightly shiny. Should I be concerned?
I have black heads on my chest and some acne on my back, is there anyway to get rid of the black heads and reduce the redness of acne?
Scientific Rx: I see that you are already taking topical benzyl peroxide and minocycline. One possibility might be to add a topical retinoic acid derivative which you'll use on face and trunk. This might be in place of the benzoyl peroxide. Your physician is your best guide here. I'm sorry you ended up with scarring; if your acne become unmanageable, consider isotreinoin if offered. ...Read more
4mon. Old baby when he is drinking his milk redness coming out on his chest and face and disappeared when finish his bottle! His doctor dosent knowwhat
Keep asking: There are a lot of questions here. Is the baby taking more than 20 minutes to finish? Is there sweating while he is drinking? Does the milk contact his skin while drinking? More data is needed to help answer your question. I'm sorry. ...Read more
I have a bite of some kind on my left shoulder. It is not raised but does itch. I have had it for a few days. It feels like the redness is starting to spread towards the middle of my chest. Should I be worried or go see a doctor?
Increasing redness:: After a bite, a little redness is normal, but if begins to spread over the next few days and does not get better with an allergy pill, it may mean that the bite has gotten infected, which may need treatment with antibiotics. So yes, get checked and see, if it keeps getting worse, becomes painful, or you run a temp. ...Read more
I'm suffering from seborrheic dermatitis on scalp and chest, it's manageable so far but few days ago I noticed redness flakey on my glans plz help?
A dermatologist is: The right kind of doc to see. Skin disorders can be linked to food sensitivity. Standard blood tests may not be enough. Take a look on line at Great Plains Laboratory Food Sensitivity Panel. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I've been told I have pityrosporum folliculitis- slightly rough pink papules non-itchy on chest/back. 1. What are the best oral and topical meds? 2. Is jojoba oil ok? 3. How do I reduce the redness?
A course of oral ketoconazole and topical ketoconazole shampoo is currently the recommended treatment.
Oral medication should be discontinued when the lesions resolve.
Because relapse almost always occurs when treatment is withdrawn, topical ketoconazole is indefinitely continued after successful initial treatment with oral medication. ...Read more
Skin on my back, chest and face burn, but no rash or redness. I have mild nausea and feel drowsy. It is getting worse.
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Took doxycycline for a week, and on day 6 developed tiny white heads and redness on face chest and back. Not itchy. How can I treat this??
Skin ulcers: small, tightly defined, circular (95%). No redness, itching or pain. Usually chest upward. Few in number. Infection? Specific issue?
Unclear: It is hard to say what could be causing your skin problem without seeing the problem. You should see you physician to be examined as soon as possible. ...Read more
My neck and chest feels sore to touch, similar sensation to sunburn (but it's not). There is no rash, redness or other symptoms. What could this be?
Tenderness, dysthesia: Such tenderness, if it's the skin, without rash or redness, suggests a hypersensitivity of skin disorder. I would look for deficiencies of magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamin b12, and also check thyroid status. Anxiety is a possible cause also. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Bad chest pain where 3-4th ribs meet sternum both sides. Ice helps. No redness/swelling. When will this go away? Prob a strain so why bother go to dr?
NSAID: I see you take Advil - does it help? Your symptoms are consistent with costochondritis, a form of arthritis which is best treated with a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug like Advil. Naproxen, which is much longer acting is an alternative. Be sure you're using an adequate dose: 400-800 mg of Advil very 4-6 hours or Aleve (naproxen) 2 tabs with food every 8-12 hours. Physical therapy can also help. ...Read more
Left knee pain at bottom and on inside, no swelling, heat or redness, very difficult to raise knee towards my chest the other week but now just achy.?
Varies: Causes may vary. Did you injure it? At your age, an arthritic cause would be unlikely. The most common thing we will see in that area is a tear of the medial meniscus. Don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
Several times a year I break out in odd rashes mostly on my chest neck and shoulders sometimes they look like scratches they are always accompanied by redness and swelling and tenderness of the skin and also with pimply looking things. I just broke out
See doc: Try to get in and see your doc or a dermatologist while you have the rash. If you can't get in soon, take pics so you can show your doc! ...Read more
My neck has brown spots, my chest is red and wrinkly, and my face has wrinkles, brown spots, and redness. Should I do fraxel laser or ipl?
After an evaluation, your dermatologist will advise you on the treatment options and and the benefits of each in your particular case.
You may even need both. Sunscreen is very important in prevention of future recurrence. ...Read more
I am experiencing rash on chest and pimples. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation. It will not go away.?
My skin (only legs/back/chest/stomach, neck)has been itchy for two weeks. House is free of bugs. No obvious redness unless I scratch. Ideas?
Contact dermatitis?: Have you changed laundry detergents or fabric softeners recently? You are describing the itching in areas that are in close contact with your clothes so that would be my first thought. Weather changes, dry skin, harsh soaps can also cause dry itchy skin. If you notice any red bumps or areas of irritation, see your doctor to ensure not scabies or other bites... ...Read more
My husband has a sore pimple like growth on right chest appeared suddenly with pain, redness, fever and swelling towards right armpit. Help pls.
Furunculosis: What you are describing sounds like furunculosis, an infection of the hair follicle that progresses to cause a boil or abscess. This can cause systemic symptoms like fever, but this means it is getting worse and may progress even further. Could be mrsa. This problem needs to be evaluated by a doctor for culture of the abscess and antibiotics as soon as possible. Don't wait around on this one. ...Read more
Tb I had my skin test - redness 40 mm I will do the chest xray tomorrow! But am I contagious? What are the side effects of the treatment for TB?
If you are: Coughing, you are able to spread the disease. They may try to culture to see for check for variants. Standard drugs are inh/ethambutol. Duration of therapy is long. Side effects not too troubling. ...Read more