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My Belly Skin Is Red How Can I Make Sure That My Clothes Are Not Causing This
Loose clothing: Wear loose clothing to avoid friction.Get a more detailed answer ›
My skin is constantly itchy, especially my hands, feet and legs. I scratch so much that i bleed. I am also anemic so not sure if this is the cause. Could it be?
Mine and my boyfriends down their areas are super itchy not a disease not sure what it is how can i treat it?
See your doctor: to determine the etiology of the itching. ...Read more
The spot between my vagina and anus gets extremely itchy every so often and im not sure what it could be or what to do about it.
Jock itch: Try over the counter anti fungal cream or powder , if no resolution in a week or two .Seek treatment from dermatologist. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok if i bleach my outer labia and thighs? due to yeast infections my skin down there has become almost black n want to make it same as my legs
Absolutely!!!!: Hi Aleena, It is absolutely ok to use skin lighteners to even out the discoloration of skin tones that yeast infections cause. What is more important is to treat the infection and decrease the inflammation. If this has been a long standing problem then I would suggest that you consult your physician for a work up of diabetes or other things that can show up as skin discoloration. ...Read more
I have this blisters all over my body and it is itchy. And when i scratch it there are waters will come out from it. Please tell me if what is it ?
Blistery rash: Sounds very suspicious for chicken pox or varicella. ...Read more
Why does my head seem to be bigger then my body,? Why is my face do flat?? Is there any way to make it appear smaller and not as flat
Mirror Mirror....: This is an interesting question about body image and perception. How have you come to make this assessment about the proportions of your head, face, and body? Has someone you trust, or a professional made this assessment? Is it true for you no matter which mirror you look in? I would suggest visiting a doctor to assess if there really is anything concerning about the proportions of you head/face. ...Read more
The skin on my knees is so dark these days, it's really annoying me and I am ashamed of it. Is there any way to make them look lighter?
Sun block is key: Skin lighteners such as kojic acid, hydroquinone, and plant extracts should only be used if proper sun protection is used. Over the counter products are safe and generally contain 2% kojic acid which limit their effectiveness. They work by blocking the production of melanin which is the natural pigment in the skin cells. Always check with a dermatologist to make sure there are no contraindications. ...Read more
My acne is gone my skin is smooth but I have dots that are brown somewhat red spot were the acne was what can it be and how can I make that go away?
What to do if I got quite red irritated skin and I just want to get skin like a babies bottom, obviously not the smell and nappy rash, as this wouldit!?
Baby skin: No, you probably don't want baby bottom skin!! Haha. Keep your skin clean, avoiding harsh soaps (including antibacterial soaps) and chemical irritants. Use SUNSCREEN!! If your skin is dry and irritated, use a good moisturizer regularly- no perfumes or colors. Don't scratch and pick at your skin. See your doctor for a regular check of your skin, especially for any moles, etc. that change. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My skin feels very tender and sensitive, almost as if it were burned. The slightest touch is uncomfortable. What is this and what can I do to fix it?
Sebaceous cyst: Sebaceous cysts are common on the scrotal skin. Usually they are painless and mobile. They are not dangerous, although occasionally they do become infected. If they are large you may want to get them removed/ ...Read more
The palms and bottoms of my daughter's hand and feet are peeling, as is something were eating them. So i wonder what it could be causing it to do that?
I have red spots under my eyes and they seem to be scaly and bright red when nothing is done to it. What could it be and what can I do to reduce it?
My forehead has become really uneven due to my acne . There are small bumps all over it. What should I do to make it even again?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
What can I do if my lips are so dry that there is a huge crack in it, how can I make it heal faster?
See details: Not much to do at this point. Time will heal. Use a lip balm regularly in the future to prevent recurrences. ...Read more
Loose clothing: Wear loose clothing to avoid friction.Get a more detailed answer ›
After gallbladder removal how long is normal for the belly button area to be sensitive? sometimes clothes touching it causes sensitivity. no redness.
I have a red, inflamed belly button that has a discharges and gets crusty skin, what causes this?
Not sure but: Difficult to say for sure but hernias can occur in area and become irritated, old scar tissue or granuloma from prior surgery, rarely a sinus or fistula especially in crohn's disease, tumor or tumor related lymph node occur there, eczema, maceration from obesity, yeast infection. Best to have examined, a scraping for exam under microscope, culture and possibly an ultrasound or ct scan. Get an exam. ...Read more
What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?
See a doctor: It is inappropriate to diagnose your condition based on the description. It would be risky to suggest some possible conditions that cause this. Do the right thing. Show it to a doctor! ...Read more
Skin hurts on and off for 6weeks but worse over the last to days no rash or redness my clothes at to painfull to ware?
Dysesthesia: Diffusely painful skin without signs of irritation or inflammation is quite unusual. This dysesthesia would require an examination by your physician who will order a battery of blood tests checking electrolytes and mineral levels. If no abnormalities are found, could chronic stress play a role? If so, discuss this with your physician.. ...Read more
SSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more
I had a C-section a month ago. Skin is very sensitive bellow belly button above scar. Even clothes rubbing on my skin hurt. Is this normal?
Maybe: Presuming you had a "bikini" incision (near the pubic hair line), it is a bit unusual for skin to be sensitive below the belly button. It is very typical for the area to be very numb. Some patients may interpret the feeling to be one of sensityivity. If there is pain and/or redness though, please see your doctor. Remember, avoid exposure to extreme heat near the incision as a skin burn is possible. ...Read more
I developed skin rashes-2 on stomach, 1 in the navel, 1 on neck, 1 below knee and seems it is spreading. It is red and looks like it has small skin peel off and it doesn't itch me. I don't take medicines which could cause it. How to cure it?
Yes: There are viruses that can produce those signs. ...Read more
Hi i am 19 year old.i have friction burn on my penis because i masturbated with a cloth so now how i can reduce the redness of skin?Give me easy tips.
AintNothinLikeThReal: Read "Portnoy's Complaint" by Philip Roth. And don't worry, that skin heals fast if you don't irritate it again. Use a mild soap and put a thin layer of any antibiotic ointment on it (just don't be tempted to use that ointment for anything else, at least for a while!). Then think of switching to a chamois cloth--or waiting for a real vagina. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin often feels hot.Doesnt take much for me to feel red/hot;a little to warm clothes, a hot room etc.Hormon, hyperthyrose, and cortisoltests ok.What?
This should help : www.rightdiagnosis.com/sym/flushing.htm list of 238 disease causes of flushing, patient stories, diagnostic guides, 615 drug side effect causes, 362 drug interaction causes. Diagnostic checklist, medical ... Obviously the list is nothing short of humongous. I think if you work with that with your doctor however you should be able to pinpoint the problem. The diagnostic checklist is particularly impressive. Best wishes for a happy new year. ...Read more
When I wear warm clothes, I often get red hot splotches on my chest, midsection, and thighs. Much more than the usual flushed skin. What can I do?
Pencil eraser sized mole near my neck sometimes hurts when I rub it after it's been irritated by clothes. Skin around it is also red when it's irritated. This has been happening for quite some time. But maybe it's time to start worrying???
Mole: Instead of worrying, see a dermatologist. The lesion may be a wart or a melanocytic nevus, but there is no way of knowing without seeing a specialist. ...Read more
Got caught in a rain storm. Was in wet clothes for 30/1 hour. Noticed a red blister on the head of my penis. Could my wet clothes rubbed a blister?
Here are some ...: Yes or no; no definite answer to this concern. Was this the first occurrence of this kind? If so, just eliminate the suspicious factors such as cleaning & drying the area with no additional irritation to i, and see how it may evolve in 2-3 days. if recurrent, past experience would be the surest reference and assurance on how to handle it. Besides, consider if you have long tight foreskin. See Doc. ...Read more
Can body contouring make my body look normal again? I lost 100 pounds within the past year, and even though i'm at a healthy weight, I have trouble fitting into clothes because my skin sags and I have loose, flabby areas on my stomach and arms. Can body c
I suffer from the shakes, bad head and back ache, im always cold when its warm, bad belly cramping with pinky/red spotting. What could be causing this?
I got a flat oval red rash, no specific skin texture, the diameter of 1-2 cm on the back and abdomen. There're about 10 of them. Itches when touched.
I have what appears to be a spot/abscess on my abdomen however i am concerned as around this is inflamed red ripple-like skin, any idea what this is?
You said it...: A picture is worth... well you know. But you describe inflamed skin which would be simply just that and may simply subside by itself, or this may be a "clogged" infected hair follicle (folliculitis), skin infection (cellulitis), pus pocket of infection (abscess), an allergic reaction to an insect bite... The would be the most common. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
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