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My Face Is Always Red And Dry
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Dry skin: Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire body w soap every day. Use soap on areas that are dirty or where body ...Read more
I over-used benzoyl peroxide & my face is bright red and dry, even after many hours. I need the redness to go away ASAP. What should I do?
Wait it out: This is going to happen with any of these products & the chemical burn you created must heal. Be sure you get all of it off with a moisturizing soap. You could try a mild (1/2% hydrocortisone cream thinly applied once or twice a day for itching/redness but you mostly have to let it heal. It will behave like a sunburn. Avoid the BP for a few weeks. ...Read more
Is this rosacea? Irritated skin from reaction to a product. Didn't settle. Burning, warmth, redness. Dry skin. Now tingling and face is mildy red with some flushing in eves. Triggers:heat&emotion
Could be or allergy: If you have those symptoms as a reaction to a product it sounds more like allergy or allergic dermatitis. You may also have rosacea, which can result in flushing and facial redness especially with heat, stress or alcohol triggers. Either way you should see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Since I obtained treatment for hiv, my face has been very dry, scaly and rough with frequent redness/spots, any possible diet orregimen to avoid this?
HIV & rash on face: One of the rashes that is common is the setting of HIV is seborrheic dermatitis, which is a red rash with yellowish scales primarily on hairline, brows, around the nose and in the moustache/beard area. In patients with hiv, seborrheic dermatitis can be more extensive and more challenging to treat. However there are excellent treatments. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more
What should I do about my face? I have redness all over, and dry skin on my cheeks, around my nose, and my forehead. I've tried to moisterize my face about every half hour. If I put anykind of lotion on it, it just keeps burning.
Perhaps: Perhaps you have seborrheic dermatitis? This is a common condition this time of year and if typically found on the scalp or face. On the face, it is seen as red, scaly areas on the forehead, between the eyebrows (or on the middle part of the eyebrows), and beside the nose. Typical treatment would be Ketoconazole Cream and/or desonide cream which can prescribed by a dermatologist. Otc options might include Cortaid (hydrocortisone) which can help some patients. I hope this helps! ...Read more
Face-skin dry/litle bit of redness around cheeks/few pimples and blackheads. Wat drugstore cleanser should I use that won't dry out my face?
I am experiencing rash on face, skin redness or irritation and dry or cracking skin and scalp and eyebrows. What Can I do to treat it?
Seborrhea: This sounds like what is called seborrheic dermatitis or seborrhea. First try to use a water based moisturizer such as Cetaphyl. If this doesn't work try over the counter cortisone, twice a day for 2-3 days at a time. If you still are having trouble, then go see your dermatologist. Unfortunately, seborrhea is a chronic condition. There is no cure for it. So treat it only when it's active. ...Read more
What could be diagnosis for having rashes at the back, dry cough for more than a month, fatigue, redness of face and weight loss? Male, 50s
Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..
What could be diagnosis for having non-itchy rashes at the back, dry cough for more than a month, fatigue, redness of face and weight loss? Male, 50s
Experiencing some scalp redness or irritation, scalp tenderness to touch and felt like sunburn on top of head. Few small red `spots' seen at top of head. Dr says dry scalp. Washed hair daily, used hair spray frequently. Stopped routine. Treatment?
Dry hair: Shampoos are more drying than soap as they remove more hair oils. If you use shampoos it's important to follow with a hair conditioner to restore oils for your hair and scalp. A skilled beautician can evaluate your hair and advise you about its status and give you advice on your hair care and hair care products. ...Read more
Seborrhic dermatitis: You should see a physician to get an accurate diagnosis, but what you have described above probably is seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin disorder that mainly affects your scalp, or face causing scaly, itchy, red. Seborrheic dermatitis can treated with antifungal lotions corticosteroids or selenium selsun blue lotion. ...Read more
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Eczema: Some people have very sensitive skin and need to be aware of what chemicals they apply. Living in dry climates and cold weather can exacerbate this problem. A moisturizer with a barrier to protect the outer layer will help. Visit a dermatologist in your area as they may be able to assess your skin and provide cosmetic-medical grade products to assist you. ...Read more
See dermatologist.: If your cousin's face is dry and you have itchy red patches on your cheeks, a dermatologist needs to be seen. ...Read more
Dry skin: Babies can get dry skin on their face or other areas of the body. Redness can also appear as a result and is often due to eczema. Have you had the two-month check up with your pediatrician? Proper skin moisturizing is important. Talk with your doctor or have live consult via HealthTap to talk about which products are best to put on your baby. ...Read more
Seborrhea: Seborrhea can cause redness and scaling and will respond to either 1 per cent Hydrocortisone or topical antifungals such as ketoconazole, Miconazole or perhaps lotrimin. This can be accompanied by dandruff. A prescription treatment which is sometimes useful for long term relief is Eurax (crotamiton) lotion which decrease demises which lives in skin. ...Read more
You may: You may have a photodermatitis. Please see a dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Needing expert help. I have dry, red, chapped, and extremely flaky skin on my face. How do I help all these skin issues go away?
I went to the beach a few days ago, my face was all red for about 3 days then it turned really dry and rough face. Any ideas to treat this?
You didn't mention: If you got sunburned or not--this is the most likely cause of your symptoms. These will go away on their own in a week or so. Use a mild soap with cool water followed by a moisturizing cream on your face. Let the rough, dry areas peel or flake on their own. Avoid sun exposure for now and use sunscreen in the future. You should be fine! ...Read more
Does skin barrier heal itself? I have dry red patches on my face. Currently only using Egyptian Magic cream. Is that enough or add moiturizer also?
Patches egyptian mag: Unclear if the red patches are eczema, allergy/ food intolerance, acne or rosacea. Though Egyptian magic contains ingredients that are natural it has not undergone rigorous testing. I would not add moisturizer to it because then you adding and making a new product beside it has olive oil. F/u/ w/ derm to determinen the underlying cause and treatment ...Read more
My face has been dry, a little red, and burninhg and the skin on the inner part of my elbows are red and dry. Why is my skin reacting this way? Could
Dry skin: Try moisturizing more often - take less hot showers (the heat dries out your skin) and it could be mild eczema. ...Read more