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How to treat redness and dry skin on the face?

How to treat redness and dry skin on the face?

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

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How can I get rid of redness and dry skin on the face?

How can I get rid of redness and dry skin on the face?

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

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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?

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

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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

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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?

Cetaphil Restoraderm: Cetaphil restoraderm cleanser and moisturizer are intended for individuals with eczema or very dry skin and can be used on face as well as body. Otherwise, they also make a gentle cleanser that might work as well. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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

Dry cough: From smoking or allergies/ postnatal drainage. Fatigue, weight lost and rash warrants a visit to your physician. You need complete physical examination and lab work to rule out immune disorders, cancer, thyroid issues and other medical conditions. ...Read more

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Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Is there any recommendation for extra dry itchy skin around eyes and face and to reduce redness, blemish on face, Tia Doctor..

Dermatitis: It depends on what is really going on and should be seen by a doctor. It could be contact dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, Lupus, Rosacea, and other etiologies. Each condition would be approached a little different in regards to work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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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

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

Have it evaluated: It is impossible to say without being able to do a physical exam and know the results of x rays and lab studies. The cough needs evaluation in a smoker because of the high risk of major lung issues. See a doctor soon. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Eachy red dry face why?

Eachy red dry face why?

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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Could you tell me ways I can improve the appearance of my skin, my face is dry, flaky & red?

Could you tell me ways I can improve the appearance of my skin, my face is dry, flaky & red?

I think eczema: seborrhea or rosacea. All are treated quite differently. I would see a dermatologist to find out the true diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Until then you can try Eucerin calming cream ...Read more

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My face is dry and red what should I use on my face?

My face is dry and red what should I use on my face?

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

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My face is really red, dry, and it burns almost. What could it be?

Dry skin: Dry skin is common in cold winter climates, especially if you have to walk out in the cold. Cover your face, use a thick moisturizer such as eucerin and avoid putting any make up as it may irritate your skin and cause allergic reactions. ...Read more

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My face is very red and I have very bad dry screen on it what can I do for this?

See your doctor: You may have a form of skin allergy such as eczema, or adult acne called rosacea, there are various effective treatments for these. The redness may be due to something else entirely, you should get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my cousin's face is dry and has itchy red patches on my cheeks?

What do you suggest if my cousin's face is dry and has itchy red patches on my cheeks?

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

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2 month old baby red and dry face?

2 month old baby red and dry face?

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

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Why do I have red blotches on my face and it dry skin to?

Why do I have red blotches on my face and it dry skin to?

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

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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?

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?

Psorias?: See a dermatologist. You may need steroid creams to effectively treat. Zinc is also good. It should be looked at to know which treatment will work best. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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