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My Skin Gets Red And Blotchy When I Exercise
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
I get red blotchy skin when I'm nervous, excited or exercise. I have a reddish brown rash on my legs where I normally blotch, but it doesn't go away?
I have been experiencing swelling of lower ext. Along with blotchy redness of the skin that's warm to the touch.
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
When I sit in the sun for about 20 mins my skin gets red and blotchy like a sunburn. What could be causing it?
Heat, sun reaction: Most likely it is an increase in blood flow to your skin as you are out in the heat. Blood vessels in your skin dilate and the skin then becomes red as you describe. It's also possible that you are having a phototoxic reaction. That's a reaction of your skin to sunlight when you are on certain medications. Things like birth control, even NSAID's can cause this type of reaction. ...Read more
Skin care: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergnic & unscented. 5. Only need frequent soap/cleanser on areas that are dirty or create body odor. 6. Use moisturizer as needed. 7. Aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. 8. Maintain a healthy diet. 9. See a dermatologist to find out why skin is red & flaky. ...Read more
Vascular changes: Changes in temperature can cause changes in superficial blood flow to the skin. This is what often happens when one goes quickly from a warm environment to a cold one. Because your skin is fair this makes the change more obvious. ...Read more
I have red blotchy skin that doesn't itch and isn't scaly. I gets worse with stress, but never goes away.?
Dermatitis: Without looking at the lesions/rash it is difficult to be precise. It can be two different entities. ...Read more
Skin patchiness: Irregular skin discoloration can be due to inflammation due to rashes, vascular changes, bacterial or fungal infections of skin, ^ or v in melanin production. Injury, heat, genetics, solar radiation, hormonal changes & exposure to heavy metal are potential causes. REF: https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/003224.htm ...Read more
Mirvaso: Depending on the cause, there is a new topical prescription cream that reduces redness on the face. But I would see a dermatologist to determine the cause, as if this is a contact allergy then eliminating the aggravating agent will resolve the redness. ...Read more
Need to visualize: & obtain history to identify the cause of these skin issues before we can make treatment recommendation. ...Read more
Why is my skin so itchy? It's been itchy for two months now and it just now became red blotchy and has white bumps. It won't stop.
Need eval to know.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
Red, blotchy skin and very itchy. Starts appearing in the summer (but not every summer) and hot temperatures. Is it something to be worried about?
Prickly Heat rash: This usually occurs from excessive sweating in the summer and blockage of the sweat glands. If you exercise, try to do so in cooler environments. Wear clothing that clothing that wicks away sweat. Avoid oils and lotions. You can use calamine lotion or Hydrocortisone ointment/creams for the itchiness. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There's a long differential here, from seborrheic dermatitis to allergic or irritant dermatitis to a yeast or fungus infection - hives - something called erythema multiforme - the list goes on and on. A lot depends on how long it's been present, whether it itches, its precise appearance, etc. You really need to have a dermatologist look at it in person. ...Read more
Sister has bilateral back pain near T12 level that is painful, & increases with even light touch. Today she has red blotchy skin over area. What is it?
I suspect shingles: If it mostly on one sideGet a more detailed answer ›
Why does my skin become hot and red randomly. Mostly my one ear, chest, cheeks? Legs? It gets red hot and blotchy out of no where
Is it itchy?: If these symptoms have been occurring for a while you may be allergic to one of your medications or have another skin condition such as cold urticaria. See if your symptoms occur around the time of taking your medication or are related to exposure to cold. Is your rash itchy and how long does it last? If it does not go away in minutes see your doctor right away so that a precise diagnosis can m ...Read more
Could this be anemia? My daughter is 13 yaers old 113 lbs. 5'4" active in sports. Sometimes around her menstral she passes out. At basketball practice she gets red, blotchy skin, - her knees turn allmost black- she gets winded before the others do and we
Since: Since your daughter's symptoms seem to be precipitated by exercise, one needs to look carefully at the heart with an echocardiogram. Possible causes for her symptoms would be valvular heart disease or asymetric septal hypertrophy. If she has not had an echo, I would insist on one before allowing her to particpate in sports. She could also be having an irregular heart beat brought on by exercise. Wearing a monitor while exercising would help determine if that was happening or not. And yes, anemia can cause reduced exercise tolerance, too. ...Read more
My skin is always red/blotchy on my cheeks and along my jawline. It's not itchy/irritated/bumpy/burns or anything, just bright red. Help?
I have red, blotchy skin on certain parts of my body that I really want to get rid of. It isn't bumpy, just red. How can I get more even skin tone?
Cause of botching?: To get more even skin tone (other than masking it), it is important to know what is causing the red blotchy skin- an infection? Allergic reaction? Autoimmune cause? By doing so, it can be treated appropriately. Your doctor can help get a referral to a dermatologist depending on the specific details of your case. ...Read more
My skin is red blotchy, itchy, white heads, and burns sometimes when the sun hits or sweat. It's really bad lately and nothing has helped. Help! ?
Dermatology: You must be examined, evaluated and treated: cannot be diagnosed online. ...Read more
I have red blotchy spots on my skin. Lately, I have been drinking excessive amounts of alcohol and using the steam room and pool.
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