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I have a skin condition in the center of my chest that is reddish, lumpy ?

I have a skin condition in the center of my chest that is reddish, lumpy ?

Chest papules: May be eczema, folliculitis ( inflammation of hair follicles), fungus ( usually not raised) or psoriasis or other. keep clean and dry wash 2 x a day with soap and water or hibiclens(OTC washing solution used inhsopitals can get in CVS) and water, follow up with doc as may need topical antibiotics like mupirocin or antifungal like lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone). ...Read more

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I have a skin condition but primarily caused by a hypersensitivity reaction, so which would you class it as?

I have a skin condition but primarily caused by a hypersensitivity reaction, so which would you class it as?

Depends: if allergy to foods or drugs, that would be type 1, allergic reaction, if allergy to contacts (contactants), that would be allergic contact dermatitis, or allergic contact reaction, type 4 allergic reaction, such allergy to poison ivy or nickel, that's it, simply put, hope that answers your question ...Read more

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I have a skin condition which I am seeing a dermotologist for although they don't seem to have a clue. Idont want to keep being prescribed creams.Help.

I have a skin condition which I am seeing a dermotologist for although they don't seem to have a clue. Idont want to keep being prescribed creams.Help.

Maybe a biopsy: Some skin conditions are not only difficult to treat but also to diagnose. If you have not had improvement perhaps it is time for the dermatologist you are seeing to perform a skin biopsy. This is a simple and quick procedure to get a sample of skin for analysis. Often the results can improve the diagnostic accuracy and treatment approach. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a skin condition underneath my armpits, started off as a rash(non ichy) then turned my skin a darker colour, and dried it up, so its choppy.

I have a skin condition underneath my armpits, started off as a rash(non ichy) then turned my skin a darker colour, and dried it up, so its choppy.

Hyperpigmentation: What you are describing is a common phenomenon known as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Any time there is inflammation of the skin, whether due to a rash or a pimple or a trauma, one can then get a residual reminder of that inflammation with resulting temporary darkening of the skin. Over time, this will fade but it may take weeks to months to do so. ...Read more

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I have a skin condition called rosacia. Would appreciate if some one could give me a good home remedy ?

I have a skin condition called rosacia. Would appreciate if some one could give me a good home remedy ?

Dermatologist: Basic lifestyle modifications if your diagnosis is truly rosacwa and not another condition that may mimic rosacwa. 1). Strict sun protection with physical sunscreens only zinc oxide or titanium dioxide. Everyday + hat outside. I like elta physical and vanicream spf 60. 2) avoid any identifiable triggers. 3) gentle cleansers and moisturizers (cerave and cerave pm). Likely you will need an rx. ...Read more

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