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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Skin Redness (Definition)

Skin redness is a common symptom of inflammation or ...Read more


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Do symptoms like abdominal skin redness go away quickly?

Do symptoms like abdominal skin redness go away quickly?

Depends on cause: This depends on the cause. If infection (cellulitis), this needs antibiotics. If sunburn, it will improve. If eczema or psoriasis, it may linger unless treated. There are a large number of reasons for skin redness, and an answer depends on the cause of the redness. ...Read more

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Is it worth a trip to the doctor for abdominal skin redness?

Is it worth a trip to the doctor for abdominal skin redness?

More information: This is a tough one to answer well. Redness on abdominal skin could be caused by a multitude of things. I would suggest you have someone take a look. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for abdominal skin redness?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for abdominal skin redness?

Abdominal itch: First it;s important to determine the cause—contact dermatitis from elastic or metal, drug reaction from topical cream/lotion, fungal infection from damp, dark skin folds, etc. Otc antihistamines like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) claritin, zrytec may be enough for itching/hives; topical corticosteroid (cortaid, et al) can sooth itch & redness. {remember, a little steroid goes a long way; use the least amount needed. ...Read more

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How can I instantly get rid of skin redness?

How can I instantly get rid of skin redness?

Depends on the: cause and where the redness is.Brimonidine works for facial redness but it is temporary ...Read more

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Is it recommended to be taking atenolol (beta blocker) for skin redness?

Is it recommended to be taking atenolol (beta blocker) for skin redness?

Atenolol: It depends on what physiology the doctor is treating with the drug. Without knowing what the associations of the skin redness are, judging if atenolol is appropriate is speculation. ...Read more

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Can potatoes really help reduce skin redness?

Can potatoes really help reduce skin redness?

No: Red skin is from rosacea usually. Using gentle products, topical Metrogel or using a skin rejuvenation laser can help. Decreasing your alcohol, caffeine intake and eating plant based can improve inflammation which helps the skin. ...Read more

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How to help skin redness and itching? Oats?

How to help skin redness and itching? Oats?

Try hydrocortisone: You may be able to prevent redness and itching(usually eczema) by using moisturizers. Oatmeal products in bath water may help as well. Once you get redness, you need a topical steroid to get better. Try Hydrocortisone cream and if the problem persists see your doctor for something perscription. ...Read more