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I am experiencing wrist pain, headache, hand swelling, hand numbness, hand tingling, cold hands, hand weakness and non blanching red or purple spo...

I am experiencing wrist pain, headache, hand swelling, hand numbness, hand tingling, cold hands, hand weakness and non blanching red or purple spo...

Hand pain: Taken together your symptoms may be suggestive of an inflammatory or autoimmune disease. I would recommend a clinical and laboratory evaluation by a rheumatologist. I would be happy to do a consult if you desire. ...Read more

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What could a red blotches that blanch be?

Blotches: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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10 ds ago I was bitten by a mosquito, up till now there is a red blanch-able Papule, non itchy non tender, only red, how can I get rid of it!

10 ds ago I was bitten by a mosquito, up till now there is a red blanch-able Papule, non itchy non tender, only red, how can I get rid of it!

Avoid any irritation: If it's not painful and doesn't itch, you probably don't have to take any action. However you do need to avoid scratching a plane with it. Avoid any kind of friction. Avoid putting any substance or chemicals on it. If it's just a simple mosquito bite, pimple should go away on its own. Give it another week if it's still not bothering you. ...Read more

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From 3 weeks ago up till now I still have 3 mosquito bites in my face. They are still red and blanch on pressure. What should I do?

From 3 weeks ago up till now I still have 3 mosquito bites in my face. They are still red and blanch on pressure. What should I do?

Local: It could be just local infection or irritation get some of the over the counter triple antibiotics ointment with also steroids cream and use for three to four days. ...Read more

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Bright red dot, back of hand, ~1mm, no blanch w pressure. Feels flat or very slightly raised. No itch/pain or known trauma. Cauc/F/42yo. Action?

Bright red dot, back of hand, ~1mm, no blanch w pressure. Feels flat or very slightly raised. No itch/pain or known trauma. Cauc/F/42yo. Action?

Red dot: A red macule that doesn't blanch may be a hemangioma which is a benign vascular growth that is slightly raised and is permanent. A perfectly flat lesion may be a petechia which is a leakage of blood from a tiny blood vessel and this resolves in a week or so. Have your physician check it if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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1 day after a mosquito bite on my eyelid just under the eyebrow. Ifound a red tender swelling about 2.5 CM which blanches on pressure. What could it be?

1 day after a mosquito bite on my eyelid just under the eyebrow. Ifound a red tender swelling about 2.5 CM which blanches on pressure. What could it be?

Allergic reaction.: The swelling from a mosquito bites is usually an allergic reaction to the proteins and toxins in the bite and rarely due to infection. You may need and anti-histaminic if the swelling persists. You also may need an antibiotic such as Vibramycin (doxycycline) in this context as a precautionery.
So see your doctor. ...Read more

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Healthy 8 yr old developed raised red rash that blanches. Otherwise healthy. Rash since yesterday...Breast BONE area both sides. Slight itch. Help?

Healthy 8 yr old developed raised red rash that blanches. Otherwise healthy. Rash since yesterday...Breast BONE area both sides. Slight itch. Help?

Blanching rash OK: If no other symptoms and pt is doing well, a blanching rash should not be concerning. If persistent for longer than 3-4days, seek medical advice. OTC topical steroid can help with itching. ...Read more

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Red blaching on shaft of penis after masterbating slowly going away, were a deep red.?

Red blaching on shaft of penis after masterbating slowly going away, were a deep red.?

From activity: Is likely a combination of engorgement (swelling) and friction--particularly if you did not use a lubricant. Could also be irritated if had chemical/substance on hand or used "makeshift" lubricant. As long as resolving, should not be a problem. ...Read more

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Constant face redness, intermittent hot flashes (male), diarrhea approx once/week. Facial redness DOESN'T blanch w/ pressure. Carcinoid syndrome?

Constant face redness, intermittent hot flashes (male), diarrhea approx once/week. Facial redness DOESN'T blanch w/ pressure. Carcinoid syndrome?

Get a Medical Checku: You should go see your PCP and let him/her examine you and get some baseline blood tests. If any abnormality is found, further testing with scans may be indicated. Right now there is enough suspicion to start with a simple evaluation and establish a baseline. It can be a difficult diagnosis in early stages. ...Read more

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I have redness on my eyebrows?

I have redness on my eyebrows?

Eyebrows red?: Do they itch? Did you use any dye? Other product? It sounds like a probable allergic reaction. You could try some OTC hydrocortisone cream or ointment. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Can you sunburn without redness?

Can you sunburn without redness?

Not possible: Sunburn is response of tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is inflammation (red, hot, swelling, pain (which increases blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this injures already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently help. ...Read more

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What could cause redness on my skin?

What could cause redness on my skin?

Lots of things: Any type if stimulus to the skin can cause it to turn red. ...Read more

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Does the redness from sunburn go away?

Does the redness from sunburn go away?

Yes: Once the burn is healed it should go away. ...Read more

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How do I reduce the redness on a sunburn?

How do I reduce the redness on a sunburn?

Aloe Barbadensis: (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. See dr for severe burns. ...Read more

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What OTC use to help with redness in face?

What OTC use to help with redness in face?

None???: Your post is unclear; "redness" in the face can be anything from sun exposure; to something more serious like dermatitis; or lupus...Best to have your doctor 'eyeball' this in order to get adequate evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get the redness out of a sunburn?

How do I get the redness out of a sunburn?

You can't: It is a burn, and will require 3-7 days for the reddness to lighten. Prevention is only real option, in future, use a sunblock. ...Read more

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When will redness from my sunburn go away?

Variable: It usually takes a matter of days however sometimes the redness can be permanent if the burn was severe. ...Read more

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How would doctors recommend I treat redness?

Way too vague.: Redness of ____? Please provide more information about your symptoms and re-ask this question. ...Read more

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What can cause redness on my brother's face?

What can cause redness on my brother's face?

Redness brother face: 1. you slapped him?
2. He did not use sunscreen?
3. He is embarrassed?

Need pictures and more details. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat facial redness?

Depends on cause: The most common cause of chronic facial redness is rosacea. There is not one best way to treat rosacea. Avoiding the triggers such as sun exposure and spicy foods are beneficial. Oral and topical medications can be very helpful, as can laser and light treatments to reduce redness and prominent facial blood vessels (telangiectasias). See your doctor or dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more