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Raised Red Dry Patches On Skin
My daughter (age 9), had developed a red spotty patch on her back that is growing with time. I initially thought eczema but the skin is not dry and feels normal. And there are no raised bumps. It has grown from a dime size to about the size of a half doll
Virtual consult: Would need to see a picture in order to make a more accurate assessment. Consider a HealthTap prime consult, concierge consult, or a visit with your pediatrician. ...Read more
50p sized, swollen feeling, red, raised area on skin (back of leg)with dry patch in the middle. Dry patch slightly itchy, border of bump uneven, what is it?
Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy. Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye. It's itchy. Kindly help.?
Eczema: It's possible that you have eczema affecting your brows and corners of your eyelids. This condition can also affect other parts of your body, like behind your ears, elbows, behind your knees, etc. Avoid your eyelids, but you may trial hydrocortisone 2.5% cream to the brows 2-3 times per day to see if you respond well enough. The eyelids require prescription grade ophthalmic ointment. ...Read more
Eczema start as coin shaped patch raised hair follicles no other symptoms & days later become dry and itchy? Normal skin color cept red after shower
Not sure it is eczem: Ask your physician to send you to a dermatologist ...Read more
Increasing dry skin on eyelids/hands, I work long night shifts and am concerned it might be a diet deficiency. Also have red raised patch behind knee?
I have red patches on my skin, they don't hurt me at all or itch at all. They're kind of raised. What could it be or how can I get rid of it?
See derm: There is no way to tell what may be the cause with the description given. If your doctor can't provide you the answer, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
Eczema vs dermatitis: This sounds like inflammation of the skin localized to one spot. Dermatitis is a fancy term for inflammation of the skin. Try treating with either a topical steroid such as Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or an anti-itch lotion such as sarna or sarna for sensitive skin. If this does not resolve it, see your doctor. ...Read more
Does the red, dry, bumpy spot on the back of my 3 month old sons head need attention? I noticed a red circle about the size f of a quarter on the back of my 3 month olds head after his 2 month check up. It stays dry, and it it raised a bit and it's seems
What could red, raised patch of bumps on chest that feel like mosquito bites with surrounding skin turning black be?
After a tanning session I have this raised patch of red itchy bumpy skin (kinda like a rash I guess). What could it be?
Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.
I have a round red patch on my forehead whis is slightly raised and the skin flakes off its also itchy sometimes. Tried daktacort but not worked.?
See dermatologist: You will need to be clinically examined. It could be fungal infection/dermatomycosis like ringworm or could be psoriasis or other skin problem. They can have the same symptoms-however different in clinical presentation. Steroids would help psoriasis but steroids will make ring worm worse. You need to be seen and evaluated by your doctor or dermatologist ...Read more
I found a circular dot on my stomach. Its light red, doesn't itch, isn't raised. There is dry looking skin towards the middle of it. What can it be?
Exam: Any rash or skins buy requires an exam Healthtap Telemeficine would work ...Read more
Is there any kind of correlation between someone having pinkeye and then developing a skin rash? Bumps seem to come and go, red patches raised bumps
Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!
Irritant: This appears to be an irritant reaction. Check on the products you have been using on your face or even oral products. Are you using teeth-whitening tooth paste? How about mouth-wash introduced prior to onset of the lip problem? ...Read more
I have a small bumpy red itchy raised patches of skin about 1/2" to 1" in diameter on each of my inner thighs, betamethasone makes it go but itreturns?
See your doctor: Symptpms like these need to be examined in person by your doctor. ...Read more
I have large red patches on the back of my calves. The skin is hot and tight, and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps. Itchy.
I have small red tears/dry skin spots on my inner thighs and around my scrotum. They constantly itch. They look like bites but they are not raised.?
Legs turn purple with white internal blotches and red raised patches on skin when standing for even short period of time (5 min)?
Need more informatio: May be related to the fact you're standing in the blood is pooling, but with the presence of patches of red and raised there are other things we think of. We see this sometimes and people who have elevated immuno globulins call hyperglobulinemia Purpura. You need to discuss with your physician whether it's something as simple as blood pooling or the elevated globulins or something else ...Read more
A baby has blotches of dry skin that is raised and does not get better with lotion kind like little bumps and slightly red. No fever and no itching?
Might be eczema: The baby's doctor can check to see if the rash is the common eczema. Eczema can be treated by increasing the moisture in the skin by using creams such as cerave or cetaphil. Hydrocortisone 1% cream is over-the-counter and can be used twice a day for 4-5 days. If the rash is better, the Hydrocortisone can then be used once a day for 2-4 days, and then stopped. Avoid soaps or over-washing the skin. ...Read more
I have very itchy, dry, and slightly raised bumps on my mons pubis that are a red-ish brown color. Is this just dry skin? What can I do to treat it?
I have a strange rash on my wrist. It is red, dry at times, and slightly raised off the skin. I've been applying eczema cream daily. Still no change!
See below: Get the rash seen by your doc. It very difficult to diagnose a rash without seeing it. ...Read more
My baby has a red raised rash and dry skin on his back but no where else. We haven't changed detergents or bath wash. What could it be?
What did he lay on?: If this is localized to an area so well defined, you would want to look into what surfaces he laid on within the preceding 12-18 hrs before the rash. A baby will sweat some & may dissolve fabric softener, cleaning products or other agents were left in any concentration on a surface. Some babies will react to a wool blanket that way, etc. I can think of no illness or food item that would produce this. ...Read more
Hi in the corner of my eye I have a raised red patch of skin and swelling in the lower eyelid. Told a stye but been 10 weeks.
Probably stye: They can last months. See your eye MD for definitive treatment. ...Read more
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