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Raised Red Patches On Skin
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
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
My 3yr old has these red slightly raised patches on his skin, they look like thestart of chicken pox, but has been the same for days. Has cough, no fever?
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
I have a red patch in the groin area, center is raised with cracks, the border is peeled skin. I've used Isoconazole for 5 days and no better yet...
After a tanning session I have this raised patch of red itchy bumpy skin (kinda like a rash I guess). What could it be?
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
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
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 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.
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
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
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?
possibly have Seborrheic, red raised skin blotchy patches & white scale or dandruff flaking in eye brows face ears. Looking for natural cures?
Scrub: Suggest you wash face with ivory soap and abrade skin gently with a facial scrub pad. ...Read more
I had about 3 red raised quarter sized lumps show up during high stress, while the redness faded there's still a lump under my skin. Any clues?
Here are some. ..: For the matter as described, it would be hard to offer countable advice without a direct look at it. So, bring the info on the onset, duration, progress, etc. Of the lesion to Doc for analysis + inspection + possible tests as needed so to define what it's and how to manage it sensibly. Clinically, such change is often related with long foreskin. ...Read more
A small part of my vein in my penis seems raised and has small redness irritation look under the skin, has been like this for two years, any ideas?
What described probably just represents a thrombosed vein or varix. It's harmless and just leave it alone as long as being painless and not bothersome to you. If still in doubt, go to see urologist for detailing and confirmation.
Best wish... ...Read more
Would the CO2 laser I'm getting for raised acne scars get rid of the redness. Skin turns red with slightest rubbing or touching...
No: The CO2 laser will not address the redness of your skin. Redness is usually due to telangiectasias, flushing, or rosacea. A different laser wavelength would be necessary to reduce redness (i.e., Pulsed dye lasers, Intense pulsed light, etc.). In fact, your redness will be slightly increased during the healing process. ...Read more
Woke up with sudden armpit lump. Very small beneath skin. Pain to touch. No redness. A bit raised skin. I scratched abit. No family history of cancer. Cause?
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, flaking or scaling). : Skin redness or irritation. Not contagious. Rash 3 weeks Original rash looks like it's healing but skin around it is red and raised with tiny clear fluid blisters?
Sound like a burn: Your symptoms are suggestive of a burn, or sunburn, as in a 1st degree burn, where you have redness and blisters but no true deep skin damage. It is typical for a rash to clear and have blisters left over; they are tiny areas of inflammation fluid left over from the active rash process. It sounds like it is resolving. If it persists are recurs, you should probably see a dermatologist. ...Read more