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Rash On Face Small Bumps
My Brother is experiencing rash on face. I thought it was a bug bite but another bump formed and it has been there for more than a week now?
Diagnosis unknown: There are many different reasons for rashes. This will likely require a medical examination to determine accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more
My Brother is experiencing rash on face. I thought it was a bug bite at first but it's been there for more than a week now and another bump formed.?
Rash: Send us a photo. Could be serious if it is not going away after a week. ...Read more
I am experiencing a big bump on chin that yellowdrain. The following also describe me: Rash on face, Drainage or pus, and Rash. What should I do?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor and have the issue evaluated and treated. You will likely need antibiotics. ...Read more
Took a 5-day z-pack post wisdom teeth extraction & and recently finished it. I now have a face rash w/ little red bumps. Why/how can I get rid of it?
2 yr old son gets raised rash on face when rubbed on something look like a small mosquito bites been 3weeks now? No pain no itching disappears in minutes
If there is....: ...."no pain no itching disappears in mins, " then I'm not sure what the problem is. If he is well, if the rash is not bothering or disfiguring him, then I wouldn't worry about it too much. ...Read more
Small bumpy rash on face and neck appears after 1 or 2 sips of alcohol on empty stomach. Lg amts of food, water and time makes it go away. Allergy?
Unlikely but possibl: Alcohol itself is unlikely to trigger an allergic reaction although flushing is a side effect. Ingredients in beer may cause allergic reaction. If rash is itchy, this increases the chance that it may be an allergy. The small amount ingested could be consistent with allergy and it is not unusual for mild allergic reactions to resolve spontaneously with time. If continues to occur see allergist. ...Read more
Nickle Size rash on face, shingles or cold sore? I went to urgent care and they said it was shingles can a shingle be as small as a nickel in one spot
Facial Shingles?: YES but best to follow up with same doc or see a derma. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Razor burn or: Sensitivity to products used. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize. ...Read more
Various descriptions: Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Dr. Can examine skin: Skin rashes are hard to describe with words. A rash that looks worrisome, lasts more than a few days, or keeps recurring should be examined by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist. A doctor can start treatment, or he can do additional testing if the diagnosis is uncertain. Face rashes include acne, allergic reactions, rosacea, seborrhea, etc. Sometimes, internal disease can cause a face rash. ...Read more
Mystery: The mystery will remain until someone looks at the rash and identifies the problem. You should see a doctor to examine you and elucidate the problem. ...Read more
Hello, chronic rash on face, flares up every week, 10 days, or sometimes less. Stays for 3 days then goes away. Kind of like lifetime occurrence..
See a doctor: It is hard to treat rashes without seeing them. See a doctor. Also take a picture of the rash when it occurs, so that the doctor can see it if it is gone by the time of the visit. ...Read more
Hello, chronic rash on face, flares up every week, 10 days, or sometimes less. Stays for 3 days then goes away. Kind of like lifetime occurrence, help..
Need to dermatologis: It is very difficult to guess what is causing this chronic skin rash. I will recommend that next time the rash appear you consult your doctor or a dermatologist to find the cause of the rash and get it treated appropriately. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Infection, see md: This represents an infection- viral, strep most likely. Rarely the can also represent other rarer infections which can be serious. It is I portent to be seen for examination and series of blood tests to determine cause. Untreated this may involve internal organs- heart, kidney etc. ...Read more
Pimples?: Some people cannot tolerate too much oil on the face because it may induce pimples although less likely at your age. About 85% of the people after puberty have a mold residing normally at their skin (pityrosporum ovale) which thrives on oil and may cause seborrhea on some people. Use a less oily moisturizer on you face and if still troublesome, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be looked at to know what it is. Try to use lots of moisturizer. Keeping your skin moist makes it healthy. Both allergist or dermatologist can see and treat itchy skin rashes. ...Read more
Depends on…: …the cause of the rash: razor burn, acne, rosacea, shingles, contact dermatitis, drug reaction, photodermatitis, phytophoto- dermatitis, etc. Rashes are difficult to diagnose without good history & direct observation. See fp or dermatologist. Be sure to take along list of meds (rx & otc) as well as supplements you take & how you've treated rash already. ...Read more