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Bumps on the eyelid that burn and the skin on the lid is flaking?

Bumps on the eyelid that burn and the skin on the lid is flaking?

Stys: It's probably a sty, a moderately inflamed "sweat duct" in the eyelid. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. If it does not get better in a week or gets worse go to your eye doctor. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Why is the skin on the front of my wrist peeling?

Why is the skin on the front of my wrist peeling?

Uncertain: could be having a reaction to a watch, bracelet or other substance that has touched it? ...Read more

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Is the skin on the elbow dead skin?

Is the skin on the elbow dead skin?

Dead skin: There is live skin on the elbow and there is a variable amount of skin that is dead. ...Read more

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My pain is the skin on the top of my kneecap...sharp like the skin is ripping?

My pain is the skin on the top of my kneecap...sharp like the skin is ripping?

Bursitis?: The prepatellar bursa sits on front of the knee and can get inflamed and feel very tight. That's one possibility. This bursa can also get infected. Seek medical attention if not improving with rest, anti-inflammatories, ice. If you have redness, increased warmth or fever/chills, then seek attention urgently. ...Read more

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Is the skin on the head tough?

Is the skin on the head tough?

It isn't tough: Facial skin can be delicate and only becomes tough and leathery from sun damage. The scalp is protected by hair but if the hair is gone it will easily sunburn. The face and scalp should be treated differently. Wash your face with approprite cleanser for the face and wash your sclp with shampoo. Use sunscreen for both. ...Read more

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Hard swelling and itchiness in ass(buttocks). Also, rashes on the buttocks till the front urinal part.

Hard swelling and itchiness in ass(buttocks). Also,  rashes on the buttocks till the front urinal part.

ITCHY BUTT: you have what it could be called pruritis anii which mean itchy butt caused by fungal infection could be treated by anti fungal cream or powder same medicine they use for athlete foot work the rashes could be heat rash or infected hair from scratching too hard use antibiotic cream alternation with hydrocortison cream best way to go and see a doctor that can look at the problem and have better idea ...Read more

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Painful, red, rash on the fold of my inner thigh?

Painful, red, rash on the fold of my inner thigh?

Fungus: Likely a fungal infection. Recommend you see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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I have two lumps on knee. One on the right knee on the outer side of the lower kneecap. The other is on the left knee , front and below knee cao?

I have two lumps on knee. One on the right knee on the outer side of the lower kneecap. The other is on the left knee , front and below knee cao?

Pain knee: I have two lumps on knee. One on the right knee on the outer side of the lower kneecap. The other is on the left knee , front and below knee cao? ANS: And your question is? I am available live for next 2 hr so you can show me what it is. ...Read more

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What could cause of skin peeling on the inner thigh near the vagina?

What could cause of skin peeling on the inner thigh near the vagina?

Fungus or Yeast: Peeling in the inguinal crease of the thigh may be from a fungal infection or yeast (candida) infection. See your physician for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Could sitting in the sun fix the pigmentated skin on my face?

Could sitting in the sun fix the pigmentated skin on my face?

If by "fix": You mean make it more or less permanent, Yes ...Read more

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What would cause a rash on the top of hands/feet/elbows after spending time in the sun? The rash on my feet was turning purplish/itchy/raised.

What would cause a rash on the top of hands/feet/elbows after spending time in the sun? The rash on my feet was turning purplish/itchy/raised.

Sun rash: solar dermatitis, you are more sensitive or allergic to the sun. Limit exposure and use sunscreen with high SPF. If you are already using sunscreen of course you could be sensitive to it, consider changing to one used in children, hypo-allergenic ...Read more

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Can gout occur in the soft tissue on the top outer area of the foot near the ankle?

Can gout occur in the soft tissue on the top outer area of the foot near the ankle?

Tophaceous Gout: Gout can occur in just about any soft tissue in the body. The accumulation of uric acid crystals in the soft tissue forms nodules or masses called tophi. The singular of tophi is tophus or stone. These can become quite large and disfiguring. They can rupture through the skin and destroy not only soft tissue but joints. Tophi formation is the result of chronic high levels of uric acid in the blood. ...Read more

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Are lymph nodes in the arm on the inside crease or above the crease and on what side of the arm?

Are lymph nodes in the arm on the inside crease or above the crease and on what side of the arm?

Lymph nodes: that in your armpits , are clusters of small round nodes in the armpits closer to your body, if you pap late them and they are slightly swollen ,that might indicate infection of inflammation in the surrounding area that drains its lymph to these glands, hope that help ...Read more

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What can cause a red , large, hard lump under the skin on the outer region of the upper right thigh?

A few things : If a "red skin lump " is tender, has surrounding redness and enlarging, it may be a skin abscess from a bacterial infection. The body can sometimes "wall" these off without any treatment. A doctor performed incision and drainage may cure these +- antibiotics. Its better to see the doctor early rather than wait to see what your body may do. ...Read more

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What can cause rashes on the neck, around the breasts and on the handfolds?

What can cause rashes on the neck, around the breasts and on the handfolds?

Multiple agents: Rashes can occur due to irritation from soaps. certain material in the clothes you wear or infection from fungus etc. It can also occur due to other causes. See your PCP that can help identify possible causes and give you some relief. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more