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I got my nose pierced 6 months ago and I have red blotches on my nose, pain and its stuck. What should I do?

I got my nose pierced 6 months ago and I have red blotches on my nose, pain and its stuck. What should I do?

Need more info: Questions. Did a physician pierce your nose, if not were sterile method done for the procedure? Why have you waited 6 months to get help? You could have an infection or even an allergic reaction. Please make an appointment with an ear, nose, & throat specialist as soon as you can. Your family physician can make the referral. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of red, blotchy patch of skin under your nose?

How do you get rid of red, blotchy patch of skin under your nose?

Depends: It can be dermatitis which will respond a topical steroid such as hydrocortisone. If improvement is not significant a stronger strength may be necessary. See a dermatologist for proper evaluation if the 1 % does not work. ...Read more

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Tip of nose dry and rough textured. Put moisturiser and it burns. Slightly red and blotchy. Never had this before. What should I do?

Tip of nose dry and rough textured. Put moisturiser and it burns. Slightly red and blotchy. Never had this before. What should I do?

Unsure: Know what your know and what you don't know. I would have to see it and examine you to render an opinion. You need to see a physician and be prepared for an uncertain response. I would speculate that it may be an eczema and a steroid cream would be tried, but a wart, or seborrhea are possible. You will need to see someone for this ...Read more

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My son came home from school with a blotchy red swollen rash. No fever. Runny nose. Topical and oral Benadryl and calamine lotion seemed to be clearin?

My son came home from school with a blotchy red swollen rash. No fever. Runny nose. Topical and oral Benadryl and calamine lotion seemed to be clearin?

Viral: Most likely a viral infection and the fever may or may not come later. If problem gets worse of persists beyond 10 days, see doctor ...Read more

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On my head, I have small blotch that is light & spreading slowly. In the center there is a red bruise that appears, scabs, disappears, ?

Dermatologist: Lesions that a=asymmetric, b=irregular boarders, c=irregular color pattern, d=larger then the size of a pencil eraser are worrisome. If your fit the abcd rule, have it biopsied. ...Read more

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I have redness on the bridge of my nose and also about 4 or 5 red spot size blotches on one cheek which sometimes fade and sometimes glow red? Help

I have redness on the bridge of my nose and also about 4 or 5 red spot size blotches on one cheek which sometimes fade and sometimes glow red? Help

Facial redness?: See your primary doctor or a dermatologist, who should be able to ask you detailed questions and examine you to help diagnose and prescribe the best treatment to help improve or resolve the signs and symptoms you are describing. Topical cream and/or laser or light treatment (s) as well as behavioral/ dietary modification may be part of your treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have these very small red spots around my nose that u can only see in the mirror. That feel very dry whenever I don't have make-up on. What is it?

I have these very small red spots around my nose that u can only see in the mirror. That feel very dry whenever I don't have make-up on. What is it?

Sound very small: Just try some facial moisturizer first to see if resolves sounds like skin just dry especially if no changes Set an appointment if you like if no resolution in a week or so ...Read more

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I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

Possibilities: There is a possibility that it can be a sexualy transmitted disease but another possibility is pearly papules (photos can be seen using search engine - i.e. google images). These are benign not contagious and common so possibly nothing to worry about. If there is any question as to the cause see your MD. ...Read more

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I have a big fat nose and big red spots. Is there anything I can do to change the horrible look?

I have a big fat nose and big red spots. Is there anything I can do to change the horrible look?

Rhinophyma: You have rhinophyma, a form of rosacea. You should discuss treatment with a dermatologist, . In your condition is severe enough you may need to see a plastic surgeon or ENT specialist for possible surgery. ...Read more

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I have had red spots on my face for years (specifically around my nose and cheeks) accompanied by reddish pinkish areas on my cheeks. They aren't spidery or bumpy and I've had them for years. Do you know what they are and/or a cure? Thank you!

I have had red spots on my face for years (specifically around my nose and cheeks) accompanied by reddish pinkish areas on my cheeks. They aren't spidery or bumpy and I've had them for years. Do you know what they are and/or a cure? Thank you!

Hard to say: A picture is worth a thousand words and that is certainly true in your case. Most skin diseases need to be seen to be diagnosed. Red spots that last for years could anything from rosacea, cherry angiomas or even skin cancers. I suggest you make arrangements to have a doctor physically look at your skin to make the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have itching and spots of redness in my chest, chin and head where there is hair. I visited many doctors, they gave me medications but still. Help!

I have itching and spots of redness in my chest, chin and head where there is hair. I visited many doctors, they gave me medications but still. Help!

Low vitamin B 12?: Vitamin deficiency can cause itching. Your doc can check your vitamin levels or a doc who uses spectracell lab can do an extensive lab test. Supplementing is easy w/that info if low. (make sure to use sublingual b12.). ...Read more

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I have rosacea on my nose and some red flat spots on face & forehead. Wife wants me to see a dr. & I don't. Is there any danger if I don't.

I have rosacea on my nose and some red flat spots on face & forehead. Wife wants me to see a dr. & I don't. Is there any danger if I don't.

Check out at doctor: The red spots on forehead if they do not go away to rule out cancerous or pre-cancerous lesions. Rosacea on the cheeks an nose is not dangerous but is treatable. ...Read more

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I have red irritated spots around my nose and chest front which some time irritated and white dry spots on back also. Dandruff is also in my hire?

I have red irritated spots around my nose and chest front which some time irritated and white dry spots on back also. Dandruff is also in my hire?

Seborrhea: What you are describing sounds like seborrheic dermatitis. This rash is caused by yeast overgrowth on the skin and scalp. We commonly call this dandruff in the scalp, but the medical term is seborrhea. Seborrhea can extend to involve the face, neck, shoulders, chest and back. However, you should have it checked out by a doctor to make sure. There are many causes for a rash like you describe. ...Read more

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I was wondering are red spots from shingles on nose sore?

I was wondering are red spots from shingles on nose sore?

Yes it is possible: Shingles pain can be sore, burning, stabbing etc. If it does not resolve after the shingles subsides, I would discuss with your doctor to consider nerve pain medications. ...Read more

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I have small pin head size red spots/blisters on my nose?

I have small pin head size red spots/blisters on my nose?

See a dermatologist: Cannot diagnose without seeing this. Could be a contact dermatitis. What have you touched your nose with? ...Read more

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It seems I get little red blood spots on my nose after drinking alcohol, is it related? They go away in a few days. Why does this happen?

It seems I get little red blood spots on my nose after drinking alcohol, is it related? They go away in a few days. Why does this happen?

Alcohol interaction: Make sure you are not on pain pills or excessive Tylenol (acetaminophen) or taking blood thinners like aspirin with alcohol. Some Alcohol has dangerous cyanide also detals at www. Eayurveda. Org ...Read more

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I got sunburn on my face, mainly my nose and middle of forehead. It has been peeling and now I have DARK red blotches/spots there. What do I do?

I got sunburn on my face, mainly my nose and middle of forehead. It has been peeling and now I have DARK red blotches/spots there. What do I do?

Aloe, cool cloth: Find a moisturizer that is unscented, alcohol free and contains aloe. If you can get your hands on an aloe plant you can just break the leaf open and rub the gel contained in the leaf directly on the burn as well. Cool compresses prior to putting on the moisturizer will also help with the pain. Finally, prevention is the key in the future. SUNSCREEN EVERY TIME you go outdoors or face skin cancer! ...Read more

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Purple/red spot on my nose and multiple spots accumulating on my forehead after a week of hot showers. What should I do?

Purple/red spot on my nose and multiple spots accumulating on my forehead after a week of hot showers. What should I do?

There are many: Potential causes for the dermatological findings you describe. It might be as simple as taking cooler showers but it is impossible to diagnose skin ailments over the internet without being able to see the specific problem. If these spots continue, you should see a health care provider in order to get an accurate evaluation, diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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My 36yr old husband has red raised spots on his face, under each eye & on bridge of nose. They are about the size of dimes.

My 36yr old husband has red raised spots on his face, under each eye & on bridge of nose. They are about the size of dimes.

MOSTLY BENIGN: Most of the lesions that you described are benign they called hemangioma but it is safer to go to a doctor and get proper diagnosis for your peace of mind it is very hard to judge any lesion without looking at it so go and see a doctor good luck ...Read more

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I have red spots in the roof of my mouth nose has been stopped up an bleeding what could this mean. I'm freaking out?

I have red spots in the roof of my mouth nose has been stopped up an bleeding what could this mean. I'm freaking out?

Infection: Bacterial. See pmd. Treatment with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the meantime will help. Vit c, chicken soup, change tooth brush. ...Read more

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I have definitive red, hot spots on my face. Began on each side of my nose, spread to spots on my lip, chin, cheeks. Itchy and flaky. Subside then return in exact same spots. Can't shake them. Help?

I have definitive red, hot spots on my face. Began on each side of my nose, spread to spots on my lip, chin, cheeks. Itchy and flaky. Subside then return in exact same spots. Can't shake them. Help?

Stress induced?: Consider candida since cortisone and tolnafate would not treat this. Stress and a high carb diet fosters this yeast. Coconut oil ingested kills yeast. Eat 6 equal healthy meals including 6 servings of fresh and steamed vegetables and one apple each day. Relax and learn to manage stress skilfully. Getting at least 60 minutes of fun exercise every day has multiple health benefits. ...Read more

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What treatment would you recommend for my skin condition? I have mild to moderate itching in my nasal fold and three spots on my chin. Now the top of my nose has started peeling but does not have the red area below like the other areas. I tried research

What treatment would you recommend for my skin condition? I have mild to moderate itching in my nasal fold and three spots on my chin. Now the top of my nose has started peeling but does not have the red area below like the other areas. I tried research

This: This is hard to diagnose without a picture, but perhaps you have seborrheic dermatitis? Seborrheic dermatitis is common this time of year. It is common on the forehead, medial eyebrows, and nasolabial folds. It is also seen on the cheeks, chin, ears, and scalp. I hope this helps. I would recommend you see your local dermatologist for definitive evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Red, bumpy, patchy, dry spots next to corners of mouth/chin. Also on outside corners of nose and eyelid. It's burns. What is this?

Red, bumpy, patchy, dry spots next to corners of mouth/chin. Also on outside corners of nose and eyelid. It's burns. What is this?

Dry skin or infectio: Could be dry skin --use humidifier in room & lotion: if makes it worse could be Angular stomatitis (for mouth issue) which can be due to: long list: see eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com for whole list. May need diet modification or antibiotic or antifungal cream. See dermatologist if initial diet changes do not help. ...Read more

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Some sort of rash neck top of shoulder. Not sore or itchy or red. More like raised skin bumpy very small spots. I have cold sore cold under nose?

Some sort of rash neck top of shoulder. Not sore or itchy or red. More like raised skin bumpy very small spots. I have cold sore cold under nose?

Unsure: 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