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Red Blotches On Skin Heating Pad
Many possibilities: There's a long differential here, from seborrheic dermatitis to allergic or irritant dermatitis to a yeast or fungus infection - hives - something called erythema multiforme - the list goes on and on. A lot depends on how long it's been present, whether it itches, its precise appearance, etc. You really need to have a dermatologist look at it in person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red cheeks spreading on neck, hands, near diaper. Several tiny bumps on red areas. Had cold 3 days fever settled.Red parts cool then heat up.What is it?
Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose without being seen. Is it flat, pebbly, blistery? How long present? How large an area involved? Any contact with poison ivy personally or a pet? Any exposure to ticks? Any exposure to measles/chickenpox/etc? See pcp for evaluation & treatment of rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Periodic months-long rash on arms and legs, worse with water and exercise, red small bumps, itches and skin peels easily leaving burning red skin,?
Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!
Rash: Sounds like it could be pityriasis rosea a non dangerous self limiting rash in younger people. Google it and see if it matches. However, you should see a dermatologist to confirm this and to make sure you are not dealing with anything else. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When born it's only flaky. Recently my dry skin gets red or dark and scaly, flaky in areas (inner thighs, underarms, ..) off & on, widenning, not itchy?
Not normal: You should see a doctor about this. The symptoms you describe will need to be examined in person, as there are many causes for what you describe and some are serious. Good luck. ...Read more
VisualDX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red itchy spots on my thighs, arms, back, underarms & hip. It just dries up and leave those dried up skin. What is it?
Stone or suction?: Was it a hot stone massage? The hot stones can leave red marks which resolve in a day or two. Or did they apply little jar-like doodads that impart suction to the underlying skin, leaving marks that look like giant hickeys? Those resolve too, but it takes longer, and is somewhat harder to explain to your friends. ...Read more
I have red spots on on my breast after using heating pad. they are pretty minor one big reddish-purplish spot. is there anything i can do ?
Ref spots: Keep area clean and cool and spots will resolve within 48 hr if you did not burn skin. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Moderation advised. Be wellGet a more detailed answer ›
Can I get red splotchy rash from a heating pad? Slept on it with no cover on heating pad but I had a shirt on. Now red on my side
Yes: Prolonged use of a heating pad may cause a rash and possibly persistent pigmentation called erythema ab igne. Hot water bottles and heating pads should be used for no more than 20 minutes at a time to avoid damage to the skin and soft tissues. Caution is advised. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I have a head ache in my neck mostly. I laid on a heating pad to try and help. Now I can barely pick my head up it hurts so bad.
Neck pain: Tension migraines are headaches that come from tense muscles of the neck that insert on the back of the head. The headaches are usually from compensatory muscle spasm due to abnormal alignment of the cervical spine. Massage, physical therapy, and chiropractic care are helpful to relieve the neck pain and headaches. ...Read more
I have a neck pain issue, seeing drs/pt. Heating pad on neck makes my head instantly throb. Drs are confused. Ice is fine. Had Prednisone, no help?
Uncertain ? Diagnosi: Need to know the diagnosis. We see this kind of problem in a lot of situations that you need a better diagnosis to clarify your therapy. It depends on examination the range of motion of your neck and even the muscle tone in myofascial tender points. You may well need imaging, x-rays and even injections. ...Read more
My son was hit hard in a flag football game tonight. Ever since he has complained that his neck and head hurt. He also feels like he might throw up. We have tried tylenol, a heating pad and a neck rub, but nothing helps. What should we do?
1 day in March very tired & foggy. Took a nap. Woke up freezing. temp was 95.4. Took 3 hrs to warm up on heating pad, with multiple blankets, extra clothes, soup and tea. Now norm temp but skin feels very. spleen inflammation & pain. Virus?
Full exam: You should have a complete medical exam at a clinic as soon as possible. Although your symptoms could be due to a virus for which only supportive treatment helps you could also have other types of infections such as bacterial which can be treated with antibiotics. Also other diseases such as cancer could cause similiar symptoms. The sooner you are properly diagnosed the better. ...Read more
I am experiencing hair loss (quality: patchy spots) . The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Rash. What should I do?
Hair loss : Need more information but you also need examination ...Read more
I have been experiencing swelling of lower ext. along with blotchy redness of the skin that's warm to the touch.
In some parts of my body it feels like my skin is boiling, after this intense heat in a single area of my skin dark red flat spots form, sore and itcy?
Dermatology: I suggest an examination and evaluation by a board certified dermatologist. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun) .on chest, neck, and face. randomly. it just turns blotchy ?
There are many: potential causes for the skin signs you are experiencing. Unfortunately it is nearly impossible to suggest a diagnosis without being able to see the skin. Make an appointment with a health care provider (preferably a dermatologist) for accurate evaluation and management. ...Read more
Has slightly elevated red spots on her skin that throw off heat but it dont apear to be a bug bite but she also has allergies (only happens at home)?
Would heat stroke cause red non itching spots on skin as an after effect? Possibly burst blood vessels?
I think I have multiple spider bites, but I'm not sure. The inner part of the blotch is flat and brown (my skin is brown) and it's surrounded by a red?
I would not be so: sure that these are spider bites if there are mulitple lesions (unless you are wholed up with a bunch of spiders). Please check out this fabulous site that provides photographs, symptoms & cases. http://www.healthline.com/health/rashes ...Read more
Red skin blotch: Not enough information to guess a diagnosis. Does it come and go in minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years. Is it a single spot? Does it have scale? Or any symptoms like itching or burning? When it leaves can you tell that anything was there? Does it start small and grow or does it appear fully formed right away? These are some of the factors your dermatologist will take into considera. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin patchiness: Irregular skin discoloration can be due to inflammation due to rashes, vascular changes, bacterial or fungal infections of skin, ^ or v in melanin production. Injury, heat, genetics, solar radiation, hormonal changes & exposure to heavy metal are potential causes. REF: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003224.htm ...Read more
Mirvaso: Depending on the cause, there is a new topical prescription cream that reduces redness on the face. But I would see a dermatologist to determine the cause, as if this is a contact allergy then eliminating the aggravating agent will resolve the redness. ...Read more
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