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Red Bumps On Face After Waxing
Ingrown hairs: Is a possibilityGet a more detailed answer ›
Allergy?: Talk to your doctor about referral to a dermatologist for kin patch testing. ...Read more
Could a new skin lotion be causing my occasional red bumps on face? Small red no pus or head what is that? Do they disappear?
Red bumps on face worse when I am hot. They don't itch and they are not pimples they are mostly on my checks.?
Rosacea: Is likely. See your doctor for to get prescribed topical medications ANS to learn about triggers. ...Read more
Shinny red bumps on face? I have two red bumps on my cheeks one is the size of a bean they move around I do have bad acne, there is no pus what is it?
Acne Nodules: Acne cysts are soft, pus-filled and inflamed lesions that occur deep in the dermis. They are also referred to as acne nodules, and are notoriously difficult to treat with common acne medications such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. Due to the fact that acne cysts occur deep inside the skin, they must be treated by a skincare professional in order to minimize scarring. ...Read more
Son woke w/ puffy red eyes. 2 hrs later he had red bumps on face. No itch or pain. Gave benadryl 3 hours ago, no change. What should I do?
Infection?: If there has been no itching or burning, I would suspect an viral infection. If problem persists for more than 10 days or gets worse, see doctor. ...Read more
Fever x2d sore throat, muscle aches, red bumps on face&few on palms&roof of mouth&tonsils, itching on arms and back w no bumps a child in house has HFMD
Exposed to HFMD: You could have this viral illness but not wise to diagnose yourself so please get examined ...Read more
Pimple like bumps on face, skin rash white swollen tongue, fatigue, red and white blotches on palms night sweats. What could this be? Please help!!!
Better to have this: Assessed than to just guess. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
This waxing problem is very common and it is probably a folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles) due to plugging up of these follicles.
Warm compresses to the area 3 or 4 times daily followed by the application of an antibiotic ointment like neosporin. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist. You may need an oral antibiotic. ...Read more
Carefully: A shave (following the direction of hair growth) prior to waxing may help. ...Read more
My legs full of red dots it used to be red bumps but since I started scrubbing & moisturizing & waxing it becomes softer but still has those dots?
Keratosis pilaris: This is a normal condition which gets better with time. A dermatologist can prescribe a cream that may help. ...Read more
What is a good drug store medicine for an allergic reaction? I have redness on my eyelids and a lot of red bumps all over my face.
Benedryl: Benadryl or the generic called "diphenhydramine" is often the drug store's own brand of allergy medicine. It can possibly cause some drowsiness so use caution but it can be your first line choice for an allergic reaction. If it does not help or the reaction gets worse or you start to have any trouble swallowing, go to the er asap for help. ...Read more
I m gettin red bumps ovr my shoulders n arms n dey r vry itchy. Its cuz of waxing I guess or sm othr reason. Dey r givin bad impression. Wat cn be done?
Got an upper lip wax a week ago. Since then have small red bumps on my lip. This has happened before but has never lasted as long. What is wrong?
Folliculitis: Irritation of hair follicles. Suggest you shave, instead. ...Read more
Hiii m too slim want to get healthy and my face is too prone to oily skin plus white puss pimples and red bumps having blood and pain and redness?
Eat healthy: Eat a diet with at least 80 grams of complete (animal or soy) protein every day and lots of fresh vegetables and fruits with some whole grains and perform regular exercise for good health. Don't worry about being too skinny if you have good energy and eat right. Try over-the counter acne medicines such as benzoyle peroxide or the Proactive products. If this isn't enough, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have papulopustular rosacea. Numerous red bumps with pus filled appear on my face especially on & around nose. Redness appear on sun exposure. Remedy??
Whatever method I use to remove hair (shaving, waxing, etc), I still have a rash and red bumps besides ingrown hair. What should I do to have nice legs?
Laser: Consider laser hair removal but only under a doctor's care. It does really work (on dark hairs, not blonde/red/gray; and best on light skin. ...Read more
I have red dry areas on my face, as well as small red bumps. They sometimes get redder and puffy, and sometimes they subside. I am in my 50's.
Balanitis: Balanitis is an inflammation of the glans penis (head). Posthiitis involes the foerskin. It is most often due to a fungus and is treated with topical antifungal creams. Ask you pharmacist. If no improvement, see a urologist. If painful or involving blisters that rupture, it could also be herpes! ...Read more
My face has been flushed for a few weeks. It's been itchy and now a few lil red bumps too. What could this be? Please help
See below: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more
Have been bitten by something a few places on my head. Not sure what is they have left red bumps about 2cm across. Black in middle. What is it?
Wrong question: You assume you were "bitten". Did you capture something in the act? If you did you could identify it. You have sores on your scalp. Best see a dermatologist for diagnosis with treatment accordingly. Be sure of 1 thing: it has nothing to do with spiders. ...Read more
I have had a rash on every part of my body but my face for about a month. It is not inflamed until I itch it, then it gets tiny little red bumps?
Suggest: You need evaluation. You could start with your primary physician or a Dermatologist ...Read more
Had red bumps (they don't usually have a head) on my face that come off & on for the past few years. Is there anything I could do to make it go away?
Well 1st things 1st: Red bumps could describe at least 20 different common problems so without a picture and some additional detail about the bumps and events surrounding their appearance, I can't give you a useful answer. So this is what I suggest, if you have them now, take a picture and call HealthTap prime. Or see your primary care doctor. Then after you have a diagnosis, a treatment can be recommended. Be well! ...Read more
I have a problem over the years I have been using nozema to wash my face day nd night I woke up one day nd my cheeks were covered with red bumps I dnt?
SSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Infection: Infected hair follicles or the area surrounding the hairs can cause an inflammed tight sensation. If painful and extensive it requires oral antibiotics. Do not use occlusive hair products and disinfect or discard infected brushes and combs to prevent reinfection once cleared. ...Read more
No need to treat: "pearly penile papules" are a normal finding in many men, especially if uncircumcised. Often referred to as "tyson's glands" although not glands. An occasional dermatologist might try to eridicate them with laser, under local anesthesia. But, this is entirely unnecessary. Bumps are not a sign of any disease and do not require any treatment. ...Read more
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