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Doctor insights on: Red Cheeks And Ears In Children

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My 10 year old child has red cheeks and a high temperature today, and is saying her head hurts?

My 10 year old child has red cheeks and a high temperature today, and is saying her head hurts?

Go to your M.D.: If a child is sick with fever you should probably visit with your pediatrician now. The younger the child the more important to have him checked out. We often have our patients wait and watch for the first 12-24 hours but the younger your child the more important it is to be seen. ...Read more

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How to clear complexion and reduce cheek redness after Accutane has finished? I feel and look so ugly with this redness and some lf these scars

How to clear complexion and reduce cheek redness after Accutane has finished? I feel and look so ugly with this redness and some lf these scars

Follow-up: I'm really glad you got your acne treated in a way that will keep it at bay for at least several months. The redness will fade on its own and your dermatologist may have ideas to help. I'm sorry you ended up with scars but your dermatologist may have ideas for this also -- laser, microsurgery, and/or fillers. ...Read more

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Bite on left temple, swollen from forehead to cheek, redness moving towards neck, pain?

Bite on left temple, swollen from forehead to cheek, redness moving towards neck, pain?

Uh oh!: If the bite is now spreading and the swelling has increased, if taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) doesn't help significantly, you may have an infection in the skin, called cellulitis. This is very serious when it's in the head, face or neck. It it responds to the Benadryl (diphenhydramine), it is likely just a local reaction to the bite and is not as big a deal. If it doesn't, call your doc right away, or go to an ER. Generic is OK ...Read more

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What type ofinfection can cause my eye redness and the bump on my cheek by my ear?

Infection of the eye: What you described suggests viral infection of the eye. Please take precaution to avoid spreading it others. See this site for more information.
http://www. Webmd. Com/eye-health/eye-health-conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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I have like a circle shape of redness on the right side of my head. Just above my ear. It doesn't itch, or hurt, and it's not really bumpy. What is it?

I have like a circle shape of redness on the right side of my head. Just above my ear. It doesn't itch, or hurt, and it's not really bumpy. What is it?

Don't know: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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My father has a large lump on the back of his head, parallel to his right ear, no redness but is causing pain. What could this be?

My father has a large lump on the back of his head, parallel to his right ear, no redness but is causing pain. What could this be?

Wen: You gave no age or evidence of trauma, but remember that skin gets bumps no matter where it is located. A visit to his family physician should help delineate possiblities. ...Read more

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Can an ear infection cause a red cheek on the same side of the same side of the ear infection?

Can an ear infection cause a red cheek on the same side of the same side of the ear infection?

Cellulitis?: The same infection could be spreading onto the face i.e. cellulitis. If you or whoever has this problem (your child?) is already being treated for it, maybe with an antibiotic, contact the doctor again and follow her advice. If not yet in care, or if any fever, see a doctor immediately -- including ER or urgent care if your regular doctor isn't available. Good luck! ...Read more

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Red, burning rash on cheek, ear and neck after eating chinese food, what is the cause?

Red, burning rash on cheek, ear and neck after eating chinese food, what is the cause?

Chinese rash: Not certain if this rash due to the Chinese food. It could be some sort of atopic dermatitis. As with most rashes they must be looked at by the physician in order to make accurate diagnosis. Please upload pictures of the rash and make an appointment to be seen by a dermatologist here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Acne/ red sores from acne on far left cheek near ear/jaw. What's this from? How to treat?

Acne/ red sores from acne on far left cheek near ear/jaw. What's this from? How to treat?

Infected acne: Your acne got infected and turned to red sore, you need to see the doctor and get treatment. You may need antibiotics treat infection, before it spreads more. ...Read more

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Hi, im having itchy red dots appearing and disappearing 1 on my forehead 1on my cheek on my neck in my ear 3 on my chest?

Hi, im having itchy red dots appearing and disappearing 1 on my forehead 1on my cheek on my neck in my ear 3 on my chest?

Itchy spots: Hard to tell what they are, if they come and go they may be hives, but I suggest you see a dermatologist to give you a proper diagnosis. Btw alcohol may make things worse. ...Read more

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Blister type bump on my tragus? Swollen, sore, burning sensation that turns my ear and cheek red.

Blister type bump on my tragus? Swollen, sore, burning sensation that turns my ear and cheek red.

Shingles?: If there is more than one bump (check in ear canal and behind ear lobe: very likely this could be shingles. Other viruses like coxsackie can cause this too. Of course bacterial infection cold do the same. ...Read more

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Constant redness of penis head without pain: what is wrong?

Probably normal: Should not be of conecrn as long as there are no unpleasant symptoms such as pain or discomfort. You could always email a photograph, if you wish, for a confidential opinion. ...Read more

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1st metatarsal head painful to touch, but there is no bump, redness, or swelling. Why would this be hurting?

We're on the bone: Is it painful? If on the bottom a sesamoid injury or plantar plate injury is possible. If on the side a tight shoe could of been a culprit. If on top, it is possible a tendon is irritated......sometimes underlying tissue can be irritated without there being lots of swelling.... ...Read more

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My son is 11 months he has redness and a little tear around his penis head what can I do for the pain and to heal the tearing?

My son is 11 months he has redness and a little tear around his penis head what can I do for the pain and to heal the tearing?

Pediatrician exam: Please take your son to see his local pediatrician for an exam to rule out infection or other causes of redness and trauma in your son ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a red pimple at the top of my cheek. No matter what it doesn't come to a head nor dries up. What should I do? And why it happened?

Mucocele: This is seen pretty often by dentists. It usually is a blocked salivary gland. If you keep biting it an oral surgeon can remove it and is an easy procedure. ...Read more