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Red Cheeks With White Blotches
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
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
I have a big red and blotchy section on my right cheek that has some whiteheads. I can also feel it pulse. Any suggestions on how to get rid of this?
Abscess: This sounds like a developing abscess. You need to see your GP or the ED to have it drained, unless it is really tiny. Try applying warm compresses and gentle pressure and scrub gently at the whiteheads to see if you can get anything to drain out. If you do, you can continue to use the warm compresses 6 times a day and it might go away. But if it does not drain or does not get smaller, then go ...Read more
Today is day 3 of Clarithromycin 500mg 2x/day. I've taken this medicine 2x before, but today, my left upper eye lid/ lash line is swollen & darkened & my cheek is red/blotchy (same side as eye). Could this be an allergic reaction to the medicine?
Unlikely: but you need to be seen, it might be rather an infectious cause, best wishes ...Read more
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
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
Red cheeks, swollen. Started yesterday with redness, worse today. No fever and doesn't seem uncomfortable but her cheeks are swollen.
Red cheeks: Slapped cheek syndrome, also known as Fifths disease or Erythema infectiosum, is caused by a virus , Parvovirus B19. Most common in children. They have very red cheeks, as if they have just been slapped. It is spread by respiratory droplets. Once the red cheeks appear, the child is no longer contagious to others. There is no treatment and no permanent side effects. It will go away in a few days. ...Read more
What would cause red cheeks on face? Not itchy nor any other symptoms. Would singular or ventolin hfa cause it? What will help reduce redness?
Red cheeks can have: Many causes: acne; rosacea; dry skin; lupus; irritation from skin care products, polycythemia, etc. Both singulair (montelukast) & ventolin can cause facial redness as part of an allergic reaction (swelling of face, lips, throat) which should prompt u to seek medical help immediately. Singulair (montelukast) can also cause a rash. Suggest see fp for exam & treatment if required. ...Read more
Would eucerin redness relief soothing skin cleanser gel help with red cheeks and even out my skin tone ? Would it reduce the scar redness as well ?
I just realized yesterday (12/12/2014) that the side of my cheek had small white spots with redness around them. Should I be concerned?
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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
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
The reason for the : redness needs to be determined before solutions can be provided. Your best bet is evaluation by a dermatologist. Take care. ...Read more
If he has fever: and any other cold symptoms then you need to get him to a healthcare provider to diagnose -- it could easily be slapped cheek syndrome which is a viral infection or erysipelas which is strep infection. Either way you need some treatment plan. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
16mouth has had red cheeks for over a month now. It is constant and they feel rough and sometimes hot to touch?
See MD: Bring your baby to see MD please. Does he have fever/chills? If the rash is hot to the touch he may have a bacterial infection that will respond to penicillin /amoxicillin. Erysipelas and cellulitis can appear this way as can scarlet fever so he needs an exam to look for strep throat. Parvovirus, eczema, contact dermatitis, viral rxn. Don't worry your baby will be just fine bring him in for exam. ...Read more
ECZEMA: Typical eczema often presents this way. It is genetic and related to dry skin. Often there are relatives with asthma and eczema. Allergy tests are not helpful & may be harmful. Foods are rarely a factor.Elimination diets may be harmful. Soaking with water followed by application of vaseline or aquaphor is useful. There are good creams such as eucerin, aveeno, (oatmeal) etc. Might need rx. ...Read more
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Red cheeks: Red cheeks associated with a viral disease called Fifth Disease. Symptoms may progress to include lacy rash on extremities and trunk. Follow up with doctor if rash progresses. ...Read more
Hi, I have really red cheeks constantly and they often burn and are so hot when i touch them. I was just wondering if you had any advice?
Rosacea: It runs in families, benign, monkey.Get a more detailed answer ›
4year old has temp of 39.9 4hours ago. It has only come down a little bit after having medicine. He is hot to touch, mottled skin and red cheeks?
Go to ER ASAP: Mottled skin may be a sign of underlying serious infection. Take him to be seen in ER ASAP. ...Read more
How do I get rid of red cheeks? I'm brown skinned, and really confused as to why i've got red patches on my cheeks?
May sometimes flush, drinking hot fluids.
Acneform lesions often noted there. ...Read more
I have extremely red cheeks on multiple conditions (cold or warm weather, wind, alcool, embarassement,etc) what is the cause and can I do something?
Mainly, this is genetically determined.
There are two groups of predispositions on this.
Vessels that are reactive (associated with migraine and hands and feet that do the same red/blue/white/hot/cold) and cheeks that blush (associated with cauliflower nose./ rosacea).
Not great medical prevention. Nitrates and vasodilators can make it worse (inc. alcohol). ...Read more
Many reasons: Few of them are allergy, superficial vessels,genetic pattern... ...Read more
Enlarged inflamed tonsil only on the 1 side red cheeks, no pain, feeling lethargic, any answers plz? Thanks
Need to see the doc: You should have someone take a look at this. It might simply be an infection in the tonsil and resolve with an antibiotic. However, if it has been going on for some time and is only on one side, then you need to be certain that there is not a tumor hiding in the tonsil. ...Read more
Any good concealers for a guy to hide red cheeks and a few red acne marks without breaking me out ? Im a guy
Consider wearing: A facial mask (joke!). Hopefully these links would be of help. There are no guarantees that these concealers won't make ur acne flare up. Best wishes! http://www.examiner.com/list/top-5-concealers-for-acne-and-acne-scars http://www.Progressivehealth.Com/acne-herbal-remedies.Htm. http://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/daily/tips/skin-care-tips.htm. ...Read more