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Melasma or dark patches on face Showed many doctors nothing works Discolred chin area No rash Dry skin Age 42 Half uterus removed no period?

Melasma or dark patches on face
Showed many doctors nothing works
Discolred chin area
No rash
Dry skin
Age 42 Half uterus removed no period?

You might consider..: Microneedling is the process where small needles are used to penetrate the epidermis and the dermis, creating micro pores that allow deeper application of certain topical medications, such as lightening agents. Some patients have had good results with evening out skin tone, reduction of fine lines/wrinkles, and even improvement of scars and stretch marks. ...Read more

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I have a small patch of bumpy skin on my face. The bumps are not red, nor do they itch or hurt. Is this just dry skin? Or maybe acne?

I have a small patch of bumpy skin on my face. The bumps are not red, nor do they itch or hurt. Is this just dry skin? Or maybe acne?

Facial lesions: Bumps on the face could be multiple things. Acne will turn red eventually. Eczema (associated with dry skin) can result in bumps that may or may not itch. A fungal infection would gradually spread and may not itch. If the bumps have a small central pit it could be a benign infection called Molluscum that resolves over time. Using steroids like hydrocortisone will worsen a fungal infection. ...Read more

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I popped a few pimples on my face, but now the skin in those areas formed into small patches of red rough dry skin... What should I do?

I popped a few pimples on my face, but now the skin in those areas formed into small patches of red rough dry skin... What should I do?

Good skin care: You should use a moisturizer on the skin and an exfoliator, keep skin clean with a non soap cleanser. ...Read more

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I have a small red patch of dry skin below one eye. I have never had dry skin or rashes on my face; should I have this checked out or wait for a bit?

Probably ok to wait: This may be an area of dry skin or an area of irritation from soap or cleaning. It should be safe to wait to see if it resolves. If not, or if it worsens, then get it checked. ...Read more

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How to treat redness and dry skin on the face?

How to treat redness and dry skin on the face?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of redness and dry skin on the face?

How can I get rid of redness and dry skin on the face?

Dry skin: Avoid lengthy showers w hot water (warm is better). Oil-based moisturizers hydrate skin. Moisturize skin often. Hydrate well – especially w water. Eat a nutritious diet. Use gentle soaps or cleansers that are unscented & hypoallergenic. Avoid deodorant soaps or other harsh soaps. Remember that you don’t have to wash entire body w soap every day. Use soap on areas that are dirty or where body ...Read more

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Is this rosacea? Irritated skin from reaction to a product. Didn't settle. Burning, warmth, redness. Dry skin. Now tingling and face is mildy red with some flushing in eves. Triggers:heat&emotion

Is this rosacea? Irritated skin from reaction to a product. Didn't settle. Burning, warmth, redness. Dry skin. Now tingling and face is mildy red with some flushing in eves. Triggers:heat&emotion

Could be or allergy: If you have those symptoms as a reaction to a product it sounds more like allergy or allergic dermatitis. You may also have rosacea, which can result in flushing and facial redness especially with heat, stress or alcohol triggers. Either way you should see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do about my face? I have redness all over, and dry skin on my cheeks, around my nose, and my forehead. I've tried to moisterize my face about every half hour. If I put anykind of lotion on it, it just keeps burning.

What should I do about my face? I have redness all over, and dry skin on my cheeks, around my nose, and my forehead. I've tried to moisterize my face about every half hour. If I put anykind of lotion on it, it just keeps burning.

Perhaps : Perhaps you have seborrheic dermatitis? This is a common condition this time of year and if typically found on the scalp or face. On the face, it is seen as red, scaly areas on the forehead, between the eyebrows (or on the middle part of the eyebrows), and beside the nose. Typical treatment would be Ketoconazole Cream and/or desonide cream which can prescribed by a dermatologist. Otc options might include Cortaid (hydrocortisone) which can help some patients. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why do I have red blotches on my face and it dry skin to?

Why do I have red blotches on my face and it dry skin to?

Seborrhea: Seborrhea can cause redness and scaling and will respond to either 1 per cent Hydrocortisone or topical antifungals such as ketoconazole, Miconazole or perhaps lotrimin. This can be accompanied by dandruff. A prescription treatment which is sometimes useful for long term relief is Eurax (crotamiton) lotion which decrease demises which lives in skin. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy red rash-like reaction and dry skin over my face after kissing/making out?

Why do I have itchy red rash-like reaction and dry skin over my face after kissing/making out?

Tough beard?: Ask your boyfriend to shave well before he kisses you. This sounds like an irritant reaction. ...Read more

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Red tash down below clinic said mollusc im but does not look like any pictures and no white head in middles also severely dry skin is something els?

Red tash down below clinic said mollusc im but does not look like any pictures and no white head in middles also severely dry skin is something els?

This is what: Molluscum looks like in a non-genital area, but it can look different in the vaginal area. If you're not convinced that's what it is, I would recommend that you go to a dermatologist or your regular doctor for another opiinion. ...Read more

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I have a big red spot on top of head of penis it doesn't hurt or itch and it ain't sensitive but when it get really dry skin starts to flake off?

I have a big red spot on top of head of penis it doesn't hurt or itch and it ain't sensitive but when it get really dry skin starts to flake off?

Here ares some ...: Without a direct look, it's hard to guess what you got. But, one thing for sure in your favor is most likely the spot is benign & harmless if it does not grow in size or erode. So, have Doc take a look at it for confirmation and counseling. ...Read more

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Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Yes: Skin that is very dry can develop irritation. The best treatment would probably be to use a cream that is both an exfoliant and emollient. I generally recommend either a lactic or a glycolic acid cream to help get rid of the dry, rough skin.
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My 3 year old daughter has red dry skin on the inside corner of both eyes. She had a rash on her face and body a few days ago but that has since gone?

My 3 year old daughter has red dry skin on the inside corner of both eyes.  She had a rash on her face and body a few days ago but that has since gone?

SKIN RASH: Hard to say without looking at. Looks like the rash is of recent onset. Keep the skin moisturized, wait for few more days. If worsens or bothers you, check with her pediatrician or a pediatric dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have had red, very dry skin on one side of my face and forehead for a year. I have a derm appt in a month but can I use desonide cream until then?

I have had red, very dry skin on one side of my face and forehead for a year. I have a derm appt in a month but can I use desonide cream until then?

No: Since you already have an appointment in place then it is advisable to keep that appointment except if the desonide cream was prescribed for the condition. A hypoallergenic facial moisturizer should do till you see the Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Tip of penis is red and burns and there is dry skin under the head. There is no discharge or burning while urinating so what could it possibly be?

Tip of penis is red and burns and there is dry skin under the head. There is no discharge or burning while urinating so what could it possibly be?

Balanitis: Infection or irritation of the tip of the penis can be a sign of fungal, bacterial, or viral infection, or caused by an allergic reaction. This could be a sexually transmitted illness. Best to get this examined by a doctor ...Read more

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Cluster of small red bumps and really dry skin on my face and swollen eyes in the morning. What could be wrong?

Cluster of small red bumps and really dry skin on my face and swollen eyes in the morning. What could be wrong?

See a doctor: Any number of issues come to mind and an accurate diagnosis is important prior to treatment. This way you will know if all three problems are related and what can be done for each. ...Read more

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My 1month-old has tiny red acne all over his face, scalp & his ear lobes and few in his body. Dry skin is flaking off his ear lobes and scalp. Help!?

My 1month-old has tiny red acne all over his face, scalp & his ear lobes and few in his body. Dry skin is flaking off his ear lobes and scalp. Help!?

Normal: That is what is known as milia. It is his skins reaction to the fact that for 9 months of being under water. It will have a tendency to come and go for several months. As to the dry skin, it sounds like cradle cap. Any oil, from baby oil to olive oil, will help to moisturize his skin. ...Read more

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All my life I have suffered from very dry skin (worsens in the winter months) on my face a very bad dandruff on my scalp and hair line. It gets red a very dry a sometimes painful on my eyelids an crease of my nose a chin . Recently it spread to

All my life I have suffered from very dry skin (worsens in the winter months) on my face a very bad dandruff on my scalp and hair line. It gets red a very dry a sometimes painful on my eyelids an crease of my nose a chin . Recently it spread to

Dry skin: Hello~ the most important thing to do here is see a dermatologist to tell you if you psoriasis or not. If not for dry skin use: Aveeno (oatmeal) bath, and Aveeno (oatmeal) skin moisturizer, and Head and Shoulders to wash hair for dandruff. But see Dermatologist.thanks ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps on my face, the inside roof of my mouth also has red spots then in between my fingers I have itchy dry skin what's happening to me ahh!?

I have itchy red bumps on my face, the inside roof of my mouth also has red spots then in between my fingers I have itchy dry skin what's happening to me ahh!?

Photo?: To diagnose you correctly, I would need to see the "bumps", and have more history. Any fever or sweats? Any history of allergies? Joint pains? Recent antibiotic use? Recent trip to the dentist? Family history of connective tissue disorders or autoimmune diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, or thyroid disease)? Are any of these bumps painful? ...Read more

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What are these red dry skin patches on my cheecks?

Many possibilities: It could be any of many diseases such as lupus, acne rosacea, etc. ...Read more

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How can I treat super dry skin on my face (white patches)?

How can I treat super dry skin on my face (white patches)?

Face Patches..: Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers like Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream immediately after shower to damp skin. Apply Aquaphor at night to patches before bed. Reduce itch with OTC antihistamines like Zyrtec. For break-through itch, oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and/or Sarna lotion can be added. Irritating environmental factors should be avoided ...Read more