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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

Dry Skin (Definition)

Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...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 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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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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