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What. Is the cause of red irritated skin around. The nose?

What. Is the cause of red irritated skin around. The nose?

Red irritated skin: There are multiple possibilities. They include chopping from blowing your nose a lot from a cold, sometimes associated with bacterial infection. Seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea are possibilities. There are always more uncommon conditions, some rare. See you doctor for appropriate diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more

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The skin on my nose has large, clogged pores. What's a good skin care regimen to fix this? Retin-a is too harsh (red and irritated skin).

The skin on my nose has large, clogged pores. What's a good skin care regimen to fix this? Retin-a is too harsh (red and irritated skin).

Dilute retina: Use retina every day or use moisturizer first to dilute strength of weakest retina. 05. Salicylic acid products will also work to open pores. Other options although temporary are bier strips, or cllarisonic device available at drug store or sephora. Phtodynamic therapy can shrink pores rather than just remove debris. ...Read more

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I have really bad acne and no time or money to see a dermatologist, I have blackheads on my nose, cystic pimples, and red irritated skin what can I do?

I have really bad acne and no time or money to see a dermatologist, I have blackheads on my nose, cystic pimples, and red irritated skin what can I do?

No time?: Any licensed physician can handle all but the most severe cases of acne. I trust you're already using topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day; your personal physician can write for the oral contraceptive pill (if right for you), topical / systemic antibiotics, topical spironolacton, or retinoic acid derivatives. College / free health clinic can help. No time for any health care? Big change is needed. ...Read more

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I have noticed today that under the head of my penis there is an irritated red circle with a definite dip in the middle. During sex it gets irritate?

I have noticed today that under the head of my penis there is an irritated red circle with a definite dip in the middle. During sex it gets irritate?

Here are some. ..: Single lesion of the described feature may suggest a viral infection - molluscum contagiosum, but it rarely appears at that location as a single lesion. Clinically, I still consider it's related with long foreskin. Yet, in reality, it's most logical and beneficial to have Doc take a look now. Online inquiry and guessing would not suffice to address the issue clearly for you. So, see & work closely ...Read more

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Good afternoon Dr. Barry. I have a question for you about a problem I am having with my scalp. Everytime I go get a haircut at the barber shop, I end up having these red itchy and irritated patches of skin on the back of my head. Do you know what it could

Good afternoon Dr. Barry. I have a question for you about a problem I am having with my scalp. Everytime I go get a haircut at the barber shop, I end up having these red itchy and irritated patches of skin on the back of my head. Do you know what it could

I am not dr berry: Well I am not your dr berry. But sounds like your skin is getting a little razor burn. Must be going close to the scalp when you are getting shaved. Out some a and d ointment in and that should make you feel better. Also be sure the equipment is cleaned properly after each cutting. ...Read more

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The foreskin on my penis is very red and irritated, and I sometimes feel pain in the head of the penis, my foreskin is not tight. What is this?

The foreskin on my penis is very red and irritated, and I sometimes feel pain in the head of the penis, my foreskin is not tight. What is this?

Still...: Without direct inspection, it's hard to firmly state what it's; but the most common condition is still long-foreskin-related inflammation / yeast infection. So, keep the glans penis and foreskin clean ; dry after washed with tap water ; apply topical cream thinly with the ingredients of steroid and anti-fungus drugs. If not improved as expected in 1-2 wks, see urologist for possible circumcision. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because I have swollen skin around the head of my penis and red blotches on the head. No sores, but feels irritated.?

I'm concerned because I have swollen skin around the head of my penis and red blotches on the head. No sores, but feels irritated.?

Balanitis-posthitis: Most such skin reactions on the penis are due to fungi. This is known as balanoposthitis. See a urologist or your family doctor for a topical cream. ...Read more

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I have a red irritated circle like rash on my penis head. What caused this& how can I get rid of it? I've had it for about 3 days& it sometimes hurts

I have a red irritated circle like rash on my penis head. What caused this& how can I get rid of it? I've had it for about 3 days& it sometimes hurts

Requires exam: If you cant get to a local urgent care clinic soon, pl consider calling for a live consult with a picture of the rash that would help. Painful genital ulcers may indicate Herpes in sexually active individuals, which requires some testing and promt treatment. Feel better:) ...Read more

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Boyfriend has a irritated shaft on the side it has some red bumps and on top of red bumps it looks like a small tiny black head. When pee burns a tad?

Boyfriend has a irritated shaft on the side it has some red bumps and on top of red bumps it looks like a small tiny black head. When pee burns a tad?

Must be seen: This could be herpes or a staph infection. Add that to dysuria (which in a male represents Gonorrhea or Chlamydia) it is a definite indication that this man needs a doctor visit today. ...Read more

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I have redness on each sides of my nose. It's irritating and more flakes of skin comes off im not really worried just want it gone so please help ty?

I have redness on each sides of my nose. It's irritating and more flakes of skin comes off im not really worried just want it gone so please help ty?

Need more info: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and may be doing some tests. Persistent "rash" around the nose suggests a couple of things, rosacea and lupus. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I have redness around my nose and it’s kindof bumpy and it looks really irritated.?

I have redness around my nose and it’s kindof bumpy and it looks really irritated.?

Rash: There is a rather large range of possibilities with that description. Could include acne, rosacea, herpes, contact allergy to make up or any other topical. See your doctor if it persists. Note if it is itchy or painful or not. Try to recall if used a new soap/lotion/make up. ...Read more

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Have redness around my nose that won't go away. Looks irritated, making it look like I have a never ending cold. I've tried ptetty much everything. Help?

Have redness around my nose that won't go away. Looks irritated, making it look like I have a never ending cold. I've tried ptetty much everything. Help?

Non-alchohol: Have you seen a doc? Get a diagnosis first, then avoid any skin creams that contain alcohol because they will dry out your skin. Lubricate from the inside w/good quality marine fish oil or coconut oil. ...Read more

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Dry scaly skin across cheeks and nose, redness also present. What could it be?

Dry scaly skin across cheeks and nose, redness also present. What could it be?

Malar rash: A malar rash could signal an autoimmune condition, but could also be something as simple as eczema or rosacea. You should be evaluated in person to make sure you don't have a serious condition. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the redness, irritation, and dry skin around my nose?

How can I get rid of the redness, irritation, and dry skin around my nose?

OTC Steroid Cream: One place to start would be to apply 1% Hydrocortisone cream from the store. Because this is your face, I would be very conservative whenever using steroid, so only apply it once a day. ...Read more

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I have pain infront of head, red eyes, watery fluid in nose and redness in the nostrils?

I have pain infront of head, red eyes, watery fluid in nose and redness in the nostrils?

Allergies?: Sounds like springtime allergies. Consider some sort of antihistamine such as loratidine for a trial for a week and see if that helps. If not, see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have combination skin and right now I have a lot of redness and I have 2 big pimples on the sides of nose. What do I do?

I have combination skin and right now I have a lot of redness and I have 2 big pimples on the sides of nose. What do I do?

Pangea organics: I recommend the discovery kit for combination skin for only $34 and free shipping until labor day. The high antioxidant content found in these certified organic botanical products (not dangerous chemicals) supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://bit. Ly/146axow. ...Read more

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Hi my daughter had head butted me in the nose and as soon as she did there was a popping noise. There was immediate pain redness and slight swelling.

Hi my daughter had head butted me in the nose and as soon as she did there was a popping noise. There was immediate pain redness and slight swelling.

Ouch!: The popping noise could be a separation of the cartillage from the nasal bone or a nasal bone fracture. If your nose looks crooked, or if one nostril is really blocked relative to the other, I recommend having it examined by your doctor, ENT or urgent care. Non-displaced fractures usually heal well without intervention, but if deviated, it should be treated within 2-3 days. ...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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I have 2 cysts on my nose and 1on my chin, all of them under the surface of the skin, there tender, sore and redness around area. Do I have infection?

I have 2 cysts on my nose and 1on my chin, all of them under the surface of the skin, there tender, sore and redness around area. Do I have infection?

Cystic acne: Cystic acne lesions commonly occur on the face in these areas. If you catch them early enough and don't squeeze them, I've found that applying OTC hydrocortisone cream can be helpful to reduce inflammation. Bacteria and hormone changes are factors. Oral or topical antibiotics, retinoids, oral contraceptives and/or Spironolactone can be effective. Steroid injections into the cysts can help also. ...Read more

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I have prescription glasses and where the sides touch the bridge of my nose, there is red skin and it became dry. What can I do to stop the redness?

I have prescription glasses and where the sides touch the bridge of my nose, there is red skin and it became dry. What can I do to stop the redness?

BRIDGE OF NOSE RED: GET A DIFFERENT TYPE OF NOSE PIECE.
IF IT'S METAL, GET RUBBER OR PLASTIC.
IF IT'S PLASTIC, GET METAL, ETC.
IF NEITHER WORKS, I SUGGEST YOU COAT THE AREA WITH CLEAR NAIL POLISH AND LET IT DRY BEFORE PUTTING THEM ON. ...Read more

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Nose? Cont.-could this cause my eye dark circles? My nose has redness and gets irritated easily. It bleeds instantly when I clean lightly with qtip..

Nose? Cont.-could this cause my eye dark circles? My nose has redness and gets irritated easily. It bleeds instantly when I clean lightly with qtip..

Possibly: By itself this does not cause the circles but increased sinus congestion can cause swelling around the midface which makes these circles appear more prominent ...Read more

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I have a red rash on the head of my penis it is not itchy or irritating and is also not sore what is this and how can I cure this I have not had sex?

I have a red rash on the head of my penis it is not itchy or irritating and is also not sore what is this and how can I cure this I have not had sex?

Needs to be seen: Urologist or dermatologist should be able to advise. Can not be diagnosed from your description. R u circumcised or not. This may well be relevant. ...Read more

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