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Red Man Syndrome
Almost 3 wks since bilateral lower leg fasciectomy for compartment syndrome. Fluid buildup (4 days now)-press n see it move-no redness. Need to drain?
Please: call your surgeon to revisit your issue it is not wise for us to evaluate a problem like this on line it needs a look see by the doctor ...Read more
63 old man, sudden oedema of middle phalanx of middle finger of left hand from palmar aspect , redness but not painfull , what is it please?
Rosacea: Rosacea is a chronic and potentially life-disruptive disorder primarily of the facial skin, often characterized by flare-ups and remissions. Many have observed that it typically begins any time after age 30 as a redness on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead that may come and go. In some cases, rosacea may also occur on the neck, chest, scalp or ears. Alcohol can cause a flare. ...Read more
I have Sjogren's syndrome. I am also allergic to insect bites. Why does the "red area" seem to spread if I scratch it after a week of being bitten?
How can I resolve the toasted skin syndrome on my upper thighs? The pattern is red, large without pain/itchiness or texture. It's been 2 weeks so far
First thing: Is make sure this is the right diagnosis. If so, remove the heat source. The redness may take months to resolve though. You need to be monitor for skin cancers in that area too. If you have pigmentation above redness, then sometimes retinoic acid creams or laser therapies are utilized. Seek the input of a knowledgable dermatologist, but you'll likely have to be patient too. ...Read more