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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?

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

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What else can cause a red face after drinking besides Asian flush syndrome?

What else can cause a red face after drinking besides Asian flush syndrome?

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

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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?

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?

Dermatography: Wanda, usually the redness at the site of an insect bite is due to a local reaction. Scratching the area increases local histamine release, thereby making the redness spread. It should fade in time. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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

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

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Red ear syndrome?

Not sure: Sorry, I am not sure what ready your syndrome is. Would you be able to provide more information. ...Read more

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I often get jaundiced as I hav gilberts syndrome. ..can this cause a high red cell turnover?

I often get jaundiced as I hav gilberts syndrome. ..can this cause a high red cell turnover?

No: Gilbert's syndrome should not affect red blood cells. However, hemolysis (destruction of circulating red blood cells) can cause jaundice. ...Read more

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On .5mg twice daily of Risperidone as antagonist to serotonin syndrome. What red flags should I look for?

On .5mg twice daily of Risperidone as antagonist to serotonin syndrome. What red flags should I look for?

????: if you have had serotonin syndrome, you have to avoid what is causing it, not treat it. Are you sure this is what is going on? ...Read more

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Red ear syndrome and Relapsing polychondritis differences?

Red ear syndrome and Relapsing polychondritis differences?

Multiple: Red ear syndrome involves pain and redness in around the ear. Relapsing polychondritis involves cartilage of multiple sites. The red ear syndrome involves most time a trigger of movement of the ear, the other is an auto immune problem attacking multiple cartilages. ...Read more