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Hello..i have some red papules on my skin and they are gradually spreading throughout my body?

Hello..i have some red papules on my skin and they are gradually spreading throughout my body?

Red papules: First see your Primary doctor and some concerns will be seen. Your doctor will send you to a skin specialist to manage the papules. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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I wake up and find a red Papule on face,I don't know whether it's a mosquito bite or acne.How to differentiate?BTW I'm nt sure whether it itches or nt

I wake up and find a red Papule on face,I don't know whether it's a mosquito bite or acne.How to differentiate?BTW I'm nt sure whether it itches or nt

Itch?: Mosquito will itch, subside in about 2 days. Acne will be tender or have no symptoms, last for weeks, may have a pustule which you can squeeze out. Mosquito likely to be solitary, acne multiple. ...Read more

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Red papules on hand/wrist, form a callus like crust on palms and fingers, some leave a crater like lesion, been going for 3/4 months.What could it be?

Red papules on hand/wrist, form a callus like crust on palms and fingers, some leave a crater like lesion, been going for 3/4 months.What could it be?

Depends on the cause: Many things can cause calluses. Some reasons that one may develop a callus include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repedetive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Ive red papule in face for 10 ds,ithought it mosquito bite so i put mild topical steroid only 2 times,today my Dr. Said it is acne,dis that cream harm?

Ive red papule in face for 10 ds,ithought it mosquito bite so i put mild topical steroid only 2 times,today my Dr. Said it is acne,dis that cream harm?

Steroid is not Rx.: Either for Boil or Acne or Mosquito bite. Antibiotic cream may help an Abscess from Bite. But for Acne there are topical Cleansing agent and Prescription strength Topical Antibiotic cream and Retin A (tretinoin) preparations are available. Steroid does not help. ...Read more

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Immediately After applying a cream to relieve redness of sensitive skin which I used to apply. I found red rash with papules on chin.is that allergy?.

Sensitive skin: Not necessarily, it could just be a reaction of your sensitive skin. Certainly if the cream makes your symptoms worse then it's time to try something else. ...Read more

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I have Itchiness,Dryness,redness,peeling of skin,papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

I have Itchiness,Dryness,redness,peeling of skin,papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

?yeast: This could be a yeast infection of the head of the penis(balanitis). This may be transmitted by a female who has a yeast vaginal infection. I recommend that you have your physician evaluate you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I've been told I have pityrosporum folliculitis- slightly rough pink papules non-itchy on chest/back. 1. What are the best oral and topical meds? 2. Is jojoba oil ok? 3. How do I reduce the redness?

I've been told I have pityrosporum folliculitis- slightly rough pink papules non-itchy on chest/back. 1. What are the best oral and topical meds? 2. Is jojoba oil ok? 3. How do I reduce the redness?

Ketoconazole: A course of oral ketoconazole and topical ketoconazole shampoo is currently the recommended treatment. Oral medication should be discontinued when the lesions resolve. Because relapse almost always occurs when treatment is withdrawn, topical ketoconazole is indefinitely continued after successful initial treatment with oral medication. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w/ viral exanthem. Had rash (scaly red patches/papules) for a month, other symptoms gone. Could it be something else? How long can it laat?

Diagnosed w/ viral exanthem. Had rash (scaly red patches/papules) for a month, other symptoms gone. Could it be something else? How long can it laat?

Scaly red rash: It is hard to tell what it is without seeing it, after one mos, it is time go for follow up visit with your 1ry care physician, some work up or a referal to a dermatologist to figure out the cause of your rash. Feel better. ...Read more

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10 ds ago I was bitten by a mosquito ,up till now there is a red blanch-able Papule , non itchy non tender , only red, how can I get rid of it!

10 ds ago I was bitten by a mosquito ,up till now there is a red blanch-able Papule , non itchy non tender , only red, how can I get rid of it!

Avoid any irritation: if it's not painful and doesn't itch, you probably don't have to take any action. However you do need to avoid scratching a plane with it. Avoid any kind of friction.avoid putting any substance or chemicals on it. If it's just a simple mosquito bite, pimple should go away on its own. Give it another week if it's still not bothering you. ...Read more

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After applying a cream called sensibio forte which I used to apply. I found red rash with papules under my mouth and on my chin .what is that?.

After applying a cream called sensibio forte which I used to apply. I found red rash with papules under my mouth and on my chin .what is that?.

Acne: I think that your cream is comedome genic and by clogging pores aggravates a skin condition. I don not know the contents of this cream. Also it could be that something in the cream is aggravating a skin sensitivity. I wuld have to know the reason you are taking this and what is in it to render an opinion. See a doctor and take the lavel with the contents in with you. ...Read more

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After applying a cream which I used to apply. I found red rash with papules under my mouth & chin .is that an allergic rash or perioral dermatitis?.

After applying a cream which I used to apply. I found red rash with papules under my mouth & chin .is that an allergic rash or perioral dermatitis?.

Could be allergic: The proximity with when you used the cream would indicate an allergic rash. Try an over the counter antihistamine, and if you develop swelling or trouble breathing at any time, call your doctor or go to the ER. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Pregnant 4th months complaning of papule and red patches in the face what the best treatment for her? Thank alot

Pregnant 4th months complaning of papule and red patches in the face what the best treatment for her? Thank alot

Hormone related acne: It's those pregnancy hormones at work yet again,causing your pore to secrete excess oil. Stick to to a well balanced diet. Avoid those pregnancy cravings for junk foods.. And other possible cause is liver dysfunction...Fatty liver or cholestasis---dysfunctional gall bladder. If you are having a lot of bloating or belly pain check with your OB doctor and check---liver function tests--or Ultra s ...Read more

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I think I have pearly pink papules little red and white pimples on my glans?

I think I have pearly pink papules little red and white pimples on my glans?

Have a look...: Pearly penile papules appear in single or 2-3 rows on the corona of glans penis, usually in its dorsolateral aspects or at times at the sides of frenulum. They are benign with no need to intervene.But without a look, it's hard to say for sure. So, have urologist to take a look if in doubt. ...Read more

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Can a condom irritate pearly penile papules? Like irritate as in give it a hint of red. If not what can irritate pearly penile papules to make it red?

Can a condom irritate pearly penile papules? Like irritate as in give it a hint of red. If not what can irritate pearly penile papules to make it red?

Here are some...: Analyzing the sequence of events may help suspect if condom may irritate PPP, which is parts of viable skin tissue so these papules have their blood supply with expected change in their color to reflect environmental temperature change. More? Welcome to contact me at www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. Best... ...Read more

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Will follicular acne leave permanent scaring from the red marks? I had a pretty bad initial break out from Accutane papules and pustules only .

Will follicular acne leave permanent scaring from the red marks? I had a pretty bad initial break out from Accutane papules and pustules only .

Acne Scars: Even with the most careful and conscientious treatment, acne scars may still occur. But not all scars are created equal. Generally, acne scars fall under two categories: those caused by a loss of tissue (atrophic), and those caused by an excess of tissue (hypertrophic). Within these categories, acne scars fall into one of four types: ice pick, boxcar, rolling and keloid scars. ...Read more