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Red Patch Above Eyebrow
I have small patches of flaky skin on my facial area, specifically the hairy areas. Appears similar to dandruff. Areas affected include eyebrows, mustache, and it is starting to show ip in my goatee. Slight redness, mild itching, but no major inflammation
I had a cut on side of my eyebrow ad had 4 stitches not it has healed, but left a red patch alittle bit harder than normal skin. How can I get rid ?
Wait: This is normal and will become not red and softer over several weeks time. ...Read more
Small red patch below eyebrow, it's a little sore, skin flakes noticed in morning but washes off.?
Hydrocortisone: It sounds like mild eczema, and i'd use some over the counter Hydrocortisone cream on it for a few days. If it's clearing up, great! if not, i'd get it checked out by your family doctor. Sores on the face that scab or flake and don't heal by 2 weeks concern us for skin cancer. Good luck and always use sun protection! ...Read more
What can I use for very mild psoriasis around my eyes? Its slightly red not patches or anything. Between my eyebrow & eye & between my temple & eye...
Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?
Eczema : It's possible that you have eczema affecting your brows and corners of your eyelids. This condition can also affect other parts of your body, like behind your ears, elbows, behind your knees, etc. avoid your eyelids, but you may trial hydrocortisone 2.5% cream to the brows 2-3 times per day to see if you respond well enough. The eyelids require prescription grade ophthalmic ointment. ...Read more
Red patch of dry skin on upper eyelid right below eyebrow. Has been there for a month now, won't go away. Have used neosporin and eczema creams
Try vaseline: Stop using neosporin. Try just simple vaseline or aquaphor. Might need a steroid cream - see primary care physician or dermatologist for recommendation. ...Read more
Dandruff and dry skin I have patches of dry itchy skin on my scalp and hair-line. I also have a few patches of red itchy skin near my eyes and eyebrows. Any idea what would be the cause of this and any solutions would be great too.
How can I treat my alopecia. I have it on my head along with rashes and redness. I am also getting bald patches on my head.
Find the cause: The cause of your problem has to be first diagnosed before a treatment is offered. ...Read more
I am experiencing breast redness in one patch on my skin. It looks like a spot but doesn't have a head like a zit or pimple, it is also growing.
Breast redness : Sounds like an infection so please get examined ...Read more
~12 days ago, swollen patch above lip cleared after 2 days, then corners of mouth peel slightly w wet feeling. Min redness, no pain/sores/fluid. Right eye slightly irritated. Lips/mouth feel dry.
Likely eczema: If the skin is dry & itchy this likely eczema. If so, ophthalmic ointment with steroid can be prescribed by an eye care specialist. The oil from inside a vit e capsule may be helpful when applied 1-2x per day. If the area is just generally red, cool compresses may help. If allergic in origin antihistamines may help. If thin skin from aging, then coverup may be the main option. Avoid sun/wind. ...Read more
Can a visible, 1" mucocele (no redness noted) exist where the orbital fat is, the inner, upper part of the orbit and just under the eyebrow ?
Usually w/ trauma: Mucoceles may occur spontaneously but in the region of the frontal sinus they are more comminly related to a history of frontal sinus trauma/fracture. ...Read more
I have a lot of itching on my pubic area, eyebrows and scalp. Redness on eyebrows and scalp area with scaling on scalp, and loads of flakes! help!
See Physician: Many conditions can cause redness and scaling as you describe. The constellation of pubic, brow and head may indicate lice. Your physician should be able to ascertain if this , or other dermatologic conditions exist. ...Read more
I have a stinging/itching sensation on my right eyebrow, almost feel like a hair pulling sensation. No redness, no bump.
Need exam of area by doctor. A neurologist a specialist in nerves may help figure this out. A dermatologist might also be useful if there is a skin problem.
OTC meds for pain like ibuprofen or Benadryl for itching might help symptoms.
Go to doctor for fastest resolution due to definite diagnosis. ...Read more
Got my eyebrows and upper lip waxed, small bumps and redness on parts of the waxed areas? First time getting this done, how should I treat this?
Steroid cream: try to use 10 % hydrocortisone cream 1-2x/day for a few days , if red, inflamed areas could be infected , will need to wash well daily , apply antibiotic ointment , if gets worse get to a dr . may need oral antibiotics too. can use antihistamine too like zyrtec or benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with rash . ...Read more
Best redness relief drug storeproduct for redness from pimples ? I got some small like pimples in the middle of my eyebrows and it dosent go away
What are the causes of a swollen eyebrow line , just the area above the eyelid ? No redness and no pain are experienced
Eyelid swelling: There can be many causes of painless eyelid swelling. Some of those include infection, allergic reactions, inflammation due to secondary causes, or trauma. It is difficult to assess the situation without a thorough examination. Please follow with a doctor. All the best. ...Read more
I am experiencing rash on face, skin redness or irritation and dry or cracking skin and scalp and eyebrows. What Can I do to treat it?
Seborrhea: This sounds like what is called seborrheic dermatitis or seborrhea. First try to use a water based moisturizer such as Cetaphyl. If this doesn't work try over the counter cortisone, twice a day for 2-3 days at a time. If you still are having trouble, then go see your dermatologist. Unfortunately, seborrhea is a chronic condition. There is no cure for it. So treat it only when it's active. ...Read more
My 4 month old daughter has redness around her eyes. It's the skin that's red above her eyebrow, on her eyelid & under her eye. What could cause this?
Eye Redness: Redness aournd the eyes and be due to a number of reasons: 1) children are notorius for scratching and itching around the eye with resultant irritation, 2) allergic reaction and most concerning 3) periorbital cellulitis which requires antibiotics or 4) orbital cellulitis which is a eye emergency and requires antibiotics. You should have daughter evaluated by primary physician. ...Read more
Stung by a yellow jacket on my eyebrow, no swelling redness or sting marks but pain 3+ hours later.no sign of allergic reaction. should i be worried?
No: Anaphylactic reactions take place within 15 minutes or so. Pain is response sting venom. It should resolve without medications ...Read more
Swelling: Swelling of the lids can be caused by several things.You need to see an ophthalmologist to determine the cause and institute treatment. ...Read more
Redness on both sides of my nose, forehead, eyebrows, near nostrils, and scalp. (comes and goes) any idea? Any treatments I should try?
Depending on how long it lasts and what brings it on there are different conditions.
Rosacea is one possibility.
Some people get facial redness if they are sensitive or allergic to foods.
Drinking alcohol causes this in some folks.
Google rosacea for more info on this condition. ...Read more
After getting my eyebrows waxed my skin around it had a bad reaction would tea tree oil calm the redness and get rid of the tiny itchy pimples?
Tea tree oil may sting: If the area is already irritated, using tea tree oil may sting, burn, or irritate the skin. So it may make the area more red and inflamed. You're better off using something that's much more mild and less stinging. Pure lavender oil (lavandula agustafolia) is more soothing, because it has less camphor in it, but if it's made from (lavandula), it will be just as irritating as tea tree oil. So read your labels. ...Read more
I have a rash surrounding my eye on the skin on my eyelid, up to my eyebrow, below to the cheekbone. Like a black eye, but with red. No bumps, but just redness. No change in meds. I just ran suddenly in the sun for 2 minutes..? Not in sun today otherwise.
Got eyebrows and upper lip waxed on November 6, and had waxing bumps w/ white dots after. Healed w/ hydrocortisone, but redness still there?
Why would I be thinning on the crown of my head, and my scalp looks to have red patches in that area??
If you have red patches and thinning all in the same area then your doctor will likely need to do an exam with a wood's lamp and take samples such as scrapings of the skin and maybe a hair follicle to rule out fungal infections. Also, clinically we can also recognize whether it's an autoimmune condition.
I would recommend having it examined in person. ...Read more
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
See urologist soon..: Most of red patches on glans penis are long foreskin-related inflammation/ infection, or few precancerous lesions like erythroplasia of Queyrat, etc. To firmly diagnose what it can be, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closer & better with doctor so to reach right diagnosis and treatment. Best wish to health.. ...Read more