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Small red patch below eyebrow, it's a little sore, skin flakes noticed in morning but washes off.?

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

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Skin Pain (Definition)

Skin pain. Skin is the outer layer of tissue that covers the body. Skin pain = ...Read more


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I'm so worried. 6 days ago I started having sore skin around my left eye and left side of my face from my eyebrow to the my left nostril. It felt exactly like nerve pain that I've had other places before. It started with a burning feeling at my bottom e

I'm so worried. 6 days ago I started having sore skin around my left eye and left side of my face from my eyebrow to the my left nostril.  It felt exactly like nerve pain that I've had other places before.  It started with a burning feeling at my bottom e

ER/Ophtho: Could be Herpes Opthalmicus which is treatable and can completely resolve without permanent problems if treated early. Best to be seen by Ophtho who can prescribe coticosteroid drops, if needed. You may be put on an antiviral as well as costicosteroids by mouth. Are there any blisters or lesions on your face? Redness in the eye? It does sound like a Vth cranial nerve distribution. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies or products that will help heal the red and sore skin under my eyes from new contacts?

Are there any home remedies or products that will help heal the red and sore skin under my eyes from new contacts?

See your doctor: Contact lenses should not cause redness or soreness as you described. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Big toe sore, skin red, squeezed and pus came out side of toe nail. is it a possible ingrown toe nail ? Infection ?

Big toe sore, skin red, squeezed and pus came out side of toe nail. is it a possible ingrown toe nail ? Infection ?

Toe infection: Yes. This is an infection, and it can be from an ingrown nail. Clean the toe. Soak it in sitz bath and see your doctor soon for antibiotics. Wear looser shoes to avoid pressure on the wound. ...Read more

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I have HSV2 genitally but get the prodromal sore skin, nerve pain on arms and most recently face, eye, nose. Worried HSV is moving up my spine somehow?

I have HSV2 genitally but get the prodromal sore skin, nerve pain on arms and most recently face, eye, nose. Worried HSV is moving up my spine somehow?

Could be expressing: ....through different cutaneous nerve distributions but not necessarily because it's "MOVING UP" This is not "flesh eating bacteria or venom from a snake bite that slowly disperses. Once a person has HSV you can consider your entire milieu as harboring viral particles. Where they decide to express themselves is variable. You may've been innoculated anywhere FIRST.. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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The lymph node on the left side of my neck is swollen and sore and I have red painful bumps in patches on my scalp on the left side of my head help me?

The lymph node on the left side of my neck is swollen and sore and I have red painful bumps in patches on my scalp on the left side of my head help me?

Likely not related: Scalp patches likely not related. After sinus infection ex. Or sore throat (viral, bacterial) lymph nodes may grow. If they persist after a few weeks consider evaluation for ex. Lymphoma. ...Read more

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I have had dry and sometimes flaking and sore skin in my ears, the sides of my nose and scalp for about a year now. What is it? Creamd not helped.

I have had dry and sometimes flaking and sore skin in my ears, the sides of my nose and scalp for about a year now. What is it? Creamd not helped.

Seborrheic dermatiti: Seborrheic dermatitis lies between dandruff & psoriasis. It appears as oily scales/flakes on a salmon-colored base on scalp margins, in ear canals & on lobes, along wings of nose, bridge of nose, eyelids, chin; so it's often assoc with hairy areas. Low potency steroid cream can help but if used frequently can damage skin. Washing areas dandruff shampoo with zinc (selsun blue) weekly works well. ...Read more

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Concerned about 1mm sore beside eyebrow that hasn't healed over a month. No change in size no scab. Looks like red dot. Can this be skin cancer?

Concerned about 1mm sore beside eyebrow that hasn't healed over a month. No change in size no scab. Looks like red dot. Can this be skin cancer?

Not likely: A 1mm lesion is likely benign and represents either a blood blister, hemangioma or focal inflammatory/vascular extravasation from bug bite. Is it raised? Does it itch? It is very unlikely that a pinpoint red 1mm macule is cancerous. If you are worried, a visit to the dermatologist will give you the reassurance you need. ...Read more

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Help! swollen red rash on face and scalp so saturday night i felt a mild stinging just above my right eyebrow. No blemishes, red or anything at all visible on skin. Sunday a little red and in more spots on scalp. Monday full blown red swollen sore above e

Help! swollen red rash on face and scalp so saturday night i felt a mild stinging just above my right eyebrow. No blemishes, red or anything at all visible on skin. Sunday a little red and in more spots on scalp. Monday full blown red swollen sore above e

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have red pimple like thing around the head of my penes. I try to pop them but its extremely sore and wont pop.

I have red pimple like thing around the head of my penes. I try to pop them but its extremely sore and wont pop.

Leave Alone: If this just appeared, you are sexually active, and have never had in the past then have a doctor examine soon. Could be hsv and needs treatment. ...Read more

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If a child has a few large bumps hard with a white head on it on parts of the body and flat bister on the feet red, sore, ?

If a child has a few large bumps hard with a white head on it on parts of the body and flat bister on the feet red, sore, ?

Rash in kids: Rash with white tense surface could be fluid filled and given the child has a sore on the foot, it would be best to have the child seen by the pediatrician. Did ur child have fever with the rash or before it? Some rash is difficult to diagnose without seeing it. How old is ur child? Did he/she get the chicken pox vaccine? All these are imp. 2 know beefore gviign any answers. ...Read more

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Have a lump on back side of head and one more at the base of my neck.they are a little red and tender to the touch.making neck sore also.

Have a lump on back side of head and one more at the base of my neck.they are a little red and tender to the touch.making neck sore also.

Seek evaluation.: Any neck soreness from a "lump" needs an evaluation. The timing of the evaluation is based on the speed at which the symptoms are developing. If the symptoms are new and progressing over a day or two, or if there is a fever or stiffness in the neck, please seek care asap. If the progression is slower, you can consider a primary care provider or pharmacy based nurse practitioner evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi there, Just last week I has some small red circular areas break out on the head of my penis. The are not itchy or sore in any way they. Need Help.

Hi there, Just last week I has some small red circular areas break out on the head of my penis. The are not itchy or sore in any way they. Need Help.

Here are some ...: Without a direct look after detailed Hx, it's hard to come up a right Dx. However, clinically, such skin change is highly likely related with poor hygiene with long foreskin, and sexual intercourse. A combo of Hx stressing the features & sequence of events over time + physical exam + tests (rarely needed for such) will bring about a right diagnosis for reasonable Rx/ care/ counseling. Best wish... ...Read more

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My penis is really red on one side of the head. It doesn't bother me. Then my foreskin started to get red on one side and there's a sore. What's this?

Probably just...: If this condition is relatively new, i would just advise to keep the the head of penis and foreskin clean and dry, avoid over- washing with soap, and stop masturbation if any. If in doubt, go to see the expert for general and specific concern you may have. Best wish... ...Read more

Sore Skin (Definition)

Sore skin = discomfort in outer layer of ...Read more