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Red Patch On Forehead
My mum has been having this itchy red patch at forehead for some time. It seem to be a allergic reaction to some stuff at the place she worked. Help?
I have a round red patch on my forehead whis is slightly raised and the skin flakes off its also itchy sometimes. Tried daktacort but not worked.?
See dermatologist: You will need to be clinically examined. It could be fungal infection/dermatomycosis like ringworm or could be psoriasis or other skin problem. They can have the same symptoms-however different in clinical presentation. Steroids would help psoriasis but steroids will make ring worm worse. You need to be seen and evaluated by your doctor or dermatologist ...Read more
I have an itchy scalp and a large red itchy patch on my forehead. I also have swollen lymph nodes around my ear. I got my hair done last Wednesday.
If ALL the symptoms are on SAME side of your head and don't cross the midline then I'm worried about shingles which can later become painful. Starting treatment right away is critical
A chemical allergic reaction is also possible especially if your hair was dyed and should have it looked at. ...Read more
Eczema: It could be a patch of eczema or even an extension of a dry scalp condition call seborrheic dermatitis. Both of these can present with red, dry patches. The treatment for these conditions is usually lotion and topical steroid. For a scalp condition is may include the use of a medication shampoo. ...Read more
6 mth old dry light red scaly patches on his forehead...Eczema? Can I apply something fot the dryness?
My daughter has red pimple like bump along her hairline on the forehead. And raw red patches on her head?
As with most rashes.: ...This could be a variety of things. This could be a virus, or this could be a bacterial infection that would respond to an antibiotic. This could even be tiny insects in the skin. It cannot be diagnosed online. You must see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. If your child is in pain, see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have what seems rosacea. Red patches on forehead & sides of nose. Quite dry in places. What is the best treatment?
Consultation: Consult with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist. There are topical treatments that can be used but a diagnosis has to be done first. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Malar rash 8 months ago reducced at morning but not disapper, also I had dermatographia, some red patches come and go on forehead, other things normal?
Skin doctor: Since you currently have only skin sympyoms best person to see you is a dermatologist. Though this is seen in early lupus I wouldn't, worry just yet-some lupus is just confined to the skin. ...Read more
I have a rash on my cheeks/jaws/forehead. Red irregular patches that are getting scabby, no itching slight burn. Never had a rash before. What is it?
Rash: Rash is visual diagnosis. Cannot suggest anything--- other than " go see your primary care doctor" --- ...Read more
Face skin w/ red patches on both cheeks near temples and forehead, discoloration around lips, only during ovulation/period. Recurrent monthly. Plshelp
Have you been on any birth control pill or hormone therapy that you have stopped recently?
BTW Advil (ibuprofen) and Ibuprofen are the same medication, make sure not to take a lot of it as it could cause upset stomach, bleeding from stomach and kidney trouble. ...Read more
Used hairspray oil near front of forehead then got red patches & tiny bumps, since, washed my hair w/ water. Idea? What specialist should I tlk to?
Bumps from hairspray: The specialist you may need is a dermatologist. Consider starting w/your family doc and if he/she thinks you need a specialist you will be referred to one. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Hello I have strange red patches around my mouth, nose, and forehead very itchy and flaky I have had them for 3 years now they come and go
See a doctor: Rashes are difficult to diagnose without actually seeing them in person even with a thorough description. You could have some form of dermatitis, which is a very general term, but this needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Please make an appointment to see them. Good luck. ...Read more
Dry red patch on cheek what could it be and what to use on cheek? Als dry skin on forehead between eyes? What's a good daily moistures? Is it age?
Eucerine: Eucerine cream is a good daily moisturizer. It sounds like you are getting some patches of eczema. It could be that or just dry skin. Our skin does get thinner and more dry as we age. Using a good daily moisturizer can help. Make sure also that you are drinking plenty of water each day. ...Read more
I never had acne at all growing up. For the last two months I've had small red bumps on my nose to my forehead in one patch that doesn't go away?
Are these related: red patch under left eye, red patch over right eye, dry left eye, GERD, forehead sore that won't heal, joint pain.
Symptoms: The first 3 may be...the whole complex probably not. See your family doctor to help resolve your issues. ...Read more
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