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There are rashes of tiny red dots around the eyes and cheeks and forehead of my three year old son. Should i be worried?

There are rashes of tiny red dots around the eyes and cheeks and forehead of my three year old son. Should i be worried?

Rashes?: Ican be very common, but if instead of getting better is getting worse have him see his physician for evaluation, . ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Hi im tasha i recently started getting small red bumps that look as if there rashes on my face by my forehead and cheek area and it's itchy.

Hi im tasha i recently started getting small red bumps that look as if there rashes on my face by my forehead and cheek area and it's itchy.

Facial rash: Small red bumps on face typically represent a rash. Rashes can be caused by many things such a virus, food allergies, contact allergies and more. If it persists for more than several days I recommend dermatology evaluation. Try to pinpoint what may have caused the rash. Topical corticosteroid creams may help ...Read more

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My 4 month had red rashes only on his face. Forehead, cheeks, and under his eyes. Can i use benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream?

My 4 month had red rashes only on his face. Forehead, cheeks, and under his eyes. Can i use benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream?

Not advised: This will not help with most pediatric rashes, including hives. Although this could be a benign viral eruption, best to notify the pediatrician for advice. ...Read more

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I took an dose of NyQuil. Within a few minutes I had hives and redness on my forehead, nose, and chin. I took a Benadryl for the rash. Am I safe?

Yes: NyQuil is more likely to induce isolated cutaneous hives than a full blown anaphylactic drug reaction. If symptoms isolated to skin itching (no swelling, dizziness, heart palpitations, wheezing, nausea, coughing) and if they resolve with Benadryl, then nothing to worry about ...Read more

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I have a very small red kind of rash on one side of my forehead, It's been there for about 2 months and i don't know how to treat it. is it fungi?

I have a very small red kind of rash on one side of my forehead, It's been there for about 2 months and i don't know how to treat it. is it fungi?

Without seeing it, I: can't say, and it make need a scraping to confirm fungus. You can certainly try some OTC lamisil, (terbinafine) but if not gone, need to see dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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My bf has tiny red dots on his forehead. Almost like a rash but it doesn't itch. It won't go away. What is it and how does he get rid of it? Help pls!

My bf has tiny red dots on his forehead. Almost like a rash but it doesn't itch. It won't go away. What is it and how does he get rid of it? Help pls!

Comedonal Acne: Comedonal acne describes acne that mostly consists of whiteheads and blackheads. Blackheads are named for the dark plug that blocks the pore. They are open comedones. Whiteheads are closed comedones that are raised and flesh colored. Typically, comedonal acne resides on the chin and forehead. Comedonal acne can be found anywhere a pore resides on the body. Treatment is with prescription epiduo. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why every time I get out of shower not hot ..warm almost cold water..I have a red looking rash top forehead to nose and cheeks? Sometimes during day.

Why every time I get out of shower not hot ..warm almost cold water..I have a red looking rash top forehead to nose and cheeks? Sometimes during day.

Rash: It may be something you are exposed to or a release of histamine. It may be related to your medication. Taking a picture and showing it to your doctor would help. ...Read more

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I have shingles on my forehead and it's been about a week and a half and my scabs are all gone but the red rash is still on my forehead. will it go aw?

I have shingles on my forehead and it's been about a week and a half and my scabs are all gone but the red rash is still on my forehead. will it go aw?

Give it time.: The redness you currently see is called "post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation", and is a common finding after a bout with shingles. May take several weeks to clear, as it represents a local increase in melanin production in the skin, but it will clear. ...Read more

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My 42 year old d.Aughter was given prolamine iodine by her physician. She has develoded a bright red flat rash on her face especially her forehead. ?

My 42 year old d.Aughter was given prolamine iodine  by her physician.  She has develoded a bright red flat rash on her face especially her forehead. ?

Why given it?: There is no i deficiency in this country; no need for all that extra i. She could be having an allergic skin reaction. Ask a real endocrinologist to see her. ...Read more

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I have a rash of dry bumps that started on my chin, worked its way up on my cheeks, forehead, neck and ears its not red, its itchy ans sensitive?

I have a rash of dry bumps that started on my chin, worked its way up on my cheeks, forehead, neck and ears its not red, its itchy  ans sensitive?

Reaction 2 somthing: More than likely a reaction to something (new skin care product, soap, detergent, fragrance, etc...) could be something else though, so should be checked and treated to give you relief. ...Read more

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My brother in law has low platelet 80'000 and high MPV,he has a very bad rash(very red)on his face and his forehead and it has pimple.can u tell me y?

My brother in law has low platelet 80'000 and high MPV,he has a very bad rash(very red)on his face and his forehead and it has pimple.can u tell me y?

He needs to ask: Your brother in law needs to get with his personal physician(s) and figure out what's going on. He may already know and be keeping it to himself. With this rash and platelet count, he may have lupus -- a fact he might not wish to share -- or they may be unrelated. He needs to tell his physician what medications he's taking, and be willing to undergo a workup for some immune & marrow problems. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more