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Red Scaly Skin Around Nose
Dear dr. i have a small spot on one side on the tip of my nose and a lot of scaly skin that i scratch off and then it just returns again. i'm afraid ?
Spot on nose: First of all, put a moisturizer on the area 3 to 4 times a day. It may resolve and be nothing to worry about in a few days. Eucerin cream works nicely for this. If is persists see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Redness and scaly skin on scrotum led to skin flaking off like large dandruff. Scrotum now raw and red but not itchy. Concerned!
Too general.: There are so many causes of red, scaly patches that we cannot possibly give you an intelligent answer without more information. If this is a new development, you should see a dermatologist and get a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My cheeks are pink/red but the area around my eyes are stark white. There is no rash/scaly skin at all.
Red cheeks are the same as blushing. Many reasons include rosacea.
It is also the primary symptom of carcinoid tumor of the G.I. tract.
It could be a side effect of some medication taken for cholesterol.
It may be emotional, when you're angry embarrassed for hot this usually fades athe emotion calms down ...Read more
Red scaly patch and itching with white flakes in head ? Hair falling out i had sarcoidosis that affected lungs
I have red spots on my penis that are dry and scaly looking. They are on the head and the shaft. What could it be? Is psoriasis possible on that area?
My face is always dry and scaly even after using just water, and i've been losing hair with a red scalp. I also am having head pains.
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. ...Read more
Red scaly skin rash: red when fresh then darkens and turns into a scab and then turns into a scar! does anyone else know what this is?
Fungus: A type of athletes foot.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a red discolored rash under my arms. The right one has gotten much worse, with dry scaly skin. Now it has red bump all around it. Please help!
Dry scaly skin: You could have eczema with the beginning of a low grade infection. See your doctor before it gets worse. ...Read more
A bit red penis head
itchy,dry n scaly sometimes,
Got better using aleo Vera gel
Tried Fluconizole, doxycycline didn't work
Have it for 2-3months?
Dermatology consult: I would recommend a dermatology consult if you have already tried and antifungal and antibacterial treatment. Sometimes it is difficult to differentiate between a fungal infection vs contact dermatitis vs eczema or other allergic or atopic dermatitis. Since you have had this for 2-3 months, it is time to have a specialist take a look at it if possible. ...Read more
I have red patches ans scaly skin on palm and legs and heavy itching and ige levels goes very high over 1200?
Eczema: Sounds like a classic case of atopic dermatitis or eczema. See an Allergist or Dermatologist to confirm and receive appropriate treatment. Poorly controlled eczema can cause elevated serum IgE levels. If you have other atopic conditions like allergic rhinitis this can also contribute. Topical steroid creams are helpful for patches, antihistamines for itching. ...Read more
Found bright red/pink fleshy patch on right breast. Thought was ringworm, but no dry scaly skin. Rubbed;bled little bit. Doesn't itch. What is this?
See a doctor: Without examining this it is impossible to say what it is, but anything that bleeds on your breast should be examined and diagnosed as quickly as possible. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a redness on my cheeks and across my nose that worsens when I'm in the heat or the sun, it doesn't itch and isn't scaly can this be malar rash?
How do you treat a recurring rash (redness, dry, itchy, scaly, flaky) around the mouth/nose/cheeks/behind ears that gets worse when feeling stressed?
Small cut on my nose about 1mm.healed then reappeared a couple times. Not scaly or elevated. When healed looks normal/smooth except slight red tinge??
Nose cut: An exam is required to answer your question. You may be describing an early scar which is typically pink/red then fades with time. ...Read more
Today i rub my under my nose and recently i have Redness of the skin in this area THEN I USED ALFACORT CREAM A small amount for this area?
Use a moisturiser: this may be irritation because of rubbing.Apply moisturiser and try to leave it alone. ...Read more
I have redness on each sides of my nose. It's irritating and more flakes of skin comes off im not really worried just want it gone so please help ty?
Dry, scaly and flaky skin at around and at my nose. There is no inflammation. It occurs always.Please help.
Scaly skin: You probably have eczema which is a very common condition that comes and goes. It's not dangerous and can be treated with cortisone creams twice a day. Start with an over the counter preparation. If that doesn't work, see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Bright red scaly circles on my nose. Three weeks. 3 separate ones in different locations. Sides of nose. All circles. Retain shape and size.?
What's this scaly darkish red patch on my nose? I've had it for 4 months now, and it feels tight and crusty with some fluid.
I have combination skin and right now I have a lot of redness and I have 2 big pimples on the sides of nose. What do I do?
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Hi my daughter had head butted me in the nose and as soon as she did there was a popping noise. There was immediate pain redness and slight swelling.
Ouch!: The popping noise could be a separation of the cartillage from the nasal bone or a nasal bone fracture. If your nose looks crooked, or if one nostril is really blocked relative to the other, I recommend having it examined by your doctor, ENT or urgent care. Non-displaced fractures usually heal well without intervention, but if deviated, it should be treated within 2-3 days. ...Read more
Red rash on cheeks, nose and chin under nose, bumpy and scaly like. Makes my face feel tight. Have had this for a long time on and off. Getting worse.
Rash on face: Could be several things like rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, even a contact dermatitis to something being used on the face. Scrubbing or vigorous washing of any of these can make them more inflamed and irritated. So first, gentle care with a fragrance-free, soap-free cleanser like cetaphil bar. Any worsening rash should be shown to a dermatologist for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I got punched in the nose today and there is huge patch of redness, it feels like a rug burn and all of the skin has come off. When will it be gone?
3-6 weeks: Probably in the range of 3-6 weeks assuming your nose was not broken. ...Read more
What should I do about my face? I have redness all over, and dry skin on my cheeks, around my nose, and my forehead.I've tried to moisterize my face about every half hour. If i put anykind of lotion on it, it just keeps burning.
Perhaps : Perhaps you have seborrheic dermatitis? This is a common condition this time of year and if typically found on the scalp or face. On the face, it is seen as red, scaly areas on the forehead, between the eyebrows (or on the middle part of the eyebrows), and beside the nose. Typical treatment would be Ketoconazole Cream and/or desonide cream which can prescribed by a dermatologist. Otc options might include Cortaid (hydrocortisone) which can help some patients. I hope this helps! ...Read more