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Red Skin (Definition)

Red skin is a symptom in which part or all of a person's skin is redder than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, drug side effects, etc.

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Can hot water cause red skin welp?

Can hot water cause red skin welp?

A burn: Yes. Water can certainly get hot enough to cause a skin burn. The red mark may develop into a blister if the water was hot enough. Kept it covered and clean. ...Read more

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How do I treat my red skin ?

How do I treat my red skin ?

Reason is red first: Need to figure out why it is red first. I recomend seeing a good dermatologist to help figure that out before you waste a lot of money on things that wont work. It could be ameanable to laser treatment is it is vascular in nature, but you may need medicinal intervention. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Stool (Tip)

Dealing with Blood in Stool

If you see blood in your stools, or they look black and tarry, see your doctor for a rectal exam! ...See more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Apply non-medicated moisturizing cream to rash areas
5 Min, 2x day, forever
Keep daily showers brief and without the water being too hot
5 Min, Once, forever
Avoid soaps, which can be drying. Lotion-cleansers are better.
Once
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Husband has very red skin w/yellow blisters in his crotch and inside leg area. Temperature 99.9 treatment yesterday is we cleaned it thoroughly and put simple antiseptic on the entire area which is by the way the outline of his boxer shorts. It is even

This : This rash could be a few different things. - impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria - either streptococcus or staph. This needs to be treated with antibiotics. - contact dermatitis is skin inflammation. It can be caused by plants such as poison ivy or poison oak or it can be from contact of a chemical or item that a person is particularly sensitive to. This is usually treated with steroid creams or oral steroids. - viral illness such as chicken pox, shingles or herpes can also cause painful blisters on a red base. This can be treated with anti-virals or just needs to run its course depending on the severity of the infection. The best thing to do is to contact his doctor and have him seen, since each possible problem requires different treatments. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best natural cure of red skin and acne?

What is the best natural cure of red skin and acne?

Adjuncts only: Acne is a serious, chronic, incurable disease that is a major personal and professional liability. It is always manageable by evidence-based medicine until it self-cures, but the 50% of patients who are not cleared by topical benzoyl peroxide need prescription-strength medication. Don't neglect junior's basic health needs by refusing to get 21st century treatment for his/her acne. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Stool (Tip)

Dealing with Blood in Stool

Do not ignore blood in stools since this is a sign of colon cancer. See your doctor ASAP!! ...See more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Hydrate well with purified water
Once
Avoid sugars, dairy, soy, GMO products
Once
Avoid fried and grilled foods
Once
Avoid using harsh detergents in shampoos, moisturizers, sunscreen
Once
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Have red swollen toe also got fungal nail infection i take tablets for. The red skin is shiny and very sore?

Have red swollen toe also got fungal nail infection i take tablets for. The red skin is shiny and very sore?

Unknowen: This is a hard one, because we don't know which nail is red inflamed and shiny and which one has a fungus on it. They're probably not related but if they are the same toe consider acute athletes foot. Otherwise see your local area podiatrist. I hope you're not taking pills for just one fungal toenail? ...Read more

Red Skin (Definition)

Redness is a symptom in which part or all of a person's body has a redder color than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, ...Read more

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