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Red Skin (Overview)

= erythema of the outermost layer of tissue cover the body.


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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

Red Skin (Overview)

= erythema of the outermost layer of tissue cover the body.


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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 won't 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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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing your skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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

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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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
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?

BACTERIAL: It sounds like you have a bacterial infection, in addition to your fungal infection. You should return to your doctor; they may put you on antibiotics.
Sincerely,
Dr. Latva ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
Once
Avoid picking at them
Once
Have them removed by a doctor if needed
Once
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A scab just peeled off revealing a pink/red skin. What can I donow to a prevent a scar and help it blend in?

A scab just peeled off revealing a pink/red skin. What can I donow to a prevent a scar and help it blend in?

Tincture of time: Always keep wounds scab free if possible by keeping them covered with white petrolatum (vaseline) or aquaphor ointment. Your pink skin is what new skin looks like. I would protect the site from sun exposure and give it time to heal. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of blotchy, red skin?

How can you get rid of blotchy, red skin?

Hydrocortisone: For a mild problem use Hydrocortisone cream. If however it persists, then see a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and prescription treatments or self care instructions. ...Read more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See a dermatologist for checkups
2x year
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I have red skin on upper chest from 3 to 4 years what to do please tell me?

I have red skin on upper chest from 3 to 4 years what to do please tell me?

Poikiloderma: Poikiloderma is a term used to define skin which has a thinned appearance along with some redness from blood vessels and brown discoloration. Poikiloderma can be caused by several underlying disorders, however, poikiloderma of civatte is a specific variant thought to be caused by cumulative sun exposure. The tendency to get poikiloderma of civatte may be genetic.
Treatment is difficult. ...Read more

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I have dry and red skin from irritation I wanted to know what I could do to get rid of the redness but something that won't cause acne?

Details needed: Many products are labeled "non comedogenic" to indicate that at least they considered a possible relationship to acne. A dermatologist can evaluate and help you. Wash with Dove skin cleanser, then apply a liberal amount of a ceramide cream. Eucerin Eczema, Aveeno (oatmeal) Eczema, CeraVe, and generics are easy to find. ...Read more

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I have prescription glasses and where the sides touch the bridge of my nose, there is red skin and it became dry. What can I do to stop the redness?

I have prescription glasses and where the sides touch the bridge of my nose, there is red skin and it became dry. What can I do to stop the redness?

BRIDGE OF NOSE RED: GET A DIFFERENT TYPE OF NOSE PIECE.
IF IT'S METAL, GET RUBBER OR PLASTIC.
IF IT'S PLASTIC, GET METAL, ETC.
IF NEITHER WORKS, I SUGGEST YOU COAT THE AREA WITH CLEAR NAIL POLISH AND LET IT DRY BEFORE PUTTING THEM ON. ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the abscess thoroughly
Once
If the abscess is draining on its own, cover it and regularly change the dressing
Once
See your doctor if the abscess is not draining or has redness around it
Once
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Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

More info; get check: Any anorectal coitus? Possible irritation or even early herpes infection. Any constipation or hemorrhoid history? That could be a factor. Any recent yeast discharge with vsginal symptoms as well. An in-person exam sounds warranted, especially STD is a possibility. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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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 won't 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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What might a patch of painful red skin be due to?

Inflammation: Inflammation of some type. If it doesn't heal, you should visit your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Red skin?

What is the definition or description of: Red skin?

Red skin: = erythema of the outermost layer of tissue cover the body. ...Read more

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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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What to do about irritated red skin on face??

Many causes: Many causes to your complaint including dry skin, sunburn, contact dermatitis, eczema, rosacea, and a host of others. Skin conditions must be seen and felt by a provider in order to assist in diagnosis. Not able to do this via this form. Please see your doctor for medical exam. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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What're the best facial care products for shiny or red skin?

What're the best facial care products for shiny or red skin?

Avene / La-ROche: Avene / la-roche posay have good products for reddness, etc. Also glytone is very good. ...Read more

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How can an extremely white person with some red skin get a tanned skin bronze?

How can an extremely white person with some red skin get a tanned skin bronze?

Spray: The safest (and fastest) way for someone with very light skin to get a nice color is by spray tanning. If you are determined to tan in a bed (or in the sun) you should do it slowly and gradually to avoid burning. You should also use sunscreen or a cover on your face to help prevent premature aging. ...Read more

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I have red skin after second degree sunburn- will my skin go back to normal? If yes how long does it take? Thank you

Painful healing: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as cool compresses, skin creams, and antiinflammatory medications (motrin/advil). ...Read more

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I have red skin on my cheeks and it really bothers me. Are there any lasers that can help me? I'm 24 years old and this is really upsetting me!

I have red skin on my cheeks and it really bothers me. Are there any lasers that can help me? I'm 24 years old and this is really upsetting me!

Yes: Pulse due, or other vascular laser sich as ktp, alexandrite, as well as ipl can lighten red skin. This may require repeated sessions because there is a recurrence rate because of the deeper blood supply which causes the redness. ...Read more

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Red skin in groin, how to cure?

Red skin in groin, how to cure?

See a doctor: You might have jock itch which is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. Yes, women can get that too. But without examination, it's hard to be certain. So you should see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more