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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

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, ...Read more


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I have a small, raised red/ skin coloured bump on my chest. It's been there for about 5 weeks, not sure if it started as a bite? I've tried cortisone

I have a small, raised red/ skin coloured bump on my chest. It's been there for about 5 weeks, not sure if it started as a bite? I've tried cortisone

Red bump: This may be a hemangioma which is a benign growth of tiny blood vessels called capillaries. These don't blanch when touched and are not likely to change or disappear. Of course a physician or dermatologist would have to inspect the spot to be sure. ...Read more

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How long until retin-a micro evens out my red skin tone ? I've been on it for 9 weeks but still have red spots and red uneven tone in cheeks and chin.

How long until retin-a micro evens out my red skin tone ? I've been on it for 9 weeks but still have red spots and red uneven tone in cheeks and chin.

Never: Retin-a does not get rid of redness. It will help with acne. Consider oracea, Metrogel or finacea for the redness around the bumps. Also redness reduction creams can help. If you have brown spots you may need a laser. ...Read more

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Hot, red skin, burning sensation on hands, feet, thighs, neck/chest, what could be causing this?

Sounds worrisome: though autoimmune disorders as well as any skin rash could cause such symptoms. Of course I'm guessing you have ruled out sun burn as a cause? I would see a healthcare provider as soon as possible if you continue to have these symptoms. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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