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Red Skin Warm To Touch
Vert red sunburnt skin very warm to touch and I have had brief chills.... Can I just treat at home with slow and ibuprofen? What do chills mean?
What could cause an occasional hot sensation with redness & warm to touch on back of head and neck that lasts minutes hours or days?
Most hot and cold: sensations involve misfiring or some sort of dysfunction of the sensory nerves of the skin. The sensations of redness and warmth to the touch suggest dilation of blood vessels...it almost sounds like a type of "hot flash." How old are you? Sometimes menopausal hot flashes are perceived in a localized part of the body vs generalized over the entire body. Review with your doctor to decide on tests ...Read more
Chest skin is red and hair isn't growing. No flaking of skin. Skin is warm to touch. Can it be psoriasis? Or stress related? Or my cortisol level?
See a dermatologist: Not possible to identify this from description, but your fears are not possible diagnoses. ...Read more
Both feet and ankles are swollen, red, and warm to touch which has gradually gotten worse over three weeks' time. Itching from head to toe no rash?
Evaluation: From what you have told me, I recommend that you see a physician and have some blood work done to look for systemic reasons for your symptoms. Do the ankles ache as well? ...Read more
Cut on leg, used bandage. Red raised area noted, removed bandage. 3 weeks since injury and area of 'cracking' skin surrounding wound. Not warm to touch or weepy, just won't heal and getting slowly larger. Tried hydrocortisone cream but no improvement?
Fracture of (R) radial head (c) 8 wks. Above elbow still red, inflamed, sore, warm to touch stiff joint. Normal recovery or cause for concern?
Hard to know: The orthopedist/physician that has seen you previously and that has performed physical examination will know better; but infection of the joint or misalignment would need to be considered. Perhaps more likely that this is normal progression of healing (depending on severity of findings you mention). Have it checked out to be sure. ...Read more
I have really blotchy red skin, then little spots on the inside of my arms, and they really hurt when I even blow them, and it's really warm here.
Likely dermatitis: You probably have dermatitis. This is inflammation of the skin with itching or soreness, of various causes. The causes range from allergic to autoimmune. If the symptoms persists and cause significant pain or discomfort, you need to see your PCP for Dermatology referral. ...Read more
Toes and feet get red and warm to touch. Redness goes away when elevated. Had venous Doppler and cbc, came back normal. I'm 18 any ideas?
Toes feet red hot: 21 M Toes and feet get red and warm to touch. Redness goes away when elevated. Had venous Doppler and cbc, came back normal. I'm 18 any ideas? ANS: When do they get red? Always? Livido reticulais? Allergy to stuff in shoes or tennies? Google this and look at images. Then discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
Have pain in ankle, leg, redness, spike pain going up leg when walking, warm to touch didn't injure ankle, but hurt ribs bout 2-3 months ago,
Rash on top of outer ear and behind. - redness -swelling -warm to touch -burning -itching -pain -small bumps large knot slightly under lobe?
Have dull headache w flushed face & redness in face & neck are warm to touch all day had a cortisone shot yesterday in my knee I had shots b4 w no prb?
Cortisone side effec: These symptoms are not unexpected after getting large doses of cortisone. You might even suffer from insomnia as well. The effect is dose-dependent but should reduce with time. If you have pain, redness, or increased swelling on the injected knee or a fever , you need to contact the doctor immediately to make sure that it is not infected. ...Read more
With a metatarsal stress fracture, is it normal to have redness and swelling after 9 week (boot, crutches), and for the area to feel warm to touch?
Don't be so stressed: Interesting that you mentioned nothing about pain. Some swelling may be acceptable at this point, but the redness and associated warmth may need to be looked into. Suggest you have the foot evaluated soon to quantify objectively, the degree of heat and redness. Sometimes stress fractures can seem more healed than they really are. This tends to make one not be as strict in following through. ...Read more
Broke wrist 12/19, after cast removed I am still swollen, skin warm to touch & skin color a little darker. Is all this normal. Going for pt next week.
Bug bite area that is red, itchy, warm to touch and swollen. The area is getting larger. What's the best way to treat?
What can cause a hot feeling on the back of my neck? It is warm to touch but not red. Has been there for two days.
Some thoughts: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, infection and / or inflammation would be causes of warmth. THis can be due to a skin infection, collar rubbing, reaction to something on neck (detergent, jewelry). It can also be a reaction by the local nerves but this is not at all common. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Have it evaluated by a professional. After a careful examination, treatment options will be discussed. ...Read more
Red blotch: This may be a remnant of an insect bite or irritation from footwear. The warmth persisting for a week is unusual. Infection of the skin does cause warmth and spreading redness but I doubt that you have an untreated infection for that long. Definitely see your physician if burning,warmth and worsening redness occurs. ...Read more
Infection? See MD: This could be lots of things, including infection of ear, teeth, jaw, other. See a doc soon. ...Read more
I had a tetanus booster this week, and it is 3 days now. The site is red, swollen and warm to touch?
I think I have MRSA. My cut is red, warm to touch, bumped up, and painful. I can't make a Appiontment for atleast three weeks. Should I go to ER?
The past 2 days I've been feeling really hot even my skin is warm to touch but when taking temperature it's 36.9. I'm scared it's something really bad?
I think you are anxious about something. You need to relax a bit and do not worry as you have no evidence of high temperature of your body. You can cool down your systems with light exercise like a daily walk(morning & evening both is even better).
Take shower twice a day and goswiming(indoors) if you like swimming and it is convenient.
Practice relaxation with Yogic breathing(deep and slow breath ...Read more
I have a quarter sized bump on my thigh it's red swollen and it's hard warm to touch really hurts what do you think it is?
Lesion: This might be an abscess - especially if it is growing in size. A medical provider would be able to easily determine if this is an abscess. You can place warm compresses on it but if the lesion is increasing in size, you develop redness of surrounding tissue - then I would recommend prompt medical assessment Take care. ...Read more
Large round raised red mark on leg, hard & warm to touch. Very painful. Little dark round mark in the middle. What could this be?
Moderate pain on tip of pinky finger. a bit red in colour, warm to touch and sensitive to touch. don't recall hitting it anywhere?
Finger is inflamed : 30y/o with moderate pain on tip of pinky finger, a bit red in color, warm to touch and sensitive to touch, don't recall hitting it anywhere? Finger is inflamed, most likely had an unnoticed tiny puncture wound while cleaning, working or playing. Warm soaks in epson salt/saline x 5-10 minutes twice daily for a day or two could help. Else see PCP in case of splint or Foreign Body/ antibiotics needed ...Read more
I feel like my head will explode from pressure. My sinuses hurt and appear to be warm to touch. I have a cold. Some home remedies?
I am diabetic and for the last month started have my toes go red and warm to touch and very painful 1 toe more than the other? Only the tips hurt? Why
Abnormal nerve: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more
I had a tiny little red dot on my finger which was very itchy it is now the size of a penny, is very warm to touch and i now have two more what is it?
My 1.5 y/o son hasn't been well with flue like symptoms and now his legs are red and warm to touch?
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Symptoms: red, slightly swollen 1-2inch area on arm, noticably warm to touch, very itchy, Spreads only when itched. What could it be?
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