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Red Spots On Face Not Acne
Hello sir, I have red spots on my face (cheeks) after acne, i don't know are they scars or anything else please help me out.
After 4 months off accutane, i had minor bumps/red spots on my face. is this acne, should i take a second round of accutane? only 1 felt like a pimp
My son is 3 and always gets red spots on face neck n chest.Why does this happen?What is it?Currently on neck, they don't look like pimples.
Allergy: Could be a reaction to something. Start with a pediatrician. He may need an allergist, but a doctor needs to see the spots to help didagnosis. ...Read more
I used to pick acne and now there are red spots on my face, not indented at all. Do these fade over time? How much time if they do? Anything i can do?
Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Normalization may happen faster with good skin care with hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers. ...Read more
My three week old daughter's face is breaking out is bright red spots like acne. What's causing it and is it something to worry about?
Usually baby acne: Timing and location suggest baby acne.A simple process about half of babies will have, peaks at 2 mo and usually fades without treatment at 3m. While pregnant, baby floated in moist conditions like face cream and the placenta removed maternal hormones.Deliver/clamp the cord and baby must deal with left over hormones and dry air. This is likely a normal process, check with doc if you wish. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Random red spots appeared on my face a day ago. They arent really itchy, just at first, and located on my neck/cheek. Dont think its acne, what isit?
I have a rash-like patch of recurring red spots and little whiteheads on my face that is also spreading (6+ months). It's not typical to my mild acne?
Get the diagnosis: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have tiny little red spots and whiteheads on my face and chest. Mildly itchy but not painful. Had acne, this not it. Allergy? Or serious?
Red spots on face, mostly shows up left side and around my outer mouth area after shower never had this i'm 25 in good health what could this be?
Perioral dermatitis?: Based on your description this might be perioral dermatitis which is a very common breakout in adult females near the mouth. I would recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist to confirm your diagnosis. We have very good prescriptions treatments that can help it significantly. ...Read more
7 year old son has developed pink/red spots on face and chest. A few days ago he vomited through the night but has since appeared well. Should I worry?
It depends on what: the spots are. These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
Spots: Spots, skin lesions, rashes etc. are all unfortunately impossible to diagnose over the computer. It certainly sounds like you have some definite skin conditions that need evaluating, diagnosing , and treating. "Spots" can sometime be a type of Tinea Versicolor, but as stated, you need an exam. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could I put on red spots on my face where my pimples used to be? Will anything even out my skin and make those dissappear?
Why when my pimples are gone, it leaves red spots on my face. How to make it go away? What should I do to prevent this?
Manage your acne: You're an adult now and acne is a serious personal and professional liability. There is nothing you can do about the red marks after pimples; they're normal healing and necessary. All you can do is prevent new lesions. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more
My 5 week old baby has red spots and pimples all over her face. Her behaviour has not changed since she got them. Is this normal and will it go away?
Yes: It is extremely common for 4-5 week old babies to get a rash on their faces. It looks very bad, but usually doesn't bother the child at all and generally will disappear within a week or so. If your baby has other symptoms (pain, itching, fever, decreased appetite or increased sleepiness) it would be good to see your pediatrician to make sure the rash is not a sign of an infection or allergy. ...Read more