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What are the red blotches that appear randomly on my neck&down my chest? However, as unsightly as they are, they do not itch. How do I treat them?

What are the red blotches that appear randomly on my neck&down my chest? However, as unsightly as they are, they do not itch. How do I treat them?

It depends: Without being able to physically examine the rash, it is difficult to say what it is. A thorough history and physical examination by your primary health care provider would be needed to help further diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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I've seem to been having an allergic reaction I think cuz im starting to get itchy everywhere and there's red dots all around my chest an down my body?

Hard to tell: There are many causes for an itchy rash including viral infection, drug reaction etc. If you have chest pain from it, be sure to see your doctor ASAP. If from a viral cause then one would expect this to subside in another week or two. ...Read more

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Two months ago, tin red dots started to appear all over my body, they began on my arms went down to my chest and further down. What can this be?

Two months ago, tin red dots started to appear all over my body, they began on my arms went down to my chest and further down. What can this be?

See a doctor: Without an examination, we can't diagnose "tiny red dots" but it's possible they could be a sign of significant underlying illness. Please see a doctor for examination. ...Read more

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Can you tell me my diagnosis? I have really bad pains in my throat. From the roof of my mouth down to my chest, I can't eat or talk. When I talk I am very hoarse and my throat is red. My mom thinks I may have tonsillitis but we are not positive. I have l

Can you tell me my diagnosis? I have really bad pains in my throat. From the roof of my mouth down to my chest, I can't eat or talk. When I talk I am very hoarse and my throat is red. My mom thinks I may have tonsillitis but we are not positive. I have l

Many Possibilities: Certainly this could be tonsillitis or strep throat, but there are many possibilities here. Hard to know for certain without seeing it. If the pains worsen or don't get better soon, you should have a physician take a look at you. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain on my breast mostly while I lay down at night but no redness or swollen. Is it mastitis?

I have sharp pain on my breast mostly while I lay down at night but no redness or swollen. Is it mastitis?

Mastitis: Your symptoms do not typically reflect mastitis.
I have added topic tags to give you more information. Please see your physician DO/MD
for your symptoms. All the best. ...Read more

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I have MRSA and the bacterium isn't working and the redness is moving down it's on my breast what should I do since nothing seems to be working?

I have MRSA and the bacterium isn't working and the redness is moving down it's on my breast what should I do since nothing seems to be working?

Biopsy: I would be worried that this is not infection. If your current doctor isn't getting anywhere, I would ask for a referral to a specialist (Infectious disease, oncology, dermatology) to make sure this is infection and not something more serious, like peau d'orange. ...Read more

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I have been getting redness on my chest and neck for about 4 years now when certain emotions trigger it. How can I stop it? It's embarrassing

I have been getting redness on my chest and neck for about 4 years now when certain emotions trigger it. How can I stop it? It's embarrassing

Difficult: Flushing from embarrassment is commonplace. Severe flushing compounds embarrassment in many individuals. Behavioral modification therapy may help you to remain more composed in these situations and lessen the emotional response whe triggering events arise. Psychologists are trained to evaluate and treat these conditions. Ask your physician for a referral. ...Read more

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I noticed after my 4th Kelfex that my face, chest and breasts are red. No pain. Warmth and redness. What does this mean?

I noticed after my 4th Kelfex that my face, chest and breasts are red. No pain. Warmth and redness. What does this mean?

Allergic reaction: This could be an allergic reaction. See your MD and they can evaluate if it is. Absolutely see MD urgently if you have itchiness in throat or troubles swallowing, fever, skin peeling. ...Read more

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My skin hurts it started off on my side and is moving to my chest and hip. There are no sores or redness. What could it be?

My skin hurts it started off on my side and is moving to my chest and hip. There are no sores or redness. What could it be?

Herpes Zoster: This needs a follow up, if the pain takes a certain linear distribution and then followed by vesicular rash, so this is herpes zoster which is an inflammation of the peripheral sensory nerve by a varicella virus, you need to see your doctor to give you acyclovir. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun). on chest, neck, and face. Randomly. It just turns blotchy?

I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun). on chest, neck, and face. Randomly. It just turns blotchy?

There are many: Potential causes for the skin signs you are experiencing. Unfortunately it is nearly impossible to suggest a diagnosis without being able to see the skin. Make an appointment with a health care provider (preferably a dermatologist) for accurate evaluation and management. ...Read more

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I have itching and spots of redness in my chest, chin and head where there is hair. I visited many doctors, they gave me medications but still. Help!

I have itching and spots of redness in my chest, chin and head where there is hair. I visited many doctors, they gave me medications but still. Help!

Low vitamin B 12?: Vitamin deficiency can cause itching. Your doc can check your vitamin levels or a doc who uses spectracell lab can do an extensive lab test. Supplementing is easy w/that info if low. (make sure to use sublingual b12.). ...Read more

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I have black heads on my chest and some acne on my back, is there anyway to get rid of the black heads and reduce the redness of acne?

I have black heads on my chest and some acne on my back, is there anyway to get rid of the black heads and reduce the redness of acne?

Scientific Rx: I see that you are already taking topical benzyl peroxide and minocycline. One possibility might be to add a topical retinoic acid derivative which you'll use on face and trunk. This might be in place of the benzoyl peroxide. Your physician is your best guide here. I'm sorry you ended up with scarring; if your acne become unmanageable, consider isotreinoin if offered. ...Read more

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4mon. Old baby when he is drinking his milk redness coming out on his chest and face and disappeared when finish his bottle! His doctor dosent knowwhat

4mon. Old baby when he is drinking his milk redness coming out on his chest and face and disappeared when finish his bottle! His doctor dosent knowwhat

Keep asking: There are a lot of questions here. Is the baby taking more than 20 minutes to finish? Is there sweating while he is drinking? Does the milk contact his skin while drinking? More data is needed to help answer your question. I'm sorry. ...Read more

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I have a bite of some kind on my left shoulder. It is not raised but does itch. I have had it for a few days. It feels like the redness is starting to spread towards the middle of my chest. Should I be worried or go see a doctor?

I have a bite of some kind on my left shoulder. It is not raised but does itch. I have had it for a few days. It feels like the redness is starting to spread towards the middle of my chest. Should I be worried or go see a doctor?

Increasing redness:: After a bite, a little redness is normal, but if begins to spread over the next few days and does not get better with an allergy pill, it may mean that the bite has gotten infected, which may need treatment with antibiotics. So yes, get checked and see, if it keeps getting worse, becomes painful, or you run a temp. ...Read more

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I'm suffering from seborrheic dermatitis on scalp and chest, it's manageable so far but few days ago I noticed redness flakey on my glans plz help?

I'm suffering from seborrheic dermatitis on scalp and chest, it's manageable so far but few days ago I noticed redness flakey on my glans plz help?

A dermatologist is: The right kind of doc to see. Skin disorders can be linked to food sensitivity. Standard blood tests may not be enough. Take a look on line at Great Plains Laboratory Food Sensitivity Panel. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I've been told I have pityrosporum folliculitis- slightly rough pink papules non-itchy on chest/back. 1. What are the best oral and topical meds? 2. Is jojoba oil ok? 3. How do I reduce the redness?

I've been told I have pityrosporum folliculitis- slightly rough pink papules non-itchy on chest/back. 1. What are the best oral and topical meds? 2. Is jojoba oil ok? 3. How do I reduce the redness?

Ketoconazole: A course of oral ketoconazole and topical ketoconazole shampoo is currently the recommended treatment.
Oral medication should be discontinued when the lesions resolve.
Because relapse almost always occurs when treatment is withdrawn, topical ketoconazole is indefinitely continued after successful initial treatment with oral medication. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast redness and rash on chest.

I am experiencing breast redness and rash on chest.

Allergic reaaction: Or cellulitis [skin infection] but could be worse if breast cancer runs in family have a doctor see it preferably gynecologist, if lump get breats ultrasound, if breats feedign common infection does this ...Read more

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Skin on my back, chest and face burn, but no rash or redness. I have mild nausea and feel drowsy. It is getting worse.

Skin on my back, chest and face burn, but no rash or redness. I have mild nausea and feel drowsy. It is getting worse.

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Took doxycycline for a week, and on day 6 developed tiny white heads and redness on face chest and back. Not itchy. How can I treat this??

Took doxycycline for a week, and on day 6 developed tiny white heads and redness on face chest and back. Not itchy. How can I treat this??

Stop medication: If you are allergic to a medication, call your doctor and ask if it is OK to stop the medication.
Rashes maybe something else or could actually be due to the doxycycline. Consult your prescriber for help determining the best treatment. ...Read more

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Skin ulcers: small, tightly defined, circular (95%). No redness, itching or pain. Usually chest upward. Few in number. Infection? Specific issue?

Skin ulcers: small, tightly defined, circular (95%). No redness, itching or pain. Usually chest upward. Few in number. Infection? Specific issue?

Unclear: It is hard to say what could be causing your skin problem without seeing the problem. You should see you physician to be examined as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My neck and chest feels sore to touch, similar sensation to sunburn (but it's not). There is no rash, redness or other symptoms. What could this be?

My neck and chest feels sore to touch, similar sensation to sunburn (but it's not). There is no rash, redness or other symptoms. What could this be?

Tenderness, dysthesia: Such tenderness, if it's the skin, without rash or redness, suggests a hypersensitivity of skin disorder. I would look for deficiencies of magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamin b12, and also check thyroid status. Anxiety is a possible cause also. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more