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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Skin Redness (Definition)

Skin redness is a common symptom of inflammation or ...Read more


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Experiencing itchy rash. Also describe me: Skin redness/irritation and Allergic reaction. What should I do? Hand arms and legs mostly hands& arms help

Experiencing itchy rash. Also describe me: Skin redness/irritation and Allergic reaction. What should I do? Hand arms and legs mostly hands& arms help

Too little info: Most skin rashes need to be examined in order to offer meaningful insight. In the case of a reaction, a discussion about potential exposures is also necessary. ...Read more

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What is it? I have skin rash (quality: bumpy). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation

What is it? I have skin rash (quality: bumpy). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation

Eczema: This time of year it is typically eczema. Start with a quality skin moisturizer and then see a dermatologist if it does not improve over the next two weeks. ...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 am experiencing rash on back. The following also describe me: Skin rash and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing rash on back. The following also describe me: Skin rash and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Details: It is hard enough to diagnose a skin condition even with an exam, it is impossible to provide a guess when there is so little information. We need to know the duration, the appearance, the character (itching, burning etc) of the rash. We also need to know what kind of medications or supplements you are on. Can you provide us with these info.? ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Many possibilities..: Itchy spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams or lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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My Brother is experiencing pimples. The following also describes him: Skin redness or irritation. What should he do?

My Brother is experiencing pimples. The following also describes him: Skin redness or irritation. What should he do?

Acne needs treatment: If this is acne and topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid doesn't clear him sufficiently, it's time for prescription meds. Don't try to figure out the cause, and ignore all "pop" advice. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal burning and vaginal itching. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing vaginal burning and vaginal itching. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

OTC meds or Dr visit: If this just started, you could try OTC meds for vaginal irritation. If those don't work, you should see your doctor to get tested for an infection like yeast or bacterial vaginosis. Avoiding perfumey soaps, body wash, bubble bath and wearing loose fitting, cotton underwear can help. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pimples. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? What should my routine be for my skin?

See below: Please consult this site for home care for acne:
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I am experiencing buttock rash. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation, Buttock itch, and Rash. What should I do?

I am experiencing buttock rash. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation, Buttock itch, and Rash. What should I do?

Use OTC med: Can use anti fungal ointment also called jock itch medication on the area. Buy at pharmacy. Can consult the local pharmacist for product recommendation.
If not improved see a doctor to rule out diabetes as fungal rashes are more common in people who are obese and diabetic. ...Read more

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My husband is experiencing itchy insect bite. The following also describe him: Skin redness or irritation and Skin swelling. What should he do?

My husband is experiencing itchy insect bite. The following also describe him: Skin redness or irritation and Skin swelling. What should he do?

Warm compresses: Minor insect bites will usually resolve by themselves. Itching is relieved with an antihistamine such as benadryl (diphenhydramine). If after 2 days the redness or swelling increases, or if fever, or if any red streaks appear, that can be a sign of infection, and should be evaluated by your doctor right away. ...Read more

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I am experiencing scalp itching and flaking skin on scalp. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation especially along my hairline.

I am experiencing scalp itching and flaking skin on scalp. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation especially along my hairline.

Seborrh. Dermatitis?: This sounds like typical seborrheic dermatitis, a severe form of dandruff. It is easily treated, but requires professional diagnosis and prescription medication. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal irritation. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation with red bumps. What should I do?

I am experiencing vaginal irritation. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation with red bumps. What should I do?

There are a number: Of potential causes for your symptoms and several STDs that will give you these symptoms. It would be important to make an appointment for evaluation and testing so that you can receive the appropriate treatment for your ailment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on face, skin redness or irritation and dry or cracking skin and scalp and eyebrows. What Can I do to treat it?

I am experiencing rash on face, skin redness or irritation and dry or cracking skin and scalp and eyebrows. What Can I do to treat it?

Seborrhea: This sounds like what is called seborrheic dermatitis or seborrhea. First try to use a water based moisturizer such as Cetaphyl. If this doesn't work try over the counter cortisone, twice a day for 2-3 days at a time. If you still are having trouble, then go see your dermatologist. Unfortunately, seborrhea is a chronic condition. There is no cure for it. So treat it only when it's active. ...Read more

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What is it? I have skin rash (quality: blisters, bumpy, red or bluish purple). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation

What is it? I have skin rash (quality: blisters, bumpy, red or bluish purple). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation

Hard to tell: Without physical examination it is difficult to diagnose your rash. See a doctor so they can get more information to correlate with the physical exam. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pimples. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Blackheads. What should I do? I’ve tried everything.

This happens: Uhoh. Female. Tricky. THe most effective drug is gong to be heavily restricted on you due to birth defect risk (35% risk of mental retardaton).
There are some other prescription medicinces like antibiotics for the skin that are better than over the counter and zero risk of birth defects. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, bumpy). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, bumpy). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Rash: To be able to answer this question, one would need to take a history and at minimum visualize the rash. Without a clearer assessment -can't make a recommendation. Take care. ...Read more

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My son is experiencing buttock rash, buttock itch and rash on back. The following also describes him: Skin redness or irritation. What should he do?

My son is experiencing buttock rash, buttock itch and rash on back. The following also describes him: Skin redness or irritation. What should he do?

Hydrocortisone: Place child in baking soda bath (lukewarm water with 1 cup of baking soda) let him sit for about 10-15 min. Then take child out of bath, pat dry, put thin layer of hydrocortisone cream on rash. Then put thin layer over hydrocortisone. Do 2-3 times daily. Check and see if there have been any new clothes, soaps, lotions, or detergents that could have caused the rash. If no improvement take to doctor ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, bumpy) and skin redness or irritation. The following also describes me: Allergic react...

I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, bumpy) and skin redness or irritation. The following also describes me: Allergic react...

Allergy: You likely have an allergic reaction again. Have you been checked for mastocytosis or eosinophilia or had a formal allergy skin test? This may be needed. For now follow the "low inflammatory diet" at [email protected] Com ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness). The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Vaginal odor. W...

I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness). The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Vaginal odor. W...

Vaginal Infection: Sounds like you may have a vaginal infection. You need to see your family doctor or gyn for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on chest and pimples. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation. It will not go away.?

I am experiencing rash on chest and pimples. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation. It will not go away.?

Skin changes: Do you experience the same on your face? Aggravation with spicy foods, exercise, stress, alcohol, caffeine intake? I am wondering here about rosacea. Is this a new rash for you? Are you able to upload a photo? ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal tenderness and vaginal irritation. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Go to a free clinic: I presume you do not have a regular OB/Gyn or other health care provider who can perform a pelvic exam, which you must obtain. A free reproductive health clinic may be available. The cause may be just a yeast infection, but the cause, including bacterial vaginitis or sexually transmitted disease, must be evaluated. Some, if untreated, may lead to sterility and other major complications. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pimples. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation, Blackheads, and Stress. The breakout has been there since july?

I am experiencing pimples. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation, Blackheads, and Stress. The breakout has been there since july?

Manage your acne: Do not try to figure out why you have acne -- it's mostly genetic. If topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoids acid has not worked completely in two weeks, get with your personal physician who will add prescription-strength medication. Stress is good in driving you to be productive, and bad only if you are trapped in an impossible situation -- maybe your doctor can help. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on my wrists/hands. (quality: itchiness, bumpy). The following also describe me: Burning sensation and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing rash on my wrists/hands. (quality: itchiness, bumpy). The following also describe me: Burning sensation and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Irritant?: It appears that you have an irritant reaction on your hands and wrists. This may be from excessive hand-washing, exposure to irritants (esp chemical solvents), and possible contact allergens as well. Try wearing non-latex gloves to reduce hand-washing and irritant exposure. A few days of topical cortisone may help calm down the irritation. Apply hand lotion often. See derm doc if persistent. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal odor and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge). The following also describe me: Vaginal itching and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing vaginal odor and abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: cheesy discharge). The following also describe me: Vaginal itching and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Vaginal discharge: What you describe can be a vaginal yeast infection. First try over the counter yeast remedies (ask your pharmacist to recommend one) and if that does not work in a few days, see a gyn provider for an exam and treatment. It may be another kind of vaginal infection, but yeast (fungus) is the most common. ...Read more

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My Daughter is experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describe her: Skin redness or irritation and Painful skin. What should she do? I also have a picture of the red spot if I'm able to send it

My Daughter is experiencing flaking skin on scalp. The following also describe her: Skin redness or irritation and Painful skin. What should she do? I also have a picture of the red spot if I'm able to send it

SeborrhicDermatitis?: From your description it seems your daughter may have Seborrhic Dermatitis a skin condition that affects the scalp. It needs to be properly diagnosed and appropriatelytreated as it is a chronic condition and needs proper treatment. It may be be some other skin condition. Consult her doctor or a Dermatologist. How old is your daughter? ...Read more

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I am experiencing pimples and blackheads. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Rash on face. What should I do?

I am experiencing pimples and blackheads. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Rash on face. What should I do?

Home remedies: Please consult this site for home remedies. If that does not work, it would be prudent to consult a dermatologist.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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