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What next for rosacea? Metro gel completely ineffective. Getting worse. Small red bumps on cheeks. Triggers seem to be sun, exercise and hormones.

What next for rosacea? Metro gel completely ineffective. Getting worse. Small red bumps on cheeks. Triggers seem to be sun, exercise and hormones.

Yes: Diet can really help- certain foods like alcohol, coffee, spicy foods ; sugar tend to aggravate, while a diet rich in fruits ; vegetables can help- see http://bit.Ly/1iz45yv for more info. There are many natural therapies like creams with green tea, licorice ; other herbs- see http://altmedicine.About.Com/cs/treatments/a/rosacea.Htm you may also benefit by consulting with a homeopath. ...Read more

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Small Red Bumps (Definition)

Small distinct red bumps on the skin are most commonly caused by a heat rash. Heat rash or prickly heat is caused by the blockage of the pores that lead to the sweat glands. It is most common in very young children but can occur at any age, particularly in hot and humid weather. An infant does not sweat. The sweat is held within the skin and forms little red bumps ...Read more


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4 yr old son has small red bumps around nose and on cheeks. Same bumps on buttocks, painful bowel movements with some bleeding. Any thoughts? Strep?

4 yr old son has small red bumps around nose and on cheeks. Same bumps on buttocks, painful bowel movements with some bleeding. Any thoughts? Strep?

Strep unlikely: This does not sound like strep. It is hard to make the diagnosis without seeing what the bumps look like. There are a lot of different things which could cause bumps on the cheeks and buttocks. I would recommend seeing a doctor, especially since your son has bloody stools. Good luck! ...Read more

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Today, i noticed the inside of my cheek is raw. With six small red bumps. They do not hurt. I am a smoker. What could it be?

Today, i noticed the inside of my cheek is raw. With six small red bumps. They do not hurt. I am a smoker. What could it be?

Too many choices...: See a dr / urgent care / dentist. Might be an infection, might be herpes, might be a precancerous skin change from tobacco exposure. Too hard to say over internet. Get seen. ...Read more

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2 or 3 small, red bumps on each side of inner butt cheek, almost directly across from one another, not painful, not itchy, been there about 4 weeks?

2 or 3 small, red bumps on each side of inner butt cheek, almost directly across from one another, not painful, not itchy, been there about 4 weeks?

Folliculitis.: What you are describing could be folliculitis which is simply inflammation of the extremely small hair follicles which are present in that area. Folliculitis can be asymptomatic, or it can be itchy. Try using some over the counter Cortaid twice daily for a week, but if that does not take care of it, see your dermatologist. You may need something prescription strength. ...Read more

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After gym work or any exercise , my cheek breaks out in small red bumps , like heat rash or something similar , please help?

After gym work or any exercise , my cheek breaks out in small red bumps , like heat rash or something similar , please help?

Rosacea?: You likely have a condition known as rosacea which tends to exacerbate with any increase in core body temperature such as exercise. Consult your doctor re. a trial with a topical cream for the treatment. Some cases may require daily intake of an oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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Child got some sort of bug bite yesterday (small red raised bump) on cheek near eye and today it looks much more red & swollen than yesterday. Normal?

Child got some sort of bug bite yesterday (small red raised bump) on cheek near eye and today it looks much more red & swollen than yesterday. Normal?

Common issue: Bug bites anywhere around the eye can often trigger painless swelling and faint color change (pink). It may take a day or so to develop and take several days to go away. If the area becomes purplish, the bite oozes or the site becomes hot, have it seen. ...Read more

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Hi im tasha i recently started getting small red bumps that look as if there rashes on my face by my forehead and cheek area and it's itchy.

Hi im tasha i recently started getting small red bumps that look as if there rashes on my face by my forehead and cheek area and it's itchy.

Facial rash: Small red bumps on face typically represent a rash. Rashes can be caused by many things such a virus, food allergies, contact allergies and more. If it persists for more than several days I recommend dermatology evaluation. Try to pinpoint what may have caused the rash. Topical corticosteroid creams may help ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more