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I have small red tears/dry skin spots on my inner thighs and around my scrotum. They constantly itch. They look like bites but they are not raised. ?

I have small red tears/dry skin spots on my inner thighs and around my scrotum.  They constantly itch.  They look like bites but they are not raised. ?

Candida: This is most likely candida, which is a yeast - a distant relative of the skin fungus that causes "jock itch". Try one of the over-the-counter anti-fungal creams; if that doesn't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

Red Skin (Definition)

Red skin is a symptom in which part or all of a person's skin is redder than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, ...Read more


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Penis got a small red skin spot that looks like its burnt. No sexual contact?

Penis got a small red skin spot that looks like its burnt. No sexual contact?

Have it: checked by your doctor. It's hard to diagnose a skin condition on this platform, since we cannot actually see it. It may be just a blocked gland in the skin, but could be the beginning of an infection...so please see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long until retin-a micro evens out my red skin tone ? I've been on it for 9 weeks but still have red spots and red uneven tone in cheeks and chin.

How long until retin-a micro evens out my red skin tone ? I've been on it for 9 weeks but still have red spots and red uneven tone in cheeks and chin.

Never: Retin-a does not get rid of redness. It will help with acne. Consider oracea, Metrogel or finacea for the redness around the bumps. Also redness reduction creams can help. If you have brown spots you may need a laser. ...Read more

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I have red skin like rashes/spot like formations that form at night over my body and disappear overnight. What is it? And what could be the cause?

I have red skin like rashes/spot like formations that form at night over my body and disappear overnight. What is it? And what could be the cause?

If it disappears: Completely overnight, you are probably reacting to something that you consume or come in contact with before you go to bed. You can try antihistamines such as Diphenhydramine otc. If it persists, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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