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Small Red Welts On Skin
How do I get rid of itchy skin? I get small bumps on ears that itch bad, also red itchy welts on cheeks & around jaw. Lotion stops some of the itching but dosnt reduse the red swelling. Thank you
Seborrheic Dermatiti: If this is a recurring problem, it may be seborrheic dermatitis. This is a troublesome condition of unknown cause, although it can be worsened by stress. Try small amounts of over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream. Your skinseb should clear it up in a few days. Unfortunately, the condition will probably recur--but you can control it with judicious applications of the cortisone cream. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Welts is another description of hive or swelling in the skin. They are pink, raised and with a vague border. The term welts is used more often for larger pinkish swelling in the skin, whereas , hives are often smaller pinkish swellings. Both are caused by histamine release in the skin which usually ...Read more
On my head, I have small blotch that is light & spreading slowly. In the center there is a red bruise that appears, scabs, disappears, ?
Every so often i get what starts off as small red dots under the skin they then go darker and then the area turns yellow like a bruise no pain then go?
Ive had this itchy skin prob since taking amoxycllin in April '14. basically certain parts of my body itch and usually a rash or welt occurs, redness ?
My son (3) hit head on his top middle of ear. He has a bruise and a small cut on ear. But he has a 2" bump behind ear too with a red mark. hurt 2 touc?
Ear injury: have it checked by your pediatrician. may need to have ENT take a look. Put ice on area for two hours. ...Read more
Had knee arthroscopic synovectomy on right knee to remove PVNS. next 2 dressing i had small red, bruise under the skin. Today it's spreaded x10.
Call your surgeon: This is not a sign of PVNS recurrence. This also does not sound like any problem with the surgery or anything dangerous. It is most likely bleeding from the surgery coming to the surface. You should still call your surgeon. This is the best person to tell you if it is OK to ignore or needs to be checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unexplained small red bruise on inside of elbow, looks like a blood vessel ruptured underneath the skin. Of concern? What could it be caused by?
Sounds normal: From your description it sounds normal, something like one would get after having had a needle puncture for a blood test. It should resolve within a week. If not consult with your family physician. ...Read more
Itchy/burning sensation in skin followed by welts, little bumps or redness since april, especially at scalp and inside ears, help anyone, what's wrong?
Itchy skin, welts, redness, hot to the touch. Already got a steroid shot yesterday (depomedrol (methylprednisolone) 80mg). ?
When my skin is scratched by anything, it turns red and welts up. What can I do or take to prevent this?
Dermatographia: It sounds like you may have a condition known as dermatographia (literally "skin-writing"). In this condition, any little scratch can cause a local allergic reaction, which is the red welt you are seeing. If this is correct, it is often treated with antihistamines or topical steroids. You should be evaluated by a dermatologist or allergist. ...Read more