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I have a speckled red rash on lower legs above ankles and is spreading, has slight itch some days, been like this for months now, any advice?!

I have a speckled red rash on lower legs above ankles and is spreading, has slight itch some days, been like this for months now, any advice?!

Rash: Start w/a visit to your doctor. Then consider things like laundry detergent change, medications you are on that may have side effects, low B12, sensitivity to one or another food which can be lab tested for. Avoid using skin products that contain alcohol. There are toxins in make up. Consider switching to a hypoallergenic brand. ...Read more

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How can I reduce the redness of my cheeks?

How can I reduce the redness of my cheeks?

Skin problem: Could be Rosacea. Rosacea starts as redness on the cheeks, nose, chin, or forehead (and less often on the neck, scalp, chest, or ears See dermatologist for diagnosis, recommendations. ...Read more

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How can I control the redness in my cheeks?

Depends on cause: Is it there all the time? Any pimples/pustules? Any fine blood vessels showing? Could be sun exposure, reaction to soap/perfume/lotion/ shampoo/hair color; acne; rosacea; lupus; flushing from niacin; seborrheic dermatitis. See pcp or dermatologist for evaluation & options for treatment. ...Read more

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How to calm down skinf fastly and reduce redness ?

How to calm down skinf fastly and reduce redness
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Ice pack: anti inflammatories are helpful in the short run, but do not do that complete of a job. basically you are looking at using make up. ...Read more

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I don't know what is causing so much redness on my cheeks ?

I don't know what is causing so much redness on my cheeks
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Cheek Redness: There may be several reasons depending on the appearance, location and duration of the redness. Especially in your age, at the top of the differential is Rosacea,or even sun damage, eczema, contact dermatitis but it may also be a more serious condition such as an autoimmune condition called Lupus.I strongly suggest consulting with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have redness at corner of vision, is it normal?

What to do if I have redness at corner of vision, is it normal?

Visual phenomena: I would want to know more information about your symptoms but even so, you should have a full eye exam by an ophthalmologist (M.D.) soon. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any cool ways to relieve redness from a cut or scrape?

Please tell me if there are any cool ways to relieve redness from a cut or scrape?

Redness from cut: Keep wound clean, apply antibiotic oint e.g. neosporin, cover with bandaid lightly to protect. Continue until healed. ...Read more

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Can you have one single purura about size if a dime and when you press it the redness goes away?

Can you have one single purura about size if a dime and when you press it the redness goes away?

Purpura?: A vascular (blood ) lesion will blanch under pressure. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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What to do if i cannot use make up, foundation etc as I am a guy. What can I do to help with my redness?

What to do if i cannot use make up, foundation etc as I am a guy. What can I do to help with my redness?

Foundation & make up: There's no rule or law that says guys can't use make up or foundation to hide skin blemishes. However, before you whitewash your body, go see your Family Doc & Dermatologist to determine why your skin is red. Perhaps they can find a solution rather than a coverup. ...Read more

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I think I might have chronic herps. Can the redness of chronic herps look worse as time goes by while I have it?

No: Herpes characteristically manifests by recurrent painful ulcers. In between outbreaks the areas generally heal completely and don't leave any marks. You may be describing other things if the lesions are always there. ...Read more

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I have redness on my eyebrows?

I have redness on my eyebrows?

Eyebrows red?: Do they itch? Did you use any dye? Other product? It sounds like a probable allergic reaction. You could try some OTC hydrocortisone cream or ointment. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Can you sunburn without redness?

Can you sunburn without redness?

Not possible: Sunburn is response of tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is inflammation (red, hot, swelling, pain( which increases blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this injures already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently help. ...Read more

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What could cause redness on my skin?

What could cause redness on my skin?

Lots of things: Any type if stimulus to the skin can cause it to turn red. ...Read more

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Does the redness from sunburn go away?

Does the redness from sunburn go away?

Yes: Once the burn is healed it should go away. ...Read more

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How do I reduce the redness on a sunburn?

How do I reduce the redness on a sunburn?

Aloe Barbadensis: (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. See dr for severe burns. ...Read more

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What OTC use to help with redness in face?

What OTC use to help with redness in face?

None???: Your post is unclear; "redness" in the face can be anything from sun exposure; to something more serious like dermatitis; or lupus...Best to have your doctor 'eyeball' this in order to get adequate evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get the redness out of a sunburn?

How do I get the redness out of a sunburn?

You can't: It is a burn, and will require 3-7 days for the reddness to lighten. Prevention is only real option, in future, use a sunblock. ...Read more

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