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I occasionally get a hot flushed face, my skin feels tight during this, it takes around 30mins-1hr to go away. Once redness goes my skin feels tender?

I occasionally get a hot flushed face, my skin feels tight during this, it takes around 30mins-1hr to go away. Once redness goes my skin feels tender?

Diagnosis first: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Lately I've been having a hot flushed face and a warm head. I've been feeling dizzy & tired and sharp pains behind my eyes. I sometimes feel nausious.

Lately I've been having a hot flushed face and a warm head. I've been feeling dizzy & tired and sharp pains behind my eyes. I sometimes feel nausious.

Dizzy: It is hard to tell exactly what you have-- could be the flu or a severe head cold. Glaucoma can cause eye pain, but not with fever or dizziness. Migraine headache can cause eye pain with headache, but no fever. Call your primary doctor for an appointment today if you still feel ill. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin redness on inside of both forearms-with a rash that sometimes pops up. Facial flushing.?

I am experiencing skin redness on inside of both forearms-with a rash that sometimes pops up. Facial flushing.?

Dermatitis: Try steroid and antifungal otc.
make sure you have no latex allergy or any other type of allergies. Zyrtec or allegra as needed.
may need PCP or Dermatology consult. ...Read more

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Pain in back of head on right side right at the base of head/neck. Worse w alcohol. Also right sided facial flushing heart palps and random sob?

Pain in back of head on right side right at the base of head/neck. Worse w alcohol. Also right sided facial flushing heart palps and random sob?

Dysautonomia - MVP: You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon. Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read more

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I just had pituitary adenoma removed. What would cause hot flushed face?

I just had pituitary adenoma removed. What would cause hot flushed face?

Pituitary adenoma: Pituitary adenomas a benign tumors that off compress the pituitary gland and cause imbalance of the hormones. After surgery the hormones can be further disrupted from manipulating the gland when removing the tumor. Alternatively, an infection could arise in the surgical operative site. It is important to see your surgeon to determine the cause of the hot flashes and flushing. ...Read more

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Will 50mg prednisone cause hot flushed face 5day course taking with cefuroxime for bronchial infection is this dangerous and need visit to dr again?

Prednisone: The use of corticosteroids in bronchitis may be problematic, and is a clinical judgement call by the doctor seeing you. It can cause your flushed face and other potential complications. Since acute bronchitis is so seldom bacterial (>95% viral) am not sure why you are being treated with antibiotics either. Yes, you might want to visit with your doctor or get a second opinion from another. ...Read more

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Face is dry, tight, swollen, red, and itchy. What could be the cause and soothe the problem?

Face is dry, tight, swollen, red, and itchy. What could be the cause and soothe the problem?

If allergy, antihis: If allergy, then antihistamine.
Other conditions would be treated by other methods.

The possible list is long and will only be determined by exam. ...Read more

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Red rash on genitals it's not itchy or painful it's on head and on sides no open sores just looks like redness after hot shower it's shiny?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have large red patches on the back of my calves. The skin is hot and tight, and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps. Itchy.

I have large red patches on the back of my calves. The skin is hot and tight, and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps. Itchy.

Contact dermatitis: Did you come in contact with poison ivy or other irritants. Do you have known skin reactions to chemical, metals, fibers, soaps, etc. Use topical steroids once- twice per day, for 1-2 weeks ...Read more

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Green head fly bite area is getting larger over the last 2 hours and is red hot and itchy. When should I be concerned and request treatment?

Green head fly bite area is getting larger over the last 2 hours and is red hot and itchy. When should I be concerned and request treatment?

Deer fly: That sounds like a deer fly bite -which can be painful. They can cause allergic reactions - and depending on your history of allergy you may need to be exceptionally careful. If it's not getting better, then you need to get evaluated. Warning signs would be feeling lightheaded, breathing problems, the development of hives, nausea/vomiting, rapid heart rate etc. Try some ice and maybe Benadryl (diphenhydramine) now ...Read more

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I have dry and sensitive skin, my face gets really hot, itchy, irritating and also big red spots appear on both my cheeks, what can the problem be?

I have dry and sensitive skin, my face gets really hot, itchy, irritating and also big red spots appear on both my cheeks, what can the problem be?

Rosacea: Make sure you are not allergic to your makeup. Having fillings in teeth can also cause these issues. Clinically be checked to make this is not rosacea if so need prescription for metrogel ...Read more

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My skin has been red and hot all over my body (except my face) after playing basketball for an hour. Slightly itchy as well. Is this a rash frm sweat?

My skin has been red and hot all over my body (except my face) after playing basketball for an hour. Slightly itchy as well. Is this a rash frm sweat?

No: Some people when they exercise will get a histamine response that can cause red parches to appear, somewhat similar to an allergic reaction. It seems to be more common in people who exercise irregularly and often gets better with more regular conditioning. ...Read more

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Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Yes: Skin that is very dry can develop irritation. The best treatment would probably be to use a cream that is both an exfoliant and emollient. I generally recommend either a lactic or a glycolic acid cream to help get rid of the dry, rough skin.
http://www. OmahaCosmeticSurgery. Com ...Read more

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All of a sudden I've brocken out in red itchy spots all over my arms, legs, hips, back & head. Possible causes?

Get it evaluated: It is impossible to answer without be able to see the rash. Let your primary care doctor or a dermatologist take a look. ...Read more

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What causes facial flushing and red neck and chest?

What causes facial flushing and red neck and chest?

It requires medcheck: Flushing of the face and chest occurs in a condition called carcinoid syndrome. But it is usually accompanied by frequent Diarrhea. How are your bowel movements? . if you are having any other symptoms besides redness you should go see your doctor for his/her assessment and physical examination and check your liver. ...Read more

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Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?

Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?

Generalized pruritus: Pruritus, or itch, is defined as an unpleasant sensation that provokes the desire to scratch. Certain systemic diseases have long been known to cause pruritus that ranges in intensity from a mild annoyance to an intractable, disabling condition. Generalized pruritus:renal pruritus, cholestatic pruritus, hematologic pruritus, endocrine pruritus, pruritus related to malignancy, and idiopathic. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a painless skin colored bump near the groin area. It's not red or itchy or irritated. Could it be due to tight clothing?

I am experiencing a painless skin colored bump near the groin area. It's not red or itchy or irritated. Could it be due to tight clothing?

More info please!: Bump Not likely from your clothing How long has it been there? Do you have a picture? Please make a virtual consult, and send pic
Fever? Rash? Vaginal discharge? genital sores? History of herpes?? ...Read more

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Been using head&shoulder for 2weeks for red itchy patches allover my head they are still everywhere so I use something else or be checked out for it?

Been using head&shoulder for 2weeks for red itchy patches allover my head they are still everywhere so I use something else or be checked out for it?

Check it out: Diagnosis first. Everything is not fungal. If it is fungal head and shoulder is not as effective as Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo. Try that twice a week for 2 weeks and if see no change see PCP or dermatologist ...Read more

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Small red itchy bump came up then got larger developed white head then bright red and painful. Got black crus. Then several more came up in same area.

Small red itchy bump came up then got larger developed white head then bright red and painful. Got black crus. Then several more came up in same area.

Folliculitis: Small itchy red bumps that then develop a white head and appear in crops may be an infection of the hair follicles called folliculitis. Folliculitis is commonly caused by bacteria on the skin. Warm compresses may be applied to the rash but often it will resolve on it's own. Avoid shaving the affected region until the rash clears. ...Read more

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I have peeling skin on the head of my penis. It's red and itchy. What is this?

See Your Doctor: Most likely a yeast infection, but could be herpes. It needs to be examined and cultured (swab for herpes and KOH prep for yeast). Yeast can be easily treated, but can be a symptom of other problems, like diabetes. ...Read more

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Itchy anus, itchy stomach, itchy head, red lines on stomach. Worm? Candida?

Itchy anus, itchy stomach, itchy head, red lines on stomach. Worm? Candida?

Hard to say: Candida and pinworms both can cause itchy anus (Pruitis Ani), but there are a number of other infections and dermatologic conditions that may be responsible. There is no way to tell from such limited information if all your symptoms are related to one disease (probably not.) You need to see a physician for an examination or consider an online consultation at Health Tap ...Read more

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I recently had a weave fitted and I ended up with these red areas on my head They were extremely painful and itchy any ideas what they are please?

I recently had a weave fitted and I ended up with these red areas on my head They were extremely painful and itchy any ideas what they are please?

Contact allergy?: Suspect contact allergy, similar to poison ivy rash but caused by hair product. Some culprit chemicals are contained in certain manufacturers preparations and not others, so to be sure, would recommend visiting an Allergist or Dermatologist for patch testing to a panel of potential chemicals (adhesive, dye, rubber ring, etc.). ...Read more

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What is this dry, red, itchy skin on my face?

What is this dry, red, itchy skin on my face?

Red facial skin: Many issues can cause this such as dry skin, eczema, contact dermatitis, or other issues. Try using eucerin sensitive lotion to keep it moist and topical Hydrocortisone cream 1% otc. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a itchy red lump underneath the skin on my face?

I have a itchy red lump underneath the skin on my face?

Folliculitis: The most common cause in men your age is folliculitis or inflammation of the hair follicle root. This is commonly called an in-grown hair. It could also be a subaceous cyst. See a doctor if it gets worse. In the mean time try not to irritate it. I recommend warm compresses. Get a new razor or avoid shaving. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps won't go away on my face, if I scratch my skin raises and gets so dry and a dark red color. What is it?

Itchy bumps won't go away on my face, if I scratch my skin raises and gets so dry and a dark red color. What is it?

Many answers: Your rash needs to be examined by a doctor who may refer you to a dermatologist. If you blush easily, these bumps may be from rosacea. ...Read more

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I used a honey face mask and I woke up the next day and my skin is swollen and itchy and red. Does anyone know something that would help it go down?

I used a honey face mask and I woke up the next day and my skin is swollen and itchy and red. Does anyone know something that would help it go down?

I would insure: That all of the honey is removed with a gentle cleanser and cool water. Consider cool compresses. I would suggest application of aloe sap - but some people are also sensitive to that. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy head and red nasty spots on scalp?

Dermatitis.: There are many causes for what you describe. You should have this looked at by a physician who can treat you with the appropriat. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy red rash-like reaction and dry skin over my face after kissing/making out?

Why do I have itchy red rash-like reaction and dry skin over my face after kissing/making out?

Tough beard?: Ask your boyfriend to shave well before he kisses you. This sounds like an irritant reaction. ...Read more

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Really itchy head all time past 5 days and my neck and little bit of back has red itchy little lumps on it that flair up in shower?

Really itchy head all time past 5 days and my neck and little bit of back has red itchy little lumps on it that flair up in shower?

See a dermatologist: Seborrhea, contact dermatitis to anything used on scalp especially hair color can cause these symptoms. So can head lice. They particularly like the back of scalp and the neck. Their bites are very itchy and we often see small red crusted nodules on upper neck just below hairline. ...Read more

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Facial Flushing (Definition)

Facial flushing - episode of reddening of skin of face &/or other parts of the body caused by dilation of blood vessels ...Read more