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Which are the red marks on my skin?

Which are the red marks on my skin?

See your doctor: If your red marks are new and you just noticed them see your doctor to find out what the diagnosis is and how to treat it. If you have had this a long time show your doctor on your next visit and she will tell you what it is. ...Read more

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My rash of red marks on my skin has reappeared after my given medicine had finished, how can I make this stop permanently?

My rash of red marks on my skin has reappeared after my given medicine had finished, how can I make this stop permanently?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy and blood tests. ...Read more

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I am very itchy all over. When i scratch it leaves red marks on my skin and tiny bumps like pimples. Think it's scabies as severe itch but not sure?

I am very itchy all over. When i scratch it leaves red marks on my skin and tiny bumps like pimples. Think it's scabies as severe itch but not sure?

See doctor: There are many causes for generalized itching but i would suggest that you first avoid using any strong or scented soap and apply a skin moisturizer immediately after bathing. Anxiety can induce or worsen itching as well. ...Read more

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What could this red mark on my skin be? Looks like it's gotten bigger as I've lost weight and I'm starting to get nervous.

What could this red mark on my skin be?   Looks like it's gotten bigger as I've lost weight and I'm starting to get nervous.

As I am new to this: site I don't know how to enlarge the image you sent. Red marks tend to be vascular in nature but could be many things. I would see dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options ...Read more

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Why do I get red marks/dots under my skin on the inner side of both my thighs (flat not lumps) after taking ecstasy and having a big night?

Why do I get red marks/dots under my skin on the inner side of both my thighs (flat not lumps) after taking ecstasy and having a big night?

Allergies: there is a lot of junk in ecstasy. It is not pure MDMA. The other junk in it can cause various allergic reactions to people. You have described one of them ...Read more

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I have these long red marks/patches on my skin on my shins of both legs. They don't itch, hurt or anything they are just there. Any clue what this is?

I have these long red marks/patches on my skin on my shins of both legs. They don't itch, hurt or anything they are just there. Any clue what this is?

More history needed: Questions needed to be answered include : when did this first start, what were you doing, outside at all, trip out of state or into deep woods, any new lotions / soaps / washing detergents, any other symptoms associated with this rash. Because I am unable to view your skin I cannot give a diagnosis. This would be a good time to schedule an appointment with a physician. Good luck ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red pustules and marks on my skin?

How can I get rid of red pustules and marks on my skin?

See your derm: Adult acne seems to be increasingly common and can cause red pustules and marks on the skin. Rosacea can also do this, as well as bacterial infections such as folliculitis. Depending on the cause, there are almost certainly good treatments, so seeing your doctor will allow you to get a diagnosis and treatment, which may include topical creams and possibly oral medicines. ...Read more

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Dark red hickey-like marks on my skin that are itchy and partially raised but feels like it's the size of an agitated mosquito bite not always circula?

Dark red hickey-like marks on my skin that are itchy and partially raised but feels like it's the size of an agitated mosquito bite not always circula?

Hives or bites: Itchy red bumps on your neck may be hives from an allergy to something internal or something which contacts your neck. Insect bites are possible if the bumps last longer than 24 hours. Benadryl(causes drowsiness) or Claritin (loratadine) may help. Cortisone type cream may also offer relief. ...Read more

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Surface skin pain on left side of abdominal area and left side of lower back.  feels like a severe sunburn.  no marks or redness.?

Surface skin pain on left side of abdominal area and left side of lower back.  feels like a severe sunburn.  no marks or redness.?

Shingles: Many cases of shingles has been missed in ers because of pain that no direct cause can be found and then a day or more goes by with the pain persistent and then out of the blue a rash composed of clumps of tiny pustules shows up in a geometric pattern and the diagnosis is obviously shingles. They must be treated immediately with antiviral drugs to help healing and prevent post herpetic neuralgia. ...Read more

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My daughter woke up last week with a hard lump on the left side back of head, there is no redness, heat bite mark or sign of infection. It has maintai?

My daughter woke up last week with a hard lump on the left side back of head, there is no redness, heat bite mark or sign of infection. It has maintai?

Sebaceous cyst?: It could be a sebaceous cyst--these are common and not harmful. Have it looked at the next time you go to the drs--just keep an eye on it. If grows or has changes need to be removed. ...Read more

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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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How can you reduce redness and dryness of skin?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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What can I do to address a vague redness that my skin gets when it is scratched or rubbed?

Dermatographia: "writing on the skin" or physical urticari--hive formation upon physical stimunlation such as scratching. We don't really know why it occurs, but it is common and not dangerous; jst bothersome. It is possible there is a deficiency of protein called complement-1, but this is rare. Keeping cool and use of anithistamine such as zyrtec (cetirizine) can help. If not, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can toothpaste help with redness in skin?

Can toothpaste help with redness in skin?

No: Toothpaste will irritate the skin, some people believe that it can dry out pimples, but instead toothpaste will cause redness and peeling. Use toothpaste for the teeth only! ...Read more

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How can I get redness outta sunburnt skin?

How can I get redness outta sunburnt skin?

Be patient.: Generally, time is your best ally; of course you must avoid repeat burning. In many of my patients over the years, skin care products containing green tea extract have helped to reduce the time needed for the red to fade. ...Read more

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How to deal with redness or inflammation of skin?

How to deal with redness or inflammation of skin?

Too general.: There are so many causes of redness or inflammation that we cannot possibly give you an intelligent answer without more information. If the rash is sudden or widespread, you should see a dermatologist and get a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Broken skin and redness after facial, what do you recommend for this?

Broken skin and redness after facial, what do you recommend for this?

Skin cream: There are many. I prefer those containing ceramides such as Eucerin Eczema cream. Consider this next time you waste money on a "facial". It should heal in a few days. ...Read more

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