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Treat Face Rash After Waxing
Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more
Depends on…: …the cause of the rash: razor burn, acne, rosacea, shingles, contact dermatitis, drug reaction, photodermatitis, phytophoto- dermatitis, etc. Rashes are difficult to diagnose without good history & direct observation. See fp or dermatologist. Be sure to take along list of meds (rx & otc) as well as supplements you take & how you've treated rash already. ...Read more
Irritating: Can you go without shaving for 7--10 days? Also try little shaving cream in small area on face for 20 minutes and wash it of see if it causes itchiness. Donot irritate the face everyday let it heal with otc 1 % h-c cream. Pure aloe helps too. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a face rash and puffiness 6 days following lumbar epidural. What medications should I use to treat it? Cortisol cream didn't seem to help.
Epidural: Much will depend on why you had your epidural and what medications were used. The other possibility is that the condition is completely unrelated to the epidural but due to something else. Most epidural effects, whether local anesthetic's or opioids or steroids, are very self limited and should not cause longterm side effects. Typically time vs drugs would be the best option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing rash on face, skin redness or irritation and dry or cracking skin and scalp and eyebrows. What Can I do to treat it?
Seborrhea: This sounds like what is called seborrheic dermatitis or seborrhea. First try to use a water based moisturizer such as Cetaphyl. If this doesn't work try over the counter cortisone, twice a day for 2-3 days at a time. If you still are having trouble, then go see your dermatologist. Unfortunately, seborrhea is a chronic condition. There is no cure for it. So treat it only when it's active. ...Read more
Face rash for 3 weeks w nose ulcer, wrist/thumb pain. Treated w steroids and antibiotics. Symptoms returned after stopping steroids. What to do next?
Various descriptions: Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Very common: Newborns are frequently born with a fine, white/pearly rash to their face, primarily on the cheeks, nose and chin. This is known as "milia" or sometimes known as "newborn acne." milia is found on virtually all newborns and is nothing to worry about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe.: Rashes are caused by many things. Alcohol will be effective if the rash responds to drying, as alcohol primarily dries out the skin. Some rashes are caused by allergies, some by viruses, some by bacterial infections, and so on. The best way to clear a rash is to find the cause and treat that. ...Read more
My Brother is experiencing rash on face. I thought it was a bug bite but another bump formed and it has been there for more than a week now?
Diagnosis unknown: There are many different reasons for rashes. This will likely require a medical examination to determine accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Hello, chronic rash on face, flares up every week, 10 days, or sometimes less. Stays for 3 days then goes away. Kind of like lifetime occurrence..
See a doctor: It is hard to treat rashes without seeing them. See a doctor. Also take a picture of the rash when it occurs, so that the doctor can see it if it is gone by the time of the visit. ...Read more
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