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I ve redness and soreness of the vulvar area and vagina,after use of canesten, and ve external l burning,what may be cause and treatment for relief?

I ve redness and soreness of the vulvar area and vagina,after use of canesten, and ve external l burning,what may be cause and treatment for relief?

Dermatitis: Possible reaction to ingredients or not a yeast infection ( canesten is for yeast). If gets worse or redness spreads then be seen as soon as possible. Otherwise was skin with cool water. Can try soaking in tub with 2 cups of baking soda. Try ice packs to area for 20 minutes on and 20 minutes off and see a doctor when you can ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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Under eye redness-cause and treatment. Area under left eye red puffy and little sore?

Under eye redness-cause and treatment. Area under left eye red puffy and little sore?

Could be a stye: This might be an obstructed gland in the eyelid. If there only mild swelling or tenderness and no double vision or visual loss, try some warm compresses for a few days. ...Read more

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I am on tretinion for molluscum.The skin is very red and sore.Should i stop or keep on with this treatment. Thanks?

I am on tretinion for molluscum.The skin is very red and sore.Should i stop or keep on with this treatment. Thanks?

Stop the med: If your skin is severely red and peeling the medicine may be too strong. I would see your doctor immediately or go to the emergency room for assessment. ...Read more

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I have a small red sore on my vagina opening. I am getting chlaymidia treatment but just found this out what's it from?

I have a small red sore on my vagina opening. I am getting chlaymidia treatment but just found this out what's it from?

Any other STD: must get checked for other STDs, there are several that can get you sore spots down there. And if you got one STD you are at higher risks for others ...Read more

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Can you please inform me of the 'best' treatment for an under the armpit red sore rash?

Can you please inform me of the 'best' treatment for an under the armpit red sore rash?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have no had intercourse for 3 days and woke up the morning noticing my inside labia lips were sore and slightly red. The do no no medications or treatment yet

I have no had intercourse for 3 days and woke up the morning noticing my inside labia lips were sore and slightly red. The do no no medications or treatment yet

This : This could be secondary to an infectious process. Often times yeast and bacterial vaginal infections as well as std's can cause the symptoms you describe. In addition allergic reactions secondary to new soaps, lubricants, etc. Can do the same thing. My advice is for you, is to have a visit with your doctor if the problem is still present. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my face it is not a pimple, its not sore or anything, its on my upper face a little above my nose. What is it and any treatments?

I have a red bump on my face it is not a pimple, its not sore or anything, its on my upper face a little above my nose. What is it and any treatments?

Bumps: The word bump is in no way descriptive enough to diagnose by internet. I am sorry but, your problem will require examination. Please contact your family physician. ...Read more

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I have a red spot after having a cold sore on my lip. What is the best treatment to help the scar go away? Mederma?

I have a red spot after having a cold sore on my lip. What is the best treatment to help the scar go away? Mederma?

Depends on where...: Hi there, to adequately answer your question I would need a couple more pieces of information. (1) where exactly is the red spot? By that I mean is it on the red smooth "inner" part of the lip or is it on skin on the "outer" part of the lip? (2) how long ago did the cold sore go away? Mederma can work if it is on the outside, but not inside the lip. ...Read more

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Taking doxycycline--briefly cured ocular rosacea. Now have red, sore eyes from allergies.Treatment? 

Taking doxycycline--briefly cured ocular rosacea. Now have red, sore eyes from allergies.Treatment? 

Diagnosis first: If our eyes actually hurt, you need to see an ophthalmologist (eye doctor, md) asap. If red an ditch along with some discomfort (but no pain), use cold compresses, rinse y our eyes with artificial tears such as genteal, referesh or systane and take antihistamine drops (for instance ketotifen [zaditor, alaway). Don't take those that "takes the red out of y our eyes!" no better, see the eye doctor. ...Read more

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During tonsil treatment new sore behind uvula and small white & red dots on left side of roof of mouth. Only left tonsil infected.Actually mono or reaction to meds like sjs blister? Chills nofever

During tonsil treatment new sore behind uvula and small white & red dots on left side of roof of mouth. Only left tonsil infected.Actually mono or reaction to meds like sjs blister? Chills nofever

Tonsil lesions: You might have a viral infection on top of the bacterial one. I suppose you have been on antibiotics for the tonsil infection. I would watch the mouth lesions and finish the antibiotic. Gargle with warm salt water and take Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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Red mildy swollen and tender gum around 1st molar. Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Red mildy swollen and tender  gum around  1st molar.  Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Inflammation: Probably better to seek professional help. It's always better to catch things early. ...Read more

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I have a red swollen tender finger and overnight i developed a blister on the same place, what do i do? Any home treatments?

I have a red swollen tender finger and overnight i developed a blister on the same place, what do i do? Any home treatments?

Swollen finger: need to figure out what is causing this. Any injuries? any fever? onset? could be a herpetic whitlow or a paronychia. warm water soaks with epson salt or warm compresses with antibiotic ointment may help until seem by a doctor. ...Read more

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My 18 months old daughter has painful tender red swelling behind her rt ear lobe. Kindly tell me causes n treatment?

My 18 months old daughter has painful tender red swelling behind her rt ear lobe. Kindly tell me causes n treatment?

Likely infected: This could be a simple skin infection or an inflamed lymph node. In either case, an evaluation may be needed. In the short term you can apply moist heat to the area in the form of a heated compress several times a day.If it is a minor issue the body may heal itself. If it worsens it will need to be seen. ...Read more

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I have a infected boil on my right mid upper thigh. It drained last night and is red and tender to touch. It's now hurting to walk. Home treatment? Or

I have a infected boil on my right mid upper thigh. It drained last night and is red and tender to touch. It's now hurting to walk. Home treatment? Or

Antibiotics: While we recommend heat/warm compresses for infection and cold/ice packs for injuries, this is home treatment is only a temporizing measure, intended just for a day or two. After that, should you not be feeling better, and definitely if you are getting worse, it's to seek definitive medical attention eg evaluation & treatment as appropriate. Don't wait to get even worse as this could be deadly. ...Read more

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I stubbed my toe cracked my nail down the right corner it's tender and turning red what are at home treatments for ingrown toenails?

I stubbed my toe cracked my nail down the right corner  it's tender and turning red what are at home treatments for ingrown toenails?

Natural nail RX. : Treating an ingrown nail naturally can ease the pain. First soak the toe with warm water with two tablespoons of salt and add 1 teaspoon of peroxide in the water or use 1 teaspoon of tree tree oil bd soak twenty minutes. Apply a topical antibiotic then see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What should I do if my daughter belly button is sore / redness?

What should I do if my daughter belly button is sore / redness?

Low grade infection: She have a low grade infection in her belly button. Apply an antibiotic ointment to the area 4 times daily. ...Read more

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I am 8 days post lap app. I started noticing redness to the right of belly button incision. It is sore, tender to the touch. Feels muscular. Normal?

I am 8 days post lap app. I started noticing redness to the right of belly button incision. It is sore, tender to the touch. Feels muscular. Normal?

Healing: Redness and itching as well as soreness can be seen around skin stitches at this time. Localized redness with itching and soreness can represent the starting of an infection. You need to let your surgeon know about this and if it worsens, you should see your surgeon. ...Read more