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Doctor insights on: What Are These Red Dry Skin Patches On My Cheecks

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What are these red scaly round spots on my skin?

What are these red scaly round spots on my skin?

Spots: Hard to tell without a picture. Could be a fungal infection like ring worm, tinea corporis, or another type problem like eczema or psoriaris. ...Read more

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What are these red spots on my tongue?

What are these red spots on my tongue?

Many things: Red spots on the tongue can be caused by many things, including a B12 deficiency, an infection, asthma or some oral cancers. Have a dentist do an oral cancer screening or see an ENT doctor to evaluate and rule out anything serious. ...Read more

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What are these dry patches and papules on my thigh and genital area?

What are these dry patches and papules on my thigh and genital area?

Hard to say: Sometimes a fungal infection can cause "dry" flaky rashes at inner thighs and at/around genitalia. It could be itchy, you did not say. Check it with dermatologist if it persists and spreads to involve a larger area. ...Read more

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What can I put on spots that are sunburned on eyelids. They are dry and red.

What can I put on spots that are sunburned on eyelids. They are dry and red.

Something gentle: A 42 year old female with subnurned skin on eyelids. Eyelid skin is very thin and easily irritated. Be sure to only put something gentle on the sunburn there - Vaseline, Aquaphor, or pure Aloe. Do not put anything with harsh scents or dyes. ...Read more

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What are the dry brown patches of skin on face and neck? Also very dry skin

See a doctor: It is hard to determined what the patches are by description and without a look if I need to guess it could be seborrhea keratosis a benign skin condition or skin tags etc... My advice go and see a doctor you will get assurance and treatment if necessary good lick ...Read more

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I have all these red spots on my skin. What are they?

I have all these red spots on my skin. What are they?

Cherry angiomas: Most likely they are cherry angiomas, usually on chest and abdomen, and other family members might have it also. But, sometimes, a condition called essential telangiectasia, could present as such (red spots). Dermatologists might tell you more when they see you.. ...Read more

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What are little red spots on skin and what causes it?

What are little red spots on skin and what causes it?

Uncertain: 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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Spots of dry skin on forearms...itchy...I scratched them..and now they are red welts?

Spots of dry skin on forearms...itchy...I scratched them..and now they are red welts?

Dermatographism: When the skin welts up after scratching, it is call dermatographism. Antihistamine often helps control this condition. Sometimes dry skin can cause it as well and you may try applying a moisturizer to the area especially right after bathing to see if this helps. ...Read more

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What are these little red bumps and rashes on my arms this summer?

What are these little red bumps and rashes on my arms this summer?

Eruption: This could be caused by several diseases. The sun or climate may have something to do with it. You should see your dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more

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I have tiny flesh colored rashes on my forearms. They look like goosebumps. Also dry circular patches of dry skin. What could it be?

I have tiny flesh colored rashes on my forearms. They look like goosebumps. Also dry circular patches of dry skin. What could it be?

Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to see what it might be. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals, excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, over-the-counter hydrocortisone 1% cream usually helps. Itchy bumps on many body parts might be an allergic reaction to something or from other causes. ...Read more

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What are these skin colored little bumps on my penis?

What are these skin colored little bumps on my penis?

Sebaceous glands: Oil glands. They are normal. Leave them alone. They are there for a purpose. ...Read more

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What are these red spots on my penis?

What are these red spots on my penis?

Oh!!??: The cause could be of different origins. Are they painful? Do they itch? Are they spreading? Any associated pain? Any prior similar history? Are sexually active? How long have you have had the bumps? Schedule an appointment with your doctor to have an examination the area of concern. ...Read more

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Wondering why red spots on skin and itchy?

Wondering why red spots on skin and itchy?

Uncertain: 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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What are little red bumps on the skin?

Don't know: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What are red round itchy spots on the skin?

Possibly hives: Skin allergies may be what you are describing. If it does not resolve easily see a doctor for the diagnosis and treatment. Eczema may also be what you are dealing with as well as psoriasis. ...Read more

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I have patches of dry itchy red blotches on my bum cheeks and between them as well what can this be?

I have patches of dry itchy red blotches on my bum cheeks and between them as well what can this be?

Rashes: There are many conditions that present with a rash. It can be an allergic reaction, irritation, dry skin, infections, etc.. The rash needs to be seen by a physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more