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Red Skin (Definition)

Red skin is a symptom in which part or all of a person's skin is redder than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, ...Read more


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What is the treatment of erythema ab igne caused by hot packs? I've violet patches?

What is the treatment of erythema ab igne caused by hot packs? I've violet patches?

Avoid heat : Avoid application of a heat source o the area. The discoloration should resolve with time, which will vary depending on your complexion. ...Read more

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I make biobsy and the result comes that I have annular erythema and the doctor told me there is no treatment .what the you thing there is something th?

I make biobsy and the result comes that I have annular erythema and the doctor told me there is no treatment .what the you thing there is something th?

An Annular Annoyance: Annular erythema doesn't mean it comes once a year. There are supposedly many causes that have to be investigated including bugs, drugs, foods and some more serious illnesses. That's for you and your doctor to figure out. In the meantime, topical steroids may quell some of the redness and other symptoms, like itching or burning. Often it will go away on its own, or with the help of the steroid. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some treatments for severe idiopathic craniofacial erythema?

I was wondering what are some treatments for severe idiopathic craniofacial erythema?

A few things: Beta blockers or pills which slowed down your heart are sometimes used. A medicine called Clonidine is next.Behavioral therapy to decrease your anxiety is another option. Surgery is the final option when nothing else works. A dermatologist who specializes immunologic problems can be found at most major medical centers. ...Read more

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What treatments for erythema toxicum can I try at home?

What treatments for erythema toxicum can I try at home?

None: Erythema toxicum is benign condition and does not require treatment. In fact no treatment is known to help with it. It will disappear on its own. ...Read more

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What's the best modality iin treating erythema ab agni on upper back which is NT markdely dark?I've recenltly developed it bec.Of hot packs.Plz help

Erythema Ab Igne: No definitive therapy is available for erythema ab igne. Reducing or eliminating exposure to the heat source early in the erythema ab igne disease process may reverse the hyperpigmentation. In cases of short duration, complete resolution occurs with removal of the offending heating device. More advanced cases may respond somewhat to tretinoin, and 5-fluorouracil cream can help clear. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for abdominal skin redness?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for abdominal skin redness?

Abdominal itch: First it;s important to determine the cause—contact dermatitis from elastic or metal, drug reaction from topical cream/lotion, fungal infection from damp, dark skin folds, etc. Otc antihistamines like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) claritin, zrytec may be enough for itching/hives; topical corticosteroid (cortaid, et al) can sooth itch & redness. {remember, a little steroid goes a long way; use the least amount needed. ...Read more

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I have a boil on my bottom which is the size of a 1p coin (2cm) is this treatable at home? If so what treatment can I use? No red skin around boil.

I have a boil on my bottom which is the size of a 1p coin (2cm) is this treatable at home? If so what treatment can I use? No red skin around boil.

Salt water soaks: You may try salt water soaks but whatever you do, do not try to squeeze or pop it yourself. Take 1 table spoon of salt to a pint (large glass) of warm (not hot) tap water. Soak a wash cloth in it then let it sit on the "boil" for 5-10 minutes 2-3 times each day. This may help. ...Read more

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