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Fingers are really dry and cracked. Sometimes they get so bad they bleed and there looks like they're some fluid bubbles underneath my skin. Red skin.

Fingers are really dry and cracked. Sometimes they get so bad they bleed and there looks like they're some fluid bubbles underneath my skin. Red skin.

Consult Dermatology: Most common cause of this is an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis. Underlying irritant dermatitis is often a loss of the barrier protection function of the skin, which in turn is often caused by prolonged water contact. Common irritants are soap,detergents and household chemicals. Dyshidrotic eczema is similar but with the presence of puritic small vesicles on the palms or fingers. ...Read more

Red Skin (Definition)

= erythema of the outermost layer of ...Read more


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My brother has a cracked heel and it's a fungal infection, shows bit red skin. What's the best thing to do? Also what's your opinion on coconut oil?

Moisturize: Any moisturizing, including coconut oil, with help heel fissures. If it is, in fact, due to fungus, he would be better off using an over-the-counter antifungal cream like terbinafine, tolnaftate or Clotrimazole (generic names). Using them under some plastic wrap at night will speed the process. ...Read more

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I have red bumps rite above my butt crack area they were itching but not so much now could this be from dry skin?

I have red bumps rite above my butt crack area they were itching but not so much now could this be from dry skin?

Dry skin : Regardless of location can definitely cause red bumps and itching . Could also be contact dermatitis . Lotion up , use moisturizing creams / ointments , mild topical steroids otc to moisten the area and relieve itching , and avoid tight fitting outfit ...Read more

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I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp & ears. I've also been having issues with dry, flaky, peeling, itchy, irritated, sometimes red and burning skin in butt crack.

I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp & ears. I've also been having issues with dry, flaky, peeling, itchy, irritated, sometimes red and burning skin in butt crack.

Seb derm areas: Seborrheic dermatitis can affect the scalp, face, chest, back, underarms, groin and lower abdomen, and the fold between the buttocks. Psoriasis can do the same thing. In mild cases of both treatments are similar. Care must be taken not to use steroid creams in body folds for prolonged periods of time as they can thin the skin and cause other damage. ...Read more

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I have dry and red skin from irritation I wanted to know what I could do to get rid of the redness but something that wont cause acne?

Details needed: Many products are labeled "non comedogenic" to indicate that at least they considered a possible relationship to acne. A dermatologist can evaluate and help you.Wash with Dove skin cleanser, then apply a liberal amount of a ceramide cream. Eucerin Eczema, Aveeno (oatmeal) Eczema, CeraVe, and generics are easy to find. ...Read more

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I have prescription glasses and where the sides touch the bridge of my nose, there is red skin and it became dry. What can I do to stop the redness?

I have prescription glasses and where the sides touch the bridge of my nose, there is red skin and it became dry. What can I do to stop the redness?

BRIDGE OF NOSE RED: GET A DIFFERENT TYPE OF NOSE PIECE.
IF IT'S METAL, GET RUBBER OR PLASTIC.
IF IT'S PLASTIC, GET METAL, ETC.
IF NEITHER WORKS, I SUGGEST YOU COAT THE AREA WITH CLEAR NAIL POLISH AND LET IT DRY BEFORE PUTTING THEM ON. ...Read more

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Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

More info; get check: Any anorectal coitus? Possible irritation or even early herpes infection. Any constipation or hemorrhoid history? That could be a factor. Any recent yeast discharge with vsginal symptoms as well. An in-person exam sounds warranted, especially STD is a possibility. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How do I treat my red skin ?

Reason is red first: Need to figure out why it is red first. I recomend seeing a good dermatologist to help figure that out before you waste a lot of money on things that wont work. It could be ameanable to laser treatment is it is vascular in nature, but you may need medicinal intervention. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Red skin?

What is the definition or description of: Red skin?

Red skin: = erythema of the outermost layer of tissue cover the body. ...Read more

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Red skin in groin, how to cure?

Red skin in groin, how to cure?

See a doctor: You might have jock itch which is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. Yes, women can get that too. But without examination, it's hard to be certain. So you should see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What fungus generally causes itchy red skin?

What fungus generally causes itchy red skin?

All fungi: All fungi trichophyton, microspsporum etc can cause itchy red skin and should be treated with topilcal antifungals and if extensive oral antifungals such as lamisil, (terbinafine) Nizoral or sporonox. ...Read more

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Is there a fungus that causes itchy, red skin?

Is there a fungus that causes itchy, red skin?

Itchy skin: Any fungus that interacts with the skin can cause a red itchy rash either through an allergic contact dermatitis or an irritant contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Can a moisturizer cause my red skin?

Can a  moisturizer  cause my red skin?

Moisturizer/redness: Yes, if you have an irritant or allergic reaction to one of the components of the moisturizer. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of blotchy, red skin?

How can you get rid of blotchy, red skin?

Hydrocortisone: For a mild problem use Hydrocortisone cream. If however it persists, then see a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and prescription treatments or self care instructions. ...Read more

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How do I treat dry, red skin under my eyes?

What is the cause?: Depends on the cause. If it is just dryness then a good facial moisturizer will help. If you are allergic to something then finding out to what is crucial for any treatment to be truly effective. You may need allergy testing. Seeing either an allergist or a dermatologist would be a good thing to consider. ...Read more

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Does eating red skin potatoes spike blood sugar?

Does eating red skin potatoes spike blood sugar?

May: Potatoes in general are high in carbohydrates, so they have the potential to cause a significant rise in blood sugar, especially if a large portion is consumed. ...Read more

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What is a good moisturizer for someone with red skin?

Moisturizer: Any one with ceramides helps to moisturize the skin best. My favorite is CeraVe lotion! ...Read more

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How can I treat dry, red skin near the tip of my penis?

How can I treat dry, red skin near the tip of my penis?

Psoriasis is common: On the head of the penis. It looks like red areas, often circular, and can be quite scaly or flaky. Psoriasis is not contagious. You can try a few days of 1% Hydrocortisone cream (over the counter) but it would be advisable to see a dermatologist to confirm that this is what's going on. In general we try to avoid steroid creams on the genitals unless you know for certain the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I have really red skin on the sides of my nose?

Why do I have really red skin on the sides of my nose?

Telangiectasia: Probable there are a number of small vessels at the side of your nose that are producing the redness..If that is the case, there are number of lasers that can improve your condition..... ...Read more

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How to disguise red skin on hands without irritating it worse?

How to disguise red skin on hands without irritating it worse?

Find out: You should see dermatologist to find out exact cause. Then you can get the right treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Brown red skin rash?

What is the definition or description of: Brown red skin rash?

Vague question: Can you please be more precise with you question? Are you asking about the various causes of a brown red skin rash or do you want to learn the terminology used to describe this sort of rash? ...Read more

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My 1 month new born has blochy dark red skin when does this go away?

My 1 month new born has blochy dark red skin when does this go away?

See Your Doctor NOW: Any rash on a newborn must be examined by a physician. While there are benign rashes that do occur, life-threatening infections can present as a rash in newborns. Be aware that rashes require visual inspection to make the diagnosis; also newborns show almost no symptoms if there is an illness. See your doctor IMMEDIATELY for correct diagnosis and treatment to ensure the safety of your newborn. ...Read more

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Is there an easy and fast way to take care of dry, red skin under my eyes?

See a dermatologist: What you are describing is eczema of the skin under the eyes. It could be cured with a little topical steroid over the red area and not in the eye. You can try over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream, rub over red area twice daily for maximum one week. If not resolved you must see a dermatologist or an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have many pores & looking red skin ,as well as smothless ,how can i get rid of holes from my face.

I have many pores & looking red skin ,as well as smothless ,how can i get rid of holes from my face.

Large pores: you can decrease the appearance of large pores by exfoliating your skin three times a week. A more aggresive way to decrease pore size is with laser treatment. Red toned skin can be a sign of Rosacea, which can be treated with medication, gels, or laser. ...Read more