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What should be used to reduce skin redness from accutane?

What should be used to reduce skin redness from accutane?

Check dosage: If your skin is significantly dry and red, there is a good chance your dosage is too high; talk to your dermatologist about the possibility of reducing the dosage. If a high dosage is necessary, or you have very sensitive skin, your dermatologist should be able to prescribe an anti-inflammatory cream until such time as your Accutane dosage can be reduced. ...Read more

Taking Accutane (Definition)

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Can potatoes really help reduce skin redness?

Can potatoes really help reduce skin redness?

No: Red skin is from rosacea usually. Using gentle products, topical Metrogel or using a skin rejuvenation laser can help. Decreasing your alcohol, caffeine intake and eating plant based can improve inflammation which helps the skin. ...Read more

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Can daily cold showers help reduce skin redness over time?

If the redness: If related to overly dry skin associated with excessively hot water in showers than it might help. The real question is what is the underlying cause of the skin redness. ...Read more

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What can be used against skin redness?

What can be used against skin redness?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Skin redness?

What is the definition or description of: Skin redness?

Skin redness: Skin redness. Skin is the outermost tissue cover the body. Skin redness may be related to blood circulation or irritation of skin. ...Read more

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How can I instantly get rid of skin redness?

How can I instantly get rid of skin redness?

Depends on the: Cause and where the redness is. Brimonidine works for facial redness but it is temporary ...Read more

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How do you help skin redness after skiing all day?

Hot toddy.: Redness caused by cold and wind while skiing will resolve quickly, usually overnight. Redness due to sunburn will take longer, so remember to apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion, since sunburn is much more common at high altitude. Either way, don't worry about the redness; have a nice warm adult beverage and relax. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can instantly get rid of skin redness?

That depends: On the cause of the redness. Red skin can have many different causes. ...Read more

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How to help skin redness and itching? Oats?

How to help skin redness and itching? Oats?

Try hydrocortisone: You may be able to prevent redness and itching (usually eczema) by using moisturizers. Oatmeal products in bath water may help as well. Once you get redness, you need a topical steroid to get better. Try Hydrocortisone cream and if the problem persists see your doctor for something perscription. ...Read more

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Is it recommended to be taking atenolol (beta blocker) for skin redness?

Is it recommended to be taking atenolol (beta blocker) for skin redness?

Atenolol: It depends on what physiology the doctor is treating with the drug. Without knowing what the associations of the skin redness are, judging if atenolol is appropriate is speculation. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like abdominal skin redness go away quickly?

Do symptoms like abdominal skin redness go away quickly?

Depends on cause: This depends on the cause. If infection (cellulitis), this needs antibiotics. If sunburn, it will improve. If eczema or psoriasis, it may linger unless treated. There are a large number of reasons for skin redness, and an answer depends on the cause of the redness. ...Read more

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What is it? I have skin rash (quality: bumpy). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation

Eczema: This time of year it is typically eczema. Start with a quality skin moisturizer and then see a dermatologist if it does not improve over the next two weeks. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin redness on inside of both forearms-with a rash that sometimes pops up. Facial flushing.?

I am experiencing skin redness on inside of both forearms-with a rash that sometimes pops up. Facial flushing.?

Dermatitis: Try steroid and antifungal otc.
make sure you have no latex allergy or any other type of allergies. Zyrtec or allegra as needed.
may need PCP or Dermatology consult. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun). on chest, neck, and face. Randomly. It just turns blotchy?

There are many: Potential causes for the skin signs you are experiencing. Unfortunately it is nearly impossible to suggest a diagnosis without being able to see the skin. Make an appointment with a health care provider (preferably a dermatologist) for accurate evaluation and management. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on back. The following also describe me: Skin rash and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing rash on back. The following also describe me: Skin rash and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Details: It is hard enough to diagnose a skin condition even with an exam, it is impossible to provide a guess when there is so little information. We need to know the duration, the appearance, the character (itching, burning etc) of the rash. We also need to know what kind of medications or supplements you are on. Can you provide us with these info.? ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Many possibilities..: Itchy spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams or lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any products (price doesn't matter) that I could use to even skintone redness and acne scarring on cheeks to get even skin. I'm on accutane?

Not on Accutane: When you finish Accutane try a consult for fractional co2 ablation (i like mixto the best) to get rid of scars and give a balance skin tone after one treatment! Not one product for your problems are great. Just remember to moisturize during treatment! ...Read more

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Is it worth a trip to the doctor for abdominal skin redness?

More information: This is a tough one to answer well. Redness on abdominal skin could be caused by a multitude of things. I would suggest you have someone take a look. ...Read more

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I am experiencing genital itching. Skin rash, Skin redness and dry skin that flakes, used clotrimazole for a while now What should I do?

I am experiencing genital itching. Skin rash, Skin redness and dry skin that flakes, used clotrimazole for a while now What should I do?

Can be tinea cruris: But just may be joc itch or eczema [itchy flakign red skin for hot warm moist dark environmet so try otc hydrocortisone 2x/day up to 2 weeks, wash well daily loose underwear, sunlamp or fan naked in bed for an hour might help [that is why it is not on your arm [see groin is different environment so simulate the arm. Try talk powder, sometimes petroelum jelly for dry skin or even zinc oxide cream ...Read more

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Sml lump left breast, phys exam by GP. U/S next wk. No dimpling of skin, redness or nipple discharge. Likely benign? No history b cancer in family

Sml lump left breast, phys exam by GP. U/S next wk. No dimpling of skin, redness or nipple discharge. Likely benign? No history b cancer in family

Yes: The small breast mass with no other symptoms, a negative family history, and your age of 34 makes the odds of malignancy very small. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I am experiencing genital pain and tenderness specifically on my clitoris. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? Recently I used a clitoral pump during sex and after that its been red and swollen.

I am experiencing genital pain and tenderness specifically on my clitoris. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? Recently I used a clitoral pump during sex and after that its been red and swollen.

???????: You used suction and gave yourself a hickey on the genital skin. Now you ask why it is red and sorer?????? Avoid friction there and gently lubricate it [KY]. As days go by it will heal. ...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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My Brother is experiencing pimples. The following also describes him: Skin redness or irritation. What should he do?

My Brother is experiencing pimples. The following also describes him: Skin redness or irritation. What should he do?

Acne needs treatment: If this is acne and topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid doesn't clear him sufficiently, it's time for prescription meds. Don't try to figure out the cause, and ignore all "pop" advice. ...Read more

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Can whole body itching and skin redness (rash-like when touched) from cipro (ciprofloxacin) last for more than a week?

Can whole body itching and skin redness (rash-like when touched) from cipro (ciprofloxacin) last for more than a week?

Unlikely...: The abx should be out of your system by now, and the skin reaction should at least be fading. If not, consider reviewing your current med list to find your culprit - good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal burning and vaginal itching. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing vaginal burning and vaginal itching. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

OTC meds or Dr visit: If this just started, you could try OTC meds for vaginal irritation. If those don't work, you should see your doctor to get tested for an infection like yeast or bacterial vaginosis. Avoiding perfumey soaps, body wash, bubble bath and wearing loose fitting, cotton underwear can help. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pimples. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? What should my routine be for my skin?

See below: Please consult this site for home care for acne:
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I am experiencing buttock rash. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation, Buttock itch, and Rash. What should I do?

I am experiencing buttock rash. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation, Buttock itch, and Rash. What should I do?

Use OTC med: Can use anti fungal ointment also called jock itch medication on the area. Buy at pharmacy. Can consult the local pharmacist for product recommendation.
If not improved see a doctor to rule out diabetes as fungal rashes are more common in people who are obese and diabetic. ...Read more

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Ringworm turned brown after two weeks of treatment. I am of darker skin. Redness, swelling and itching are gone. Is discoloration a sign of healing?

Ringworm turned brown after two weeks of treatment. I am of darker skin. Redness, swelling and itching are gone. Is discoloration a sign of healing?

Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized or infected skin heals, redness followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Normalization may happen faster with good skin care with hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers. ...Read more

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I am experiencing scalp itching and flaking skin on scalp. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation especially along my hairline.

I am experiencing scalp itching and flaking skin on scalp. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation especially along my hairline.

Seborrh. Dermatitis?: This sounds like typical seborrheic dermatitis, a severe form of dandruff. It is easily treated, but requires professional diagnosis and prescription medication. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal irritation. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation with red bumps. What should I do?

There are a number: Of potential causes for your symptoms and several STDs that will give you these symptoms. It would be important to make an appointment for evaluation and testing so that you can receive the appropriate treatment for your ailment. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is it? I have skin rash (quality: blisters, bumpy, red or bluish purple). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation

What is it? I have skin rash (quality: blisters, bumpy, red or bluish purple). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation

Hard to tell: Without physical examination it is difficult to diagnose your rash. See a doctor so they can get more information to correlate with the physical exam. ...Read more

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Skin Redness (Definition)

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