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Why is my skin color becoming reddish when I get colds?

Why is my skin color becoming reddish when I get colds?

Could be...: ...Because you are running a fever. Or it could be something more complex than a cold. Next time it happens, see a doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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Why does my skin color change when i get cold or nervous?

Why does my skin color change when i get cold or nervous?

Skin color changes: Because both cold temperature & nervousness cause blood vessels just under the skin to constrict or dilate. Less blood flow causes skin to look more pale. More blood flow causes the skin to redden. ...Read more

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I get these small bumps on my elbow that usually are the normal skin color . But thu start itching and become red & it last for a few days . ?

I get these small bumps on my elbow that usually are the normal skin color . But thu start itching and become red & it last for a few days . ?

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to see what the bumps are, and to start treatment as needed. Bumps are hard to describe in words. Bumps that start itching and enlarge after being scratched may contain some histamine, which gets released from the scratching. ...Read more

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I have these red spots in the palm of my hand, most of the time I can't see them because they match my skin color but sometimes i get a burning sensation. Usually though they are not noticeable but when I touch them they feel similar to warts. Only they a

I have these red spots in the palm of my hand, most of the time I can't see them because they match my skin color but sometimes i get a burning sensation. Usually though they are not noticeable but when I touch them they feel similar to warts. Only they a

Get seen?: Based on your description, I think your intuitive diagnosis is probably correct. These are likely form of Wart. Other possible diagnosis are much less likely as they occur on palmar surfaces. I suggest you see your primary doctor or a dermatologist and biopsy one of these lesions and then treat the rest with one of a variety of treatments. Then you can stop worrying about them! Get well soon. ...Read more

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My nose and cheeks are permanently red, what can I do to get them back to a normal skin tone?

My nose and cheeks are permanently red, what can I do to get them back to a normal skin tone?

AFRIN (oxymetazoline): Afrin (oxymetazoline) nose spray. Do not spray in nose. Apply a drop to the red areas. If you find the cheaper generic it will work the same. Avoid scrubbing or steaming. ...Read more

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I have red, blotchy skin on certain parts of my body that i really want to get rid of. It isn't bumpy, just red. How can I get more even skin tone?

Cause of botching?: To get more even skin tone (other than masking it) , it is important to know what is causing the red blotchy skin- an infection? Allergic reaction?Autoimmune cause? By doing so, it can be treated appropriately. Your doctor can help get a referral to a dermatologist depending on the specific details of your case. ...Read more

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How can I get even skin tone naturally becauseits red and I want my skin to glow too because my skin looks stressed. I have sensitive skin. Thank you ?

How can I get even skin tone naturally becauseits red and I want my skin to glow too because my skin looks stressed. I have sensitive skin. Thank you ?

Allergies: You may have rosacea, food sensitivity, or environmental sensitivity. Avoid foods that cause a flare in you. Use a sunblock if sun is a factor. A good moisturizer such as eucerin redness re ief will decrease redness. You can also try one per cent Hydrocortisone cream for a few days along with moisturizer and sunblock. ...Read more

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I get acne like little and big bumps, mostly skin colored, Some red and painfull. They do not itch and come and go. Around forehead mostly chest also?

I get acne like little and big bumps, mostly skin colored, Some red and painfull. They do not itch and come and go. Around forehead mostly chest also?

Manage it: I'm going to assume this actually is acne. Don't try to figure out the cause, but assume it's unrelated to lifestyle, hygiene or diet. With lesions on your trunk, you'll need a physician's Rx. Start with over-the-counter topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, maybe 5% 2x/day, and make your appointment. Spironolactone or the oral contraceptive pill may be your first Rx. ...Read more