Redness Of Skin

Skin redness, otherwise called erythema, is usually caused due to increased blood flow to the skin. The various causes include diaper rash, burn, eczema, rosacea, contact dermatitis, allergic reaction, angioedema, scarlet fever, sunburn, and skin infection.

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How to cure my long-term skin allergy like redness and itchiness?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a skin allergy for the last ten years and have complete redness and itchiness, and I was taking Cetzine. I am currently taking Atarax, Beioposand Fludac. So, I am looking for online consultation on the same. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Radela Yvonne Cortes

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You mentioned that you have had a skin allergy for the past ten years and had been on Cetirizine. You are also on Atarax, Bepotastine besylate, and Fluoxetine. 1) Can you describe the skin allergies that you have? 2) Does the redness and itchiness last for more than 2...  Read Full »

I have grid mark patterns on my face after having Vbeam procedure. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I went to my licensed dermatologist, whom I have seen for ten years. I have done Vbeam for three to four years to my cheeks, chin, and nose. Unfortunately, my rosacea has worsened due to the face mask and pregnancy. So we decided to do the procedure again on my whole cheek. I got this pro...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and the attached picture (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). This grid pattern is an expected reaction of post-Vbeam. Also, pregnancy increases vasculature. Thus the reaction. However, you can be assured that this is tem...  Read Full »

What is the red spot on my nose?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a red like spot on my nose for a few months and would like to get it looked at. It does not bleed or change shape. I think it has been there for a couple of months.  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your case. Well in my opinion this red spot does not look ordinary to me (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is highly suspicious lesion as its margins look rolled up and it is present on sun exposed site as well. I am not scaring yo...  Read Full »

Can there be allergic reactions to micellar water?

Query: Hello doctor, I usually cleanse my skin twice a day with Micellar water. However, there are days when I use it thrice a day if I get too sweaty. Is this bad? I think it makes my skin red whenever I use it thrice. Is it possible to harm my skin with this?  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and micellar water is a cleansing agent the contains small balls of oil suspended in water. Any thing that causes redness has dilated the blood vessels and resulted in an increased blood flow to that area.  This is typically what happens whe...  Read Full »

I have had a skin condition, and now I am having a rash. What can I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a skin condition for the past five years. Recently, I began noticing some changes, especially on the palms, face, feet, scalp, mouth, and inner thighs. I started noticing some patches of hair loss, scaly rash on the palms, scaly feet, stretch marks on the inner thighs, and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to According to the picture (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), it looks like seborrheic dermatitis with dandruff issues. I suggest the following: 1) Wash scalp with Ketoscalp shampoo (Ketoconazole and Zinc pyrithione) on alternate days...  Read Full »

I used epilator on my face, which has caused redness. Please help.

Query: Hello Doctor, Two days ago I used an epilator on my upper lip, it became red and hurts a bit. Then I applied a cream to moisturize it. Today, after shower, I peeled it off. But the redness is still present. What do I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You can clean the wound with warm saline water twice daily. You can apply some antibacterial creams like silverex (silver sulfadiazine) or soframycin (framycetin sulphate). It will heal on its own in a week's time, if not infected. If it does not heal, consult a derma...  Read Full »

I have thick skin pads, redness, and pain when out in sunlight. What is it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have thick skin pads on my cheeks, and the symptoms have all the hallmarks of rosacea, redness, itchiness, pain in sunlight, blushing, etc. I was becoming very self-conscious of my face and wondered if I could do anything to reduce the symptoms. It started almost 10 to 15 years ago, but...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, it seems to be a manifestation of rosacea. Please send good quality photographs taken in natural light to confirm the diagnosis and to provide you the proper treatment.   Read Full »

Is there a chance of acquiring herpes form a person who had cold sores 17 days ago?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a sexual relationship with a girl. She had a cold sore under her bottom lip (I could see, and she said her outbreak was a few days before), so we did not have intercourse at that time. After 17 days, there appeared to be no cold sore at all. However, she was wearing making up at t...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is less risk if no active lesions are present. Are there any symptoms like tingling sensation, burning, painful blisters, or fever? Please answer the questions so that I can guide you accordingly.  Read Full »

Do red spots with intense itching around the thighs indicate tinea cruris?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having red spots and intense itching around my thighs (almost all of the pubic hair area around my genitals). And as a result, I itch every day, and it gets bad at times that I have to scratch a lot. I have it for around a month. Could it be because of the continuous usage of...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It seems you are having tinea cruris. Tinea cruris is a fungal infection of the groin. I suggest you follow the general measures such as: 1) Do not keep the area wet at all. Use Clotrimazole powder frequently to keep it dry. 2) Avoid itching and do not scratch it...  Read Full »

I have irritated red skin and trouble in doing regular pooping. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am struggling with my face for several years. It remains sensitive and dry. Even when I wash my face, it becomes red. I have consulted many cosmetologists and their treatments work only for some time. So I stopped doing it. I have a bunch of pimples on my face with dry patches and ir...  Read Full »

Dr. John H. Bocachica

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You can have rosacea. It is a vascular skin condition that causes persistent redness on the face with occasional breaking out. It can also show its effects on other parts of the body. You need to consult a local dermatologist and have a skin examination. After doing it,...  Read Full »

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