Erythema

What is Erythema?

Erythema is the reddening of the skin which occurs due injury,skin infection,swelling,pressure on skin or excessive rubbing of skin,sunburns .radiation etc

Questions and answers on "Erythema"

I have an ingrown toe nail on my big toe. There is erythema and pain. No fluctuance or access seen. What antibiotic would you suggest? I am allergic to sulfa.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Amox

Detailed Answer:
HI.
Thanks for your query.
Read and understood that you have an ingrowing toe nail with infection as said by the erythema and the pain .
You may please take Amoxycillin, and need a prescription for this.
You also can apply liquid povidone iodine locally to...

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would this be erythema nodosum? i was diagnosed with haemopholus influenzae pneumonia 3 weeks ago and have had this rash for a week

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It is Erythema Nodosum

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to Healthcare-Magic
Greetings of the day

Dear Ms

Its possibly Erythema Nodosum. It usually occurs as inflammation of subcutaneous fat as a result of post infectious immune reaction.
There is no need to be concerned about as its self...

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DR MY SON IS 9 YEARS 2 MONTHS OLD.AS PER THE DIAGNOSE OF MONTOUX TEST RESULT AS:
MANTOUX TEST:- 15X12 MM OF INDURATIN
NO INDURATION,ERYTHEMA ALONE: NEGATIVE
0-5 MM INDURATION : NEGATIVE
5-9 MM INDURATION : BORDERLINE
10 MM OR MORE INDICATION : POSITIVE

PLEASE SUGGEST ME THE TREATMENT OR THE MEDICINE TO BE TAKEN

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TH"i roywwt
Its important for us to undertstand the need for asking such test. Also it will be important to know the symptom severity and examination findimgs.
Treatment is decided by the symtom severity and not only by reports.
Considering child being very healthy and no symptoms or contact of...

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4 years & 7 months female child have fever, & unilateral cervical lymphadenitis & started on cefuroxime & paracetamol & ibuprofen almost in full dose ( cefuroxime 350 mg every 12 hours, ibuprofen 200 mg every 6 to 8 hours, paracetamol 200 300 mg evry 6 to 8 hours, but still having episodes of fever up to 39.5 for 4 days wbcs 0000 & start to have erythema of palms & soles now , there is periods of feeling well & bad what is your opinion?

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hi Nasserahmid,
it seems your daughter is suffering from upper respiratory tract infection ,if she does not respond by 5th day of antibiotics u have to meet your pediatrician again ,she/he needs to do proper workout and change of medicines .cervical lymphadenitis is due to infection of throat and...

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hi doctor i have vitiligo .doctor advise phototherapy i am take phototherapy 35 sittings but my skin is mild burn . doctor said therapy dose is high (1200 mg ) you stoped therapy one month after you taking the therapy low dose but still i have some difference of the burn area in my face doctor sugested me you take betnasol fort one month twice a week after one month recover the burn and vitiligo shell i take it betnasol forte ( the face is mild difference not fully white phaches )

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Hi phototherapy in high dose cause burns.first use silverex ointment for few days then use topical steriod like flutivate ointment to decrease irritation.if still it is there use betanesol forte to decrease the erythema and irritation caused by phototherapy.use phototherapy only after irritation...

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I have this red circular mark on my leg (as you can see in the picture) it has been there for quite some time. it is not a bump. it does not itch or hurt , it doesn't really bother me at all. I just don't know what it could be. please help.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Possibly Erythema nodosum

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns.
It looks like Erythema nodosum occurring in a classic distribution over the front
of the leg. It has many causes. I will encourage you to visit a dermatologist. He/she can...

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Hi doctor my friend have a 16 days old boy baby he got red pimples on full body attached image .sday used Himalaya baby oil for the first time can you please check and say.She had kashayam sday using that ingredients Oman karpatti garlic badam coconut all mix n powder kind..

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Erythema Toxicum Neonatorum; Apply Calamine lotion

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I have gone through your query and I have also reviewed the image.
I would suggest a possibility of Erythema Toxicum Neonatorum (ETN). It is quite common in neonates and usually...

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my 1 month old baby has red dots like rash on his upper eyelids. what should I do ?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
They are harmless. Not a cause for concern. Nothing needs to be done.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

Congrats on having a baby. In newborns, there is an entity called erythema toxicum which are harmless and pretty normal to occur. Nothing needs to be done...

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A line that goes around the tummy area of brown spots see picture

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Lichen planus pigmentosus or erythema dyschromicum perstans

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at Healthcaremagic
I have reviewed the attached photograph and there are few possibilities: either lichen planus pigmentosus or erythema dyschromicum perstans.
Both are chronic...

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Recent questions on  Erythema

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hi. im a 26 years old female, otherwise healthy but i have an itchy rash on both forearms, extensor surfaces.. i dont wear any jewelry or any type of creams /products. it used to happen for 2 weeks or so for a couple of years (spring/summer) and went away spontaneously. this year however, its been 3 months and its only worsening.. hydrocortisone cream gives temporary relief but it always comes back.. local examination: erythema++ well demarcated borders.. slighly raised surface..no vesicles etc.. plz help..?? could it be something other than allergy??

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Hi, My baby boy of 4 months is getting red ring like rashes on his bumps .Photos attached for same from last 2_3 days..Also today it appeared on ear also..Don't know the same or different but red in colour We used nappies in night and used to bath...

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Hello Doctor, My baby is 10 days old and having a white discharge from left eye and rashes of red patches with white in the middle on body. What could be the reason ?

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I have a throbbing pain in the top joint of my thumb on the non nail side. And I am out of hoe town in New aYork.

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What is congestion, erythema and granularity in the antrum with non-erosive gastritis and how does this affect your health? I am a 32 year old female, and I weigh 273 pounds. My height is about 5.5 feet, and I had gallbladder surgery about 11years ago.

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A 54 year old women was admitted with shortness of breath wich had gradually become worse over last month. she had been a heavy smoker all her life and admitted that her tendency to drink to excess led to her divorce five year earlier. She had had a life-long history of migraine and had taken a multitude of headache remedies over many years from different GPs. During the year preceding her admission she felt increasingly listless and had lost 7 kg in weight. she had also complained of back pain in the lumber region which was made worse after drinking fluids.



on examination she was an ill looking pigmented women with pale mucous membranes, leuconychia and erythema ab igne over the lumber spine . Her pluse war regular at 80 per minute, blood pressure 115/60mmHg and respiratory rate 30 per minute. There were no other abnormalities in CVS or respiratory system and physical examination of other system was normal. The urine contained + protien but no glucose, and was normal on microscopy



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I have presented with gastrointestinal issues for about 3 years. My recent colonoscopy showed erythema and congestion in the entire colon and was biopsied. The biopsy showed granulomas prompting my GI to prescribe Pentasa and ordered an antibody test. The blood work came back normal. Is it likely that I have Crohn s or is there another condition which would cause granulomas to show on biopsy?

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