Posted by: debbie | 2008-11-04

inflamed red spots on face

i once received a tip about red inflamed spots that women get on their faces which burn and are itchy..can you please tell me what i can use for this

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Hi Debbie, thank you for the question.

This is a difficult question to answer over the internet and your best option would be to consult a dermatologist or your family doctor who can examine the skin and recommend the appropriate treatment. There are a number of possibilities from dermatitis, eczema, fungal infections, reactions to the sun or medication, etc. As a general rule an over the counter anti-fungal and/or over the counter steroid cream may alleviate the symptoms you are experiencing.

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