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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Overview)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, itching, or bug bites.


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Itchy rash on shins?

Itchy rash on shins?

Best to see doctor: Hard to say without more information to help pin down the cause, and even then, rashes can be tough to diagnose without seeing them! i think i'd recommend a visit to your doctor. In the meantime, for the itching cool compresses, or lotions containing calamine or pramoxine would be good over-the-counter anti-itch treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
2,745 doctors shared insights

Rash (Overview)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, itching, or bug bites.


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Pimple rash itchy on arms spreading?

Pimple rash itchy on arms spreading?

Folliculitis: Folliculitis is often seen in otherwise healthy people, it's easily curable in most cases and frequently clears on its own without treatment, though it may require ongoing maintenance therapy. Antibacterial washes such as benzoyl peroxide are often used to treat folliculitis, and resistant cases may need antibiotic pills to clear the skin. ...Read more

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Does strep rash itch?

Does strep rash itch?

Usually not: Strep rash is generally painpul and itching is not predominant complaint i strep throat lesions. ...Read more

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Blotchy rash appeared overnight?

Blotchy rash appeared overnight?

It could be just: About anything. Have your doctor take a look at it please. ...Read more

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Rashes on my ankles.. What does this mean?

Rashes on my ankles.. What does this mean?

Could be : Venous stasis dermatitis, but since can't see it, it is an educated guess. ...Read more

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Is meningitis rash itchy?

Is meningitis rash itchy?

Usually not: This rash does not tend to be of the itchy variety although any virus, bacteria and/or fungus can cause meningitis and all have different degrees of presentation. ...Read more

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How do you treat rashes around the vagina?

How do you treat rashes around the vagina?

Depends: On the type of rash and associated symptoms. Without more info, i recommend seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on penis?

Itchy rash on penis?

Not sure of reason.: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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I have some rashes inside my cheeks. What's the best way to treat this?

I have some rashes inside my cheeks. What's the best way to treat this?

Rashes: We need more information in order to give you advice (are they sore, how long have they been there, do they come and go, both sides or just one side...). Please see your dentist or oral surgeon for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Itchy legs no rash

Itchy legs no rash

Details: Are you looking for a diagnosis, a referral, or a treatment? Please provide more details in your question. ...Read more

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How can skin rashes be treated?

How can skin rashes be treated?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have very sensitive skin and am constantly treating numerous rashes, is there a supplement I can take to help my skin to not be in turmoil so much?

I have very sensitive skin and am constantly treating numerous rashes, is there a supplement I can take to help my skin to not be in turmoil so much?

Skin or nutritionist: Sounds like you need to see a dermatologist or second opinion if you have already seen seen one. Skin sensitivity may also be an allergy or a nutrition problem so that an allergist or a nutritionist might be able to help you. ...Read more

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Is dengue rashes itchy?

Is dengue rashes itchy?

Itchiness is: Inconsistent with dengue fever. In some cases it may itch. ...Read more

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Rash over face?

Rash over face?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for rashes in the neck area?

What is the treatment for rashes in the neck area?

Vaseline: Babies have "bull necks", and wetness and formula love to get into the creases and cause irritation. Yeast may even move in, making more fun for everyone. A good antifungal like lotrimin (clotrimazole) kills the yeast, an anti inflammatory such as Hydrocortisone helps the raw irritated skin, and a barrier cream such as vaseline protects the skin from future irritation and allows it to heal. ...Read more

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Does slapped cheek rash appear like measles rash?

Does slapped cheek rash appear like measles rash?

No : Measles tends to appear as small spots whereas the rash of erythema infectiosum characteristically appears as a solid redness on the cheek (slapped cheek) with lacy like red spots or blotches on the extremities. ...Read more

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I've had a jock-itch like rash for 2 1/2 weeks in thigh folds and under stomach crease. I've used OTC creams and treatments. Rash gone but not itch?

I've had a jock-itch like rash for 2 1/2 weeks in thigh folds and under stomach crease. I've used OTC creams and treatments. Rash gone but not itch?

Which treatments?: If you have used over the counter anti fungal treatments (nystatin, miconazole, etc), you may just need a prescription strength anti fungal. If you have used OTC hydrocortisone, it may have taken away the inflammation, but not affected the yeast. See your dermatologist if the symptoms persist. Try adding in an over the counter nystatin powder to keep the area dry and disrupt the yeast. ...Read more

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What's the most appropriate way to use aloe vera plant to cure rashes?

Apply directly: Split the leaf open with your fingers. Rub the sap that exudes onto the affected skin. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more