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A 100-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Feet rash: You need in person diagnosis
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: You have eczema. See dermatologist to get the proper treatment.
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Eczema or ringworm: If it's been there for a "while" (week? Month? Year?), it is likely to be in the eczema category, although it could be a ringworm (fungal infection). ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Dry skin: It does not cause rashes but scales. if you scratch then it will develop some time. Moisturizing cream or lotions will be helpful.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, vi ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antifungal cream: You need to treat the fungus in order to stop the oozing. If this occurs at the skin folds (under the breasts, groin etc), consider using an antipers ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Yes: You may have a rash and dry skin at the same time.
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry Scalp: Mix half cup of water with half a cup of apple cider vinegar; Use this to massage your scalp / hair; Leave for about 10 minutes; Rinse your hair with ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor: "Rash" is a general term & there are many causes: dry skin, allergies, infection, & more. Treatment is guided by the cause. Diagnosis is diffi ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Medium-well: Possibly you are over-doing the voluntary self-baking. Keep in mind that your skin tells you the limits of your short term tolerance. You need to take ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Apply it: Use the band aid and cover the area.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Prevent it!: Most photosensitive rashes are not caused by "visible" light, but ultraviolet light, which is responsible for sunburn, premature wrinkling, and skin c ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not enough info: What cream is that? Topical can control psoriasis but not cure it.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Topicals: Topical antibiotics/steroids can help. Some get help from proper shaving techniques and electric shavers. Blacks may benefit from using depilatory cre ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Creams: Water based moisturizers (creams) will be much less messy than ointments for dry skin. The key, however, is to make sure it is rubbed in well before y ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't understand: what you are referring to by the term "spots". If you can resubmit with clarification - we may be of more help.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Gentlygently: Do it very gently see dermatologist to discuss treatment options.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Doctor's Advice: When one is sick the doctor recommends rest. Rest is defined as 'not working' 'not going out', 'not exercising'. Rest and hydration and more rest are ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Healing scars: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Us doctors: might not be the best experts when it comes to doing laundry.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
45 years experience Dentistry
Cough drops: Cough drops work well while you are on medications that dry you up. If not better go see your dentist for an evaluation.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dry Skin: Apply Aquaphor or vaseline to your thumb every time you wash your hands
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Sounds like its: infected. start using hydrogen peroxide and topical antiobiotics to burn area, if not doing better in a few days I would see derm for culture and perh ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Mild rashes that are relatively superficial can often be effectively treated with hydrocortisone. Sometimes, they can resolve within 24 hours.
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