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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Face rashes: Rashes are very common in infants, who have very sensitive skin. Using a hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers such as Cetaphil or Aquaphor will kee ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Topical: A topical steroid twice daily on the area may help. Avoid scratching, immersion in water and fragranced lotions. Watch for signs of infection.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Drug rash: Rash due to drug allergy, whether Bactrim or any other drug, clears up within 1-2 weeks of completing treatment. Something else is causing this rash. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Medication : Your dermatologist can prescribe medication for this eruption. You probably have pseudofolliculitis.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bit ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Red rashes: Steroids can clear red red rashes in several days depending on the strength, but prolonged use can cause red rashes. Obviously, the drug has to be use ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Showers: If you burn the skin it will. Warm showers are fine.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
No: People occasionally use it for swelling but I do not advise it. See a doctor for a proper diagnosis of your rash and get a prescription to get rid of ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolph Johnstone
34 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Poison ivy: If it is severe you doctor can prescribe Prednisone by mouth in addition to oral antihistamine.
A female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Perhaps shingles: There is not enough information to be sure of what you have but being sick and having a watery rash spreading and painful could be shingles which is a ... Read More

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