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I have a rash on the back of my head how do I get rid of it

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Can't say: without being able to identify the type of rash it is.
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A member asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Get a diagnosis: Get a proper diagnosis. It could be fungal (tinea capitis) or bacterial (cellulitis) or allergic. These are all treated differently so it is important... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Time/fluids: It sounds like you have had an allergic reaction to this medication. Please make your doctor aware of this so that you are not prescribed anything sim... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
See a Dermatologist : I recommend that you see a physician it is hard to diagnose skin conditions without examining the patient. This rash can be caused by number of reason... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert McMurtrie
Pain Management 24 years experience
Change antiviral?: You cannot get rid of the virus that causes chicken pox and also shingles - varicella zoster. Would be odd, but not impossible, to have shingles on f... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Eval: There are many types of rashes. The type of rash needs to be known to provide specific recommendations. Recommend eval by your physician or a dermatol... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
After you bathe...: ...Apply a good emollient lotion (any brand will do) to your skin while it is still moist, to lock in the moisture. If that doesn't solve the problem,... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Hand eczema: Hand dermatitis (also known as hand eczema) often results from a combination of causes, including genetic makeup (constitutional factors), injury (con... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Darcy
Aesthetic Medicine 20 years experience
It is a side effect: Your rash can be caused by acutane. It is important that you avoid irritants such as sun during this time and stay moisturized. You should also show y... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Type of rash?: Treatment will vary with cause fungus, bacteria, virus, allergy? If mild combination of micatin (miconazole) and hydrocrotisone. Ream could be used. I... Read More
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