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I have a rash that seems to be persistent for many years it can also spread to other areas by touch

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Unlikely: Unless this is caused by a contact allergen and it is still present on your hands.

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
If the blister: Or rash is caused by bacteria or viruses, yes it can spread. Exact likelihood depends on many things such as number of organisms transmitted.
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No recent tick: bites or mosquito bites? If tick bite,, think of lyme disease.. No recent travel where you could have picked up mosquito bite--that could be Zika o... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Hives?: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a bumpy rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Armpit rash: Red rash in the armpit can be caused by allergic reaction to deodorants, yeast infection which may be itchy and is often caused by friction and sweati... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Your lesion would require medical history, visualization and possible testing to be able to provide an accurate diagnosis and a treatment plan.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Psoriasis?: Is it scaly & sort of silvery in color? Might be a form of psoriasis but doc needs to see it to be certain. Steroid creams r used for small areas but ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Dry skin?: Dry skin is a common cause. Try applying a moisturizer regularly on you skin immediately after bathing and see if this helps. If not consult a dermato... Read More
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Dr. Schalk Burger
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Rosacea: Hi This might be Rosacea if it is red and on you cheeks. This condition flairs up with temperature changes and when you use cortisone. It can be treat... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Ellner
Dermatology 40 years experience
If : If it last for only a short time it may be dermatographic urticaria. It often responds to zyrtec (cetirizine). It is not contagious.

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