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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Indian Fire: Indian fire rash is a bacterial skin infection. This rash almost always begins as a small-sized red bump on the skin that is similar to a blister. Thi ... Read More
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
See a Dermatologist: For evaluation and treatment.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See dermatologist: Antihistamine is not going do anything for this type of rash especially when burning and not itching is the issue. A dermatology consult would be you ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
How old is ur child?: The reaction you described differs if before or after 5 years of age, please avoid exposure, keep an epinephrine pen and antihistaminic handy, check w ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
URTICARIA?: Generalized rash which became so itchy can be urticaria or allergic dermatitis. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25 or 50 mg. And see md . You might ne ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See Allergist: Given you unbearable itching symptoms and rash refractory to topical steroids I would suggest making an appointment to see an allergist for further wo ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
OK: Maybe they are mosquito bites or some sort of insect bites, etc. He can try treating them topically from meds he can get at the pharmacy for itching ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: Poison ivy tends to involved a much large area of the skin than a mosquito bite. The blisters may not appear until 1 to 3 days later after contact. M ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Many answers: There are many potential answers to your question. However dry skin is often associated with itching with any rash. Avoid using scented or anti-bacter ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See her doctor: Could be any number of causes and with her age I would not wait.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Hives?: If you are not sure you were bitten, could be hives. Try over the counter benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Allegra or zyrtec. If indeed bug bite try otc Hy ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Probably not walnuts: You would have a rash on your hands if you were using them to handle the hulls. It is much more likely to be something else, especially if you are di ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience in Dermatology
Poison ivy: The rash of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac are identical.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience in Pulmonology
Could be rash: from an insect bite or allergic reaction to something in the environment or food/ medicine. I suggest a video-consult with the Healthtap doctor on ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Although you could: Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) - a remedy that works is mixing 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water together. Apply to bites - repeat 5 to 6 times a da ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
NEEDS to be seen: It's hard to tell by description--so he needs to be seen to get a diagnosis. Chicken pox seems least likely but 'hot bumps' is concerning for an infec ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Rash: Very investing story. Show to your Dr. as many issues. I have never seen barnacles on a human. Let us know what it is.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience in Dermatology
Eczema: Most likely a type of eczema would see a dermatologist.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
A few: suggestions! STOP using a razor blade/use electric razor Try a OTC CORTISONE cream ! Use a "calming" aftershave preparation eg NOXZEMA Hope these hel ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Needs to be seen: Needs to be seen - could be a myriad of conditions.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Hot water no help : Poison ivy is a contact dermatitis that takes 10 - 14 days to clear. Hot water will cause the superficial blood vessels in the skin to dialate making ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Take oral benadryl (diphenhydramine): don't use the topical benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream. Take oral benadryl (diphenhydramine). 50mg is usually ok but it will make you sleepy. See you ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: This is follicular accentuation seen in eczema patients.

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