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pimple like rash on back

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Rash: Hard to say without a picture. Possible allergic reaction to something, an infection, shingles... If it isn't better in a day or two or it starts to s ... Read More
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Burning rash : Could be zoster which would respond to medicine so get it examined soon before it worsens

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Keratosis pilaris: is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks. These bumps do no generall ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
Need dermatologist: May need dermatological evaluation.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Many things: Insect/parasite bites, folliculitis, viral exanthem, allergic reaction, are just a few things that it could be. See your doctor if it persists or bot ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
14 years experience Family Medicine
You could but..: a better choice might be diphenhydramine (Benadryl) but the cetirizine is less likely to make you drowsy so you can start with that and if it doesn't ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash: Since the rash is limited to your back and if it is on both sides of the spine, it could be a type of heat rash. A viral rash like shingles stays on o ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Topical cortisone: Sounds like an irritant reaction to the hot wax. Try topical hydrocortisone a few times daily for 3-5 days. If problem persists, see doctor.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Acne: Pimple like rash in back and upper chest is usually acne. Anabolic compounds can cause increase acne. Follicular plugging and folliculitis might also ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Rashes need exam for: diagnosis. Since it is not itchy or red and located just on the back, it does not sound like allergic reaction or viral exanthema. A common cause of ... Read More
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