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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Urticaria: If the rash was itching and went away on its own it can be hives or urticaria. This is common and can happen with swimming or after showers, taking an ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Without seeing what you just described.Would advise getting a second opinion at this time.In the meantime, use skin cleansers for bathing and moisturi ... Read More
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Dr. Erine Kupetsky
16 years experience Family Medicine
Eczema is hard to tx: Did you try the behavioral changes that comes wit eczema therapy?
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and you should see a doctor. It would be prudent to get retested for HIV nucl ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Photo would help: The characteristics of the rash are very important to determine the cause. If you can share a photo here on Health Tap- there may be a dermatologist o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Need to see a picture of this to help you. perform a virtual consult for help
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Tough to say: Rashes are best diagnosed by getting a physical exam and any thing else, over the computer would be a guess, such as a heat rash, contact dermatitis, ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
47 years experience Dermatology
Cortisone: You can use Hydrocortisone cream safely for 7-10 days and this should help. Oral steroids are very helpful for severe reactions to medications. Yo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rash: Take pictures to show to the doctor and start by using a Hydrocortisone cream you can find over the counter after you initially bathe him in a cool wa ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sulfa rash: Although Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg up to 4 times daily can be taken to control the itching, the rash is unlikely to be controlled by an anti ... Read More

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