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Rash that looks like nettle stings

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Parvovirus: Parvovirus b19 causes the classic "slapped cheek" rash; in older kids, it can cause a rash called palpable purpuric gloves and socks syndrome, that ma... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Urticaria/Hives: Rarely, a reaction to medication, food, food additives, insects, parasites or infection is identified as an underlying cause of chronic hives. But in ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Used to get this in: Scotland - owie ! the stinging nettle (urtica dioida) contains different chemicals depending on the subspecies, which can include: serotonin, histami... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Minutes to days.: The stinging nettle (urtica dioida) contains different chemicals depending on the subspecies, which can include: serotonin, histamine, formic acide, ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Try topicals: Topical medications, like cortisone or diphenhydramine, should help reduce your discomfort. You may also try applying the medicine and then covering t... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Rash and pain: If the rash and muscle pain are related , medical evaluation is suggested as it could be a rheumatologic condition such as connective tissue disease.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Lake swimming: If he has been swimming in lake, consider "lake itch", or swimmers itch.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Difficult to say: Please provide more information. It can be reaction of a medication, diabetes, carpal tunnel syndrome etc.
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