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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Itchy rash: What you may be describing is something called "cellulitis", which is an infection of the skin by bacteria. It likely is a result of your recent tatt ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Need to be seen: It appears to be hypersensitivity rashes. But things like folliculitis need to be ruled out. Need to be seen by a dermatologist.
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Dr. Osbert Fernandez
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast rash: It could be several conditions for a proper evaluation you will need an exam by your physician. Some possibilities including, but not limited to could ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pruritus ani: We call this condition as pruritus ani. Commonest cause is intolerance to milk products. If you are using formula milk/ pasturized milk which we adult ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Red rashes: Steroids can clear red red rashes in several days depending on the strength, but prolonged use can cause red rashes. Obviously, the drug has to be use ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Mild swelling or pinkness can occur right after getting a tattoo, Significant swelling, heat, pus, streaking or fever - would all be signs that this ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rash: Sounds like skin was derma braided. Use sunscreen with aloe vera 2-3 times/day for next three weeks to protect the healing areas.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Tatoo redness: Tatoos can be associated with infections. Would follow up with dermatologist. https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/ta ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Hives: You may have cholinergic urticaria (hives) which are triggered by sweating and increased temperature. It is treated with antihistamines. See an allerg ... Read More
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