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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Shingles symptoms: Shingles often starts out as a patch of skin with a burning sensation followed a few days later by vesicles (small blisters) which eventually burst & ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Shingles: Shingles affects specific nerve roots. Hence they can be seen anywhere - the most common is the thoracic region. They can also affect the Head, eye as ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
No : One cannot spread shingles to different parts of his or her own body.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not likely.: Shingles is nearly always limited to one side of the body. In a person with an abnormal immune system the disease could be disseminated.
A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience in Dermatology
Athlete's : Athlete's foot is caused by a fungus. It is certainly possible for it to spread from between the toes to the top or bottom of foot, hands, and even t ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
First of all: How old is your baby? Babies , newborns get a lot of rashes on the face, neck, chest and at times all over the body! this cause a lot of anxiety on th ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Shingles tends to affect a single dermatome (nerve distribution).
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
This would require: medical evaluation to accurately diagnose.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience in Family Medicine
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them see what you have.
A 92-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Many possible cause: You need to ask your physician: It can be allergy, a skin probem, a tumor or a liver problem to name a few. You will need to be evaluated to help ans ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience in Dentistry
Go to doctor: This is very wide and broad symptom. You should go to the doctors for evaluation.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
See a doctor: The condition is severe and debilitating. Any condition or symptom of such extent needs a good medical evaluation especially with all the accompanying ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes it can: It can spread if the heat and sweating continues, which causes the heat rash to start with so if you want to prevent the spread use airconditioning o ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
FM: Fibromyalgia. A disease of enhanced pain perception.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Itching and Sweating: The causes of itching and sweating are many. Go to the following web site: http://symptomchecker.Webmd.Com/multiple-symptoms?Symptoms=excessive-sweat ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Doubtful: It lives in certain dermatomes.
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A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Likely viral: sounds like a post viral rash. If rash worsens or does not away in the next few days, better to run it by their pediatrician. No specific treatment ne ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: There can be other causes so see your dermatologist for the exact diagnosis.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See a doctor: It could be a contact dermatitis, an allergic reaction, an infection...... Doctor would need to examine diagnosise you to determine the diagnosis.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: A dermatologist is best qualified to advise and treat you. It is not usual that eczema causes redness all over the body,as it usually is a crusty erup ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
40 years experience in Family Medicine
Allergy: This is likely an allergy to something. Could be a medication, a food, or something in the air such as mold or pollen.. Take Benadryl (diphenhydrami ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Red bumps: The heat and sweating is causing you to develop hives. Take benadryl (diphenhydramine) to control the itching
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Rash: Step one for all rash treatment is to establish the cause of the rash. Some things you can do before seeing a physician is to be sure the rash is not ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: See a dermatologist because that certainly doesn't sound like herpes.
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