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viral skin rash contagious

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: If it is a viral exanthem it will continue coming out until it fades. It represents a combination of dead virus and antibodies that leak out of capill ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Viral rash: Yesmkst viral rashes are contagious.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Part of life: Yeast is around us in the environment & by later infancy at least 5% of the dry weight of poo is yeast. The skin surface is resistant to yeast unless ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Skin Rash: Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. There are two kinds of conta ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Good hygiene: and use of antifungal creams will keep you from being contagious i think 2 to 3 days of twice daily applications of cream will get you "non contagious ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Anything she wants: The rash will fade on it's own when it's ready, usually within a week or so. The kid should eat or drink whatever she can tolerate during her recovery ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It sounds like she had roseola, which causes a high fever for 3 days, then the fever goes away, a rash appears all over the body.She is no longer cont ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadia jane Loewke
Specializes in General Practice
Dermatological: This is most likely not related to viral infection, could be hyperkeratosis follicularis. Use good moisturiser and if no response, see a dermatologist
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: It is still contagious even after the lesions have healed and they don't look like they are there, although when there are vesicles with fluid in t ... Read More
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