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What are the risk factors for Skin rash

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Risks: Rashes may be caused by many things such as: allergic reaction, fungal/bacterial/ viral/ parasitic illnesses, changes in pH. etc.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Multiple causes: If could be related to bites/scabies or may have started from something his skin came in contact with. Have your doctor examine it to make the diagnos ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: and in the case of dry skin, one may see small raised bumps especially at the extremities. These will often be prevented by using a moisturizer with 3 ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Something else?: If the rash improved without treatment only to return a few days after (your dates were not defined), then the problem may be from something other tha ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
No: Hay fever is more of alleric rhinitis.Pt have sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, but alllergic skin rash present with a rash that pt is allergic to-c ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Rash: Are the rashes around your joints? Please send photos as this can be eczema or other things such as dermatitis, dermatomyositis, etc.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to tell: Without looking at the rash, and taking a full history of what you have taken or eaten or used on your skin recently, it is hard to tell what it could ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Itch without Rash: may be do to a LARGE # medical conditions and you need to consult with a Medical Professional for some testing...the very first thing to do is ask yo ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
??Hives??: Sounds like hives with possibly some angioedema (swelling within the dermis). Also known as urticaria. Try a simple antihistamine to see if this helps ... Read More
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