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what does a herpes rash look like

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Blisters/ulcers: A herpetic rash usually begins with a 'premonition' or a burning sensation. One or more small blisters and redness follow (this is the rash). The bl ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: Small blisters clustered on a red patch.
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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes, classic lesions are blisters, but I have seen it cause anything from rashes to bullae (large fluid-filled blisters). However, it is important to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rashes: Hand rashes could be from many other causes such as contact dermatitis, allergic reaction to soup, other chemicals or eczema . See a doctor if you ha ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Google it: Truly a picture is worth a thousand words and google images has some great pictures. http://dermatology.about.com/od/infectionvirus/ig/measles/ he ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: In kids, yeast diaper rashes are beefy red and have red satellite lesions. These can also be in other areas in babies like the folds of the neck. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Varies: It can look like red blotches called kaposis sarcoma, it can be non specific rash early in the disease, amd have raised areas which can be inflammator ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Various shapes: It can take many forms ranging from small blisters to superficial ulcers to linear cuts.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There are many : Examples at this site: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=candida+rash;form=hdrsc2 click on each photo to ensure it is a candida rash.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Very much like they look on adults.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
See sample picture: It is usually a ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Topical lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available o ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Man
16 years experience Dermatology
Sandpapery and red: Scarlet fever is strep throat with a rash. The rash normally appears after a fever and appears as a red rash with a sandpapery feel. Some have refer ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Small bumps: Many small bumps(so-called vesiculopapular/crusted papular eruptions) presented at pubic area, abdomen, inner thighs, buttock, fingerwebs, wrists, etc ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
39 years experience Emergency Medicine
Butterfly: Classic rash of lupus is on the face, over the nose and under the eyes. It appears as a red butterfly. Other problems can mimic the rash and lupus can ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Just look up: a picture on the internet
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Many kinds: see google images, search 'thyroid rash' see dermatologist
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Fiberglass rash: A fiberglass rash looks like reddish brown bumps and itches like crazy.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Rash: This term is a layman's expression for anything occurring on the surface of the skin. You must describe the nature of the lesion and the history that ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Various: There are many coxsackie viruses. They cause a variety of rashes. Some of the most common ones are very small oval shaped blisters on the hands and ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not specific: Rash due to HIV varies with the stage of disease and related complications. Rash may be due to fungal infection of the skin due to immunodeficiency, K ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Usually...: ...Wet, crusted or bubbly, and irritated. Yur doctor will be able to tell you after she examines the baby.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
32 years experience Pediatrics
Scary!: Dengue rash have a petechia looking( one that does not blanch )...My last case of dengue fever was many a presidents ago... In third world countries w ... Read More
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