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what does a rash on one arm mean

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Get the diagnosis: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, vi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. You need to see your doctor.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
This could be a # of: diagnoses, best to see board certified dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not so fast: Your rash and the ingestion of chicken may have been coincidental. See an allergist to get skin tested. Chicken allergy is rare and i bet there is s ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Darcy
18 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
It is a side effect: Your rash can be caused by acutane. It is important that you avoid irritants such as sun during this time and stay moisturized. You should also show y ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
28 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doc: You need a physical examination to assess your rash. Talk to your PCP for physical examination and complete evaluation
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
The : The odds of you having an allergic reaction from a Plan B taken three weeks ago are highly unlikely. Even if this was the case, there is no treatment ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: A common truism about treatment is when appropriate measures don't fix a problem the diagnosis is likely wrong. Skin rashes can represent infections, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to assess: Most localized rashes suggest some agent contact at that site. that could be plant, bug bite, liquid,etc Without a better description or visual inspec ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kanaya Maharaj
Specializes in
Contagious?: Contagious rashes are generally caused by organisms which may be bacterial or fungal, sometimes even viral ( which may be more generalized). Difficult ... Read More

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