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What does a stress rash usually look like

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Swelling: Stress can sometimes lead to hives. It can also cause flushing or even itching and redness. This would be similar to acute trigger for migraines, or o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Stress affects the body in many ways. On the skin, some may have outright itchy welts, other just small red itchy bumps (cholinergic urticaria). The ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
Sometimes: If there is a clear relationship between experiencing a stressful situation and the onset of the rash, and it keeps happening this way, then the rash ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Cholenergicurticaria: Can be avoided with relaxation techniques such as meditation, prayer, tai chi, yoga etc.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small am ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Can't make diagnosis: Unfortunately, with the limited descriptioin you have given, it is impossible to make a diagnosis or recommend a therapy. Many skin conditions, while ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Rule out low thryoid: You should see a doctor to have your thyroid checked and find out what the rash is. If s/he thinks you are depressed or nervous, s/he may treat you or ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possibly: You might have ringworm; it's impossible to diagnose a skin disorder without seeing it. Consider seeing a dermatologist, or another primary care doc. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: the nuclear medicine doctor who will conduct the test will take a history first, and either use a different material or refers you to an allergist for ... Read More

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