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what is a heart shaped rash

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 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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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
I would not: I would not have you as my Dr. Neither should you. WHY do you "assume" it is "ringworm???? "Ringworm" is not a legitimate medical diagnosis. See a Dr. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Red rash ring: Please return to your doctor and show him/her the rash. Blood testing for Lyme is not always accurate but if clinically indicated, the doc MAY start ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
20 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Variable: There can be any number of reasons. But, presuming it is not an infection, the most common cause is tape reaction from the bandage. Alternatively, som ... Read More
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Rash : Most likely fro the tape or dressing. Redness may be just normal healing or inception. It needs to be serially followed. The incision needs to be wash ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bit ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
No effect on heart: You don't really say where this rash is but common causes of rash include eczema, fungus and contact dermatitis. These are benign and do not have an e ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not from histamine: Despite your age, you need to get your cardiac status evaluated before you exert heavily again. This may be a warning sign of something serious and p ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Question: What you describe is compatible with anxiety but there is no way to know from out here. You should discuss with the doctor(s) that know you.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety disorders: are very treatable by a mental health professional. Please do what your doctor says and take any medicine he/she provides but do not limit your help ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Impossible to say: How can you expect an answer when one cannot even visualize the rash? See a dermatologist. It is highly unlikely that the rash is associated with card ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Won't hurt heart...: Skin can itch, your heart does not. It's still best to get it checked out by a dermatologist and get treated. Why suffer with the itching when it ca ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Rash on torso: I would be concerned about a delayed reaction to the contrast used during the cath. Call your doctor.

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