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what is skin rash from scratching

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
Hypersensitive skin: This could represent dermographism, where you can cause welts on your skin with pressure, like writing. Physical urticaria, or hives, also possible. I ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Dry skin: You may just have a case of skin dryness causing the itch. Try applying a moisturizing cream. It maybe best to have the doctor look aat the rash to ru ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? seborrheic : Dermatitis, better see your doctor / dermatologist for evaluation,
Dr. Philip Miller
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Infection: You may have a scalp infection which will require a medical evaluation, visualization, culture and antibiotic therapy: call for an appointment today.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fungal infections: can present this way, treatment with antifungal medication, or seeing your doctor for an exam and testing is reasonable.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Scabies?: Really bad itchy rash all over the body is common in a few conditions. If the intensity of itching is high with this distribution, i would suspect sca ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: please close your computer and call your physician or go directly to an urgent care center. You cannot be diagnosed online and skin lesions MUST be vi ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from in ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: A dermatologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat this problem. I would be concerned about scabies which can cause these symptoms.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, an ... Read More

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