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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Get evaluated: It would be best to first try to determine the cause rather than treating which would traditionally be initially approached with oral antihistamines a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes -: Don't use it in place on a good moisturized though. Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn. It has ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: If it is blistering and painful it am be Shingles. If not it may be a dermatitis caused by some form of irritant which should respond to OTC hydrocort ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
Irritation: Irritated skin will burn with contact with water. Burning usually resolves in a few minutes, and will stop once healed.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
I do not know: Could be a skin infection or a dermatitis of the area, best to get it looked at by a dr. Best wishes.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dry skin: The most common reason for itchy skin is dry skin or xerosis. When the skin becomes dry, it itches and with scratching, it becomes red. Beyond dry s ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely yeast: do not use OTC meds see your doctor so he can assess your situation it is probably a florid yeast infection that will require diflucan, lotrisone (clo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vishal Mahabir
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Many possibilities: Consider dandruff (fungal), psoriasis, allergic reaction to shampoo contents, conditioner or hair dye- very broad question- more information needed to ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergic reaction: You are describing hives or urticaria. This is an allergic reaction. Take some antihistamines (like benedryl) to make this go away.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
See a dermatologist: Sounds like dermatitis but you need to be evaluated.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Fungal infection: What you described suggests a fungal infection, like ringworm or jock itch. You may try over the counter medication for ringworm, like Lamisil. If tha ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Many possibilities: It could be something isolated to your mouth or something more systemic. I would suggest seeing a physician or oral medicine specialist for an evalua ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Yeast infection: A fungal infection of the genitals is a very common problem. Medication to treat it is readily available at any drug store.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Menopausal?: Skin blotchiness and sometimes flushing can happen in women going through menopause..The neck and upper chest are usually affected.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience General Surgery
Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some of the more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This would require: examination of your skin & a history to try to answer that question. Take care.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
19 years experience Dermatology
Inflammatory rash.: What you are describing may be inflammation of the skin or of the hair follicles. Try treating with an over-the-counter topical steroid, but if this i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Grogan
24 years experience Family Medicine
Hand dermatitis : You may have what is know as hand dermatitis. See your doctor for evaluation.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Get evaluated: There could be many causes including, allergy, contact dermatitis, and fungal infection . You need to get evaluated for proper diagnosis and treatment ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: To best diagnose a skin rash, consult your primary physician. If he gets stomped, he can send you to a dermatologist. The most common cause is eczema ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Lumps on Genitals: If you have a lump on your genital area you need to go see a doctor as soon as possible. It's very difficult to make assessments based on the informat ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor: 17 yr old with "dry & itchy around lips". Your symptoms can be caused by prolonged moisture from saliva around the lips such as would occur with e ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wong
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Dry skin: Try moisturizing more often - take less hot showers (the heat dries out your skin) and it could be mild eczema.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Contact Dermatitis: Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. There are two kinds of conta ... Read More

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