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allergic rash isn't going away! what should i do?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
See specialist: Either a dermatologist or an allergy would be a very good resource to assist a person in determining the cause of an allergic skin rash and proper treatment to give you some relief. You don't need to suffer. A referral for a specialist is not necessary and we are here to help.

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How can I manage a rash that is spreading quickly?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
See a doctor...: See a doctor quickly. There are some rashes that are of obvious origin (bedbug bites, for example, are hard to confuse with anything else, once you know what they look like), but rashes can be infectious, allergic, or other, and may be a sign of a serious problem. Or not.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

What does a strep rash usually look like?

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Dr. Jeremy Man
Dermatology 17 years experience
Sandpapery and red: Scarlet fever is strep throat with a rash. The rash normally appears after a fever and appears as a red rash with a sandpapery feel. Some have referred to it as a sunburn on skin with goosebumps. It usually appears on the body and spares the palms and soles of the feet.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Can I tell if a rash is dangerous by looking at it?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
No: There are a large number of skin diseases and if you ar concerned with an unusual rash if it is dangerous it would be prudent ot have it professionally checked before it gets worse or spreads.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What can help make my road rash heal faster?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Abrasions: The first treatment for "road rash" is cleaning the area thoroughly with soap and water and applying an antibiotic cream like bacitracin.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Am I allergic to shaving cream if I get a rash every time I shave?

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Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
Allergy and Immunology 49 years experience
Shaving rash : Possible so try different beard moisturizer. May want to consider electric shaver.

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