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Itchy Rash On Body
Experiencing red itchy rashes throughout body vomiting didn't do anything different than usual. Came on suddenly very suddenly.
Anaphylaxis?: Skin rash (usually lasting less than a day suggests that you may be having a life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) to something you have ingested or less frequently exposed to. On the other hand, a viral infection can also cause similar symptoms. If this is still going on, you need to get to a doctor ASAP (ER if necessary). ...Read more
Is there any way of telling if an itchy rash on the body is bacterial or fungal, in order to know which cream to use?
Fungal tends to itch: Skin rashes that are itchy tend to either be due to eczema or allergies- in which case hydrocortizone cream may help. A fungal infection can be itchy as well (ringworm tends to be scaly and round, slightly flatter in the center)- in which case an otc antifungal such as lotrimin/lamisil can help. Bacterial rashes are more likely to be painful or have a center of pus within. If unsure, call your dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy rash over entire body. Red/pink spots, surrounded by a white ring. At least 5/7 days/week for last month. No contact w/ known allergies.
There's itchy rash on my body, especially in my hands. Also my hands skin started to crack. What is it?
Daughter has skin colored bumpy itchy rash spreading on body tried betaderm & aquaphor. Not working. Allergy meds don't help either. What could it be?
Pityriasis?: There are several inflammatory rashes that appear frequently in children and a proper diagnosis is helpful in not only giving the right treatment but avoiding unnecessary treatment. In the derm word, a picture is indeed better than a thousand word. The rash could be eczema,requiring steroid cream. For the other common rash, see link. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress caused itchy rash all over body doctor prescribed frenaler cort(10 tablets) rash came back once treatment was over. Can he take another 10 tabl?
Itchy rash: I suggest you see an allergist to see why you are developing this rash, steroids are not safe to take repeatedly, especially with high blood pressure. I would rather take an antihistamine such as Claritin (loratadine) Allegra or zyrtec to control the rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Increase in vaginal discharge and strong odor. Also breaking out in itchy rash all over body but mInly in thigh area?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have a personal physician, please seek care at your city of count health department. ...Read more
Had an allergic reaction this am, lips swelled slightly red itchy rash all over body. Took an antihistime and has dissappeared. Do I need to see a doc as there is no evidence of rash anymore?
Itchy rash on entire body excluding back and stomach. Hands,feet,cheeks have bumps. Comes and goes. Has had it about a week now.
Hives: A recurrent rash that comes and goes within 24hrs is hives. Try an OTC antihistamine to manage symptoms. It's likely to go away on its own but see if you can link it to possible allergic causes such as new meds or foods like milk, eggs wheat, soy, nuts and sea foods. Viral infections are also a likely and transient cause. ...Read more
I have a non itchy rash all over body, mainly arms and legs a little on my back and stomach, should I seek medical attention?
Drug Eruption: Drug eruptions can mimic a wide range of dermatoses. The morphologies are myriad and include morbilliform, urticarial, papulosquamous, pustular, and bullous. Medications can also cause pruritus and dysesthesia without an obvious eruption. A drug-induced reaction should be considered in any patient who is taking medications and who suddenly develops a symmetric cutaneous eruption. ...Read more
I've got a red itchy rash on upper body, as well as genital itching & discharge.I feel feverish & also have a swollen painful abdomen.Any suggestions?
Please see Dr. ASAP: A number of things can cause these symptoms, infections and reactions to medications are two most common, but many others. This needs to be evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more
What is it? I have skin rash (quality: itchy, bumpy) , enlarged lymph nodes. sore on my leg that began itching as it healed, itchy rash all over body
Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?
Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from inlation, contact or gestion of a sunstance or chemical foreign to the body's immune system. I would try zyrtec (cetirizine) and head over to the closet urgent care center. ...Read more
Non itchy rash all over body except face, lower back pain, body aches, upset stomach, headache, when I take a deep breath it makes me cough?
I have a non itchy rash all over my body for a month and a half now. I used micogel-f ointment. But it did nothing. What can it be?
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