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Rashes on the arms and throat swelling? Signs of allergic reactions?

Rashes on the arms and throat swelling?  Signs of allergic reactions?

Possibly: More information is needed to be sure. Should seek the evaluation of an ENT of allergist. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What causes sunburn like rash on chest, upper arms, and thighs which is also accompanied by purple, swollen feet and ankles?

What causes sunburn like rash on chest, upper arms, and thighs which is also accompanied by purple, swollen feet and ankles?

Get physical exam: Rashes and skin discolorations are the result of many diseases, medications, and conditions. You must be evaluated by medical doctor for this problem. Discuss any medications or drugs you have taken or are taking. This could be signs of serious reaction, allergic or immunologic, to bacteria, drugs, chemicals, or other infections. ...Read more

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Ankles swelling then swelling went down and bruising appeared on both ankles?

Ankles swelling then swelling went down and bruising appeared on both ankles?

Post skin Trauma: This sure sounds normal and expected. I do not know what question you are asking given the way your question is written, but any skin trauma, including swelling, can lead to bruising. ...Read more

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Ice or heat for swollen bruise on sole of my feet?

Ice or heat for swollen bruise on sole of my feet?

For a bruise: Start with ice, 20 min on/off alternating. After a day or two, then can switch to heat if needed. If this continues to hurt or does not improve, see a physician as there are many structures that can be injured by trauma to the bottom of the foot. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Insect bite that led to swelling, redness and joint pain. Can I use any cream on this?

Insect bite that led to swelling, redness and joint pain. Can I use any cream on this?

Yes: If that red, painful and swollen with joint pain you may have a soft tissue infection, cellulitis. You need to see your primary care doctor or the emergency room physician. ...Read more

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I've allergic rash on chin3ds ago.Im taking antihistaminc and rash started to relieve but today after putting topical Ab the redness of the rash incr.

I've allergic rash on chin3ds ago.Im taking antihistaminc and rash started to relieve but today after putting topical Ab the redness of the rash incr.

Need to see physicia: This could be a lot of differences: allergic, infection, or other etiology. Your physician will have to clarify ...Read more

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What can cause a red rash on palms, joint pain and stiffness?

What can cause a red rash on palms, joint pain and stiffness?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Had red rash all over body.4 days i'm on 3 different anitihistamin.Now joint stiffness, swelling feet, ankles, hands, wrist.What could this be?

Had red rash all over body.4 days i'm on 3 different anitihistamin.Now joint stiffness, swelling feet, ankles, hands, wrist.What could this be?

Food Allergies?: Three antihistamines you are taken, are they prescription antihistamins or you are taking over the counter like claritn, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Allegra or zyrtec.And do you know what you are allergic to. If not already i will recommend you consult an allergist.Food allergies can cause rash and swelling of joints as well and rheumatoid arthritis can cause rash. So consult your md/allergist/rheumatologist, some one. ...Read more

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Painful itching on right foot and some swelling?

Painful itching on right foot  and some swelling?

Painful itching: This constellation of symptoms could come from a spider bite or exposure to an allergen. See a podiatrist for treatment and definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can subcutaneous nodules(around 1 cm) on lower legs that slightly itch wid little swelling and blackening(purplish)of skin on legs be signs of cancer?

Can subcutaneous nodules(around 1 cm) on lower legs that slightly itch wid little swelling and blackening(purplish)of skin on legs be signs of cancer?

Let's biopsy: I'm actually more concerned about a cryoglobulin or leukocytoclastic vasculitis. If you have been offered a biopsy, by all means go for it. This does not sound like erythema nodosum, but i've learned not to try to second-guess a rash / skin eruption without seeing it. ...Read more

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Stung by 3 bees on hand. Significant swelling, painful, itching and hot to the touch. Used ice, motrin and hot and cold soaks.

Stung by 3 bees on hand. Significant swelling, painful, itching and hot to the touch. Used ice, motrin and hot and cold soaks.

bee stings: Sounds as if you are doing all the right things. If you get significantly worse or you have symptoms like shortness of breath then you should have yor parents take you to the doctor. ...Read more

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Day 1 severely swollen face and lips given benedryl and sterroids. Day 3 hives on scalp body pain and itching?

Day 1 severely swollen face and lips given benedryl and sterroids.  Day 3 hives on scalp body pain and itching?

Hives: Mostly due to an allergic reaction to a medication, newly used chemical such as shampoo, hair color, ...., or a new food, like chocolate...... If you can recognize the "agent" avoid it and with the antihistamine and steroid your symptoms should go away otherwise need to get evaluated. ...Read more

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Itchy and inflamed areas of skin. Fungal treatment had no effect. Currently moisturising, taking anti histamines for the itch. Anything better?

Itchy and inflamed areas of skin. Fungal treatment had no effect. Currently moisturising, taking anti histamines for the itch. Anything better?

Need examination: Skin problems can have many causes. Make an appointment with your family doctor or dermatologist to get a history, examination and treatment. ...Read more

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Can salonapas pain patch or pain creams cause irritation , itching to the skin and blister if left on too long? Or allergic reaction? Treatment?

Can salonapas pain patch or pain creams  cause irritation , itching to the skin and blister if left on too long? Or allergic reaction? Treatment?

Pain patch: The pain patch is not to be used for greater than 3 days, or if you are sensitive to any of the ingredients. It is not meant to be used while you are sweating or on damaged skin. A contact or allergic dermatitis is possible. If you feel like you are having a reaction, remove the patch and wash the area with soap and water and do nothing. Avoid contact with irritant. Visit MD if no improvement. ...Read more

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Antiinflammatory (Definition)

Inflammation is a condition of swelling that may or may not be associated with pain. Anti-inflammatory are medications that block the cause of this condition. Medications include ibuprofen, naproxen, and celecoxib. Steroids (cortisone) are ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more