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Are Viral Rashes Itchy
I have what looks like a viral rash on only a part of my stomach. No fever but headache. Could it be a viral rash? Not itchy
See a DR: "Looks like a viral rash" does not allow even a guess. Red? Clusters of small blisters? Pain? Itch? Pattern? ...Read more
I went to dr two weeks ago & was told I had viral rash but I am still itchy not as much as I was but also have no real rash. Could it b something else?
Could be something e: There are lots of possible reasons for rashes. ie drug reactions, insect bites, lotions, soaps. .. ...Read more
36 year old f very healthy developed a rash on back . Hurts and was itchy. Looks like shingles. Help is it to late for anti viral meds and duration ?
Depends on duration.: I am not sure wether the rash is due to shingles or not. It needs to be checked out by a physician to make sure. If it turns out to be shingles then starting antiviral medicines in the first 72 hours gives a better chance for early cure. It also helps reduce chances of developing residual pain that often persists after the rash goes away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with a viral enteritis two weeks ago. Now I have a grainy, skin colour rash (not red or itchy) on my back, sides of neck and along jawline?
Dermatology: Many viral and bacterial illnesses can cause a rash. I suggest a skin evaluation by a board certified dermatologust. ...Read more
Non raised red blotchy rash on hands and feet so itchy keeping me awake all night been a week now dr says viral rash can they itch and what can I do?
3yr old has very itchy/bumpy rash. Looks like c.Pox (but no blisters only bumps + has vaccination). Took to dr -said "viral" but that was 2wks ago?!
Many possibilities: This type of rash can be one of many things. If your child is feeling well otherwise, your doctor is probably right. However, if you are uncertain and concerned i would see a dermatologist who would likely be able to tell you exactly what is going on with the rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a viral rash & how do I get rid of one? Causing red itchy bumps in random places that come & go. Doc said side effect of post-viral bronchitis
viral rashes could vary in nature from macules and papules due to chicken pox and mononucleosis to hives, which can last for a long time. Red itchy bumps suggest hives. Viruses come to our body, enter the cells of different types and take over the management of the affected cells just like a new manager. Our immune system reacts by antibodies to reject them, and will eliminate them. ...Read more
After a viral infection, I always get a rash in the same locations on my body. Upper abs, neck, groin. It is not very itchy, very red, goes away.
A curiosity...: ...but it sounds like your particular skin eruption is transient and can be relied upon to self-resolve. Suggest you take a picture next time and show your family doctor for piece of mind. Situational rashes as described can be seen in many settings and with variable clinical significance. ...Read more
Red itchy and weeping rash on arms tummy back and neck following a viral infection and strep throat in january?
Have 4th cold sore in two weeks. Itchy burning rash infecting hair follicles all over legs. Sore throat. Earaches. Cbc showed viral. Which one & help?
See doctor: Unfortunately you will have to see your doctor to get help. ...Read more
Dry skin?: Dryness can cause itching without rash especially in the winter. Avoid really hot showers and use a good moisturizer. ...Read more
Narrow it down: I want to help but this description could include several chapters in a dermatology text book. A photo or visit to the doctor can help narrow it down. Answers to questions like timing, duration , shape of the lesions, flat or raised , scaly or greasy, tenderness, medications are some of the clues that can provide clues. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
See doctor: There are many causes for skin rash and you should see your doctor about this especially if it has been present for more than 6 weeks. ...Read more
Eczema?: It sounds like you may have an allergic condition in your skin, or something else might be causing you to itch. You should have your doctor take a look to see what might going on! ...Read more
I'm itchy randomly in different places. I have no bumbs or rashes anywhere. What is the reason for this?
Dry skin: It is possible that you only have dry skin and you have to change your bathing habits. Only take short showers and use a mild soap only in your private areas. Apply a moisturizer cream at night and a lotion in the morning. If possible skip a shower for a day since your skin will thank you for that. ...Read more
Why are my old stretch marks so itchy and has rashes?? And how do you know you are getting stretch marks?
Local irritation : Sometimes they become dry and irritated causing itching. Sometimes they can become infected with normal yeast that is on your skin. Can try moisturizer several times a day in addition to any athletes foot cream 2-3 times a day for 2-3weeks. Hope this helps. Good luck! ...Read more
I have got rashes around my gluteal region they are non itchy dry flaky causing discolouration around the area...
Gluteal rash: Rash in the gluteal area can be seen with chronic moisture from sweating ,prolonged sitting or from wearing certain tight fitting clothing materials. Try wearing white cotton panties and avoid very tight fitting clothes like jeans. For further evaluation and advice, consult a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been getting a patch of itchy red rashes , they get inflamed then slowly fade away then reappears it happens only on certain parts of my body?
Consultation: With a dermatologist is appropriate. Fading rashes may be allergic, viral or vascular in nature. Best to have someone take a look. ...Read more
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