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Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hive & rash: You have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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


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Arm pit rash itch?

Arm pit rash itch?

Arm pit rash: The most common cause of an arm pit rash with itching is fungus build-up, usually induced by excess sweat. Treatment is usually with an otc fungal cream like Clotrimazole 1%. Other possible causes include sensitivity to deodorants or an inflammatory condition of the sweat glands in the arm pit. ...Read more

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I have rashes on my arms an thighs little bumps appearing on my body and my body itches what STDs could this be?

I have rashes on my arms an thighs little bumps appearing on my body and my body itches what STDs could this be?

Why suspect STD?: What you describe is a common type of rash. But to make a proper diagnosis, it should be inspected by your doctor or a dermatologist. But why did you jump to the conclusion it was an std? Have you been diagnosed with std? See your doctor please. ...Read more

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My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?

My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me. I got red rashes after 2 days of itching. Tq?

Clean, don't scratch: Clean the bedding well. Gently clean your body well too and wipe w/ diluted vinegar or witch hazel, etc. Use a hypoallergic lotion too. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed. If you still suffer, see a Dr. You might need a lb test and/or a Rx anti-inflammatory. Try hard to not scratch! Avoid infection. ...Read more

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My rash on my arm is getting worse, I put cortisone but it is aa if the cortisone is making it worse. It itches and burns, what's wrong?

My rash on my arm is getting worse, I put cortisone but it is aa if the cortisone is making it worse. It itches and burns, what's wrong?

Consult your Doctor: Your rash is getting worse and you have been using cortisone cream I will suggest you consult your doctor asap to fing the cause of the rash and get ot treated appropriately ...Read more

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Hi so I have little tiny red dots on my left arm and it itches also it has a rash should I take something stay home or what is it help please?

Hi so I have little tiny red dots on my left arm and it itches also it has a rash should I take something stay home or what is it help please?

Rash: A rash like this is difficult to assess without much more information. In general, itching a rash can make the itch much much worse and is not recommended. You may be coming into contact with something (skin care product, detergent, etc) that is irritating in which case avoidance may help. Good skin hygiene with frequent moisturization can help to reduce itch. Sometimes an antihistamine can help ...Read more

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My right arm itches but no rash, sensitive to touch, pain have tried calimine lotion but doesn't help?

Get the diagnosis: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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There is a rash that is the size of a silver dollor on my arm that has small bubbles all around popping and itches they pop and come back?

There is a rash that is the size of a silver dollor on my arm that has small bubbles all around popping and itches they pop and come back?

May be eczema: A spot that is itchy is usually an allergic rash or eczema. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor) should look at it if it doesn't go away, or it worsens, with simple treatment. Sometimes the rash can be ringworm (a fungus) or some other disorder. Simple treatment of an itchy spot means trying over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream three-times-a-day for about 5 days. ...Read more

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Have a rash that keeps reappearing in different locations such as my fore arm, back, and neck, it itches and burns could this br from stress?

Have a rash that keeps reappearing in different locations such as my fore arm, back, and neck, it itches and burns could this br from stress?

Possible: Possibly but without an in office exam impossible to tell if it's from stress or something that stress is making worse. ...Read more

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I have been on a fast for 2 weeks and this past week, I broke out in a rash under my arms (above my armpits) and I don't know what to do? It itches!

Likely yeast: Yeast (candidiasis) is probably the most common. Other possibilities: acantosis nigricans (pigmentation brownish dark, not red), hidradenitis suppurativa or abscesses from the sweat glands of the axilla, contact dermatitis from deodorant etc. Doubt related to fast. ...Read more

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My right arm hurts, itches but no rash, sencitive to touch. Have tried calimine lotion but does not help.?

My right arm hurts, itches but no rash, sencitive to touch. Have tried calimine lotion but does not help.?

Could be: Hypersensitivity in one of the nerves but sounds like shingles. Depends on how long it has been going on. Could also be a pinched nerve in your neck or shoulder. Difficult to know without more details and or an exam. ...Read more

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I've developed some sort of hives/rash on the back side of my arms and it itches! I'm 50 years old. What is it?

I've developed some sort of hives/rash on the back side of my arms and it itches! I'm 50 years old. What is it?

Urticaria: Depends on whether it is acute (less than 6 weeks) or chronic (more than 6 weeks). If acute, it will resolve on its own. Chronic hives are usually autoimmune or idiopathic (fancy word for "no known cause"). ...Read more

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Rash on middle part of arm, underarms, back of legs and it itches been having it for about a week what can it be?

Rash on middle part of arm, underarms, back of legs and it itches been having it for about a week what can it be?

Dermatitis: "rash" dermatitis may be due to many underlying causes, including skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis, medications, environmental allergens and other. An evaluation by a primary care physician and/or dermatologist is warranted to identify the cause and give you a proper treatment and help you with this rash. ...Read more

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Rash started on arms and quickly spread to neck and rest of body. Itches a lot never had this problem before and I am 63

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I'm around insulation in attics all the time, I hav a pretty bad rash that itches constantly on my arms. Is there any over-the-counter remedies?

I'm around insulation in attics all the time, I hav a pretty bad rash that itches constantly on my arms. Is there any over-the-counter remedies?

Hydrocortisone, but: Otc anti-itch creams such as cortizone-10 and calamide lotion etc. Can help relief your symptoms, but without know what is causing it, I can't say that this will do the trick for you. Try them for a few days, if not better then you should consult doc for an evaluation to find out what it is that is causing your trouble. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more