Top
30
Doctor insights on: Blotchy Chest Rash

Share
1

1
Itchy, blotchy red rash on chest that seems to be spreading.

Itchy, blotchy red rash on chest that seems to be spreading.

Eval: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
18 Doctors shared insights

Rash On Chest (Definition)

Rash (exanthem): is a lesion (s) which affects color/ texture/ appearance of skin. This skin eruption may have many possible causes- allergies, medical conditions/ diseases, hormones, or contact with damaging substances. Rash of ...Read more


3

3
What to do if I have pinkish/red blotchy hive rash covering chest, stomach, neck, sides & back!?

What to do if I have pinkish/red blotchy hive rash covering chest, stomach, neck, sides & back!?

Hives: If you have hives, the rash should be itchy and it should be dynamic (each spot tends to move or disappear before being replaced by another spot). First or second line antihistamines are a good first step if you suspect hives. If this is recurring or persisting for more than a week, consider a virtual consult to discuss potential causes and the necessary work up. ...Read more

4

4
Rash on chest its like blotches?

Rash on chest its like blotches?

Below: Rashes are difficult to DX, an exam is necessary to make an accurate DX.

Without a visual exam, it is impossible to give you an answer. ...Read more

5

5
Blistery rash on chest what is it?

Blistery rash on chest what is it?

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

6

6
What are some causes for chest rash?

What are some causes for chest rash?

Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician if you develop any symptoms. ...Read more

7

7
I am experiencing rash on chest and rash on back.

I am experiencing rash on chest and rash on back.

Incomplete info: Kindly resubmit with more details, or better get a virtual consult / visit your doctor, good luck ...Read more

8

8
Skin hurts with no signs of a rash, on chest and back?

Skin hurts with no signs of a rash, on chest and back?

Shingles: If you have one sided skin pain in a wrap-around band from chest to back, this is early shingles. Perhaps you've been under stress lately to cause it to come out. Hope you're reading this now because u need antivirals-- Valtrex (valacyclovir) or Acyclovir. Go to ER now or call MD. I have been able to stop cases like yours when identified this early. Once rash comes, it will evolve and cause problems. ...Read more

9

9
For months, ocassionally when earing I have sudden rash on chest, heve sometimes sick. When sick, feels hard to bring up sic when this happens sometim?

For months, ocassionally when earing I have sudden rash on chest, heve sometimes sick. When sick, feels hard to bring up sic when this happens sometim?

Metal allergy.: I hope I am reading this right. Please tell me if I am right. Are you trying to say that you get rash on chest and feel nauseous without vomiting when you are wearing earring?
If so, it is possible you are allergic to the metal in the earring you are wearing. Though some rash at the ear lobe is more common, systemic reaction cause rash elsewhere and nausea. Avoid wearing earring with this metal. ...Read more

10

10
What is a pimply rash on chest?

What is a pimply rash on chest?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. 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

11

11
What can be done for a chest rash?

What can be done for a chest rash?

Depends: It depends on the cause. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

12

12
What is the definition or description of: Rash on chest?

What is the definition or description of: Rash on chest?

Rash on chest: Rash (exanthem): is a lesion (s) which affects color/ texture/ appearance of skin. This skin eruption may have many possible causes- allergies, medical conditions/ diseases, hormones, or contact with damaging substances.
Rash of chest affects anterior thorax. ...Read more

13

13
13yrs. Son got raised hive-like rash on chest?

13yrs. Son got raised hive-like rash on chest?

Hives: It sounds as if you are having a dermatologic condition called urticaria. Urticaria is the medical terminology for hives. It is the bodies response to a certain stimulus, such as an allergy. The body will release histamine in response to a stimulus and histamine causes redness, swelling and itching. Other triggers of urticaria can be cold/heat, stress, medicines, or foods to name a few. ...Read more

14

14
What could cause the rash on chest upper back and neck?

What could cause the rash on chest upper back and neck?

Depends on the cause: Since many things can lead to a rash over those areas, the different etiologies require different treatment. Try seeing a doctor. ...Read more

16

16
Rash on chest area; only seen since a hour ago and few times through out the last couple of days. What could it be? Allergic reaction to something?

Rash on chest area; only seen since a hour ago and few times through out the last couple of days. What could it be? Allergic reaction to something?

Could be: Are they itchy? It is likely be allergy reaction. Sometimes could be hive. Check with your doctor is a good way. ...Read more

17

17
Hi I've had pain in the bottom of my back for months. The last few days I've had Constant pain between my shoulders neck and chest have rash on chest?

MSK w/ Rash: The pain in your back, neck, and shoulders are most likely related to a musculoskeletal issue and should be addressed by your doctor. The rash on your chest is unlikely related to the neck and shoulder pain, but shingles should be ruled out. Discuss with your doctor or send pictures. ...Read more

18

18
What could a rash on chest and belly be?

What could a rash on chest and belly be?

Too many possible: There are just too many rashes that it could be. Have it seen by the doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more

20

20
Strange rash on chest and moving to neck. Looks like squares then linking together on chest, not yet on neck. Ideads?

Strange rash on chest and moving to neck. Looks like squares then linking together on chest, not yet on neck. Ideads?

Rash: There are many possibilities for cause of this rash. Consider contact dermatitis with perfume or necklace or side effect of medication. If rash continues or gets worse then see your doctor or a dermatologist to make the diagnosis and give treatment. ...Read more

22

22
Sudden chest rash, causes, prevention and treatment?

Sudden chest rash, causes, prevention and treatment?

Describe: Please describe your sudden rash! You need to have it looked at for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

23

23
5 yr old female, positive strep test, has a chest rash and complains of itchiness...Suggestions to get her to stop scratching?

5 yr old female, positive strep test, has a chest rash and complains of itchiness...Suggestions to get her to stop scratching?

Strep test: It appears that your child has scarlet fever. I hope she is under treatment. Have her soak in colloid oatmeal baths to reduce the itching. ...Read more

24

24
Toddler on day 6 of 103 fever, pink pin hole type rash on chest&back. Can Roseola rash appear before fever breaks or only after?

Toddler on day 6 of 103 fever, pink pin hole type rash on chest&back. Can Roseola rash appear before fever breaks or only after?

See DR NOW: Get off the internet and take the child to a DR. Not an "urgent care" or convenience clinic. See your pediatrician or PCP or go to ER. High fever for 6 days may be something we need to treat and may be serious. ...Read more

25

25
Toddler on day 6 of 103 fever, pink pin hole type rash on chest&back. Can Roseola rash appear before fever breaks or only after?

Toddler on day 6 of 103 fever, pink pin hole type rash on chest&back. Can Roseola rash appear before fever breaks or only after?

Rash: roseola rash comes after the fever breaks
but this rash is worrisome
press on it if it does not blanch it is petichea and your child needs urgent attention
needs to be seen ...Read more

26

26
How do I know the difference between a regular rash and a rash related to HIV? Have what looks like a rash on chest. Never had sex before in my life.

How do I know the difference between a regular rash and a rash related to HIV? Have what looks like a rash on chest. Never had sex before in my life.

Rashes aren't: From HIV. human immunovirus weakens your immune system to allow infections to attack the body more easily. If you aren't sexually active (that includes oral sex) and don't do IV drugs then your risk of contracting HIV is unlikely. If a rash doesn't go away then see your dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

27

27
What causes pimply rash on chest arms legs back?

See a dermatologist: It is impossible to tell without being able to see the rash. See a dermatologist and then you will know. ...Read more

28

28
Red rash on chest and back. Not like acne. What should I put on it?

I don't know: Without more information, we can't recommend a specific treatment. You need to see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

29

29
Have a red rash on chest and lower back. What is it and do I have to go to urgent care to get remedy?

Have a red rash on chest and lower back. What is it and do I have to go to urgent care to get remedy?

Need a visit: A red rash can be due to many, many things. You need someone to look at your rash, and take your history to figure out the cause. Common causes can be a heat rash, medication reaction, plant sensitivity, reaction to soaps, laundry detergents. It could also be due to an underlying illness, either infectious or other. ...Read more

30

30
Rash-like, itchy, lumps/bumps. Mainly on back and neck. Starting to itch and rash on chest. Armpits itchy.

Rash-like, itchy, lumps/bumps. Mainly on back and neck. Starting to itch and rash on chest. Armpits itchy.

Allergic reaction: The severity of allergies varies and can range from minor irritation to anaphylaxis (shock) — a potentially life-threatening emergency. If your symptoms after starting a new medication, call the doctor who prescribed it immediately. If you are developing a breathing problems call 911. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
2,673 Doctors shared insights

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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,059 Doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more