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Can adults get fifth disease without face rash?Last week had cold symptoms now for a week i've had red blotchy rash on arms and legs, worse in heat

Can adults get fifth disease without face rash?Last week had cold symptoms now for a week i've had red blotchy rash on arms and legs, worse in heat

Parvovirus B-19: Yes, you can have fifth disease without developing a facial eruption. That does not mean that you have this, but that this presentation is possible. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Rash On Face (Definition)

Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more


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2 and 4 yr old siblings always have rash on face/body. Usually cheeks/limbs, top of feet. Worse w/heat and sun. Raised, red, warm, blotchy, not itchy

2 and 4 yr old siblings always have rash on face/body. Usually cheeks/limbs, top of feet. Worse w/heat and sun. Raised, red, warm, blotchy, not itchy

Based on D history: You've given, heat rash is the primary consideration. It could be from skin sensitivity to the sun or from blood vessels opening up with increased blood flow after sun exposure. Get them checked also for allergic, atopic and contact dermatitis. Best wishes! .http://www.m.webmd.com/children/skin-rashes-in-children-treatment. ...Read more

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What is this blotchy rash on my face?

What is this blotchy rash on my face?

Pityriasis Alba: Most commonly it's a condition called pityriasis alba, a flaky dry white patches on face. However, fungal infection or vitiligo may cause the similar "rash", consult your dermatologists. ...Read more

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My child has a slight fever and a light rash on face. What are these symptoms of?

My child has a slight fever and a light rash on face. What are these symptoms of?

Viral exanthum: Rashes associated with fever in children are often caused by viral infections. We call these 'exanthums'. These rashes are generally harmless and go away when the infection resolves. Rashes associated with very high fevers, lethargy, rapid progression, vomiting or other concerning symptom require immediate evaluation. Rash associated with sore throat can be Strep infection & requires Rx meds. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my child has a slight fever and a light rash on face what could it be?

What do you suggest if my child has a slight fever and a light rash on face what could it be?

Viral exanthum: Rashes associated with fever in children are often caused by viral infections. We call these 'exanthums'. These rashes are generally harmless and go away when the infection resolves. However, rashes associated with very high fevers, lethargy, rapid progression, vomiting or other concerning symptom require immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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Whenever I'm hot I have a red blotchy rash appear on my chest. Sometimes it will occur on my shoulders and face. What is this?

Whenever I'm hot I have a red blotchy rash appear on my chest. Sometimes it will occur on my shoulders and face. What is this?

See your physician: This is vasodilatation - a local body response to try to dissipate heat. It may e a response to a medication. Occasionally, it represents a chemical response to a serious medical problem. Even when no cause can be found, treatment is available to decrease the dilatation and flushing. You need to see your physician so he/she can evaluate the situation, clarify it and treat it. ...Read more

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Can baby rash on face be caused be fabric softener?

Can baby rash on face be caused be fabric softener?

Fabric softener: Fabric softener can cause rashes on areas in contact with clothing or cloth diapers or baby blankets. I recommend avoiding any extra softeners or fragrances in washing babies' en.sembles ...Read more

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Rash on face, arms n neck on 35 day old baby. Developed 2 weeks after birth. Stopped using prescrb'd Mylocort-aquas mix. Nw using medicated Aquas. Seems 2 b clearing thoug face feels a bit rough. Is this something 2 b alarmed abt? His Paed thinks not

Rash on face, arms n neck on 35 day old baby. Developed 2 weeks after birth. Stopped using prescrb'd Mylocort-aquas mix. Nw using medicated Aquas. Seems 2 b clearing thoug face feels a bit rough. Is this something 2 b alarmed abt? His Paed thinks not

Baby acne: Baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not respond, but within 1-3 weeks after birth they break out for many weeks until the hormone levels drop & the acne disappears. Keeping the skin clean ; avoiding irritating soaps helps.It has no relationship to allergy. If it persists > 3mo needs eval ...Read more

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9-month-old baby has splotchy rash on face, arms, legs but not on torso. Could this be a contact rash?

9-month-old baby has splotchy rash on face, arms, legs but not on torso. Could this be a contact rash?

Yes: Certainly if the rashy area had a unique exposure where the clothing protected the torso. ...Read more

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4 mo. Baby has rash behind ear. Raw, red and oozing sticky clear liquid. Rash on face too. What should I use on it? Eczema? Has cradle cap too.

4 mo. Baby has rash behind ear. Raw, red and oozing sticky clear liquid.  Rash on face too.  What should I use on it?  Eczema? Has cradle cap too.

Like this? : Seborrheic dermatitis ("cradle cap") can spread to the face, eyelashes ; behind ears. It can be treated by using z-tar or other anti-dandruff shampoo. Lather up a fingertip's worth, shampoo ; rinse thoroughly. If the scalp is red for more than a few moments, discontinue use. If it looks infected or is very itchy, see her pediatrician for other treatments (miconazole or mild hc creams). ...Read more

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My baby has fever blister on tongue n redness of gums n 2 pimple lik rash on face with v poor appetite?

My baby has fever blister on tongue n redness of gums n 2 pimple lik rash on face with v poor appetite?

Maybe herpetic virus: If you or someone close to the baby has herpes -- cold sores, etc. Then it is possible that your baby has gotten them. What you described is consistent with a primary (1st time) herpetic infection. Get to the pediatrician asap for diagnosis and any treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: rash on face?

What is the definition or description of: rash on face?

Various descriptions: Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can irish spring cause rash on face?

Can irish spring cause rash on face?

Yes: Irish spring has fragrance that you could be reactiing to and could also just be drying out your skin. Try a milder, moisturizing soap without perfume in it such as dove bar. ...Read more

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Can I use benedryl for rash on face?

Can I use benedryl for rash on face?

You can try: You can try. Depending on what is the cause of facial rashes, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might work completely or not. Anti-histamine works well for hives, other than that, it only relieve itchiness. You should go see a local doctor or your rashes persist. ...Read more

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Rash on face from waxing what can I do ?

Rash on face from waxing what can I do ?

Time will Heal: As long as there is no pus or increasing swelling one just has to give the skin time to heal. I would also ask the person waxing you to use clean or new wax. ...Read more

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Bad rash on face and back. Is it heat related?

Bad rash on face and back. Is it heat related?

Don't know: This rash needs 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

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Mysterious & sudden skin rash on face. I don't know how this happened. Help?

Mysterious & sudden skin rash on face. I don't know how this happened. Help?

Mystery: The mystery will remain until someone looks at the rash and identifies the problem. You should see a doctor to examine you and elucidate the problem. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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