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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: red or bluish purple) . The following also describes me: Skin swelling. What should I do?

I am experiencing  skin rash (quality: red or bluish purple) . The following also describes me: Skin swelling. What should I do?

See your doctor: skin rashes can be a sign of another problem, a side effect of a drug or due to drug-drug interaction or food-CT interaction. Kindly see your doctor who would know the medicines you are on and other health problems you might have, best wishes ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
2,616 doctors shared insights

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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My Son is experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy, red or bluish purple) . Eczema is diagnosed. what to do?

My Son is experiencing  skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy, red or bluish purple) . Eczema is diagnosed. what to do?

Follow a plan: Your doc should offer a plan for skin care that you will follow over several years. You manage eczema, you don't cure it, but it can be relatively well controlled.Food allergies are contributing factors in 1/3 to 1/2 of these patients so blood or skin food allergy tests may give you an idea of what may aggravate the condition. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, red or bluish purple) .

I am experiencing  skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, red or bluish purple) .

Allergy possible: You likely have an allergic reaction again. Please send a photo to help determine cause. Have you been checked for mastocytosis or eosinophilia or had a formal allergy skin test? This may be needed depending on severity. For now follow the "low inflammatory diet" at eyedoc2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped, flaking or scaling) wearing vinyl gloves?

I am experiencing  skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped, flaking or scaling) wearing vinyl gloves?

Should be examined: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. Generalized spots that itch may be part of an allergic reaction, an irritant or chemical reaction, an infection, or a disorder inside the body. "Generalized" means the rash is all over the body. Bluish or purplish spots may be blood spots. Sometimes, spots have unknown causes. Rashes at work may be due to chemicals in gloves, solvents, detergents, etc... ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped) . Brown spots on arms ?

I am experiencing  skin rash (quality: bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped) .
Brown spots on arms ?

Your description: applies to a number of skin problems but I would "vote for" FUNGAL cause. Sometimes SPECIFIC TREATMENT and sometimes ORAL ANTI-FUNGALS are indicated! In other words get it checked out as soon as practicable by your PCP who may want to refer you to a Board Certified Dermatologist!!! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy, red or bluish purple) around healing shin wound. ?

I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy, red or bluish purple) around healing shin wound. ?

Uncertain : This may be a reaction to whatever topical medications you placed on and around the wound . If not you can discuss it with your physician ...Read more

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What is it? I have skin rash (quality: blisters, bumpy, red or bluish purple) . The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation

What is it? I have skin rash (quality: blisters, bumpy, red or bluish purple) . The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation

Hard to tell: without physical examination it is difficult to diagnose your rash. See a doctor so they can get more information to correlate with the physical exam. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, bumpy, red or bluish purple) , fatigue, confusion (better by: with fluids) (worsened by...

I am experiencing  skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, bumpy, red or bluish purple) , fatigue, confusion (better by: with fluids) (worsened by...

Should be examined: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. Generalized spots that itch may be part of an allergic reaction, an irritant or chemical reaction, an infection, or a disorder inside the body. "Generalized" means the rash is all over the body. Bluish or purplish spots may be blood spots. Sometimes, spots have unknown causes. Rashes on the job can be from chemicals in gloves, solvents, detergents, etc... ...Read more

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I am experiencing aching muscles, little bit of cough (quality: with phlegm or mucus) and skin rash (quality: red or bluish purple) on my right arm?

I am experiencing  aching muscles, little bit of cough (quality: with phlegm or mucus)  and skin rash (quality: red or bluish purple) on my right arm?

You just need to: see a healthcare provider as the rash can be difficult to diagnose without it being examined properly. Muscle pain and cough generally point towards a viral infection of some sort, but if you have a rash then that introduces a bevy of other possibilities. Or the two things may be caused by separate conditions. Please see a healthcare provider. Thanks for trusting in healthTap. ...Read more

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Use monistat for vaginal itching, skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, red or bluish purple) , burning sensation, vaginal irritation?

Use monistat for vaginal itching, skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, red or bluish purple) , burning sensation, vaginal irritation?

Vaginal rash: Be checked. Your description of blisters would make you worry about herpes. The treatment for this is medication. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a purple skin rash on my upper outside thigh and very small dots of purple on my arm and stomach. It is not itchy or raised.

Purple skin rash: A purple skin rash and purple red dots may indicate a bleeding process. Please consult your physician soon especially if you are not feeling well or have a fever. ...Read more

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I have a rash-type patch of skin near the groin area and I don't know what it is. It doesn't itch, and is rough and dry. It is brown/purple-ish?

I have a rash-type patch of skin near the groin area and I don't know what it is. It doesn't itch, and is rough and dry. It is brown/purple-ish?

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at www.imgur.com the picture will be tagged with its own URL website You can resubmit the question to us again with the URL address listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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What can I do about small rash of purple/red pinprick size dots under skin?

What can I do about small rash of purple/red pinprick size dots under skin?

Be seen: It could be one of several things. You can have it checked by the doctor for a diagnosis and then discuss the possibly treatments. ...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