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Dr. Antoanella Calame
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Spontaneously red rashes on skin, itching and burning sensation ?

Dr. Antoanella Calame
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Spontaneously red rashes on skin, itching and burning sensation ?

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

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


Dr. Ernest Degidio
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Burning sensation on skin of upper arm/shoulder for 2 weeks, but nothing there, skin looks completely normal. No rashes or other symptoms. What is it?

Dr. Ernest Degidio
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Burning sensation on skin of upper arm/shoulder for 2 weeks, but nothing there, skin looks completely normal. No rashes or other symptoms. What is it?

Neuropathy: Sounds like a nerve problem, so we'd call it neuropathy. It can be caused by anything damaging a nerve. Shingles or herpes can do this, but if it has been going on for 2 weeks I'd expect there to be spots or bumps or something showing on the skin by now. It can also be caused by your immune system attacking the nerve or by the nerve being pinched in your spine or elsewhere. See your doc for help. ...Read more

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Dr. John Rhoades
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I'm having acidic stool for a month with a burning sensation intermittently in the stomach. Also some skin rashes devoloped in the past month. Advice?

Dr. John Rhoades
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I'm having acidic stool for a month with a burning sensation intermittently in the stomach. Also some skin rashes devoloped in the past month. Advice?

See Gastroenterolog: This could be caused by a variety of problems. You will need further history, exam and labs to make a Dx. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Jackson
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Burning sensation on skin of my back, sensitive to touch, and clothes, without rash or redness.

Dr. Robert Jackson
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Burning sensation on skin of my back, sensitive  to touch, and clothes, without rash or redness.

SSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
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I have a burning sensation of skin. No rash. What's going on?

Dr. Michael Fisher
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I have a burning sensation of skin. No rash. What's going on?

Paresthesia: Paresthesia refers to a burning or prickling sensation that is usually felt in the hands, arms, legs, or feet, but can also occur in other parts of the body. The sensation, which happens without warning, is usually painless and described as tingling or numbness, skin crawling, or itching.Chronic paresthesia is often a symptom of an underlying neurological disease or traumatic nerve damage. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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My skin has a burning sensation but there is no rash. What can I do?

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Burning: See an internist or dermatologist to rule out shingles which can present without a rash. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark McGranahan
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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My son has a burning sensation on his skin under his arm but no rash. Very painfultothe touch?

Dr. Mark McGranahan
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My son has a burning sensation on his skin under his arm but no rash. Very painfultothe touch?

Several options...: For burning sensation. May be from injury, oncoming shingles flare, or early infection. Would see your doctor if this persists or worsens or of there are any other concerns such as fever. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Pasquale Brancazio
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Can chiari malformation cause burning sensation of the skin leading to rash?

Dr. Pasquale Brancazio
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Can chiari malformation cause burning sensation of the skin leading to rash?

No: A Chiari malformation cannot cause your rash. I would see your physician or a dermatologist determine the cause of your rash. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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F/23 burning sensation in upper chest, radiating heat. worse when at rest. skin on chest very sensitive/irritated, no rash. has lasted on/off ~5days?

Dr. Julie Abbott
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F/23 burning sensation in upper chest, radiating heat. worse when at rest. skin on chest very sensitive/irritated, no rash. has lasted on/off ~5days?

Anxiety vs....: Something! It is often hard to understand how feeling stress or anxious could cause skin symptoms such as these, but in a young person your age, that is the most likely cause. HOWEVER, the significant disease causes of this are in the connective tissue disease realm: lupus, scleroderma, dematomyositis, cryoglobulinemia, rheumatoid arthritis. Reduce stress, observe, see doc in 2 weeks if persists ...Read more

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Dr. Tara Passow
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Skin on Left forearm and upper part by shoulder sensitive to touch. It has a burning sensation even when not touched. Not red no rash What could it be?

Dr. Tara Passow
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Skin on Left forearm and upper part by shoulder sensitive to touch. It has a burning sensation even when not touched. Not red no rash What could it be?

Nerve irritation?: Sounds like a nerve could be irritated. My main concern is if this could be an early sign of shingles. Sometimes there will be pain before the clustered blisters show up. Shingles affect a cutaneous nerve on one side of body, so pain and blisters usually extend from spine to midline on front of body. Any nerve, from head-to-toe col be affected. If blisters develop, I'd see a doc ASAP for antiviral ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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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