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Can I tell if a rash is dangerous by looking at it?

Can I tell if a rash is dangerous by looking at it?

Rashes: Basically the answer to your question is, "no". Making these diagnoses is the parlance of the dermatologist. Parlance of the lay patient is to bring the rash to us for analysis. The same is true with any bump or change in the skin of which you are unsure. ...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


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Could you tell me what is the most effective ointment for rashes?

Could you tell me what is the most effective ointment for rashes?

That would depend on: The cause of the rash. See your dermatologist for accurage diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can prevent from skin rashes ?

Can you tell me how i can prevent from skin rashes ?

Many possibilites: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How can you tell jock itch from other nonfungal rashes down there?

How can you tell jock itch from other nonfungal rashes down there?

Fungus: The difference between jock itch (tinea cruris)and non-fungal groin rashes is the presence (or absence) of fungus. It is a common condition that can be easy to clear up but it can also be easy to get again, like athlete's foot (tinea pedis). ...Read more

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My brother get rashes on body..why he getting rashes?please tell me sirs

My brother get rashes on body..why he getting rashes?please tell me sirs

Need more info: Too many types of rashes to help, see an MD/dermatologist to help. Bring with photos along with the who what when where of your brother's story. How long has he had it for, does it hurt, sting, itch, anything help or aggravate, any travel, any medications? ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to rid of my eczema rashes?

Can you tell me how to rid of  my eczema rashes?

Steroid creams: Steroid creams are the mainstay of treatment therapies that a doctor could prescribe to treat eczema. Other ways to treat may be to identify any causes of the eczema/dermatitis and subsequently decreasing the exposure. ...Read more

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Are lilies dangerous to humans? Any contact allergy rashes to it?

Are lilies dangerous to humans?  Any contact allergy rashes to it?

Yes: Lilies are toxic to humans, cats, dogs, and goats. Eating the leaves leads to kidney damage and failure and some species like the "lily of the valley" can also cause cardiac problems. As for contact allergies, as long as you wash your hands after contact, i would think you are safe. ...Read more

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What to do if rashes occur after constipation please tell an ointment?

What to do if rashes occur after constipation please tell an ointment?

Need examination.: Constipation will not cause any sort of rash, so something else is causing it. We can't recommend a treatment without knowing the cause, so let a dermatologist give you a precise diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have rashes on my hips due to long sitting please tell me how to cure it?

I have rashes on my hips due to long sitting please tell me how to cure it?

Usually either : irritation contact dermatitis or pressure dermatitis so try using pure cotton clothing, apply cornstarch to keep skin cool and dry, and hydrocortisone if actually rash appears. Make sure you get up and move around to avoid long pressure and excess heat. If not better see doc ...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