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Can Mildew Cause A Rash
Itchy, malodorous (smells like mildew) rash on left groin area. When I scratch the area, skin comes off easily in flakes. Antifung/bact has not worked?
You really need to: See your doctor or dermatologist for culture or evaluation with woods lamp. This may be an infection and require oral medication ...Read more
Rash with itchy hives on neck, chest, stomach and arms. I've been around mold and mildew. Can that make me break out like this?
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that can be itchy. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, 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
Appearance?: Does it itch, burn, weep, or wheal? How long does it stay? ...Read more
What are the causes many yrs. Ago the rashes of the wounds are still here in my skin. What shoul I do?
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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
I have been having rashes on my head for six years today. It comes and goes. What can be the cause.?
??: I WOULD RECOMMEND SEEING A DOCTOR.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi, First of all I saw this rashes or whatever they are just this week. It's a little rough but it is itchy but not all the times. But I think it is spreading I am unsure of the cause. But I have been thinking if its because of the towel I used for almost
Rash: Please see a dermatologist or your family doc. Beyond that, have you changed your brand of laundry detergent? Are you on medications that may have that as a side-effect? Do you have enough good oil in your diet, i.e., olive oil & coconut oil. This is especially important in cold winter months. Avoid skin products w/alcohol in them because it will dry the skin. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Sure!: Any new product you use on your skin, inc. Perfumes, detergents and fabric softeners, skin antibiotic ointments, as well as makeup, soaps, lotions, sunscreens & deodorants, has the potential to cause a local reaction, including a rash. It could be due to an allergic reaction or just to irritation from the product. Stop any new product if a rash develops and see if it goes away. Itchy? Benadryl! ...Read more
Rash: So many things cause rash. Skin is the largest organ in/on the body. To get the best diagnosis for a rash of any kind, it is recommended to have a doctor look at the rash to confirm and provide appropriate treatment based on the evaluation. Infections, irritation, allergy, medications, etc can all contribute to rash. ...Read more
Immune system alert: For some reason (often it is mysterious even with best efforts to identify the agent) some people's immune systems go into an emergency alert mode and send out defensive weapons to protect you from what it feels as a threat. Unfortunately, it usually is an over-reaction and causes more problems for you. If your dr agrees - a daily benedryl may help. Be ready with an epi-pin & 911 for emergency! ...Read more
Not all molds cause health problems but some are known to cause allergies, and some produce harmful mucotoxins which can cause serious health problems. But most of the molds in high concentration can cause adverse effect on human health.
The problems start when people inhale large quantity of airborne mold spores cause
resp. Prblems like cough, asthma, wheezing
eye irritation, nasa/sinus congestion, head. ...Read more