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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?

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

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


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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?

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?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It's difficult to find the cause of hives. ...Read more

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What causes rashes on the laps?

What causes rashes on the laps?

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

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What causes rashes on clitoris?

What causes rashes on clitoris?

Rash: Rash on clitoris may be caused by an infectious process, either fungal or bacterial. ...Read more

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What causes rashes on palms and soles?

What causes rashes on palms and soles?

Eczema: It could be eczema or warts, or an allergic reaction to something. Rashes are best treated in person so the doctor can see and feel to determine what it is. ...Read more

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Does food cause rashes on body and face?

Does food cause rashes on body and face?

Absolutely: Sorting out food allergies can be tough. Both serologic and skin testing can be done. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what's more likely to cause skin rashes?

Many things: "rash" is a generic term for a red or discolored area of the skin that can be due to viral, bacterial, or fungal infection, or to other, non-infectious causes. A more specific answer can be given by your doctor after they see the rash and take a medical history from you. ...Read more

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What might cause random breakouts of rashes throughout the day?

What might cause random breakouts of rashes throughout the day?

I kno some: Vasomotor causes as a reaction to stress embarasment. Sun can cause them in some on certain drugs. Also some have a disease called pyphoria.)not sure of the sp). Some mild, some cases are serious. ...Read more

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What are the causes many yrs. Ago the rashes of the wounds are still here in my skin. What shoul I do?

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

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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

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

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Could face exfoliators cause rashes?

Could face exfoliators cause rashes?

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

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What causes random rashes?

What causes random rashes?

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

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What causes blisterd rashes?

What causes blisterd rashes?

Many things: Such can b due 2 second degree burns, infection esp viral, as well as allergic react. To ingested or topical chemicals/drugs. ...Read more

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What kind of rashes do levofloxcin causes?

What kind of rashes do levofloxcin causes?

Skin rash: Can be anything from red prickly rash from head to toe to hives. Some hives more serious and need interruption of medication and medical attention as canberra life threatening. ...Read more

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Will HPV cause rashes?

Will HPV cause rashes?

Yes: Hpv causes warts. The warts can be on the skin or on mucous membranes. They can also be internal, such as on the vocal cords or cervix. ...Read more

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What causes rashes/hives?

What causes rashes/hives?

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

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Can dry skin cause rashes?

Can dry skin cause rashes?

Dry skin: It does not cause rashes but scales. If you scratch then it will develop some time. Moisturizing cream or lotions will be helpful. ...Read more

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Can circumcision cause rashes?

Can circumcision cause rashes?

No reason why: Unless subject reacts to any antibiotics which may have been prescribed, or reaction to any skin sterilization substance or dressing, or allergic reaction to any suture material used. ...Read more

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Do smoking causes rashes on the face?

Do smoking causes rashes on the face?

Possibly: Whether smoking can cause a rash on the face may depend upon what you are smoking and when the rash is appearing. ...Read more

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Rashes cause by glucophage (metformin)?

Rare: Skin reactions to metformin have been reported, but are uncommon. Try stopping rx and then restarting at low dose after rash resolves if you can't find another more likely cause. ...Read more

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Will the urethritis cause skin rashes?

Will the urethritis cause skin rashes?

Reiter's syndrome,: Now called reactive arthritis, can be associated with urethritis and skin rashes may occur with this. Skin rash as a result of antibiotic allergy can also occur. Best to check these possibilities with your doctor. ...Read more

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Do cholesterol medication cause red rashes?

Do cholesterol medication cause red rashes?

Rash: Virtually any medicine can cause rash. It isn't particularly common w. Ith most cholesterol meds. ...Read more

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What health problems can mildew and mold cause?

What health problems can mildew and mold cause?

Allergies&respirator: 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

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