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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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How do I get rid of my skin rashes? I wash hands all day long at the hospital.

How do I get rid of my skin rashes? I wash hands all day long at the hospital.

Hand eczema: Hand dermatitis (also known as hand eczema) often results from a combination of causes, including genetic makeup (constitutional factors), injury (contact with irritants) and allergy. Hand dermatitis is seen in industries involving cleaning, catering, metalwork, hairdressing, healthcare. Treat with moisturizers like cerave cream or cutemol 4-6 times per day. And prescription cortisone. ...Read more

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I feel lethargic,have brittle toenails,get skin rashes often,am very thin & underweight,having a leg & back pain for a long time.Am I protein deficien?

I feel lethargic,have brittle toenails,get skin rashes often,am very thin & underweight,having a leg & back pain for a long time.Am I protein deficien?

Eval needed: You will need to be medically evaluated to determine the cause for these symptoms. The symptoms are of concern and merit assessment. ...Read more

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Can you get amoxicillin rash after you are no longer taking it?

Can you get amoxicillin rash after you are no longer taking it?

Amoxicillin rash: You can develope a rash to Amoxicillin even if you have been off the medication for two weeks. ...Read more

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How long can a skin drug related rash last?

How long can a skin drug related rash last?

Drug rash: It depends on what drug we are talking about. Some drug rash clear up overnight other may last much longer. ...Read more

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How long after taking antibiotics can you get a rash?

How long after taking antibiotics can you get a rash?

1st or 2nd dose: If you have had a treatment with the antibiotic at least once in the past, then an allergic reaction would usually happen on the first or second oral dose, the next time you take it. However, the rash can show up anytime. You can also get a rash from the germ being killed by the antibiotic or from a viral infection that you might have while taking the medication. ...Read more

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I've had a rash for seven weeks now. I had a biopsy done on the rash which concluded that it was a drug eruption or viral exathome? How long does this

I've had a rash for seven weeks now. I had a biopsy done on the rash which concluded that it was a drug eruption or viral exathome? How long does this

Rash: It would seem that a drug eruption or viral eruption should have disappeared by7 weeks, if there is no exposure anymore to what triggered the rash. I would go to get another opinion, but this time refuse the biopsy! ...Read more

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How to get rid of this long lasting rash just below mid chest?

How to get rid of this long lasting rash just below mid chest?

That depends on: What type of rash it is. You are best served through evaluation by your physician or dermatologist. Once the rash is identified a treatment plan can be developed. Take care. ...Read more

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