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Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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Can atarax cause skin rash on lower left abdomen, above waist line and about 3/4 of the way from belly button to left side? Should I be concerned?

Can atarax cause skin rash on lower left abdomen, above waist line and about 3/4 of the way from belly button to left side? Should I be concerned?

Possible: Nearly all drugs can cause a skin rash in a small % of people although this is not a common side effect of Atarax. I suspect that you might have started taking Atarax from an itchy skin condition and thus may be caused by something else. Skin involvement per se is bothersome but not life-threatening. Try topical hydrocortisone x a few days If problem persists, see dermatologist ...Read more

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I just noticed I have a rash between my legs, on my belly (near my belly button) and my arms near the armpits. What could cause this?

I just noticed I have a rash between my legs, on my belly (near my belly button) and my arms near the armpits. What could cause this?

New soap?: If you have begun any new detergents, fabric softeners, deodorant, soaps, lotions, perfumes, etc. stop them, it may be due to that. Either way, whenever you have a skin problem, (or a cough, cold, runny nose, etc) avoid fragrances and aerosols, and go fragrance and aerosol free till symptoms are gone. These products are respiratory tract and skin irritants. If your rash does not go away see MD. ...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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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 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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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 the 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 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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I have rashes on my face. But don't know the cause?

I have rashes on my face. But don't know the cause?

Face Rash: Rosacea (ro-za-she-uh) is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition of adults that looks somewhat like acne. It causes redness in the face and produces either small red bumps or pus-filled bumps. There are many other causes of facial rashes, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes rashes that look like welts? In toddlers

Urticaria: It is usually due to an infection somewhere in the body. The second most common cause would be an allergy to something. ...Read more

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Is there some weird thing that would cause elbow rashes in particular?

Is there some weird thing that would cause elbow rashes in particular?

Eczema : Eczema and psoriasis are common but there are other diseases that could be causing this. ...Read more

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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


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