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What can cause rashes on the neck, around the breasts and on the handfolds?

What can cause rashes on the neck, around the breasts and on the handfolds?

Multiple agents: Rashes can occur due to irritation from soaps. Certain material in the clothes you wear or infection from fungus etc. It can also occur due to other causes. See your PCP that can help identify possible causes and give you some relief.
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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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What are possible causes of rashes on the neck, ampit, lower abdoment and thighs?

What are possible causes of rashes on the neck, ampit, lower abdoment and thighs?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Are red rashes on the sides and back of my neck caused by dry skin or sensitive skin?

Are red rashes on the sides and back of my neck caused by dry skin or sensitive skin?

Difficult: Hard to answer without more details and seeing the area.... In general dry and or sensitive skin can cause red patches on the neck. When the occur, see a dermatologist for evaluation and in the meantime you may try a Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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I have neck stiffness and rashes on hands & feet. Could this be caused by meningitis vaccination I received 2 days ago?

I have neck stiffness and rashes on hands & feet. Could this be caused by meningitis vaccination I received 2 days ago?

Unlikely: There are few things that produce a rash on the palms and soles, including syphilis and tick borne illnesses like rocky mountain spotted fever. This sounds like you should go to a doctor and be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can food allergies, including to cucumbers or berries, cause itchy rashes on neck, back, legs? (does not look like hives)

Can food allergies, including to cucumbers or berries, cause itchy rashes on neck, back, legs? (does not look like hives)

Rash: Your rash may or may not be related to food allergies and the foods you mentioned, especially cucumbers, are rarely associated with this type of rash. I think you need to have your rash examined to determine what it is. ...Read more

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What causes a brown dirt like rash on the front of my neck? Won't wash off?

What causes a brown dirt like rash on the front of my neck? Won't wash off?

Acanthosis nigracans: This is a condition where the pigment around the neck darkens. It can be a sign of type i diabetes. Show it to your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause a lace like rash to neck and chest?

What can cause a lace like rash to neck and chest?

Several things: Medication reaction, viral infection, sun exposure, contact allergy, autoimmune disease (ex. Lupus)... Just to name a few. ...Read more

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Causes of rash like bumps on the lower cheeks and neck?

Causes of rash like bumps on the lower cheeks and neck?

Rash: Could be hives but could also be irritant dermatitis from fabrics or the detergents or soaps.... But you should have it everywhere if that were the case. Likely hives. Simple initial treatment is otc antihistamine and possibly some anti-itch creams. ...Read more

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How can you treat a rash on an infants neck and what causes it?

How can you treat a rash on an infants neck and what causes it?

Depends on situation: Rashes are quite diverse in their origin & approach to treatment. Without looking at the rash or having you describe it in more detail, it is difficult to reccomend a rx. I would have it looked at if it seems to bother baby. Most infant rashes are transient & many self heal with simple bathing & avoiding aggravating lotions. ...Read more

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What could cause a rash on my neck/face?

What could cause a rash on my neck/face?

See your doctor: Your doctor will have to examine your skin personally to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes a rash with small bumps on my neck?

What causes a rash with small bumps on my neck?

Eval: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes rash on neck and chest? Itches

Many factors: Try to see what has changed — anew shirt, clothing that touches the neck area, new detergents, not rinsing off the laundry detergent properly, etc. If persists then seek help of a physician who can help control symptoms while a work up is started. ...Read more

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What could cause a rash all over my face and neck?

What could cause a rash all over my face and neck?

See your doctor: Your doctor will have to examine your skin personally to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause the rash on chest upper back and neck?

What could cause the rash on chest upper back and neck?

Depends on the cause: Since many things can lead to a rash over those areas, the different etiologies require different treatment. Try seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a recurring neck rash with severe nausea I'm a 45-year-old female

What causes a recurring neck rash with severe nausea I'm a 45-year-old female

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What is the possible causes for a severe burning sensation on the upper back and neck followed by a bumpy rash?

What is the possible causes for a severe burning sensation on the upper back and neck followed by a bumpy rash?

Shingles: There is a good possibility,with that history than you have Herpes Zoster or "Shingles" This is due to re-activation of the Chicken Pox virus in a nerve (nerves) where it causes a tiny chicken pox like "bump" in the skin at the end of the nerve.
There is medication for this disorder even after the rash breaks out so contact your Primary Care Physician for advice.
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What causes a rash on your hands, feet, face, neck and head?

What causes a rash on your hands, feet, face, neck and head?

Dermatologist: This would require an examination to try to diagnose. See your dermatologist. Take care. ...Read more

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I was taking digestive advantage probiotic and I got big rash on my neck can that be cause by the probiotics?

I was taking digestive advantage probiotic and I got big rash on my neck can that be cause by the probiotics?

PossibleUnlikely yet: How can one tell? Only way, as with most issues: perform a clinical trial. Write out plan on a calendar, e.g. 5-30 (7 works well for many issues) days taking (vs. the same period not taking) & repeat at least twice (3 times better). Track & record responses near end of each period. Issues are always fantastically complex; people (& Docs) routinely jump to false conclusions, thus: Clinical Trials. ...Read more

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My 2 year old daughter has a rash or scratchs on the back of her neck roughlly where the tag on clothes would meet. Wondering about possible causes?

My 2 year old daughter has a rash or scratchs on the back of her neck roughlly where the tag on clothes would meet. Wondering about possible causes?

Rash: Mostly it is the friction from the tags if they are rough. Also, sometimes she could be allergic to the tag material. Very difficult to tell exactly without examining the child. ...Read more

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Pencil-like red dots, cluster of 2 -4 appear then disappear in a hr. Cause itchiness and rash which then disappears. Have it a week now, neck, chest?

Pencil-like red dots, cluster of 2 -4 appear then disappear in a hr. Cause itchiness and rash which then disappears. Have it a week now, neck, chest?

Hives: These are likely hives (if they are raised). If it is induced by heat (hot shower, exercise etc) it is called cholinergic urticaria. However, we will need more details to venture an educated guess. ...Read more

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I have an itchy rash on my neck and head and the back of my neck has some swelling. What may be the cause.?

I have an itchy rash on my neck and head and the back of my neck has some swelling. What may be the cause.?

Needs to be checked: It needs to be evaluated as the rash is there can be few causes of this. Have you used any cream or ointment. See your doctor or a dermatologist
it could be a bug bites, skin infection like impetigo, sometimes the bug bites get infected as well. ...Read more

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Been itchy like crazy about 2weeks now. All around my chest, underarms, arms and neck. No rash just itch. What could be the cause?

Been itchy like crazy about 2weeks now. All around my chest, underarms, arms and neck. No rash just itch. What could be the cause?

Many causes: Itchiness (or pruritus) has many causes. It can be an allergic reaction to a medication, supplement, or food. It can be stress-related. Sometimes it can be due to dry skin. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can also rule out other underlying systemic causes such as kidney, liver, thyroid, or blood count issues. Though these are less likely given you are young. ...Read more

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What can cause an overnight itchy rash on my chest, arms and neck?

What can cause an overnight itchy rash on my chest, arms and neck?

Allergic reaction?: An itchy rash on chest, arms and neck could be due to an allergic reaction. If it suddenly occurred overnight, it is possible that is due to a reaction from something in the bed like bed bugs. Try OTC antihistamines (zyrtec, allegra) to see if rash resolves. If not, please see primary care provider. ...Read more

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What may cause a rash to form on my chest neck and back after breast augmentation?

Skin Reaction: A red, itchy rash over the chest and neck following breast augmentation is most likely the result of an allergic reaction to one of the medicines you are taking in the postoperative period... Most commonly pain medications or antibiotics. Occasionally, women may have a mild skin reaction to the solution used to prepare the skin for surgery, but a drug reaction is more likely. ...Read more

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Can breast implants cause neck rash?

No: Breast implants are made or silicone, and inert material. The medications associated to the breast implant surgery can cause a rash such as antibiotics, pain meds, etc. ...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