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Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower  back and lower abdomen

Hive & rash: you have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...Read more

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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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My baby has a red rash on abdomen and upper back, not raised. He seems fine, not irritable. We introduced oatmeal today, can this be cause?

My baby has a red rash on abdomen and upper back, not raised. He seems fine, not irritable. We introduced oatmeal today, can this be cause?

Possibly: You may want to keep a calender of food offerings & the events that come up in the day or days afterward.This might be a food rash or something unrelated. The intensity is not worrisome if the child seems fine. You might exclude the oatmeal for a month and offer again. If the rash returns you know it is related & can nix (permethrin) it for sure. If not, then you won't have to avoid it. ...Read more

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Rash around the upper abdomen, should I be concerned?

Rash around the upper abdomen, should I be concerned?

See below: Rashes can be due to so many things and your description, unfortunately, is not specific enough to even guess as to what the rash is due to or a suggested treatment. If you are concerned, see you physician. ...Read more

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I have several red blotches on both breast and upper abdomen. They don't itch or hurt. Seem to be spreading?

I have several red blotches on both breast and upper abdomen. They don't itch or hurt. Seem to be spreading?

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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Rashes hi, i often have rashes on back, side, abdomen and sometimes face. Those rashes on the body are followed by marks that looks like a scratch with a nail and those on a face are just red and a bit swallowed spots. Rashes are very occasional. One doct

Rashes hi, i often have rashes on back, side, abdomen and sometimes face. Those rashes on the body are followed by marks that looks like a scratch with a nail and those on a face are just red and a bit swallowed spots. Rashes are very occasional. One doct

You : You should visit your primary care provider or an allergist to have allergy skin or blood testing done. In the meantime try benadryl, (diphenhydramine) if that works then you can be more confident that it is allergy related. Also consider new lotions, detergents or soaps that you may be using. Best of luck. ...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


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more