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Could a diffuse, itchy, scarlatiniform itchy rash and pharingytis indicate primary HIV infection? I have not had intercourse, just "dry humping" with my girlfriend.

Could a diffuse, itchy, scarlatiniform itchy rash and pharingytis indicate primary HIV infection? I have not had intercourse, just "dry humping" with my girlfriend.

NOT HIV.: Nope. Absolutely not. Hiv is actually hard to get. You have to have direct fluid to fluid contact with semen or blood. Hiv does not live outside the body well if at all. From what you describe I do not see it being any std. ...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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does tablet sinarest causes any rashes on skin?

Maybe: Any type of oral medication can cause rashes on the skin. ...Read more

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Do certain baby formulas cause fewer diaper rashes?

Do certain baby formulas cause fewer diaper rashes?

Diaper rash: To prevent a diaper rash, the common recommendation is to change a baby's diaper as often as it is dirtied. If your baby does not tolerate a formula, he/she can develop diarrhea that can cause a diaper rash. ...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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What can cause non-itchy rashes to develop all over the body?

What can cause non-itchy rashes to develop all over the body?

Narrow it down: I want to help but this description could include several chapters in a dermatology text book. A photo or visit to the doctor can help narrow it down. Answers to questions like timing, duration, shape of the lesions, flat or raised, scaly or greasy, tenderness, medications are some of the clues that can provide clues. ...Read more

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Can starting or stopping methimazole cause rashes on your body?

Can starting or stopping methimazole cause rashes on your body?

Yes: Methimazole can cause a rash in the body. Hyperthyroid can also cause a rash in the body so starting or stopping this medication can cause rash. ...Read more

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What causes my baby to have scaly red rashes during the winter?

What causes my baby to have scaly red rashes during the winter?

Atopic Dermatitis: What you are describing is probably atopic dematitis or "eczema". This is a dry sensitive skin type that can be affected by dry winter air. Simple measures include no soap, bathe every 2-3 days only, daily moisturizer like curel. In some cases, medications are necessary/helpful. Consult your pedi. ...Read more

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What could cause burning sensations and rashes after lovemaking?

What could cause burning sensations and rashes after lovemaking?

Irritation: It may be from skin friction causing irritation. See your dermatologist to get correct diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more

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Can toxins and gall baller problems cause red ichy rashes on face?

Can toxins and gall baller problems cause red ichy rashes on face?

What toxins? ...: Many things might cause this. If you want the best chance for help, see a dermatologist. ...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

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