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Cellulitis Mrsa Lupus On Arm
Diagnosed on 3/10 with an infection subcutaneous tissue, bacterial and impetigo on face. Given augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). now have a peri cyst and calf stiff. ?
I had an allergic reaction to bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) on 1/11/14 (swollen lips and rashes on abdomen & back arm). I was given doxycycline hyclate. Rash became bumps?
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): If you meant that the rash was progressing without interruption despite switching to doxycycline, i would venture that the rash is just from the progression of the sulfa rash since the process will likely last for a week or two. Beware of sunlight exposure from doxycyline which may give a nasty sunburn for some people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
History of respiratory infection, joint pain, tingling extremities, rash on wrist/hand/ankles/top of feet. Negative RA & ana. Elevated sed. Thoughts?
Boil on leg busted. More bumps appeared on genitals. 2 diff doctors say staph does not look like herpes. Culture shows herpes. Could this be wrong?
Can bactroban (mupirocin) cause rash on buttocks-i have scant MRSA perianal area. On doxycycline- also using bact waiting for 2nd culture to rule out yeast/fungus?
Doubt it: Cpx is a rash that generally starts around the neck and face before spreading elsewhere.The pox starts as a small bump that quickly becomes a blister about 2X the size of a BB shot ,ruptures and begins to dry all in the space of 12 hrs.They come up in waves of half a dozen or more.Your description does not bear any resemblance to this. ...Read more
Would lupus panniculitis on my thigh and shin cause my groin lymph nodes to swell? (Not big but small almond size swelling). History of discoid lupus
Purple pimple in area of panty line/ pubic hair. Saw derm immed. He dx small furuncle. Rx'd Bactroban (mupirocin). Read boils in groin DANGEROUS. Scared! MRSA?
Painful skin infection on ears neck face arms chest & back. Open wound type rash. Constant draining burning itching. Tests ruled out staph. What is it?
Positive ANA w/1.80h bloodwork ok loosing hair, patches bald, leg tightness,butterfly rash on face, sun reaction, eyelids peeling, no tears, lupus?
Fatigue, joint pain, occasional red rash on face, positive ANA (twice), C3 is 73 and C4is 14. Could it be lupus?
Maybe: The real question is "Should we TREAT you for lupus with godawful high-power medications when you probably don't have it?" People with a clinical picture like yours usually have all this stuff go away after a while. Get seen by a specialty dermatologist for the rash; rosacea can mimic lupus. Ignore low-titer ANA's. Think about getting back to that fitness-focused lifestyle you had as a teen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: See your primary care doctor or a dermatologist and then you will know. ...Read more
Pustular rash face/chest when on antibiotics (sinuses) doc said rare skin reaction. Could it have been shingles? Rash going away once med stopped
AGEP?: Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis? Few other true drug-related adverse reactions result in general pustular rash. This can be a non-specific reaction (can occur with several unrelated drugs) and may be related to complicating underlying inflammatory condition. See Immunologist to review/assess the reaction and to better define future risk. Not advisable to simply avoid the med in future ...Read more
Daughter and I have itchy/pus rash, started on my arms, hers on face. Her dr diagnosed pityriasis rosea. Using contaminated water/septic cause rash?
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