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How do make the christmas tree rash go?

How do make the christmas tree rash go?

Pityriasis Rosea: It will go away on its own eventually. You can put Hydrocortisone 1% cream on the spots 2-3 times a day and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if they itch. We don't know the cause and because of that, don't have a cure. ...Read more

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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


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I need a good tea tree oil shampoo what are good ones? I have scaly itchy rashes on scalp causing hair loss and want to try tea tree!

I need a good tea tree oil shampoo what are good ones? I have scaly itchy rashes on scalp causing hair loss and want to try tea tree!

Tea tree: While tea tree oil has antiinflammatory properties , salicylic acid shampoo such as t-sal by neutrogena may be helpful for dry itchy scalp . See your dermatologist for the best treatment options. ...Read more

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My sister and i got a awful rash after cutting down a christmas tree..How do we treat this?

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My sister and i got a awful rash after cutting down a christmas tree..How do we treat this?

This: This may be due to allergic contact or irritant contact dermatitis caused by the christmas tree. Over the counter steroidal cream may help with the rash. If the rash is too extensive or don't go away in a few days consult a dermatologist to get treated. ...Read more

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What is best way to treat a spreading rash, contracted 7 days ago from a mangrove tree in the bahamas?

What is best way to treat a spreading rash, contracted 7 days ago from a mangrove tree in the bahamas?

Steroid pills,: Antihistamines (benadryl) and perhaps antibiotics are needed if there's suspicion of infection. See a dr there asap before it gets worse. Take care! ...Read more

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I caught ring worms from my toddler, I use tee tree oil on it and it looks like I developed a really bad rash, how can I fix this?

I caught ring worms from my toddler, I use tee tree oil on it and it looks like I developed a really bad rash, how can I fix this?

Tea Tree Rash: If you have the rash, then stop the tea tree oil! if the rash itches, take an oral antihistamine, take warm water baths with something like aveeno oatmeal (nfi), apply a soothing lotion like calamine lotion, and use a mild soap like cetaphil or dove. ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil good for scalp rash in kids?

Is tea tree oil good for scalp rash in kids?

Maybe: Tea tree oil does have anti-inflammatory aspects, but too much can be very irritating. Try a very small amount (few drops) diluted into a solution of fragrance-free shampoo for a few days. If it is getting worse, stop! good luck! ...Read more

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I'm trying to get rid of a rash. I use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (for itch), tea tree oil, and baby powder. Is this okay?

I'm trying to get rid of a rash. I use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (for itch), tea tree oil, and baby powder. Is this okay?

May need local stero: If the rash is due to allergy and is itchy, you can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but you may need some mild steroid cream for local application.Check it with your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I was DX with jock itch week ago. Took a zpack, clindamycin, tea tree oil 2x a day. I still have a rash how long is recovery how long until Ihave sex?

I was DX with jock itch week ago. Took a zpack, clindamycin, tea tree oil 2x a day. I still have a rash how long is recovery how long until Ihave sex?

Uncertain diagnosis: Well, I'm confused about why you would be given antibiotics for "jock itch" as that is a fungal skin rash. That can become infected with skin bacteria after it's been scratched at, but then you would still need an antifungal cream or oral antifungal medication to clear it up. Tea tree oil can also be irritating to that area of the body and cause allergic dermatitis. need to see MD ASAP no sex yet. ...Read more

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Climbed a pine tree to get a frisbee out now red rash all over my arm, back of neck. It burns. What can I do for it?

Climbed a pine tree to get a frisbee out now red rash all over my arm, back of neck.  It burns. What can I do for it?

Rash: 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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Mom has what seems a round red rash on inner arm. No contact whatsoever. What's this? Would tea tree oil be beneficial?She used creams.No use at all

Mom has what seems a round red rash on inner arm. No contact whatsoever. What's this? Would tea tree oil be beneficial?She used creams.No use at all

ROUND RED RASH ARM: ROUND RED RASH? HOW LONG? DOES SHE TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS? MANY MEDICATIONS CAN CAUSE ROUND RASHES. ANYTHING NEW? ...Read more

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Told to take b1 B6 and B12 by doctor. After 1 dose, 8 hours later got rash. I have Peanut/tree nut allergy. Safe to take if not on ingredient bottle?

Told to take b1 B6 and B12 by doctor. After 1 dose, 8 hours later got rash. I have Peanut/tree nut allergy. Safe to take if not on ingredient bottle?

B1: Flushing is a common side effect from vitamin B1- also known as thiamine. The effect tends to decrease with time. However, if B1 is absolutely needed, you may try a lower dose first then gradually work the dose up. ...Read more

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I developed a red itchy subsequently bumpy skin rash after using tea tree oil on toenails. The rash is on the top and between toes, now shiny.

I developed a red itchy subsequently bumpy skin rash after using tea tree oil on toenails.  The rash is on the top and between toes, now shiny.

Allergic reaction: It seems you may be allergic to the tea tree oil and it may have dripped on and between the toes causing the rash and itching. Discontinue using it and topically apply a cortisone cream. You can also take oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine). If this does not resolve, see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Rash on my inner thighs that will not travel to my penis. I have tried jock itch cream, tea tree oil soap, athlete foot spray. When scratched, area is very dry.?

Rash on my inner thighs that will not travel to my penis. I have tried jock itch cream, tea tree oil soap, athlete foot spray. When scratched, area is very dry.?

You state you : Have a rash, and you state you put athletes foot creams on it. Maybe, they don't get better because a rash is not a fungus. Usually, a rash is an inflammatory condition of the skin. You might want to try an over the counter cortisone cream. If no improvement see the dermatologist. ...Read more

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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