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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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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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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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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