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Dr. William Harris
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.

Dr. William Harris
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.

Herpes: Red, itchy, painful episodes of rash in the boxer shorts area is herpes until proven otherwise. Breakouts may occur during times of physical or mental stress. Treatment can include anti-virals, which may either be taken on an episodic or daily preventive basis. You can get a blood test that tells you whether it's hsv i or hsv ii. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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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


Dr. Jeff Livingston
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
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I get skin rashes with redness and itchiness in my butt and near my vagina every time i wear menstrual pad. What's wrong with me?

Dr. Jeff Livingston
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
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I get skin rashes with redness and itchiness in my butt and near my vagina every time i wear menstrual pad.  What's wrong with me?

Allergy: I have seen this many times. Usually the patient is having an allergic reaction to the adhesive material located on the pad. There are brands without adhesives but the easiest thing to do is to change to tampons. This solves the problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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I'm having itchy skin rashes, chills, swallon lymph nodes, nausea, low left stomach pain, fatigue body pain/joint pain hair loss, headaches, eye redness?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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I'm having itchy skin rashes, chills, swallon lymph nodes, nausea, low left stomach pain, fatigue body pain/joint pain hair loss, headaches, eye redness?

see a doctor: Then you should see a doctor, have tests done and determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Clear
Board Certified, Family Medicine
7 years in practice
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I keep having skin rashes appear. My skin becomes exceptionally itchy and once scratched the area becomes inflamed in red rings of different sizes.

Dr. Brian Clear
Board Certified, Family Medicine
7 years in practice
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I keep having skin rashes appear. My skin becomes exceptionally itchy and once scratched the area becomes inflamed in red rings of different sizes.

Sounds like hives: What you're describing sounds most like hives (urticaria) which is an allergic reaction to something typically in the air, not something directly contacting the skin. It's difficult to say with confidence though without photos or further description. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Board Certified, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
40 years in practice
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My friend has a skin rash, he said it started out small and just it started to spread. Red areas and is itchy. What kind of rashes could it be?

Dr. Katharine Cox
Board Certified, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
40 years in practice
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My friend has a skin rash, he said it started out small and just it started to spread. Red areas and is itchy. What kind of rashes could it be?

Multiple causes: If could be related to bites/scabies or may have started from something his skin came in contact with. Have your doctor examine it to make the diagnosis and begin proper treatment. All the best ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
56 years in practice
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What could possibly causing itchy/tingling/crawling skin sensation all over the body? No rash, redness, or dryness.

Dr. Donald Colantino
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
56 years in practice
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What could possibly causing itchy/tingling/crawling skin sensation all over the body? No rash, redness, or dryness.

Different causes: Generalized skin sensations like those may be seen with anxiety,diabetes,thyroid disease,deficiency of calcium,magnesium,electrolytes,vit b 12, toxic agents, prickly heat, intolerance of certain clothing material,etc. If symptoms persist, a neurologist is best qualified to evaluate,advise and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Do you think I'll need to seek a doctor advice and help if I have redness, rash and itchy skin?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Do you think I'll need to seek a doctor advice and help if I have redness, rash and itchy skin?

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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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Board Certified, Endocrinology
46 years in practice
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Everytime I eat sugar I got red rashes on skin & itchy feet . Not diabetic been tested ?

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Board Certified, Endocrinology
46 years in practice
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Everytime I eat sugar I got red rashes on skin & itchy feet . Not diabetic been tested ?

Rashes: If it is only when you eat sugar that you get rashes, stop taking sugar. That said there are many causes for rashes and itching. If you have not seen your doctor about this please do so. She/he may refer you to a dermatologist if needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Board Certified, Rheumatology
43 years in practice
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My skin gets itchy, when i scratch it, it turns to red spots. Like rashes. I don't have food allergies. What could this be?

Dr. Thomas Namey
Board Certified, Rheumatology
43 years in practice
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My skin gets itchy, when i scratch it, it turns to red spots. Like rashes. I don't have food allergies. What could this be?

Angioedema!: Some people with stress release histamine in the skin. When scratching occurs, red welts occur. Try combining an over the counter drug like Claritin and zantac (2x 75mg). I bet you get relief! ...Read more

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Dr. Cesar Sturla
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
30 years in practice
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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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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