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Coccyx Rash Symptoms
Rash: Need to see a picture of it. Perform a virtual consult ...Read more
Can mono cause high liver enzymes, itchy skin (no rash), gallbaldder thickening, pain in lower abdomen and upper lower back and anxiety? This sysptoms started 2 months postpartum.
Partly: See your doctor for work up to get the exact answer. ...Read more
I have rashes on my lower back, shoulders, abs and inside of my thighs, also ring worm on hand, what does this mean? (the rashes aren't visable)
29f few bumps in nose. Have grown into large white masses over a week. Swollen lymph, small patchy rashes, lower back pain. Should I be seen?
Nasal polyps?: I'm having some trouble visualizing your description, but maybe you have nasal polyps? Regardless, a physician needs to evaluate you and examine the nose. Enlarging mass in the nasal cavity should be seen, particularly in the context of changing lymph nodes, should be seen. I suspect nasal polyps and/or infection may be the cause and both require treatment. ...Read more
Rash: One of the options to evaluate a rash is to see a photo of the rash. You may consider sending a photo of the rash for evaluation by a Healthtap physician ...Read more
Get it Checked!: Pain located in a specific skin distribution followed by a rash can be associated with shingles so get it checked. ...Read more
I have a flat, reddish rash that started on one side of my chest then moved to the other, and then to my lower back. Is it common rosea? If not, what?
Many possibilities: If you mean rosacea, that would be an uncommon distribution for it. Possibilities include eczema (if it itches), ringworm (if it doesn't), an allergic response to something you came in contact with, and many other less common things. A dermatologist can give you a precise diagnosis after directly examining the rash. ...Read more
I have a rash that first appeared on my chest after taking penicillin now its on my lower back and seems to spreading up my shoulders should I worry?
Fever with rash: Without a picture, it would be really hard to diagnose this. If you have had immunizations for measles, mumps and rubella - that's NOT what you have. But there are many other diseases that are associated with a fever - chicken pox, Lyme disease, exotic illnesses if you have traveled, etc. Because you have a fever with this rash, I would recommend that you actually go in to see a doctor. ...Read more
Hard to tell: Without seeing the rash. If you have a picture you can use HealthTap prime consultation service or sign up for HealthTap Concierge. With both, we can see the pictures you upload. Or see your local PCP so they can examine the rash more closely. ...Read more
Experiencing an itching burning and popping sensation on my lower back. I do not have a rash there. What could this be?
Back pain: This could be back injury. Please see a doctor. ...Read more
I had a pink rash on my lower back I had a glass on and put a lot of pressure on it and it fades. I am so worried if its meningitis.
I have just recently had what appears to be a type of rash pop up on the mid portion of my lower back, just right above the buttocks.
Rash: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
I had a pink rash on my lower back. I had a glass on and put pressure on it and it fade. I am so worried if its a sign of meningitis.
I have a weird rash on my inner thighs, my lower back it grows very very slowly in diameter it's only the outer edge of the rash is red and raised?
What is the minimum time and maximum effictive exercise that helps reduce lower back pain or fix the probleme over time that caused by disc eruption?
Impossible 2 answer-: -each case is different. If U have a herniated disk & R very symptomatic, a spine surgeon is who U should B Cing, Exercises will not make it better, epidural steroids can give relief but is usually not long lasting. Eventually if it interferes with quality of life, surgical option can B the answer. From a micro diskectomy to fusion or disk replacement R all on the table until U C a spine surgeon, ...Read more
What is the reason for burning rash with blusters spreading quickly around lower back and near groin?
MAYBE SHINGLES: Get seen=you may have shingles (zoster) rash! . It first presents as severe burning pain then quickly turns into a blistery rash (generally on only 1 side of the body). Early treatment may help prevent post-herpetic neuralgia --a painful complication. Hope you are better soon! ...Read more
I have a bubbly blistery rash on my lower back a bit like cold sores, very painful and itchy. What could this be?
Herpes simplex I: Cold sores, are contagious and usually occur outside the mouth, appearing as small red blisters on the lips, chin, cheeks, or in the nostrils. Also known as fever blisters, 95-percent of recurrent cold sore outbreaks are caused by type 1 herpes simplex virus, not the type 2 strain that can cause genital herpes. ...Read more
Hello my husband has a rash across his lower back going to his leg it looked like posion ivy but did not itch him now his lower back is in pain?
Rash/pain = shingles: Your brief description makes me think immediately of shingles, a painful rash. It can be treated with anti-viral medicines, but they have to be started within 48-72 hrs to make much difference. The medicine can shorten the duration of the rash and help make it less painful. One of our Healthtap doctors may be able to help him with this. ...Read more
My 6 month old daughter has started a rash on her lower back, we don't think it is a heat rash because it only got worse when she ate her food?
Doctor can examine: Rashes are very hard to describe, so usually have to be examined to tell what they really are. One's primary care doctor can help decide if and when a rash needs to be looked at. If a child is acting totally normal, and only has a faint rash, parents can usually wait a day to see what will happen. If the skin is getting blood spots, forming blisters, breaking open, etc..., an ER doctor can check. ...Read more
I have a band of a rash on my lower back consisting of many small blisters. They are red and the rash is spreading. It is quite painful as well?
Sounds like shingles: If your "rash" on you lower back follows a dermatome-- sounds like you may have "shingles". Which is re activation of chickenpox (varicella zoster virus). Very painful. You should get seen to make sure what this is. If it's shingles, you can get an anti viral which will help aid in healing. Go to an urgent care if you don't have a doc. ...Read more
Variety of causes: The "zits" description leaves a lot to the imagination. This could be bites (flea, ant), yeast (candida albicans), hives (allergic) or a mild skin infection from skin germs, or bites originally that became infected later. If these do not fade over a few days and or continue to enlarge or incrase in number, an office evaluation is worth while. ...Read more
Sciatica pain for 2 months consistently. Now a pink rash on lower back and buttocks. What could this be?
I've been feeling like a rash on my leg and now it spread to my lower back, it is under the skin and very uncomfortable when I touch it. I can't see it?
See Dermatologist: It is nearly impossible to make a diagnosis of a skin eruption without looking at the area. Seek help of a dermatologist in your area. ...Read more
Hallo, recently I noticed a pink, not itchy rash on my lower back (looks almost like acne) but it's exactly in the middle of my lower back. What can?
Can't tell: You need to be seen, either your doctor or a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis, a virtual consult on HealthTap may be an option too, good luck ...Read more
I have a skin irritation or a rash on my back that is spreading. Is there a cream or ointment I should use? The rash started on my upper back and spread to my lower back
This: This is very challenging to answer without a clinical examination so I would recommend you see a dermatologist. It could be many possibilities, including tinea versicolor (common on the back), eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, folliculitis, fungal infection, or other possibilities. Read more about these conditions at the link below. I hope that helps a little! ...Read more
Itchy back: You might be allergic to your shampoo or another hair care product. Without a medical exam it would be difficult to say. Consider using only a non sensitizing shampoo such as free and clear and avoid other treatments. If that doesn't work seek out a board certified allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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