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Doctor insights on: Common Skin Rashes In Adults

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Are?Eczema or?Skin rashes common in toddlers?

Are?Eczema or?Skin rashes common in toddlers?

All age groups: Most often eczema has an onset before 5 years of age but it can occur at any age. Presentation and location of eczema can differ depending on age of onset. Slightly more common in females. A lot of children who had eczema will find that as they get older their eczema gets less severe. Some adults "grow out of" their eczema entirely. ...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


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Is it common for a gluten allergy to create skin rashes?

Is it common for a gluten allergy to create skin rashes?

Dermatitis w/celiac: Dermatitis herpetiformis is the classic skin rash described with celiac disease. It is an intensely itchy raised vesicular eruption symmetrically distributed on the arms, legs, trunk, neck, scalp, and buttocks. Less than 10% of celiac disease patients will have the skin reaction, but 80% of those with dermatitis herpetiformis have celiac disease. ...Read more

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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.

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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What are the most common types of skin rash in children?

What are the most common types of skin rash in children?

Skin rash: The most common causes in children are impetigo, scabies and lice. Appropriate diagnosis and appropriate therapy is curative. ...Read more

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Fever, headache, rash skin feels like sand paper in adult what is it?

Fever, headache, rash skin feels like sand paper in adult what is it?

Scarlet fever: Sounds like scarlet fever. It is a reaction to stre pinfection. See your doctor since the strep needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Are rashs common wth hashimotos? What can you do for them? I have hashmotos and I get a rash of dry skin on my hands and wrists after I wear my gloves

Are rashs common wth hashimotos? What can you do for them? I have hashmotos and I get a rash of dry skin on my hands and wrists after I wear my gloves

No: Rashes are not common with hashimotos. This could represent contact allergy to material in gloves. A small piece of lining of glove could be wet and applied to skin for 48 hours. It it e icons rah this would confirm contact allergy. ...Read more

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28/f, itchy skin all over body, no rash. Scared it could be lymphoma. Read its a common symptom. No dry skin, not allergic reaction. No other problems?

28/f, itchy skin all over body, no rash. Scared it could be lymphoma. Read its a common symptom. No dry skin, not allergic reaction. No other problems?

Get checked by Docto: Itching is common among normal healthy people. Most often it is due to dry skin which is very common in colder winter months(home heat make sit much worse). It is not a common symptom or lymphoma. So you can get that out of your mind. Use some oily lotions daily and it should settle down. If it gets worse/persists despite well oiled skin, then get a medical check up from your doctor. ...Read more

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Took my 14 month old to doc for fever and rash they did CBC differential which at the time showed basically that she may have a cold WBC was good. Shes gotten wors and rubs her head now not sure if its just a common headache or a sign of something else sh

Took my 14 month old to doc for fever and rash they did CBC differential which at the time showed basically that she may have a cold WBC was good. Shes gotten wors and rubs her head now not sure if its just a common headache or a sign of something else sh

Likely benign illnes: Most 24mo with fever & a rash will have one of many viral illnesses that occur at that age & most have many systems affected by the illness as it spreads through the system. Headache is common in febrile kids old enough to articulate the feeling. A normal CBC is good news & a good basic screen for bad germs. The process should improve gradually or seek a recheck if the kid seems to fade again. ...Read more

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How can skin rashes be treated?

How can skin rashes be treated?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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

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What to do about the rashes on my skin?

What to do about the rashes on my skin?

If they are : bothersome to you - have them checked by your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have multiple skin rashes, what to do?

See Your Doctor: Rashes can be caused by many things, meaning that there is not a single treatment. If you have rashes which persists or bother you, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for skin rashes?

Depends: The treatment or best thing to do is entirely dependent on the rash type. Different rashes are caused by different processes and therefore have different treatments. ...Read more

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I need some tips to remove the rashes of my skin..?

I need some tips to remove the rashes of my skin..?

Find the cause: "removing" a rash is aided greatly by knowing just what was the cause. This can be a challenge so seeing a dermatologist will be your best option. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what's more likely to cause skin rashes?

I'm curious as to what's more likely to cause skin rashes?

Many things: "rash" is a generic term for a red or discolored area of the skin that can be due to viral, bacterial, or fungal infection, or to other, non-infectious causes. A more specific answer can be given by your doctor after they see the rash and take a medical history from you. ...Read more

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How can one turn unsightly rashes back into clear, smooth skin?

How can  one turn unsightly rashes back into clear, smooth skin?

Rashes: You go to your dermatologist to have the cause of the rash diagnosed and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Why could my skin itch even though I don't see any rashes or bite marks?

Why could my skin itch even though I don't see any rashes or bite marks?

Itch: There are many causes of itch without a rash. Systemic causes include kidney failure, liver failure causing elevated levels of bile, blood disorders such as leukemia, lymphoma and iron deficiency. Thyroid disorders and diabetes also can cause itching. The most common cause however is dry skin and using a good moisturizing cream such as cetaphil or cerave and anti itch lotion like sarna can help. ...Read more

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My baby had white patches on her skin when her rashes healed. Do you know what it is?

My baby had white patches on her skin when her rashes healed.  Do you know what it is?

Hypopigmentation: Postinflammatory hypopigmentation is a common cause of acquired hypopigmentary disorders. It can be a result of cutaneous inflammation, injury or dermatological treatment. There are also many specific conditions that present with hypopigmentation other than postinflammatory hypopigmentation. Most cases of postinflammatory hypopigmentation improve spontaneously within weeks or months if the primary. ...Read more

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What are the causes many yrs. Ago the rashes of the wounds are still here in my skin.. What shoul i do?

What are the causes many yrs. Ago the rashes of the wounds are still here in my skin.. What shoul i do?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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

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