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Could My Itchy Red Rash Be Psoriasis
An autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...Read more
Dyshydrotic eczema: Dyshydrotic eczema is most likely. It causes severe itching, with small blisters around palms and fingers and eventually developing dry peeling eruptions in palm and fingertips. Stress is the most common cause, but may also be other unknown reason. Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis of hands may show the same /similar picture. Thus, material that your hands in contact with is the cause. ...Read more
Nursing son and have an itchy reddish bumpy rash on underside of breast. It gets itchy and looks like eczema or dermatitis. Could that be it?
Rash under breast: Without seeing the rash, the most likely is a yeast infection which is very easy to treat with over the counter anti yeast cream like Monostate and keeping the area dry. Try some baby powder after showers and after nursing. See your doctor if this does not solve the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
Contact sensitivity: My best guess is that you have a sensitivity to one of the ink components. ...Read more
Many possibilities: 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
Rash: Hives are a red, raised and intensely itchy rash that looks very similar to a mosquito bite. Each separate hive will last less than 24 hours although the sum amount of all hives can persist for a long time. Any rash is best diagnosed by a doctor actually visualizing the rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need to see a Doctor: Several things come to mind with this description. The most worrysome would be infection, but usually that is not itchy, but painful. Exposure to poison ivy, oak or sumac can certainly do this, as can other types of dermatological issues like numular psoriasis, dishidrotic eczema and Zoster (Shingles). Contact or allergic dermatits after use of neosporin or household cleansers. Insect bites, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!
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