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How to treat a recurring itchy rash on stomach?

How to treat a recurring itchy rash on stomach?

Hydrocortisone cream: Try Hydrocortisone cream 2-3 times a day. If that is not helping after a few days then see a doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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Fungal infection on foot. Present 8+ yrs. Comes on as blisters, fades over time. I used terbinafine for 9mo. Worked but infections back. What to do?

Fungal infection on foot. Present 8+ yrs. Comes on as blisters, fades over time. I used terbinafine for 9mo. Worked but infections back. What to do?

Infection from withi: You may need an oral antifungal medication to kill the infection from within. In addition, you should get your feet examined to make sure you don't have a bacterial superinfection. Third, disinfect all shoes, slippers, footwear with an antifungal spray/vapor. Fourth, wash all socks in hot water. Either way, have your feet examined by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Small bumps spreading on body? Doctor says its heat rash or allergies? It's been 6 days. Very itchy. Wrong diagnosis?

Small bumps spreading on body? Doctor says its heat rash or allergies? It's been 6 days. Very itchy.  

Wrong diagnosis?

Allergies or hives: You need re-evaluation by your doctor or dermatologist. Hives (urticaria) is a form of allergic reaction with welts that come and go (increased on skin folds/creases, or after scratching). Many other causes of itchy rash - such as scabies (intense itching, starts in one place and spreads, small bumps + scratch marks, it spreads to others), drug reaction, food allergy, liver disease,... etc ...Read more

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Treatment for red rash on buttocks?

Treatment for red rash on buttocks?

Hydrocortisone: If it is allergic rash or eczema 1% Hydrocortisone cream 2x day for few days should work fine. If it does not work need to see you doc if you need treatment for possible fungal infection. ...Read more

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Doc diagnosed herpes (shingles) (red rashes on right scalp,cheek & neck with fever) but prescribed amoxicillin+clavulanate combi. Is this any good?

Doc diagnosed herpes (shingles) (red rashes on right scalp,cheek & neck with fever) but prescribed amoxicillin+clavulanate combi. Is this any good?

Viral infection: The medication you've bee prescribed is Not a customary treatment for herpes zoster infection. I generally prescribe Valtrex™ Or similar. Your treating MD may be treating you for a bacterial infection you've been diagnosed. Check with your doctor to have a clarification, or seek a second opinion. ...Read more

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8cm brown-red itchy rash on middle upper back right on spine. No other symptoms. 2nd occurrence this year. Fungal infection?

8cm brown-red itchy rash on middle upper back right on spine. No other symptoms. 2nd occurrence this year. Fungal infection?

It is really: difficult to guess at correct diagnosis without visualizing a lesion. This would be best handled by an in-person dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Dermatological problemsingle red spot/blemish on skin for 9 months now. Help please!?

Dermatological problemsingle red spot/blemish on skin for 9 months now. Help please!?

See your doctor: You may need a biopsy for a red spot that has not gone away or just an identifying diagnosis such as a telengectasia, spider vein or scar from a previous blemish. ...Read more

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I've had recurring boils and pimples on my buttocks for quite some time, any ideas?

I've had recurring boils and pimples on my buttocks for quite some time, any ideas?

Boils: Try to make sure there is no trigger, like cleaning solutions on toilet seats. Than, try to do two teaspoons of bleach in the bathtub. Apply antibiotic ointment and scrub the area with soap and water. ...Read more

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What is treatment for reoccurring itchy rash using hydrocortisone for itch?

What is treatment for reoccurring itchy rash using hydrocortisone for itch?

Many: You must see a dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment because there are many diseases that cause itching. ...Read more

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Itching, red, spreading rash appeared between my breasts, on cleavage.Now i can't go to doc for it, what ovc cream could i find for this, except cortizone (hydrocortisone)?

Itching, red, spreading rash appeared between my breasts, on cleavage.Now i can't go to doc for it, what ovc cream could i find for this, except cortizone (hydrocortisone)?

Rash: You could try medicine for fungus infection. This could be candida, yeast infection. Trying the creams women use for yeast infections or athlete's foot creams may help until you can get to see the doctor for a real diagnosis. If you have a yeast infection on the skin, the cortisone may even make it worse. Try to keep the areas cool and dry. ...Read more

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Very tiny red asymptomatic bumps left after irritant type of folliculitis on pubis, it has been there for a one month, any treatment needed?

Very tiny red asymptomatic bumps left after irritant type of folliculitis on pubis, it has been there for a one month, any treatment needed?

Probably not: If the lesion is stable, is not causing symptoms, you may watch and wait. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Reoccurring, bright red rash on face and under both arms. Occurring for over a year. Contact dermatitis has been ruled out. What could this be?

Reoccurring, bright red rash on face and under both arms. Occurring for over a year. Contact dermatitis has been ruled out. What could this be?

Agree with Dr Chiu: I would also recommend seeing a specialist (dermatologist). This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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No new products used, faint pink goosebump-like rash on arms/neck for 2.5 weeks. Itchy jawline/cheeks/chin, subsides w hydrocortisone.

No new products used, faint pink goosebump-like rash on arms/neck for 2.5 weeks. Itchy jawline/cheeks/chin, subsides w hydrocortisone.

Allergy VS sress: it can be contact dermatitis , if goes more than 6 weeks then see na allergist and or dermatologist. can try zyrtec (cetirizine) 10 mg at pm do not use strong steroids on face and arm pit ...Read more

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Reoccurring boils on inner buttocks.Lesion cultured negative for staph.24/f/smoker/married.Laser hair removal helps but what's causing this?

Reoccurring boils on inner buttocks.Lesion cultured negative for staph.24/f/smoker/married.Laser hair removal helps but what's causing this?

Further cultures: There are other organism that can cause skin abscesses other than staph. For instance if youve been in a pool you could have picked a pseudomonas infection. Further vulturing may be necessary. ...Read more

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Red patch of dry skin on upper eyelid right below eyebrow. Has been there for a month now, won't go away. Have used neosporin and eczema creams ?

Red patch of dry skin on upper eyelid right below eyebrow. Has been there for a month now, won't go away. Have used neosporin and eczema creams
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Try vaseline: Stop using neosporin. Try just simple vaseline or aquaphor. Might need a steroid cream - see primary care physician or dermatologist for recommendation. ...Read more

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Many gnat bites on scalp 6 days ago. Itch & draining. Painful swollen nodes back of scalp and neck, esp neck. How to treat? No fever or cellulitis.

Many gnat bites on scalp 6 days ago. Itch & draining. Painful swollen nodes back of scalp and neck, esp neck. How to treat? No fever or cellulitis.

? could be infection: Drainage implies infection of your scalp/skin. If it is yellowish discharge then it certainly is infection which will require antibiotics by mouth. Go see your doctor . Itching can be relieved with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) capsules(may make you sleepy). If it is more than a small area(less than one inch) which is draining, you need to see a doctor to help you treat it better. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


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