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Dark Red Rash
?fungus--intertrigo: Intertrigo= inflammation under skin folds, often aggravte by heat, friction, moisture, maceration and alck of air circulation. At times it is infected with fungus (candida) and less often by bacteria etc..Keep area clean, dry, and use of antifungal topicals such as lamisil/itraconzole (otc) should help. If not, consult your doc for an eval and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Varicose vein?: Hi, are they new? do they hurt? Are they itchy? If you have varicose vein then those dark dots are very common, Please see your provider. ...Read more
My 20 month old child has a dark red rash with bumps on the inside of on arm at the elbow, and nowhere else. What can be applied to it or be done?
Face getting darker, small red rashes under the skin that look like blood clot, muscle pain. Can this be early signs of psoriasis? Is there any test?
See Your Doctor Now: Symptoms given do not point to a specific condition & is not consistent with Psoriasis: a genetic, immune related disease that causes thick scaly skin in specific distribution/joint pain in 30%. Labs given also non-specific. Description given of face rash may be petechial (low platelets) & with muscle pain could be viral. Further work-up is needed. See doctor now for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello doc. I have develop few purplish to dark red itchy rashes on my scrotum. These becomes severe itchy when I work out or on sweating. I get good results on washing with Hydrogen Peroxide. But they donot go away completely. I am 32.
May be fungal/yeast: infection on the skin of the scrotum. The groin area is a common place that fungal infections occur. The fungus tends to grow well on areas that are warm and moist, and often itch worse when the area become more warm and moist (eg. when working out and/or sweating). Try using an OTC treatment for jock itch, if not helpful, may need prescription. Consider in-box consult on HealthTap for Rx. ...Read more
“I have a dark red, flat, non-itchy rash under my arms. I switched to natural deodorant about 3 months ago; could that be related?”
Several possibilites: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. Inflammation, infection or insects can give a rash. Judging by the location, one would expect yeast or infection of sweat glands. Thru the main page, you can connect directly to me to ask more detailed questions http://www.nerdpocalypse.net ...Read more
Occasional tingling sensation in pubic area (like something is crawling around down there), occasional pink spots/rashes? In pubic area. Redness in groin crease. A few pimples in the area (not painful or itchy) urine does appear darker in color at times.
See doctor: and have it checked, diagnosed then it can be treated. ...Read more
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