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Red, dry, and hot (not itchy or painful) 10cm-diamater rashes on my mid-outer thighs. Irregular shape is identical on both thighs. Photo in profile.

Red, dry, and hot (not itchy or painful) 10cm-diamater rashes on my mid-outer thighs. Irregular shape is identical on both thighs. Photo in profile.

Not clear: I am not able to see the picture but one consideration is dry skin. You need to moisturize this frequently as this will help most any rash. Another consideration is excema. See your doctor or dermatologist to check this out. ...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


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I don't know what is it all about. It looks like skin rashes on by both hands and left &right neck. I have clicked photo of it. But there is no option?

I don't know what is it all about. It looks like skin rashes on by both hands and left &right neck. I have clicked photo of it. But there is no option?

Skin rash: Best option is to have your doc look at it. Next, would be a virtual consult on HealthTap. There is a fee for this. Make sure it will accept your photo first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dr., when I shave my neck with an electric razor I get rashes (see photo), even with a pre-shave lotion. What is this condition and how is it treated?

Pseudofolliculitis: It is most likely pseudofolliculitis

some treatment options include:
-grow a beard
-shave less often
-double bladed razor + wet shaving
-topical antibiotics
-topical steroids
-topical retinoids
-oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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What rash has she got in the photo above what is melanoma?

What rash has she got in the photo above what is melanoma?

I can't see photo: Is a type of skin cancer which forms from melanocytes (pigment-containing cells in the skin). ...Read more

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I have a rash (photo in files) on the back of my thigh that itches, is spreading slightly, bumpy, no heat, and hurts to itch. What could it be?

I have a rash (photo in files) on the back of my thigh that itches, is spreading slightly, bumpy, no heat, and hurts to itch. What could it be?

Rash: Such an itchy localized rash may be an allergic reaction to some thing that came in contact with your thigh (? clothing, poison ivy) or may be shingles, insect bites. If this eruption isn't resolving, have your physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a red blotchy rash on my back and is now spreading over my shoulders onto my chest. I have had it for almost a year now. Could I post a photo?

I have a red blotchy rash on my back and is now spreading over my shoulders onto my chest. I have had it for almost a year now. Could I post a photo?

Tinea versicolor: Tinea versicolor is caused by a yeast. Treatments are aimed at killing the yeast, which occurs in as little as 1-2 weeks. Unfortunately, if there is skin discoloration, which is often the case, it may take several months for the skin to return to its normal color. ...Read more

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Red itchy rash on leg what could it be? Photo in health files on my profile.

Red itchy rash on leg what could it be? Photo in health files on my profile.

We cannot see: The photo in your file. This is HealthTap BASIC - not the one of the treatment/ consult sites on HealthTap. ...Read more

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The photo quiz say it lime desse rash I was bite by a tick in the back of my leg back in may of last year?

The photo quiz say it lime desse rash I was bite by a tick in the back of my leg back in may of last year?

Tick bite: The rash will typically appear in relation to bite. Was it a deer tic that would be another key. Also, where do live high endemic areas are Wisconsin and Northeast ...Read more

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I've had a rash for four years. It has flares, photo sesitivity. It also scars. Derm believes its Pityriasis Rosea, would it last this long?

I've had a rash for four years. It has flares, photo sesitivity. It also scars. Derm believes its Pityriasis Rosea, would it last this long?

Pityriasis: Is generally a self limited rash (probably viral)
I would get checked out for PORPHYRIA CUTANEA TARDA (sorry for the fancy words but write it down and show it to your Dermatologist!

PLEASE give me a follow up!
HOPE this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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My 6 yr old has this rash under arm and down side of torso that itches can I send a photo to identify it?

My 6 yr old has this rash under arm and down side of torso that itches can I send a photo to identify it?

No: This is the public HT site. We answer basic medical questions and provide advice. We do not have any ability to view any picture, lab or x-rays you upload. We cannot see anything that you don't write into your post. The HT Prime site concierge service has some of those capabilities. ...Read more

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Mom has rash on R arm, she said it's swelling, itchy, warm to the touch, hurting, and has bumps all over. What could it be? Wish I could attach photo

Mom has rash on R arm, she said it's swelling, itchy, warm to the touch, hurting, and has bumps all over. What could it be? Wish I could attach photo

Infection: A rash is best evaluated - in person. However from description it sounds like an infection. What kind of infection--- viral, fungal OR bacterial--- only your doctor can tell after looking at it. ...Read more

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She has a rash or looks like chicken pox but only in one area? Red spots a little raised but looks inlfamated with infection? I have attached a photo

She has a rash or looks like chicken pox but only in one area? Red spots a little raised but looks inlfamated with infection? I have attached a photo

Hard to answer: This is the public information site with HT. We have no ability to review pictures, x-rays or lab anyone loads into the system. The vague description listed is not specific to a particular cause. Chickenpox usually starts around the neck and comes out in crops of spots, the average patient having 200 or more. ...Read more

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Malar rash, photo sensitivity, joint pain, general feeling of being ill, etc., but negative ANA and RA factor. Any ideas as to what it could be?  

Malar rash, photo sensitivity, joint pain, general feeling of being ill, etc., but negative ANA and RA factor. Any ideas as to what it could be?  

Suspicious for SLE: Sounds suspicious for systemic lupus erythematosus if you have any 4 out of 11 diagnostic criteria. Negative ANA does not necessarily exclude the possibility of sle. what is important is to put the current symptoms into an overall context that includes blood tests, duration of symptoms, other illnesses, and medications, and to develop a treatment plan based on the total information. See a rheumat. ...Read more

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Experiencing hand pain, hand swelling, hand tingling and warm skin on the back of my hand. Also itchy but no rash. Display photo is of hand

Experiencing hand pain, hand swelling, hand tingling and warm skin on the back of my hand. Also itchy but no rash. Display photo is of hand

Hand pain: Great way to send picture. But can't seem to zoom in. What sort of work do you do? Exposed to chemicals in work or do you have to wear gloves you sweat in for work? ...Read more

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I have an itchy rash, pain & swelling on my chest, lips, back & hands after sun exposure. I take meds that cause photo sensitivity. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is not he?

I have an itchy rash, pain & swelling on my chest, lips, back & hands after sun exposure. I take meds that cause photo sensitivity. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is not he?

Avoid prolonged: Sun exposure, use sunscreen. You may have 'solar urticaria', a sort of physical urticaria, and can be precipitated by meds causing photosensitivity. If Benadryl (diphenhydramine) doesn't work, try cetirizine or loratadine, at any rate avoidance is the key. You can also try hydrocortisone cream 1% OTC. You need to see a dermatologist if problem worsens or persists, good luck ...Read more

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What types of rashes can rats spread to humans?

Contact dermatitis: If an indoor - outdoor cat or other pet gets an allergin like poisen ivy on their fur this may be spred to his owners. ...Read more

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Are lilies dangerous to humans? Any contact allergy rashes to it?

Are lilies dangerous to humans? Any contact allergy rashes to it?

Yes: Lilies are toxic to humans, cats, dogs, and goats. Eating the leaves leads to kidney damage and failure and some species like the "lily of the valley" can also cause cardiac problems. As for contact allergies, as long as you wash your hands after contact, I would think you are safe. ...Read more

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How do you treat demodex mites on humans?

How do you treat demodex mites on humans?

Demodex mites: These are usually treated with topical antifungals. It is unclear if these mites are involved in causing skin conditions like rosacea or if they are innocent bystanders. ...Read more

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Can beetles bite humans and cause a rash?

Can beetles bite humans and cause a rash?

No: Usually beetles do not bite people. There is a beetle that secretes a sticky substance that will cause blisters if you touch it, the blister beetle. I am not aware of any other beetle rashes or bites. ...Read more

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What is the human parvo b19 virus and vasculitis rash?

What is the human parvo b19 virus and vasculitis rash?

Rash: In general, parvovirus b19 outbreaks occur in late winter and spring. The time course for the virus:
incubation: 4-14 days (21 days in some cases),
infectivity: prior to rash onset
you should talk with your doctor if you are having issues or worsening rash. ...Read more

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Hi can I send a photo through this?

Hi can I send a photo through this?

Prime and Concierge: HealthTap PRIME doctors see and treat you, via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and patients just have a monthly subscription fee. (Doctors answering HealthTap Basic free questions are NOT able to see patients' images or photos.) ...Read more

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How to send photo of my affected area?

Photos: You need to use Health Tap Prime or Concierge if you desire a consultation. We can not see your photographs on the the general health eduction portion of Health Tap. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have herpes (photo included)?

How do I know if I have herpes (photo included)?

Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion. If there is no active lesion, a blood test can be performed to determine if there are antibodies against any recent or past herpes infection. ...Read more

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How safe is photo-refractive surgery?

How safe is photo-refractive surgery?

Very safe: Rare complications include infection and further scarring. Eye drops help prevent this rare problem. ...Read more

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What's wrong with his hands in the photo?

What's wrong with his hands in the photo?

? photo?: Hello ~ I have no idea! Which hands and which photo? I see neither!
thanks ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,059 Doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more