Doctor insights on:
Diffuse Macular Rash
Viral or allergic: Fleeting rashes are often allergy, heat, or viral. It is very hard to know without seeing it so I would suggest taking a picture of it and making an appointment with your pediatrician/physician. Taking a picture is very helpful since, like cars with funny noises that are gone when you see the mechanic, rashes can disappear when you see the doctor. ...Read more
Easy question: Macules are flat. Papules are raised above the surrounding level of the skin. Hives are itchy papules where each hives lasts less than 24 hours. Hives often last for days to weeks but an individual hive lasts less than a day, resolves without leaving a mark on the skin, and may be replaced with other hives. ...Read more
Noticed a recurrent macular rash on my glans penis after intercourse. No pustules, no drainage, causes pruritis. Dermatologist or urologist?
Derm: See a dermatologist or your primary care physician first. ...Read more
What can cause this? Small macular orange/brown rash on trunk, spreads to a 2" circle leaving normal skin in middle. Lasts 6 weeks then starts elsewhere
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
56y/o male with macular non branching rash on both lower extremities. Appeared suddenly. Feels generally unwell. Previous diagnosis of Lyme Disease.
Not Lyme: See a dermatologist. The rash is not related to Lyme. ...Read more
Rash that appears between lips and chin after eating sometimes, is red, macular, and starts to itch and flake?
Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, abdominal folds. ...Read more
My six year old son has a patchy, red, flat, diffuse, and non-itchy rash spanning his upper back. Should I be concerned?
Rash: You gave a pretty good description, however, it would be important to see a picture and have more history to make a more accurate assessment. A live consult with a healthtap Doctor in your state or starting with your pediatrician would be the right start. ...Read more
Can we get lupus without a rash? Sudden headache n sudden severe diffuse hairfall with no TElogen effliuvm. Can it be lupus? I don't have any rash.
The rash develops after the initial symptoms. These symptoms can last for 7-10 days and can include
-cough. ...Read more
Diffuse purpura rash dark purple to light purple painful to light touch, clear fluid filled blister just above ankle twisted ankle 4 weeks prior?
Could a diffuse, itchy, scarlatiniform itchy rash and pharingytis indicate primary HIV infection? I have not had intercourse, just "dry humping" with my girlfriend.
Diffuse rash across hands, arms, legs & feet for a week. Spots on hands now like small blood blisters (1mm), don't disappear under glass. Feel fine.
Advice please symptoms: red rash & spider ang. On chest & face, cvi, raynauds, joint pain stiff.& muscle aches, diffuse hair loss. Rf & sr low ANA -?
Mixed CTD: Sure sounds like a possible mixed connective disease syndrome even though serologies negative --- would refer to rheumatologist. ...Read more
Maybe sensitive skin: Some babies have much more sensitive skin than others. For those babies, I recommend a mild, unscented baby wash (such as aveeno (oatmeal) baby or cetaphil). If your baby's skin is dry or prone to eczema, try a mild lotion (cetaphil, eucerin, and aveeno (oatmeal) are my favorites). Sometimes more severe rash can be do to a food allergy (even if your are breastfeeding) or an infection, so check with your doctor. ...Read more
Avoid allergems: The only way to cure allergic reactions if possible is to avoid the products or conditions that cause the allergy. Unfortunately that may be difficult because of the chemicals in products and the environment. You may be able to to decrease symptoms amd use less medications. ...Read more
Cure a rash: Find the trigger for the rash and avoid continued and future exposures. Think of newlly developed topical allergy to a soap, detergent, fabric softeners, perfume, cosmetics or lotions first. If avoidance measures fails, see your pcp or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Rash: Step one for all rash treatment is to establish the cause of the rash. Some things you can do before seeing a physician is to be sure the rash is not an adverse reaction to a medication or suppliment you are taking, (stop all non-prescription otc medications) make sure that the rash is not an allergy to a topical product that you are using, (stop all fragranced detergents, soaps and lotions). ...Read more
That would depend on: The cause of the rash. See your dermatologist for accurage diagnosis. ...Read more
What should I do if I have a kind of embarrasing question, what is it when I get rashes on my butt?
Would need to be: Evaluated to determine the type of rash you have. Dermatological eval would help to obtain correct diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
It can: We call this nummular eczema. Sometimes a drug reaction may also affect only one or more locations and this is called fixed drug eruption. In atopic dermatitis, the rash tends to affect the bend of the elbows and knees more commonly than others. Of course, if you keep on scratching the itchy area, you are perpetuating the rash. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- Erythema multiforme diffuse macular rash
- Diffuse brain atrophy
- Degenerative bone disease neck
- Fatty tissue lumps under skin
- Diffuse degenerative joint disease
- Red diffuse rash
- Bilateral degenerative facet disease
- Blanching macular rash
- Diffuse maculopapular rash
- Is diffuse rash a symptom of urticaria?
- Green bumps under skin scleroderma
- Lateral joint line pocket of edema present in pt that intermittently flares up
- Can computer use cause macular degeneration?
- Small shadow broad based central disc profusion and facet arthropathy l5 s1
- Small shadow broad based central disc profusion and facet arthropathy
- Bilateral chronic spondylolsis marked facetarthropathy
- Vascular disease that causes blotchy red patches on the skin particularly on the nose and
- What is the main difference between osteoarthritis and degenerative joint disease?