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Diffuse Maculopapular Rash
Depends: Maculopapular rash is a descriptive term that represents the presence of primary skin lesions called macules and papules. A long list of differential diagnosis is possible, however, including a drug reaction. Therefore, it is essential for you to have it evaluated by physician in order to arrive to a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
No photos.: I don't see any photos accompanying this question. Also, it would be helpful if we had more information -- how long you've had it, what other symptoms you're having, any new medications or recent illnesses, etc. "maculopapular rash" is a popular term among non-dermatologists, but it is not helpful in narrowing the possibilities. ...Read more
3yr history maculopapular rash around both hip at flexural area (asis), scaly, puritic, hyperpigment excoriated from chronic scrathcin keeps recurring, help?
Maybe (not). . .: Hypothyroidism isn't usually my first thought when someone complains of a maculopapular rash although underactive thyroid has been linked to various rashes. Instead, loss of energy, undesired weight gain, inability to lose weight, cloudy thinking, depression, constipation, etc make me think more of hypothyroidism. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hypothyroidism/ds00353 for more info. ...Read more
What would cause a maculopapular rash that gets worse at night, is minorally itchy and wouldn't cause abnormal blood tests btw dermatologist didn't know?
You may need: You may need a biopsy to find out. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Is it possible for me to have an acquired allergy to my dog or food or something that shows up as a maculopapular rash and causes irritated sinus&eyes?
Red small maculopapular rash on sideburns area, lower cheeks, arms, thighs and elbow crease along with sand paper texture. What could it be?
Rash: Your rash needs to be examined by a doctor to give you a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Maculopapular rash on chest aft a prostitute gave me handjob with vaginal fluid on her hands. Had protected sex b4 tt but removed condom b4 handjob?
3 y/o w maculopapular rash on both sides of feet up to ankles, hands half way up arm and a few peri-orally. Mild fever, no sore throat.?
What could cause small red and white maculopapular rashes that bleed and scab over when you pick at them (longer than 6 months)?
I use Trileptal 2 weeks and in last 4 days I got mild maculopapular like rash on my forarms and upper back. Is it dangerous? On CBZ I never got that
Could be serious: Most rashes that occur with Trileptal are not dangerous but some can be severe and serious. You need to contact your prescribing doctor as soon as possible for them to see you and check the rash. ...Read more
Rash gets itchy at night, its maculopapular in some areas about 3cm x 2cm in most areas. Its mostly at chest, neck, abdomen, shins. Better in day?
Rash on neck area after doxycycline use. Dr says maculopapular drug eruption. How is it treated & how long for it to go away after drug discontinued?
Rash: I believe the rash should go away 7-10 days after drug discontinued. ...Read more
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
Rashes: Rashes may occur with viral infections, such as herpes zoster; fungal infections, such as a yeast infection (candida albicans);allergic causes; bacterial infections, such as impetigo; and sexually transmitted infections (stis). Rashes may also occur as a symptom of a more serious disease, such as liver disease, kidney disease, or some types of cancer. Treatment of the rash depends on the cause. ...Read more