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What can I do for dry scaly rash on areola and nipple?

What can I do for dry scaly rash on areola and nipple?

Eczema: It may be eczema, try topical vaseline 2-3 times a day, if it does not resolve, show it to your doctor, to make sure it is nothing else. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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I have a dry scaly rash on inner thigh, it starts off as red bumps. What is it? It itches occasionally.

I have a dry scaly rash on inner thigh, it starts off as red bumps. What is it? It itches occasionally.

Rashes: Rashes are often difficult to identify...Needs to be seen and a good history and physical needs to be accomplished...Best to see your family doc or a dermatologist... ...Read more

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Does a dry scaly rash on stomach mean allergy to drug vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Does a dry scaly rash on stomach mean allergy to drug vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): If the rash developed soon after starting vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) contact your prescribing doctor for advice. ...Read more

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Is it wedding ring rash if the dry scaly red rash is only on knuckle and on top of the finger not around? Not itchy. Cleaned rings & still came back.

Is it wedding ring rash if the dry scaly red rash is only on knuckle and on top of the finger not around? Not itchy. Cleaned rings & still came back.

Maybe an allergy: Your doc can test for such allergies. If so, you can get a jeweler to coat the inside of your ring w/clear solution or you can use clear nail polish. Peace and good heath. ...Read more

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Dry white cracking scaly rash around knuckles finger front of hand pretty much in joints of fingers. For 5 years. Lessens and worsens all the time.

Dry white cracking scaly rash around knuckles finger front of hand pretty much in joints of fingers. For 5 years.  Lessens and worsens all the time.

Contact dermatitis?: This could some form of contact dermatitis or hand eczema. Fungal infections of the hand could also cause what you describe. You probably should see a dermatologist to help you clarify what may be going on. ...Read more

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I been getting like rash spot on my feet what can I use or can recomend for the rash its dry scaly & itch ?

I been getting like rash spot on my feet what can I use or can recomend for the rash its dry scaly & itch ?

Dermatitis: This is probably a dermatitis to your feet. You can try some otc cortisone cream to the area. If this doesn't subside within a week, see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have a rash or something on the side of my foot, its red and thick dry and scaly. What could it be?

I have a rash or something on the side of my foot, its red and thick dry and scaly. What could it be?

Think Athlete's foot: This sounds consistent with athlete's foot, a common cause of scaliness and redness in the feet. Try using Lamisil (terbinafine) at or lotrimin ultra as directed. If these do not work, consult with a podiatrist. ...Read more

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About a month ago I noticed a large red "rash" the size of the bottom of a water bottle on my thigh. It's not really itchy but is dry and scaly.

About a month ago I noticed a large red "rash" the size of the bottom of a water bottle on my thigh. It's not really itchy but is dry and scaly.

Rashes: Over the computer rashes really cannot be diagnosed. Could be several things such as a common fungal rash to something more serious. See the Dr. for a visual evaluation of the area to get diagnosed and treated well. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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