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Erythema Migrans Rash
Rash like erythema migrans on 10-yo face, but itchy, no known tick, & nothing flu-like. Saw dr who guessed random bite. No rx. 2nd opinions, please?
I'm just wondering, if you get erythema migrans from a tick bite is it indicative of Lyme disease?
Possibly: That is one cause. There are others. ...Read more
1-3 weeks: It is, of course, variable based on each patient. Em is most often self-limited. Mild cases can resolve in 1-2 weeks but more advanced cases can take longer to resolve. ...Read more
The rash develops after the initial symptoms. These symptoms can last for 7-10 days and can include
-cough. ...Read more
See a dermatologist.: See a dermatologist, have the rash evaluated. A skin biopsy may be very helpful. ...Read more
Biopsy: Each has its own appearance but sometimes your dermatologist needs to biopsy to tell the correct diagnosis ...Read more
My 9 y/o son was diagnosis w/erythema multiforme. He takes xyzal (levocetirizine) to keep the rash minimal but this has lasted 3 mo. Does EM last this long?
Allergy?: Erythema multiforme may be from an allergy to medications, or a viral infection which lasts 2-6 weeks if it is mild. If it's worse by now you may want to see your doctor again. Here is a handout on EM: http://www. Wikidoc. Org/index. Php/Erythema_multiforme_%28patient_information%29 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a rash on my neck and chest that is pruritic and keeps coming back for the last 3 months, no discharge, just erythema and bumps.?
My 3 year old has a rash all over and a fever they said its erythema multiforme. What caused that?
8 mth old has Erythema Multiforme. Waiting for stool results. Has bloody diarrhea. The rash is getting SO bad. Wonder if he needs to be seen at the ER?
I'm taking prednisone for erythema multiforme and combined it with Nabumetone. A sunburn like rash has formed on my chest and arms. Please advice.?
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchy, red or bluish purple, flaking or scaling), red palms (palmar erythema), pimples, fatigue, diarrhea (seve?
Need to see MD: It is difficult to assess without seeing the rash and how much if your body it involves. You may need blood tests to check your hormones, blood counts and kidney and liver functions. Given that you have several symptoms, it is best to see your doctor soon and get examined and tested. Good luck! ...Read more
I have red skin like rashes/spot like formations that form at night over my body and disappear overnight. What is it? And what could be the cause?
For a year I have been getting severe rashes all over my body sometimes white bumps other times just really red skin what could this be? Itches so bad
Show your physician: It's impossible to diagnose a rash without looking at it. Next time it flares up, don't take any medicine for it and don't apply anything topically-- these can change the rash and make it difficult to diagnose. Then have your physician look at it right away. ...Read more
My hostel mates r suffering from chicken pox. I already had it twice 3 yrs ago. I have started having small red skin rashes. Not 3rd time pox right?
Very unlikely: It is very unlikely to get chicken pox for a third time. Sometimes, people think they had chicken pox but actually had some other rash. In those folks, they actually may not be immune to chicken pox, and may catch it during an outbreak. If getting a rash, one can check with a doctor to see what it might be. ...Read more