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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


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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?

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?

Rash: I'm afraid- rash - can only be diagnosed after seeing it and feeling it. You will have to rely on your md's opinion. For second opinion, you need to take your child to see another md. Read more

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Erythema multiforme how long does the rash last?

Erythema multiforme how long does the rash last?

It depends: It depends on the severity of the rash, the underlying cause and the treatment used. Read more

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How long does rash associated with erythema multiforme last?

How long does rash associated with erythema multiforme last?

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

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How long does rash with target like lesions associated with erythema multiforme last?

How long does rash with target like lesions associated with erythema multiforme last?

Weeks: Erythema from skin inflammation can take weeks to clear and sometimes months to get rid of post-inflammatory discoloration. Read more

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How long does diffuse rash associated with erythema multiforme last?

How long does diffuse rash associated with erythema multiforme last?

Days: The rash develops after the initial symptoms. These symptoms can last for 7-10 days and can include -malaise -fever -headache -rhinorrhea -cough. Read more

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How can I tell if my rash is erythema multiforme or granuloma annulare?

How can I tell if my rash is erythema multiforme or granuloma annulare?

Biopsy: Each has its own appearance but sometimes your dermatologist needs to biopsy to tell the correct diagnosis Read more

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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 more

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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'm taking prednisone for erythema multiforme and combined it with Nabumetone. A sunburn like rash has formed on my chest and arms. Please advice.?

Please call your doc: You may be having a reaction to your meds that could be progressive. I suspect the Nabumetone, since the prednisone is similar to hormone made by the body and is sometimes to treat reactions. Read more

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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

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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?

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?

If it disappears: Completely overnight, you are probably reacting to something that you consume or come in contact with before you go to bed. You can try antihistamines such as Diphenhydramine otc. If it persists, consult a dermatologist. Read more

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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

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

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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?

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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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