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What causes fine itchy rash all over the body?

What causes fine itchy rash all over the body?

Allergy consult: This has many potential causes. For example , a viral infection or a drug (levofloxacin?) taken recently may have caused it. In the meanwhile, try taking antihistamine 3 to 4 times a day to see if this may help. The dose needed for itchy skin is much higher than what is needed to control hay fever but even then it may not work. If it lasts more than a few weeks, consult an allergist. ...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


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Can my child get a non-itchy rash as an allergic reaction to her body wash? I noticed since changing her wash, she now has flat red rashes on her.

Can my child get a non-itchy rash as an allergic reaction to her body wash? I noticed since changing her wash, she now has flat red rashes on her.

Yes , it is possible: Although It is not common to get an allergic rash as a reaction to the body wash, but it is possible. She should be checked by her pediatrician to be sure that it is an allergic rash and not a something else. Changing the body wash in addition to use of a mild antihistaminic medicine would solve this problem ...Read more

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What to do if I have a strange itchy rash on parts of my body. Help?

What to do if I have a strange itchy rash on parts of my body. Help?

See a dermatologist: No one can offer a diagnosis without seeing the rash. Have a dermatologist evaluate it. ...Read more

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My husband broke out with a painful, itchy rash that keeps spreading all over his body. What is it and what should we do?

My husband broke out with a painful, itchy rash that keeps spreading all over his body. What is it and what should we do?

??Hives"": Red, raised and itchy rash that looks like mosquit-bites but can coalesce into much larger patches is characteristic of hives. But it often is not painful. It sounds like he should have a doctor take a look at this for better diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a body rash. That began by being rough and itchy rash now it hurts. It is not hot but keeps spreading x3 days. What could this b e?

I have a body rash. That began by being rough and itchy rash now it hurts. It is not hot but keeps spreading x3 days. What could this b e?

Many potentials: The cause ranges from simply dry skin or a viral infection to potentially drug allergy or an autoimmune disorder. If the rash starts to hurt, you need to consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a itchy rash on the left side of my body. It's not very big but very itchy and painful. Can you help me? Do you know what it could be?

I have a itchy rash on the left side of my body. It's not very big but very itchy and painful. Can you help me? Do you know what it could be?

Sounds like: Painful one sided herpes zoster comes to mind see a dermatologist related to chicken pox.. Donot use steroids wash with neem and turmeric. ...Read more

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Have an itchy rash after 4 days of biaxin (clarithromycin). Have taken this before and was fine. Should i continue it?

Possible Allergy....: Stop the medication and call your doctor to see what to do next. With an allergy, does not matter if you had the medication before. ...Read more

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I have a non itchy rash all over my body for a month and a half now. I used micogel-f ointment. But it did nothing. What can it be?

I have a non itchy rash all over my body for a month and a half now.  I used micogel-f ointment. But it did nothing.  What can it be?

See a doctor. : A non-itchy rash could be nothing or it could be something as serious as secondary syphilis!! There has been a surge in that in the last couple of years. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in both hips r>l for about 2 months, itchy rash that comes and goes sometimes covers a large portion of my body and can last quite awhile. ?

Hip pain rash: Concerning symptoms needs a physicians attention. History physical examination and appropriate blood work indicated. ...Read more

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I have itchy rash all over my body, remedy?

I have itchy rash all over my body, remedy?

More info needed: A generalized itchy rash can be due to a number of causes. Have a dermatologist evaluate the rash if it hasn't cleared. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy rash all over my body. What could this be?

I have a red itchy rash all over my body. What could this be?

Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Iam getting an itchy rash with red bumps on my body from past 3 months.What I have to do to cure it permenantly?

Iam getting an itchy rash with red bumps on my body from past 3 months.What I have to do to cure it permenantly?

Rash: See a dermatologist. You have not provided enough specific information to be able to help you. There are hundreds of different rashes that come on a persons skin. ...Read more

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When i scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?

When i scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?

Hypersensitive skin: This could represent dermographism, where you can cause welts on your skin with pressure, like writing. Physical urticaria, or hives, also possible. I usually have someone try an oral anti-histamine for this problem. ...Read more

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Tried New body wash ~2-3 days ago but haven't used since. Yesterday & today red spots Itchy rash on parts of body I used the wash. Could it be that?

Tried New body wash ~2-3 days ago but haven't used since. Yesterday & today red spots Itchy rash on parts of body I used the wash. Could it be that?

Yes: It is possible to be allergic to chemicals in a soap or detergent. If the areas of the itchy spots match the areas you washed, then it is likely. Treatment is to avoid re-exposure. A hydrocortison skin cream (OTC) can help, or if it's worse, see your doctor for a stronger prescription. ...Read more

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I recently had a EKG n I devloped a rash on my body everywhere they put the sticky things on u to get results. I havethe sticky residue on me n I can't get it off. What can I use to remove it and also what can I use to clear up this itchy rash?

I recently had a EKG n I devloped a rash on my body everywhere they put the sticky things on u to get results. I havethe sticky residue on me n I can't get it off. What can I use to remove it and also what can I use to clear up this itchy rash?

Adhesive allergy: There are special preps for removing such adhesives but simple rubbing alcohol may work just as well. After adhesive is removed, wash area gently w/ soap & water; pat dry; apply very thin layer of Hydrocortisone cream (otc: cortaid). Be sure to add "adhesive" when listing allergies. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more