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I'm taking fish oil, vitamin a, e, c, biotin , and theanine. Today i woke up with a rash on the outer part of my thighs that is itchy.What could it be?

I'm taking fish oil, vitamin a, e, c, biotin , and theanine.  Today i woke up with a rash on the outer part of my thighs that is itchy.What could it be?

Allergy: It sound like an allergic reaction. Might be to the supplementation that you report or to other component of the supplementation. Try to isolate which is the compound that cause it stopping all of them and resuming one by one. ...Read more

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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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Could an itchy skin rash be a side effect of consuming fish oil omega 3 supplements?

Could an itchy skin rash be a side effect of consuming fish oil omega 3 supplements?

Omega 3: It is not likely that omega 3 suppliments would cause a skin rash unless there is a filler in the pills that you are allergic to. ...Read more

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Help please! is an itchy skin rash a side effect of consuming fish oil omega 3 supplements?

Help please! is an itchy skin rash a side effect of consuming fish oil omega 3 supplements?

Rashes can occur : Rashes can occur with any medication. If you want to take omega 3, you could switch to flax seed oil capsules and perhaps you may not break out with a rash. ...Read more

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I don't think I am allergic to fish, but when consuming fish oil with 1000mg omega-3, I have itchiness mostly on foot. What's wrong?

I don't think I am allergic to fish, but when consuming fish oil with 1000mg omega-3, I have itchiness mostly on foot. What's wrong?

Unusual: This would be an unusual allergic response. I would stop the fish oil and if there is no foot itchiness for a week or two, i would resume the fish oil and if the foot symptoms return, this would strongly suggest some sort of intolerance or allergy to the fish oil. ...Read more

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Itchy rash under breasts healthy female 77 years old in good health, applied green tea mixture with tea tree oil topically and got some relief. Have this problem for two weeks. Yesterday i felt warm and in seconds got a heat rash with tingling on both arm

Itchy rash under breasts healthy female 77 years old in good health, applied green tea mixture with tea tree oil topically and got some relief. Have this problem for two weeks. Yesterday i felt warm and in seconds got a heat rash with tingling on both arm

Fungal: Sounds fungal in nature- try some over the counter lotrimin crea. If ineffective, you may need to see a doctor to determine the cause. Moist areas in the folds of the body are also at risk for intertrigo- which may be caused by fungus, yeast, bacteria. Keep the area clean and dry and visit your doctor if it does not get better.. ...Read more

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I need a good tea tree oil shampoo what are good ones? I have scaly itchy rashes on scalp causing hair loss and want to try tea tree!

I need a good tea tree oil shampoo what are good ones? I have scaly itchy rashes on scalp causing hair loss and want to try tea tree!

Tea tree: While tea tree oil has antiinflammatory properties , salicylic acid shampoo such as t-sal by neutrogena may be helpful for dry itchy scalp . See your dermatologist for the best treatment options. ...Read more

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How do I control gas when taking fish oil supplements?

How do I control gas when taking  fish oil supplements?

Gallbladder support: There are two answers. 1. The fish oil you are consuming may be rancid or processed poorly. 2. Bile is produced in the liver and stored in the gallbladder. One of bile's functions is to assist fat absorption. Bile is released when fat is detected in the upper GI tract. Insufficient gall-bladder function or bile production may lead to gas or burping as the fat is not fully absorbed. ...Read more

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Can fish oil cause welts or rash?

Can fish oil cause welts or rash?

Fish oil: It can if you have a seafood allergy. ...Read more

Fish Oil (Definition)

Fish oils contain two active omega-3 fatty acids, dha and epa. Most fish oil products contain both dha and epa, but supplements enriched in dha or epa are available. Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to significantly reduce sudden cardiac death. Some studies also indicate the potential for benefits in dementia and risk of heart attack. The omega-3 content of cold water ...Read more


Gas (Definition)

"gas" is, of course, a phase of matter - the air we breathe is a gas. In a medical context, "gas" can refer to having too much gas in the bowels, causing burping, or cramping in the belly. It also can refer to flatulence, ...Read more