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I have a rash on my side face and chest with flu symptoms any idea what could be I have pics they r circle shaped with red around?

I have a rash on my side face and chest with flu symptoms any idea what could be I have pics they r circle shaped with red around?

Rash: This is probably a viral syndrome that is going to resolve itself. If it persists greater than a week, have the local family doctor check you out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Rash On Chest (Definition)

Rash (exanthem): is a lesion (s) which affects color/ texture/ appearance of skin. This skin eruption may have many possible causes- allergies, medical conditions/ diseases, hormones, or contact with damaging substances. Rash of ...Read more


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Two year old has pimple like bumps on chin and looks like a light rash on chest and back. No fever, no symptoms. What could it be?

Two year old has pimple like bumps on chin and looks like a light rash on chest and back. No fever, no symptoms. What could it be?

Rash: Difficult to know without seeing it. 1 possibility is that it may be staph or strep on his chin, called impetigo with a more generalized rash that often accompanies it. If this is the case he requires antibiotics to protect particularly his kidneys. Have the rash examined and get a confirmed diagnosis to help with his care. All the best in getting this sorted out. ...Read more

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I've had a morning cough for a month. Never any flu symptoms. Now my left arm goes numb when I lie down. Cancer? Had clear chest X-ray 6 months ago

I've had a morning cough for a month. Never any flu symptoms. Now my left arm goes numb when I lie down. Cancer? Had clear chest X-ray 6 months ago

Cancer?: Doubtful especially with a normal chest radiograph in the last 6 months. The cough and the left arm are probably 2 separate conditions. I would start with your PCP or see an ENT/pulmonologist for the cough. See an orthopaedic doc for the left arm. ...Read more

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Cold/flu symptoms 3mths suddenly palpitations, shaking, sweating, pains in left arm/chest lasting 3hrs thyroid fine. Do I possibly have an infection?

Cold/flu symptoms 3mths suddenly palpitations, shaking, sweating, pains in left arm/chest lasting 3hrs thyroid fine. Do I possibly have an infection?

See a doctor: Yes, you may have an infection, but there are numerous other possibilities. These symptoms are serious and should not be ignored any longer. Go and see somebody and be professionally evaluated. Good luck and get better. ...Read more

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What can I do if my mom is really sick. She has flu symptoms and a rash. Should I be worried?

What can I do if my mom is really sick. She has flu symptoms and a rash. Should I be worried?

See a doctor: Why don't you have your mom see a doctor? That way any possible serious issue can be resolved. Your question is impossible to answer specifically. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my torso but no flu symptoms. It flares up when I get stressed or anxious and its been here for a little over a week. What is it?

I have a rash on my torso but no flu symptoms. It flares up when I get stressed or anxious and its been here for a little over a week. What is it?

Neurodermatitis: Or atopic dermatitis can cause rash which flares up when stressed out. Genetics may play a role. Check out this link. Take care and have fun in life! Http://www. Almirall. De/al/en/info-centre-skin/eczema/atopic-eczema-neurodermatitis/symptoms. Php http://psychcentral. Com/blog/archives/2011/01/23/11-tips-to-help-manage-anxiety/. ...Read more

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Had flu symptoms for five days now have itchy rash on the tops of thighs?

Had flu symptoms for five days now have itchy rash on the tops of thighs?

Infection related: It is not uncommon to develop hive-like rashes in association with viral illness and even strep infections. As the infection resolves or is treated, so will the rash. These rashes are more common in children. The location being the tops of the thighs in curious. Take a photo to show your doctor. Follow the progression and if not better, see dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am experiencing excruciating breast pain (burning, shooting, itching and deep) immediately after nursing. Lasts for an hour. No puss or flu symptoms?

I am experiencing excruciating breast pain (burning, shooting, itching and deep) immediately after nursing. Lasts for an hour. No puss or flu symptoms?

FAQ nursing pain: Excrucuating pain as described needs a doctor's evaluation. In the interim, please check this link FYI: http://kidshealth. Org/en/parents/breastfeed-discomfort. Html ...Read more

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Can post-flu symptoms (clear sticky mucus, uncomfortable breathing, no gasping, tightness in ribs, fatigue, no fevers) linger on and off for months?

Can post-flu symptoms (clear sticky mucus, uncomfortable breathing, no gasping, tightness in ribs, fatigue, no fevers) linger on and off for months?

Need further work up: If you have a cough or wheezing or intermittent shortness of breath you need further evaluation by a physician, the above symptoms wouldn't have been concerning for a few weeks but if you have them for months you need to be seen. ...Read more

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I hv 2 fibrocyst in lft breast. Found them last year, had biopsy, not cancerous. I am breastfeeding. I hv green goo, pain, and flu symptoms. Thoughts?

I hv 2 fibrocyst in lft breast. Found them last year, had biopsy, not cancerous. I am breastfeeding. I hv green goo, pain, and flu symptoms. Thoughts?

Mastoiditis: You may have an infection of your Breast. These are not uncommon and is probably not related to the cyst you have in your Breast. These tend to occur during breastfeeding. We generku advice people to continue breastfeeding, apply warm compresses to the Brest fir about 5-20 minutes 2-3 times a day to help with pain and swelling. See your doctor as in some cases antibiotics are neccesary. ...Read more

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Mild flu symptoms 2 days. Fever 100.8. Occ cough fits., low mucus. Aching under full left ribcage; a spasm feel if I push under ribs near stomach. Energy ok. No medical ins. What could it be?

Mild flu symptoms 2 days. Fever 100.8. Occ cough fits., low mucus. Aching under full left ribcage; a spasm feel if I push under ribs near stomach. Energy ok. No medical ins. What could it be?

Sounds like a: Viral infection. You can just treat the symptoms if you don't get much worse. Mucinexdm will loosen and help with the cough. Dayquil and nyquil help too. Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) for fever or aches. A cool mist humidifier in the room will help too. Did you get a flu shot? ...Read more

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Lmp 19 dec for 6 days. Having terrible breast pain, moodiness, dizzy. Last intercourse 10 dec. Having flu symptoms. What could be cause?

Lmp 19 dec for 6 days. Having terrible breast pain, moodiness, dizzy. Last intercourse 10 dec. Having flu symptoms. What could be cause?

Pregnant?: Or the flu? It is too soon to haveissed a period and very rare to have pregnancy symptoms before you miss your period. Obote for a viral illness even if you are pregnant ...Read more

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My 7 year old daughter has had a sore throat and flu symptoms last week now she has a small pimple type rash all over her face I've looked online and?

My 7 year old daughter has had a sore throat and flu symptoms last week now she has a small pimple type rash all over her face I've looked online and?

Need more info: Most of the symptoms described sound like a virus and so it is hard to say for sure without more information or picture. If there is fever present right now and sore throat I would recommend seeing your doctor for strep testing. If the testing is negative then they will likely tell you to give fluids and rest and supportive care. ...Read more

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My left breast near my armpit is sore to touch with lumps. No fever, redness or flu symptoms. Is it mastitis? I breastfeed

My left breast near my armpit is sore to touch with lumps. No fever, redness or flu symptoms. Is it mastitis? I breastfeed

Mastitis: It could be mastitis. I would continue breastfeeding and seek evaluation with a physician. If it is an early mastitis, antibiotics will likely be needed. ...Read more

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Having nausea, fatigue, lower abdo pain, feeling very hot, loss of appetite, flu symptoms, dizzy, faint, pain under left breast, missed period -hpt?

Having nausea, fatigue, lower abdo pain, feeling very hot, loss of appetite, flu symptoms, dizzy, faint, pain under left breast, missed period -hpt?

Not pregnant: Since your pregnancy test is negative you are not pregnant and you can mark that off the list. Since there are so many symptoms in all different unrelated body systems this complex combination of symptoms will require a visit to your primary care doctor to hep sort it out. ...Read more

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Toddler on day 6 of 103 fever, pink pin hole type rash on chest&back. Can Roseola rash appear before fever breaks or only after?

Toddler on day 6 of 103 fever, pink pin hole type rash on chest&back. Can Roseola rash appear before fever breaks or only after?

See DR NOW: Get off the internet and take the child to a DR. Not an "urgent care" or convenience clinic. See your pediatrician or PCP or go to ER. High fever for 6 days may be something we need to treat and may be serious. ...Read more

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Toddler on day 6 of 103 fever, pink pin hole type rash on chest&back. Can Roseola rash appear before fever breaks or only after?

Toddler on day 6 of 103 fever, pink pin hole type rash on chest&back. Can Roseola rash appear before fever breaks or only after?

Rash: roseola rash comes after the fever breaks
but this rash is worrisome
press on it if it does not blanch it is petichea and your child needs urgent attention
needs to be seen ...Read more

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Strep started Wednesday fever around 100°F. Feeling better, Fever staying around 99. But a red rash has come up around mouth. No color rash on chest t?

Strep started Wednesday fever around 100°F. Feeling better, Fever staying around 99. But a red rash has come up around mouth. No color rash on chest t?

Sandpaper rash: See your doctor if you develop a rash with strep throat especially if the person is not on antibiotics. In some people this is a sign that the antibiotics should be used longer or that additional studies should be done. (I included a picture of another strep related finding - tongue that looks like a strawberry.) ...Read more

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31 m asthma since birth prematur born pleural effusion in left lung with SOB recurring fever night sweats red rash on chest n back? Is it TB or what?

31 m asthma since birth prematur born pleural effusion in left lung with SOB recurring fever night sweats red rash on chest n back? Is it TB or what?

Possible: 31 yr old with fever night sweats and one sided effusion in an endemic area for tuberculosis (TB) is first consideration. Please see your doctor, even if it is, very curable great medications are available. ...Read more

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My MS treatment Ocrevus kills off my CD20 positive B lymphocytes. I’m so worried about getting sick. I have a nagging flu symptoms for a week +?

My MS treatment Ocrevus kills off my CD20 positive B lymphocytes. I’m so worried about getting sick. I have a nagging flu symptoms for a week +?

Can be a cause but!: There can also be other causes. It is best to discuss with your physician.

This is a great drug and it can control your MS but you need guidance to take it safely. It is an immunosupressent and infection can be a risk.

We used the same drug in studies for Rheumatoid Arthritis and it did great but we do not have it availble for RA unfortunately ...Read more

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I have flu type symptoms and now have a round red rash on my chest and back only! I have never had a rash with the flu before, is this the flu I have?

I have flu type symptoms and now have a round red rash on my chest and back only! I have never had a rash with the flu before, is this the flu I have?

Unlikely: Influenza would not cause a rash such as you describe. Have the rash checked out by your doctor or a dermatologist. Possibilities include lyme disease and ring worm/dermatophyte infection. ...Read more

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7f rash on chest 101fever white patches on swollen tonsils slight sore throat. Light cough. Could it be strep throat and or what r the symptoms?

7f rash on chest 101fever white patches on swollen tonsils slight sore throat. Light cough. Could it be strep throat and or what r the symptoms?

Scarlet Fever: A sore red throat with or without white patches, fever, enlarged lymph nodes and fine red sandpaper like rash to the face or trunk is suggestive of Scarlet Fever (strep throat with a rash). Many viral infections can present similarly, so appropriate testing would be warranted prior to treating with antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more