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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


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I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

Allergic reaction: You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it helps. If no improvement in a couple of days, end us a picture on a virtual consult to help us make a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can chronic fatigue cause abnormal gait (weak legs), low grade fevers, itchy rashes on upper chest and back, and patches of goose bumps come and go?

Can chronic fatigue cause abnormal gait (weak legs), low grade fevers, itchy rashes on upper chest and back, and patches of goose bumps come and go?

Chronic fatigue: Chronic fatigue can arise from many sources - not the least of which is not sleeping soundly. Have your doctor refer you for a sleep study. If that turns out OK a consult with a neurologist will evaluate your abnormal (weak) gait would be my next choice for you. ...Read more

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Itchy rash that comes and goes all day long. Different spots all the time. They look like goosebumps.What is it? My dr. said sand mites.

Itchy rash that comes and goes all day long. Different spots all the time. They look like goosebumps.What is it? My dr. said sand mites.

Uncertain: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I have a rash that looks like goosebumps and is very itchy on my back upper arms? What is this and is it contagious

I have a rash that looks like goosebumps and is very itchy  on my back upper arms? What is this and is it contagious

Goosebumps: You probably have a skin condition called keratosis pilaris which is a benign chronic condition. Treatment consists of moisturizing cream and, occasionally, Hydrocortisone cream. Once in a while, using an exfoliant may help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the rash on my arms?Its itchy and small bumps like goosebumps. Could it be my eczema. Goin to skin dr in 3 weeks

How can I get rid of the rash on my arms?Its itchy and small bumps like goosebumps. Could it be my eczema. Goin to skin dr in 3 weeks

Try Hydrocortiosone: You could try Hydrocortisone cream 1% over the counter twice a day to see if it will resolve the rash. If the rash worsens, then stop the cream immediately and follow up with the dermatologist. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on jaw line, neck, and arms. Looks like goosebumps until scratched, then red. About 2 weeks now, don't think I'm using anything new.

Itchy rash on jaw line, neck, and arms. Looks like goosebumps until scratched, then red. About 2 weeks now, don't think I'm using anything new.

See doctor: You may try taking antihistamine to see if this helps. If not, a topical hydrocortisone may be tried. However if the problem persists for > 6 wks or worsens, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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My 4 year old just got over the stomach flu and now has a rash all over his entire body that looks like goosebumps and is itchy. What could this be?

My 4 year old just got over the stomach flu and now has a rash all over his entire body that looks like goosebumps and is itchy. What  could this be?

Most likely...: After a viral infection which seems this was the case a rash could appear. In some cases it could be itchy and you can use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) OTC to relieve symptoms of itching. If he looks sick take him to see his doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy goosebump like rash on arms and neck as well as genitals. Skin colored goosebumps until scratched, then red.

Itchy goosebump like rash on arms and neck as well as genitals. Skin colored goosebumps until scratched, then red.

Itchy goosebumps: YOU DO NOT SAY HOW LONG IT HAS BEEN GOING ON.
NEW SOAP OR DETERGENT?
COLOGNES?
NEED LOTS OF DETAILS FROM YOU.
SEE A DERMATOLOGIST IF IT PERSISTS.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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No new products used, faint pink goosebump-like rash on arms/neck for 2.5 weeks. Itchy jawline/cheeks/chin, subsides w hydrocortisone.

No new products used, faint pink goosebump-like rash on arms/neck for 2.5 weeks. Itchy jawline/cheeks/chin, subsides w hydrocortisone.

Allergy VS sress: it can be contact dermatitis , if goes more than 6 weeks then see na allergist and or dermatologist. can try zyrtec (cetirizine) 10 mg at pm do not use strong steroids on face and arm pit ...Read more

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Can viral rashes be itchy?

Can viral rashes be itchy?

Yes: Yes there can be a mild itchy associated with viral rash and they can be treated with antihistamines. ...Read more

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Itchy all over body but no rashes what's going on?

Itchy all over body but no rashes what's going on?

Dry skin?: Dryness can cause itching without rash especially in the winter. Avoid really hot showers and use a good moisturizer. ...Read more

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What can cause non-itchy rashes to develop all over the body?

What can cause non-itchy rashes to develop all over the body?

Narrow it down: I want to help but this description could include several chapters in a dermatology text book. A photo or visit to the doctor can help narrow it down. Answers to questions like timing, duration , shape of the lesions, flat or raised , scaly or greasy, tenderness, medications are some of the clues that can provide clues. ...Read more

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Light rashes on the whole body but is not itchy. What is it called?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I've got rashes on my body for no reason, and it is so itchy! help?

I've got rashes on my body for no reason, and it is so itchy! help?

See doctor: There are many causes for skin rash and you should see your doctor about this especially if it has been present for more than 6 weeks. ...Read more

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My skin gets itchy everyday and when i scratch it, rashes are formed. What could this be?

Eczema?: It sounds like you may have an allergic condition in your skin, or something else might be causing you to itch. You should have your doctor take a look to see what might going on! ...Read more

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I'm itchy randomly in different places. I have no bumbs or rashes anywhere. What is the reason for this?

Dry skin: It is possible that you only have dry skin and you have to change your bathing habits. Only take short showers and use a mild soap only in your private areas. Apply a moisturizer cream at night and a lotion in the morning. If possible skip a shower for a day since your skin will thank you for that. ...Read more

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Why are my old stretch marks so itchy and has rashes?? And how do you know you are getting stretch marks?

Why are my old stretch marks so itchy and has rashes?? And how do you know you are getting stretch marks?

Local irritation : Sometimes they become dry and irritated causing itching. Sometimes they can become infected with normal yeast that is on your skin. Can try moisturizer several times a day in addition to any athletes foot cream 2-3 times a day for 2-3weeks. Hope this helps. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have got rashes around my gluteal region they are non itchy dry flaky causing discolouration around the area...

I have got rashes around my gluteal region they are non itchy dry flaky causing discolouration around the area...

Gluteal rash: Rash in the gluteal area can be seen with chronic moisture from sweating ,prolonged sitting or from wearing certain tight fitting clothing materials. Try wearing white cotton panties and avoid very tight fitting clothes like jeans. For further evaluation and advice, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Been getting a patch of itchy red rashes , they get inflamed then slowly fade away then reappears it happens only on certain parts of my body?

Been getting a patch of itchy red rashes , they get inflamed then slowly fade away then reappears it happens only on certain parts of my body?

Consultation: With a dermatologist is appropriate. Fading rashes may be allergic, viral or vascular in nature. Best to have someone take a look. ...Read more

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Hi, First of all I saw this rashes or whatever they are just this week. It's a little rough but it is itchy but not all the times. But i think it is spreading I am unsure of the cause. But I have been thinking if its because of the towel I used for almost

Hi, First of all I saw this rashes or whatever they are just this week. It's a little rough but it is itchy but not all the times. But i think it is spreading I am unsure of the cause. But I have been thinking if its because of the towel I used for almost

Rash: Please see a dermatologist or your family doc. Beyond that, have you changed your brand of laundry detergent? Are you on medications that may have that as a side-effect? Do you have enough good oil in your diet, i.e., olive oil & coconut oil. This is especially important in cold winter months. Avoid skin products w/alcohol in them because it will dry the skin. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can taking Dianabol cause itchy rashes?

Rashes: Yes it can cause exzema like rashes. ...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