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My fiancée woke up this morning with rashes above his torso part of the body and bumps (hives?) along with bumps on his mouth and gums, what is it?

My fiancée woke up this morning with rashes above his torso part of the body and bumps (hives?)  along with bumps on his mouth and gums, what is it?

Urticaria: Hives on trunk along with mouth and gums is an immune or allergic reaction to an antigen. An allergic reaction could be to foods, food additives and flavoring agents, medications including herbal agents and chemicals. Immune reactions are more common, most common being to viral infections. Over the counter antihistamines such as Claritin or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) have helped many patients. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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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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My inner lower lip and around my gums look like I have a rash and twice i ate something salty and it got really swollen, itchy and numb. Lasts 30-1hr?

My inner lower lip and around my gums look like I have a rash and twice i ate something salty and it got really swollen, itchy and numb. Lasts 30-1hr?

Allergy?: It sounds like you may have an allergy to something you've been eating. It could certainly be something else as well but the best bet is to get it looked at by a dentist. Allergies tend to become more severe with additional exposure so it is important to determine if that is the issue. Right now it sounds localized but if it becomes systemic, it could be serious. ...Read more

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My 4 mo old diarreha I think from teething becuz drool I c the teeth below gums but when will the diarreha stop? She has rash & hard to keep hydrated

My 4 mo old diarreha I think from teething becuz drool I c the teeth below gums but when will the diarreha stop? She has rash & hard to keep hydrated

Diarrhea : Diarrhea and other symptoms like runny nose, low grade fevers, coughs are not caused by teething - they are usually caused by viruses or bacteria, and sometimes by becoming intolerant to the formula u might be using. Usually diarrhea become better by themselves in about 5-7 days. If u r worried have the infant seen by a pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have a rash inside my mouth: lips, cheeks, on my gums. my tongue and corners of my mouth feel tight. what could this be?

I have a rash inside my mouth: lips, cheeks, on my gums. my tongue and corners of my mouth feel tight. what could this be?

Rash: would need to see a picture to tell you what it is. perform a virtual consult with a picture to help you ...Read more

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My mouth feels like a rash on my gums and inner lip but when i look at it you can't see anything, but I can feel it with my tounge. It doesn't hurt nor does it burn it just feels nasty?

My mouth feels like a rash on my gums and inner lip but when i look at it you can't see anything, but  I can feel it with my tounge. It doesn't hurt nor does it burn it just feels nasty?

Feels nasty?: Many possibilities here. What you "cannot see" might be visible and apparent to the trained eye of a dentist. Also need to take a medical and dental history. We can only guess without any further information. Either wait it out awhile or see a dentist for a consultation asap while it's still bothering you. ...Read more

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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