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For months, rash on my forearm. It seems to flare up and subside but cannot identify pattern. Skin prone to eczema but this has a distinct oval shape?

For months, rash on my forearm. It seems to flare up and subside but cannot identify pattern. Skin prone to eczema but this has a distinct oval shape?

Rash on the arm: Can be a lot of things, but most commonly contact dermatitis e.g. poison ivy, fungal infection (ringworm), psoriasis. Please make a virtual consultation with one of our HealthTap physicians or see a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...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


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Low positive ana, dual pattern speckled, centromere. Positive aca and positive histone ab igg. After c/o skin rash and moderate right hip pain.

Low positive ana, dual pattern speckled, centromere. Positive aca and positive histone ab igg. After c/o skin rash and moderate right hip pain.

Need to be evaluated: A low titer (concentration) ANA test is not particularly helpful to make a diagnosis. Even with a particular pattern (speckled) and anti-centromere antibodies and anti-histone antibodies. Your rash and hip pain are more important as well as inflammatory markers like an ESR and a CBC if they are normal or not. See your doctor and ask for a referral to a rheumatologist if you are concerned. ...Read more

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How can skin rashes be treated?

How can skin rashes be treated?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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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Can dry skin cause rashes?

Can dry skin cause rashes?

Dry skin: It does not cause rashes but scales. If you scratch then it will develop some time. Moisturizing cream or lotions will be helpful. ...Read more

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How can I prevent skin rashes?

How can I prevent skin rashes?

By determining the: Cause of your rashes. If you have contact dermatitis - avoid the substances that trigger it. For instance- could you be allergic to soaps, lotions, clothing, etc? ...Read more

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Could lysol work on some skin rashes?

Could lysol work on some skin rashes?

Not recommended.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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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Can I eat sardines if I have skin rashes?

Yes: Unless you are specifically allergies to sardines, you can eat them and their should be no relationship to skin rashes. ...Read more

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Will the urethritis cause skin rashes?

Will the urethritis cause skin rashes?

Reiter's syndrome,: Now called reactive arthritis, can be associated with urethritis and skin rashes may occur with this. Skin rash as a result of antibiotic allergy can also occur. Best to check these possibilities with your doctor. ...Read more

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Could having diabetes give you skin rashes?

Could having diabetes give you skin rashes?

Yes, possible.: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What other skin rashes look like ring worms?

What other skin rashes look like ring worms?

Ring: Ringworm or tinea, pityriasis rotunda, erythema annulare centrifugum, nummular eczema are just a few diseases which have ring appearance. ...Read more

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Does tablet sinarest causes any rashes on skin?

Maybe: Any type of oral medication can cause rashes on the skin. ...Read more

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What is causing my sister's skin rashes and itching?

Rash: To best diagnose a skin rash, consult your primary physician. If he gets stomped, he can send you to a dermatologist. The most common cause is eczema - skin allergy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can prevent from skin rashes?

Can you tell me how I can prevent from skin rashes?

Many possibilites: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My 3 month baby has skin rashes? What to do in this case

My 3 month baby has skin rashes? What to do in this case

See your doctor: Either have your child's pediatrician or a dermatologist examine this problem. There are a number of conditions that can cause the symptoms you describe in a 3 month old. Seeking evaluation now can help you identify the cause and possible treatments. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have skin rashes light black and bleeding after using shop?

I have skin rashes light black and bleeding after using shop?

See doctor: Bleeding skin rash (not from scratching) is always of concern. See your doctor now preferably a dermatologist. If there has been a new drug introduced recently, call your doctor to find out if you can stop it or get a substitute. ...Read more

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Why do I get rashes on my skin whenever I were a metallic jewelry?

Why do I get rashes on my skin whenever I were a metallic jewelry?

Contact dermatitis: Recognize which metal causes it and avoid them. If it is too much see a dermatologist. Best is to avoid all those metal products which are causing it. ...Read more

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My baby is 6 weeks old and already has skin rashes. What can I use?

My baby is 6 weeks old and already has skin rashes. What can I use?

Be more specific.: Rashes of various types are fairly common in babies, but no one can suggest a treatment without knowing the cause. Your best bet is to have your baby examined by your pediatrician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I remove my skin rashes without paying a big amount for derma?

How can I remove my skin rashes without paying a big amount for derma?

Derm app: There are so many rashes that exist, it would take more information to answer your question. You can download a dermatology app to your smartphone for free, take a picture of your rash, and send it to a dermatologist. You might be able to get a free and accurate answer. ...Read more

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What to do about dry skin and rashes and stuff, come on people gimme input?

What to do about dry skin and rashes and stuff, come on people gimme input?

Get them seen: We'd love to help, but nobody here can see yoru rash. Very severe dry skin is often congenital ichthyosis which is often best treated with lanolin. A rash needs to be seen by a practitioner. If you get a rash shortly after beginning a new medication, stop the medication and see your physician. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of skin rashes a person can get from the heat?

What are the different kinds of skin rashes a person can get from the heat?

Hmmm: I am not a dermatologist but yes you can get a rash from heat. You can get a rash from sweating. You can get a skin infection and get a rash. I think you need to consult a dermatologist if your rash persists/. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dry skin and rashes and stuff, come on people gimme input?

What to do if I have dry skin and rashes and stuff, come on people gimme input?

See a derm: There are many treatments and skin care regimens that can help you get your skin under control but the first step is finding out what is going on with your skin (acne, ezcema, seborrheic dermatitis...) So get into Derm and get some answers and better skin:) ...Read more

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Why my skin is always ichy while my skin doesn't have any rashes and spots on it.?

Why my skin is always ichy while my skin doesn't have any rashes and spots on it.?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps ; wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot! Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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

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 began taking zinc again and my skin began to itch and get rashes. How is this possible?

I began taking zinc again and my skin began to itch and get rashes. How is this possible?

Do not know!: Zinc deficiency is associated with dry skin and dermatitis, and psoriaform lesions. It is an essential nutrient. It could be filler or exipient in your zinc gluconate. Zinc is an essential nutrient. If you take a multivitamin, you are getting 15-17.5mg. It is added to most cereals, as the gluconate. ...Read more

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My baby has white patches in his skin after his rashes healed. Does anyone know why it is?

My baby has white patches in his skin after his rashes healed. Does anyone know why it is?

Postinflammatory: It's called postinflammatory change, and it's quite common. After a rash heals, many people are left with discoloration (either lighter or darker than normal) in the involved areas. It is of no consequence, and the color will return to normal with time. A bit of cautious sun exposure will speed the process, but a baby's skin is prone to sunburn, so be very careful. ...Read more

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Sir I getting rashes in my body. I take food after I get rashes on my skin. What reason I get rashes?

Sir I getting rashes in my body. I take food after I get rashes on my skin. What reason I get rashes?

Dermatology Eval: Truth of the matter is that there are MANY causes for rashes. This needs to be medically evaluated to determine the cause. ...Read more

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My wife have some bumps on her skin I would like to know if living next to pigenfarm could cause rashes?

My wife have some bumps on her skin I would like to know if living next to pigenfarm could cause rashes?

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

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