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How Long Does Diffuse Rash Associated With Sunburn Last
I have a red sore rash all over apart from my face, only way to describe it is it looks like sunburn?
Elderly mom has sunburn like rash all over except face. She looks like she has been on beach for a week. With psoriasis type scales on arms belly. Sev?
She needs to be seen: By a dermatologist. In addition to psoriasis, the generalized rash could be due to many causes- underlying medical condition, allergic reaction to meds/ foods, autoimmune condition, toxic epidermal necrolysis etc let the specialist make an accurate diagnosis and proper treatment! Hope she gets better! ...Read more
The rash develops after the initial symptoms. These symptoms can last for 7-10 days and can include
-cough. ...Read more
Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, abdominal folds. ...Read more
I have had a rash in the areas of a bad sunburn that I am thinking could be sun poisoning. Can the bumps last for several weeks?
Photosensitivity: It sounds like you're describing a photosensitivity, which could be more than a simple sunburn. If you were on medication when u were 'over exposed' to the sun like that, this could explain the rash appearance. The good thing about the skin is it regenerates quite quickly, so hopefully the sun damage will disappear in a couple weeks. See a dermatologist if you need more help or try posting photos. ...Read more
Relating my pervious question ive had the rash on my hand since last summer I got sunburn but I also had a herpes down below last year too?
Not a chat room: The site is not a chat room. Your questions are not linked, so this one makes no sense by itself. If there was information in your last question, it has disappeared into the oblivion of the site. Be sure to review any question you submit and be sure it has enough information to be answered. ...Read more
I have a rash on my right arm and a bit on the left. It is not raised and not itchy- like a sunburn. It has looked the same for the last two weeks.?
Rash: Difficult to say without a pictureGet a more detailed answer ›
Diffuse rash across hands, arms, legs & feet for a week. Spots on hands now like small blood blisters (1mm), don't disappear under glass. Feel fine.
Rashes and itching on body while exposing in sunlight? Can someone suggest the reasons and precautions for sunburn I am facing also the cure.
Photosensitivity.: You may be experiencing photosensitivity to sunlight. Another possibility is that something you are applying to the skin, followed by exposure to sunlight, creates a reaction or rash. See a dermatologist for the treatment. In the interim, avoid sunlight by using protective clothing (contains an spf within clothing) and use spf 30 or higher sunscreen, preferably with a physical blocker. ...Read more
The skin on my chest feels tender, like sunburn, but there are no visible marks or rashes. Could this be brought on by stress? It's very sensitive!
Did you: What things have you used on your skin? ...Read more
Son suffers from anxiety severe sunburn and blistery rashes from sun canker soars fatigue joint pain and now leg itching resulting in rash. Lupus?
Need more history: In that the above information is insufficient to make a specific diagnosis. How much sun exposure? Is son fair or olive skin? One joint or multiple? Injury or none? Appearance of rash, possible contact or exposure, history of eczema, etc. If chronic and feeling fatigued, start with a physical by your doctor and blood tests may be helpful. ...Read more
I've got this rash over my body that looks like sunburn and a burning sensation like I've been burnt but it isn't sunburn so what is it?
I have a rash after taking clindamycin that appears like a sunburn. I have no other symptom I'm assuming it's a reaction... Will it go away w/o meds?
? Fifth's disease: Erythema infectiosum or fifth disease is caused by the parvo virus b-19. And can often present as a "slapped cheek" appearance of a rash that can also spread to the hands. It is self limiting and treatment is supportive. (rest, fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever and aches). If persists, see the dr. ...Read more
Sunburn: Consult a Dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ever since my chest got sunburned a few months ago, it will randomly break out with a rash when I go outside. Why does this happen?
Poikiloderma: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, So it's impossible to tell you the exact diagnosis and/or therapy, My Best advice would be to call and make an appointment with the dermatologist. There are many conditions which make neck rashes, so you need to have a dermatologist see the rash. ...Read more
Hi ever since I got sunburn in beginning of july I have a constant red itchy lumpy rash which is spreading up and down my forearms?
Had rash from surgery prep, the rash is gone now but scratched area has darkened and is now peeling (going on for 3 weeks) like sunburn. Help?
Wait: Give it time. If persists, see dermatologist. ...Read more
I got a sunburn and a lot of skin peeled off. Now there are a ton of tiny blood red dots all over. Looks like a rash. What is it and will it go away?
Healing skin: Your skin has been damaged. Keep it well moisturized and use sunblock spf 30 or greater every 2 hours while outside. All sunblocks have to be applied every 2-3 hours no matter what the manufacturer says. ...Read more
1 week ago I got a smooth red rash on my neck (looked like patch of sunburn), now it changed color to light brown and is scabby and dry. Is it normal?
For a sun burn:
What you described appears to be the usual progression of sun burn.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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