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How Long Does Itchy Rash Associated With Ringworm Last
A circular non itchy rash on leg for 2 months. At first there was a large spontaneous bruise with it. Mystery autoimmune? Ringworm? Other?
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
I have patches of an itchy rash on arms and legs. When it started i thought it was ringworm but none of the OTC meds have worked. I have pics. Ideas?
There are lots...: ...Of possibilities, but this time of year it is most likely to be an allergic response to something that came in contact with your arms, such as poison ivy, particularly if you've been working in the garden or camping or clearing weeds. Over-the-counter creams are too weak for such rashes, so let a dermatologist give you a precise diagnosis and treatment. Could we see the photos? ...Read more
A few days: Allergic reactions to antibiotics are not common but it may happen. An IgE mediated reaction to a medication may usually present early and with hives and may need interventions such as medications. A late reaction to a medication ( a few days later) that is non-IgE mediated will typically go away on its own once medication is stopped, but it may take another 24-72 hrs to resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
IF they work.. Fast.: Oral and especially topical antihistamines may have a slight- if any- effect on itching and will be noticeable quite soon after use. ...Read more
Unlikely: Itching is generally not a major component of lupus rashes. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
What could cause a persistent itchy rash in only one armpit that has lasted for at least two months but hasn't spread?
ARMPIT RASH: WHY UNDER ONE ARM I DON'T KNOW. IF ITS UNDER THE ARM THAT DOES ALL THE WORK, LIKE WRITING, LIFTING, EATING, ETC., IT MAY BE A CONTACT DERMATITIS FROM SOAP, DETERGENT, STUFF YOU MAY BE PUTTING ON WITH YOUR DOMINANT HAND. BE A DETECTIVE AND IF IT DOESNT GET BETTER, SEE DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more
Pain in both hips r>l for about 2 months, itchy rash that comes and goes sometimes covers a large portion of my body and can last quite awhile. ?
Hip pain rash: Concerning symptoms needs a physicians attention. History physical examination and appropriate blood work indicated. ...Read more
Have a non itchy rash that started on my chest last wk, now on abdomen and back. I feel great. What cld it be?
Non-itchy rash: Many possibilities: might be sensitivity to bath soap, laundry detergent, fabric softener, dyes/ chemicals in new (unwashed) shirt, cologne or body spray; if u sweat a lot, might be prickly heat; might be viral infection like measles/ rubella. Cool compresses & oral antihistamine (claritin/zyrtec/benadryl) may help. See doc for close exam of rash for more exact possibilities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more
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