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How Long Does Itchy Rash Associated With Ringworm Last
I am experiencing buttock itch and itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) . Could be a ringworm?
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
A circular non itchy rash on leg for 2 months. At first there was a large spontaneous bruise with it. Mystery autoimmune? Ringworm? Other?
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
I have itchy skin all over. No sign of rash, but my mom has ringworm. Could my itchy skin be due to that or another issue? Never had this issue before
Itching: This could be due to allergy. have you changed anything in your daily routine? Like your soap, shampoo, laundry detergent & so on? Or have you eaten something new? Try to reduce salt in your diet, you may try benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtic. Also dry skin can be itchy, use moisturizing soap like dove . If no improvement .see your doctor .good luck. Ring worm should not cause generalized itching. ...Read more
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
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