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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hives (Definition)

An outbreak of red bumps or wheals that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, other substances). They can vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more


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How long does rash associated with erythema multiforme last?

How long does rash associated with erythema multiforme last?

1-3 weeks: It is, of course, variable based on each patient. Em is most often self-limited. Mild cases can resolve in 1-2 weeks but more advanced cases can take longer to resolve. ...Read more

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How long does itching last with herpes?

How long does itching last with herpes?

Herpes simplex: Itching is a subliminal form of pain. Herpes irritates nerve endings and this may last longer than the lesions which often resolve in 7-10 days but occasionally last appreciably longer. This is highly variable with the individuals involved. ...Read more

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How long does it take for red spots and itching to go away associated with scabies?

How long does it take for red spots and itching to go away associated with scabies?

2 weeks : It takes approximately 2 weeks for the rash and itch to resolve after treatment of scabies has been rendered. ...Read more

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How long does rash with target like lesions associated with erythema multiforme last?

How long does rash with target like lesions associated with erythema multiforme last?

Weeks : Erythema from skin inflammation can take weeks to clear and sometimes months to get rid of post-inflammatory discoloration. ...Read more

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How long does rash associated with oral thrush last?

How long does rash associated with oral thrush last?

Consider this: Thrush is a yeast infection. Antifungal medications help. Scraping the tongue is important... Use a tongue scraper and avoid foods and beverages with yeast such as beer and breads. It will usually clear up in 2 weeks but if it persists more aggresive actions can be employed. ...Read more

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How long does an HIV rash last? And do HIV causes hives to appear?

How long does an HIV rash last? And do HIV causes hives to appear?

Newly HIV positive?: Hiv seroconversion can appear in a variety of ways. A common way is a rash that can even be as severe as one causing hives. If you have any concerns that you got infected from HIV please find an expert to help you through this time. You can look here: http://www.Glma.Org. There are some great doctors in chicago that can walk you through this scare. ...Read more

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How long does swollen ankles associated with hellp last?

How long does swollen ankles associated with hellp last?

Depends on patient: Swelling in the legs or lower extremity associated with hellp syndrome (preeclampsia, toxemia, high blood pressure of pregnancy) resolves after delivery. How fast depends on the person. For some it is in the first 24-48 hours. For others it may last as long as 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does swollen ankles associated with preeclampsia last?

Until you deliver: The high blood pressure associated with preeclampsia will cause the swelling in the feet and ankles that will usually go away sometime after the baby is born, not before. Congrats on your upcoming birth and hang in there. ...Read more

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My skin contact with HCl => how long will this my skin rash last?

My skin contact with HCl => how long will this my skin rash last?

A couple of weeks. : This is a chemical burn of a certain degree and it will take days or weeks to for the skin to heal. ...Read more

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How long does drool rash associated with teething last?

How long does drool rash associated with teething last?

It depends: Any rash will last as long as the cause is present. Some good ways to deal with teething pain are teething rings or frozen wash clothes. Use tylenol (acetaminophen) for severe teething discomfort only. Try applying neosporin to the rash and keep the area clean wiping away saliva frequently. ...Read more

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Skin rash and itch from amoxicillin clav how long does it last?

Skin rash and itch from amoxicillin clav how long does it last?

See below: The rash and itching may worsen for 1-2 days after stopping the drug. It will then gradually fade over the next 5-7 days. Antihistamines may help. ...Read more

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How long does vesicular rash associated with hand foot mouth last?

How long does vesicular rash associated with hand foot mouth last?

About 10 days: This is the approximate life span of the illness. ...Read more

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How long does rash associated with fifth disease last?

How long does rash associated with fifth disease last?

Timing: The rash of fifths disease lasts for a couple weeks on the face, and can last for 1-6 weeks on the trunk. ...Read more

Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more