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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 ?

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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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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?

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

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Rashes and itching on body while exposing in sunlight ? Can someone suggest the reasons and precautions for sunburn I am facing also the cure.

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

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Red welts no sunburn looking rash could it be hiv?

Red welts no sunburn looking rash could it be hiv?

HIV: This is conceivable, but no clinical findings are reliable in predicting HIV infection. If you have been potentially exposed it is wise to be tested. Good luck. ...Read more

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What type of rash is red and looks like sunburn and hurts?

What type of rash is red and looks like sunburn and hurts?

Drug reaction: Many things but the most serious is a drug reaction. I assume it's not a true sunburn. See a derm! ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sunburn (Definition)

Sunburn is an intense inflammatory response to excessive sun exposure. It actually represents the body's reaction to tissue damage ...Read more