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How to dry up oozing yeast rash?

How to dry up oozing yeast rash?

Antifungal cream: You need to treat the fungus in order to stop the oozing. If this occurs at the skin folds (under the breasts, groin etc), consider using an antiperspirant powder regularly. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


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Very dry rashes on my butt. They've been there for a while. They aren't red, more like white. They don't itch but they bother me! Please help ?

Very dry rashes on my butt. They've been there for a while. They aren't red, more like white. They don't itch but they bother me! Please help

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Eczema or ringworm: If it's been there for a "while" (week? Month? Year?), it is likely to be in the eczema category, although it could be a ringworm (fungal infection). There are other, rarer possibilities. A dermatologist will be able to tell you which it is, and prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can dry skin cause rashes?

Can dry skin cause rashes?

Dry skin: It does not cause rashes but scales. if you scratch then it will develop some time. Moisturizing cream or lotions will be helpful. ...Read more

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What to do about dry skin and rashes and stuff, come on people gimme input?

What to do about dry skin and rashes and stuff, come on people gimme input?

Get them seen: We'd love to help, but nobody here can see yoru rash. Very severe dry skin is often congenital ichthyosis which is often best treated with lanolin. A rash needs to be seen by a practitioner. If you get a rash shortly after beginning a new medication, stop the medication and see your physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dry skin and rashes and stuff, come on people gimme input?

What to do if I have dry skin and rashes and stuff, come on people gimme input?

See a derm: There are many treatments and skin care regimens that can help you get your skin under control but the first step is finding out what is going on with your skin (acne, ezcema, seborrheic dermatitis...) So get into Derm and get some answers and better skin:) ...Read more

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I have got rashes around my gluteal region they are non itchy dry flaky causing discolouration around the area...

I have got rashes around my gluteal region they are non itchy dry flaky causing discolouration around the area...

Gluteal rash: Rash in the gluteal area can be seen with chronic moisture from sweating,prolonged sitting or from wearing certain tight-fitting clothing materials. Try wearing white cotton panties and avoid very tight-fitting clothes like jeans. For further evaluation and advice, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My baby face has rashes for weeks now, and now its dry, what could cause this and what can I do to prevent this? She's 1 1/2 month now.

My baby face has rashes for weeks now, and now its dry, what could cause this and what can I do to prevent this? She's 1 1/2 month now.

Could be normal: Babies this age can get a rash that is called neonatal acne. And well, it looks like small acne lesions. It is caused by hormonal changes and usually resolves on its own.
If there is any family history of eczema, it could be the start of this, and it feels like patchy or it could be something you are applying to your baby's skin that she is reacting to.
See the baby's doc to make sure. ...Read more

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Hello! I keep getting these skin rashes that itch and turns into dry skin that I can peel off. What is going on?

Hello! I keep getting these skin rashes that itch and turns into dry skin that I can peel off. What is going on?

Med eval: This would require a medical history and visualization of rash at minimum to diagnose. ...Read more

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Hi there what is the best remedy for skin rashes? It reccur now and then, it will dry for a while after a few days there will b a tiny bump.

Hi there what is the best remedy for skin rashes? It reccur now and then, it will dry for a while after a few days there will b a tiny bump.

Atopic dermatitis: Skin condition with xerosis and itchiness and recurrence sort of points to eczema / adopy! Mild steroids / tons of moisturizers and hygiene seem to do the trick! Warm regards to ya! ...Read more

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I get red rashes, swelling,after 1day they turn into dry and black/brown patches.this usually occurs after using some cosmetic products.why is it so?

I get red rashes, swelling,after 1day they turn into dry and black/brown patches.this usually occurs after using some cosmetic products.why is it so?

Reaction: You need to avoid those cosmetics your skin must be to sensitive for the harsh chemicals in the cosmetics vtry the hyper allergenic products they may be easier on your skin ...Read more

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I am asthematic. I keep getting itchy dry rashes all over body mostly due to heat. A circular patch appears which gets darker and then dis appears.?

I am asthematic. I keep getting itchy dry rashes all over body mostly due to heat. A circular patch appears which gets darker and then dis appears.?

Eczema: It may be eczema which is a dry skin condition that could be caused by allergies. Indoor dry heat could aggravate eczema. If you are asthmatic then you are more prone to developing eczema. Treatment includes moisturizers, antihistamines and steroid creams. Humidifiers can be helpful during the heating season. ...Read more

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Does dry skin rashes follow the vains up the leg?

Does dry skin rashes follow the vains up the leg?

Yes: So called "venous eczema" are skin changes that can overlie varicose veins, and are due to the underlying venous hypertension. They can be moisturized, and should get better with compression, or if you have surgery on your veins. ...Read more

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I itch all over but have no bumps or rashes, I just itch. Is it dry skin or something more?

I itch all over but have no bumps or rashes, I just itch. Is it dry skin or something more?

Many causes: This can be only dry skin or a reaction to medication, and be associated with renal, liver or a sluggish thyroid. It lotion does not help, blood tests and review of medications is indicated. ...Read more

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What is the oitment for dry red flaky rashes caused by allergy with make up? 5 days now. Is it dermatitis?

What is the oitment for dry red flaky rashes caused by allergy with make up? 5 days now. Is it dermatitis?

Contact Dermatitis: Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. There are two kinds of contact dermatitis: irritant or allergic.
Irritant dermatitis is the most common type. It's caused by contact with cosmetics, and others. Treatment is with prescription strength topical cortisone such as Cloderm or Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion. ...Read more

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Red, dry, and hot (not itchy or painful) 10cm-diamater rashes on my mid-outer thighs. Irregular shape is identical on both thighs.

Needs exam: Red and hot is either hives or abscess formation; however, you will need to submit a photo and I suggest and examination: cannot actually be answered here without a picture or exam. ...Read more

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I have tiny flesh colored rashes on my forearms. They look like goosebumps. Also, dry circular patches of dry skin. What could it be?

I have tiny flesh colored rashes on my forearms. They look like goosebumps. Also, dry circular patches of dry skin. What could it be?

Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to see what it might be. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals, excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, over-the-counter hydrocortisone 1% cream usually helps. Itchy bumps on many body parts might be an allergic reaction to something or from other causes. ...Read more

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My daughter has small red rashes that apper for about a week and then dry up and go away small reddish pink raised bumps. How do I cure these?

My daughter has small red rashes that apper for about a week and then dry up and go away small reddish pink raised bumps. How do I cure these?

See the doctor: This rash needs to be evaluated. More details on history, pattern, age, etc need to be provided to give a proper diagnosis. Start with your pediatrician, let them evaluate her. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more