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How to get rid of a red rash?

How to get rid of a red rash?

Rash: Without seeing the rash it is impossible to make a diagnosis and treatment plan. The rash could be due to medication, a contact dermatitis as in poison ivy, or a virus as in seen in pityriasis rosacea. See your local dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...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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How to get rid of a body rash?

How to get rid of a body rash?

Many different Rx's: Depends on what is causing the rash: allergy, fungal vs bacterial infection? See your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a allergic rash fast?

How to get rid of a allergic rash fast?

Define it: Most rashes that people think are allergic, aren't. Contact dermatitis is treated by avoiding the allergen and using steroid creams; hives are treated with antihistamines. But the first thing to do is figure out what it is. See your primary care doctor; if you think it's allergic, you can see an allergist, or a dermatologist will be able to help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a rash on my face?

How to get rid of a rash on my face?

Too many possible: There are hundreds of rashes and treatments. See a doctor to get the rash diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a fever blister?

How to get rid of a fever blister?

See below: Fever blisters are caused by reactivation of a chronic herpes simplex infection usually type i. It will resolve spontaneously without treatment. Severe cases or frequent recurrences can be treated with prescription oral acyclovir, Famvir (famciclovir) or valacyclovir (valtrex). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a genital rash?

How can I get rid of a genital rash?

Depends: Could be a lot of things. If it's jock itch (fungus) some topical antifungal like Clotrimazole will work. If it's herpes, there's not a lot you can do if it's been more than a couple days. There are other possibilities that need still different treatments. Better have it checked out. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eczema rash?

How can I get rid of eczema rash?

Moisture+/-cortizone: Increased moisture with lotions for sensitive skin (such as cetaphil, cerave, aveeno, (oatmeal) eucerin) after bathing with a body wash for sensitive skin (dove sensitive skin, aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil) will help. Apply loitons or creams frequently throughout the day. For very inflamed (red, itchy) patches, you can use otc 1% hydrocortizone after moisturizing for a few days. If not improving, call your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a blackhead and fever blister?

How to get rid of a blackhead and fever blister?

Valtrex/ extractor: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Extractor can be used for blackhead. ...Read more

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How to get rid of an allergy rash?

How to get rid of an allergy rash?

Out damn rash: Best way is identify and then avoid the cause. If itchy oral antihistamines can help. Topical medications esp. Steroids can help but should only be used briefly. If persistent check with pcp. May need to see dermatologist or allergist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my eczema?

How to get rid of my eczema?

Soaks and creams: Cool water soaks, ointments, steroid creams and possible further allergy eveluation. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of an underarm rash?

How can I get rid of an underarm rash?

Scented deodorants: This can be from excessive sweating creating an environment for candida or from an allergic contact reaction to the deodorant you are using. A topical cortisone cream may help if it is a contact allergy , reducing the sweating with a fragrance-free deodorant +/- an antifungal cream may control the candida infection. See a dermatologist if the above measures failed. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this rash from a fungal infection?

Multiple ways: First you need to make sure it is a fungal rash, a dermatologist can take a scraping and examine it. They can also then prescribe adequate medications to treat the rash once a proper diagnosis is made. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a skin rash easily, and naturally?

How do I get rid of a skin rash easily, and naturally?

Too many poss causes: There are so many different causes of skin rashes that it is difficult to answer this question. A ringworm-type rash needs completely different treatment than eczema. Some rashes are related to or caused by bacterial infections and treatment for them would be different too. A rash from scabies infection, a rash from poison ivy, a rash from the sun; all of these would have specific treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a bad rash on your leg?

Depends: It depends on what kind of rash you have and what is the mechanism for the rash. Thus no good answer without a better description. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my heat rash?

How to get rid of my heat rash?

Cool down : Cool down. Loose clothing to allow skin to breathe. Barrier to keep skin from rubbing ...Read more

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How to get rid of a rash on inside of elbows?

How to get rid of a rash on inside of elbows?

INSIDE OF ELBOW RASH: HOW LONG? DOES IT ITCH? COULD BE ANY NUMBER OF THINGS: DIFFERENT SOAPS, DETERGENTS, HOBBIES, FRAGRANCES, EXPOSURES TO CHEMICALS, ETC. A CAT OR A DOG, PERHAPS? IF NO BETTER, PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of persistent diaper rash?

How can I get rid of persistent diaper rash?

Diaper rash: If a diaper rash doesn't respond to frequent diaper changes and a good diaper cream, in a day or so; it may be a yeast diaper rash, or an infection. Have your pediatrician check it out ...Read more

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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


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