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I have a itcy rash on my neck and the top of my hands. Why?

I have a itcy rash on my neck and the top of my hands. Why?

Allergy?: An itching rash can be a number of things but considering its locations might be from something you came in contact with. Less likely, but still possible, is eczema which is another form of itching rash. People who have asthma and/or seasonal allergies are more prone to eczema. Keep an eye out for possible triggers to help differentiate the cause of the rash: detergent, pets, poison ivy, etc. ...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 don't know what is it all about. It looks like skin rashes on by both hands and left &right neck.i have clicked photo of it. But there is no option?

I don't know what is it all about. It looks like skin rashes on by both hands and left &right neck.i have clicked photo of it. But there is no option?

Skin rash: Best option is to have your doc look at it. Next, would be a virtual consult on HealthTap. There is a fee for this. Make sure it will accept your photo first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Having small red itchy rashes for last 5 days. Close to 25 points. Mostly on my hand, neck, chest & back. Itching is not continuous on all points.

Having small red itchy rashes for last 5 days. Close to 25 points. Mostly on my hand, neck, chest & back. Itching is not continuous on all points.

Allergy/Insect bites: You have an itchy rash on different parts of your body.It may be due to an allergy to something or it may be an allergic reaction to some kind of insect bite like mosquito bite.There are other possibilities .Have it checked if it persist.Meanwhilevyou can take some anti itching meds like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) over the counter till you see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have got rashes on stomach , neck and hands . Took Allegra for two days but not helped. Took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) today morning and so far same situation .

I have got rashes on stomach , neck and hands . Took Allegra for two days but not helped. Took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) today morning and so far same situation .

See doctor: Many things can cause a skin rash but the more common ones are viral infection and drug reaction . Benadryl (diphenhydramine) only benefits hives caused by histamine but not other rashes . If you have no other symptoms, you may wait a week and see if it disappears. If the problem persists beyond that or you start to develop other symptoms , see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have neck stiffness and rashes on hands & feet. Could this be caused by meningitis vaccination i received 2 days ago?

I have neck stiffness and rashes on hands & feet. Could this be caused by meningitis vaccination i received 2 days ago?

Unlikely: There are few things that produce a rash on the palms and soles, including syphilis and tick borne illnesses like rocky mountain spotted fever. This sounds like you should go to a doctor and be evaluated. Good luck. ...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