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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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What are the first signs of skin cancer, was using a space heater close to the skin for two months, now i have a rash between my legs.Should i go E.R?

What are the first signs of skin cancer, was using a space heater close to the skin for two months, now i have a rash between my legs.Should i go E.R?

No: Everyone needs to be familiar with early recognition of melanoma. Beyond this, other skin cancers are bumps that are not energencies. Your space heater will not give you cancer. A new rash is not skin cancer. Get seen if there is no improvement over two weeks. If this rash developed when you started a new medication, contact the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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I just noticed I have a rash between my legs, on my belly (near my belly button) and my arms near the armpits. What could cause this?

I just noticed I have a rash between my legs, on my belly (near my belly button) and my arms near the armpits. What could cause this?

New soap?: If you have begun any new detergents, fabric softeners, deodorant, soaps, lotions, perfumes, etc. stop them, it may be due to that. Either way, whenever you have a skin problem, (or a cough, cold, runny nose, etc) avoid fragrances and aerosols, and go fragrance and aerosol free till symptoms are gone. These products are respiratory tract and skin irritants. If your rash does not go away see MD. ...Read more

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Last jan. I had an oral sex with a lady. After that I have rashes in-between my leg fingers and it last up to 2 weeks and after that there is a fever ?

Last jan. I had an oral sex with a lady. After that I have rashes in-between my leg fingers and it last up to 2 weeks and after that there is a fever ?

Rash after sex: It is unclear to me if the rash you are describing is on your legs or your fingers, but regardless, whenever somebody has a rash that starts after sex it's important to get screened for sexually-transmitted infections including gonorrhea, syphilis and hiv. ...Read more

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I have reddish black tiny scabs on the outer foreskin of my penis. I also have a rash between my legs what could this be?

I have reddish black tiny scabs on the outer foreskin of my penis. I also have a rash between my legs what could this be?

Rash: Rash between the legs is often due to a yeast infection caused by friction and moisture. Scabs on the foreskin do not sound like a yeast infection there. It is advisable that you see your physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a rash between my inner legs close to vagina from rubbing together?

I have a rash between my inner legs close to vagina from rubbing together?

Rash: Chronic rubbing can cause a raw-type rash in any rubbing areas. Treat it kind of like a diaper rash--soothing moisturizer like vaseline, aquaphor or a&d ointment. It will heal the raw areas and help prevent chafing in the future. ...Read more

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I have some white rash between my legs right next to my penis and couple days after i saw some tiny redness about 4 to 5 of them and its itching ?

I have some white rash between my  legs right next to my penis and couple days after i saw some tiny redness about 4 to 5 of them and its itching ?

Jock itch?: You could have an early fungus infection ("jock itch"), which should respond to an otc anti-fungal cream. If it doesn't or it gets worse, let a dermatologist take a look at it and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have rash between my legs after having sex with my type 2 diabetes husband?

What to do if I have rash between my legs after having sex with my type 2 diabetes husband?

Hard to say?: This is difficult to say without having a visual on it. My best guess since this cropped up after sexual relations would be that it is a local irritation. This should clear up with some topical 1% hydrocortisone ointment for three or four days. ...Read more

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I have a rash in between my legs almost like razor burn. How can I remove it?

I have a rash in between my legs almost like razor burn. How can I remove it?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Could it be a yeast infection? "hi, I have a rash in between my leg and my vergina an it was itchy and it was pilling i m assuming due to the scratching i would to but know its not itchy but it is sensitive and red but it looks like its going away.. Is it

Could it be a yeast infection? "hi, I have a rash in between my leg and my vergina an it was itchy and it was pilling i m assuming due to the scratching i would to but know its not itchy but it is sensitive and red but it looks like its going away.. Is it

There : There are many possible source of your "rash". Allergic reaction: could you be sensitive to the material or elastic in a swimsuit, panties, shorts or pants? If so, an antihistimene tablet would help (benadryl, claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec) yeast: typically red with well defined borders, and a hazy white surface. May or may not have clumpy-white discharge. You can try any of the yeast preparations. Irritant: extremely itchy and red. Try an anti-itch cream (outside only). The drug stores have 1% hydrocortisone. 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