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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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I have a rash on my forehead from eyebrow waxing, I have prom tomorrow and I need to make the bumps go down as much as possible. What should I do?

I have a rash on my forehead from eyebrow waxing, I have prom tomorrow and I need to make the bumps go down as much as possible. What should I do?

Wait: It will likely be significantly better tomorrow on its own. But you can try taking an anti-inflammatory and applying ice. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a rash in my forehead bumpy but not itchy for about two weeks. How can I get rid of it?

I have a rash in my forehead bumpy but not itchy for about two weeks. How can I get rid of it?

See below: See your doc. Without looking at the rash, it is nearly impossible to make a guess as to it's etiology and thus be able to treat. ...Read more

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I have a skin rash on my forehead?

I have a skin rash on my forehead?

Have it evaluated.: 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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How to get rid of face rash? I already have rash on my forehead but suddenly the rash spreaded all over my face

How to get rid of face rash? I already have rash on my forehead but suddenly the rash spreaded all over my face

Face rash: Having a rash that suddenly spreads all over your face needs to be seen by a doctor for a definitive exam and diagnosis. The causes of rashes are diverse and only a doctor's exam can diagnose it. ...Read more

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One side of my neck my lymph nodes are really swollen, and I've had a fever for 2 days, headache, body aches and chills. Now I see I have two small rashes on my forehead that turned the skin around that area into lighter color. I also have started coughin

One side of my neck my lymph nodes are really swollen, and I've had a fever for 2 days, headache, body aches and chills. Now I see I have two small rashes on my forehead that turned the skin around that area into lighter color. I also have started coughin

Fevers and chills: You probably have a virus. It is not uncommon to have a fever with chills and small painful lymph nodes. This is the way the body is designed to work. Take some Motrin or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain and sting plenty of fluids. You will feel better in the next few days. ...Read more

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I have a flesh colored rash across my forehead, when I take ibuprofen it hurts, the skin feels tight and it tingles so much. No pus. What could it be?

I have a flesh colored rash across my forehead, when I take ibuprofen it hurts, the skin feels tight and it tingles so much. No pus. What could it be?

Rash: The feeling of tightness and tingling sounds like a possible contact dermatitis, however usually redness would develop. Tingling sometimes can be caused by herpes virus (herpes simplex or herpes zoster). A good first treatment would be to avoid applying makeup or other chemicals, and apply hydrocortisone 1% over the counter cream. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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What could cause rashes on the forehead of the toddler?

What could cause rashes on the forehead of the toddler?

Umm, hard to say.: Skin rashes are most difficult to diagnose without actually examining them. Where is it? Is it crusted? Is it spreading rapidly? Are there satellite lesions? What creams have you already tried? Heat and irritant rashes are common. Perhaps it would be wiser to have your pediatrician or dermatologist examine this. Then specific treatment and preventive measures could be discussed with more accuracy. ...Read more

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There are rashes of tiny red dots around the eyes and cheeks and forehead of my three year old son. Should I be worried?

There are rashes of tiny red dots around the eyes and cheeks and forehead of my three year old son. Should I be worried?

Rashes?: Ican be very common, but if instead of getting better is getting worse have him see his physician for evaluation, . ...Read more

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Hi im tasha I recently started getting small red bumps that look as if there rashes on my face by my forehead and cheek area and it's itchy.

Hi im tasha I recently started getting small red bumps that look as if there rashes on my face by my forehead and cheek area and it's itchy.

Facial rash: Small red bumps on face typically represent a rash. Rashes can be caused by many things such a virus, food allergies, contact allergies and more. If it persists for more than several days I recommend dermatology evaluation. Try to pinpoint what may have caused the rash. Topical corticosteroid creams may help ...Read more

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My 4 month had red rashes only on his face. Forehead, cheeks, and under his eyes. Can I use benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream?

My 4 month had red rashes only on his face. Forehead, cheeks, and under his eyes. Can I use benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream?

Not advised: This will not help with most pediatric rashes, including hives. Although this could be a benign viral eruption, best to notify the pediatrician for advice. ...Read more

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Will rashes on forehead, genital itch and tingling n white tongue be a sign of HIV or side effects of topiramate? . Last week, negative HIV test.

Will rashes on forehead, genital itch and tingling n white tongue be a sign of HIV or side effects of topiramate? . Last week, negative HIV test.

Topiramate: Those are all potential side effects of topiramate. Contact your doctor and ask him or her what to do. Best wishes. Info can be found at www. Drugs. Com and type in topiramate and look under side effects. More detailed side effects are under the for professionals section. ...Read more

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I woke up with a rash on my forehead. It is not itchy. I also have mild dizziness.

I woke up with a rash on my forehead. It is not itchy. I also have mild dizziness.

Viral?: Most likely a viral infection but if the problem spreads or persists beyond 10 days, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have been very stressed for the past two months. Lots of work. Yesterday I developed a mild rash on my forehead and today I am short of breath. Why?

Rash/sob: There is no way to tell you what is going on from out here. Your symptoms are nonspecific. If you are concerned you need to go see a dr. To be evaluated. ...Read more

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I get heat rash on my forehead when I golf and it's above 90 degrees. It only lasts for a few days. Preventative ideas?

I get heat rash on my forehead when I golf and it's above 90 degrees. It only lasts for a few days. Preventative ideas?

Heat rash: If the rash only occurs on your forehead when golfing, it might be related to the type of headgear you wear. Experiment with looser caps, wide brim hats, netted caps, absorbent material containing caps. Try taking your cap or visor off for a few seconds periodically during your round. ...Read more

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I get an eczema like rash on my forehead & around my mouth after eating chocolate?

I get an eczema like rash on my forehead & around my mouth after eating chocolate?

CHOCOLATE ALLERGY: You must be allergic to chocolate. Kids develop itchy rash around the mouth if they are allergic to food coloring after drinking juices. ...Read more

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I have RA and have a rough rash on my forehead, cheeks, chin, and bridge of nose that look like small white hairs coming out, is it lupus: I'm black?

I have RA and have a rough rash on my forehead, cheeks, chin, and bridge of nose that look like small white hairs coming out, is it lupus: I'm black?

Check it out: Lupus in the skin can take many forms. What you are describing sound convincing for a variation of skin lupus. I would see a dermatologist who can confirm this for you and help in clearing up the skin and giving you guidance on maintenance of you skin's health. ...Read more

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Used cetaphil soap n neoreen tablets and mometasone furoate loation for my oily n peeling skin and after 1 wk I had a rash on my forehead. What to do?

Used cetaphil soap n neoreen tablets and mometasone furoate loation for my oily n peeling skin and after 1 wk I had a rash on my forehead. What to do?

Stop using them: Of you developed rash after using all 3, then you should stop using them and once resolves may introduce one after the other to check what are you allergic to. Meanwhile if rash are itchy try OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream and Hydrocortisone cream for NO MORE than a week. If spreading and painful you should seek medical advise to make sure you do not have infection. ...Read more

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I've got a rash on my forehead between my eyes and on my nose. Is that a typical symptom of herpes simplex?

No: The most common condition affecting these areas in the way you describe is rosacea. You could also have shingles (zoster). Check with your ophthalmologist to rule out or treat these conditions. H simplex usually causes a very localized wet blistery lesion on the skin rather than a rash. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have a rash on forehead?

Is it ok to have a rash on forehead?

Rash: Rashes are not normal so have it evaluated. Could be eczema, acne, shingles, poison ivy, food intolerances. Would need to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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I developed a small rash in my forehead which am the only one who can see it after I ran the army 10 miler?

No problem: If I ran 10 miles and all I had was an invisible rash on my forehead, I would drop to my knees and thank the lord. It will probably be gone tomorrow; if not, let your medic have a look. ...Read more

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My forehead suddenly became dry this morning, it is irritating and it seems like a rash. Also air conditioning made it more dry. What should I do?

Moisturizer: Start with moisturizer several times a day to help the dry skin. Many times this is all it takes to make the skin feel and look better. If no improvement after a week, consider seeing your doctor as there may be an allergic or infectious component to the rash. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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Can teething cause a rash on my 9 month olds face and forehead?

Can teething cause a rash on my 9 month olds face and forehead?

Possibly: If your baby is constantly drooling the skin can become irritated and red around the mouth and chin. If the child runs at it the irritation becomes more angry. Drooling is almost always associated with teething, rashes not always. Forehead rashes are not associated with teething and come from some other cause. ...Read more

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My son has a slight rash on both forearms, one cheeck and his forehead. What do I need to do?

My son has a slight rash on both forearms, one cheeck and his forehead. What do I need to do?

Impossible to say: A rash can be as simple as a reaction to poison Ivy or early evidence of blood poisoning that may soon lead to death. A better description might help, but in the end it needs to be looked at to be sure. If he's playful and not bothered by it, it is likely nothing important. If he's acting sickly, take him in now. ...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