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I have a rash on the back of my head how do I get rid of it?

I have a rash on the back of my head how do I get rid of it?

Needs examination: Needs to see what kind of rash before treatment. ...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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How can I get rid of an itchy rash with swelling on the back of my head near my neck?

How can I get rid of an itchy rash with swelling on the back of my head near my neck?

Get a diagnosis: Get a proper diagnosis. It could be fungal (tinea capitis) or bacterial (cellulitis) or allergic. These are all treated differently so it is important to know which one you have. ...Read more

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Have Shingles Feb.been getting sores in my head, face, mouth, pubic area, am on Valtrex (valacyclovir) rashes are itchy causing pain how do I get rid of shingles ?

Have Shingles Feb.been getting sores in my head, face, mouth, pubic area, am on Valtrex (valacyclovir) rashes are itchy causing pain how do I get rid of shingles ?

Change antiviral?: You cannot get rid of the virus that causes chicken pox and also shingles - varicella zoster. Would be odd, but not impossible, to have shingles on face and pubic area. May be another virus. Liquid from oozing lesions can be tested to see what virus it is. ...Read more

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I have a red irritated circle like rash on my penis head. What caused this& how can I get rid of it? I've had it for about 3 days& it sometimes hurts

I have a red irritated circle like rash on my penis head. What caused this& how can I get rid of it? I've had it for about 3 days& it sometimes hurts

Requires exam: If you cant get to a local urgent care clinic soon, pl consider calling for a live consult with a picture of the rash that would help. Painful genital ulcers may indicate Herpes in sexually active individuals, which requires some testing and promt treatment. Feel better:) ...Read more

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How do I get rid of these bumps in the back of my head? I have been trying for over four years now. Please help!

How do I get rid of these bumps in the back of my head? I have been trying for over four years now. Please help!

Depends: Many things can cause lumps on the back of your head, from benign cysts and lipomas, to scary things such as cancer! you need to get them checked out as the way to remove them depends on what kind of "bumps" they are. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of ingrown hairs? I have it on the back of my head for a while now.

How do I get rid of ingrown hairs? I have it on the back of my head for a while now.

Ingrown hairs: This is a common problem in some races. The most practical way is to let the hair grow long. Then the curled ends can't pierce thru the follicle or back into the skin. Often you need to be on an antibiotic to treat the folliculitis until the hair grows sufficiently. Go see your dermatologist. There are other treatments such as laser available for some people as well. ...Read more

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What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?

What are these pimples type bumps I continue to get on the back of my head and how do I get rid of them?

Several things: There are several conditions that i treat regularly which can present this way. Sometimes these are simple acne. More frequently these are caused by ingrown hairs that become inflammed. This is a condition known as folliculitis. It can be treated several ways including medications, laser hair removal and even surgery. Please see an experienced skin expert such as a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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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