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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. 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 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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Hello Doctor, I have taken allerid for 2 days (4 tablets) a ew days back and developed skon rashes (itchy) on face, neck and hnads. Please advise me to get rid of this...

Hello Doctor, I have taken allerid for 2 days (4 tablets) a ew days back and developed skon rashes (itchy) on face, neck and hnads. Please advise me to get rid of this...

Time/fluids: It sounds like you have had an allergic reaction to this medication. Please make your doctor aware of this so that you are not prescribed anything similar in the future. Consult your doctor before using other antihistamines. Pushing fluids and time will get rid of the rash and itching but if it is severe see your doctor as you may need a steroid prescription. ...Read more

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I have a small, red, bumpy rash on the side of my chin. It get itchy sometimes. I thought it went away, but it came back. How do I get rid of it?

I have a small, red, bumpy rash on the side of my chin. It get itchy sometimes. I thought it went away, but it came back. How do I get rid of it?

Hard to say: Without knowing what it is. This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...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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How do I get rid of rashes on my face quick?

How do I get rid of rashes on my face quick?

Eval: There are many types of rashes. The type of rash needs to be known to provide specific recommendations. Recommend eval by your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my dry skin rashes using just OTC creams?

How do I get rid of my dry skin rashes using just OTC creams?

After you bathe...: ...Apply a good emollient lotion (any brand will do) to your skin while it is still moist, to lock in the moisture. If that doesn't solve the problem, there is more going on than just dry skin, and you will have to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my skin rashes? I wash hands all day long at the hospital.

How do I get rid of my skin rashes? I wash hands all day long at the hospital.

Hand eczema: Hand dermatitis (also known as hand eczema) often results from a combination of causes, including genetic makeup (constitutional factors), injury (contact with irritants) and allergy. Hand dermatitis is seen in industries involving cleaning, catering, metalwork, hairdressing, healthcare. Treat with moisturizers like cerave cream or cutemol 4-6 times per day. And prescription cortisone. ...Read more

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I'm currently on the Accutane, and one day I woke up with rashes on my face and both arms. Did Accutane cause rashes? If yes, how do I get rid of it?

I'm currently on the Accutane, and one day I woke up with rashes on my face and both arms. Did Accutane cause rashes? If yes, how do I get rid of it?

It is a side effect: Your rash can be caused by acutane. It is important that you avoid irritants such as sun during this time and stay moisturized. You should also show your rash to your current prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of rashes on my face?

How to get rid of rashes on my face?

Type of rash?: Treatment will vary with cause fungus, bacteria, virus, allergy? If mild combination of micatin (miconazole) and hydrocrotisone. Ream could be used. If it persists it is best to see physician for evaluation, tests if necessary and treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of rashes on my face?

How to get rid of rashes on my face?

History: If only on face think of a local dermatitis likely something you applied to the face. Review any oils cosmetics sun screens etc you applied even shave creams, night creams and perfumes. That will give a clue as to what caused this. Lanolin allergy is a common culprit. ...Read more

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How can I get get rid of itching on my face and I'm noticing some rashes as we'll.

How can I get get rid of itching on my face and I'm noticing some rashes as we'll.

The cause: You need to find out the cause. For a woman, facial cosmetics particularly perfumes and foundation mix are the most common contact allergens in my experience. Avoidance is essential since applying even more potent cortisone cream than Hydrocortisone would not help you without avoidance. Consult a dermatologist if necessary. ...Read more

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My brother he have a red rash in his head like a painting in wall could not get rid being a year please need your help.?

My brother he have a red rash in his head like a painting in wall could not get rid being a year please need your help.?

May: Need consult with a Dermatologist on health tap prime and show the rash or a clear picture of the rash ...Read more

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I have hard rashes with blackheads on my face from 5 years! I want to get rid of them?

I have hard rashes with blackheads on my face from 5 years! I want to get rid of them?

Acne: You are still during the period of time in life where acne can flourish significantly. If you have tried over the counter medication and failed it is time for a dermatology consult or even with your pcp if he (she) feels comfortable treating acne. You might need antibiotics in order to treat acne effectively. ...Read more

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Hi I got red rashes on my face I think its because I use bleach on yesterday, how to get rid of it immediately?

You may have: Damaged your skin by direct application of bleach. Be gentle with your skin. Ensure you apply sunscreen to that area to avoid further damage. ...Read more

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I used fadeout cream on my face now I have bumpy texture skin and looks like I have red mark rashes on my face for days! How can I get rid of them!?

I used fadeout cream on my face now I have bumpy texture skin and looks like I have red mark rashes on my face for days! How can I get rid of them!?

Redness on face: Use a good skin cream like eucerin as. Your face is probably pretty dry. You can also try a little Hydrocortisone creme on just the red area. Over the counter steroid creame may reduce the redness which is due to inflammation. Good luck. And feel better! ...Read more

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I have rashes around my genital area and the skin turned black around the area where I've rashes. How to get rid off this?

I have rashes around my genital area and the skin turned black around the area where I've rashes. How to get rid off this?

Intertrigo: Rashes in the genital are usually intertrigo which is caused by moisture and treated with a prescription medication called vytone cream 1% and a powder to keep the skin dry, zeasorb af which is otc. The darker skin is called postinflammatory hyper pigmentation meaning that skin irritation caused an increase in pigment. Treatment of this condition is with a bleaching cream called hydroquinone. ...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

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