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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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I have a bumpy red skin rash on the back of both arms for years?

I have a bumpy red skin rash on the back of both arms for years?

Keratosis Pilaris...: ...Is very common. I think of it as eczema of the hair follicles; some people also get it on the upper legs. A medium-strength steroid cream, prescribed by your dermatologist, will keep it under control. ...Read more

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I have a red skin rash on the inside of elbows of both arms..?

I have a red skin rash on the inside of elbows of both arms..?

More information: How long have you had it? Does it itch or hurt? A variety of skin conditions can cause such a condition. Your best bet is to see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a patch of itchy bumps that have developed on both knees. Is that eczema?

I have a patch of itchy bumps that have developed on both knees. Is that eczema?

Eczema is : the itch that rashes, would certainly be possible especially if you have allergies or asthma. location would be more in back knees - creases ...Read more

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I recently developed a rash on both of my upper legs they are very itchy. On one of my legs I also have a bruise on the rash?

I recently developed a rash on both of my upper legs they are very itchy. On one of my legs I also have a bruise on the rash?

Rash: An itchy rash in a contained area usually implies contact with something you may be allergic to. The bruise may be from scratching. Let your doctor see it and give you a diagnosis and treat the problem. All the best. ...Read more

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Have scalp psoriasis, suddenly have round itchy bumps on upper arm kind of in a row. Is this psoriasis too?

Have scalp psoriasis, suddenly have round itchy bumps on upper arm kind of in a row.  Is this psoriasis too?

Psoriasis: Possibly.. If you already have a diagnosis of psoriasis and depending on the type the presentation and body involvement. The image here shows an example of possibly what you are describing. F/u with dermatology for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a row of very painful itchy blisters under my right breast.I also have a burning itching in my rectum area.Do you think these 2 issues related?

I have a row of very painful itchy blisters under my right breast.I also have a burning itching in my rectum area.Do you think these 2 issues related?

Hard to know: without seeing you, Maryamj, but it sounds like you might have a fungal infection which can occur in any tight space where there is trapped sweat and is called intertrigo. These infections are especially common in diabetics, so you should be checked for that, especially if you have a family history or are overweight. Meanwhile, try Cruex powder and keep the areas very dry, perhaps with tissue. ...Read more

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I have skin peeling in one armpit. It started with extreme itchiness and now peels daily. I have nummular eczema on my torso. Could this be the same?

I have skin peeling in one armpit. It started with extreme itchiness and now peels daily. I have nummular eczema on my torso. Could this be the same?

Likely have ezcema: This skin condition could be another type of ezcema like you have on your torso. It is unusual that this is only occuring in one armpit and not the other. I would be useful for a doctor to examine the rash. You could also try an OTC steroid cream and see if it goes away. If not then go see the doctor. ...Read more

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Both of my arms on my upper forearm have a lump under skin what could that be?

Both of my arms on my upper forearm have a lump under skin what could that be?

Sounds like: Lipomas to me, but it could be neurofibroma, schwannoma, or any number of benign subcutaneous tumors. Can't tell more from this brief descriptions. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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Sent from my ipad. I have pain all over my scalp some times with a rash and my hair seems thinner. I have different types of rash on my a?

Sent from my ipad.              I have pain all over my scalp some times with a rash and my hair seems thinner. I have different types of rash on my a?

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor and a dermatologist can evaluate to see if there is a medical problem that is causing the pain sensations and hair thinning. The doctor may check for signs of infection, allergic reaction, and/or inflammation. One should write down for the doctor any medications, cosmetics, and hair products that one uses. ...Read more

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I have a red rough flaky patch on the side of my face near my ear. It acts much like the fungal skin issues I have battled for years under my breasts.

I have a red rough flaky patch on the side of my face near my ear. It acts much like the fungal skin issues I have battled for years under my breasts.

Yeast: Yeast infections are common under the breasts but would be unusual in the face. This patch may be a seborrheic dermatitis area which would respond to a cortisone type cream. If needed a dermatologist can evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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I have small red itchy spots on my palms of hands and same between my toes and soles of my feet. It occurred as of yesterday what could this be?

I have small red itchy spots on my palms of hands and same between my toes and soles of my feet. It occurred as of yesterday what could this be?

Could be fungus: Fungal infections of the feet can easily spread to your hands if contact was made with your feet. Between the toes tells me fungus. Fungus grow in moist environments. There are various agents used to treat this, but an important consideration here is your pregnancy. ...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


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