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I recently developed a rash. What can I do to get rid of it quickly?

I recently developed a rash. What can I do to get rid of it quickly?

Hydrocortisone cream: Topical steroid creams quickly reduce the redness, itching, and inflammation from a rash. If the rash is weeping, then calamine lotion can be used to help dry it as well. Of course, if it turns out to be a fungus infection (ringworm), then Hydrocortisone would improve the itching, but not resolve the rash at all. ...Read more

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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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I recently went to the doctor and found out that I have a rash on my neck called Lichen Striatus. Is there anyway I can get rid of this?? Please help!

I recently went to the doctor and found out that I have a rash on my neck called Lichen Striatus. Is there anyway I can get rid of this?? Please help!

Lichen striatus: Treatment *Treatment is typically unnecessary as the condition is self-resolving *Primary goal of treatment is control of symptoms *Prescription therapies may be recommended in some cases OTC Options: emollient creams ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of facial rashes?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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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What can I do to cover up my facial rashes or get rid of them for good?

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Do callimine lotion get rid of rashes?

Do callimine lotion get rid of rashes?

No: Sometimes it can be soothing. There are many different rashes and many different remedies. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of chikungunya rashes?

Chikungunya: Rash is common w red patches w raised dots. Some potential skin issues that can occur w Chikyngunya include Erythema multiforme, Erythema nodosum, swelling & tenderness of hands & feet & bullous skin lesions. Some males have developed aphthous-like ulcers in the groin & some women have presented w vulvar ulcerations. Skin discoloration may occur which can be treated with topical corticosteroids > ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of posin ivy rashes?

What is the best way to get rid of posin ivy rashes?

Calamine and steroid: Use calamine to help dry and ease the itch early on and then switch to an over the counter steroid to help it when its dried. Go see a dermatologist if this isnt enough to control your symptoms. ...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