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Indian Fire Rash
Indian Fire: Indian fire rash is a bacterial skin infection. This rash almost always begins as a small-sized red bump on the skin that is similar to a blister. This then grows and spreads over a larger area of the skin. As it spreads, the indian fire rash turns into a plaque or crust covering and is red, white and golden in color. Antibiotics are the treatment of choice. Anither name is impetigo. ...Read more
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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Having reactions,working with doc,but why is my skin on fire but no fever. Flat rashes unknown cause,taking 25 mgbenadryl,bad reaction to allegra (fexofenadine) 60mg?
Can a child overgrow an allergy to an insect venom? If fire ant causes rashes, and swollen ear does it mean a child has severe allergy?
How old is ur child?: The reaction you described differs if before or after 5 years of age, please avoid exposure, keep an epinephrine pen and antihistaminic handy, check with an allergist/immunologist, might need desensitization according to clinical judgement after history and examination. Check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, best wishes ...Read more
For the last few day I broke out with a rash on my face and shoulders it itches skin feels like It's on fire what could be going on?
I have a rash that appears with white bumps that almost look like white heads but they aren't my skin is on fire after itching it?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have a sever rash under my arms, my arpits are raw and feel as if on fire. What could be the cause of this and how do I make it go away?
Skin Infection: This is very common and it is also very common for both underarms to become involved. It usually starts off as a yeast infection but turns into a bacterial skin infection secondarily. One must stop deodorant and anti-persperant during the infection and most likely will need prescription medications to get this healed. ...Read more
I have a patch of skin pain on my lower back. I have no rash but recently had the flu. I also have fibromyalgia. I feel like my back is on fire!!!
Could be shingles:(: Even though herpes zoster/shingles is uncommon in younger people your age, it can happen. The pain comes first; then the blistering rash can occur a few days later. The burning nature of your pain raises suspicion for this. See your doctor ASAP; anti-viral medications may be useful to shorten the course/reduce your symptoms. Best wishes:) ...Read more
I just woke up with itching burning skin but there is no rash. It feels like my body is on fire. Do i go to ER or wait until the morning and go to pcp?
I have a rash that is only on the back of my hands, not itchy just a little sore and basically feels like it's on fire almost all day long. What is it?
Allergy? Chapped?: I suppose this could be allergy to a soap? In winter could be chapped from the cold and dryness. Could be an allergy to something you contacted. If this is soap allergy would obtain some neutral soap like neutragena which will not remove any more oil from skin. If you want to try a moisturizer, get one without fragrence and one that is hypoallergenic. Best to show this to your primary doctor. ...Read more