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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
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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 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
I have a bug bite. Not sure if tick or fire ant. It hurts, red Rash and white blister. Afraid it's a tick and I need to pop blister.
See doctor: You need to see your doctor for exam. Do not touch it ...Read more
I have a rash on one of my arms and I've had it for 2 days. Its a bunch of small red bumps and it feels like its on fire when I itch it.
Red vesicular rash: 18 year old with painful burning vesicles on arm. Get a full medical history and in person physical exam ASAP. You can try a consult in your area as well. If the rash is itchy (pruritic) and painful you need to give more history. The differential is large and it could be anything from zoster to contact dermatitis to chiggers or a reaction to insect bites, bedbugs, or scabies. A picture=1k words. ...Read more