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Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower  back and lower abdomen

Hive & rash: you have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...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 have a dry skin rash on the sides and back of my stomach. It looks like reddish straight linear lines & it itches. I have had it for over a week.?

I have a dry skin rash on the sides and  back of my stomach.  It looks like reddish straight linear lines & it itches.  I have had it for over a week.?

Hard to tell: Unfortunately like so many rashes a picture is worth a thousand words. It would be worth seeing your doctor who can often answer the question with a quick look and prescribe an appropriate cream. In general itchy rashes suggest an allergic cause (with several exceptions), and can often be easily treated with steroid creams. ...Read more

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I am a female , 18 years old I have bumpy red rash on the sides of my stomach and it itches alott. It looks bumpyy and patchy . I really need help?

I am a female , 18 years old I have  bumpy red rash on the sides of my stomach and it itches alott. It looks bumpyy and patchy . I really need help?

Many possibilities: If it's symmetrical it likely has an internal cause, such as eczema or a virus. If not symmetrical it more likely has an external cause, such as an allergy to something you have contacted. Try an otc Hydrocortisone cream, and if that does not help see your doctor or a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis and more specific treatment. ...Read more

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Periodic rash on stomach and back of legs that itches terribly and oozes. Sometimes on back of neck as well. What could this be?

Tough question: Tough question. The differential is broad. Contact dermatitis or eczema may be the cause. Your primary doctor or dermatologist should be able to diagnose and prescribe a trial of intervention. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my upper arms, armpits, breasts, back and its the worst on my stomach and tighs. It looks like red bumps, but it hardly itches at al

I have a rash on my upper arms, armpits, breasts, back and its the worst on my stomach and tighs. 
It looks like red bumps, but it hardly itches at al

Difficult to assess: Rash descriptions are difficult to diagnosis without examination or an image. Please consult your primary or with us via Prime. ...Read more

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Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hive & rash: you have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...Read more

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Does anyone know why my stomach itches sometimes on surface of the skin but I have no rashes ?

Does anyone know why my stomach itches sometimes on surface of the skin but I have no rashes ?

Stomach itch: Most common cause of skin itch over the stomach where there is no rash would be dry skin. Treat with a moisturizer. ...Read more

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What could this rash be? It itches like crazy and is spreading outward from the public area onto my groin, inner thigh, and stomach. I

What could this rash be? It itches like  crazy and is spreading outward from the public area onto my groin, inner thigh, and stomach. I

Jock itch: See a physician as it is difficult to diagnose skin lesions without an exam. My guess is tinea cruris, a fungal infection of the groin, buttocks and genital area a. .Jock itch causes an itchy, red, often ring-shaped rash in these warm, moist areas of your body. Jock itch gets its name because it is common in people who sweat a lot, as do athletes. It usually respond to topical anti fungals cream. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more