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Can you help? I woke up to an itchy rash on chest, arms and neck?

Can you help? I woke up to an itchy rash on chest, arms and neck?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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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Help please I woke up to an itchy rash on chest, arms and neck. What is going on?

Help please I woke up to an itchy rash on chest, arms and neck. What is going on?

Allergy: Could be allergic or a contact like poison ivy. Don't scratch it that may lead to infection. Think if you put on anything, ate anything or contacted any allergen. Gardening?
Steroid anti itch cream is a start if continues see a dermatologist ...Read more

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I get really itchy welts on my chest, forearms, neck and even my head where hair grows. I thought it could be scabies and I've used perthrim cream whi?

I get really itchy welts on my chest, forearms, neck and even my head where hair grows. I thought it could be scabies and I've used perthrim cream whi?

Scabies unlikely.: But it is a reason to have things evaluated. Mostly, reaction to a chemical exposure with/without sunlight sensitization effects. Can progress to a second degree burn or infection if the skin breaks open. But, if it is an allergic reaction to a medication, that needs to be fixed. And if it is sensitive skin, (mastocytosis) that needs to be fixed. And there's good treatment for it. ...Read more

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5 weeks after giving birth. Have itchy neck, chest and arms. Had hypothyrodism during pregnancy and still taking thyroid medication. Could it be that?

Itchy chest: It could be a new cream that you may be using or a new detergent that you are using that is on the baby's clothes that you get exposed to when holding the child. Did you change your soap or any new cosmetics? These are just the few things I think about. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Rash with itchy hives on neck, chest, stomach and arms. I've been around mold and mildew. Can that make me break out like this?

Rash with itchy hives on neck, chest, stomach and arms. I've been around mold and mildew. Can that make me break out like this?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It's difficult to find the cause of hives. ...Read more

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I have red itchy spots on neck & chest Sore throat, horrible taste in mouth, nausea, headache & fever what could it be?

I have red itchy spots on neck & chest Sore throat, horrible taste in mouth, nausea, headache & fever what could it be?

? Scarlet Fever?: Symptoms of sore throat, fever, nausea and rash can be due to Scarlet Fever which is a rash that accompanies a strep throat. The reddish rash starts on the head and neck and spreads to the body and extremities. The treatment is penicillin or other antibiotics. It's important to see a physician to see if you need antibiotics ...Read more

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My neck and chest area get very red and itchy during evening only and it gets hot. And after my bbody is cold it disappears.

My neck and chest area get very red and itchy during evening only and it gets hot. And after my bbody is cold it disappears.

Ur seeing arteriolar: Response: Arterioles control blood flow to capillaris, body wide. More blood into capillaries of skin ↑es pink-to-red color of skin (skin actually yellow due to proteins). Intense enough capillary flow increase also tends to result in various "itchy" sensations, as in sun burn, niacin or post menopausal flushing responses. When we feel hot, brain ↑es blood flow to skin to release heat/cool off. ...Read more

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Red blotches on neck and chest not itchy or raised. What could it be?

Red blotches on neck and chest not itchy or raised. What could it be?

Possible causes: Are stress anxiety, allergies, body heat, acne. Inflammatory disorder or they could be signs of an illness that needs medical attention. ...Read more

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Son has blotchy patches on chest, sides, neck, and shoulders. Slightly raised, not itchy. Has had 1 yr.?

Son has blotchy patches on chest, sides, neck, and shoulders. Slightly raised, not itchy. Has had 1 yr.?

See doctor: Realistically you need to take him to a doctor or skin specialist to be examined. There are numerous possibilities. Eczema, psoriasis, fungal infection for example. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy task spreading from arms to chest and neck. What causes this?

I have a red itchy task spreading from arms to chest and neck. What causes this?

Rash on Chest: Read this article first that describes common causes and treatments of rashes: http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/rash-age-12-and-older-topic-overview. Without further history, it is hard to pinpoint the cause. Some viral illnesses as well as common eczema and allergies can be the underlying cause. I would make an appointment with a dermatologist and get a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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I have these dry, non itchy dark patches on my arms, neck and chest area. I've been on this condition for more than a year now?

I have these dry, non itchy dark patches on my arms, neck and chest area. I've been on this condition for more than a year now?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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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I have this itchy small bumps that come and go usually on my neck, face and chest that won't last for really long mostly one at a time. What can it be?

I have this itchy small bumps that come and go usually on my neck, face and chest that won't last for really long mostly one at a time. What can it be?

Hives: Hives typically last in one location less than 24 hours, move around, itch, resolve comlpetely without changes to the skin pigment and are typically red elevated above the normal skin level (bumps). ...Read more

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Pencil-like red dots, cluster of 2 -4 appear then disappear in an hr. Cause itchiness and rash which then disappears. Have it a week now, neck, chest?

Pencil-like red dots, cluster of 2 -4 appear then disappear in an hr. Cause itchiness and rash which then disappears. Have it a week now, neck, chest?

Hives: These are likely hives (if they are raised). If it is induced by heat (hot shower, exercise etc) it is called cholinergic urticaria. However we will need more details to venture an educated guess. ...Read more

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Skin problem. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Skin problem. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Can't diagnose: Based on the information provided. Recommend an in-person evaluation so that this can visualized. A medical history is important and some times labs or even a biopsy may be needed for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more