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Is there a chance you can devolope a very itchy patchy rash on back, shoulders, and trunk from taking trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?

Is there a chance you can devolope a very itchy patchy rash on back, shoulders, and trunk from taking trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?

Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) : Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) can be used for the treatment of acne or as a contraceptive. Either way, one of the known side effects is worsening of acne. It would be best to discuss this with your prescribing doctor since it sounds like you have developed a side effect of the treatment. ...Read more

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 took my kids to a water park. A day or two later I've noticed itchy patchy red rash areas where my bathing suit was covering. ?

I took my kids to a water park. A day or two later I've noticed itchy patchy red rash areas where my bathing suit was covering. ?

Folliculitis: it could be a case of folliculitis, an inflammation of hair follicles. water parks despite the chlorine are sources for this. try washing area with anti-bacterial soap and applying cortisone cream 3x/day. If not imoroving in 2-3 days, see your doctor ...Read more

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I have a white patchy itchy rash on my inner thighs. Can it be a fungus? And how did it appeared?

I have a white patchy itchy rash on my inner thighs. Can it be a fungus? And how did it appeared?

May be fungi: Definitely may be a fungus but may also be xerosis (a very fancy name for dry skin). See a dermatologist who can perform a KOH test. You will hardly feel anything and can rule out a fungus almost immediately. ...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