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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 red spotty itchy rash around my nose, I thought it could be eczema but I tried to put hydrocortisone ointment on it and it's not working.

I have a red spotty itchy rash around my nose, I thought it could be eczema but I tried to put hydrocortisone ointment on it and it's not working.

Post photo?: Could you post a photo of the area? That would be somewhat helpful, although with skin conditions we really need to see them in person. Re: eczema dx, the fact that you put HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) on it and it did not work may or may not be important. Best tx for eczema is to keep skin hydrated, moisturized and avoid any irritation to the area. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis? I have had itchy, scaley rashes around my nose, chin, buttocks and even groin. Help!

How do I know if I have eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis?  I have had itchy, scaley rashes around my nose, chin, buttocks and even groin.  Help!

A dermatologist: Well indeed some of these diseases have overlapping symptoms. I suggest you see a dermatologist and they should be able to guide you and give you a proper dermatologist. If in doubt, a skin biopsy can confirm it, but it is rarely required. ...Read more

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What causes a itchy rash on face mostly nose and forehead?

What causes a itchy rash on face mostly nose and forehead?

Probably allergy: It could be something else. You need to be examined by a dermatologist who can then recommend treatment. ...Read more

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Red itchy rash on both hands, nose and upper back warm to touch no other symptoms is it minor allergy? Bp104/70 pr 92/min., temp. 36.1 degree celcius

Red itchy rash on both hands, nose and upper back warm to touch no other symptoms is it minor allergy?  Bp104/70  pr 92/min., temp. 36.1 degree celcius

Could be: It could be one of several possibilities. Usually with a rash, you would need to have it seen by the doctor to get a diagnosis and the correct treatment. You can give it a couple of days to see if it resolves. If an allergy, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) would make it improve or go away. ...Read more

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Sore throat appeared suddenly slight nose drip hardly noticable .after about 3-4 days i had very itchy rash under my breast and hips?

Sore throat appeared suddenly slight nose drip hardly noticable .after about 3-4 days i had very itchy rash under my breast and hips?

See Your Doctor: Sore throat with nasal "drip" suggests you have an upper respiratory infection likely of a viral nature. Viruses also cause rashes & even hives which are itchy. Rashes have many causes & need visual inspection to diagnose. Strep throat is also a possibility & requires an antibiotic. Calamine lotion can help the itching however you must see your doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Sore throat small patches of bumpy. And itchy rash on elbo top of foot and knee pus pockets in throat? No runny nose or caugh. What could it be?

Sore throat small patches of bumpy. And itchy rash on elbo top of foot and knee pus pockets in throat? No runny nose or caugh. What could it be?

Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Strep throat can occur with a rash, but some viruses also cause rashes. ...Read more

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.i've itchy rashes on both sides of middle-bridge of nose.doctor advised me to use Ziming cream & it got cured.but rashes again appeared.i wea glasses?

.i've itchy rashes on both sides of middle-bridge of nose.doctor advised me to use Ziming cream & it got cured.but rashes again appeared.i wea glasses?

Contact Dermatitis?: Red itchy rash along bridge of nose around contact with glasses is concerning for allergic contact dermatitis. Contact allergens include metals, glues, plastics, rubber, fragrances, topical antibiotics, preservatives, and chemicals. Avoidance is mainstay of treatment along with topical steroid creams. See an Allergist if persistent. Diagnosed by allergen patch testing. ...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. Doanh Nguyen
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more