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Painful, itchy rash on palms of hands & soles of feet, followed shortly by acute infection of 1 eye (treated) but rash persists. Herpes Zoster?

Not Zoster: Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris. Dyshidrotic eczema. Pompholix. Psoriasis. I'd reaction. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Rash On Palms (Definition)

The palm is on the anterior part of the hand (between the fingers and the wrist). A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not be painful or itch. A palmar rash can occur ...Read more


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My 3yr old has an itchy rash on palms of hands and soles of her feet. Maiy itchy at night. What could it be? Thanks

My 3yr old has an itchy rash on palms of hands and soles of her feet. Maiy itchy at night. What could it be? Thanks

Multiple causes: The most common rash in her age group on the palms and soles is eczema but other possibilities include fungal infections and variations of psoriasis or a few rare conditions. Use only unscented soaps for handwashing and see a physician to see if a topical steroid cream is needed to treat the rash. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with strep throat, however I have now noticed a painful and itchy rash all over my palms and the soles of my feet. What is this?

I have been diagnosed with strep throat, however I have now noticed a painful and itchy rash all over my palms and the soles of my feet. What is this?

Allergy: I would want to know if you had a CULTURE or other test to prove Strep throat. Then, I would want to know WHAT MEDICINE you were put on. It's possible you're having a drug allergy to say 'amoxicillin' or whatever antibiotic you were given. There could be other phenomena going on, so I would CALL the doctor ASAP, since you don't want this to get worse. Sounds bad enough as it is. Hope you get help ...Read more

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I took 150 mg of flucinazole a week ago tomorrow and got what I thought was a severve stomach virus the day after. No longer vomiting but have bad taste in mouth, nauseous, dizzy and itchy rash on palms. Is this normal?

I took 150 mg of flucinazole a week ago tomorrow and got what I thought was a severve stomach virus the day after. No longer vomiting but have bad taste in mouth, nauseous, dizzy and itchy rash on palms. Is this normal?

Not normal: It is likely that this was from a drug reaction and not normal. If the problem continues to improve, I'd expect that you will fully recover in another week. If not, see your doctor since it may also be from something else. ...Read more

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I had surgery on my foot a week ago. Today I woke up with a painful, itchy rash that started on palms but has spread all over. What could it be?

I had surgery on my foot a week ago. Today I woke up with a painful, itchy rash that started on palms but has spread all over. What could it be?

Ck your post op meds: If you have palmer rash from post-op, and were placed on antibiotics, or other meds, you must consider if this could be a possibility or not. In either case, contact your foot doctor, or surgeon, and let her/him know about it, so they can advise you further. This is best done in person. You don't want this getting out of hand, and compromising your health. ...Read more

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9 papular rash on palms, and many in the entire body. The rashes is itchy. Is it more likely to be Guttate psoriasis or syphilis?

9 papular rash on palms, and many in the entire body. The rashes is itchy. Is it more likely to be Guttate psoriasis or syphilis?

Syphilis/Psoriasis: Never had sex contact of any kind, not infected at birth, no blood transfusions then very unlikely syphylis.

Family Hx of psoriasis? Then more likely to be P. Picture is worth 1, 000 words.

Exactly where are the lessons on the body.

Big worry. I would get blood test 4 S now. It S Kills. P does-not-usually.

Why do you think Sylph?

What has you Dr. Said?

But overall most likely Psoriasis. ...Read more

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What would cause the palm of my hands to breakout in an itchy rash?

What would cause the palm of my hands to breakout in an itchy rash?

Contact or drug: The cause is often unknown but contact dermatitis or a drug reaction (called fixed drug eruption) may induce the palm rash. Consider seeing a dermatologist who may order patch skin testing on you. ...Read more

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What can cause a fever, and an itchy rash on the palm of your hands?

What can cause a fever, and an itchy rash on the palm of your hands?

Infection autoimmmue: Either an infection, mainly viral, or if there is no sign of an infection then an immunologic process could be occurring, such as an allergic reaction, or an autoimmune process. If this persists or recurs then it needs to be evaluated by a board certified allergist. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy rash on my left palm. I have had it for about 6 months, my doctor just told me by looking at it, that it is herpes, is that possible?

Unlikely: Herpes would not be present for 6 months. I would suspect contact dermatitis from continually touching something. But yes herpes can be diagnosed by simply looking at the lesions. ...Read more

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I have a red, sometimes itchy rash on the palm of my hand that flakes skin sometimes. It's been there about a month. Eczema?

I have a red, sometimes itchy rash on the palm of my hand that flakes skin sometimes. It's been there about a month. Eczema?

Its possible.: 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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My 3 year old daughter has had a itchy rash on the bottoms of her feet for over a week. Now it's on the palms of her hands. It's flat red spots.

My 3 year old daughter has had a itchy rash on the bottoms of her feet for over a week. Now it's on the palms of her hands. It's flat red spots.

Many Diagnoses: It is hard to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to actually see it. I recommend taking her to see a dermatologist so that they can help your daughter get rid of it. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?

Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?

Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from inlation, contact or gestion of a sunstance or chemical foreign to the body's immune system. I would try zyrtec (cetirizine) and head over to the closet urgent care center. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy rash that comes and goes for the last year. It is on my palm, vagina, breast and upper chest. I have been treated for everything from scabies to mrsa. It seems to get worse around my periods. However it dose come out at other times. It

I have a very itchy rash that comes and goes for the last year. It is on my palm, vagina, breast and upper chest. I have been treated for everything from scabies to mrsa. It seems to get worse around my periods. However it dose come out at other times. It

Fungus?: Due to cravings for sugar prior to your periods, fungal infections can be aggravated. Please see a dermatologist. A biopsy may be appropriate since you sound like you have already received some medical attention. ...Read more

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Had unprotected oral sex 5 months ago. I keep getting itchy rash all over. White swollen tongue with sore red gums. Red/white blotches on palms. HIV?

Had unprotected oral sex 5 months ago. I keep getting itchy rash all over. White swollen tongue with sore red gums. Red/white blotches on palms. HIV?

Doesn't mean HIV: Need eval to better define. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I have an itchy rash in my hand?

Itchy rash: An itchy rash can be from a contact allergy or dryness, or eczema and multiple other reasons, you need to see a doctor to take a good history from you for a proper diagnosis and then medications can be prescribed accordingly and avoidance measures can be discussed. A dermatologist can help too. ...Read more

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What can I do for an itchy rash on my foot?

What can I do for an itchy rash on my foot?

Depends on cause.: This rash would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose it. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what could do for an itchy rash on foot?

Can you tell me what could do for an itchy rash on foot?

Rash: Although it sounds simple, rashes are anything but simple. See your podiatrist for assistance as we cannot see your rash. ...Read more

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I have a dark itchy rash on the top of my foot. What should ido?

I have a dark itchy rash on the top of my foot. What should ido?

1 foot or both?: If 1 foot it is chronic nummular dermatitis which will improve with a prescription steroid cream. It is not contagious and the cream is safe. First the itch will stop, then the color will slowly (months) fade. ...Read more

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My son has an itchy rash on the heel of his foot. What is it?

My son has an itchy rash on the heel of his foot. What is it?

Athletes foot: Hard to say for sure without a picture or more complete history but most common cause of an itchy rash in a young man is athletes foot which is a fungal infection of the skin. Try an over the counter spray and make sure to disinfect the shoes and bath and always keep the feet dry. If that fails follow up with his doctor or a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on top of hand, white bumps, it's been a couple months now, what is it?

Itchy rash on top of hand, white bumps, it's been a couple months now, what is it?

? allergy: Since the rash is itchy, it may be an allergic reaction to something that comes in contact with the hand such as creams, detergents, gloves, etc. Apply cortisone type cream and if the rash persists, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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About twice a month I get a very itchy rash on the inside of my foot. What could this be?

About twice a month I get a very itchy rash on the inside of my foot. What could this be?

Fungus or allergy: The two most common reason would be a fungus or an allergy. Luckily, there is a product that would treat both. Ask your doctor for a trial of lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone)...Using this periodically may solve the problem! ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy rash on side of foot after laying in a tanning bed?

Rash: You may have come in contact with a certain type of fungus. Fungus thrives in warm and wet environments and can be passed from person to person. Try over the counter anti-fungals such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). If no relief, contact a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy rash looking thing on my foot, lasting for over 4 days. Ideas?

I have a red itchy rash looking thing on my foot, lasting for over 4 days. Ideas?

Many possibilities..: Itchy rashes can be from many causes, such as: allergic reactions to various things (such as parts of shoes or socks), hives, fungal skin infections, viral or bacterial infections, medication causes, heat rashes, reactions to creams or lotions, internal problems (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Every time I masturbate I end up with an itchy rash on my hand. It isn't contagious and goes away on its own after a week or so. What could it be?

Every time I masturbate I end up with an itchy rash on my hand. It isn't contagious and goes away on its own after a week or so. What could it be?

Irritation: You may be allergic to the rubber in the dildo if you are using one. Try Hydrocortisone cream or wear non-latex glove next time. This is certainly not the usual outcome. I am more concerned about your suicidal thoughts. Have you consulted a professional or called the suicide hotline to get help? If not, I strongly urge you to do os. ...Read more

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Been indoors all week, but I've developed very itchy rash on my foot. I think it's my anxiety disorder messing with me again. Is that possible?

Been indoors all week, but I've developed very itchy rash on my foot. I think it's my anxiety disorder messing with me again. Is that possible?

Anxiety Disorder: I understand your concern about very itchy rash on your foot.
Anxiety Disorder can affect the skin and cause or contribute to the rash.
Believe in yourself and your achievements.
Do not avoid your feelings.
Use Music, Breathing Relaxation; Visual Imagery, Yoga, Meditation and Tai Chi.
Have Intensive Therapy and medications with a Psychiatrist for stresses.
See a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a itchy rash on my foot what is it I need a doctor its driving me crazy?

Can't tell you what: To do without knowing what it is. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more