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Itchy rash on my right collarbone, burns strongly if scratched. Other side of neck very sore and stiff, extending into back of skull and down shoulderblade, becoming difficult to use left arm.

Itchy rash on my right collarbone, burns strongly if scratched. Other side of neck very sore and stiff, extending into back of skull and down shoulderblade, becoming difficult to use left arm.

See doctor: Anytime one has problem using one's arm without any history of injury of trauma, it should be examined by a doctor With the stiff neck, I am also concerned about meningitis. See your doctor ASAP. ...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


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How did I suddenly get an itchy rash? Are all sudden itchy rashes allergic in nature?

How did I suddenly get an itchy rash?  Are all sudden itchy rashes allergic in nature?

Rashes: Most allergic rashes are itchy however, not all itchy rashes are allergic. A good example is scabies that is cause by an arthroppod (insect) that tunnels beneath the skin. Ask your primary care provider to evaluate the rash first, seek a dermatologists opinion if the pcp can not determine the cause. ...Read more

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i have itching near my inner thighs and rashes. brown itchy rash appears ?

 i have itching near my inner thighs and rashes. brown itchy rash appears ?

A common rash in : the skin folds of the inner thigh is jock itch.This can be treated with over the counter anti-fungal medicine. ...Read more

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I keep getting rashes everytime I go to the country (my whole family does)! This itchy rash also prevents me from sleep at night! What to do?

I keep getting rashes everytime I go to the country (my whole family does)! This itchy rash also prevents me from sleep at night! What to do?

See dermatologist: If this happens when you are in the countryside , you are likely allergic to something outdoors or even to the sun.
I would suggest that you consult a dermatologist to find out the cause. Certainly poison oak/poison ivy is a factor to be considered especially since its resin on contaminated articles may remain potent for months. ...Read more

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Can my child get a non-itchy rash as an allergic reaction to her body wash? I noticed since changing her wash, she now has flat red rashes on her.

Can my child get a non-itchy rash as an allergic reaction to her body wash? I noticed since changing her wash, she now has flat red rashes on her.

Yes , it is possible: Although It is not common to get an allergic rash as a reaction to the body wash, but it is possible. She should be checked by her pediatrician to be sure that it is an allergic rash and not a something else.
Changing the body wash in addition to use of a mild antihistaminic medicine would solve this problem ...Read more

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Hi there! I have an itchy rash on my chest, it keeps spreading to shoulders and breast. I usually use Fluticasone Propionate 0.005% ointment for rashes but it doesn't help in this case. Also, I moved from EU to the US a year ago. Please help.

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I have an itchy rash on my chest, it keeps spreading to shoulders and breast. I usually use Fluticasone Propionate 0.005% ointment for rashes but it doesn't help in this case. Also, I moved from EU to the US a year ago. Please help.

Need to be seen: start with your doctor, who may refer you to a dermatologist, it could very well be a fungal infection. Kindly don't use a strong steroid, prescription strength, medication as fluticasone ointment without doctor's supervision, best wishes ...Read more

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What to do for itchy rash?

What to do for itchy rash?

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

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What could cause my itchy rash?

What could cause my itchy rash?

Many causes: You don't describe y our rash, so the answer has to be "generic". Rashes can be due to unknown causes; insect bites; allergy to foods, plants, pollen; irritation by chemicals and clothes; medications; sun light; cold; cold water; heat; vibrations; some skin diseases. Rashes that last longer than six weeks are considered chronic and in many cases we don't find a cause. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my itchy rash?

What is the cause of my itchy rash?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are ways of soothing a dry, itchy rash?

What are ways of soothing a dry, itchy rash?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the rash. If it's from irritation, for instance, washing your hands a lot, Hydrocortisone ointment (over-the-counter) will help. You can also try putting on calamine lotion, and taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth for itching. ...Read more

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Non itchy rash on shoulder?

Non itchy rash on shoulder?

Need more details: The causes are many, please give more details, onset, type of lesions, distribution.. ...Read more

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I have this itchy rash on my face?

I have this itchy rash on my face?

Many causes: It can be eczema, contact dermatitis, dry skin, etc. Consult a dermatologist about your problem. ...Read more

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I have itchy rash after sex, remedy?

I have itchy rash after sex, remedy?

Allergy or infection: If the itchy rash occurs soon after sex, it could be an allergic reaction such as contact dermatitis. If there is a vulval rash and discharge a yeast infection may be the cause. More information is needed to evaluate the problem. ...Read more

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Both forearms red with an itchy rash?

Both forearms red with an itchy rash?

There are lots...: ...Of possibilities, but this time of year it is most likely to be an allergic response to something that came in contact with your arms, such as poison ivy, particularly if you've been working in the garden or camping or clearing weeds. Over-the-counter creams are too weak for such rashes, so let a dermatologist give you a precise diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can this itchy rash on my leg be?

What can this itchy rash on my leg be?

Possible allergy: Causes of this type of localized itchy rash include contact dermatitis from clothing, creams, etc or allergic reaction to insect bites.Cortisone cream may help. ...Read more

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What causes fine itchy rash all over the body?

What causes fine itchy rash all over the body?

Need eval to know.: 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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What causes redish non itchy rash on vaginal area?

What causes redish non itchy rash on vaginal area?

Many possible causes: 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 from antibiotics, what should I do?

I have an itchy rash from antibiotics, what should I do?

Call Rx Dr. and: Med allergy probable, ...You need to call your rx dr. And stop the meds. You may need another antibx depending on your infection, and you may need treatment for the itchy rash. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are common causes and treatments for my itchy rash?

Depends: Allergies. Chemical contact. Dry skin. Sensitive skin. Dry air. Allergy to a medication. Allergy to makeup. All possible causes. Treatment would depend on the cause. ...Read more

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What to do about extremely itchy rash caused by diabetes?

What to do about extremely itchy rash caused by diabetes?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is it common to get itchy rash for days after allergy shot?

Is it common to get itchy rash for days after allergy shot?

Not common: Please get back to the doctor giving you the allergy shots ...Read more

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What should I do for itchy rash appeared on cheek overnight?

What should I do for itchy rash appeared on cheek overnight?

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

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Itchy rash on inner thigh only at night, what could this be?

Fungal, tinea cruris: Good evening,
itchy rash on the inner thigh could be due to a fungal infection, tinea cruris, especially in a heavy-set person. There is no precise reason why it should appear only at night; probably, we are too busy during the daytime to pay attention to it. If it is due to a fungal infection, it may need specific creams to make it go away. Over-the-counter creams, though helpful, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a certain itchy rash could it be cancer?

No: An itchy rash is not cancer. See a dermatologist or your family doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Itchy rash after being in the sun. How can I get rid of this?

Itchy rash after being in the sun. How can I get rid of this?

Dry skin?: If you did not apply anything to your skin while in the sun, then dry skin can make it itchy, try a moisturizer first and if it does not help, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have an itchy rash on the inside of my elbow where it bends?

I have an itchy rash on the inside of my elbow where it bends?

Eval to know: 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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What should I take for this itchy rash my antibiotics gave me!?

What should I take for this itchy rash my antibiotics gave me!?

Discontinue use: If you suspect that the rash is caused by the antibiotics you should stop taking them because you are probably allergic to them and that can be dangerous. Call your doctor immediately for an alternative one that you can take for the condition. ...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


Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

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