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Itchy Red Flaky Skin On Abdomen
I've had reoccurring little welt on my shoulder. Looks like a bug bite. But comes and goes. It's itchy but has no center or flaky skin. No redness either. Just an itchy welt?
Itchy spot: Could be many things as need a picture perhaps. Best to get examination. Could be eczema for a example ...Read more
I have red dry flaky skin in some of my pubic area if I scratch it dry skin peels off and so forth. Not bumpy or itchy. Is this fungus?
Dry, flaky skin on penis, appears in small round patches around the head & excess flaky skin below head. Not itchy/burning or red. What could this be?
Penile dermatitis: There are too many possibilities to make an educated guess. Most genital rashes are not STDs, and this doesn't sound like one. Best to see a doctor sooner rather than later. Start with your personal physician, or perhaps a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more
I have red itchy and flaky skin on th back of my left ear it's been there for years what do you think it is?
Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy. Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye. It's itchy. Kindly help.?
Eczema : It's possible that you have eczema affecting your brows and corners of your eyelids. This condition can also affect other parts of your body, like behind your ears, elbows, behind your knees, etc. avoid your eyelids, but you may trial hydrocortisone 2.5% cream to the brows 2-3 times per day to see if you respond well enough. The eyelids require prescription grade ophthalmic ointment. ...Read more
Red blotchy skin. Not itchy. Lower abdomen. Under the "happy trail" yet above pubic area. What might it be?
See a dermatologist: Cannot possibly diagnose this without seeing it. Get it looked at by an expert. Good luck. ...Read more
L am diabetic and have had a really bothersome red itchy cracked skin with some occasional blistering patches in the fold beneath my abdomen/ upper th?
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy). Just appeared yesterday on my lower abdomen. Was itchy now is not. About 10 small red bumps?
Rash: The description of the rash isn't sufficient to make a diagnosis without examining you. A possibility would be insect bites. If the rash doesn't resolve or if new lesions appear see your physician or a dermatologist for diagnosis and advice. ...Read more
My skin (only legs/back/chest/stomach, neck)has been itchy for two weeks. House is free of bugs. No obvious redness unless I scratch. Ideas?
Contact dermatitis?: Have you changed laundry detergents or fabric softeners recently? You are describing the itching in areas that are in close contact with your clothes so that would be my first thought. Weather changes, dry skin, harsh soaps can also cause dry itchy skin. If you notice any red bumps or areas of irritation, see your doctor to ensure not scabies or other bites... ...Read more
Hard to say: Candida and pinworms both can cause itchy anus(Pruitis Ani), but there are a number of other infections and dermatologic conditions that may be responsible. There is no way to tell from such limited information if all your symptoms are related to one disease(probably not.) You need to see a physician for an examination or consider an online consultation at Health Tap ...Read more
Blood under skin: Likely the above. It will fade.Get a more detailed answer ›
Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose without being seen. Is it flat, pebbly, blistery? How long present? How large an area involved? Any contact with poison ivy personally or a pet? Any exposure to ticks? Any exposure to measles/chickenpox/etc? See pcp for evaluation & treatment of rash. ...Read more
Pregnancy over, having some itchiness and mild pain on my belly. My skin is light red on some places. What can I do to help with the discomford?
See your doc: With pain and redness it is important to make sure there is no infection... See if you can have your doc look at it... ...Read more
I am getting these small red spots on my skin, tummy back amd arms. They are kind of itchy. Started with something that looked like rringworm.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
My daughter has a bunch of small bumps on her belly there not red or itchy there not blisters, more like pencil head size, lots of them and they look kinda of like white bumps any idea what this could be?
Hello, I need help to differentiate a skin allergy or infection from herpes. I have itchy pustules with red base on the thighs and belly button?
Folliculitis?: Herpes typically presents as a cluster of vesicles (filled with clear fluid that eventually scab over). A first episode can be more extensive and sore, but thighs and belly button sounds more like folliculitis. Folliculitis is a bacterial infection of the follicles. See your dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Female, 29, experienced itchy, red, and shallow, dry bumps with fuzzy boundary on skin. Each bump measured about 1cm². Day one, one to two appeared on legs,. Day two, several appeared on legs. Arm had 2. Day three, 10-15 appeared on belly and low back,
Rash is a rash:
Short answer is you need to get yourself to a doctor, who can gather pertinent history and visualize this rash then determine the next step. Otherwise, it is almost impossible to give a diagnosis with a simple description. Hope this helps.
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Stomach pain, acid stomach, brown and red itchy skin rashes, everytime I eat something with acid it will bother me at night during my sleep. Help!
See your doctor: It looks like you have 2 problems, stomach pain and skin rashes. You might have acid reflux / gastritis or peptic ulcer diseases. You can try otc antacid or acid reduction meds like zantac (ranitidine) in the meantime but you need to be seen and evaluated to have it treated correctly. Also, it's almost impossible to know what your skin rashes might be if we don't see it. Your local doctor can help. ...Read more
14yrs ago had c-section. Tummy overhangs incision a bit. 24hrs ago 1 inch section got very itchy and sore. Skin opened up. Red, raw,sore. What causes?
Experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness) on my stomach, chest, back, and my forearms have an odd patch of bumps like a rash. There are some round red circles that have a little dry look. I don't have this on my legs just upper body?
Rash: This will need to be visualized and history needs to be taken to assess this. Verbal descriptions just don't do the trick. ...Read more
Sister has red itchy skin 2 days after school trip through woods. What is it and what should we do to rid of it? On arms, stomach and legs mostly.
Since few days I have red bumps over my body. Mostly on stomach, chest, back shoulder, ankle at foot, and few on penis skin and its very itchy.
I have lil red bumps all over my legs that looks like a lil pimples with a lil white head and now it's coming on my stomach and they r very itchy?
Folliculitis: If you recently shaved the areas this could be caused by inflammation around the hair follicles called folliculitis. You can try using over the counter acne washes to help with your condition, but if it persists it is important to have it evaluated by your physician or dermatologist. New rashes which are spreading should be seen as soon as possible. ...Read more
I had a breast reconstruction surgery 5 days ago, Wednesday I started discharging a clear liquid and my skin started to get red and itchy under my breast and around the nipple where the incisions are. Now it is spreading to my stomach and side. help?
Red breast syndrome: It is possible you have a reaction to acellular dermal matrix, a material commonly used in reconstruction. There is an "aalergic" response to the material which usually dissipates with conservative therapy. There is a possibility of a seroma, or an infection. You should visit with your reconstructive surgeon immediately to effect treatment protocols. ...Read more
Body aches, very fatigue, headaches, had a fever not no more and red spots on arms and stomach, not itchy or raised they are flat to the skin?
Any illness that has fever and then a rash should be seen by an MD soon to determine if this is a mild annoyance or signs of a serious disease.
http://symptomchecker.webmd.com/multiple-symptoms?symptoms=chills|fever|headache|skin-rash&symptomids=51|102|115|185&locations=66|66|2|68 ...Read more
Very itchy skin feels like stings and they look like tiny pimples red and turn brown after itched all over my body everywhere chest stomach hands legs?
Need eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
39 y/o female with inflamed, itchy, peeling skin around anus for weeks. Last night had a bloody bowel movement (fair amount of blood, toilet bowl bright red). STI tests all clear, not been sexually active at all for years. What could this be?
See Dr: Probably local irritation and/ or hemorrhoids. Need professional evaluation because of other possible causes. Meanwhile, use skin lotion on bathroom paper to clean anal skin. Do this after any bowel movement. Do this whenever the area feels wet. Do this whenever the area feels itchy or irritated. Clean around + inside anus with the lotion on soft bathroom paper. ...Read more
I have non-itchy red spots on arms and legs, a couple on belly and side of torso. No fever. Fatigue, slightly swollen neck gland, back and head ache.
Diagnosis uncertain: 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
Doctor can examine: Rashes can be from many causes, such as: allergic reactions to various things (such as parts of belts or clothing), excess scratching, fungal skin infections, viral or bacterial infections, medication causes, bugs like scabies, reactions to creams or lotions, internal problems (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... A rash that persists or is worrisome should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more