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I have red itchy rash on thighs, penis, stomach hands, what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy rash on thighs, penis, stomach hands, what is this and treatment?

Many possibilities: 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

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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21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

May be fungus/yeast: It is very difficult to diagnose any kind of rash in genital area without looking at it. My guess is that it is a fungus or yeast infection. Try any antifungal like Monistat-derm. Follow the directions of using it properly and if not better in a week, see a Dermatologist if you can or see a family doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on penis?

Itchy rash on penis?

See a doctor: Without being able to see the rash and obtain a detailed history of what you have been doing (sex, soap, other materials you may have been in contact with) it is impossible to say what this could be, but you should definitely have it looked at ...Read more

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Red spot like rashes on the tip of my penis, itchiness and slight pain, moist and foul smell are some symptoms i have. Which type of doctor to go to?

Red spot like rashes on the tip of my penis, itchiness and slight pain, moist and foul smell are some symptoms i have. Which type of doctor to go to?

Urologist or dermato: I assume you have a foreskin. Circumcision will cure it. Most men just need to learn how to manage it. It is due to tiny amount of urine fermenting under foreskin. In the shower, always pull back the skin so you can rinse it out. After passing urine, keep the skin back and blot or rinse under it. OTC azole creams (miconazole, clotrimazole, ketoconazole) will help. Modified, clear Castellani soluti ...Read more

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What should i do with red rash on penis?

What should i do with red rash on penis?

See answer: A penile rash is not an emergency, but it may be a sign of a disease that can be transmitted to others so for any skin rash that you cannot explain, you should see your doctor for accurate diagnosis and treatment. Possible causes include an STD, yeast/fungal infection, contact dermatitis (sensitivity to a chemical or irritant), allergic reaction, psoriasis, and eczema. Treatment depends on cause. ...Read more

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Red rash on penis head?

Red rash on penis head?

Rash: Ok! this is incomplete info to make any kind of guess. Is it pustular rash or just macular? For how long? Age of male? Sexually active male? Itchy? Discharge? Need all this--- to give you an educated differential. For exact diagnosis, need to see the rash. Consult with your md. ...Read more

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Itch, cottege ch discharge, husband had a red rash on penis, no blisters. Dr gave him topical steriod cr. It went away. I started monistat it helped.

Itch, cottege ch discharge, husband had a red rash on penis, no blisters. Dr gave him topical steriod cr. It went away. I started monistat it helped.

Vaginitis: Vaginitis could be caused due to changes in normal bacteria (bacterial vaginosis), yeast infections, or trichomoniasis. Only the later is sexually transmitted. Clinical findings may suggest a particular diagnosis. A pelvic exam and some testing would be needed for further evaluation. Empiric therapy should be avoided because of frequent misdiagnosis and inappropriate therapy. ...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


Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Penile Rash (Definition)

Penile rash is a symptom in which a person has skin changes on his penis. Such a rash can be itchy, bumpy, with or ...Read more