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I have a red swollen itchy rash on my left side of my stomach and it hurts to the touch ?

I have a red swollen itchy  rash on my left side of my stomach and it hurts to the touch ?

Is it shingles ?: Need a picture or a physical exam to begin to guess what it is. If you have a group of blisters located only on one side and it's both itchy and painful, shingles is one possibility . This is a reactivation of the chicken pox virus and it's not very common at your age, 33. It usually occurs when people are older, sick or stressed. Very important to see a doctor within the first 48 hours! Go asap! ...Read more

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I woke up with a red swollen spot on my stomach about a week and a half ago. It hasn't gone away or spread but it's very itchy. It's about 1" long?

I woke up with a red swollen spot on my stomach about a week and a half ago. It hasn't gone away or spread but it's very itchy. It's about 1" long?

See a doctor: It is difficult to evaluate your lesion over the internet. The characteristics of the swelling and fact that it has been 1.5 weeks suggest that you should have a doctor properly assess the area in person. Good Luck! ...Read more

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I'm a 36 year old woman with symptoms of swollen breast, itchy breast, swollen abdomen and I'm bloated with gas and back pain. What can this be?

I'm a 36 year old woman with symptoms  of swollen breast, itchy breast, swollen abdomen and I'm bloated with gas and back pain. What can this be?

See doctor: Off the cuff, I would suspect pregnancy at the top of the list. If pregnancy is a possibility, get tested for it. Nonetheless you still should consult a doctor soon- An OB if pregnant, your PCP if not. ...Read more

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Chronic generalised itchy skin , weight loss , Lumps under arms , Swollen stomach , Pale or jaundice , Chronic sweats?

Chronic generalised itchy skin , weight loss , Lumps under arms , Swollen stomach , Pale or jaundice , Chronic sweats?

See a Dr. in person: You definitely sound like you need to have an in-person visit with your physician for a physical and lab tests. Don't put it off, do it today. ...Read more

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I used a wart stick but I left some on the surrounding skin for several hours. It has been itchy and swollen for several days. Should I be concerned?

I used a wart stick but I left some on the surrounding skin for several hours. It has been itchy and swollen for several days. Should I be concerned?

WART STICK ITCHY: YOU ARE PROBABLY ALLERGIC TO THE INGREDIENTS IN YOUR WART STICK. SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST. WHILE YOU WAIT, USE WARM COMPRESSES OR SOAKS TO THE AREA 3 or 4 TIMES A DAY FOR 15 or 20 MINUTES. THIS WILL HELP REDUCE THE SWELLING AND ITCHING. ...Read more

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Lower left abdominal itchy after missed menstruration?

Lower left abdominal itchy after missed menstruration?

Not clear: This is an unusual combination of symptoms. It is likely that they have nothing to do with each other. For example, the itch could be from tinea and missed period from pregnancy. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more

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My husband developed black itchy spot over the left lower abdomen?

My husband developed black itchy spot  over the left lower abdomen?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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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