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Red itchy and weeping rash on arms tummy back and neck following a viral infection and strep throat in january?

Red itchy and weeping rash on arms tummy back and neck following a viral infection and strep throat in january?

Red,weepy rash: Because of your scratching and breakink of the skin you probably have developed a form of impetigo caused by either strep or staph.You need to be under your doctors care. ...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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What is this red, weeping and pimply rash under my arm? It has been spreading quickly after I got home from camp. Extremely itchy.

What is this red, weeping and pimply rash under my arm? It has been spreading quickly after I got home from camp. Extremely itchy.

Poison Ivy: Poison Ivy can cause this type of rash, and is most likely the cause. The oil can linger on clothing and items that have come in contact with the plant oil. Start with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) over the counter, avoid hot water, use cool or luke warm water to wash, and wash everything that may have any plant oil. If continuing to spread and worsen see a doctor who can prescribe steroids to block the reaction. ...Read more

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A friend has had a rash under her arm for 8 days, the doctor has said it's measles but it's still itchy and is now weeping clear fluid, is this normal?

A friend has had a rash under her arm for 8 days, the doctor has said it's measles but it's still itchy and is now weeping clear fluid, is this normal?

Not measles: Measles is a systemic rash -it wouldn't be localized just under one arm. If it's itchy I wonder if it might be 'contact dermatitis' -an allergy to something? say a cream, lotion, deodorant? The fact that it's weeping clear fluid means the tissue (skin) is damaged from the rash. Not sure if there's any fever but u may want to apply antibiotic ointment -like bacitracin. I recc going back to the doc ...Read more

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My skin gets itchy everyday and when i scratch it, rashes are formed. What could this be?

My skin gets itchy everyday and when i scratch it, rashes are formed. What could this be?

Eczema?: It sounds like you may have an allergic condition in your skin, or something else might be causing you to itch. You should have your doctor take a look to see what might going on! ...Read more

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Is dengue rashes itchy?

Is dengue rashes itchy?

Itchiness is: Inconsistent with dengue fever. In some cases it may itch. ...Read more

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Penis itchying no bumps or rashes?

Penis itchying no bumps or rashes?

Itching penis: Pubic lice, folliculitis, viral infections such as genital herpes, fungal infections with candida, genital warts, scabies, allergic reactions and STDs all can cause itching. Itching can be the first sign of these problems. Watch closely for a rash, bumps or patchy area on your penis. If the symptom persists and or if a rash, bump or other lesion develops see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can viral rashes be itchy?

YES!: Sometimes very itchy. Chickenpox is an incredibly itchy viral rash...but others can cause some itching too. ...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. Travis Fultz
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Weeping (Definition)

Weeping is crying, and is a physical response to sadness. Weeping also refers to a skin rash that ...Read more