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Itchy Weeping Rash
Red itchy and weeping rash on arms tummy back and neck following a viral infection and strep throat in january?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Rash, (red, weeping, gold crusting) and swelling, itchy. Develops on scalp and eyelids and around eyes and in arms. Worsens with exposure to sun. ?
Hi, First of all I saw this rashes or whatever they are just this week. It's a little rough but it is itchy but not all the times. But i think it is spreading I am unsure of the cause. But I have been thinking if its because of the towel I used for almost
Rash: Please see a dermatologist or your family doc. Beyond that, have you changed your brand of laundry detergent? Are you on medications that may have that as a side-effect? Do you have enough good oil in your diet, i.e., olive oil & coconut oil. This is especially important in cold winter months. Avoid skin products w/alcohol in them because it will dry the skin. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Narrow it down: I want to help but this description could include several chapters in a dermatology text book. A photo or visit to the doctor can help narrow it down. Answers to questions like timing, duration , shape of the lesions, flat or raised , scaly or greasy, tenderness, medications are some of the clues that can provide clues. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
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
I'm itchy randomly in different places. I have no bumbs or rashes anywhere. What is the reason for this?
Dry skin: It is possible that you only have dry skin and you have to change your bathing habits. Only take short showers and use a mild soap only in your private areas. Apply a moisturizer cream at night and a lotion in the morning. If possible skip a shower for a day since your skin will thank you for that. ...Read more
Why are my old stretch marks so itchy and has rashes?? And how do you know you are getting stretch marks?
Local irritation : Sometimes they become dry and irritated causing itching. Sometimes they can become infected with normal yeast that is on your skin. Can try moisturizer several times a day in addition to any athletes foot cream 2-3 times a day for 2-3weeks. Hope this helps. Good luck! ...Read more
I have got rashes around my gluteal region they are non itchy dry flaky causing discolouration around the area...
Gluteal rash: Rash in the gluteal area can be seen with chronic moisture from sweating ,prolonged sitting or from wearing certain tight fitting clothing materials. Try wearing white cotton panties and avoid very tight fitting clothes like jeans. For further evaluation and advice, consult a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been getting a patch of itchy red rashes , they get inflamed then slowly fade away then reappears it happens only on certain parts of my body?
Consultation: With a dermatologist is appropriate. Fading rashes may be allergic, viral or vascular in nature. Best to have someone take a look. ...Read more