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I keep getting rashes all over my body very itchy now it is on my head coming up in lumps seems to get worse in winter and on my shins I will scratch?

I keep getting rashes all over my body very itchy now it is on my head coming up in lumps seems to get worse in winter and on my shins I will scratch?

See a doctor: Eruptions of this nature may be infective, allergic, non-infectious inflammatory and even rarely due to underlying malignancies. Working out the cause for these may take a prolonged investigation by an experienced clinician. See your pcp and if they cannot handle this they may refer you to a dermatologist or allergist. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


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I keep getting rashes on my body from zicam, does this mean I have an allergy?

I keep getting rashes on my body from zicam, does this mean I have an allergy?

Probably: If the rash itches, then it would more likely be from allergy. Why use Zicam? It has really not been proven to be effective for anything ...Read more

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I keep getting rashes everytime I go to the country (my whole family does)! This itchy rash also prevents me from sleep at night! What to do?

I keep getting rashes everytime I go to the country (my whole family does)! This itchy rash also prevents me from sleep at night! What to do?

See dermatologist: If this happens when you are in the countryside, you are likely allergic to something outdoors or even to the sun.
I would suggest that you consult a dermatologist to find out the cause. Certainly poison oak/poison ivy is a factor to be considered especially since its resin on contaminated articles may remain potent for months. ...Read more

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Hello I keep getting rashes in the form oh lines the disappear and come to another area of my body. Arms back stomach neck?

Hello I keep getting rashes in the form oh lines the disappear and come to another area of my body. Arms back stomach neck?

Dermatographism: This is a form of hives, where the skin is very sensitive to stroking and lines form on it. A daily antihistamine can help with the symptoms, you may want to see an allergist for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I keep getting rash on left side of face?

I keep getting rash on left side of face?

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

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I keep getting rashes under the skin during my period. I went to doctor and she gave me some powder that seems to make it go away, but now I'm wondering if this could be inflammatory cancer.?

I keep getting rashes under the skin during my period. I went to doctor and she gave me some powder that seems to make it go away, but now I'm wondering if this could be inflammatory cancer.?

Breast rash: Rash may be a sign of inflammatory carcinoma but the definitive study is s mammogram and biopsy. If you have persisting concern a mammogram wuold not be unreasonble.
http://www. Cancer. Org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/inflammatorybreastcancer/inflammatory-breast-cancer-inflammatory-br-ca-diagnosis ...Read more

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I keep getting a rash on my right armpit never on the left what is the best lotion I could use to get rid of it.? I don't sweat much, I don't have a rash any where else on my body. I wear a 100% cotton tee-shirt every day. I shower every day.

I keep getting a rash on my right armpit never on the left what is the best lotion I could use to get rid of it.? I don't sweat much, I don't have a rash any where else on my body. I wear a 100% cotton tee-shirt every day. I shower every day.

This: This may be an eczematous rash, or possibly a dermatitis. However a unilateral arm pit rash likely excludes the possibility of an allergy to deodorant, which is what commonly causes rashes in this area.
If it is eczema, then there is no cure per say. This is a condition that comes and goes, and will respond to treatment. If it is a mild it will respond to over the counter Hydrocortisone cream.
I suggest you see your doctor for this issue. An actual inspection of the area in question will lead to a more accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Please help! I keep getting hives/rashes during the middle of the night?

Please help! I keep getting hives/rashes during the middle of the night?

Chronic urticaria: 'Keep' is the operative word here. Is the duration now 4-6 weeks? If so, you have chronic hives, and the issues change from finding a 'cause' (unusual for chronic hives) to treament. Various antihistamines, steroids (prednisone) have been used for decades. Exciting new treatment is once a month Xolair. It has been helpful in giving relief and avoiding long term steroids. Find an allergist nearby. ...Read more

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Keep getting a rash on shouldes and lower neck?

Keep getting a rash on shouldes and lower neck?

See below: We would need more detail about what it looks like to best help you. However; based on the location you are giving, if it looks like someone wrapped a shawl around your shoulders and neck and you muscles are weak, you need to see you doctor soon as it could be dermatomyositis. ...Read more

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Why does my boyfriend keep getting a rash after sex?

Why does my boyfriend keep getting a rash after sex?

Depends....: Depends on where and after how long the rash starts, and what exactly it looks like. He could develop an irritating reaction to bodily fluids, or even an allergic reaction. Maybe he is just getting really excited! Take pictures and show his doctor. ...Read more

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My baby is 2 months and he keep getting a rash on his face and back wht should I do?

My baby is 2 months and he keep getting a rash on his face and back wht should I do?

Get it looked at: What type of rash is it? Some "rashes" may simply be normal for young babies because their skin hasn't matured. Is your baby otherwise healthy? Probably due for immunizations, get it checked out then. Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting a rash on my neck?

Why do I keep getting a rash on my neck?

Eczema: It could be eczema or warts, or an allergic reaction to something. Rashes are best treated in person so the doctor can see and feel to determine what it is. ...Read more

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I keep getting a rash on my arm anytime I go outside and it's beginning to spread. What is this?

I keep getting a rash on my arm anytime I go outside and it's beginning to spread. What is this?

Allergy: The sun can cause a rash from ultraviolet exposure or it may be exposure to some other allergen in the air. It is important to better define the cause. ...Read more

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I keep getting a rash on my forearms it comes and goes not sure if it’s bites or reaction to something it is also itchy?

I keep getting a rash on my forearms it comes and goes not sure if it’s bites or reaction to something it is also itchy?

Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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Its been hot and humid and I keep getting a rash on my outer thigh near hip. It keeps recurring for past 2 mos. What could I put on it?

Heat rash: Avoid tight jeans or putting any articles in your hip pockets in an effort to avoid excessive moisture and friction. You could dry applying baby powder to the involved area before any moisture develops. If rash persists, consult your physician or dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my daughter keep getting diaper rash if I put stuff to prevent one after every changing? Am I putting to much on her and causeing it myself?

Well, you could have: Contaminated the cream you're using, or it could be a yeast infection. Zinc oxide paste coats raw, weepy areas very well. Use disposable gloves when removing & applying the paste, to avoid getting staph from your hands onto skin or mucous membranes that are cracked or open. See her pediatrician. Always wipe front-to-back when cleaning urine & stool. ...Read more

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I keep getting this rash on my thighs, started on my upper thigh and is now in between my thighs and on the outer thigh as well. It's really itchy.?

I keep getting this rash on my thighs, started on my upper thigh and is now in between my thighs and on the outer thigh as well. It's really itchy.?

Fungal infection: Use Lotrimin AF (clotrimazole) a large pea sized drop to each side AM/PM. You can also mix a BB sized drop of 1% hydrococortisone cream with the pea sixed drop of antifungal cream- this will help with the itching. Give it 5-6 days and if not improved, see your physician. ...Read more

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I keep getting petechial rash on my legs after itching. It doesn't go away for at least a week. What should I do?

I keep getting petechial rash on my legs after itching. It doesn't go away for at least a week. What should I do?

Petechiae: There are many causes of the petechiae, or small. Like hemorrhages in the skin. One cause is schamberg's progressive pigmentary dermatosis, but there are many others. The person who is skilled enough to use the word petechiae should also know that they need to be seen for this problem by dermatologist. It's very important that you follow up on possible causes for these tiny hemorrhages. ...Read more

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Hi over the past 2 years I keep getting a rash on my bum cheek it's starts of itchy and red then gets blisters which are painful for about a week?

Hi over the past 2 years I keep getting a rash on my bum cheek it's starts of itchy and red then gets blisters which are painful for about a week?

Herpetic: It's sounds like an herpetic infection which can be treated with oral antivirals such as valtrex (valacyclovir). See your physician to evaluate and treat this. ...Read more

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Had unprotected oral sex 5 months ago. I keep getting itchy rash all over. White swollen tongue with sore red gums. Red/white blotches on palms. HIV?

Had unprotected oral sex 5 months ago. I keep getting itchy rash all over. White swollen tongue with sore red gums. Red/white blotches on palms. HIV?

Doesn't mean HIV: Need eval to better define. 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

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Why do I keep getting allergic looking rashes? How do I find out what I am allergic to?

Why do I keep getting allergic looking rashes? How do I find out what I am allergic to?

See a specialist: Recurrent rashes can be very distressing. Rather than trying to treat it yourself, seek the advice of an allergist or dermatologist. They are specially trained to identify the cause and find a treatment to help. If the rash comes and goes, take a photo, so it can be shown to the doctor. Picture is worth a thousand words! ...Read more

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Hello! I keep getting these skin rashes that itch and turns into dry skin that I can peel off. What is going on?

Hello! I keep getting these skin rashes that itch and turns into dry skin that I can peel off. What is going on?

Med eval: This would require a medical history and visualization of rash at minimum to diagnose. ...Read more

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I am asthematic. I keep getting itchy dry rashes all over body mostly due to heat. A circular patch appears which gets darker and than dis appears.?

I am asthematic. I keep getting itchy dry rashes all over body mostly due to heat. A circular patch appears which gets darker and than dis appears.?

Eczema: It may be eczema which is a dry skin condition that could be caused by allergies. Indoor dry heat could aggravate eczema. If you are asthmatic then you are more prone to developing eczema. Treatment includes moisturizers, antihistamines and steroid creams. Humidifiers can be helpful during the heating season. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more


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