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Lacy Red Rash (Overview)

A lacy red rash may appear like red netting on the skin. This is sometimes seen with Fifth Disease.


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A lacy, red rash has broken out across part of my baby's body. Do I need to bring her to a doctor, or is there a way to treat the rash from home?

A lacy, red rash has broken out across part of my baby's body. Do I need to bring her to a doctor, or is there a way to treat the rash from home?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Lacy Red Rash (Overview)

A lacy red rash may appear like red netting on the skin. This is sometimes seen with Fifth Disease.


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Get tested for food allergies
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A lacy, red rash has broken out across part of my baby's body. Do I need to bring her to a doctor, or is there a way to treat the rash from home?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed if needed by a doctor
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Took doxycycline a week and a half ago for Ureaplasma Urealyticum. Have a red lacy rash on chest and don't feel well last few days. Is this a concern?

Took doxycycline a week and a half ago for Ureaplasma Urealyticum. Have a red lacy rash on chest and don't feel well last few days. Is this a concern?

Check w/ doctor: Doxycycline isn't likely to cause rash or make you feel ill more than a few days after the last dose. Ureaplasma also doesn't cause such symptoms. See your doctor if the symptoms continue. ...Read more

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How long does lacy erythematous rash associated with fifth disease last?

How long does lacy erythematous rash associated with fifth disease last?

Weeks: Although it sometimes fades earlier, I have seen this rash last several weeks. It can often flare after a bath & is sometimes reported as itchy. ...Read more

Dr. Andrea Brand Dr. Brand
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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See dermatologist for check ups
2x year
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How long after taking steroids can redness rashes heal?

How long after taking steroids can redness rashes heal?

Red rashes: Steroids can clear red red rashes in several days depending on the strength, but prolonged use can cause red rashes. Obviously, the drug has to be used carefully. ...Read more

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My 10months old baby been having rashes & redness ard his anus. Usually 3-1week recover. Comes and go easily.

My 10months old baby been having rashes & redness ard his anus. Usually 3-1week recover. Comes and go easily.

Pruritus ani: We call this condition as pruritus ani. Commonest cause is intolerance to milk products. If you are using formula milk/ pasturized milk which we adults use from groceries , consult your paediatrician who will recommend the right formula,substituting a non lactose containing preparation. ...Read more

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What does ichiness redness rashes and bumps mean when they apear on boobs?

What does ichiness redness rashes and bumps mean when they apear on boobs?

Breast rash: It could be several conditions for a proper evaluation you will need an exam by your physician. Some possibilities including, but not limited to could be anything form a heat rash to a yeast infection. ...Read more

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I develop itchiness, redness and painful rashes in my neck when i sweat. What could it be? And how to manage it?

I develop itchiness, redness and painful rashes in my neck when i sweat. What could it be? And how to manage it?

Hives: You may have cholinergic urticaria (hives) which are triggered by sweating and increased temperature. It is treated with antihistamines. See an allergist for confirmation and treatment. ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the wound thoroughly
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If the wound is draining on its own, regularly change a dressing
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If it is not draining, or there is redness around it, see your doctor
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What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.

What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.

Herpes: Red, itchy, painful episodes of rash in the boxer shorts area is herpes until proven otherwise. Breakouts may occur during times of physical or mental stress. Treatment can include anti-virals, which may either be taken on an episodic or daily preventive basis. You can get a blood test that tells you whether it's hsv i or hsv ii. ...Read more

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My son is crying in pain with a sore anus but there is no redness or rashes. ?

Age? : Many common reasons. Constipation with fecal impaction is common in some age groups. Also anal fissures are common in same group of children. Rarely, pinworms may cause pain instead of itch. Take him to the pediatrician to be checked out. ...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. 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