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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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Can drug rashes linger?

Can drug rashes linger?

Yes: Depends on the type of reaction and the specific drug, it may linger on for a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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Are rashes often serious?

Are rashes often serious?

No: Rashes usually are not serious, but you should always see a dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes random rashes?

What causes random rashes?

Rash: So many things cause rash. Skin is the largest organ in/on the body. To get the best diagnosis for a rash of any kind, it is recommended to have a doctor look at the rash to confirm and provide appropriate treatment based on the evaluation. Infections, irritation, allergy, medications, etc can all contribute to rash. ...Read more

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What causes blisterd rashes?

What causes blisterd rashes?

Many things: Such can b due 2 second degree burns, infection esp viral, as well as allergic react. To ingested or topical chemicals/drugs. ...Read more

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What to do when u get rashes?

What to do when u get rashes?

Rashes: Rashes may occur with viral infections, such as herpes zoster; fungal infections, such as a yeast infection (candida albicans);allergic causes; bacterial infections, such as impetigo; and sexually transmitted infections (stis). Rashes may also occur as a symptom of a more serious disease, such as liver disease, kidney disease, or some types of cancer. Treatment of the rash depends on the cause. ...Read more

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Hoe to best treat butt rashes?

Hoe to best treat butt rashes?

Skin: There are probably a thousand different rashes so without more information or seeing the problem it is unlikely you will get much here on health tap. Skin is probably one of the most difficult things to diagnose online. It is such a visual part of evaluation and treatment as a physician. But, if the rashes are persisting please get in to your family doctor to be seen soon. ...Read more

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What is best to use on rashes?

What is best to use on rashes?

Rash: Treatment of rash depends on what sort of rash it is and what's the cause of rash. ...Read more

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Why do rashes spread so easily?

Why do rashes spread so easily?

Some spread some not: Some rashes can be contagious from one part of the body to others. Some rashes represent the over enthusiasm of the immune system to a virus or infection and since the virus is everywhere in the body, so is the rash. Other rashes don't spread at all. It really depends on the rash. ...Read more

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Why I have rashes around my body?

Why I have rashes around my body?

Rashes: Without seeing the rash I can only surmise that you have hives. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for relief and see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are most rashes hard to identify?

Are most rashes hard to identify?

You are your detecti: Aloe gel or cream.
Vit e oil- poke the capsule-oil will exude & apply to any rash. ...Read more

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Why does my baby get such bad rashes?

Why does my baby get such bad rashes?

Maybe sensitive skin: Some babies have much more sensitive skin than others. For those babies, I recommend a mild, unscented baby wash (such as aveeno (oatmeal) baby or cetaphil). If your baby's skin is dry or prone to eczema, try a mild lotion (cetaphil, eucerin, and aveeno (oatmeal) are my favorites). Sometimes more severe rash can be do to a food allergy (even if your are breastfeeding) or an infection, so check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of rashes do levofloxcin causes?

What kind of rashes do levofloxcin causes?

Skin rash: Can be anything from red prickly rash from head to toe to hives. Some hives more serious and need interruption of medication and medical attention as canberra life threatening. ...Read more

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How can you naturally cure allergic rashes?

How can you naturally cure allergic rashes?

Avoid allergems: The only way to cure allergic reactions if possible is to avoid the products or conditions that cause the allergy. Unfortunately that may be difficult because of the chemicals in products and the environment. You may be able to to decrease symptoms amd use less medications. ...Read more

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What should I do to stop reoccuring rashes?

What should I do to stop reoccuring rashes?

Rashes: You first need to diagnose the rash to help prevent it from reappearing, see your doctor first and they may decide if you need to see a specialist. ...Read more

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How the rashes on back side can be removed?

How the rashes on back side can be removed?

Need to determine: The cause of the rash or the type of rash before a recommendation for treatment can be made. Consider seeing a doctor for this. Take care. ...Read more

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How can you cure allergic rashes naturally?

How can you cure allergic rashes naturally?

Cure a rash: Find the trigger for the rash and avoid continued and future exposures. Think of newlly developed topical allergy to a soap, detergent, fabric softeners, perfume, cosmetics or lotions first. If avoidance measures fails, see your pcp or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What leads to rashes around intimate areas?

What leads to rashes around intimate areas?

Many answers: If the rash itches, it is likely from a contact allergen. If it burns, one must consider some sort of irritation or infection. One may even get venereal warts. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some types of rashes that don't itch?

What are some types of rashes that don't itch?

Rashes: There are many rashes that don't usually itch. However there are always exceptions. For example usually chronic plaque psoriasis, discoid lupus erythematosus, some drug reactions, vitiligo, acne do not itch to name just a few. Itching can be due to a peripheral origin (diseased skin), neurophysiological dysfunction in the nervous system (ie: cholestasis), neuropathic (ms) or psychiatric. ...Read more

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Is there special medication for facial rashes?

Is there special medication for facial rashes?

Depends: It completely depends on what causes the rash. ...Read more

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Do some rashes get worse before gettingbetter?

Do some rashes get worse before gettingbetter?

Maybe: Some do and some don't, you really need to have a diagnosis to know what to expect, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What works against the rashes all over my body?

What works against the rashes all over my body?

Rash: Step one for all rash treatment is to establish the cause of the rash. Some things you can do before seeing a physician is to be sure the rash is not an adverse reaction to a medication or suppliment you are taking, (stop all non-prescription otc medications) make sure that the rash is not an allergy to a topical product that you are using, (stop all fragranced detergents, soaps and lotions). ...Read more

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I have rings/rashes on my butt what could it be?

I have rings/rashes on my butt what could it be?

Evaluate to know.: 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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He has 2 penny sized rashes on back what could it be?

He has 2 penny sized rashes on back what could it be?

See doctor: To have a more thorough history and examination to diagnose the rash. ...Read more

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Are allergic rashes different looking from other rashes?

No: Many rashes have characteristic patterns of distribution on the body and many have distinguishing features on the skin; such as the silvery scale of psoriasis. Many rashes look the same and may have early or late features which make them indistinguishable from allergic reactions. A skin biopsy may be useful for identifying the true cause of a rash. ...Read more

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I have a rashes all over my body what kind of dieases is it?

Explanation: We cannot tell what kind a disease is it not seeing the rash. Sorry. Go to any clinic for evaluation ...Read more

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I have rashes that are spreading and wondering what they are!?

I have rashes that are spreading and wondering what they are!?

Can't tell.: Rash is a very broad topic. Dermatologists spend their whole life studying them. Really need to give us a better description of the rash - location / appearance / itchy or not, etc - so that we an kind of limit the things it could be. ...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