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Lipoma Accompanied By Itchy Rash
There are lots...: ...Of possibilities, but this time of year it is most likely to be an allergic response to something that came in contact with your arms, such as poison ivy, particularly if you've been working in the garden or camping or clearing weeds. Over-the-counter creams are too weak for such rashes, so let a dermatologist give you a precise diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Workup/Mgt: I agree that a food allergy panel called a CAP test is indicated. If the rash occurred particularly within 4 hours of eating the tomatoes, an allergic reaction is most likely. The itchiness as well indicates an allergic reaction. Avoiding the food, and using an antihistamine by mouth is part of the management. I would also suggest a discussion about pediatric epi pen with your physician. ...Read more
Rash: Need to see a picture of it. Perform a virtual consult ...Read more
My husband was diagnosed several yrs ago with cll. No tx so far. He has itchy rash is this part of cll?
Not Likely: Common rashes (allergic, drug related, infection, seborrhea, etc.) can occur in patients with cll. Leukemia cutis, a more specific infiltration of the skin by leukemia cells is not very common. Infiltration of cll lymphocytes has been shown also in skin lesions caused by other triggers (insect bites, sites of previous herpes infections or even lyme disease rash). If rash persists better to see md. ...Read more
Iam getting an itchy rash with red bumps on my body from past 3 months. What I have to do to cure it permenantly?
Rash: See a dermatologist. You have not provided enough specific information to be able to help you. There are hundreds of different rashes that come on a persons skin. ...Read more
Does tanning help clear up Pityriasis Rosea? I know tanning is bad, but im suffering with this itchy rash and I don't go over board with tanning.
No: Phototherapy using UVA and UVB is used to treat various skin conditions, including pityriasis rosea in rare cases when the itch cannot be controlled by other means. However, tanning beds are not suited for this purpose as they typically emit only UVA. Phototherapy using UVA is done in a manner that quantifies dosing and may incorporate topical sensitizers that helps target the treatment. ...Read more
I have been taking Diovan (valsartan) for 5+ years with no discernible side effects. But recently developed a painful itchy rash. Which has persisted for 3 months.
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My husband broke out with a painful, itchy rash that keeps spreading all over his body. What is it and what should we do?
Rash: 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
Orals and topicals:
I would start with oral antihistamines such as Allegra (fexofenadine) or Zyrtec as well as topicals such as Hydrocortisone ointment. All are over the counter.
Seek medical care if any fever, oozing or draining of the skin or lack of improvement in 3-5 days or if worsening.
Feel better ...Read more
Possobly hives: If the itchy bumps go away in 24 hrs, and then come back; or they have an appearance of " moving around", they are probably hives. But there are a lot of skin rashes looking like itchy bumps, like bug bites.... Better to consult a dermatologist or allergist to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Frequent pad changes: It could be because you have sensitive skin and is having some reaction to the sanitary pads. You need to change your pads every 2-3 hours, and even more frequently if necessary. ...Read more
Derm eval: 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
I'm 49 with a low grade fever and now a non itchy rash. Should I be concerned or just treat symptoms?
Depends: If the problem has been present for more than 10 days or is getting worse by the day, see your doctor. Be sure that this is not from a new drug introduced within a couple of weeks prior to the onset of your symptoms. ...Read more
Itchy rash just now developing on 11yr old child after 7 days with 100 to 103 degree temps also has dry cough?
After tibea plateau reconstruction with synthetic bone, a plate & 7 screws on 4-10-14 I still have ltd flexion and have developed an itchy rash?
I've been on lLamictal for 7 years with no problems. Two days ago an itchy rash appeared on the right side of my face. Could this be a Lamictal rash?
Unlikely: Usually, as you are I think surmising, the Lamictal rash comes on when you have begun this medication. It can be localized on the face alone, but usually it is more diffuse on the body. Again, it typically comes within weeks (not years) of administration. However, given the potential seriousness of rashes with the drug, I would get checked out with a dermatologist as soon as you can. ...Read more
Husband ill for 3 weeks with fatigue, rash at recent surgical site (surgery was on 5/10/17). Sunday awoke with itchy rash over most of body. Labs from?
Hard to tell: Without seeing the rash it is very difficult to know. It sounds like simple things but it should be seen in order to treat it properly. ...Read more
Coxsackie virus...: ...Typically causes hand-foot-mouth disease which involves sores in the mouth (sometimes very painful ones) and a rash. The text-book rash is vesicles on the hands and feet, but sometimes it's on the trunk, diaper area, arms or legs; and often it's not vesicles. Sometimes it's a little itchy, sometimes not. Maintain hydration and it runs its course and goes away. ...Read more
I got battery acid corrosive on my arm and now I have a red itchy rash with white bumps. How should I treat it?
I pruned a bougainveilla bush with thorns and now have an itchy rash o n my hands and forearms how can I treat then?
What could cause an itchy rash all over with bumps. This is for a 27 yrs male, otherwise well, no allergies, takes no meds?
What causes an itchy rash that is a red patch with little bumps in it and is located on the inside of my upper arm near my arm pit.?
Not sure - eczema?: 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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