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I am on ceforoxime and now have a mild rash on my neck. I got the same rash last time I took biaxin (clarithromycin). Is it fine to continue?

I am on ceforoxime and now have a mild rash on my neck. I got the same rash last time I took biaxin (clarithromycin). Is it fine to continue?

See the doctor: Let the doctor who prescribed the antibiotic take a look at this. If it is due to allergy you may want to stop the drug and substitute something different as necessary. But get this looked at professionally. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Rash comes/ goes & migrated from neck, back, thighs--small red sometimes itchy dots, scabs eventually--mild shingles possible 1yr after shingles shot?

Rash comes/ goes & migrated from neck, back, thighs--small red sometimes itchy dots, scabs eventually--mild shingles possible 1yr after shingles shot?

Rash: Unlikely shingles as it follows one nerve area of distribution and usually one sided. Consider exposure to something such as soap etc. Also certain viruses can cause rashes. Certain infections can causes rashes. If fever or feeling sick see your doctor. ...Read more

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Recurring mild rash circling armpit and next to elbow. One or 2 bumps mid chest/neck. Possibly accompanied w/ congestion. Any ideas before seeing derm?

Recurring mild rash circling armpit and next to elbow. One or 2 bumps mid chest/neck. Possibly accompanied w/ congestion. Any ideas before seeing derm?

Dermatologist: This needs to be seen and a full history obtained. Guessing about it over the internet is not the best way to diagnose this. See the dermatologist, and good luck. ...Read more

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I have had a mild flu for 5 days & developed a rash today. Itchy red raised blotches neck trunk arms so far. Don't think it's shingles?

Probably not shingle: This most likely is not shingles, but you still may want to be assessed by your primary care physician. There are number of rashes associated with viral illnesses, and most are not serious, but some do need to be assessed and it would be the safest thing to run it by your primary if it does not resolve. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has these cut like rashes in the creases of his neck how do I treat it?

My boyfriend has these cut like rashes in the creases of his neck how do I treat it?

Depends: Rashes can be tricky, and require a thorough history and physical examination to properly treat. He needs to see a dermatology provider. ...Read more

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Why do I have rashes on my neck?

Why do I have rashes on my neck?

Rash on neck: You could be allergic to your shampoo or other hair products. You could be perspiring, you could have an infectious rash or you could have a rash secondary to pcos. In other words there are many reasons. ...Read more

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I had rashes on my neck ,,now its spreading over my neck how to cure it ?

I had rashes on my neck ,,now its spreading over my neck how to cure it ?

One picture...: Hi Elizabeth242 A good dermatologist could probably give you many answers, but only after many questions or a in person exam. You might try one of the on algorithm's on line (e.g., http://acep.omnibooksonline.com/Boston2009/data/papers/TH-267.pdf ) or schedule time on line with a video connection. ...Read more

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Why do I get a red rashes on my neck when i get nervous?

Why do I get a red rashes on my neck when i get nervous?

Anxiety Rash: It's not the anxiety itself that causes a rash, but the stress caused by anxiety.Stress puts your body in a state of extreme tension, and releases a great deal of cortisol and adrenaline into your blood stream – both of which are known to lead to skin reactions.Try to take deep breathes, drink plenty of water, and do some activities that relive stress. Hope this helped :]. ...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