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Rash on my private area hi i stop wettin my bed at a late age and force myself to stop at 14 i then notice little small rash on my private at one time one was as big as a mold and i pull it off but the rest of it remain invisible but when i touch my priva

Rash on my private area hi i stop wettin my bed at a late age and force myself to stop at 14 i then notice little small rash on my private at one time one was as big as a mold and i pull it off but the rest of it remain invisible but when i touch my priva

This : This rash seems to bother you quite a bit. Is it red or painful to the touch? Have you put anything on it? Most often in that area it is a fungal eruption and it may clear up with an antifungal cream. If you could describe it better that would be helpful. ...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


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Can you get an infection, skin rash, from black mold?

Can you get an infection, skin rash, from black mold?

Depends on species: Not all molds are pathogenic, meaning can cause disease, to humans. If someone has a weak immune system because of illness or drugs, it is always a possibility. ...Read more

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CAN MOLD GIVES YOU SKIN IRRITANT LIKE ITCHY RASH AND SKIN WHAT TO CLEAN TO GET RID OF MOLD ?

CAN MOLD GIVES YOU SKIN IRRITANT LIKE ITCHY RASH AND SKIN WHAT TO CLEAN TO GET RID OF MOLD ?

Contact dermatitis: Contact dermatitis with exposure to mold can be treated with topical steroid creams. If you are trying to clean mold from surfaces in your home like bathroom use an cleaner like CLR mold and mildew cleaner but always wear gloves. Larger mold issues such as mold in dry wall should be cleaned by a mold mediation specialist. ...Read more

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Red Itchy rash that turned dark no other symptoms but fatigue have been on him for 2 weeks now WBC was high could this be mold realted?

Tick-Born Illness?: I will presume that 'on him' should read 'on abx' for 2 weeks. It sounds as though the treating clinician may have suspected a tick-born source of your rash in the setting of fatigue and prescribed a prolonged course of antibiotics to treat. Mold allergy (any allergy) can cause a variety of symptoms, including rash, but treatment for mold would not require antibiotics. ...Read more

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Mold exposure, cleaned it.Leg, hands, back are burning, esp with clothes, some clothes more than other, no rash. Thanks.

Mold exposure, cleaned it.Leg, hands, back are burning, esp with clothes, some clothes more than other, no rash. Thanks.

Irritant: The burning is likely from the cleansing agents you have been using to clean up the molds. Try skin moisturizer and if needed Hydrocortisone cream. Your type of reaction is not typical from mold exposure. ...Read more

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Red bumps on my right arm along with what i believe to be elbow rash. I want to know what is causing it, i'm allergic to dust and mold.

Red bumps on my right arm along with what i believe to be elbow rash. I want to know what is causing it, i'm allergic to dust and mold.

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Rash with itchy hives on neck, chest, stomach and arms. I've been around mold and mildew. Can that make me break out like this?

Rash with itchy hives on neck, chest, stomach and arms. I've been around mold and mildew. Can that make me break out like this?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It's difficult to find the cause of hives. ...Read more

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I have been drinking ice tea from a container that has mold in it. I'm not sure how long I've been drinking this. What's going to happen? Will I get s

I have been drinking ice tea from a container that has mold in it. I'm not sure how long I've been drinking this. What's going to happen? Will I get s

Immune system active: Whether you know it or not, our immune systems are working everyday for us, often 'behind the scenes'. What you describe here sounds relatively harmless. We're exposed to moulds/bacteria/viruses--every day. If this was a problem, there would be noticeable symptoms which you don't have. The best thing to do is throw out that container and and watch for any mould next time. ...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

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