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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Mri (Definition)

Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more


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Anyone aware of a site that lets doctors see, recognize the odd leg rash?

Anyone aware of a site that lets doctors see, recognize the odd leg rash?

No: It is difficult ot evaluate a rash only from an email, and there are subtle changes that you can see in person that a two dimensional image misses. You also may need to skin biopsy for diagnosis. If this persists and does not respond to over the counter products see dermatologist before this becomes worse. ...Read more

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I got an itchy leg rash a week or so. How do I get rid of it with otc?

I got an itchy leg rash a week or so.  How do I get rid of it with otc?

Leg rash: Some rashes will improve with an otc Hydrocortisone (hc) cream but you may need a prescription strength, or something entirely different. If an otc hc cream doesn't work, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Leg rash that looks like razor rash, very itchy and has spread. Any suggestions?

Leg rash that looks like razor rash, very itchy and has spread. Any suggestions?

Leg rash: Could be from shaving, if it's spreading it could be folliculitis. You might need an antibiotic so see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Prolonged scalp and leg rash, with a sudden different rash on arm.

Prolonged scalp and leg rash, with a sudden different rash on arm.

These rashes may or: may not be related. I suggest you see dermatologist for correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have a lower leg rash that will not go away. Does not hurt or itch. Is red and blotchy and ugly. Is only on my left lower leg.

I have a lower leg rash that will not go away. Does not hurt or itch. Is red and blotchy and ugly. Is only on my left lower leg.

Rash: Can be due to a variety of causes, vasculitis, venous problem, dermatitis. Difficult to comment on the rash without seeing it. Recommend consult with a doctor licensed in your area. Here is some general information re possible causes of leg rash to consider. For specifics see doctor https://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/rashes-affecting-the-lower-legs/ ...Read more

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Upper leg rash on inside of right leg, some oozing and scab appearing?

Upper leg rash on inside of right leg, some oozing and scab appearing?

Staph: Sounds like a staphylococcus or strep infection. Go have that treated. And yes, it is contagious. ...Read more

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Lower leg rash along with swelling and joint pain?

Lower leg rash along with swelling and joint pain?

See a physician: Many possibilties exist. Your situation is one that needs a physician evaluation rather urgently. A good history, physical exam, lab work and possible drainage of the joint swelling will likely produce the diagnosis or at least narrow the possibilities and allow for appropriate treatment measures. ...Read more

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My husband has a painful body and leg rash and swollen legs from trying to quit meth . this is the 3rd day. What can help?

My husband has a painful body and leg rash and swollen legs from trying to quit meth . this is the 3rd day. What can help?

Pain, swollen legs: You must take him to see his Primary doctor as soon as possible. He may be sent to another section after his doctor has seen him. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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6 month old with eczema with weeping neck and leg rash. Atm, bf and feeding rice cereal, fruits and veggies.Any advice what to do?

6 month old with eczema with weeping neck and leg rash. Atm, bf and feeding rice cereal, fruits and veggies.Any advice what to do?

Severe eczema: Weeping rash in this young age should be seen in an office and best to see ur pediatrician and ask for a referral to a dermatologist. Also they now have blood tests for allergen testing so you do not have to wait for the baby tog et older for skin testing to see what measures will help with the eczema. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to the toothpaste or tooth brush I am using. I notice that whenever i brush my teeth 10 minutes later I get leg rash. ?

Is it possible to be allergic to the toothpaste or tooth brush I am using. I notice that whenever i brush my teeth 10 minutes later I get leg rash. ?

See an allergist: People have reported some reactions to different brands and strengths of toothpastes. I have never heard of toothbrush allergies, but anything is possible. Try brushing without the toothpaste to help determine if there is a reaction. Also, try placing some toothpaste on your tongue or brushing with your finger to see about the toothbrush allergy. Any other allergic reactions to other things? ...Read more

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Broke out w/blisters all over lips-tongue-roof of mouth 24 hrs after Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) po for leg rash.PAINFUL! What can I take? Even painful drinking water

Broke out w/blisters all over lips-tongue-roof of mouth 24 hrs after Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) po for leg rash.PAINFUL! What can I take? Even painful drinking water

A trip to the ER: Blisters forming on mucous membranes (such as the inside of your mouth and lips) and/or elsewhere on your body could be signs of a serious reaction to a medication such as your antibiotic. Please look up Stevens - Johnson Syndrome for one example of many possible types of reactions. I recommend an urgent evaluation, preferably in the Emergency Department. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lymph nodes for 2 years, night sweats, spots on spine mri, severe pain in back chest legs, rash on stomach, liver probs unrelated?

What causes swollen lymph nodes for 2 years, night sweats, spots on spine mri, severe pain in back chest legs, rash on stomach, liver probs unrelated?

It might be a Lympho: A lymphoma is one likely diagnosis. But it requires a biopsy of the lymph node and also of the bone marrow before we can be certain. You need to see a hematologist or medical oncologist to help you arrive at a proper diagnosis and then treatment for your problem which is likely to be a lymph node cancer /lymphoma. ...Read more

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Can a MRI without contrast see clots in the legs? Can a MRI with contrast see clots in the legs?

Can a MRI without contrast see clots in the legs? Can a MRI with contrast see clots in the legs?

Referring to DVT?: Are you referring to a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) blood clot? Many tests, both blood work and imaging, that can be ordered to help determine whether you may have a DVT. In terms of imaging, ultrasound with color Doppler is the preferred study. CT venogram or MRI (with or without contrast) could also be used. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/dvt/ ...Read more

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Can you use lido patches on lumbar bfore/during an MRI (no contrast) ? Can not lie still on back very long, legs will start jumping by themselves...

Can you use lido patches on lumbar bfore/during an MRI (no contrast) ? Can not lie still on back very long, legs will start jumping by themselves...

Better options: Many transdermal patches contain aluminum and may cause burns during an MRI scan. Since it can be difficult to visually see all the layers of a transdermal patch, it is generally discouraged to use them during an MRI test, though not absolutely contraindicated. Many people have pain and cannot hold still for mri. Options include oral sedatives or in more difficult cases conscious IV sedation. ...Read more

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Would an MRI of lumbar w/o contrast show cause of inten low back pain, loss of blder control, numb low abdomn that touch sends strong ting. down legs?

Here are some ...: Imaging study with MRI is intended to show if there is anatomical structural "abnormality" which is rare in the young except ones with congenital or post-traumatic change. However, the degree of structural change is not always linearly proportional with functional changes, but at times disproportional. In your condition, it's likely in such condition or with some sort of neuropathy. More? Ask Doc. ...Read more

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After tests mri brain, spine,w/wo contrast.eeg and neuro exam all with negative results.How confidently can i exclude ms.Been having severe anxiety over it.Was having tingling and numbness in leg. Mri showed stenosis, anteriorlisthesis and herniation?

After tests mri brain, spine,w/wo contrast.eeg and neuro exam all with negative results.How confidently can i exclude ms.Been having severe anxiety over it.Was having tingling and numbness in leg. Mri showed stenosis, anteriorlisthesis and herniation?

MS: The results of the tests appear to show that the cause of your symptoms is due to physical changes as in stenosis and herniation and unlikely due to MS. You need to stop worrying and get on with your life ! ...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