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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Rash On Chest (Definition)

Rash (exanthem): is a lesion(s) which affects color/ texture/ appearance of skin. This skin eruption may have many possible causes- allergies, medical conditions/ diseases, hormones,or contact with damaging substances. Rash of ...Read more


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1 yr old with wet cough and chest congestion, worse at night, no fever, vomits at night sometimes. on Aerius & Otirivin. Should I give Zithromax?

1 yr old with wet cough and chest congestion, worse at night, no fever, vomits at night sometimes. on Aerius & Otirivin. Should I give Zithromax?

No: you need to see his pediatrician or an allergist, he might have bronchospasm (narrowing of the airways), which can be controlled by nebulized medicines, more important though is rest of history, environmental history, smokers around your child, etc.., good luck ...Read more

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sick cold symptoms spitting out green mucus chest pains body aches waking in night sweats every night fever and cold sores wats going on?

 sick cold symptoms spitting out green mucus chest pains body aches waking in night sweats every night fever and cold sores  wats going on?

See a physician!: Your symptoms are worrisome for possible pneumonia. You may need antibiotic treatment. It's not possible or proper to make a diagnosis without examining you and taking a medical history. Stop looking for answers on the internet and see a physician as soon as possible. Your delay in seeing a physician may allow any infection to get worse, making it more difficult to cure. ...Read more

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For 4 weeks: Hives that come and go, lasting a couple hours; 1-3 times a day. Intense itching on palms and soles, peeling skin, wakes me up at night ?

For 4 weeks:
Hives that come and go, lasting a couple hours; 1-3 times a day. 
Intense itching on palms and soles, peeling skin, wakes me up at night ?

Need to be seen: Kindly see yor doctor/dermatologist, can't be helped online, more history and physical examination are needed. In the interim you can try OTC cetirizine, loratadine or fexofenadine, regularly though, just to control the itching, hope it works, till you see your doctor first who may refer you to a dermatologist, best wishes ...Read more

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Sharp chest pains that get worse at night, wake up with burning chest pain, frequent coughing every day. Been going on for atleast a month.Diagnosis?

Gastrointestinal: Your symptoms are typical of acid reflux/esophagitus and I see you have a strong history of this. If you have failed medical therapy, discuss Nissen Fundoplication with your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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F/23 burning sensation in upper chest, radiating heat. worse when at rest. skin on chest very sensitive/irritated, no rash. has lasted on/off ~5days?

F/23 burning sensation in upper chest, radiating heat. worse when at rest. skin on chest very sensitive/irritated, no rash. has lasted on/off ~5days?

Anxiety vs....: Something! It is often hard to understand how feeling stress or anxious could cause skin symptoms such as these, but in a young person your age, that is the most likely cause. HOWEVER, the significant disease causes of this are in the connective tissue disease realm: lupus, scleroderma, dematomyositis, cryoglobulinemia, rheumatoid arthritis. Reduce stress, observe, see doc in 2 weeks if persists ...Read more

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General itching for 3 months no rash worse at night worse on buttocks. ?

General itching for 3 months no rash worse at night worse on buttocks. ?

Clinic evaluation: Persistent itching warrants evaluation in clinic; many possibilities.Allergies are a common cause; a change in laundry detergent or fabric softener is one of the 1st things we ask about. Scabies causes itching worse at night, is contagious, rash not always visible, easily treated. Dry skin also itches. Medical problems (eg liver, blood, thyroid, kidney, infection, etc) also cause itching. ...Read more

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Constant itchy legs once laying down at night?

Constant itchy legs once laying down at night?

Contact allergy?: Could be a reaction to something on your bed clothes or sheets. Some times changing fabric or laundry detergent can improve this kind of situation. If persists or gets severe would have an eval. Would be helpful to know if there is a rash involved too. ...Read more

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Rash on arms legs chest and back after the flu shot?

Rash on arms legs chest and back after the flu shot?

Allergy: Since its so widespread and there is a temporal (time) relationship between drug and rash onset, this might be allergy to flu shot or one of its components. ...Read more

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Chest pain, arm pain, tightness in chest, hot and cold claminess, pale, tired, sudden onset. Lasting approximately 30 minutes. Coming on tonight?

Chest pain, arm pain, tightness in chest, hot and cold claminess, pale, tired, sudden onset. Lasting approximately 30 minutes. Coming on tonight?

Call an ambulance !: The symptoms you have listed sound like classic Angina symptoms. This means that one of your coronary arteries (blood vessels to your heart) could potentially be blocked and therefore affecting the blood flow to your heart. It could result in you having a heart attack anytime. There could be other less alarming causes for these symptoms but you cannot take a risk and you go to ER without delay ...Read more

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Dizzy spells, sternum pain, nausea, chest tight, tiredness, short of breath at times, wake up in night with choking sensation. Can it be gerd/reflux?

Dizzy spells, sternum pain, nausea, chest tight, tiredness, short of breath at times, wake up in night with choking sensation. Can it be gerd/reflux?

Yes: Most common cause is gastroesophageal reflux sometimes associated with esophagitis.Sometimes pain mimics heart attack. When gastric acid reaches the vocal folds, airways, and lungs, cause swelling of the passages which can lead to atypical asthma reactions. Such airway damage can affect breathing.Dysphagia is choking. Nausea and tightness of chest. See physician to rule out other causes of pain. ...Read more

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Been having a rushing almost spreading feeling at night starts at feet, chills, sweat,body aches, throat pain,goosebumps, on anitboltics for 1 yr?

Been having a rushing almost spreading feeling at night  starts at feet,  chills, sweat,body aches, throat pain,goosebumps, on anitboltics for 1 yr?

See physician: If you are having shaking chills or if your are sweating so that your bed clothes are wet, you may have an infection or other medical problem that is not affected by the antibiotic that you have been taking. You need to see your physician for a complete evaluation and an explanation of why you have been taking that antibiotic ...Read more

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Shortness of breath and chest tightness at night.it goes away after half an hour. All day long i feel fine. It starts at n8ght. What is it?

Shortness of breath and chest tightness at night.it goes away after half an hour. All day long i feel fine. It starts at n8ght. What is it?

See a physician: This sounds as though it could be GERD (gastro-esophogeal reflux). However it could be something more serious. I would see a medical professional and get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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Past two nights I've gotten a skin rash on my stomach, back and parts of arms. Goes away in morning then reappears at night. Looks like hives? Help please

Past two nights I've gotten a skin rash on my stomach, back and parts of arms. Goes away in morning then reappears at night. Looks like hives? Help please

Hives: If these are hives, they should stop on their own in a few days, take zyrtec (cetirizine) before going to sleep until they disappear completely, if they stick around for more than 6 weeks see an allergist ...Read more

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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,059 doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more