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Non Itchy Rash On Trunk Of Body
19wks pregnant, itchy rash on trunk, legs, chest. Saw ob said not puppps, seeing derm/blood work tomorrow. Are cortisone shots ok to stop the itch?
Itchy rash spread over most of trunk over 3 mo period, derm. Says allergic--doesn't know if contact or food allergy. Could tomatoes cause this?
Probably not: If the dermatologist can clear up the rash with cortisone creams you should send have patch testingdone. If the rash cannot be cleared up then you need to have a biopsy. ...Read more
I had laparoscopic surgery two days ago and now have a very itchy rash all over my trunk. Would loratidine, atarax, (hydroxyzine) benedryl, or a topical work best?
See your surgeon:
You need to find out why, your pain medication is the first suspect, antibiotic, or any other medicine prescribed to you that you took could be a suspect, rarely medication you were exposed to while you were under anesthesia.
stop taking any medicine that you start after surgery, notified your surgeon immediately, and take loratidine, and benadryl (diphenhydramine) until the reaction is gone.
not better go to ER. ...Read more
I recently had cdiff-10d post tx. Have a scaley itchy rash on torso. Can this be fr cdiff? Went untreated for cdiff over month rash start then
Unrelated: The rash may be caused by one of the drugs you took or totally unrelated. ...Read more
Since he was a baby my 5yr old breaks out in a bad itchy rash on his torso at night during summer months. Possible causes? Treatment?
Heat rash: Heat rash is a normal rash that occurs in infants and children when they are overheated and sweaty. Most likely your child is too hot at night. Avoid nylon or polyester sleepwear, cotton is best. Apply cornstarch baby powder at bedtime to prevent the rash from occurring. Also use lightweight, cotton bedding only. It is safe to use Hydrocortisone cream 1-2 x/day on the rash to ease the itching. ...Read more
Rashes: They may not be related, you need to see a doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Bumps: 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
Is it possible for child to have strep w/o Dore throat or fever? Has very faint non itchy rash on torso and face, congestion
Yes and no: The problem comes in separating the person with congestion from a variety of causes. There are people that carry strep year round without ever getting sick or any consequences from strep. The numbers range from 5-30% of people depending on the time of year. Faint rashes on face & torso are often due to viruses. ...Read more
This is an extremely itchy rash I have been getting for around 4 years on and off. It only ever appears on the left of my torso, never on my arms or l?
Question Cut off: Not sure what you were going to ask but after four years- would recommend medical assessment. Take care. ...Read more
Need a picture: Rashes are tough to diagnose with just limited description. Often even with pictures and biopsies rashes can go undiagnosed. It is important to see the rash and get a thorough history including new contacts, foods and medications taken as well as pattern of spread to get an accurate diagnosis. I would get seen if this rash is spreading and causing discomfort. ...Read more
I woke up with an itchy rash all over my torso. Yesterday just finished a 10 day round of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Could this be allergic reaction so late?
Yes: Drug rash can happen any time from within a few minutes to 10 days after a dose. ...Read more
Husband has itchy rash (blister)looking on hands, feet, face&and some on torso. One day fever only, already had chickenpox.?
Chickenpox: A "blistering" rash in that many areas in an adult is most likely to be chickenpox. The leans will be the size of a kitchen match on a pale pink base surmounted by clear blister with an indentation (umbilication) at the top. The blisters turn cloudy and then collapse into scabbed lesions. A past history of chickenpox is not always accurate. I recommend a dr. Confirm the diagnosis promptly ...Read more
I have an itchy rash on my arms and legs and torso that has lasted a wk and now the bumps are flattening and turning purple do I have a virus?
Hard to say: See your doctor and have them look at the rash. ...Read more
Lower scalp started itching and now torso, arms and uppers thighs and hips itchy rash. No dietary or soap, lotion or detergent changes. Help?!
Can my child get a non-itchy rash as an allergic reaction to her body wash? I noticed since changing her wash, she now has flat red rashes on her.
Yes, it is possible:
Although It is not common to get an allergic rash as a reaction to the body wash, but it is possible. She should be checked by her pediatrician to be sure that it is an allergic rash and not a something else.
Changing the body wash in addition to use of a mild antihistaminic medicine would solve this problem ...Read more
I have a non itchy rash all over my body for a month and a half now. I used micogel-f ointment. But it did nothing. What can it be?
Rash: It may have different causes, uou need to have him checked by his doctor. ...Read more
I have a itchy rash on the left side of my body. It's not very big but very itchy and painful. Can you help me? Do you know what it could be?
COuld be: A skin manifestation of a bacterial or viral infection. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: No one can offer a diagnosis without seeing the rash. Have a dermatologist evaluate it. ...Read more