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Patchy Red Rash All Over (Overview)

Rashes involve changes in the color or texture of your skin. Often, the cause of a rash can be determined from its visible characteristics and other symptoms.


Patchy Red Rash All Over (Overview)

Rashes involve changes in the color or texture of your skin. Often, the cause of a rash can be determined from its visible characteristics and other symptoms.


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What can cause red blisters, rash all over?

What can cause red blisters, rash all over?

Red blisters Rash?: It is difficult to advice you based on your description, it could be contact dermatitis, chicken pox, allergic rash, or something else.You should see your doctor asap or go to the emergency room to find out what is the rash from. ...Read more

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W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?

W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?

Yes: The area around the bottom and upper legs is a common additional site of hfm, it just didn't make it to the label when the pattern was being named. If that's the only site and there are no blisters it could be something else. Te variability of hfm is quite diverse, with some having only one area involved. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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My 1 month old boy has red spotty rash all over face, what's wrong?

My 1 month old boy has red spotty rash all over face, what's wrong?

Patience: The baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not respond, but within weeks of birth they break out for many weeks before the hormone levels begin to drop ; the acne disappears. Keeping the skin clean ; avoiding irritating soaps helps. Occasional use of a 1/2% hc once daily can calm some lesions. ...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


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