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I have a dark extremely itchy rash on the folds of my inner thighs i found a picture online of what it looks like but no description. What could be?

I have a dark extremely itchy rash on the folds of my inner  thighs i found a picture online of what it looks like but no description. What could be?

Rec evaluation: A brown velvety color change in the folds of the skin is called acanthosis nigricans and is associated with pre-diabetes and rarely cancer. This is not usually itchy so recommend evaluation for cause. ...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


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My daughters boyfriend has a terrible rash on his nipples it is literally just on his nipples and looks infected and is itchy.

My daughters boyfriend has a terrible rash on his nipples it is literally just on his nipples and looks infected and is itchy.

See doctor: He may just have an irritation of his nipples if he is a runner.However without seeing the rash one cannot be sure and he should see a dermatologist or general physician. ...Read more

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I get this rash on face when my facial hair start to grow,Is itchy and pink,What is and why happens,Is in my profile picture...

I get this rash on face when my facial hair start to grow,Is itchy and pink,What is and why happens,Is in my profile picture...

Shaving rash: Probably folliculitis barbae (shaving rash) more commonly in people who have curly hair. Apply hair conditioner for a few minutes before shaving. Use a single blade razor (double blade razors cut the hairs too short, allowing them to grow in.) and shave in the direction the hair grows, do not pull the skin (or use an electric razor. Apply hydrogen peroxide after shaving. ...Read more

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I had infected eczema, which has cleared, but i've been left with an itchy bumpy rash all over. How to get rid of it?

I had infected eczema, which has cleared, but i've been left with an itchy bumpy rash all over. How to get rid of it?

Is this still eczema: Even though the infection has cleared up, you may still have ezcema that needs treatment. Another possibility, is that if you were given an oral antibiotic to clear the infection, you may developed an allergic reaction to it.You should return to your dermatologist to tell which is the case. ...Read more

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I have a rash between my breast it is sometimes itchy and no matter how much I scrub it won't go away. Picture available

I have a rash between my breast it is sometimes itchy and no matter how much I scrub it won't go away. Picture available

Get eval: rashes should be diagnosed by exam to assure you get the best and most appropriate treatment. As stated though, it may a fungal infection that are often common in the cleavage or under the breasts, where it can get sweaty. Good luck. ...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


Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more