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My baby has a red bump on his stomach and some white dry patch looking spots on the back of his arm. It doesn't look like eczem I can send pictures if necessary

My baby has a red bump on his stomach and some white dry patch looking spots on the back of his arm. It doesn't look like eczem I can send pictures if necessary

It: It may be a fungal or bacterial infection, amongst many other things including eczema. Regardless instead of sending a picture, you should take the baby in to see his doctor. Rashes can be harmless or dangerous, it's very difficult for a mother to know, therefore a medical professional should be the one to make a diagnois or suspected diagnosis after an examination in his/her office. If necessary a dermatologist (skin doctor) can be consulted.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Why are there red areas on an abdomen ultrasound picture?

Why are there red areas on an abdomen ultrasound picture?

Doppler: When the tech turns on the doppler then movement towards the probe will usually show up as red and away will look blue. These can be reversed. ...Read more

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Stomach pain at night, red patch on abdomen?

Stomach pain at night, red patch on abdomen?

Nonspecific: If the pain is in the skin and at the location of the redness, it sounds like a big bite, or scratch. If not, really need more info about the pain. You could always make an appointment to see a primary care provider if it persists or gets worse. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Red spot on abdomen grew to dark red patch that was sore but now raised, smooth appx 2 inch. Second spot now appeared. Had erisypelas on face last yr?

Assuming it is: The same diagnosis, antibiotics such as penicillin are used to get rid of the infection. In severe cases, antibiotics may need to be given through an IV (intravenous line).

People who have repeated episodes of erysipelas may need long-term antibiotics. But see a dermatologist first! ...Read more

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I drank cranberry juice for the first time 4 days ago, 2 days after I had a patch of hives appear on my abdomen that are itchy, red and painful. Help!

I drank cranberry juice for the first time 4 days ago, 2 days after I had a patch of hives appear on my abdomen that are itchy, red and painful. Help!

Hives: Very unlikely it was due to the cranberry juice because of the timing of the reaction and the fact that you had never had it before. This is likely due to a contact reaction to something that made contact with your skin. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other OTC antihistamines should help. ...Read more

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L am diabetic and have had a really bothersome red itchy cracked skin with some occasional blistering patches in the fold beneath my abdomen/ upper th?

L am diabetic and have had a really bothersome red itchy cracked skin with some occasional blistering patches in the fold beneath my abdomen/ upper th?

Be seen: Diabetics are at risk for infection and you may be dealing with strep/staph or a yeast infection. Be checked and treated. Check your blood sugars. Poor control can trigger infections. All the best. ...Read more

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My brother has developed red oval flaky -itchy patches on his arm, leg, back, abdomen, scalp, ear and eye lash, genitals. Can this be psoriasis?

My brother has developed red oval flaky -itchy patches on his arm, leg, back, abdomen, scalp, ear and eye lash, genitals. Can this be psoriasis?

Yes: By your description it does sound like Guttate Psoriasis. The flakes tend to be more greasy rather than dry. Itching however is not a prominent feature. Another possibility is Seborrheic Dermatitis He should see his doctor for a more definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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I have a painless, smooth red patch on my tongue, as seenin my profile picture. What is it?

I have a painless, smooth red patch on my tongue, as seenin my profile picture. What is it?

Possibly Geographic: Geographic tongue is not "normal", but rather a benign, usually, but not always painless, inflammatory process that alters normal tongue anatomy. It can come and go in its own. It will go away without treatment, but can and often will return. It is not contagious. Treatment is not necessary unless symptoms of burning develop, contact your dentist. ...Read more

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Hi I have a red patch on my tongue since 3 years, I am smoker, pls advice me about it. Or should I send you the pictures....? Thanks

Hi I have a red patch on my tongue since 3 years, I am smoker, pls advice me about it. Or should I send you the pictures....? Thanks

Smoker tongue lesion: 43 F Hi I have a red patch on my tongue since 3 years, I am smoker, pls advice me about it. Or should I send you the pictures....? ANS: 1. stop smoking now. 2. show the spot on your tongue to your doctor. Let us know what is found.

STOP SMOKING NOW! ...Read more

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I have red spots across my abdomen which aren't itchy as well as to big concentrations of redness on the lower ab.

I have red spots across my abdomen which aren't itchy as well as to big concentrations of redness on the lower ab.

Red spots: Red spots could mean anything. It could be bleeding under the skin. It could be cherry nevus. The best thing to do is to see your doctor or a dermatologist to determine which one it is. ...Read more

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The drape for the wound vac is causing redness, irritation and pain, is there anything else I could use for cover? I have a wound vac to lower abdomen

The drape for the wound vac is causing redness, irritation and pain, is there anything else I could use for cover? I have a wound vac to lower abdomen

Hypoallergenic: Tape, adhesive, cloth or gauze. I suggest sterile Telfa, covered by 1-2 layers of sterile gauze, held in place by hypoallergenic tape= sterile pressure dressing. Consult your surgeon. ...Read more

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Hi...im experiencing itchy, scaly and painful palms for the past 2 days...i also have redness, unpainful rashes all over my abdomen...rashes at the back?

Hi...im experiencing itchy, scaly and painful palms for the past 2 days...i also have redness, unpainful rashes all over my abdomen...rashes at the back?

Hard to diagnose: Unless visualized and touched. Please visit a healthcare provider as soon as possible for diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Is testicle + same side lower abdomen moderate pain (w/ pain to the touch) but w/o palpable irregularity, swelling, or redness diagnostic of torsion?

Is testicle + same side lower abdomen moderate pain (w/ pain to the touch) but w/o palpable irregularity, swelling, or redness diagnostic of torsion?

Possibly: Signs and symptoms of testicular torsion include:

Sudden, severe pain in the scrotum
Swelling of the scrotum
Abdominal pain
Nausea and vomiting
A testicle that's positioned higher than normal or at an unusual angle
Painful urination
Fever

if it is sudden onset or persistent pain you need to see a doctor right away ...Read more

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Its been 18 days after my hernia surgery with mesh in left side abdomen, I feel very numbness under my incision but without any redness or swelling is it ok?

Its been 18 days after my hernia surgery with mesh in left side abdomen, I feel very numbness under my incision but without any redness or swelling is it ok?

Normal: Numbness around the incision site is normal. Superficial sensory nerves were cut during the procedure and they grow back very slowly. Eventually the numbness will go away or decrease to a very small area. ...Read more

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Leg swollen redness sending pictures not my leg friends leg male 53 lays tile for a living?

Leg swollen redness sending pictures not my leg friends leg male 53 lays tile for a living?

Many possibilities: There could be inflammation, infection, irritation, clot in the veins or combination of reasons causing your friend's condition.
Have him examined by a dr, perhaps he may need a short course of antibiotics or some sonogram, to be sure there's no clot in the legs.
God bless him! ...Read more

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I have these red scaley patches that are appearing on my stomach and back that won't go away. Some have been on there for two months and more keep app?

I have these red scaley patches that are appearing on my stomach and back that won't go away. Some have been on there for two months and more keep app?

Examination: These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment.
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I have red scaley patches that have appeared on my stomach and back. Some have been there for two months and have not gone away. And more keep appearing. What could it be?

I have red scaley patches that have appeared on my stomach and back. Some have been there for two months and have not gone away. And more keep appearing. What could it be?

Need examination: These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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Red oval patch on my stomach. Slightly itchy. What is the cause and medicine. Thanks?

Red oval patch on my stomach. Slightly itchy. What is the cause and medicine. Thanks?

Dermatologist: The cause of this oval patch can be several. Seeing your pcp or a dermatologist is the best solution. ...Read more

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Hi. So red itchy patch beneath belly button? What do I do?

Hi. So red itchy patch beneath belly button? What do I do?

Red patch: Without seeing this it is impossible to determine what it is. You can try a short course of over-the-counter topical steroid (hydrocortisone cream) to see if the area normalizes and the itching improves. If no response in 1 week or the area enlarges or changes then you should see your primary care physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I just started to get red itchy patches on my lower stomach it comes and goes, started in my 50's.

See details: If you are concerned then see your primary care or a dermatologist. No one can offer specifics without being able to visualize the rash. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like abdominal skin redness go away quickly?

Do symptoms like abdominal skin redness go away quickly?

Depends on cause: This depends on the cause. If infection (cellulitis), this needs antibiotics. If sunburn, it will improve. If eczema or psoriasis, it may linger unless treated. There are a large number of reasons for skin redness, and an answer depends on the cause of the redness. ...Read more