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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


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I have sudden pimple like rash which appeared on the lower back of my leg, began itchy and as healing is dark red dots slowly fading? Picture added

I have sudden pimple like rash which appeared on the lower back of my leg, began itchy and as healing is dark red dots slowly fading?  
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Exposure to plant..?: Have you been hiking... short pants...,insect bite? Are pimples more like pus? Spring time is very common to encounter plant which can cause rash ( poison oak & other). If itchy Take antihistamine, topical steroid cream for 7-14 days. If increased pain , spreading redness .. see MD to check for infection ( cellulitis . ...Read more

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Skin rash lower leg itching and like pimples in small area and also up calf. But spread out - more on one leg than other ?

Skin  rash lower leg  itching and  like pimples  in small area and also up calf. But spread out - more on one leg than other
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Skin Rash Leg/itchin: It is very difficult to say exactly what it can be for sure without looking at the rash.But from description it seems you have some kind of contact dermatitis of allergic type as it is only limited to one leg. You should see your doctor to have it diagnosed and treated properly as it may be fungus or some other infection causing the rash. ...Read more

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I have these pimple like dots on my chest all over and they seem to be itchy now and it might be increasing in location now are they rashes?

I have these pimple like dots on my chest all over and they seem to be itchy now and it might be increasing in location now are they rashes?

Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. Sounds like yours may be infected. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are pimples or allergic rashes?

What are pimples or allergic rashes?

Itch vs irritation: An allergic skin reaction is often associated with itching and usually has no pus.. Depends on the immune mechanism , it should lasts from hours to no more than a week without further contact. Pimples at your age usually occur around the mouth and are probably hormonally related. Pimples don't itch and there is also a white head associated with it. ...Read more

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I have some pimple and rashes on my hip what is the reason?

I have some pimple and rashes on my hip what is the reason?

Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what are pimples or allergic rashes, what's the difference?

Can you tell me what are pimples or allergic rashes, what's the difference?

Different diseases: Pimples is a layperson's name for the lesions of acne. There are several kinds of allergic rashes several: Allergic urticaria (hives); angioedema (swelling of the lips, eyelids, of the skin, hands, etc); atopic dermatitis (allergic eczema) affecting mainly babies and children, usually due to food or environmental allergy; allergic contact dermatitis (allergy to nickel, perfumes, soaps etc.) ...Read more

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My 14 month baby has tiny pimples all over her thigh. What causes rashes like that?

My 14 month baby has tiny pimples all over her thigh.  What causes rashes like that?

Lots of causes...: ...Including allergy to diapers or baby wipes or moisturizing cream, or direct irritation by harsh soap. Could also be a virus, which is sometimes accompanied by a fever, but not always. There are other, more exotic causes; your quickest solution is to see your pediatrician or a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have never done sex, but i got something like rashes (red dots/sometimes a pimple) on my penis, and the rashs never hurts, is that a sexual decease?

I have never done sex, but i got something like rashes (red dots/sometimes a pimple) on my penis, and the rashs never hurts, is that a sexual decease?

No: If you have not had any sexual activity then the chance for std is near impossible. You could have an allergic reaction or other possible pathology's so you may need to get an evaluation to determine the cause. Remember you may get an std from other sexual activity, even if you haven't had sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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I have sensitive skin and the worse part is now I have facial rashes and pimple keep growing non-stop. I have tried many products but they did'n work.?

I have sensitive skin and the worse part is now I have facial rashes and pimple keep growing non-stop. I have tried many products but they did'n work.?

See a dermatologist.: If multiple products have failed, you need the help of a professional. See a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis and prescriptions tailored to your specific needs. ...Read more

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Can the ultra violet light help skin rashes/pimples/sores?

Can the ultra violet light help skin rashes/pimples/sores?

UV light : While uv light has been used to treat skin conditions including psoriasis, eczema, acne, etc. , one should remember that excessive uv exposure has been linked to skin cancer and skin aging . See a dermatologist for treatment options for skin conditions. ...Read more

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I got some white rashes inside my mouth and a big pimple on my face. What should I do?

I got some white rashes inside my mouth and a big pimple on my face. What should I do?

Thrush?: The white patches are likely thrush, an overgrowth of candida yeast secondary to the powerful antibiotic (cleocin) you are using. Check with prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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I am 26 yrs old female & got some rashes like pimples in my hand shall i use calosoft lotion?

I am 26 yrs old female & got some rashes like pimples in my hand shall i use calosoft lotion?

See below: Use that or a lotion containing cortisone. If the rash persists after that, check with a dermatologist. It may represent a reaction to a substance you are using --soap, a cosmetic, for example ...Read more

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Could these reccurring red, pimple-like rashes on my penis hsv, hpv, or just a rash or infection? How do I find out?

See your doctor: What you describe could be one of several conditions. The only way to know is to be seen by a physician, probably a dermatologist, perhaps a urologist. Your family physician/internist would be a place to start for some blood tests, perhaps cultures of the rash, and a referral. ...Read more

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Sir iam suffering from scabies even i used medicines for a week iam feeling itchy rashes and itchy pimples like on my penis please sir what should ido?

Sir iam suffering from scabies even i used medicines for a week iam feeling itchy rashes and itchy pimples like on my penis please sir what should ido?

It takes 2-3 weeks: It takes 2-3 weeks for scabies symptoms to subside after successful treatment. Even though the treatment killed the scabies mites, your body is still reacting to the dead mites, eggs, and droppings in your skin. Just wait it out; your symptoms will clear up in the next couple of weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more