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I have a very light, very minimally raised rash on my inner leg. It's been there maybe 2 weeks and seems to be slowly spreading. ?

I have a very light, very minimally raised rash on my inner leg. It's been there maybe 2 weeks and seems to be slowly spreading. ?

Tricky: dermatologic conditions are difficult to diagnose without seeing them BUT the process would seem to be an infection since it is red and spreading. A good reason for antibiotics. ...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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Unexplained weight lost( 10 to 15 pounds) i range from 180 to 165. Raised rash on legs?

Unexplained weight lost( 10 to 15 pounds) i range from 180 to 165.  Raised rash on legs?

Weight loss: If you've lost weight despite a good appetite, get checked for diabetes or an overactive thyroid. The rash is nondiagnostic and a dermatologist is best to evaluate and treat it. ...Read more

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Red raised rash is spreading out on legs . Itchy. This is the second week. Why?

Red raised rash is spreading out on legs . Itchy. This is the second week. Why?

Allergy: You may have an allergic reaction to something. Possible exposure to an irritant. Try Hydrocortisone cream twice dailiy over-the-counter. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night may be taken for itching. Avoid hot water, soaps that can make it worse. ...Read more

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6 year old finished 10 days of amoxicillin 24 hours ago. Now has red non-raised rash on arms and legs, bothering her much. Is she allergic?

6 year old finished 10 days of amoxicillin 24 hours ago. Now has red non-raised rash on arms and legs,  bothering her much. Is she allergic?

Mgt: Allergic reactions to antibiotics can occur but more details are needed. Is the rash blotchy? Does it fade? I would recommend being seen by your PCP. If there are any other symptoms such as respiratory or GI problems, please see the ED. ...Read more

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I gave my 8week old Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 1cc or 2.5 mg for a red, raised rash on arms, legs, and back. Hate it! anything else i can do? He's crying inconsolably

I gave my 8week old Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 1cc or 2.5 mg for a red, raised rash on arms, legs, and back. Hate it! anything else i can do? He's crying inconsolably

See below: If the child is inconsolable, get him seen. The Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may have had the opposite effect than sedation. About 10% of kids will get wired with benadryl (diphenhydramine). However, due to the rash, i would get the child checked now. ...Read more

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Red, raised, rash on arms and legs, allergic raction from Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Red, raised, rash on arms and legs, allergic raction from Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Reaction to Depo: Can happen, usually due to the carrier the progestin is in, but could also be the progestin itself. Unfortunately, once you get the shot, you are along for the ride. Allergy treatment is about the best you can do, usually using an anti-histamine. A natural approach is quercitin, a natural antihistamine found in the skin of red apples. ...Read more

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My child has a red, slightly raised rash on both arms and face/cheeks. He isn't bothered by it and has no other symptoms.

My child has a red, slightly raised rash on both arms and face/cheeks. He isn't bothered by it and has no other symptoms.

Rash: Could be a few things but look up 5th disease or slapped cheek disease to see if it looks similar. The important issue about this infection is that it can cause problems with an unborn fetus. All the best. ...Read more

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What causes a raised rash and black circles?

What causes a raised rash and black circles?

Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician if you develop any symptoms. ...Read more

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3 yr old has a raised rash over his whole body with no other symptons?

3 yr old has a raised rash over his whole body  with no other symptons?

Probably allergic: If itchy, probably allergic in origin. But sometimes related to infection. Check with your doctor. Could be a new food, detergent, soap etc. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Raised Rash (Definition)

Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus as in scabies), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in psoriasis. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...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