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Dr. John Chiu
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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've come out in a rash all over my body which is red and raised and when you touch it's warm and really itchy and I also have a blocked ear help??

I've come out in a rash all over my body which is red and raised and when you touch it's warm and really itchy and I also have a blocked ear help??

Hives/Urticaria: Sounds like hives. Most common cause is infection (often very minor in nature) resulting in activation of innate immune/autoimmune pathways in skin that trigger mast cells. Usually, hives resolve and we never know the cause. For other causes: http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/137362-overview#aw2aab6b2b3aa. A virtual consult to discuss triggers can help. If no contraindications, try otc Zyrtec (cetirizine) ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, flaking or scaling). : Skin redness or irritation. Not contagious. Rash 3 weeks Original rash looks like it's healing but skin around it is red and raised with tiny clear fluid blisters?

I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, flaking or scaling). : Skin redness or irritation. Not contagious. Rash 3 weeks Original rash looks like it's healing but skin around it is red and raised with tiny clear fluid blisters?

Sound like a burn: Your symptoms are suggestive of a burn, or sunburn, as in a 1st degree burn, where you have redness and blisters but no true deep skin damage. It is typical for a rash to clear and have blisters left over; they are tiny areas of inflammation fluid left over from the active rash process. It sounds like it is resolving. If it persists are recurs, you should probably see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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9 month old diagnosed with roseola. I have red rash all over body. Dr says it's a virical rash, most likely roseola. Baby's ped says it can't be. Thks?

9 month old diagnosed with roseola. I have red rash all over body. Dr says it's a virical rash, most likely roseola. Baby's ped says it can't be. Thks?

Roseola: Adults generally do not get roseola. Roseola is a virus that children under 3 get (adults can get it but most people have already had it as an infant). Either way, viruses are self limited and require supportive care, fever control and hydration only. ...Read more

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Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

You: You could likely spread it to other parts of your body if you are not careful with washing your hands after manipulating the infected foot area. ...Read more

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Should I go to doctor for itchy red rash all over body?

Should I go to doctor for itchy red rash all over body?

Yes: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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6yo male. Red rash all over body, cycling (as one area is red the other flesh tone and after time they reverse). No itching, no lifestyle changes.

6yo male. Red rash all over body, cycling (as one area is red the other flesh tone and after time they reverse). No itching, no lifestyle changes.

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Drinking to much beer, for long period of time, then breaks out in red rash all over body, which dries to a head few days later, any idea what it is?

Drinking to much beer, for long period of time, then breaks out in red rash all over body, which dries to a head few days later, any idea what it is?

Need evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be lab tests. Quit drinking alcohol and see your doctor before you cause irreversible injury to your organs. ...Read more

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Had red rash all over body.4 days I'm on 3 different anitihistamin. Now joint stiffness, swelling feet, ankles, hands, wrist. What could this be?

Had red rash all over body.4 days I'm on 3 different anitihistamin. Now joint stiffness, swelling feet, ankles, hands, wrist. What could this be?

Food Allergies?: Three antihistamines you are taken, are they prescription antihistamins or you are taking over the counter like claritn, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Allegra or zyrtec.And do you know what you are allergic to.
If not already I will recommend you consult an allergist. Food allergies can cause rash and swelling of joints as well
and rheumatoid arthritis can cause rash.
So consult your md/allergist/rheumatologist, some one. ...Read more

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Red spotted rash all over body?

Red spotted rash all over body?

Hives: This could honestly be a ton of things. .. But the most likely explanation is hives/urticaria. Try identifying what has changed since it started (new soap, laundry, food, etc), eliminating the "trigger" helps. Also, consider trying an antihistamine (ie, Benedryl / Zyrtec). If you have any problems breathing - go right to the ER. If it doesn't resolve in a few days, see your family doctor. G'luck ...Read more

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What can I do for a red rash all over my body?

What can I do for a red rash all over my body?

Derm app: There are so many rashes that exist, it would be best to see a doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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A red rash all over my 11mo old daughters body?

A red rash all over my 11mo old daughters body?

Hard to tell: There are several different things that can cause rashes on children. Check with your doctor if the rash is persistent, she has a fever or other symptoms or seems to feel sick. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red, bumpy rash all over body?

What to do if I have red, bumpy rash all over body?

Get eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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My daughter have tiny red rash all over her body whay could it be?

My daughter have tiny red rash all over her body whay could it be?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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There's red rash all over my body all of a sudden and it feels itchy. What should I do?

There's red rash all over my body all of a sudden and it feels itchy. What should I do?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy red rash all over my body for about 3 months. Its intensely itchy at night and it doesn't seem to be getting any better.

I've had an itchy red rash all over my body for about 3 months. Its intensely itchy at night and it doesn't seem to be getting any better.

See your doctor: The rash and itching can be secondary to different causes. It is advisable that you see your doctor and determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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My friends daughter has a ichy red rash all over her body and she says it burns to. What could this be?

My friends daughter has a ichy red rash all over her body and she says it burns to. What could this be?

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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My left arm is burning and I have a red rash all over my body?

My left arm is burning and I have a red rash all over my body?

Rash: You may have a hypersensitivity reaction to a medication or to something you have ingested or an internal infection. See your dermatologist for help. The other possibility is an allergic reaction to something you came on contact with it which case you would need oral and topical steroids. ...Read more

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I have a red rash all over my body it itches a lot there are red bumps on my biceps and dry red circles on my body aswell?

I have a red rash all over my body it itches a lot there are red bumps on my biceps and dry red circles on my body aswell?

Allergic Reaction: You have developed generalized allergic reaction to something.
Did you go to woods and got exposed to plants like Poison Oak/Ivy? Or got bitten by insects/Mosquitos.
Exposure to new Detergent, Medicine, food,
Rx Wash entire body with soap and water, apply Hydrocortisone or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream if you have. Take oral Antihistaminics.
If Short of breath go to ER.
If not better by AM go to your Doctor. ...Read more

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Rash all over body starts on head itchy but bearable, then spreads all over body rapidly first looks like nettle sting but then turns extremely red?

Rash all over body starts on head itchy but bearable, then spreads all over body rapidly first looks like nettle sting but then turns extremely red?

Urticaria/Hives: Rarely, a reaction to medication, food, food additives, insects, parasites or infection is identified as an underlying cause of chronic hives. But in most cases, the cause of chronic hives is never identified, even after testing and monitoring symptoms. Heat, cold, pressure, sunlight or other environmental stimuli may worsen chronic hives. Certain meds such as aspirin, Ibuprofen can cause hives. ...Read more

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65 yr. Having non itchy peteichea red rash all over the body sparing face, neck and breasts for > 2 weeks. Hx of breast ca in 2010.What could it be?

65 yr. Having non itchy peteichea red rash all over the body sparing face, neck and breasts for > 2 weeks. Hx of breast ca in 2010.What could it be?

Go to see md: She should go to see her md and get some eval including a complete blood count. You want to know if her platelet and other blood count level are okay. In certain patient with breast cancer with history of radiation and chemo, especially in older group- there is an increased risk to develp bone marrow insuficiency i.e. Myelodysplastic syndrome or leukemia. Go get her checked and to know what it is. ...Read more

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My 5 year old had strept throat about a week ago now he's been running a fever and has a red rash all over his body and is in some pain?

My 5 year old had strept throat about a week ago now he's been running a fever and has a red rash all over his body and is in some pain?

Scarlet Fever: Many rashes are viral in nature, and are generally not dangerous and are self limiting. One exception to this is Scarlet Fever, the combination of Strep throat and rash (the rash usually only involves the face and chest but can be more extensive). Strep infections require antibiotic treatment for cure and prevention of complications. Consider a screen for recurrent or persistent Strep infection ...Read more

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I keep getting this red round circle rash all over my body it comes and goes its ichy and irritating little bit painful?

I keep getting this red round circle rash all over my body it comes and goes its ichy and irritating little bit painful?

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at imgur. Com
the picture will be tagged with its own URL website

You can write to us again with the URL listed> will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy rash all over my body. What could this be?

Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Itching without rash all over my body, no reddness of my skin. Pls what can I do.

Itch without Rash: May be do to a LARGE # medical conditions and you need to consult with a Medical Professional for some testing...the very first thing to do is ask yourself if you have been taking anything or eating anything "unusual" Have you used a new DETERGENT to wash your clothes.
Any PETS in the house....
In the meantime an OTC anti-histamine may be useful BENADRYL (Diphenhydramine) may help. ...Read more

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Rash All Over (Definition)

A generalized rash consists of lesions affecting a number of areas on the body which change the color, texture or ...Read more


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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