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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Overview)

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 accompanied by other symptoms.


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Does food cause rashes on body and face?

Does food cause rashes on body and face?

Possibly: Food allergies may cause hives (urticaria). In some individuals with eczema (atopic dermatitis), food allergy may make eczema worse. Also, patients with celiac disease (gluten sensitivity) may develop a rash (dermatitis herpetiformis). For those people with true food allergy (ige-mediated), every time they eat the offending food, they have reproducible symptoms within a short time period. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,060 doctors shared insights

Rash (Overview)

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 accompanied by other symptoms.


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How do you treat rashes around the vagina?

How do you treat rashes around the vagina?

Depends: On the type of rash and associated symptoms. Without more info, i recommend seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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I have some rashes inside my cheeks. What's the best way to treat this?

I have some rashes inside my cheeks. What's the best way to treat this?

Rashes: We need more information in order to give you advice (are they sore, how long have they been there, do they come and go, both sides or just one side...). Please see your dentist or oral surgeon for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing the skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
Once
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How can skin rashes be treated?

How can skin rashes be treated?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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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I have very sensitive skin and am constantly treating numerous rashes, is there a supplement I can take to help my skin to not be in turmoil so much?

I have very sensitive skin and am constantly treating numerous rashes, is there a supplement I can take to help my skin to not be in turmoil so much?

Skin or nutritionist: Sounds like you need to see a dermatologist or second opinion if you have already seen seen one. Skin sensitivity may also be an allergy or a nutrition problem so that an allergist or a nutritionist might be able to help you. ...Read more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See dermatologist for check ups
2x year
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What is the treatment for rashes in the neck area?

What is the treatment for rashes in the neck area?

Vaseline: Babies have "bull necks", and wetness and formula love to get into the creases and cause irritation. Yeast may even move in, making more fun for everyone. A good antifungal like lotrimin kills the yeast, an anti inflammatory such as Hydrocortisone helps the raw irritated skin, and a barrier cream such as vaseline protects the skin from future irritation and allows it to heal. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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