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Rash On Stomach
Without seeing: The rash and getting a long history there is no way to diagnose your condition, see a dermatologist ...Read more
I have got rashes on stomach, neck and hands. Took Allegra for two days but not helped. Took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) today morning and so far same situation.
See doctor: Many things can cause a skin rash but the more common ones are viral infection and drug reaction. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) only benefits hives caused by histamine but not other rashes. If you have no other symptoms, you may wait a week and see if it disappears. If the problem persists beyond that or you start to develop other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
Allergy: In all likelihood this is a reaction to something you have been exposed to. It could be a dermatitis from a new cleaning agent (laundry) or other agents you have been exposed to. Monitor rash and if it remains or gets worse consider visit to urgent care. Check and see if soaps or detergents have been changed in house. ...Read more
Recommend eval: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
See Your Doctor Now: There can be numerous causes for rash in an 11 month old including: infections, allergies, and more. Importantly, serious infections can present with rash. A thorough medical history and physical examination is necessary. Additionally visual inspection is a must when evaluating a rash. See your child's doctor now for prompt diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Very light pink rash on stomach. Does not itch. But when scratched turns red and stays there for awhile.?
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
My son has red flat rash on stomach and back. He is 1, we haven't changed anything. What could be causing this?
Have it evaluated: 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
Family practice: It's probably the result of frequent showers causing dry / irritated skin. ...Read more
No: There is no connection and hydrogen peroxide is not an allergen. ...Read more
Can you give me advice with itchy red rash on stomach stretchmarks that keeps spreading up my side?
My daughter gets this red dry blouchy rough rash on stomach et back. It doesn't seem to bug her. We haven't changed detergents. What could it be?
Rash: Difficult to make a diagnosis sight unseen. However, it sounds like you are describing eczema. If it's not bothering her, I wouldn't do anything more than daily moisturizer. If it does start to bother her, I recommend consulting with your doctor. ...Read more
Well: Could be an allergy to chocolate stop eating chocolate and see an allergy doctor ...Read more
Apply Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream:
You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth if desired. It is not an unusual finding. Wash thoroughly with plain soap and water then apply the cream. Not usually long lasting or consequential.
remember to mention it if you have surgery again. They can use non-iodine scrubs. ...Read more
I have a rash on stomach, back, and shoulder. It's red bumps that are individual and not together. They are raised up and are now starting to itch.
Folliculitis: It sounds as though it could be a folliculitis which is an inflammation around the hair follicles. They're little red bumps which may or may not be itchy. Usually a salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide wash will take care of it. It can also be a form of eczema which can be aggravated by salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide. It's probably best to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
My husband had a small rash on stomach, dr told him it was shingles. Not itchy or painful. What causes shingles? Also gets cold sores is this related
Viruses: Shingles is caused by the same virus as chicken pox. Once a person has chickenpox the virus persists in the body and can cause shingle. A person with shingles can transmit chickenpox but not shingles. The same stimulus that caused shingles could activate the herpes virus that causes cold sores. You may consult this site for info on shingles: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/shingles/home/ovc-20346699 ...Read more
Fungus: Fungal infection beneath stomach roll is called intertrigo; that of the groin is tinea cruris. Fungus loves warm, dark, moist areas of body; so keeping those areas dry (change damp clothes/underwear; apply talc or antifungal spray) will help. Use antifungal spray or cream (lamasil/tinactin/cruex/desenex/etc) for at least a week after rash resolves & then as needed for prevention. ...Read more
Get the diagnosis: 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
Had gall bladder removed 3 days ago, now I have a rash on stomach, but it doesn't itch, very tiny red bumps, should I worry?
May be: From solution they washed your surgical site with. Let your surgeon or PMD know ...Read more
Extremely itchy rash on stomach and sides, worse at night. It started gradually, became worse over the last several days. Could it be scabies?
Possibly: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
I've had a red nickel sized rash on stomach for 3 weeks. Hasn't spread or much at all. Tried miconazole- no effect. No itch/pain/dryness What is it?
Send a picture: In this case a very limited selfie could allow a better answer ...Read more