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Rash On Stomach
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very light pink rash on stomach. Does not itch. But when scratched turns red and stays there for awhile. ?
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
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?
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