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Rash All Over Back
What do I do if I have a horrible rash all over my back from Asmanex? I'm leaving the country tonight for honeymoon & it's sunday, so offices r closed
I've never had a problem with acne. About 3 months ago I got what seemed like a rash all over my back and it hasn't gone away. It doesn't itch.
Acne on back?: If you have an acne rash on you back for the first time, it could be cased but Omer sweating during exercise without showering right away. If this rash is not like acne and does not itch, it could be Pityriasis Rosea. Especially if it started with a similar lesion a few weeks earlier that was much larger. If this lesions are oval to round, slightly raised with a fine silver scale. ...Read more
I had sepsis a while back and took some hardcore medication. Endied up getting a rash all over my back. Why did that happen?
Delayed reaction?: Well it all depends on the medications you were given, sometimes sepsis is treated with more than one antibiotic and if your blood pressure dropped they may have used other medications too to stabilize you. The rash can also be secondary to low platelets from the sepsis. The key is to find the culprit. Make a list of all meds taken and see an allergist to help you with the answer. ...Read more
I suffer with mild wear and tear in lower back but lately as the pain has got worse I e started to get a rash all over my back, arms. And chest.?
You have 2 issues: I don't think the 2 issues are related. The back issues is super common and just requires heat, massage, stretching, a chiro, acupuncture and pt. See my other pain answers. The rash will have to be seen my your doc to id. A rash requires the "eyeball" test. One has to see it to make any assumptions as to what it might be. ...Read more
My 15 m.O. Had a fever for the last 3 days and just broke out with a rash all over her back. She is very irritable. She is on antibiotics. Worrisome?
Fever and rash: You could be experiencing a feature of a viral illness or a drug rash. More history and an exam would be required to be sure. ...Read more
I had a itchy spot on left shoulder blade but could see anything there.. for like 2 weeks today I got a rash all over my back like hives?
See your doctor: This needs further evaluation and treatment. Make an appointment soon. ...Read more
My husband had a cortisone shot I the back of his shoulder and has a huge rash all over his back and traveling down his arms I gave him 2 Benadryl's Please advise?
I have a skin rash all over my back, sternum and armpit are. Started after I began a complete sugar detox. What do I do? It doesn't it. Also I'm preg
W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?
Yes: The area around the bottom and upper legs is a common additional site of hfm, it just didn't make it to the label when the pattern was being named. If that's the only site and there are no blisters it could be something else. Te variability of hfm is quite diverse, with some having only one area involved. ...Read more
Climbed a pine tree to get a frisbee out now red rash all over my arm, back of neck. It burns. What can I do for it?
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
Hi, I woke up and noticed I have a non itchy rash all over my stomach back and chest. They are small pink/red and slightly bumpy. They do not itch.?
3 mo old has rash all over stomach and back. Does not disturb infant. Is not red, just small bumps that cover back and stomach.
A week of fever and night sweats. Lab work normal. Dr put me on Bactrim. I now have rash all over chest and back. Could this be from medication?
I had a blood like rash all over my belly and back it started with a large patch on the top of my leg what could it be?
Several things: 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
Need a picture: Rashes are tough to diagnose with just limited description. Often even with pictures and biopsies rashes can go undiagnosed. It is important to see the rash and get a thorough history including new contacts, foods and medications taken as well as pattern of spread to get an accurate diagnosis. I would get seen if this rash is spreading and causing discomfort. ...Read more
I have had red spots / rash all over my body (stomach, back and chest) for about 4 weeks now. It's does not itch at all. What is this? Thanks.
Be seen: There are way too many causes of rashes to diagnosis from your description. See your physician or dermatologist. ...Read more
I've got a rash all over my brest, neck, back ect. They are round dime size red dry in the center and red ring around them like ring worm. Antifungal cream hasn't worked at all and they are spreading all over. I work so much no time to do to a Dr. Please
Blotchy rash: The rash may be due to an allergy or may be viral in origin. ...Read more
Summer's rash: Rash after swimming in a pool can be due to a reaction to chlorine in the pool or from bacteria if there is not enough chlorine in the pool water. Bathe carefully to remove chlorine from your skin and hair and take antihistamines like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin. If you're not sure whether too much or too little chlorine was the problem, get help from your physician or a dermatologist ...Read more
See dermatolgist: You will likely need a skin biopsy to find out the cause and thus I suggest you consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
Never gone: You have not given much information but sick with a rash your cousin should be seen now. ...Read more
I have this 35 year rash all over my body feet toes fingers back torso was told many results I have pictures of it. I will never find the right? ?
See an expert:
There is almost always an answer.
Seeing a highly regarded dermatologist in your area, or seeking an opinion at a referral center is helpful in a complicated case. ...Read more
Stress caused itchy rash all over body doctor prescribed frenaler cort (10 tablets) rash came back once treatment was over. Can he take another 10 tabl?
GM Dr, I got a rash 1 month ago, according to the dr I went to go see it was in internal infection. I got a rash all over my body that looked like a ringworm. The dr then prescribed Epizone LPC mixed with covarex, Rupanase and Fluconazole now it's back?
Need HD photo: Please send HD pics in good light of rash, to assist with diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a rash all over my body, had this for about a week it started on my hand now on my legs back and chest! What could this be?
Depends.: Can't even make a wild guess as we are lacking information. What does the rash look like? Is it red? Bumps? Itchy? Are there some areas that are spared? Please resubmit with a photo or thorough description. ...Read more
I have a rash on my all over my back, torso, legs, arms and neck. When I took some steriod tablets it cleared but soon as course stopped it come back.
I have a pimple inside my belly button that keeps coming back...I do sometimes have a bad odour from my stomach area and I have a rash all over stomac?
Bacterial infection: Need to make sure tha you don't have a bacterial infection. ...Read more
Many possibilites: 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
My son has a bad cough and now he is breaking out in a rash all over especially his chest and back and legs, kinda looks like hives. Can you help?
I have a rash all over my arms, neck, stomach, back, thighs, knees and back. I haven't been in contact with anything new. I haven't been sick.?
Hives?!: If the rash is raised, red and itchy I would say it is hives. If it is rough and sandpapery, itchy and red I would say eczema. If it is like prickly heat I would think a contact reaction but you said there were no new exposures. Try to describe the rash a bit more and we may be able to pin it down. Bed bugs could be a possibility or scabies. ...Read more