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Rash All Over Back
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
Sounds like allergic: Reaction to be so systemic to your trunk. If it looks bigger than pin size or a rash, it looks bigger like wheals and hives, you need to go to er immediately. This can easily get out of control. Meanwhile you can use some cool compresses, to prevent it from being more irritating. You may have eaten something, or used a detergent, or lotion, that is irritating your skin. You need to make sure that if that's the case, that it's washed off completely with soap and water. ...Read more
Physical examination: Sorry you are having a symptom that bothers you. I wish i could give an answer, but your doctor needs to see your white bumps in order to help you--it could be hundreds of different things. Start with your primary care doc--it may or may not require a specialist. ...Read more
I am experiencing severe skin rash bumps all over my stomach but it started all over buttocks. What can I give her over the counter to relieve itch
Red itchy blotches all over all over from neck down to feet even in palms and soles of feet. Mostly in lower thighs and under arms.
I am itching all over my hands and legs and sometimes all over no irritation or rash on the skin ?
It is irritation: Irritation is usually the reason we itch. Were you doing something when this started, does it happen after you start something, it could be caused by your detergent and many other reasons. There is not enough information in your question to reach a proper conclusion. Please consult your primary care physician or dermatologist to make sure there are no pertinent underlying causes. ...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
Rash: The differential of an itchy rash is very large. Try to describe it. Is it red and scaly? Flat or raised with fluid filled blisters? Is it scaly? In your body folds? Itchy rashes have several causes, urticaria, or hives, are very common and usually indicate an allergic reaction. A picture is worth a thousand words when discussing a rash. Know the timing of onset and the evolution of the rash. ...Read more
A rash started in my inner thighs, now it's all over my behind, back + shoulders. Starts like goosebumps then looks like a heat rash. Doesn't itch.
Red spots all over my body mainly on the inside of my arms, shoulders, chest, and back. Patches that are red some raised and darken ovr time, itch ocas?!
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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