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I've got a rash all over my body that's itchy, what is it?

I've got a rash all over my body that's itchy, what is it?

Itchy rash: An itchy rash can be from multiple causes and to have proper treatment you need to have a doctor look at it to identify it and determine its nature to prescribe the right medication. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A 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


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I have a rash all over my body. It's itchy but I feel fine and have no other symptoms. What could it be?

I have a rash all over my body. It's itchy but I feel fine and have no other symptoms. What could it be?

See your doctor: or a dermatologist if you access to one. It could be a drug you are on, something you ate, viral rash, a pet that you have, etc or no cause at all, but you need to be seen and examined for proper management, good luck ...Read more

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I just got a rash all over my body, itchy. Not taking any meds though?

I just got a rash all over my body, itchy.  Not taking any meds though?

Nonspecific: Nothing is less specific than a generalized itchy rash. It could be a virus, or an allergic reaction, something you ate, something you inhaled, or many other things. You say you're not taking any medicines; are you taking vitamins or other supplements? They can cause rashes too. A dermatologist will either identify it by looking at it, or run tests to narrow down the possibilities. ...Read more

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Rash all over body starts on head itchy but bearable, then spreads all over body rapidly first looks like nettle sting but then turns extremely red ?

Rash all over body starts on head itchy but bearable, then spreads all over body rapidly first looks like nettle sting but then turns extremely red ?

Urticaria/Hives: Rarely, a reaction to medication, food, food additives, insects, parasites or infection is identified as an underlying cause of chronic hives. But in most cases, the cause of chronic hives is never identified, even after testing and monitoring symptoms. Heat, cold, pressure, sunlight or other environmental stimuli may worsen chronic hives. Certain meds such as aspirin, Ibuprofen can cause hives. ...Read more

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I'm on vacation in orlando and I seem to have prickly heat rash all over my body. It's very itchy and irritating. I bought gold bond powder but it doesn't seem to be working. What else can I do?

I'm on vacation in orlando and I seem to have prickly heat rash all over my body. It's very itchy and irritating. I bought gold bond powder but it doesn't seem to be working. What else can I do?

Try over-the-counter: Hydrocortisone cream, but if that doesn't work either, give in and see a doc for diagnosis of what kind of rash: do you need a stronger steroid rash or an anti-fungal? A doc'll have to check out the rash to see. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my niece has these rashes all over her body! very itchy and hot expecially on her face. could it be scarlett fever?

What do you suggest if my niece has these rashes all over her body! very itchy and hot expecially on her face. could it be scarlett fever?

Needs evaluation: without seeing the rash and performing a full history and evaluation, it would be difficult to tell you with any certainty what the rash is from. You should take your niece to the pediatrician or an urgent care for complete evaluation. Do not attempt to self-diagnose. ...Read more

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I keep getting rashes all over my body very itchy now it is on my head coming up in lumps seems to get worse in winter and on my shins i will scratch?

I keep getting rashes all over my body very itchy  now it is on my head coming up in lumps seems to get worse in winter and on my shins i will scratch?

See a doctor: Eruptions of this nature may be infective, allergic, non-infectious inflammatory and even rarely due to underlying malignancies. Working out the cause for these may take a prolonged investigation by an experienced clinician. See your pcp and if they cannot handle this they may refer you to a dermatologist or allergist. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnant & over the past 4days I have developed a severe red itchy rash all over my body ther are small itchy red lumps covering my skin?

I am 8 weeks pregnant & over the past 4days I have developed a severe red itchy rash all over my body ther are small itchy red lumps covering my skin?

Call your doctor: A rash during the first trimester of pregnancy needs to be discussed with your doctor. This can be something very complicated. If you don't have a doctor, get one early next week to discuss this. ...Read more

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I been breaking out with rashes all over my body its realy itchy to the point i bleed been having this for months now!leaves ugly scars when i itch!

I been breaking out with rashes all over my body its realy itchy to the point i bleed been having this for months now!leaves ugly scars when i itch!

See doctor: Probably eczema, which is dry skin condition. But to make sure you don't have scabies, psoriasis or something else, you should be seen for a diagnosis. Then you can get effective treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red rash spread all over body and very itchy.?

What to do if I have red rash spread all over body and very itchy.?

Consider benadryl: to reduce itching. Frankly - can't make any specific recommendations without history & examination. ...Read more

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Should i go to doctor for itchy red rash all over body?

Should i go to doctor for itchy red rash all over body?

Yes: 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

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Increase in vaginal discharge and strong odor. Also breaking out in itchy rash all over body but mInly in thigh area?

Increase in vaginal discharge and strong odor. Also breaking out in itchy rash all over body but mInly in thigh area?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have a personal physician, please seek care at your city of count health department. ...Read more

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Which stds causes itchy skin hive like rash all over body?

Which stds causes itchy skin hive like rash all over body?

Probably no STD: Syphilis can cause a body-wide rash, but not hive-like and usually not itchy. If you think you're at risk for STDs, get tested. But an STD is not a likely cause of this rash. Most rashes like this are due to drug allergy -- which could include an STD drug if you're on treatment. In that case, contact the doctor treating you. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a non itchy rash all over body, mainly arms and legs a little on my back and stomach, should I seek medical attention?

Drug Eruption: Drug eruptions can mimic a wide range of dermatoses. The morphologies are myriad and include morbilliform, urticarial, papulosquamous, pustular, and bullous. Medications can also cause pruritus and dysesthesia without an obvious eruption. A drug-induced reaction should be considered in any patient who is taking medications and who suddenly develops a symmetric cutaneous eruption. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Rash All Over (Definition)

A generalized rash consists of lesions affecting a number of areas on the body which change the color, texture or ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more