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I am have developed rashes under arm. I think it is because of waxing. What should I do? It is causing burning sensation and little pain..
Rash: Under arm rash can be due to-- contact irritant dermatitis (treatment is steroid ointment), bacterial infection (folliculitis), fungal infections (t corporis), infection of sweat glands- hidradenitis. All these conditions need to be treated differently. See your md to make right diagnosis and place you on right treatment. ...Read more
Have it looked at: 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
Not recommended: Elomet is probably a bit too strong for her. Better to find out what is causing the rash. Some causes may be treated with a lower potency steroid as part of the management plans, but other causes may necessitate a different approach ...Read more
Hi I have suffered for a couple of years with arm rashes it is sore, itchy and has scared my arms. I have used different creams but hasn't work.
Chronic Rashes: Chronic, long-term rashes have many different causes, and require a physical examination for diagnosis. Ideally this should be performed by a physician who you can follow up with, so that different treatments can be monitored for their effectiveness over time. Some rashes are more complex, and require consultation with a dermatologist. ...Read more
Have a rash on left arm that was originally from mosquito bite now spread on arm back of neck and ears no where else. I have had similar rashes.?
I wokeup at 2:00am, with pounding heart and trouble breathing. I'm 25, and I have rashes on my arm that I worry about. Is it anxiety,?
You could: Shrimp allergy can be life-threatening and come on suddenly. It's best diagnosed by history -- if symptoms have closely followed shrimp ingestion more than once, you'd be wise to avoid this. An allergist may have additional advice. If the time relationship isn't right, another allergy or something in the angioedema family is a concern. ...Read more
Hi doctors. I have a slight rashes on my left arm, I wonder if I could use an ointment for relief, is it safe like elica ointment?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. ...Read more
Please help! I have terrible rashes on my right arm and legs. Strangely, I don't have a rash on my left arm. Can this mean please help! I have developed an allergy to something?
Get eval: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
My 2 year old and I have mystery rash (me hands, her arm/leg) now trying prescribed zovirax (acyclovir) to see if helps. Will this help on non coldsore rashes?
No, antiviral only: It is unusual to get cold sores lesions on arms and legs, and zovirax (acyclovir) is specific for antiviral. To confirm the cause, a rash needs to be examined, but based on location and occurring at the same time, it is more likely to be a contact allergic dermatitis. This responds better to oral or topical steroids, such as hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more
I have these small red bumps all over my arm, and they are getting worse. Also, can this rash effect the heart? Do rashes affect pain in arm veins?
Impossible to say: How can you expect an answer when one cannot even visualize the rash? See a dermatologist. It is highly unlikely that the rash is associated with cardiac issues. ...Read more
Rashes: Rashes on your arms can be from several causes, you need to be evaluated by a doctor to determine the cause of your problems. ...Read more
See a Dr: A priest and a fox walk into a bar. What did the bartender have for lunch? ...Read more
My sister wants to know if my 5month old nephews spots/ rashes and temperature is anything ti worry about? The spots are just on his arms
I have a thick rash only on my left arm pit. What should I do? The rash is not one big rash. It is spred out in 4 different rashes & bright red.
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