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I have very sensitive skin. Days ago I started with a small rash on my mid abdomen . Today I woke with my whole mid abdomen raised & fiery itchey.

I have very sensitive skin. Days ago I started with a small rash on my mid abdomen . Today I woke  with my whole mid abdomen raised & fiery itchey.

Needs to be checked: The rash needs to be checked.It may be some kind of Contact Dermatitis or an allergic rash. But we can not say with certainty what it may be.You can try using over the counter Hydrocortisone cream and over the counter Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for itching and consult your Doctor or a Dermatologist asap to confirm the diagnosis and treatment with local cream and if indicated short course of oral steroids ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Few days ago had small rash on mid stomach. Today woke with terrible raised itchy burning ash across full mid abdomen ?

Few days ago had small rash on mid stomach. Today woke with 
terrible raised itchy burning ash across full mid abdomen ?

What was the trigger: Assuming that you have no systemic symptoms like fever, headache etc, you apparently have an allergic reaction to something that you applied recently to your skin in the affected area. Trace back your recent events to determine the trigger and get rid of it. In the meantime time use some antihistamine pills but if things don't improve check with a dr ...Read more

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Pain in up/mid abdomen just below sternum.No naseau.Strted jog'n 3 weeks ago.Gradual onset of pain 1 wk ago. Getting worse.Like a punch.?

Pain in up/mid abdomen just below sternum.No naseau.Strted jog'n 3 weeks ago.Gradual onset of pain 1 wk ago.  Getting worse.Like a punch.?

Get evaluated: This could be serious as it is getting worse. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in mid abdomen it goes all the to the back on the left what's wrong ?

I have a sharp pain in mid abdomen it goes all the to the back on the left what's wrong ?

Referred pain: The type of pain could be local abdominal problems, but pain shooting to L back sounds more like referred pain from pancreatitis. I suggest you go see a gastroenterologist and find out what exactly is the reason for the pain, with bloodwork and imaging ...Read more

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Is it possible to feel vena cava? I can feel something hard when I press deeply. Hurts a lot. Mid abdomen

Is it possible to feel vena cava? I can feel something hard when I press deeply. Hurts a lot. Mid abdomen

Not the cava: Like any other vessel your cava should be soft and compressible. I am not sure otherwise what else you can feel, but a distended bowel loop may feel hard sometimes. ...Read more

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For 2 yrs I get pain @ upper left quadrant when I bend over-mid abdomen far left. Goes away if I stretch upright, very painful. U/S normal. Thoughts?

For 2 yrs I get pain @ upper left quadrant when I bend over-mid abdomen far left. Goes away if I stretch upright, very painful. U/S normal. Thoughts?

Hiatal hernia : You most likely have hiatal hernia and will need UGI/ barium swallow to asses the severity of the disease. If ruled out for hiatal hernia, then you will need MRI of thoracic spine to rule out disc disease of mid back ...Read more

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I suddenly have a purplish black and blue on my left mid abdomen side. Hard upon touch, not hurting. Didn't hit against anything. Should I be concern?

I suddenly have a purplish black and blue on my left mid abdomen side. Hard upon touch, not hurting. Didn't hit against anything. Should I be concern?

Ecchymosis: An ecchymosis is a spot of bleeding under the skin with diameter larger than 1 cm . It is similar to hematoma, commonly called a bruise. Most commonly, it coould be harmless caused by unnoticed trauma but may be harbinger of more serious diseases such as purpura, and hemophilia. If it does't resolve or you keep getting more spots see your doctor. ...Read more

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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