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I've been feeling sick most of the day; throwing up and a rash around my mouth and on my neck. I only felt bad after eating Subway& cookies though.

I've been feeling sick most of the day; throwing up and a rash around my mouth and on my neck. I only felt bad after eating Subway& cookies though.

Food poisoning: May be some Subway food ingredient did not suit your stomach. If you don't have fever and the vomitings seem to be under control, this should pass in ~48 hrs with just oral fluids and restrictions of solid foods until better. If vomitings persist to cause dehydration, pl go to urgent care for immediate assessment. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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My son has this red rash around his eyes, nose, mouth, neck and under his arms back of his knees what can cause that?

My son has this red rash around his eyes, nose, mouth, neck and under his arms back of his knees what can cause that?

Many causes: The most common rash that can affect these areas is eczema or atopic dermatitis. Use only unscented and sensitive skin soaps, moisturizers, laundry detergents, and sunscreens only. This rash is usually managed by topical steroids and other medications such as elidel (pimecrolimus). Other rashes are possible too. Consult a dermatologist to evaluate and treat this issue. ...Read more

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My son have skin rashes on his neck and head, it have been a few days now since he is in a swimming camp. Here are photos and videos?

My son have skin rashes on his neck and head, it have been a few days now since he is in a swimming camp. Here are photos and videos?

Can't evaluate: This public HT site uses a question /answer format. We cannot see anything you upload whether it be pictures, video, lab, x-rays, etc. Only the description you provide by written word is available for review. HT Prime is a separate service with some of those features. At this point your we cannot comment on what you have posted. You are welcome to start over. ...Read more

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For a week I've had a quite itchy and dry traveling rash on my face/neck. It started at the corners/inside my mouth after eating old cheese. Cure?

For a week I've had a quite itchy and dry traveling rash on my face/neck. It started at the corners/inside my mouth after eating old cheese. Cure?

Penicillin mold?: Penicillin mold has been known to grow on cheese. See a physician to make sure that the rash is not a penicillin allergy rash. Take some of the old cheese with you. ...Read more

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What can I do about my 10yo's eczema which started as rash around corner of mouth now spread to cheek and back of neck? Prevention and treatment?

What can I do about my 10yo's eczema which started as rash around corner of mouth now spread to cheek and back of neck? Prevention and treatment?

Determine cause.: One of the most important elements in treating eczematous rashes is to determine the cause if possible. See an allergist or dermatologist for evaluation. If needed, allergy testing should be performed. ...Read more

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My 8th mnt daughter has skin rashes on head, elbows, knee, bumps, cheeks, neck, arm. Her dad has psoriasis. Cud it be d same n is it serious? Using cetaphil.

My 8th mnt daughter has skin rashes on head, elbows, knee, bumps, cheeks, neck, arm. Her dad has psoriasis. Cud it be d same n is it serious? Using cetaphil.

Itchy?: At this young age, I would be more suspicious of eczema (atopic dermatitis) which may be linked to food allergies as well as airborne allergens. If these rash itch, then eczema is more likely. If you are using Cetaphil lotion, be sure to use it regularly and apply it within 3 mins after bathing. Talk to your pediatrician. A discussion of eczema can be found elsewhere. ...Read more

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Been taking apo-sulfatrim for four days, developed a rash on neck and weird red spots on roof of mouth, tingling all over body. What should I do?

Been taking apo-sulfatrim for four days, developed a rash on neck and weird red spots on roof of mouth, tingling all over body. What should I do?

Discontinue: Stop taking the medicine. It sounds like you may have an allergy to the medicine. If you continue taking the medicine, there is a chance that you can go into anaphylactic shock. If it is bad enough, death will soon follow. I'd call your doc and let him/her know. You may have allergy to sulfa drugs. ...Read more

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I have developed a rash on my neck. Red and blotchy in that not well defined edges. Gets worse with sun exposure. Not scaly, itchy or painful. Just red. Also have a lesion/sore in mouth on palate show up at same time. Unsure if related.?

Unfortunately it: Will be impossible to diagnose you over the internet since we cannot see your rash or your oral lesion. These findings could easily be related to an autoimmune process or your medications. You need to make an appointment with your health care provider to discuss these new findings. Don't delay. ...Read more

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6th day of fever with chill (103 C)3rd day of increasing rashes covering head2foot and in mouth/throat. Was exposed to chicken pox 2weeks ago. What to do?

6th day of fever with chill (103 C)3rd day of increasing rashes covering head2foot and in mouth/throat. Was exposed to chicken pox 2weeks ago. What to do?

Get Medical check up: You need to see a doctor who could examine you and run some blood tests to determine the cause of your illness. It could be a serious virus infection or something else. Without a medical check we can not be sure about your diagnosis or offer you any treatment. ...Read more

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My 3 yrs old son has a rash around his mouth mainly, on the cheeks, forehead, behind the ears and the neck. No fever, no recent viral infection.

My 3 yrs old son has a rash around his mouth mainly, on the cheeks, forehead, behind the ears and the neck. No fever, no recent viral infection.

Parvovirus B19: You may be describing erythema infectiosum caused by infection with parvovirus b19. He will probably develop a lacy rash on arms or trunk within a few days. It is also called slapped face fever. The overwhelming majority of these infections are benign and self-limited and require no treatment. ...Read more

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I got an contrast CT Scan (IV Injected) day before yesterday and today I have sore throat and couple of rashes in my mouth. What should I do?

I got an contrast CT Scan (IV Injected) day before yesterday and today I have sore throat and couple of rashes in my mouth. What should I do?

Seasonal flu: Your symptoms described above has nothing to do with your CT scan or the IV contrast. Seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g.Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for reevaluation. ...Read more

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After a measles vaccine, is it normal to have a rash on belly, neck and around mouth, nose, and eye. Today it is spreading down arms. Shot was 19th.

After a measles vaccine, is it normal to have a rash on belly, neck and around mouth, nose, and eye. Today it is spreading down arms. Shot was 19th.

Allergic reaction: You should definitely go and see your doctor because a potentially deadly type of allergic reaction called Stevens-Johnson syndrome can occur with measles vaccine. Get this examined. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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My 7 mth old had inflamed tonsils and a temp. She is now better but has developed a rash all round her neck - back. She is fine in herself. Is this ok?

My 7 mth old had inflamed tonsils and a temp. She is now better but has developed a rash all round her neck - back. She is fine in herself. Is this ok?

Probably: The rash may be from a viral infection and will likely go away in less than a week. If she does get sicker or the problem lingers, then you need to bring her to the doctor. ...Read more

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I have a itchy rash on my neck and head and the back the back of my neck has some swelling. What may be the cause.?

I have a itchy rash on my neck and head and the back the back of my neck has some swelling. What may be the cause.?

Needs to be checked: It needs to be evaluated as the rash is there can be few causes of this. Have you used any cream or ointment. See your doctor or a dermatologist
it could be a bug bites, skin infection like impetigo, sometimes the bug bites get infected as well. ...Read more

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My 1mo has a rash on her cheeks, ears, head, and neck. Is that normal? What can I do in order to go away or calm down?

My 1mo has a rash on her cheeks, ears, head, and neck. Is that normal? What can I do in order to go away or calm down?

Baby rashes: The most common reason for those bumps is the use of the so called "baby products" like Baby Magic and Johnson and Johnson. While they smell nice, the give a large percentage of babies a rash. Wash the baby with dove sensitive skin soap (liquid or bar) and in between just wash with warm water. Nothing else is required. This also can be baby acne which is an effect of your hormones/no treatment. ...Read more

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As the majority of lymph nodes drain on left side of head/neck, is there a significance to having a chronic rash situated on the left side of the neck?

As the majority of lymph nodes drain on left side of head/neck, is there a significance to having a chronic rash situated on the left side of the neck?

Don't think so.: Not sure what you mean. Chronic rashes occur wherever they may without general regard to lymph drainage. The lymph node drainage of the head is generally symmetric. ...Read more

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Painful rash in mouth and throat?

Painful rash in mouth and throat?

Multiple causes: There are multiple causes of painful rash in the mouth and throat. Everything from viral illnesses to much worse. So, I would have it checked. ...Read more

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What causes a rash on your hands, feet, face, neck and head?

What causes a rash on your hands, feet, face, neck and head?

Dermatologist: This would require an examination to try to diagnose. See your dermatologist. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of an itchy rash with swelling on the back of my head near my neck?

Get a diagnosis: Get a proper diagnosis. It could be fungal (tinea capitis) or bacterial (cellulitis) or allergic. These are all treated differently so it is important to know which one you have. ...Read more

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My head is extremely itchy dead bug found long and skinny Rash just below hair line on neck. Hair thick curly long what bug is it? Start 4 wks

My head is extremely itchy dead bug found long and skinny Rash just below hair line on neck. Hair thick curly long what bug is it? Start 4 wks

HardToTell: It is very hard to say from your description of long and skinny dead bug
You can have the bug examined by insect specialist or go on line and try to find out
Meanwhile if there are more bugs get an exterminator to get rid of them
You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if it itches and use over the counter Hydrocortisone cream
If no better see your Doctor ...Read more

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My head is itchy lots! I found 1 dead bug combing through my thick curly long hair. It was long and skinny. I have a rash on the neck. What bug?

My head is itchy lots! I found 1 dead bug combing through my thick curly long hair. It was long and skinny. I have a rash on the neck. What bug?

Possibly lice...: Lice start out as eggs, but they can hatch and become long and narrow bugs. That would be the most likely answer, but you really need a dermatology evaluation. Treating it is complicated, because you need to use the right shampoo to kill it (http://www. Ridlice. Com/lice-killing-shampoo. Php), AND you need to properly wash and/or dispose of linens, stuffed animals, blankets, etc. ...Read more

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I have had a rash on the back of my head close to the neck area come and go for years what can this be?

I have had a rash on the back of my head close to the neck area come and go for years what can this be?

Many causes possible: This can be caused by many potential causes, including seborrheic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, fungal infection, psoriasis and many other potential causes. A dermatologist will be able to thoroughly evaluate potential causes by taking a careful history and performing necessary physical examination and maybe performing some test (s). What is even more, he/she will help you alleviate/clear it. ...Read more

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Really 2 lima bean lumps on my head and one on my neck and rash on neck and shoulder?

Really 2 lima bean lumps on my head and one on my neck and rash on neck and shoulder?

Lymph nodes?: The lumps you describe sound like swollen lymph nodes (or glands). They could be a response to the rash. Sometimes a rash can indicate an infection, one of the common reasons for swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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Rash (Definition)

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