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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


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Hi I have a non itching non irritating rash on my right shoulder. It started around may 20th and still persists. No other symptoms. Please advice.

Hi I have a non itching non irritating rash on my right shoulder. It started around may 20th and still persists. No other symptoms. Please advice.

See below: Without being able to see the rash and knowing more about its evolution and your past medical history, it is hard to even guess. I suggest, seeing your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Aching pain and rash to right shoulder and arm, ?

Aching pain and rash to right shoulder and arm, ?

Arthritis Neck: It is cervical radiculopathy, which means that you have arthritis of cervical bones. It is present in almost every aging male and female. Can be easily diagnosed with x ray of cervical spine. 1. Sleep on low pillow 2. Exercise of neck, moving your head from side to side 20 times twice a day. 3. If pain is too much, take Motrin 600 mg twice daily for 3 weeks. ...Read more

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I have a skin rash that just popped up above my right shoulder now it's starting to spread i don't know what it is help please!

Back rash: I am aware of that I have said this before in this group, but without being able to lay my eyes upon this rash, there is no way that I can diagnose a skin condition. No one has yet devised a way, short of possibly of photography, to show a skin lesion and tell what it is without seeing it. Sorry. ...Read more

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Dull and achy pain started in right shoulder and moved down to right forearm. Also had a rash appear on chest?

Dull and achy pain started in right shoulder and moved down to right forearm. Also had a rash appear on chest?

Have it checked: A rash that appears in the context of localized pain could be due to infection with either bacteria or viruses. A primary care doctor would be a good first place to start to find out what might be causing the rash and pain. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my right shoulder blade that has now seemed to have started on the back of my right arm. Skin in red raised and itchy...

I have a rash on my right shoulder blade that has now seemed to have started on the back of my right arm. Skin in red raised and itchy...

Spreading rash: There are many rashes that can erupt along paths of skin nerves. These paths are called dermatomes. One such rash is shingles (herpes zoster) that has red patches and small grouped blisters or vesicles. Several dermatoles involve the back and the back of the arm. Please see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. Shingles is usually treated with antiviral medications taken by mouth. ...Read more

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My right shoulder blade and arm hurt hands get tingles assleep. My left pinky started catching like stuck have to force open. Ring worm like rash tumm?

Various issues: Pain in the shoulder and hand of the same side is most likely due to pinching or impingement of a nerve root exiting the spine at the neck and caused by a bulging disc or vertebral spur. Hand tingling is often due to carpal tunnel syndrome caused by thickened ligaments in the wrist. A locking of a finger joint is usually due to joint damage. Rash is unrelated. A neurologist could dIagnose for you ...Read more

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Rash under right armpit, right shoulder and breast...Diagnosed as shingles but now have rash on left side in groin area? Can that still be shingles?

Rash under right armpit, right shoulder and breast...Diagnosed as shingles but now have rash on left side in groin area? Can that still be shingles?

No absolutely not: Rash of shingles is raised and fluid filled. Most important it is extremely painful. You didn't mention pain so i assume that's not a factor. I know this is not shingles because it almost never appears in two dermatomes simultaneously due to the rapid immune response which contains the infection. Go see your dermalogist or fp. ...Read more

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Some strange pain around my right shoulder blade "rhomboid" when i try to squizze them together. i'm fit, and move daily. it came suddnly. 1 month now?

Some strange pain around my right shoulder blade "rhomboid" when i try to squizze them together. i'm fit, and move daily. it came suddnly. 1 month now?

Sounds like a Strain: of your Rhomboids muscle, from what you describe. You should have Physical therapy to stretch, massage the said muscle and exercises to strength them, and US maybe helpful. It can take 6-8 weeks to improve completely. ...Read more

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I get pain around my right shoulder blade when i squizze the blades together. like i'm doing a bend over row. i cant squeeze my shoulder and lie down!

I get pain around my right shoulder blade when i squizze the blades together. like i'm doing a bend over row. i cant squeeze my shoulder and lie down!

Muscle spasm: This can be a painful and frustrating problem, but is not a danger to your health. Applying local heat, gentle massage, or taking acetaminophen or an NSAID-type pain reliever (like naproxen) can help. It normally resolves on its own after 2-5 days. See your doctor if still concerned or if worsens. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What would be causing a tingling and numbing sensation around my right shoulder blade?

What would be causing a tingling and numbing sensation around my right shoulder blade?

Many Possibilities: This could be muscle, tendon, bursa or nerve involvement. It depends on what effects these symptoms - how are they brought on, what makes these worse and what makes them better. This will be evaluated by your physician as to the cause of these symptons ...Read more

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I was curling my hair and something popped around my right shoulder blade and now it hurts ?

I was curling my hair and something popped around my right shoulder blade and now it hurts ?

Probably a muscle st: Try otc ibuprofen or naproxyn. If they don't help after a few days, see a doctor for accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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From. this. morning. been have pain from around my right shoulder. area it. happens when i burp or if i move in. was?

From. this. morning. been have pain from around my  right shoulder. area it. happens when i burp or if i move in. was?

More info needed: Can you cause more discomfort by moving your shoulder around? If not, the discomfort felt with burping may be referred from the diaphragm in which case coughing or a deep breath may also bring it on. However, musculoskeletal discomfort involving the shoulder is most likely and could be due to mild sprain or inflammation. Try applying cold or hot applications. If symptoms persist or worsen get exam ...Read more

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I have a pain around my right shoulder that gets worse with certain postures of my arm. I sometimes feel the pain on right upper part of my chest and back. Thanks for your help.?

I have a pain around my right shoulder that gets worse with certain postures of my arm. I sometimes feel the pain on right upper part of my chest and back. Thanks for your help.?

Possibilities: Potential internal shoulder joint issues, even a small rotator cuff tear. Thoracic outlet syndrome, or pectoralis minor syndrome can get worse if arm elevated, cervical disc better if arm elevated. Check with you doctor about these possibilities. ...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