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Rash Diagnosis Online
I read online that herpes occurs as rash. Cuts. Or sores then I read that herpes is just sores?..what's the truth? What doesit look like? Feel like?
Blisters: Herpes viruses cause a series of skin lesions. The rash starts out as small bumps then develop into blisters that are very painful. In fact, the pain can even start before the rash. The blisters then open and turn into sores that crust over. If you do not scratch or pick at them they usually heal up without scarring. ...Read more
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
I have a dark extremely itchy rash on the folds of my inner thighs i found a picture online of what it looks like but no description. What could be?
I have servere itchy on arms slightly on legs but no visible rash. I read online that it may be dry skin or dehydration. I'm not allergic to anything.
I have white bumps inbetween my fingers. They are itchy. A doctor from online suggested scabies but they are not red or a rash. Clear fluid comes out?
Vesicular dyshidrosi: Vesicular dyshidrosis is one of the most common and benign skin conditions. It occurs when there is some difficulty in sweating appropriately and the fluid accumulates in tiny blisters on the fingers. These may itch and when they dry up the skin may peel. Sometimes low grade steroid creams may help, but should not be used for long periods. Other non-specific treatments are available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a really sore throat and really tired also a rash of small close together spots I've looked online and it says scarlet fever please help?
See your doctor: Rashes are hard to diagnose online sometimes so if you do think it looked like Scarlet fever then you need to see your doctor. Scarlet fever is caused by the strep bacteria and should be treated to prevent complications. If this is a virus then the strep test will be negative and fluids, rest and liquids are the treatment. ...Read more
My 7 year old daughter has had a sore throat and flu symptoms last week now she has a small pimple type rash all over her face I've looked online and?
Need more info: Most of the symptoms described sound like a virus and so it is hard to say for sure without more information or picture. If there is fever present right now and sore throat I would recommend seeing your doctor for strep testing. If the testing is negative then they will likely tell you to give fluids and rest and supportive care. ...Read more
A doctor recently gave me a possible diagnosis of stevens johnson syndrome for my rashes? Sounds serious?
Yes: Yes, can be deadly. Often caused by medications. ...Read more