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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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I have had a very itchy rash on the back of my right hand for the past several days. Its a cluster of raised red bumps. Any ideas for relief?

I have had a very itchy rash on the back of my right hand for the past several days. Its a cluster of raised red bumps. Any ideas for relief?

Try hydrocortisone : Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. Contact allergy, insect bites and the like will generally respond. If the rash looks infected however, the cream will not help. ...Read more

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Raised itchy cluster rash over back of neck arms and legs only. No fever. Just recovered from a general virus. What could it be?

Raised itchy cluster rash over back of neck arms and legs only. No fever. Just recovered from a general virus. What could it be?

Erythema multiforme?: Could be EM. Likely it will pass on its own. If doesn't improve, apply some hydrocortisone for 3-5 days twice a day. If doesn't improve, then see a dermatologist ...Read more

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My husband has a rash on his chest and back. It is raised and doesn't itch or irritate him in any way. What could this be?

My husband has a rash on his chest and back. It is raised and doesn't itch or irritate him in any way. What could this be?

Dermatology: Uanable to diagnose online- see a dermatologist for examination and treatment. If you have photo-documentation, this might be helpful to this panel ...Read more

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I have little red dots all over my chest area. They are red and it isn't a rash. Some are raised. But not in a cluster, they don't itch

I have little red dots all over my chest area. They are red and it isn't a rash. Some are raised. But not in a cluster, they don't itch

Skin lesions: Sorry, really can't diagnose this without visualizing and a history. Consider assessment by your primary care provider or a dermatologist. Take care. ...Read more

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3year old has a raised red like rash on his back and on the back of his neck. It seems to be spreading. What could this be?

3year old has a raised red like rash on his back and on the back of his neck. It seems to be spreading. What could this be?

Hives?: Could be hives which are very common in children especially associated with a viral infection. Try children's oral antihistamine and if not getting better then see pediatrician. ...Read more

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Also with the rash, the bumps are raised and clustered together, any idea what it could be? He was rushed to ER last friday cos of this

Also with the rash, the bumps are raised and clustered together, any idea what it could be? He was rushed to ER last friday cos of this

To the E.R.?: Rashes that need an ambulance ride to the E.R. Are uncommon. Examples include petechiae & purpura, which are blood spots under the skin, and can be from serious infections or blood abnormalities; certain allergic or infectious conditions where the surface of the skin is blistering off; anaphylaxis allergic reactions that include hives & trouble breathing; rocky mountain spotted fever; etc... ...Read more

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