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Rash Itching Worse At Night
I was just diagnosed with shingles, I'm 19. I have had it for about three days now. I have to dime size rashes and one 2 quarter sized. The smaller one itches and the bigger one burn. How likely is it to get worse or sever. Am I more likely to have a mild
Hard to predict: See your doctor asap to start treatment if you have not already. The fastest way to resolution of symptoms is early treatment. ...Read more
Itchy skin all over body, worse at night, rash isn't that noticeable but itches like crazy & sometimes burns. What could it be?
Many possibilities: When the body itches all over, it implies that the itching/rash may be a reaction from an ingestion such as a medication or food, or an allergy to the environment, ie hayfever. Another possibility could be a skin infestation such as scabies. Reactions to things like fabrics or laundry detergent will usually spare certain parts of the body such as the head/scalp, hands and feet. ...Read more
I have this recurring rash that itches but is also sensitive ans sunlight makes it worse. It is only on the upper part of my body what could it be?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is the only way you can find out. ...Read more
Got a rash that appeared two days ago, and its getting worse, itches all the time, looks like mosquito bite. What can this be?
Woke up with a slight rash&a few bumps on chest. Keeps getting worse, itches horribly&burns. No new exposures. What could have caused this? HELP??
Many possible causes: Itchy spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams / lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more
I have a rash like redness sporadic on my body. Has come and gone for years but seems to be getting worse. It itches but not flaky. Any remedy ideas?
Hives?: Hives are an allergic type of rash that can be related to a reaction to medications, foods, underlying infections, collagen vascular diseases and even cancer. When all of these causes are ruled out we often attribute them to stress. Treatment usually includes antihistamines and sometimes more aggressive treatments such as Prednisone or a new drug that just got approved for chronic hives — xolair. ...Read more
My rash on my arm is getting worse, I put cortisone but it is aa if the cortisone is making it worse. It itches and burns, what's wrong?
Consult your Doctor:
Your rash is getting worse and you have been using cortisone cream
I will suggest you consult your doctor asap to fing the cause of the rash and get ot treated appropriately ...Read more
I have had a rash now for a month around my belly button. It itches and is getting worse. Should i be concerned?
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them see what the rash is. ...Read more
I have a rash that started out like a ringworm but seems to be spreading and itches worse when I'm sweating?
Horribly bad rash on my feet, creams athletes foot medicine everything makes it worse but it hurts and itches so bad sometimes I can't even sleep?
Time to see doctor: If is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to see your doctor or a podiatrist. ...Read more
I have a vaginal rash that itches and burns, the hospital said it was a UTI but the rash is getting worse and inflammed, is it something else?
I always get a rash in the summer and it appears to be from the sun. Fluid filled red spots. Gets much worse if I burn and itches so bad. Sun allergy
Photosensitivity: If this occurs at the exposed skin areas, then it is from photosensitivity. Are you taking any photosensitizing medications which triggers a rash only upon strong sun exposure. Lime juice can induce a photosensitive reaction at the site of contact but it is? That drinking it would do the same. Sunscreen with titanium, long-sleeve. See derm if problem persist. ...Read more
I have a rash on top of both of my feet. Have had it for several years. As I get older it gets worse. It itches like crazy when I take off my boots and it gets air. My doctor says it's not athlete's foot and it is starting to form on my ankles. I wear wo
Contact dermatitis?: If it isn't fungus, then it is a form of dermatitis, a skin inflammation. Considering where it is, consider contact dermatitis, a reaction to materials in clothing, shoes, etc. Visit a dermatologist or podiatrist. You would benefit from a biopsy and possibly patch testing to see if you are allergic to anything causing this problem. ...Read more
I have a rash in the crease of my buttocks abottom of bikini line. I fear it may be shingles. It has lasted months. I tried cortozone creams, jock itch cream, tripicol and alchohol. It itches really bad. If I scratch it gets worse. It is bumpy and sometim
Red rash around my mouth nose and eyes itches and burns what can it be have had on and off for years it's at its worse now?
Allergic Eczema : Patients with severe allergies get inflammation on the eyelids and around the eyes and at the corners of the mouth. This is a skin inflammation called atopic dermatitis. Try switching to hypoallergenic soap and consider an allergy pill like loratidine and a mositerizer like cetaphil or lubriderm (unscented). If it does not go away or gets worse (more red or weepy) go to your doctor. ...Read more
Periodic months-long rash on arms and legs, worse with water and exercise, red small bumps, itches and skin peels easily leaving burning red skin,?
Dermatologist: For such a persistent, extensive and uncomfortable eruption it's time to consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. This may be a stubborn form of eczema that requires a skilled specialist. ...Read more
I have red spots on my mons pubis. Looks like rashes. Itches mostly at night. Just 3 spots. What could this possibly be? I have no STD's
My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me.I got red rashes after 2 days of itching.tq?
Clean, don't scratch: Clean the bedding well. Gently clean your body well too and wipe w/ diluted vinegar or witch hazel, etc. Use a hypoallergic lotion too. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed. If you still suffer, see a Dr. You might need a lb test and/or a Rx anti-inflammatory. Try hard to not scratch! Avoid infection. ...Read more
See your doctor: It is important to go see the doctor while you have the rash. Rashes are one of those things that the doctor has to see while it is there to determine the cause and the best treatment. If it has different stages to it and you can't get in more than once, you can take digitial pictures of the rash in its various stages to help the doctor. ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have rashes around my virginal area. It itches badly. No odour from that area thou just very uncomfortable rashes.
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I am having rashes in my inner thighs ...it itches some swelling circles...these area has become black. Kindly help.
Thigh irritation: I suspect skin irritation of your thighs may be related to such things as continual friction and/or sweating and? Yeast infection Perhaps wearing tight jeans plays a role, also. Avoid tight clothing, keep the thighs clean and dry once the rash clears. In the meantime try applying an antiyeast anti-inflammatory ointment like mycolog. If no improvement, consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatm ...Read more
I am having rashes in my inner thighs ...it itches some swelling circles are also there....area has become black kindly help.
Fungal?: Have the rashes persisted for days? It is always very difficult to comment on potential causes of rash without an exam. Fungal rash (tinea corporis or versicolor), intertrigo (irritation from chafing maybe complicated by infection) or erythrasma (bacterial infection) are associated with round itchy/scaly persistent rash in this region. ...Read more
Skin itches and rashes form in some locations. Only happens in the summer, this is the 2nd year. Rash occurs on exposed and non-exposed skin.
Fungal likely: Usually occur in groin, armpits, under breasts, but occur anywhere where u sweat more. Fungus are notorious for reappearing during summer as they like moist conditions. Key is to keep the areas as dry as possible. Antifungal and steroid creams are the usual treatment. A dermatologist can help ...Read more
Rash: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
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