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Hello, I've been feeling more exhausted than usual and I've had a rash on my knees, ankles, armpits and inner thighs for over a month. Any suggestions for clearing it up? I haven't changed my diet, shampoo/body wash or laundry detergent yet, but I'm alre

Hello, I've been feeling more exhausted than usual and I've had a rash on my knees, ankles, armpits and inner thighs for over a month. Any suggestions for clearing it up? I haven't changed my diet, shampoo/body wash or laundry detergent yet, but I'm alre

Exam needed: I strongly recommend that a dermatologist examine you for diagnosis and treatment. We have recently been hearing about a lot of scabies cases. Other possibilities include eczematoid dermatitis, allergic reaction. I think it's quite important that you be examined soon. Appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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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Rash inner thigh and armpits and is spreading!

Rash inner thigh and armpits and is spreading!

Probable fungal rash: This sounds like intertrigo, a fungal rash. I suggest the use of OTC Lotrimin (clotrimazole) AF cream, sparingly AM/PM for 3 days- if not improving- see your physician. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my inner thighs stomach and now under my armpits and it keeps spreading. What is it what can I do and most importantly is it contagi?

I have a rash on my inner thighs stomach and now under my armpits and it keeps spreading. What is it what can I do and most importantly is it contagi?

Rash: Are you overweight?? - sounds like it might be a superficial skin fungus infection - any other medical issues??? I would try a course of any of the over the counter topical antifungal agents for athletes foot on one of the areas. Sometimes skin fungal infections are a sign of underlying Diabetes so if it doesn't get better - see your doctor ...Read more

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I have a welt like rash that is spreading slowly towards my armpit, and also on my upper inner thigh. It is non itchy. Is it cellulitis?

I have a welt like rash that is spreading slowly towards my armpit, and also on my upper inner thigh. It is non itchy. Is it cellulitis?

Many reasons: There are many causes of what you describe. A contact allergic reaction (though that would probably itch), a fungal infection, infected hair follicles as doctor said, a dermatologic rash, ongoing trauma from you scratching it, etc. After taking a good history and doing a good exam, starting treatments may include anti-itch or steroid meds either topically or oral. Antibiotics are not needed. ...Read more

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Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks. There's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm. Currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks. There's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm. Currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require antifungal topical medication and keeping the area dry. ...Read more

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I have a fine small pointed rash redish purplish on my right inner arm after a larger rash in my thighs crevice which I thought to be jock itch?

I have a fine small pointed rash redish purplish on my right inner arm after a larger rash in my thighs crevice which I thought to be jock itch?

Rash: You MAY have a sensitivity to something such as the laundry detergent you use, a food, or a medication. Please see your doctor who will help you figure this out. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I found rashes along the outside of my armpit, on my hip, thigh and now butt. My doctor said it was ringworm but it doesn't itch at all. I'm scared?

I found rashes along the outside of my armpit, on my hip, thigh and now butt. My doctor said it was ringworm but it doesn't itch at all. I'm scared?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it's hard to offer an accurate Dx although what you described seems suggesting the appearance of intertrigo resulting from sweating, moisture, warmth, overgrowth of local fungus or bacteria, etc. If the condition isn't improving despite under active Rx, see a dermatologist. To get things done right, follow instructions in
http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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My fiancé has developed this rash thing behind his armpits, back of his thighs, & his butt cheeks. He's had it for almost a week now & itch slightly?

My fiancé has developed this rash thing behind his armpits, back of his thighs, & his butt cheeks. He's had it for almost a week now & itch slightly?

Rash +: Your fiance needs to see a primary doctor to see what exactly is the cause of the problem. He will tell the doctor what his problem is, the doctor will examine him, and then order some laboratory data.
It should not take long to get the data and the doctor will decide what to do or refer your fiance to a specialist.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of rashes on the neck, ampit, lower abdoment and thighs?

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

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I woke up stuffy with a sharp headache & an itchy varied rash behind my armpits by my shoulders, on the sides of my hips by my thighs, & other parts 2?

I woke up stuffy with a sharp headache & an itchy varied rash behind my armpits by my shoulders, on the sides of my hips by my thighs, & other parts 2?

Dermatology: Without photo documentation or direct observation and examination, it is impossible to diagnose online. I suggest making an appointment with a physician online or seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a rash under armpits, down arm, and inside thigh. It itches really bad. Could this be shingles, any home remedies? I'm 33

I have a rash under armpits, down arm, and inside thigh. It itches really bad. Could this be shingles, any home remedies? I'm 33

Not shingles: Shingles is almost exclusively only on one side of the body and it tends to be painful. More likely is an allergy to something that is coming in contact with the areas you mentioned e.g. Soap, body creams or lotions. ...Read more

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I have a flat rash which has appeared from my waistline down to mid-thigh and from my armpits to mid-arm. It’s also on my kneepits down on calf a bit.

I have a flat rash which has appeared from my waistline down to mid-thigh and from my armpits to mid-arm. It’s also on my kneepits down on calf a bit.

Exam needed: A physician or dermatologist will have to inspect this rash in order to make a diagnosis. If you're not experiencing any other symptoms, it could be pityriasis rosea which is a mild viral infection that occurs on the covered portions of the body, causes very little symptoms and clears after a few weeks. ...Read more

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Got a rash under armpits, inside thighs, top of feet and palm of hands. What is it?

Could be a rash: As you state. Since we can't see it difficult to guess what it is or how you got it. I would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Rash on my upper thighs and armpit which turn black, fever and swollen gland under chin what could it be?

Rash on my upper thighs and armpit which turn black, fever and swollen gland under chin what could it be?

Separate problems.: The rash on the intertriginous areas are due to irritation and rubbing depending on your size and condition such as diabetes and sweating which can cause fungal infection. Nodes depend on the drainage system of lymph vessels and what you feel has to be above it to drain there. Look for possible infection from above such as pharyngitis or facial infection, even acne. ...Read more

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I have a rash with bumps under my armpit. It does spit out puss it also smells really bad. It speed down my chest to my thighs and genatiles.?

I have a rash with bumps under my armpit. It does spit out puss it also smells really bad. It speed down my chest to my thighs and genatiles.?

A possibility: Sound like a typical description of hidradenitis superativa, or persistent abscess-like infections usually under the armpit. Know that smoking is a common exacerbant. Multiple strategies exist to treat, including surgery, and so I would recommend seeing a physician sooner than later. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a symmetrical rash on my upper arms close to my armpit, front thighs, ankles and soles of my feet. It's itchy and raised when I scratch. Help!

Rash: I have a symmetrical rash on my upper arms close to my armpit, front thighs, ankles and soles of my feet. It's itchy and raised when I scratch. Help! ANS: Send picture next time and go see your Dr. Trust you will tell how old you are, medical Hx and what meds you are on? Sounds like you have dermatographia as well. ...Read more

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How come I have random rashes on my arm and leg?

There is no: Simple answer to that. Please consider that the possibilities are almost limitless without more history and an exam. Maybe you have dry skin. Have you tried a moisturizer? ...Read more

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In the last month or so I have experienced an itch in my groin/thigh area and on my arm pit. There isn't a rash but there are inflamed bumps?

In the last month or so I have experienced an itch in my groin/thigh area and on my arm pit. There isn't a rash but there are inflamed bumps?

Yeast??: These are common areas for yeast infection. One of the most common causes is incomplete drying off after a shower or bath. It's an easy dermatological condition usually very easy to treat. If you are diabetic and/or obese it is more common. Please see your primary care physician. Also try to avoid tight fitting clothes & underwear for at least a week. ...Read more

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I have developed bumps/ rash under my left arm near the crease. I also have a similar rash on the inside of my right thigh. Both itch. What is it?

I have developed bumps/ rash under my left arm near the crease. I also have a similar rash on the inside of my right thigh. Both itch. What is it?

Fungal irritation: Probably a fungal type infection like athletes foot and/or irritation from shaving. Mix some hydrocortisone 1% cream together with some terbinafine cream and apply twice daily for two weeks. See your physician in 2 weeks if not improved. ...Read more

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I have a rash in between my thighs inside of arm n button n on both of my sides I know it's not chekenpox r ringwarm I almost look like lil ant bits..

I have a rash in between my thighs inside of arm n button n on both of my sides I know it's not chekenpox r ringwarm I almost look like lil ant bits..

We would be guessing: If we tried to diagnose this with the info available. Your best bet for accurate assessment is dermatological eval. Take care. ...Read more

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22 month old has rash under armpits (both) and tiny spot on upper back of only 1 leg. Tried baking soda bath and creams....no other symptoms.. ..??

22 month old has rash under armpits (both) and tiny spot on upper back of only 1 leg. Tried baking soda bath and creams....no other symptoms.. ..??

Not enough informati: With only that information, and the inability to see the rash, it's impossible to tell you what it is.

I'm sure the child pediatrician could tell you ...Read more

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I have genital herpes, I have a small rash on my thigh, just got over ringworm on arm, ringworm or herpes?

I have genital herpes, I have a small rash on my thigh, just got over ringworm on arm, ringworm or herpes?

Sorry: At minimum it would require taking a history and visualizing this lesion to try to properly diagnose it. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a purple skin rash on my upper outside thigh and very small dots of purple on my arm and stomach. It is not itchy or raised.

Purple skin rash: A purple skin rash and purple red dots may indicate a bleeding process. Please consult your physician soon especially if you are not feeling well or have a fever. ...Read more

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Rash on belly and chest has spread to top thigh and under arm. Spread wide apart and itches. Doesn't look like a pimple and not flakey have had 1 week?

Rash on belly and chest has spread to top thigh and under arm. Spread wide apart and itches. Doesn't look like a pimple and not flakey have had 1 week?

See a doctor.: It is hard to diagnose a rash without seeing it. You should see a doctor who can determine the diagnosis and then prescribe the proper treatment. This could be hives, a contact rash, a bacterial infection or from a virus, among other 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