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Flat red rash on arms legs, face and neck. It is splotchie and does not itch. No medication changes. I have Crohn's disease.

Flat red rash on arms legs, face and neck. It is splotchie and does not itch. No medication changes. I have Crohn's disease.

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...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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Daughter playing at park got a severe rash on arms and legs. But only where sun hit. Stopped at sleeves and not on face or neck. Sun rash? I have pics

Daughter playing at park got a severe rash on arms and legs. But only where sun hit. Stopped at sleeves and not on face or neck. Sun rash? I have pics

Location, location: We are not able to see any lab or pictures you have to upload. That is reserved for the paid concierge site. The fact the rash is in an exposed location can mean the sun had something to do with it, or the sleeves kept her from touching the triggering factor. This could be something like poison ivy, or other contact agent. ...Read more

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Can adults get fifth disease without face rash? Last week had cold symptoms now for a week I've had red blotchy rash on arms and legs, worse in heat

Can adults get fifth disease without face rash? Last week had cold symptoms now for a week I've had red blotchy rash on arms and legs, worse in heat

Parvovirus B-19: Yes, you can have fifth disease without developing a facial eruption. That does not mean that you have this, but that this presentation is possible. ...Read more

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I have been full of stress for the last 6 months with an undiagnosed problem-, yesterday had a dermitius rash on arms and stomach- can rashes come from stress it did not itch but was warm to touch?

I have been full of stress for the last 6 months with an undiagnosed problem-, yesterday had a dermitius rash on arms and stomach- can rashes come from stress it did not itch but was warm to touch?

Yes: Stress is a classic cause of rashes. It has the sound of hives, but with no itch, it is difficult to truly give you an answer. Simply follow the rash and if it progresses, then a doctor needs to look at it. ...Read more

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Rash on arms after picking strawberries. What is that from?

Rash on arms after picking strawberries. What is that from?

Allergic reaction: This could be allergy to strawberries themselves. Other parts of plant or chemicals sprayed in area. Cool compresses followed by Hydrocortisone cream will help. If it persists or gets worse you need to see do tor for prescription cream or possible pills. ...Read more

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Rash on arms. Want to go sleeveless. How can I rid of it?

Rash on arms. Want to go sleeveless. How can I rid of it?

Hydrocortisone cream: It really depends on what is the cause of your rash. First try 1% Hydrocortisone cream, rubbed in 2 -3 times a day for 4 days. If this doesn't help, then you should see a dermatologist to have the rash diagnosed. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on back. The following also describes me: Rash on arms and neck What should I do?

I am experiencing rash on back. The following also describes me: Rash on arms and neck What should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are quite hard to describe and diagnose in words. A primary doctor, or a dermatologist, can look at it in order to tell what it is. If dry skin or eczema rash, hydrocortisone cream helps. Some rashes are an allergy to something. Hydrocortisone also helps allergic rashes. Ringworm (fungus) would need an antifungal. If it doesn't go away, a dermatologist can tell if it is something serious. ...Read more

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Rash on arms not raised is it hiv?

Rash on arms not raised is it hiv?

Rash?: A rash on the arms is not in any way a diagnostic sign of A new HIV infection. ...Read more

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Have a rash on arms and legs burn and icth what could it be?

Have a rash on arms and legs burn and icth what could it be?

Possibilities: Include eczema, allergic/contact dermatitis, viral/bacterial infection, food/meds allergy etc. But then only ur pcp or dermatologist can accurately diagnose it. Take care! Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/rashes. ...Read more

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Pimple rash on arms neck and back?

Pimple rash on arms neck and back?

Keratosis pilaris: Your description sounds like a dermatologic condition known as keratosis pilaris. This condition produces rough and pimple-like bumps on the upper outer arms and back. Sometimes the inner thighs and face can also be affected. ...Read more

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Mystery rash on arms and hands only. How do I find out what it is?

Mystery rash on arms and hands only. How do I find out what it is?

Get it checked out.: You need to see your regular doctor of a dermatologist to be able to identify what the rash is. ...Read more

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Developing rash on arms, feels prickly, comes and disappears....no fever or other symptom. Husband doing same thing?

Developing rash on arms, feels prickly, comes and disappears....no fever or other symptom. Husband doing same thing?

Heat rash: This could be a transient heat rash or possibly fungal. I suggest using 1% hydrocortisone cram, a beab sized drop 3x/day for 3 days and if not improved get checked and treated for a fungal infection. ...Read more

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Red rash on arms but seems to be under the skin. And it burns.

Hard to tell: You will get the best advice if you have a doctor look at the rash for a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I have red spots in the heat that look like rash on arms?

Why do I have red spots in the heat that look like rash on arms?

Heat rash?: Heat can cause a rash - redness, clear small blisters or a hive like reaction. Cold compresses with water or whole milk will relieve sy proms followed by Hydrocortisone cream and/ or aloe vera. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Red scaly rash on arms, cheeks, scalp?

What is the definition or description of: Red scaly rash on arms, cheeks, scalp?

Red Scaly rash: Erythematous rash (change in the feel, consistency/ texture appearance or color of skin) which may be flaky affecting scalp/ malar surface and upper extremities. ...Read more

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At what stage of leukemia is the symptom of a red spots/rash on arms and chest that are itcy?

Depends: Unlike solid tumor, there is differet stage, leukemia is usually disseminated disease at diagnosis. For someone without history of leukemia, rash usually is not caused by leukemia (although occasionally leukemia can present this way). For someone with confirmed diagnosis of leukemia, rash could be symptoms of leukemia, or infection, or medication reaction. Check with your oncologist. ...Read more

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I been taking SMZ - 800 mg for 9 days for a uti. I started to have a rash on arms & legs. Is it bc on the antibotic im takin?

I been taking SMZ - 800 mg for 9 days for a uti. I started to have a rash on arms & legs. Is it bc on the antibotic im takin?

Drug rash: It's certainly possible - as SMZ is a sulfa medication - and about 10% of people have side effects from this class of meds. Usually a drug rash will be most prominent on the chest/trunk, rather than the limbs- but of course rashes can be variable. 9 days seems like a lot to take for a urinary infection - I would DEFINITELY talk to the doc that prescribed the medication. Do it today, before worsens ...Read more

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Rash on arms legs chest and back after the flu shot?

Rash on arms legs chest and back after the flu shot?

Allergy: Since its so widespread and there is a temporal (time) relationship between drug and rash onset, this might be allergy to flu shot or one of its components. ...Read more

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I have a itchy rash on arms an top of my legs an belly they seem hot an worse then wot can it be?

I have a itchy rash on arms an top of my legs an belly they seem hot an worse then wot can it be?

Allergy: Most likely, it is an allergic reaction, could be a contact dermatitis.you need to figure out what you are allergic to and stop it. Meanwhile take benadryl, (diphenhydramine)and apply hydrocortison cream. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy red raised rash on arms, spreading, dr. Gave me prednisolone. Overkill?

I have a very itchy red raised rash on arms, spreading, dr. Gave me prednisolone. Overkill?

Maybe.: If it's an allergic or contact rash or poison oak, that's a reasonable treatment. But could it possibly be scabies? ...Read more

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I have very bad sore lower back and now I have a rash on arms and legs I never seem to have any energy?

I have very bad sore lower back and now I have a rash on arms and legs I never seem to have any energy?

Get rheumatologist: This may be a condition similar to rheumatoid arthritis, that needs evaluation by a medical joint specialist - rheumatologist. There may be bloodwork needed, and may need prolonged treatment depending on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Itchy goosebump like rash on arms and neck as well as genitals. Skin colored goosebumps until scratched, then red.

Itchy goosebump like rash on arms and neck as well as genitals. Skin colored goosebumps until scratched, then red.

Itchy goosebumps: YOU DO NOT SAY HOW LONG IT HAS BEEN GOING ON.
NEW SOAP OR DETERGENT?
COLOGNES?
NEED LOTS OF DETAILS FROM YOU.
SEE A DERMATOLOGIST IF IT PERSISTS.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Every spring since 05 I breakout in a rash on arms legs ears and chest it go away by fall nut re appear every year what is this. Rash itch and burn.

Every spring since 05 I breakout in a rash on arms legs ears and chest it go away by fall nut re appear every year what is this. Rash itch and burn.

Many possibilities: The reccurrent nature of the rash suggests something related to the seasons. Some possibilities would include an airborne allergy or sun induced eruption such as polymorphous light eruption. Without a proper examination of the rash this is only an educated guess. Your best bet is to visit with your dermatologist when you have the rash. ...Read more

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My 18 mth old dtr has multiple petichae, has severe red blistery rash on arms, trunk, & legs. Cbc nrml, no fever, any suggestion?

My 18 mth old dtr has multiple petichae, has severe red blistery rash on arms, trunk, & legs. Cbc nrml, no fever, any suggestion?

Watchful waiting: Ignore the rash and judge how the child looks otherwise. Is the child tolerating food, alert and behaving normally? Does the child have pain? Additional tests may cause you to begin chasing your tail (or chasing numbers) and hopefully this is a viral illness that will pass without much intervention.
However, if your child does appear ill beyond the rash you should seek additional medical attn. ...Read more

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My granddaughter (16 mo) diagnosed roseola or fifths. I have an itchy rash on arms and neck and had fever blister. Any connection?

My granddaughter (16 mo) diagnosed roseola or fifths. I have an itchy rash on arms and neck and had fever blister. Any connection?

No connection: Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) is the most frequent cause of roseola.●Roseola classically begins with three to five days of fever that may exceed 40ºC (104ºF); as the fever abates, a blanching macular or maculopapular rash develops, starting on the neck and trunk and spreads to the face and extremities. It is self limited and benign. I do not believe your symptoms are caused by Roseola! ...Read more

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Took generic Plan B 27 hours ago. Lacy red rash on arms, thighs and stomach. TookAllegra and put Triamcinolone cream on it. Anything else? Concern?

Need more info: Sounds like an allergy reaction. If not improved in 24 hours or getting worse like difficulty with breathing, feeling faint see your family physician or go to ER. ...Read more

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What causes a blister rash on arms and legs after swimming?

What causes a blister rash on arms and legs after swimming?

Swimming rash: Basic skin sensitivity to treated water results in contact dermatitis, according to mayoclinic. Com. You develop reddened and irritated skin, sometimes with raised red bumps on your skin. Swimmer's itch is another skin condition that causes red and raised bumps or even blisters on your skin. Parasites in infected water cause swimmer's itch. The condition usually resolves itself after about one week. ...Read more

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Son has white spots on hands and fingers for about month. Now itchy rash on arms legs?

Son has white spots on hands and fingers for about month. Now itchy rash on arms legs?

Can't diagnose with: Available info. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Had fever for 24 hr last Fri. Rash on arms/legs/feet Tuesday. Legs/feet have itchy rash still. Headaches all week bad today. Meningitis?

Other symptoms.?: The symptoms you have described could be due to many different illnesses. In my experience, patients with meningitis most commonly present with high fever, neck stiffness, severe headaches, nausea and vomiting. There are some serious forms of meningitis associated with rashes. However, they will be associated with equally serious symptoms as listed above. If you are unsure, see your doctor right away ...Read more

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6 year old finished 10 days of amoxicillin 24 hours ago. Now has red non-raised rash on arms and legs, bothering her much. Is she allergic?

6 year old finished 10 days of amoxicillin 24 hours ago. Now has red non-raised rash on arms and legs, bothering her much. Is she allergic?

Mgt: Allergic reactions to antibiotics can occur but more details are needed.
Is the rash blotchy? Does it fade? I would recommend being seen by your PCP. If there are any other symptoms such as respiratory or GI problems, please see the ED. ...Read more

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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

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


Dr. Arnold Malerman
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