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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

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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What causes pimply rash on chest arms legs back?

What causes pimply rash on chest arms legs back?

See a dermatologist: It is impossible to tell without being able to see the rash. See a dermatologist and then you will know. ...Read more

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Rash on upper under arms chest stomach and back?

Rash on upper under arms chest stomach and back?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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

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

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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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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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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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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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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I gave my 8week old Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 1cc or 2.5 mg for a red, raised rash on arms, legs, and back. Hate it! Anything else I can do? He's crying inconsolably

I gave my 8week old Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 1cc or 2.5 mg for a red, raised rash on arms, legs, and back. Hate it! Anything else I can do? He's crying inconsolably

See below: If the child is inconsolable, get him seen. The Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may have had the opposite effect than sedation. About 10% of kids will get wired with benadryl (diphenhydramine). However, due to the rash, I would get the child checked now. ...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 caused by facial product testing?

Rash on arms caused by facial product testing?

Allergy: Do not use product, put Hydrocortisone on area. If not I proved see doctor for prescription strength cream. ...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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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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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?

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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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

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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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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

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. Krishna Kumar
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