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Slight itchy rash on face after using patanase... Is this a reaction and should I stop using it?

Slight itchy rash on face after using patanase... Is this a reaction and should I stop using it?

Rash from patanase: It is possibly related to the patanase. The easiest thing to do is to stop the medication and see if the rash goes away. If and when the medication is restarted and the rash reappears then you likely have your answer. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Rash On Face (Definition)

Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more


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I get this rash on face when my facial hair start to grow, Is itchy and pink, What is and why happens, Is in my profile picture...

I get this rash on face when my facial hair start to grow, Is itchy and pink, What is and why happens, Is in my profile picture...

Shaving rash: Probably folliculitis barbae (shaving rash) more commonly in people who have curly hair.
Apply hair conditioner for a few minutes before shaving.
Use a single blade razor (double blade razors cut the hairs too short, allowing them to grow in.) And shave in the direction the hair grows, do not pull the skin (or use an electric razor. Apply hydrogen peroxide after shaving. ...Read more

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Rash on face, little itchy, face feels hot, changes from dark bright red to light red at times, headache. Is it cholesterol med or sun?

Rash on face, little itchy, face feels hot, changes from dark bright red to light red at times, headache. Is it cholesterol med or sun?

Read drug info: This is most likely a reaction to the sun but your medications may make you photo sensitive and prone to a rash. If this is the area to which you are applying steroid, that could also be a cause. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy rash on face mostly nose and forehead?

What causes an itchy rash on face mostly nose and forehead?

Probably allergy: It could be something else. You need to be examined by a dermatologist who can then recommend treatment. ...Read more

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What can I take if I have an itchy rash on face and puffy eyes?

What can I take if I have an itchy rash on face and puffy eyes?

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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My 1 year old has rash on face and under chin, it's red spotted and itchy under chin. Going around to side of ears! Should I be concerned?

M.D. visit/skin care: In addition to eczema, it may be related to contact with a product or plant oil that triggers a reaction. I would suggest the use of a hypoallergenic soap such as white dove and eucerin cream, avoiding hot water and rubbing the area, until your physician sees him. ...Read more

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Was on high dose of predinsone for 2 1/2 weeks. Came off of it and developed a non itchy "rash" on face and chest that looks like bad acne. Is this co?

Was on high dose of predinsone for 2 1/2 weeks. Came off of it and developed a non itchy "rash" on face and chest that looks like bad acne. Is this co?

Related: Prednisone can cause some acne. It should get better in a few weeks. Please see your doctor who prescribed the prednisone if it does not clear up. ...Read more

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I have a rash on face, neck,upper arms and little on thigh. Not bad but little itchy. Got flu and pneum shot 28and took my 3rd dose of Humira (adalimumab) on 2.??

I have a rash on face, neck,upper arms and little on thigh. Not bad but little itchy. Got flu and pneum shot 28and took my 3rd dose of Humira (adalimumab) on 2.??

See rheum and derm: You need to see your rheumatologist and dermatologist. These symptoms are important and need to be clarified to design your total therapy. ...Read more

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2 and 4 yr old siblings always have rash on face/body. Usually cheeks/limbs, top of feet. Worse w/heat and sun. Raised, red, warm, blotchy, not itchy

2 and 4 yr old siblings always have rash on face/body. Usually cheeks/limbs, top of feet. Worse w/heat and sun. Raised, red, warm, blotchy, not itchy

Based on D history: You've given, heat rash is the primary consideration. It could be from skin sensitivity to the sun or from blood vessels opening up with increased blood flow after sun exposure. Get them checked also for allergic, atopic and contact dermatitis. Best wishes! .http://www.m.webmd.com/children/skin-rashes-in-children-treatment. ...Read more

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3yrs boy 33pond, has been given penadol against high fever every night for month, red rash on face, arm, legs. Come with fever, fade in morning. No itchy. Apetite ok. Criple walk, swell ankle, no pain.

3yrs boy 33pond, has been given penadol against high fever every night for month, red rash on face, arm, legs. Come with fever, fade in morning. No itchy.  Apetite ok. Criple walk, swell ankle, no pain.

Have child seen!: All of these symptoms are very concerning for a serious problem. Fevers, rash, joint pain and swelling sound like a systemic inflammatory condition such as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. However other things such as certain infections, allergies or exposures can cause these problems. Please be sure this child sees a physician right now to explore the history, exam and do right diagnostic studies. ...Read more

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I am experiencing genital rash, lip blister, skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy), rash on face and rash on chest. The following also describe m...

I am experiencing genital rash, lip blister, skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy), rash on face and rash on chest. The following also describe m...

A/W Dr Handsfield: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on face and purple rash around eyes. The following also describe me: Skin rash, Skin redness or irritation, Skin swelling. My rash is going away, but my skin is still very itchy and my ears are getting swollen.

I am experiencing rash on face and purple rash around eyes. The following also describe me: Skin rash, Skin redness or irritation, Skin swelling. My rash is going away, but my skin is still very itchy and my ears are getting swollen.

Periorbital rash: May be infection like strep or may be lyme which can have a multitude of presentations. Could also be allergic reaction-new topical creams on face or soaps? Very rarely may be HSP variant (Henoch-Schonlein purpura) any joint pains/ lower extremity rash or dots? Keep hydrated. Would follow up with doc over next 24 -48 hours ...Read more

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Took ibuprofen now my temp is norma for 3 days now, but now facial rash&scalp also, red itchy spots on palms of hands & soles of feet. What do I do?

Took ibuprofen now my temp is norma for 3 days now, but now facial rash&scalp also, red itchy spots on palms of hands & soles of feet. What do I do?

Allergic reaction: If the rash appeared after taking Ibuprofen and not before, then it can be an allergic reaction to it. Some people develop hives from such medications called nsaids. You may need to take an antihistamine to help you with the rash but I would avoid all nsaids, until you are evaluated by a doctor. If you need to take something for a fever, from now on take Acetaminophen instead. ...Read more

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I have itchy rashes on the face and hands with fever, sore throat, and red conjunctiva. What could this be?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a bumpy itchy face rash along with swelling. What can I do to get rid of it?

I have a bumpy itchy face rash along with swelling. What can I do to get rid of it?

Rash: There are lot of causes of an itchy rash on a face. Most of the time it is atopic dermatitis that requires hypoallergenic moisturizers and at times steroid cream but the rash needs to be looked at by your physician to exactly what is the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Rash on my skin which I have had for a few months it is itchy and I've been to gp but swells up to my eye and all over my face and swollen hands?

Rash on my skin which I have had for a few months it is itchy and I've been to gp but swells up to my eye and all over my face and swollen hands?

Need to be seen: by a dermatologist / allergist, you may very well have urticaria/angioedema, meanwhile you need to take any OTC antihistamine, as cetirizine, loratadine or fexofenadine regularly once or twice a day even if you don't have symptoms, till you see the specialist, good luck ...Read more

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Husband has itchy rash(blister)looking on hands, feet, face&and some on torso. One day fever only, already had chickenpox.?

Husband has itchy rash(blister)looking on hands, feet, face&and some on torso. One day fever only, already had chickenpox.?

Chickenpox: A "blistering" rash in that many areas in an adult is most likely to be chickenpox. The leans will be the size of a kitchen match on a pale pink base surmounted by clear blister with an indentation (umbilication) at the top. The blisters turn cloudy and then collapse into scabbed lesions. A past history of chickenpox is not always accurate. I recommend a dr. Confirm the diagnosis promptly ...Read more

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My son has a rash all over his body, face, fingers, toes, legs, feet hands. It started itchy but now it doesn't?

My son has a rash all over his body, face, fingers, toes, legs, feet hands. It started itchy but now it doesn't?

Rash: There are many dermatologic conditions that are described in a similar way. Have your dermatologist see the condition for the best diagnosis. ...Read more

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Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?

Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from inlation, contact or gestion of a sunstance or chemical foreign to the body's immune system. I would try zyrtec (cetirizine) and head over to the closet urgent care center. ...Read more

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Son has a rash all over his body except head and face. A little itchy. Hands and feet have little tiny blisters. No fever no mouth sores?

Son has a rash all over his body except head and face. A little itchy. Hands and feet have little tiny blisters. No fever no mouth sores?

Need Dermtologist: A widespread rash such as what you have described especially with blistering demands immediate attention preferably by a dermatologist. Without fever in an otherwise healthy individual conditions such as allergic reactions or immune mediated blistering diseases need to be considered and worked up by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I had a fever and sore throat with bloody sputum for a week now I have an itchy rash and my hands feet and face are swollen and hurt to move what is it?

I had a fever and sore throat with bloody sputum for a week now I have an itchy rash and my hands feet and face are swollen and hurt to move what is it?

See doctor: It could be a bacterial infection (strep?), residua of a viral infection, allergic reaction, or other. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I get really itchy hands and feet? No rashes just burning itchiness.

Why do I get really itchy hands and feet? No rashes just burning itchiness.

Neuropathy: Burning sensation without any obvious lesion on the hand and feet is suspicious for neuropathy. Need more detailed history/exam and may some diagnostic studies ...Read more

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What can cause recurring hives/itchy rashes that pop up out of nowhere on the tops of my hands by my thumb only?

What can cause recurring hives/itchy rashes that pop up out of nowhere on the tops of my hands by my thumb only?

Contact: This is mostly likely from something you have had repeated contact with such as soap (especially if you wash your hands often), lotion, rubber, detergents, glove, etc.
Consult a dermatologist if needed for patch skin testing if none of the above applies to you. ...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


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