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What would cause a rash on the top of hands/feet/elbows after spending time in the sun? The rash on my feet was turning purplish/itchy/raised.

What would cause a rash on the top of hands/feet/elbows after spending time in the sun? The rash on my feet was turning purplish/itchy/raised.

Sun rash: solar dermatitis, you are more sensitive or allergic to the sun. Limit exposure and use sunscreen with high SPF. If you are already using sunscreen of course you could be sensitive to it, consider changing to one used in children, hypo-allergenic ...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 a rash on the top of the feet and up the leg?

What causes a rash on the top of the feet and up the leg?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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 daughter has a rash on both hips & under her armpit, on her hip the rash is pruple inside the red part of the rash what does that mean?

My daughter has a rash on both hips & under her armpit, on her hip the rash is pruple inside the red part of the rash what does that mean?

Hidraadenitis?: Cystic purple swelling in these areas may be inflammed glands called hidraadenitis suppuritiva. This will not respond to over the cow ter products. It may respond to antibiotics but need to be evaluated by dermatologist or primary care physician in person for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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If a child has a few large bumps hard with a white head on it on parts of the body and flat bister on the feet red, sore, ?

If a child has a few large bumps hard with a white head on it on parts of the body and flat bister on the feet red, sore, ?

Rash in kids: Rash with white tense surface could be fluid filled and given the child has a sore on the foot, it would be best to have the child seen by the pediatrician. Did ur child have fever with the rash or before it? Some rash is difficult to diagnose without seeing it. How old is ur child? Did he/she get the chicken pox vaccine? All these are imp. 2 know beefore gviign any answers. ...Read more

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I have a itchy rash on the bends of her arms.

I have a itchy rash on the bends of her arms.

Diagnosis for rash?: 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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What is a rash on the back of the scalp?

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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What can cause a red scaley rash on the top of your feet?

What can cause a red scaley rash on the top of your feet?

Eczema: It could be eczema or warts, or an allergic reaction to something. Rashes are best treated in person so the doctor can see and feel to determine what it is. ...Read more

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I have a red skin rash on the inside of elbows of both arms..?

I have a red skin rash on the inside of elbows of both arms..?

More information: How long have you had it? Does it itch or hurt? A variety of skin conditions can cause such a condition. Your best bet is to see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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Was wondering what illesses cause a rash on the face in children?

Was wondering what illesses cause a rash on the face in children?

Many possibilities: There are a number of viral and non viral causes to facial rashes. There are agents that can cause a contact dermatitis.Rashes are best assessed by exam. If this does not clear up on its own have it looked at. ...Read more

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What causes a rash on the palms of your hands?

What causes a rash on the palms of your hands?

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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What can cause a fever, and an itchy rash on the palm of your hands?

What can cause a fever, and an itchy rash on the palm of your hands?

Infection autoimmmue: Either an infection, mainly viral, or if there is no sign of an infection then an immunologic process could be occurring, such as an allergic reaction, or an autoimmune process. If this persists or recurs then it needs to be evaluated by a board certified allergist. ...Read more

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What might be the source of the sudden appearance of a lump on my daughter's face located in front of her ear?

What might be the source of the sudden appearance of a lump on my daughter's face located in front of her ear?

The parotid: Gland lives in that anatomic location, as well as lymph nodes. The size and speed of its arrival and change may help, but your family doctor can see and decided if a specialist in needed now or later. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment should elderly woman use for a shrinkage on her both sides of the backbone and also a shrinkage on the bottom of her foots.

What kind of treatment should elderly woman use for a shrinkage on her both sides of the backbone and also a shrinkage on the bottom of her foots.

Aging and weight: It depends what is causing it. As one ages ones appetite decreases. One must determine if the shrinkage is pathological oris it just part of aging. ...Read more

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What would cause a bumpy red rash just on the outside of the elbows, and on one more than the other?

What would cause a bumpy red rash just on the outside of the elbows, and on one more than the other?

Well : Rashes like this in general can be non-specific inflamation infection or contact dermatitis. Recommend Healthtap consult with pictures to get a specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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My daughter has an itchy blistering rash that comes and goes on various parts of her torso. A piece of her skin has now blanched due to this. Help?

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the child. It is imperative that you seek care for the child as soon as possible. ...Read more

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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