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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have a red, sometimes itchy rash on the palm of my hand that flakes skin sometimes. It's been there about a month. Eczema?

I have a red, sometimes itchy rash on the palm of my hand that flakes skin sometimes. It's been there about a month. Eczema?

Its possible.: 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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Can HIV rash show up 72 hours after exposure? Getting a rash on the palm of my hands...

Can HIV rash show up 72 hours after exposure? Getting a rash on the palm of my hands...

Rash: It is unusual for HIV to initially present as a rash limited to the hands. Rashes to the palms of the hands can be associated with syphilis, hand-foot-mouth disease, strep infections, or other viral infections. as well as non-infectious causes. If you have been exposed to HIV or any other STD, seek advice and further testing from your PCP or health department. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the palms of my hands for about 9 months now. It feels like something eating my skin and leaves them cracked sore and dry.?

I have a rash on the palms of my hands for about 9 months now.  It feels like something eating my skin and leaves them cracked sore and dry.?

Dermatologist helps: Dry, cracked skin on the palms can be eczema or an allergy to something (gloves, tools, creams, etc.), plus maybe yeast or fungus growth in addition to eczema. The over-the-counter Hydrocortisone is usually not strong enough for palm eczema, since the palm is thicker skin. A patient can see a primary care doctor for treatment, though the doctor may the patient refer to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the palms of my hands and the soles of my feet and now my feet are also covered in blisters. What is this?

I have a rash on the palms of my hands and the soles of my feet and now my feet are also covered in blisters. What is this?

Allergic reaction: This is probably an allergic reaction to something you came in contact with or ate. The other possible cause is a fungus infection in the foot that created an id reaction and has also spread to the hands. I would see your dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Red and white rash on palms of my hands?

Red and white rash on palms of my hands?

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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Can i get syphilis from coming into contact with the rash on the palms of my room mates hands? He was in the secondary phase before he went to the dr.

Can i get syphilis from coming into contact with the rash on the palms of my room mates hands? He was in the secondary phase before he went to the dr.

Possible: The lesions of secondary syphilis are teaming the causative organism of syphilis and the bugs can penetrate intact skin. See this site for information and consult your doctor. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000861.htm. ...Read more

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Ive had this absolutely HORRIBLE dry, rashing, itching pain on my right palm of my hand and the inner side between my index finger and thumb (all over?

Ive had this absolutely HORRIBLE dry, rashing, itching pain on my right palm of my hand and the inner side between my index finger and thumb (all over?

Please proceed: to the nearest healthcare provider for proper examination and treatment. Any rash/ skin eruption would need to be looked at as there are many diseases that can cause something similar to your description. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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