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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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Rash between upper thighs. Itchy at times?

Rash between upper thighs. Itchy at times?

Dermatitis: Could be contact dermatitis, tinea cruris or just good ole heat rash! you would be better seeing an md than worrying all the time! regards! ...Read more

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What can cause a rash on my upper thigh?

Many causes for 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. ...Read more

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I have a really bad rash on my upper thigh, what can be causing my rash?

I have a really bad rash on my upper thigh,  what can be causing my rash?

Intertrigo or contac: duration of the rash,size of rash,more description Need to see a doctor may apply vit E oil. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg twice daily-be careful of the drowsiness. ...Read more

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How to solve spandex from causing rash on back upper thigh?

How to solve spandex from causing rash on back upper thigh?

Cause of rash 1st?: You must first determine if it is due to a sensitivity to a component of the spandex i.e., latex allergy/sensitivity or due to chaffing for the shear forces of the garment on the skin. In the former you must discontinue and consider topical antihistamines/corticosteroids. In the latter, consider powders or lotion. ...Read more

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Rash on my upper thighs and armpit which turn black, fever and swollen gland under chin what could it be?

Rash on my upper thighs and armpit  which turn black, fever and swollen gland under chin what could it be?

Separate problems. : The rash on the intertriginous areas are due to irritation and rubbing depending on your size and condition such as diabetes and sweating which can cause fungal infection. Nodes depend on the drainage system of lymph vessels and what you feel has to be above it to drain there. Look for possible infection from above such as pharyngitis or facial infection, even acne. ...Read more

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Bruise like rash on upper left thigh. Was itchy then found a 5in by 5 covered with little bruises and large ones by it. Is this serious?

Bruise like rash on upper left thigh. Was itchy then found a 5in by 5 covered with little bruises and large ones by it. Is this serious?

Bruise: It is difficult to ascertain the nature of this rash just by description obviously, but it sounds to me as if you have what is called a "purpuric" rash along with scattered petechiae. There are many causes of this type of rash, but if they are occurring spontaneously then i would seek the care of a medical provider promptly for further evaluation. ...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