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I have a rash that has tiny blackheads that also are very itchy and stinging. Can you give me an idea how I can treat this rash. it is only on my ches?

I have a rash that has tiny blackheads that also are very itchy and stinging. Can you give me an idea how I can treat this rash. it is only on my ches?

Blackheads in 50 yo: Soap and water work for black heads. On only one side of chest in a narrow band and really stinging, consider shingles which is treated with prescribed drug. However, if the "blackheads" are not clearing up, ... at your age you may have a serious skin disease that needs dermatology evaluation and even biopsy (eg for melanoma). ...Read more

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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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Bra rash is super itchy, red, stings to the touch, raised \u0026 inflamed. Days after still red now with bumps with black dots? What are these black dots?

Bra rash is super itchy, red, stings to the touch, raised \u0026 inflamed. Days after still red now with bumps with black dots? What are these black dots?

Your initial: Description sounds like an inflammation of skin hair follicles or a friction rash or, infrequently a contact type dermatitis (doubt), the fact that it stings suggests that there is some superficial skin breakdown. If the black "dots" brush or wash off easily and you wore a black bra it is just fibers from the bra. Wouldn't know what else would cause that without seeing. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a itchy stinging slightly red rash around my mouth?

What to do if I have a itchy stinging slightly red rash around my mouth?

Herpes simplex virus: (HSV-1) typically causes cold sores. Cold sore blisters can occur in many different parts of the body but are most common on or around the lips and cheeks and last 7 - 10 days. ...Read more

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I got sting by a puss caterpillar an I have this itchy rash what can I do bout this?

I got sting by a puss caterpillar an I have this itchy rash what can I do bout this?

Caterpillar Sting: Repeatedly apply fresh duct tape to skin & pull off (to remove spines & toxins). Remove contaminated clothing. Clean skin w soap & water. Apply salve made w 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water. Or could apply 1% Hydrocortisone cream. Antihistamines are not recommended. Apply ice for 15 min increments. Elevate if indicated. Don’t scratch. Document type of caterpillar that stung you (ie describe or ...Read more

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Is it normal 12 hours after wasp sting for area to be swollen, rash, itchy and pain?

Is it normal 12 hours after wasp sting for area to be swollen, rash, itchy and pain?

WASP STING ITCHY: YES. WASP STINGS CAN BE ITCHY, HOT, SWOLLEN, AND PAINFUL FOR HOURS FOLLOWING A STING. A PASTE MADE OF UNSEASONED MEAT TENDERIZER WITH A FEW DROPS OF WATER CAN HELP IF DONE AS SOON AS THE STINGS ARE NOTICED. OVER THE COUNTER CORTISONE CREAMS CAN OFTEN HELP. FOR PERSISTENT ITCHING, PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. GOOD LUCK. ...Read more

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On my inner thigh n on the side of my vagina I have a rash that is itchy something's burn and sting also have dry skin i can pull off?

On my inner thigh n on the side of my vagina I have a rash that is itchy something's burn and sting also have dry skin i can pull off?

Fungal infection: Unilateral dermatiis on the inner thigh is probably related to an infection. You should have it evaluated by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Rash all over body starts on head itchy but bearable, then spreads all over body rapidly first looks like nettle sting but then turns extremely red ?

Urticaria/Hives: Rarely, a reaction to medication, food, food additives, insects, parasites or infection is identified as an underlying cause of chronic hives. But in most cases, the cause of chronic hives is never identified, even after testing and monitoring symptoms. Heat, cold, pressure, sunlight or other environmental stimuli may worsen chronic hives. Certain meds such as aspirin, Ibuprofen can cause hives. ...Read more

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Hi im simply askin for help for some problem ive been having behind my knee, it very itchy , red rash like bumps that hurt to and sting , pleasw help!

Wrong forum: You have an acute medical problem that requires the help of your doctor. In person. Health tap is here for education. We clearly state that this is not health care. We do not offer treatment. Please go see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a tender sore vulva after sex. The tenderness has gone away but it is still itchy. No rash, lesions. No burning or stinging. What is this ?

Hard to say: Most likely the itching is is normal as you heal from the trauma and will resolve. If you used a condom or lubricant, itching may also be an allergic reaction. See your doctor if the itching worsens or is accompanied by discharge. ...Read more

Stings (Definition)

Stings can come from different sources. Insect stings such as a honey bee is one of the most familiar. Sting by fish in water is another common experience many of ...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