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Rash That Gets Worse With Heat
Many possibilities: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
Forehead rash that looks like heat rash, took ibuprofen, rash became numb and tight, caused a horrible head ache where the rash is. Sun makes it worse?
There are few rashes: ..that are truly painful. The most common ones are shingles and cold sores. Shingles occur only on one side of the body. Cold sores usually occur on lips & mucous membranes but CAN erupt on normal skin. Since early diagnosis and treatment can shorten the duration and severity of both, medical care is recommended. Dr. Anne ...Read more
I have red blotchy skin on my neck and chest. It doesn't itch or overly dry. It worsens with stress but never goes away. I've thought possibly rosacea?
Rosacea unlikely: if it is only on your neck and chest, it is unlikely to be rosacea. The fact that it does not itch tends to rule out allergic causes and fungal infection. Unfortunately, one really needs to examine and feel the rash in order to help make a diagnosis. Best to see your doctor for further evaluation. Sorry I cannot be more helpful. ...Read more
Dtr gets red itchy bumps on skin (esp. feet) in weather warmer than 50 deg F. It is not a fungus or infection, only feels better with cold bath. Why?
Likely heat rash: Heat rashes are very common especially in moist places like the groin, arm pits, and feet. They can take many forms and can itch or not. Usually triggered by hotter temps that you describe but there are substantial individual differences in the level of heat and moisture required for triggering. If it is a huge problem for you, see a Dermatologist for suggested treatment. ...Read more
Baby has pimples that turn red with sweat or bath but stay white when normal on back, chest, and arms. Is it acne, heat rash, or allergy from vaccine?
Baby Pimples: Baby pimples or acne , which can be light colored and on various body parts as you describe, often become a bit darker on certain conditions like exposure to heat/water or agitation/crying. These should gradually fade away in a couple of months. Get these checked by your baby's pediatrician at his next regular check to get reassurance re their benign nature. ...Read more
My palms itch profusely after contact with a cold or even cool surface. No hives or rash develop. Rest of body experiences no such reaction to cold.
Cold Urticaria: Cold urticaria (ur-tih-KAR-e-uh) is an allergy to cold temperatures. With cold urticaria, exposure to cold temperatures causes redness, itching, swelling and hives on the skin that has been in contact with the cold. As much as possible, people with cold urticaria should avoid exposure to cold air and cold water. You can try antihistamines. ...Read more
During severe diarhea sudocream (rash cream) applied doesnt stay and rash gets exposed to baby stool and gets worse.What could be applied on top of it?
As soon as it starts getting cold, I develop an itchy rash in my genital area, and my scrotum skin feels leathery. Not present at all in warm weather?
Itch/pinch. No rash. No change of anything in environment. Not scabies- already checked. All over my body. Wakes me up at night. Heat makes it worse.
Itch: Please continue to see our doctor. Have you been checked for low B12? If low and you supplement w/it be sure to take the sublingual type rather than swallowing it. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I always get a rash in the summer and it appears to be from the sun. Fluid filled red spots. Gets much worse if i burn and itches so bad. Sun allergy
Photosensitivity: If this occurs at the exposed skin areas, then it is from photosensitivity. Are you taking any photosensitizing medications which triggers a rash only upon strong sun exposure. Lime juice can induce a photosensitive reaction at the site of contact but it is ? that drinking it would do the same. Sunscreen with titanium, long-sleeve . See derm if problem persist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin gets pigmented, hardened where it gets itching or regular usual contact. I've pain too in heep, heel, back. Can this be psoriatic arthritis?
Possible: You should visit your internist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have red blotchy skin that doesn't itch and isn't scaly . I gets worse with stress, but never goes away. ?
Little tiny pain as if wind is lodged in left chest near heart. It's 48 hrs now, hasn't improved or become worse with antacid or sleep. What is it?
Go to see MD now: Call your md now and discuss your problem.You should go to see your md to get examined. If you can't be seen by your md- you should probably go to er. You need further evaluation. It could be nothing but muscle pain- however you don't want to miss a heart problem/. If you also has other problems like smokers, diabetes, cholesterol , obesity etc- your risk to have heart problem will be significant. ...Read more
Is it possible that heat (baths, showers...) are making my joint pain worse? It seems to be but i've always been told that heat helps joint pain.
Heating modality: Cold and heat are simple physical modalities that are quite effective for sprains/strains and muscle spasms. Cold application ( not more than 12 minutes per application) and heat ( 10 minutes) are effective if heat bothers your joints then switch to ice. Icy-hot roll-on or patches are effective (bought at most pharmacies). ...Read more
I have a redness on my cheeks and across my nose that worsens when I'm in the heat or the sun, it doesn't itch and isn't scaly can this be malar rash?
Can clindamycin phosphate lotion 1% used to treat a rash make the condition worse before making it gets better?
Rash: Clindamycin can be used to treat infections. If the rash is infectious then Clindamycin can be effective unless the bacteria is resistant to clindamycin. However, if the rash is caused by an allergic reaction then you would need prescription cortisone treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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