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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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Daughters diaper rash hurts when i touch it or bathe her. Have tried nystatin desitin steroid cream for ezema nothing helps any suggestions?

Daughters diaper rash hurts when i touch it or bathe her. Have tried nystatin desitin steroid cream for ezema nothing helps any suggestions?

Is this yeast?: See a pediatrician and perhaps they will solve this problem for you. If not, have baby seen by a dermatologist and managed appropriately. Best wishes and hope she is better soon. ...Read more

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I have pimple like rash on my neck and hurts to touch it iches like crazy and burns. What could it be?

I have pimple like rash on my neck and hurts to touch it iches like crazy and burns. What could it be?

Shingles?: Best to see a doctor. There could be many causes of your situation. The possibilities range from an allergic reaction (do you wear a metal necklace) to a systemic problem like shingles. I doubt the later but best to seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain on my hand, arm, and scalp without a rash. It hurt very bad just to touch those affected areas. What can this be?

I have a burning pain on my hand, arm, and scalp without a rash. It hurt very bad just to touch those affected areas. What can this be?

Nerve pain: This could be multiple things however two things that comes to mind are pinched/irritated cervical nerves or less likely, multidermatomal zoster without the rash. An examination would be helpful. ...Read more

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Have some very big knot like blister/red rashes behind both ears, on chest, back and a few on legs. They hurt to touch. What could this be?

Have some very big knot like blister/red rashes behind both ears, on chest, back and a few on legs. They hurt to touch. What could this be?

Need eval: with skin lesions it is always best to see and feel them and occasionally biopsy then. With what you are describing, recommend you see a doctor for evaluation. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Red rashes on vagina, and doesnt hurt unless touched. No vaginal discharge , or itch. Doesn't hurt when I pee. No smell ?

Red rashes on vagina, and doesnt hurt unless touched. No vaginal discharge , or itch. Doesn't hurt when I pee. No smell ?

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam. ...Read more

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My scalp hurts to the touch, no visable rash?

My scalp hurts to the touch, no visable rash?

Headache: Possibly Migraine type. Did you physically get hurt on Scalp? Try to take Acetaminophen and relax, it will get better. ...Read more

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My skin on leg is sensitive to the touch what could that be? No rash or marks just very sensitive and hurts to touch

My skin on leg is sensitive to the touch what could that be? No rash or marks just very sensitive and hurts to touch

Multiple causes: Your symptoms could be due a number of different conditions including some nerve disorders or skin conditions. Consulting a neurologist and dermatologist to evaluate the issue may be helpful. ...Read more

Tactile (Definition)

Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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