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Does heat rash look like insect bites?

Does heat rash look like insect bites?

Usually not: Heat rash is a much finer tiny dots rash than most insect bites are. Also, tends to be more of a confluent rash that involves an entire area, whereas insect bites are more distinct lesions without as much of the reddish background one sees with a heat rash. ...Read more

Heat Rash (Definition)

The medical term is miliaria. A heat rash is a skin irritation that typically occurs during hot or humid weather. It results when sweat ducts are blocked, and sweat builds up under the skin. Symptoms of a heat rash include small red bumps and vesicles that ...Read more


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Skin that looks like a rash but doesn't itch?

Skin that looks like a rash but doesn't itch?

Needs visual eval ;: More history. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Does friction rash, heat rash look similar to razor rash and rash of fungal infection?

Does friction rash, heat rash look similar to razor rash and rash of fungal infection?

Fungal rash: Usually doesn't look like a friction rash or rash from razor burn, but they can appear atypical. It is best to have a knowledgeable provider look at it. One look is worth 1000 words. ...Read more

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Leg rash that looks like razor rash, very itchy and has spread. Any suggestions?

Leg rash that looks like razor rash, very itchy and has spread. Any suggestions?

Leg rash: Could be from shaving, if it's spreading it could be folliculitis. You might need an antibiotic so see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Strange red rash with freckle like insect bites that tingle on calf?

Strange red rash with freckle like insect bites that tingle on calf?

? : Have you brushed up against any soft cactuses? The small spines can cause same pinpoint red bumps that are itchy/ tingly. Other contact irritations may cause this type of reaction as well and the list of plant contact irritations is huge. ...Read more

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Can heat rash look like herpes on baby?

Can heat rash look like herpes on baby?

No: Herpes is a group of blisters. The blisters are usually in a small area, but rarely could be spread over a large area. Heat rash looks like red prickly bumps covering the area that got too warm. ...Read more

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I have what looks like a heat rash covering belly chest and back, is this heat rash or could it be something else? All the red bumps are raised

I have what looks like a heat rash covering belly chest and back, is this heat rash or could it be something else? All the red bumps are raised

See below: Heat Rash(Miliaria) occurs from blockage of sweat glands. Excessive sweating leads to overhydration of the outer layer of the skin, which is composed of dead cells. The excess accumulation of dead cells blocks the sweat glands and cause sweat to accumulate under the skin. This causes small papules(bumps) and vesicles(tiny blisters) to appear appear. SEE:..http://bit.ly/1CW6vnd ...Read more

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Skin rash looks like mosquito bites, is this normal?

Skin rash looks like mosquito bites, is this normal?

It is possible.: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Fever, headache, rash skin feels like sand paper in adult what is it?

Fever, headache, rash skin feels like sand paper in adult what is it?

Scarlet fever: Sounds like scarlet fever. It is a reaction to stre pinfection. See your doctor since the strep needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Rash that looks like scratches all over body?

Rash that looks like scratches all over body?

Please: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Itchy red rash looks like pimples could it be herpes?

Itchy red rash looks like pimples could it be herpes?

Possible: Herpetic rash tends to be in a cluster of small blisters that can be itchy or can burn and be painful. The blisters then can break leaving the area with shallow ulcers that will eventually crust over and go away --- to recur again at a later date. ...Read more

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Have bumps on body that look like welts feel like dry skin and itch?

Have bumps on body that look like welts feel like dry skin and itch?

Bumps: Please see your doctor. You may be helped there and you might also be referred to a specialist in welts. Wish you well. ...Read more

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Itchy goosebump like rash on arms and neck as well as genitals. Skin colored goosebumps until scratched, then red.

Itchy goosebump like rash on arms and neck as well as genitals. Skin colored goosebumps until scratched, then red.

Itchy goosebumps: YOU DO NOT SAY HOW LONG IT HAS BEEN GOING ON. NEW SOAP OR DETERGENT? COLOGNES? NEED LOTS OF DETAILS FROM YOU. SEE A DERMATOLOGIST IF IT PERSISTS. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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What kind of rash has skin that looks like bruising?

Bruising: There are many causes of bruising, some of which are quite important for you physically. If you have what is classically known as a bruise you cannot explain his presents, you need to see a dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Itchy, blotchy red rash on chest that seems to be spreading.

Itchy, blotchy red rash on chest that seems to be spreading.

Eval: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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What rash looks like a scratch?

What rash looks like a scratch?

Many possibilities: 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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What kind of rash that look like insect bite and it itches?

What kind of rash that look like insect bite and it itches?

Bite: Can be an insect bite and can also be hives. The rash needs to be examined by a doctor for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more