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Rash That Stings
Perioral dermatitis: The word ‘perioral’ means ‘around the mouth’ while dermatitis stands for ‘inflammation of the skin’. It is actually an inflammation of the facial skin due to the development of small eruptions around the mouth. It is commonly seen in young women. But it sometimes also affects men. In this condition, you can see papules or tiny red bumps around the lips. There is also a burning sensation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Allergic reactions to bee stings are characterized by symptoms away from the site of the sting. If all of the reaction to a sting - blisters, swelling, redness - are all directly connected to the site of the sting, it's a large local reaction. If you get stung on the foot and get hives on your arms, or your throat swells or you start to wheeze - those are allergic reactions. See an allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash on leg that itches but doesn't look like poison ivy it feels like there are little insects running around when it gets itchy?
See a dermatologist: Unless you have traveled someplace tropical the chances this is an insect infestation are low. However, until you have been examined "bugs" cannot be ruled out. I do recommend you be seen by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Is this Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) allergic reaction? Hives that began as what looked like many mosquito bites then turned into welts..
Have rash's on my body that last for 20min before it appears skin feels itchy hot when scratched bumps appear like mosquito bites No skin conditions?
Allergic reaction concern my arms itch dry flaking skin on my face i get mosquito like bites it comes and goes without mosquito biting? Strange any rs
Many answers: There are many potential answers to your question. However dry skin is often associated with itching with any rash. Avoid using scented or anti-bacterial soap and apply a good moisturizer all over within 3 minutes after bathing. Also try some otc Hydrocortisone cream on the rash for a few days if this doesn't help after a week, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Blistery rash, red & swollen all over hands. Starting to spread up wrists & on feet. Very itchy. Is it an allergic reaction?
Probably no STD: Syphilis can cause a body-wide rash, but not hive-like and usually not itchy. If you think you're at risk for STDs, get tested. But an STD is not a likely cause of this rash. Most rashes like this are due to drug allergy -- which could include an STD drug if you're on treatment. In that case, contact the doctor treating you. Good luck! ...Read more
Skin burns and feels prickly before rash outbreak, rash inches, scratching causes pain and then skin looks like it has been burned, fever before rash ?
Rash symptoms: red splotches, itchy. Not poison ivy. Reoccurs sporadically. Nothing new has been introduced to my lifestyle. What could this be?
No diagnosis here: It's impossible to say what your rash might be without seeing it and taking a much better history than you are giving here. You may have mild atopic dermatitis or contact dermatitis or a mild fungal infection or something else entirely. Dermatologists have to learn about 600 skin conditions for their boards, i'm told. If this rash bothers you, why not take advantage of one of them? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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