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My gal 15mth with hfmd, rashes with blister shown, will those ugly rash stay and leave scars? How long normally will it my gal skin back to normal?

My gal 15mth with hfmd, rashes with blister shown, will those ugly rash stay and leave scars? How long normally will it my gal skin back to normal?

HFMD: Viral infection usually takes 5-7 days for the rash to start drying up and the pain in throat due to vesicles to go away. Hfmd rash does not leave scars usually. Try to put some calming lotion like calamine so child doesn't scratch the bumps. ...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


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Does a rash leave a scar?

Does a rash leave a scar?

Depends: Most rashes do not leave a scar unless you scratch them repeatedly. A vasculitic type of skin rash (wherein the blood vessels have been attacked) often leaves a scar. ...Read more

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What will an oncologist suggest for a patient with 16 lbs weight loss, CT with small masses on liver and one on kidney, swollen lymph nodes, and scarring skin rash?

What will an oncologist suggest for a patient with 16 lbs weight loss, CT with small masses on liver and one on kidney, swollen lymph nodes, and scarring skin rash?

First, biopsy: The oncologist will likely recommend a biopsy to establish a diagnosis. Choice of therapy depends on (1) whether patient has cancer, (2) where it began, (3) where it has spread, and (4) overall health of the patient. ...Read more

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How are rashes related to liver problems?

How are rashes related to liver problems?

Many liver disorders: Especially viral hepatitis, can have a skin rash as part of the disorder. Your doctor can sort this out with a good history, physical exam and proper lab testing. ...Read more

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What could cause scar tissue in the liver?

What could cause scar tissue in the liver?

Cirrhosis: Scar tissue in the liver is also referred to as cirrhosis. It can be caused by excessive long term alcohol use, chronic hepatitis, bad fatty liver and some other more rare causes. ...Read more

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Will these painful sun rashes scar my skin?

Will these painful sun rashes scar my skin?

Depends on how bad: A sunburn is just that, a burn. Burns can be classified as 1st, 2nd, or 3rd degree. A mild sunburn, 1st degree, will get red and sore but will probably heal without scarring. A severe sunburn is like a 2nd degree burn with blistering of the skin. This more often can lead to freckling or scarring. Overexposure to the sun, regardless of burning, increases your risk of skin cancer later in life. ...Read more

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I have 2 tumors in my liver I have just found out the my MRI has shown a scar on one what could this be?

I have 2 tumors in my liver I have just found out the my MRI has shown a scar on one what could this be?

Tumor: The scarring is probably associated with inflammatory change in the tumor. Please ask the physician that ordered the scan to explain it to you. ...Read more

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Very high liver enz, not a drinker, biopsy shows scars, hepatologist don't know reason, enz won't go down. Where to go?

Very high liver enz, not a drinker, biopsy shows scars, hepatologist don't know reason, enz won't go down. Where to go?

Ask Liver Doc: The hepatologist is the expert in this case. Discuss with them and decide why the enzymes are up. If you are overweight, than heaptic steatosis is common and slowly losing weight may start to show your liver function tests going down over time. Either way, the liver specialist you have seen and who knows your case best, will be able to tell you what to do next. Write down questions and ask dr. ...Read more

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What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.

What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.

Herpes: Red, itchy, painful episodes of rash in the boxer shorts area is herpes until proven otherwise. Breakouts may occur during times of physical or mental stress. Treatment can include anti-virals, which may either be taken on an episodic or daily preventive basis. You can get a blood test that tells you whether it's hsv I or hsv ii. ...Read more

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I have been itching all over my body with rashes could this be from anxtiey it started about 4 days ago & icant stop itching sign of liver problem?

I have been itching all over my body with rashes could this be from anxtiey it started about 4 days ago & icant stop itching sign of liver problem?

Itching: Itching (pruritus) can be caused by: skin conditions, internal/systemiic diseases, drug reactions, skin/topical irritant exposure; nerve disorders; and pregnancy. Yes, liver disease iis one cause. Anxiety can cause itching, but not likely whole body x weeks. If itching effects whole body, seek help. Call your doctor today and make an appointment, as this usually indicates a systemic process. ...Read more

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I often have rashes in the folds of my joints every summer and would have black ugly scars. It sucks because I couldn't wear shorts or sandos! Help?

I often have rashes in the folds of my joints every summer and would have black ugly scars. It sucks because I couldn't wear shorts or sandos! Help?

What you describe...: ...Is relatively typical for eczema, a condition that involves dry and scaly skin, and can cause a lot of itch and even changes in skin color when it gets bad. It's often in the places you describe, and it can be very seasonal. Your doctor or a dermatologist should be able to easily confirm the diagnosis and provide treatment. ...Read more

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I been breaking out with rashes all over my body its realy itchy to the point I bleed been having this for months now! Leaves ugly scars when I itch!

I been breaking out with rashes all over my body its realy itchy to the point I bleed been having this for months now! Leaves ugly scars when I itch!

See doctor: Probably eczema, which is dry skin condition. But to make sure you don't have scabies, psoriasis or something else, you should be seen for a diagnosis. Then you can get effective treatment. ...Read more

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I started to have rashes on gorin area, doctors prescribed ketoconazole for me for months and this is curing the rashes very effectively. However I searched about the risk of fatal liver problem of the drug. Should I keep taking the drug?

Check with your PCP: The risk is very low when using ketoconazole in pulsed therapy (once per week for an extended period of time). Your risk of developing a problem with any drug depends on your particular constellation of medical problems. As long as you don't have a predisposition to developing liver damage and your doctor monitors you during treatment, you should be fine. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have scar tissue on my liver from a c section?

Is it normal to have scar tissue on my liver from a c section?

Probably not, but...: Data needed: 1) how big is your liver, ; how big is the lesion/scar? 2) how was it found ; how long has it been there (seen before c-section?) 3) enlarging, ; at what rate? 4) does it appear cystic, solid, linear? 5) is it causing symptoms? 6) do you have underlying liver disease? 7) has a tissue diagnosis (biopsy) been pursued? 8) more than one lesion/scar? Thanks for helping us help you. ...Read more

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My dr tried to perform an ablation & couldn't. He says I have scar tissue everywhere from my c sections including my liver, is that normal?

My dr tried to perform an ablation & couldn't. He says I have scar tissue everywhere from my c sections including my liver, is that normal?

Yes, but: Presuming you are referring to an endometrial ablation, scar tissue within the uterus can make it impossible to insert the instrument into the uterus. The only way adhesions outside the cavity of your uterus could affect this would be from tilting your uterus in a difficult angle. Sometimes this can be overcome with medications or a more experienced hysteroscopic surgeon. ...Read more

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Are rashes on hand caused by liver disease?

Are rashes on hand caused by liver disease?

Liver disease: What type of liver disease? And how does the rash look like? Try to attach a picture of the rash. ...Read more

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Can cetaphil help in preventing dark scar marks from occurring from insect bites and other skin rashes?

Can cetaphil help in preventing dark scar marks from occurring from insect bites and other skin rashes?

Won't prevent scar: But it will soften the area and help make it less noticeable. Normal insect bites shouldn't scar unless scratched open if this is a problem too try putting some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream on and covering with band aid. If you are dark pigmented and have dark scars try fade cream but don't use it close to your eyes. ...Read more

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Could liver help the scars and deep chicken pox scar to heal and smooth?

Could liver help the scars and deep chicken pox scar to heal and smooth?

I don't believe that: Ingesting liver will make any significant changes to scars. Recommend dermatology or plastic surgery consultation. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I rid scars on my face from acne and shaving rashes?

How can I rid scars on my face from acne and shaving rashes?

Professional help: You need to see your dermatologist and be evaluated before treatment can be recommended. Treatment ranges from topical and systemic medications to laser resurfacing. Also scarring from shaving needs to be addressed as well. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the red scars/spots/rashes where pimples were before, after years of battling with acne?? :)

How do I get rid of the red scars/spots/rashes where pimples were before, after years of battling with acne?? :)

See below: You may consult this site for information on this topic:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/acne/expert-answers/acne-scars/FAQ-20058101
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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My hb1ac came back slightly elevated and my blood sugar is slightly elevated also. I urinate frequently and get dizzy spells with rashes. Liver probs?

My hb1ac came back slightly elevated and my blood sugar is slightly elevated also. I urinate frequently and get dizzy spells with rashes. Liver probs?

Test results: No, there is no reason to think your liver function is impaired. This does not affect the HGB A1C or the urine.

If your blood sugar is elevated, it can cause you to urinate and feel dizzy. If it is significantly elevated, then a plan may be needed to help- such as exercise, nutrition, and possibly medication. Did your doctor give you a plan including any of these? ...Read more

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Liver cyst 2.3cm by 2.2 CM on ultrasound before surgery remove tubes and ovaries and lots scar tissue should I see specialist?

Liver cyst 2.3cm by 2.2 CM on ultrasound before surgery remove tubes and ovaries and lots scar tissue should I see specialist?

Primary doctor: Liver cysts are a common occurrence and are routinely found on imaging studies. I assume this cyst was found incidentally? Most cysts are benign and do not require any further testing. Ask your primary doctor to review the characterization of the cyst and consider the need for further studies. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimple scars, pimples, and these little pimple rashes I get by where there's a zit by my nose? Help please!

What is the best way to get rid of pimple scars, pimples, and these little pimple rashes I get by where there's a zit by my nose? Help please!

Don't squeeze: My advice Samuel is do not sqeeze. A dermatologist will help you with the scars for which there is good medicine. ...Read more

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I feel pain in legs. N my breath shortens when I go upstairs. Rashes on skin of thighs near knees on both legs like the scars due to scratching of nail?

I feel pain in legs. N my breath shortens when I go upstairs. Rashes on skin of thighs near knees on both legs like the scars due to scratching of nail?

Be seen: Many possibilities, I would encourage you to seen. One possibility in a 20 year old female is that you have developed a rheumatologist condition. Lupus is characterized by joint pain, rash, and some people can have cardiac involvement. This is not to say you have lupus, but I would be seen to have am accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can I get high liver enzymes due to prostatitis or scar tissue in the urinary tract due to past STD trauma?

Can I get high liver enzymes due to prostatitis or scar tissue in the urinary tract due to past STD trauma?

No: Look for another cause of elevated liver enzymes. Your physician might retest you after 2 weeks off alcohol and all meds, or go directly to screen for hepatitis b, hepatitis c, wilson's, hemochromatosis, and autoimmune hepatitis. You may just have the liver enzyme elevation that will benefit from getting into great physical shape. God luck. ...Read more

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I have several heart shaped rashes on my arms and one on my stomach. I've tried all kinds of ringworm creams assuming that's what it is. Left scars?

I have several heart shaped rashes on my arms and one on my stomach. I've tried all kinds of ringworm creams assuming that's what it is. Left scars?

Hard to say: A common truism about treatment is when appropriate measures don't fix a problem the diagnosis is likely wrong. Skin rashes can represent infections, local reactions, allergies or systemic illness. Diagnosis is often easy when seen by a trained observer. If your treatment for ringworm isn't working it is likely not ringworm. To find out what it is and treatment options will need a visit. ...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


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more