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Please help! I have this weird rash that look like little pimples, and don't itch?

Please help! I have this weird rash that look like little pimples, and don't itch?

See your doctor: You need a diagnosis and treatment. Your doctor will exam the rash and if necessary get a biopsy, and start treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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I have a red rash that covers most of my body some spots look like pimples and other spots look like welpes. I did drink a lot rum last nite?

I have a red rash that covers most of my body some spots look like pimples and other spots look like welpes. I did drink a lot rum last nite?

Rash: You should first review if you are taking any new medications or over the counter supplements. If so then take this information and be seen by a dermatologist for a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Fell off scooter 2months ago, got road rash on my shoulder- as it healed it got severely sunburned and now has bumps on it that look like whiteheads?

Fell off scooter 2months ago, got road rash on my shoulder- as it healed it got severely sunburned and now has bumps on it that look like whiteheads?

Milia: Milia are small cysts than can be caused by skin abrasions. Milia can also be caused by heavy skin care products and by prolonged exposure to the sun. Milia may also be caused by a facial burn or a blistering disease called porphyria cutanea tarda, or by a genetic condition that causes skin to become somewhat thickened. ...Read more

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I have a rash its beat red with things that look like pimples there's puss like substance with a bad odor under my entire right armpit what could it be?

I have a rash its beat red with things that look like pimples there's puss like substance with a bad odor under my entire right armpit what could it be?

Infection: It can be an infection of the sweat glands, it is time to see your doctor about it and they can help and see if you need to see a dermatologist if this is a recurring problem. ...Read more

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I think I got a heat rash on my neck from the heat a few days ago. The bumps are either red or look like whiteheads and are super itchy What can I do?

I think I got a heat rash on my neck from the heat a few days ago. The bumps are either red or look like whiteheads and are super itchy What can I do?

Heat Rash: A heat rash is usually red and non itchy. It often resolves with a cool compress and getting out of the heat. The fact that the rash is persisting and contains whit bumps suggests you were in contact with something you may be sensitive to. Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and a mild hydrocortisone cream topically to see if this helps. Follow up with your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a rash that start off as a small pimple and evolves to look like a burn mark. It's on my legs, waist, arms (severe) and neck. What can this be?

Exanthems (= rashes): Such as yours are often impossible to diagnose with out the MD having the advantage of " laying eyes on it." Photos of good resolution can help but won't supplant good clinical evaluation. There are so many possibilities it wouldn't help anything to try to narrow down with such little information. On the other hand, a good dermatologist usually can nail it in a few minutes in person. ...Read more

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Rash on belly and chest has spread to top thigh and under arm. Spread wide apart and itches. Doesn't look like a pimple and not flakey have had 1 week?

Rash on belly and chest has spread to top thigh and under arm. Spread wide apart and itches. Doesn't look like a pimple and not flakey have had 1 week?

See a doctor.: It is hard to diagnose a rash without seeing it. You should see a doctor who can determine the diagnosis and then prescribe the proper treatment. This could be hives, a contact rash, a bacterial infection or from a virus, among other possibilities. ...Read more

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I have these pimple like dots on my chest all over and they seem to be itchy now and it might be increasing in location now are they rashes?

I have these pimple like dots on my chest all over and they seem to be itchy now and it might be increasing in location now are they rashes?

Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. Sounds like yours may be infected. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are pimples or allergic rashes?

What are pimples or allergic rashes?

Itch vs irritation: An allergic skin reaction is often associated with itching and usually has no pus. Depends on the immune mechanism, it should lasts from hours to no more than a week without further contact. Pimples at your age usually occur around the mouth and are probably hormonally related. Pimples don't itch and there is also a white head associated with it. ...Read more

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I have some pimple and rashes on my hip what is the reason?

I have some pimple and rashes on my hip what is the reason?

Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what are pimples or allergic rashes, what's the difference?

Can you tell me what are pimples or allergic rashes, what's the difference?

Different diseases: Pimples is a layperson's name for the lesions of acne. There are several kinds of allergic rashes several: Allergic urticaria (hives); angioedema (swelling of the lips, eyelids, of the skin, hands, etc); atopic dermatitis (allergic eczema) affecting mainly babies and children, usually due to food or environmental allergy; allergic contact dermatitis (allergy to nickel, perfumes, soaps etc.) ...Read more

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My 14 month baby has tiny pimples all over her thigh. What causes rashes like that?

My 14 month baby has tiny pimples all over her thigh. What causes rashes like that?

Lots of causes...: ...Including allergy to diapers or baby wipes or moisturizing cream, or direct irritation by harsh soap. Could also be a virus, which is sometimes accompanied by a fever, but not always. There are other, more exotic causes; your quickest solution is to see your pediatrician or a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have never done sex, but I got something like rashes (red dots/sometimes a pimple) on my penis, and the rashs never hurts, is that a sexual decease?

I have never done sex, but I got something like rashes (red dots/sometimes a pimple) on my penis, and the rashs never hurts, is that a sexual decease?

No: If you have not had any sexual activity then the chance for std is near impossible. You could have an allergic reaction or other possible pathology's so you may need to get an evaluation to determine the cause. Remember you may get an std from other sexual activity, even if you haven't had sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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I have sensitive skin and the worse part is now I have facial rashes and pimple keep growing non-stop. I have tried many products but they did'n work.?

I have sensitive skin and the worse part is now I have facial rashes and pimple keep growing non-stop. I have tried many products but they did'n work.?

See a dermatologist.: If multiple products have failed, you need the help of a professional. See a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis and prescriptions tailored to your specific needs. ...Read more

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Can the ultra violet light help skin rashes/pimples/sores?

Can the ultra violet light help skin rashes/pimples/sores?

UV light: While uv light has been used to treat skin conditions including psoriasis, eczema, acne, etc., one should remember that excessive uv exposure has been linked to skin cancer and skin aging. See a dermatologist for treatment options for skin conditions. ...Read more

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I got some white rashes inside my mouth and a big pimple on my face. What should I do?

I got some white rashes inside my mouth and a big pimple on my face. What should I do?

Thrush?: The white patches are likely thrush, an overgrowth of candida yeast secondary to the powerful antibiotic (cleocin) you are using. Check with prescribing doctor. ...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