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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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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


Dr. Lorrie Klein
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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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Dr. Payam Rafat
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I have a rash in between my legs almost like razor burn. How can I remove it?

I have a rash in between my legs almost like razor burn. How can I remove it?

Depends on the cause: 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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What do you recommend if I have a lot of rashes on my leg and im wondering should I be worried?

In order to provide: You with reassurance or treatment recommendations - the rash needs to medically evaluated. There are a number of difference causes for rashes. ...Read more

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Dr. Mohammed Karim
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What do you recommend if I have a lot of rashes on my leg?

What do you recommend if I have a lot of rashes on my leg?

See a doc: You need a physical examintion and evalution. Talk to your PCP ...Read more

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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
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Does dry skin rashes follow the vains up the leg?

Does dry skin rashes follow the vains up the leg?

Yes: So called "venous eczema" are skin changes that can overlie varicose veins, and are due to the underlying venous hypertension. They can be moisturized, and should get better with compression, or if you have surgery on your veins. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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Should I use a different detergent if my baby keeps getting rashes on her leg?

Should I use a different detergent if my baby keeps getting rashes on her leg?

Usually won't matter: Recurrent rashes on the arms and legs of babies are often eczema, which appears as reddened, rough, dry skin areas. On severe eczema areas, the skin will get tiny cracks that ooze moisture. Changing the laundry detergent usually doesn't make a difference in the rash, but parents can try using no detergent for 2-3 weeks and see if the rash resolves (just wash the laundry with hot or warm water). ...Read more

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Dr. Aradhna Saxena
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How long do leg heat rashes stay?

How long do leg heat rashes stay?

Variable: Depends on cause, but usually no more than a few weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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I'm a woman use a men's razor for my legs and underarms. I get a much closer and smoother shave. Should i continue or buy womens razor?

I'm a woman use a men's razor for my legs and underarms. I get a much closer and smoother shave. Should i continue or buy womens razor?

Whatever works best: If a men's razor works best, then one can continue using a men's razor. If it does an awesome job, then one should stock up on those razors, in case the company stops making them. ...Read more

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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


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