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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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Hi I have a rashes on both of my wrist. Around a year, and now spreading to my fingers. Its pale in color and kinda have a scale pattern.

Hi I have a rashes on both of my wrist. Around a year, and now spreading to my fingers. Its pale in color and kinda have a scale pattern.

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

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I have non itchy rashes like pimples on my right arm (wrist to elbow) and a little on left arm. I am not on medication or has changed my diet.?

I have non itchy rashes like pimples on my right arm (wrist to elbow) and a little on left arm. I am not on medication or has changed my diet.?

Recent rash?: This may be from a viral infection or a drug reaction. If the problem goes away after 10 days, don't worry about it. If the rash persists, then see a dermatologist. If pus is present, consider impetigo It is unlikely to be an allergic reaction in the absence of itching. ...Read more

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Can someone have lupus even if the only symptom is bilateraljoint pain in hands, shoulder, knees, wrist? (-)rashes, photosensitivity, weakness, fatigue, fever

Can someone have lupus even if the only symptom is bilateraljoint pain in hands, shoulder, knees, wrist? (-)rashes, photosensitivity, weakness, fatigue, fever

Of Course; ; Hope No: Lupus erythematosus is a notoriously variable disease process, from person to person ; time to time. Since which portions of their body the person's immune system is currently targeting, ; to what degree, varies widely, the consequences also vary widely. Even with high quality lab, diagnosis is problematic ; while treatment outcome, by only medications, can help, outcomes are rarely very good. ...Read more

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Re-occurring severe itch on my Left hand under middle finger near the center of my palm. Just that small spot. No rash. Should I wait or see the doc?

Re-occurring severe itch on my Left hand under middle finger near the center of my palm. Just that small spot. No rash. Should I wait or see the doc?

Skin itch: Re-occurring severe itch on my Left hand under middle finger near the center of my palm. Just that small spot. No rash. Should I wait or see the doc? ANS: perfect for a live video consult. I am her for next 4 hrs. ...Read more

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I am taking hyomax and have developed a small rash on my wrists and ankles.

I am taking hyomax and have developed a small rash on my wrists and ankles.

Hyomax: Hyomax can dry you up. It it probakbly drying out your skin which is secondarily causing your itching. ...Read more

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Hi my partner has a rash on his wrist he only gets it though when he wears his watch or a bracelet can someone tell me what the best thing to do for it please.?

Hi my partner has a rash on his wrist he only gets it though when he wears his watch or a bracelet can someone tell me what the best thing to do for it please.?

Allergy: He is probably allergic to the materials that make the watch or bracelet such as sterling silver, sliver plated, steel, titanium etc. I recommend find out and avoid to wear those materials that he is allergic to. ...Read more

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Weird rash on my wrists from outdoors that's spreading?

Many possibilities: 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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Hi, A month ago I had simultaneously non itch rash on the bottom of both wrists. I neglected them because they were non-symptomatic.

A skin rash...: ...that is otherwise asymptomatic, symmetric, only occurring once, and transient (has already disappeared) is not particularly concerning. The time when the rash is actually present is the best time to be evaluated by a physician, so the rash can be observed. ...Read more

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How to treat a neoprene rash on my wrists?

How to treat a neoprene rash on my wrists?

Avoid all rubber: Avoidance of all rubber /latex is the key. In the meanwhile try otc Hydrocortisone cream to calm it down. ...Read more

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Rash that wraps around my wrist appeared, any ideas?

Rash that wraps around my wrist appeared, any ideas?

? allergic to nickel: You are either allergic to nickel or when you wash your hands soap remains under the wrist watch and that irritates your skin. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Wrist rash?

What is the definition or description of: Wrist rash?

Wrist rash: A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not be painful or itch. The wrist connects the hand to the arm. ...Read more

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What could have caused these blotches of red on my cheeks and rash on my wrist?

What could have caused these blotches of red on my cheeks and rash on my wrist?

Too many possible: There are just too many rashes that it could be. Have it seen by the doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more

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Are there any skin transferable diseases that cause a wrist rash?

Are there any skin transferable diseases that cause a wrist rash?

WRIST RASH: One common transferable disease that can occur on the wrist is a ringworm (fungal) infection. Are you around any cats or dogs? Another can be impetigo. Do you wrestle? See a dermatologist if it doesn't disappear in a few days. Without actually seeing your rash it's impossible to k now. ...Read more

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What kind of rash do you get on inside of wrist and inside of elbow?

What kind of rash do you get on inside of wrist and inside of elbow?

See a dermatologist: There are several hundred possibilities. See a dermatologist to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Rash on inside of both wrists? Little red dots...Help?! alergy? Should I be worried? Slightly itchyy

Rash on inside of both wrists? Little red dots...Help?! alergy? Should I be worried? Slightly itchyy

Difficult to answer: It is very difficult to diagnose a rash like the one you describe without actually seeing it in person. I would recommend seeing you primary care physician. ...Read more

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I have a very irritating harsh rash on my right wrist. It was making me go crazy. I couldn't stop myself from it. I put cortisone 10.

I have a very irritating harsh rash on my right wrist. It was making me go crazy. I couldn't stop myself from it. I put cortisone 10.

Watch on that hand?: If the rashes on the hand that you wear your watch you may be allergic to nickel. You could make the diagnosis yourself I just switching your watch to the other hand. Another possibility is that when you wash your hands you do not rinse the soap completely from that area and it is the soap that is irritating your wrist. ...Read more

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Rash only on wrist, some have turned into sores. Had for over 2 weeks now. What could it be and what can I do for it? It's itchy and burns

Rash only on wrist, some have turned into sores. Had for over 2 weeks now. What could it be and what can I do for it? It's itchy and burns

Let your parents: Know. This will likely have to be evaluated in person for an accurate diagnosis. After the cause has been identified - a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have worn my evoshield for a while with sweat building up and I wash it after every game. There is a reduction to the rash on my wrist. Help?

I have worn my evoshield for a while with sweat building up and I wash it after every game. There is a reduction to the rash on my wrist. Help?

Contact Dermatitis?: You might be developing a hypersensitivity to the material the device is made of (like latex) I'm a hand surgeon who specializes in sports conditions of the upper extremity and I have seen a number of patients develop contact dermatitis to these. I would apply otc Hydrocortisone for about 5 days to the rash and not use the evoshield. If it doesn't clear I would consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a red circle on my wrist little bigger than half dollar sized. No rash. Looks like I rested my wrist on something circular?

I woke up this morning with a red circle on my wrist little bigger than half dollar sized. No rash. Looks like I rested my wrist on something circular?

Spider bite: Could be from a spider bite you suffered while sleeping. Generally painless bite. If expands and develops a central area of dark tissue, would get it looked it. Avoid scratching it. Can get Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream over he counter if itches. If fever chills, get it looked at. ...Read more

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Why am I breaking out in a mildly itchy rash on my wrist?

Why am I breaking out in a mildly itchy rash on my wrist?

Rash: It is possible that you have developed an allergy to something. A good review of anything that may be coming into contact with the involved area may help you determine if allergy is likely. Otherwise having a dermatologist evaluate the rash would help you. ...Read more

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Wrist pain and a rash up my arm out of nowhere, what is it?

Wrist pain and a rash up my arm out of nowhere, what is it?

See a doctor: Pain associated with a rash can be caused by several conditions, including shingles (herpes zoster) and rheumatic fever (lyme disease) to name a few. The only way to know what is causing your symptoms is to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a rash on left wrist not itchy and no bumps. Any suggetions?

I have a rash on left wrist not itchy and no bumps. Any suggetions?

Culture: If the rash is scaly, it could be fungal, i.e. Ringworm. As such a scrapping for KOH or culture for fungus would be confirmatory. However, your rash could be a result of some other cause. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a rash on forearm near wrist that itches so bad it hurts. What is it?

Rash: This is a complex question that needs a detailed history. Briefly if you are wearing a watch or bracelet take it off from that wrist. If both wrists are effected, it can be different things from eczema to scabies. See your doctor first. ...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