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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


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I have a non raised non ichy very small blochy red rash on my arm , any ideas what it may be?

I have a non raised non ichy very small blochy red rash on my arm , any ideas what it may be?

Show it to your MD: There are many sorts of rashes. If it doesn't itch then its not an allergic rash. Most rashes are benign; some are not. Please show this rash to your primary care physician who will either recognize and treat it or refer you to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I used nair Has been 3hours stings burns and is red blotchy rash breaking out I used ice did not help hoe can I relieve the pain and redness???

I used nair Has been 3hours 
stings burns and is red blotchy rash breaking out I  used ice did not help hoe can I relieve the pain and redness???

Reaction: This appears to be both a primary irritation as well as a possible allergic reaction to the NAIR. Take an antihistamine like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or Claritin; apply a cortisone type cream also. If severe redness spreads, or fever develops, have your physician examine and treat you. ...Read more

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I have some blotchy red rashes/pimples on my face (upper side of face near eyes). Face is very dry. I've been applying creams. Any natural remedies?

I have some blotchy red rashes/pimples on my face (upper side of face near eyes). Face is very dry. I've been applying creams. Any natural remedies?

? rosacea: I think you have rosacea, nickname-adult acne. First, avoid factors that cause a flare. Always wear an SPF 30+ sunscreen. Protect your face in cold weather with scarf/ski mask. Avoid touching your much. Wash with gentle cleanser (Dover, Cetaphil). Avoid skin products with alcohol. Some possible alternative medicines: chrysanthemum indicum, niacinamide, & azelaic acid creams. Good wishes! ...Read more

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Why when I take a NYC shower, I get red blotchy rash like marks on my body? Thanks

Why when I take a NYC shower, I get red blotchy rash like marks on my body? Thanks

Shower and rash: Hi, i don;t know what NYC shower is but there are couple possibilities here, if the water is hot then you might have water Hives. Please see a Dermatologits. ...Read more

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My 2 children both have a red blotchy rash which started on the facwe and spread not itchy ?

My 2 children both have a red blotchy rash which started on the facwe and spread not itchy ?

Fifth disease?: 5th disease (also called erythema infectiosum), which is a viral illness common in kids aged 5-15. The red rash on the face is usually distinctive making a child appear to have a "slapped cheek." the rash then spreads to the trunk, arms, & legs. It starts with a low-grade fever, headache, & mild cold-like symptoms. Then the illness seems to be gone until a rash appears a few days later. ...Read more

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Whenever I'm hot I have a red blotchy rash appear on my chest. Sometimes it will occur on my shoulders and face. What is this?

Whenever I'm hot I have a red blotchy rash appear on my chest. Sometimes it will occur on my shoulders and face. What is this?

See your physician: This is vasodilatation - a local body response to try to dissipate heat. It may e a response to a medication. Occasionally, it represents a chemical response to a serious medical problem. Even when no cause can be found, treatment is available to decrease the dilatation and flushing. You need to see your physician so he/she can evaluate the situation, clarify it and treat it. ...Read more

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Hi, i have a blotchy red rash on my lowerlegs appear after i shower, about ten minutes later it dissapears. Any chance this is a HIV rash? Just wanted to check.

Hi, i have a blotchy red rash on my lowerlegs appear after i shower, about ten minutes later it dissapears. Any chance this is a HIV rash? Just wanted to check.

Cholinergic urticari: This is more likely from cholinergic urticaria which can be triggered by any increase in core body temperature followed by a cooling down phase. This can be prevented by taking an antihistamine prior to the event if proved bothersome enough and is not a serious condition. HIV rash would not have let you off that easily. It is time for you to reconsider your sexual practice to avoid future worries ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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