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Can adults get fifth disease without face rash? Last week had cold symptoms now for a week I've had red blotchy rash on arms and legs, worse in heat

Can adults get fifth disease without face rash? Last week had cold symptoms now for a week I've had red blotchy rash on arms and legs, worse in heat

Parvovirus B-19: Yes, you can have fifth disease without developing a facial eruption. That does not mean that you have this, but that this presentation is possible. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Rash On Face (Definition)

Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more


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2 and 4 yr old siblings always have rash on face/body. Usually cheeks/limbs, top of feet. Worse w/heat and sun. Raised, red, warm, blotchy, not itchy

2 and 4 yr old siblings always have rash on face/body. Usually cheeks/limbs, top of feet. Worse w/heat and sun. Raised, red, warm, blotchy, not itchy

Based on D history: You've given, heat rash is the primary consideration. It could be from skin sensitivity to the sun or from blood vessels opening up with increased blood flow after sun exposure. Get them checked also for allergic, atopic and contact dermatitis. Best wishes! .http://www.m.webmd.com/children/skin-rashes-in-children-treatment. ...Read more

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Red blotchy rash on my arms neck back and stomach?

Red blotchy rash on my arms neck back and stomach?

probably an allergy: With this distribution and without symptoms of infection like fever, malaise or joint pains this probably represents an allergy. Diagnosis would depend on the appearance and distribution of the rash. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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After tanning, I developed red blotchy rash on neck and a prickly skin color rash on inner arm?

After tanning, I developed red blotchy rash on neck and a prickly skin color rash on inner arm?

Check this out: If this has not gone away I would suggest checking it out. It's hard to say what this may be without seeing it. Skin cancer is always a possibility. Also, a biopsy may be necessary. ...Read more

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Face rash, occurred after sweating in humid envr. Spread all over face and neck. Raised, little red nodules, have substance in them.

Face rash, occurred after sweating in humid envr. Spread all over face and neck. Raised, little red nodules, have substance in them.

Heat Rash?: The only way to be know for sure, is to have your rash looked at by a doc. However, the rash you describe is likely from the heat and is either an irritant or a minor skin infection of the hair follicles. Wash it well with soap and water to see if is would clear in a day or so. If not check it out with your doc. ...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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I've got an itchy rash on my neck chest jaw and face. Its red and blotchy. What could it be?

I've got an itchy rash on my neck chest jaw and face. Its red and blotchy. What could it be?

Hard to say but: Depends on how long you have had it... Did it occur in the past .... Possibly contact allergy(? New soap detergent makeup etc) hives can occur for no obvious reason., try Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrtec (read labels) if no better see your dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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Small bumpy rash on face and neck appears after 1 or 2 sips of alcohol on empty stomach. Lg amts of food, water and time makes it go away. Allergy?

Small bumpy rash on face and neck appears after 1 or 2 sips of alcohol on empty stomach. Lg amts of food, water and time makes it go away. Allergy?

Unlikely but possibl: Alcohol itself is unlikely to trigger an allergic reaction although flushing is a side effect. Ingredients in beer may cause allergic reaction. If rash is itchy, this increases the chance that it may be an allergy. The small amount ingested could be consistent with allergy and it is not unusual for mild allergic reactions to resolve spontaneously with time. If continues to occur see allergist. ...Read more

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I have a rash on face, neck and chest. What could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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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Fever for three days then rash on face, neck and chest, 1 year old. The rash blanches when pressed and doesn't appear to bother her.?

See below: This could be roseola. A common infection in kids to about 2 1/2 years of age. The rash should last about 4 days, then resolve. I would have your child seen. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on face, skin redness or irritation and dry or cracking skin and scalp and eyebrows. What Can I do to treat it?

I am experiencing  rash on face, skin redness or irritation and dry or cracking skin and scalp and eyebrows. What Can I do to treat it?

Seborrhea: This sounds like what is called seborrheic dermatitis or seborrhea. First try to use a water based moisturizer such as Cetaphyl. If this doesn't work try over the counter cortisone, twice a day for 2-3 days at a time. If you still are having trouble, then go see your dermatologist. Unfortunately, seborrhea is a chronic condition. There is no cure for it. So treat it only when it's active. ...Read more

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Rash on face, arms n neck on 35 day old baby. Developed 2 weeks after birth. Stopped using prescrb'd Mylocort-aquas mix. Nw using medicated Aquas. Seems 2 b clearing thoug face feels a bit rough. Is this something 2 b alarmed abt? His Paed thinks not

Rash on face, arms n neck on 35 day old baby. Developed 2 weeks after birth. Stopped using prescrb'd Mylocort-aquas mix. Nw using medicated Aquas. Seems 2 b clearing thoug face feels a bit rough. Is this something 2 b alarmed abt? His Paed thinks not

Baby acne: Baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not respond, but within 1-3 weeks after birth they break out for many weeks until the hormone levels drop & the acne disappears. Keeping the skin clean ; avoiding irritating soaps helps.It has no relationship to allergy. If it persists > 3mo needs eval ...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