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I have been ta been taking phenoxymethylpenicillin for four days now I have a flat red blotchy rash on hands and feet and it burns i'm also 12wks preg?

I have been ta been taking phenoxymethylpenicillin for four days now I have a flat red blotchy rash on hands and feet and it burns i'm also 12wks preg?

???allergic rxn???: Penicillins are safe in pregnancy but you could still be allergic to it. I would stop taking it; take 25mg of Benadryl (it may make you sleepy, so don't drive); call & show rash to your ob. If having shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, call 911 immediately & inform your ob. There are many antibiotics which can safely be substituted in pregnancy. Let your OB decide if allergy or just a rxn. ...Read more

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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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Hands/feet/ankles swell (2x size) & get red blotchy rash after eating any type food & become numb but painful prickling & tired, weak, confused?

Hands/feet/ankles swell (2x size) & get red blotchy rash after eating any type food & become numb but painful prickling & tired, weak, confused?

Watch salt intake: This could be a problem of salt intake being too high. Other alternatives that could cause swelling are glutens and dairy. I would check in with your primary care doc for a complete checkup ...Read more

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My 7 month old has blotchy rash over arms and legs with warm hands and feet is this bad?

My 7 month old has blotchy rash over arms and legs with warm hands and feet is this bad?

Fifths disease.: A blotchy rash on the arms and legs in a 7 month old infant speaks for fifths disease, a virus caused by parvovirus virus 19. ...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 a rash under my arms and on my hands and wrists. It's not itchy, just red and blotchy. Could this be part of tonsilitis?

I have a rash under my arms and on my hands and wrists. It's not itchy, just red and blotchy. Could this be part of tonsilitis?

Fever or medications: Did the rash appear along with a tonsillitis? Were you being treated for it? An infection can cause a rash and a medication can cause it too. If you were given an antibiotic and the rash appeared afterwards, call your doctor. ...Read more

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I get a red blotchy rash on my arms and chest we hen nervous but recently i drank some strawberry wine and broke out in the same rash any relation?

I get a red blotchy rash on my arms and chest we hen nervous but recently i drank some strawberry wine and broke out in the same rash any  relation?

Hand in hand: This has been known as "pudic erythema": a reaction to emotion/embarrassment, usually. It's perceived as "hyperexcitability of vaso-motor nerves" and can go hand in hand with urticarial (hives) reactions - a form of allergic reaction that can happen idiosyncratically (individual/unique to each person), like may be with strawberry wine. So, there is a correlation. Mention it to your primary md. ...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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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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