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Husband has very red skin w/yellow blisters in his crotch and inside leg area. Temperature 99.9. Yesterday just looked like a heat rash w/itching and burning. Today seems much worse. The reddest I have ever seen

This : This rash could be a few different things. - impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria - either streptococcus or staph. This needs to be treated with antibiotics. - contact dermatitis is skin inflammation. It can be caused by plants such as poison ivy or poison oak or it can be from contact of a chemical or item that a person is particularly sensitive to. This is usually treated with steroid creams or oral steroids. - viral illness such as chicken pox, shingles or herpes can also cause painful blisters on a red base. This can be treated with anti-virals or just needs to run its course depending on the severity of the infection. The best thing to do is to contact his doctor and have him seen, since each possible problem requires different treatments. Good luck. ...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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I have sting burning between my legs and red rash on bottom of feet palm of hands what is it?

I  have sting burning between my legs  and red rash on bottom of feet palm of hands what is it?

Rash: You should see you doctor or a dermatologist to have your rash evaluated. There are a number of different possibilities and they can't be diagnosed without examination and testing history of the development of the rash as well as fungal cultures will be helpful. Treatment before adequate diagnosis may make it more difficult to diagnose. ...Read more

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Itchy slightly burning rash on my arms, hands, fingers, legs and scrotum. Its not raised, but is slightly red. No distinct shape. No meds or allergy?

Itchy slightly burning rash on my arms, hands, fingers, legs and scrotum.  Its not raised, but is slightly red. No distinct shape. No meds or allergy?

Here are some ...: Since not urgent, so, still make effort to watch & identify potential offending factors in living environment and lifestyles besides tracing down if any family members have similar conditions as yours or if it's related with seasonal or hot muddy weather. Hopefully, you may find the causes for your itchy rashes in time after exhausting personal & professional efforts so to live on more comfortably ...Read more

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When I eat oatmeal my legs and feet swell. The swelling is also accompanied with burning and redness,like from retaining water. Why does this happen?

When I eat oatmeal my legs and feet swell. The swelling is also accompanied with burning and redness,like from retaining water. Why does this happen?

Poss oat allergy: I would see your doctor and be tested for an oat allergy. I would avoid oat products until confirmed either way. If a true allergy the reactions could escalate ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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All of a sudden both of my feet swelled up, began to itch and burn. The itching and burning goes up the legs to the knees. No redness. Didn't walk a l?

All of a sudden both of my feet swelled up, began to itch and burn. The itching and burning goes up the legs to the knees. No redness. Didn't walk a l?

You should see a : Doctor there are many reasons feet can swell including but not limited to high blood pressure, incompetent veins, lymphedema, kidney dysfunction, side effect of medication etc...itching and or burning is not uncommon when someone has swelling of extremities. You need to find out the etiology of the swelling. ...Read more

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I have loss of muscle i have burning pains in my back stomach and legs itchy skin burning throat mucousy stools rashes appearing on body any ideas plz?

I have loss of muscle i have burning pains in my back stomach and legs itchy skin burning throat mucousy stools rashes appearing on body any ideas plz?

See a doctor: You describe so many symptoms that it very difficult to tell what is going on, especially without some type of time frame (i.e. How long these symptoms have been going on?) Rashes appearing on your body could be a sign of a serious reaction to something. You should be evaluated by a doctor. Seeing a rash is usually the most important diagnostic technique. ...Read more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
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Apply sunscreen
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Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
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The skin by scrotum and legs is making a lot of foul clear slime. Start last night with redness and burning. What is it and what do I do?

The skin by scrotum and legs is making a lot of  foul clear slime. Start last night with redness and burning.  What is it and what do I do?

Foul clear slime: Sounds like you may have a fungal infection, some antifungal cream, frequent showers and medicated powder may help but check with your physician. ...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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