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Red spotted rash all over body?

Red spotted rash all over body?

Hives: This could honestly be a ton of things. .. But the most likely explanation is hives/urticaria. Try identifying what has changed since it started (new soap, laundry, food, etc), eliminating the "trigger" helps. Also, consider trying an antihistamine (ie, Benedryl / Zyrtec). If you have any problems breathing - go right to the ER. If it doesn't resolve in a few days, see your family doctor. G'luck ...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


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Why do I get these red rash all over?

Why do I get these red rash all over?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What can I do for a red rash all over my body?

What can I do for a red rash all over my body?

Derm app: There are so many rashes that exist, it would be best to see a doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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A red rash all over my 11mo old daughters body?

A red rash all over my 11mo old daughters body?

Hard to tell: There are several different things that can cause rashes on children. Check with your doctor if the rash is persistent, she has a fever or other symptoms or seems to feel sick. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red, bumpy rash all over body?

What to do if I have red, bumpy rash all over body?

Get eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Diffuse rash after spending week in tropics. Is in bikini zone?

Diffuse rash after spending week in tropics. Is in bikini zone?

Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, abdominal folds. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Patchy red rash all over?

What is the definition or description of: Patchy red rash all over?

Patchy red rash.: Irregular distribution of rash (change in the feel, consistency/ texture appearance or color of skin) that is erythematous and involves a large surface area of skin. ...Read more

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I keep getting this red round circle rash all over my body it comes and goes its ichy and irritating little bit painful?

I keep getting this red round circle rash all over my body it comes and goes its ichy and irritating little bit painful?

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at imgur. Com
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You can write to us again with the URL listed> will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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What is a diffuse rash like?

What is a diffuse rash like?

Diffuse: A diffuse rash is one that covers a significant portion of body surface area (i.e. Not a small bump or pimple). ...Read more

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My partner has a red circle rash all over his torso?

My partner has a red circle rash all over his torso?

Rash: Rashes can mean a viral illness (pitaryasis is common in the winter) or stds such as syphilis;, or even a fungal infection. It may be wise to get him seen for examination with a physician. ...Read more

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My daughter have tiny red rash all over her body whay could it be?

My daughter have tiny red rash all over her body whay could it be?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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There's red rash all over my body all of a sudden and it feels itchy. What should I do?

There's red rash all over my body all of a sudden and it feels itchy. What should I do?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy red rash all over my body for about 3 months. Its intensely itchy at night and it doesn't seem to be getting any better.

I've had an itchy red rash all over my body for about 3 months. Its intensely itchy at night and it doesn't seem to be getting any better.

See your doctor: The rash and itching can be secondary to different causes. It is advisable that you see your doctor and determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy rash all over my body. What could this be?

Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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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My 1 month old boy has red spotty rash all over face, what's wrong?

My 1 month old boy has red spotty rash all over face, what's wrong?

Patience: The 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 weeks of birth they break out for many weeks before the hormone levels begin to drop ; the acne disappears. Keeping the skin clean ; avoiding irritating soaps helps. Occasional use of a 1/2% hc once daily can calm some lesions. ...Read more

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Itching without rash all over my body, no reddness of my skin. Pls what can I do.

Itching without rash all over my body, no reddness of my skin. Pls what can I do.

Itch without Rash: May be do to a LARGE # medical conditions and you need to consult with a Medical Professional for some testing...the very first thing to do is ask yourself if you have been taking anything or eating anything "unusual" Have you used a new DETERGENT to wash your clothes.
Any PETS in the house....
In the meantime an OTC anti-histamine may be useful BENADRYL (Diphenhydramine) may help. ...Read more

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My friends daughter has a ichy red rash all over her body and she says it burns to. What could this be?

My friends daughter has a ichy red rash all over her body and she says it burns to. What could this be?

Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician if you develop any symptoms. ...Read more

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My son has got a rash all over his body and keeps itching it it started with a big red blob on his face which I didn't know where it come?

My son has got a rash all over his body and keeps itching it it started with a big red blob on his face which I didn't know where it come?

Skin hard to say: It's difficult to assess ski signs without looking at it. But a rash in a child starting with one red latch then having others particularly on the truck, suggests pityriasis rosea. This is a being rash thought to be caused by a virus that lasts about 3-4 weeks. Treatment is usually unnecessary. See picture. ...Read more

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9 month old diagnosed with roseola. I have red rash all over body. Dr says it's a virical rash, most likely roseola. Baby's ped says it can't be. Thks?

9 month old diagnosed with roseola. I have red rash all over body. Dr says it's a virical rash, most likely roseola. Baby's ped says it can't be. Thks?

Roseola: Adults generally do not get roseola. Roseola is a virus that children under 3 get (adults can get it but most people have already had it as an infant). Either way, viruses are self limited and require supportive care, fever control and hydration only. ...Read more

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What can cause red blisters, rash all over?

Red blisters Rash?: It is difficult to advice you based on your description, it could be contact dermatitis, chicken pox, allergic rash, or something else. You should see your doctor asap or go to the emergency room to find out what is the rash from. ...Read more

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Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

You: You could likely spread it to other parts of your body if you are not careful with washing your hands after manipulating the infected foot area. ...Read more

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Slight fever and soreness, followed by strange diffuse rash, what could it be?

Slight fever and soreness, followed by strange diffuse rash, what could it be?

What Age: The age of the patient makes a big difference. With the information given and the fact that fever is involved I would visit with your doctor now. ...Read more

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A red rash all over my 18 month old daughter, it is not itchy, and has a mild temp now. What could this be?

Many things: The most common cause of a red, bumpy rash with a fever in an 18 month old child is a viral exanthem (a rash with a viral illness). However, I would take her into her pediatrician to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What to do for the past 2 days I've gotten a bumpy red itchy rash all over my body. It only happens after my volleyball practice?

What to do for the past 2 days I've gotten a bumpy red itchy rash all over my body. It only happens after my volleyball practice?

Cholinergic urticari: This is called cholinergic urticaria occurring during the cooling off period after a rise in core body temperature. This can often be prevented by taking an antihistamine 1-2 hrs prior. This is not dangerous to your health and may go away after a few years. ...Read more

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My 4 year old was out in the sun yesterday and now he has a rash all over his body. They look like red bumps with white circles around them?

Rashes and sun: There are many potential causes for your son's rash such as insect bites, early viral illness, allergic reactions, photosensitivity etc. ...Read more

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I have a red/pink rash all over my body. Any ideas on what I could have? This rash is in blotchy/bubbly form and tends to become very stingy and I also keep changing from hot to cold flashes. I'm beginning to worry

I have a red/pink rash all over my body. Any ideas on what I could have? This rash is in blotchy/bubbly form and tends to become very stingy and I also keep changing from hot to cold flashes. I'm beginning to worry

See your doctor: There is no way to tell us everything we need to know to diagnose this range of symptoms in only 140 characters, and there is no way to adequately address what you need to do in only 400 characters. Symptoms such as these are often complex, and must be thoroughly addressed so that they don't worsen. You need to get evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Should I go to doctor for itchy red rash all over body?

Should I go to doctor for itchy red rash all over body?

Yes: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Rash All Over (Definition)

A generalized rash consists of lesions affecting a number of areas on the body which change the color, texture or ...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