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Red Itchy Blotchy Rash
Depends on the cause: 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
Non raised, non itchy, red blotchy rash on arms and legs only for 5 days now, taken strong antihistamines but it's getting worse doctor is unsure?
Red splotchy rash: You may have erythema infectiosum or fifth's disease which is a harmless viral exanthem. ...Read more
I think I've taken a reaction to spot treatment and have red, painful, itchy, blotchy rashes on my face. How do I get rid of it? What should I do?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on. ...Read more
Two brothers I know have a similar red, blotchy, itchy rash all over their bodies. It is not egzima (sp?) and has been there for 3 months. What is it?
I have a red, blotchy itchy rash on my legs and feet. A cool bath helped but not fir long, I've also tried a antihistamine and a cream for bites?
Unsure of diagnosis.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
Acute Urticaria/Hive: Acute urticaria (hives) is common, affecting 20% of the population. Acute hives resolve within 6 weeks (most patients fit into this category). Hives can become chronic if last more than 6 weeks. Common viral/bacterial infections can trigger an outbreak like bronchitis. Medications, foods, and stings can also cause acute hives but have the potential to lead to more serious complications. ...Read more
Eval: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
I have a red blotchy, non-itchy rash that started on my abdomen and has spread up onto my chest, is not painful, does not itch.?
Derm eval.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
12 yr. Old had 1st period 5 months ago. Past 2 cycles she's in bed w/fatigue & an itchy red rash that's blotchy & raised all over her. Is this normal?
I have a red, blotchy and itchy rash on my thigh. No pus but it is dry. I currently 14 weeks pregnant. What can be used until I see my ob?
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
Check this out: I think you mean Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) which is used to treat or prevent malaria. Plaquenil is also used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. There are many possible adverse side effects to this drug. You should call your prescribing physician immediately to discuss this. ...Read more
Non raised red blotchy rash on hands and feet so itchy keeping me awake all night been a week now dr says viral rash can they itch and what can I do?
I had fever and chills 2 days ago, followed by a blotchy rash that is itchy and slightly warm. It is on the back of my lower leg -starting to lessen?
Hope you are better: Glad you are getting better. Of you get worse, you need to go to your doctor for proper Exam and right treatment ...Read more
What causes a rash, red, blotchy, then solid red, on trunk, chest. Not itchy. Hot. No new products on skin or injested.
See Dr.: Unfortunately, rashes are almost impossible to diagnose over the computer. There are multiple causes of rashes, ranging from various allergies to diseases such as lymes, etc. The rash could be somehting simple or something associated with an other underlying condition. See a dr. To get a clinical exam, as the majority of rashes are easy to treat once properly diagnosed. Goodluck. ...Read more
My 2.5 year old daughter has itchy inflamed red blotchy palms with a raised tiny bump rash across them.?
Could be the start of a viral illness
The enteroviruses, including the coxsackieviruses cause
s rash that includes tender blisters in the mouth and tongue as well as on the palms and soles of the hands and the feet. Occasionally the rash will also occur on the buttocks or the genital area. Young children have a general feeling of being ill (malaise) and are often cranky with a depressed appetite ...Read more
Should see doc: Many types of rash present in this way. If completely new, then my initial thoughts would be hives vs fungal infection vs contact allergy. Taking a short acting Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (antihistamine) may improve the itching, which would be indicative of hives. These would be most likely to persist (come and go) for 3-10 days. If so, then begin a longer acting med like cetirizine. OTC antifungal if scaling rash ...Read more
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 bumpy, itchy rash on the top of my feet and on one knee. it starts out red and blotchy and then it turns my foot purple. itching is severe.?
Rash:red, blotchy, not raised/itchy/painful/spreading, cortizone/antihistamine didn't help. Not in skin crevice-front/side of knee, one area for 2 months
I have developed a rash on my neck. Red and blotchy in that not well defined edges. Gets worse with sun exposure. Not scaly, itchy or painful. Just red. Also have a lesion/sore in mouth on palate show up at same time. Unsure if related.?
Unfortunately it: Will be impossible to diagnose you over the internet since we cannot see your rash or your oral lesion. These findings could easily be related to an autoimmune process or your medications. You need to make an appointment with your health care provider to discuss these new findings. Don't delay. ...Read more
I have had severe upper rhespiratory problems due to allergies for the past few days but today they re better but now after taking a Claritin and a hot shower I have a blotchy red rash on my arms and legs it s not itchy but I m wondering what the cause mi
Viral? Allergic?: Blotchy appearing reddish rashes can occur when the blood flow in the tiny vessels at the skin's surface change, such as in an allergic rash, a viral rash, or in reaction to changes in skin temperature. Viral infections that cause cold symptoms and other symptoms can sometimes cause such skin patterns (fifth disease, caused by a virus, can cause reddish patterns). A doctor can evaluate if needed. ...Read more
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
Rash appeared suddenly, somewhat blotchy, red bumps all over my stomach, thighs, chest, and arms. Not itchy. Haven't changed anything: detergent etc.
My son has a red blotch rash on his hips, shoulders and chest. He has no fever and is generally normal in himself but its itchy.
Hi I have a rash that moves from 1 part of my body to the next it's red blochy patches that are very very itchy and sore even the palms of my hands?
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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