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Red Itchy Rash Under Eyes
I have a red, swollen and itchy rash under both eyes. Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) 1% hydrocortisone on the rash?
Eye Lid Dermatitis: Eyelid eczema is usually due to an irritation from a cosmetic or other substance, but can be due to allergy (allergic contact dermatitis), rubbing (neurodermatitis), or atopic dermatitis. Eyelid skin is different from skin elsewhere. For one thing, it is very thin, so irritants and allergens penetrate the skin rapidly. You can try 1% Hydrocortisone but you have to find the cause. ...Read more
What can a dry red patchy/itchy rash on my chest, face, eye lids be caused by? Had same rash awhile ago and it went away within a week. Its back now
Many possibilities: 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
I've had a sore throat, faint itchy rash on neck/chest and bloodshot eyes for 4 days. Temp in 99 range and tired. Should I see a doctor or just a viru?
After 7-10 days: It looks like you have a cold but if this lasts more than 10 days or is getting worse, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Can my child get a non-itchy rash as an allergic reaction to her body wash? I noticed since changing her wash, she now has flat red rashes on her.
Yes, it is possible:
Although It is not common to get an allergic rash as a reaction to the body wash, but it is possible. She should be checked by her pediatrician to be sure that it is an allergic rash and not a something else.
Changing the body wash in addition to use of a mild antihistaminic medicine would solve this problem ...Read more
Eyelid rashes are sacs that develop inside or just beneath the skin layer, it is also known as eye lid pimple
it can be caused by certain drugs, sunburn, heat, dry skin, lupus, nail polish coming in contact with eyelids, eye drops, contact lenses and can be due to fungal infection. ...Read more
In my elbo pit, I have for some time, itchy rash, the whole area is red, the intensity of the itch and redness changes during the day and night.
Eczema?: This is a common location for atopic dermatitis, or eczema. Taking a lukewarm bath followed by application of an emollient cream/lotion can help. Topical OTC hydrocortisone helps too. Also, examine if you have made any recent changes in skin care products, laundry detergents, etc which might be causing the reaction. ...Read more
I am experiencing arm pain and itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritati...
Please see eval asap:
Given the severity of your symptoms, I would recommend seeking eval in person at an urgent care center. Rashes are very common, but also need to be visualized before prescribing treatment. We also need to determine if your arm pain is from the rash or if there is another issue going on. Hope you can get treated soon, best wishes ...Read more
What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.
Allergic reaction: Usually rashes on the top of your feet are casued by some type of allergic reaction or contact dermatits. With your lower legs involved I would rule out edema/swelling as an issue as well. Your socks or shoes could be creating the rash on your feet more so if they got wet while wearing them or if you have changed soaps or detergents. If the rash persists or returns get examined by a doctor. ...Read more
Puffy under eye, itchy rash under arms, congested. Slow onset. Lasted only noon till next morning. No food allergy. I work at day care center.
Has this resolved?: Sounds like an allergy- maybe a cream or perfume/body spray/detergent or something that you touched with your fingers (then touched your eye/arms, etc.). If you are not taking other medicines and are not allergic, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be helpful. You should see a doctor if symptoms persist. Think about anything new you may have been exposed to- whether at the day care or at home. ...Read more
Dermatologist did some cauterization on my some moles I had on my face. Now my eye and little above cheek bone has broke out in a itchy rash. Help!
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Painful, itchy rash on palms of hands & soles of feet, followed shortly by acute infection of 1 eye (treated) but rash persists. Herpes Zoster?
Experiencing itchy rash. Also describe me: Skin redness/irritation and Allergic reaction. What should I do? Hand arms and legs mostly hands& arms help
Too little info: Most skin rashes need to be examined in order to offer meaningful insight. In the case of a reaction, a discussion about potential exposures is also necessary. ...Read more
My boyfriend has a red itchy rash under his foreskin. I don't have hiv/std, we haven't had sex but we've done foreplay. We don't know what it is, help?
Red itchy rash under breast and groin area it looks like sun burn with bumps. I'm itchy all over but no rash other then those areas. What can this be?
Yeast infection?: If you are overweight, the areas under the breasts, the love handle, and the groin are more susceptible to candida infection. If this applies to you, try to keep these areas dry by using antiperspirant. In the meanwhile try some anti-fungal cream on the areas for a few days. If still not improved after a week, see you doctor. For overweight people, losing some weight should be a long-term goal. ...Read more
Red itchy rash under breasts and on woman area. Now a week later spreading toward stomach, inner legs, belly. Itches so bad. Creams are NOT working?
What creams: Are not working? Have you tried lamasil twice a day? ...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
We cannot see: The photo in your file. This is HealthTap BASIC - not the one of the treatment/ consult sites on HealthTap. ...Read more
Needs to be seen: This could be an infection or allergy. You need to see a health care practitioner to determine the cause. ...Read more
Hard to tell: Without seeing the rash it is very difficult to know. It sounds like simple things but it should be seen in order to treat it properly. ...Read more
I have red itchy rash from the anus to the vagina what might be the cause and how can I treat them?
Need 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 got battery acid corrosive on my arm and now I have a red itchy rash with white bumps. How should I treat it?
After taking out my tampon I developed a pain around my vagina that turned into a red itchy rash what could that be?
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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
What causes an itchy rash that is a red patch with little bumps in it and is located on the inside of my upper arm near my arm pit.?
Not sure - eczema?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
For a month I have had small itchy red bumps on both elbows and for 8 months I have had a scaly itchy rash under my butt, what could this be?
Psoriasis?: Psoriasis involves both these areas and could fit with this description. There are many different prescription creams as wells intralesional treatment which can help this condition. An effective over the counter product to alleviate the symptoms is scytera foam. If the response is inadequate see dermatologist for evaluation amd treatment. ...Read more
I have had a very itchy rash surrounding my armpits and sides of the neck for a few weeks now. Sometimes it'll appear inside my elbows. Very red.?
See a doctor: Cannot diagnose without seeing this. Could be one of many different things. Show to a primary care physician and get an opinion. ...Read more