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I didn't shower yesterday, and it's been hot. I ran today, showered, then noticed a red, prickly rash on the sides of my waist. Not itchy. Heat rash?

I didn't shower yesterday, and it's been hot. I ran today, showered, then noticed a red, prickly rash on the sides of my waist. Not itchy. Heat rash?

Rash: It may be miliaria, heat rash you are referring to or perhaps it may be an irritant contact dermatitis. If it doesn't resolve after showering and cooling or continues to worsen, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been on citralopram for a year and have recently had a red rash appear round my waist and hips. It's not itchy, could it be a side effect?

I have been on citralopram for a year and have recently had a red rash appear round my waist and hips. It's not itchy, could it be a side effect?

Unlikely: Most side effects occur within the first çohple of weeks of tf a king a medication. What you decibels sounds more like a contact dermatitis to a new laundry detergent or new pants or under garments. A drug rash would usually be all over the body. I would suggest you have it checked out if it persists, but I dooub f any connection to citalopram ...Read more

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Hi, I have developed itchy red bumps nd rashes between my left side of stomach nd waist!

Hi, I have developed itchy red bumps nd rashes between my left side of stomach nd waist!

Rash: Itchy red bumps could be anything- contact dermatitis, eczema, insect bites. Make sure it is not vesicular in nature (because you will need to see your doctor) and to take photos. Take some antihistamine. Apply steroid cream for the itch. Beware of impetigo, this will need to be treated with antibiotics ...Read more

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Skin across the shoulders, neck, forearms, a patch on my side above waist, ankle, very quickly intensely itchy, swollen, red, lymph leakage, 1st time.

Skin across the shoulders, neck, forearms, a patch on my side above waist, ankle, very quickly intensely itchy, swollen, red, lymph leakage, 1st time.

Be seen: It sounds like you are having a reaction to something. It can be a contact dermatitis, or it can be a sustemic reaction to something. A detailed exam, history, and usually some medications including probably a steroid are usually indicated. ...Read more

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Has red pus filled bumps from his waist down very hot to the touch and is complaining of pain?

Has red pus filled bumps from his waist down very hot to the touch and is complaining of pain?

See MD: Difficult to diagnose a rash without seeing it. Could be a skin infection or insect bites. He needs to see his physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a red rash on the inside bend of my elbows waist and knees?

I have a red rash on the inside bend of my elbows waist and knees?

Probably fungal: Given the location of your rash, this may be a fungal infection. Try some lotrimin (clotrimazole) (antifungal)
also take measures to reduce moisture in these areas. ...Read more

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I have a red bumpy rash on my shins, waist, tops of my feet, forearms and my chest is red and rashy looking as well as immflamed.?

I have a red bumpy rash on my shins, waist, tops of my feet, forearms and my chest is red and rashy looking as well as immflamed.?

Get eval: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can shingles start as just on small red spot on the waist? No pain there at all.

Can shingles start as just on small red spot on the waist? No pain there at all.

Less likely: The blistering shingles rash usually appears as a band around one side of your waist area to your back, although it can occur anywhere on your body. You will likely feel a burning sensation or pain in the area before the rash appears. Shingles is less likly without pain.
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I have red bumps that itch like crazy. After a while they turn into one big scaley patch. They are above my brow and waist line. What could this be?

I have red bumps that itch like crazy. After a while they turn into one big scaley patch. They are above my brow and waist line. What could this be?

Infection?: It is difficult from brief description but scabies is an infection that is very itchy at night. Any condition that is this itchy needs medical attention as soon as possible for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi there I have got red spot with black dot on my waist. It started three days ago. Its very itchy and painful. Its spreading also. Please help me. Thnx?

Hi there I have got red spot with black dot on my waist. It started three days ago. Its very itchy and painful. Its spreading also. Please help me. Thnx?

See a doctor: If it is getting larger, it could be an infection. You should see a doctor as soon as you can. Meanwhile, you could ice it and take some benadryl, (diphenhydramine) in case it is a localized allergic reaction to a bite. ...Read more

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I have tiny red really itchy bumps around the back of my waist. Is it shingles?

I have tiny red really itchy bumps around the back of my waist. Is it shingles?

Half way?: Shingles does not cross the midline of the body. If this is the case, it can be shingles which may cause itching at first to be followed by pain. Consult your doctor to find out if an antiviral drug may be needed. If it does cross the midline of the body, then there may be many other causes. ...Read more

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I am 17 now but due to studies, spending time at home I have got huge fats in my thigh area & got red stretchmarks near waist and thigh joint. Plz help?

I am 17 now but due to studies, spending time at home I have got huge fats in my thigh area & got red stretchmarks near waist and thigh joint. Plz help?

Diet & exercise.: It's right to focus on your studies, but not at the expense of your health. Make sure that you still eat a healthy, portion-controlled diet and exercise regularly. The exercise will actually help your mental acuity, which will help your studies of course. And get enough sleep, too, as sleep deprivation can contribute to overweight. ...Read more

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My fianceé has these not huge but medium size red bumps on his stomach near his waist line, he say sometimes he notices them but sometimes doesn't.

My fianceé has these not huge but medium size red bumps on his stomach near his waist line, he say sometimes he notices them but sometimes doesn't.

There are quite a: Few potential diagnoses for what you describe. Some of these are contagious or potentially serious. Unfortunately this cannot be evaluated over the internet without being able to see and examine the areas. Make an appointment with a health care provider for examination and potentially culture. ...Read more

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Lips burning sensation no blisters. But red dot that isn't blistered. I have hsv2 but below waist. Could it be above belt from oral? How know?

Lips burning sensation no blisters. But red dot that isn't blistered. I have hsv2 but below waist. Could it be above belt from oral? How know?

Testing: The herpes virus generally associated with oral blistering (and its prodromal symptoms: burning, itching) is type i, and genital type ii, but it is possible for type ii to be orally manifested. You can be tested to differentiate the type of virus. Be safe! Good luck! ...Read more

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About a week ago I notice red pimple like bumps all over my chest, waist line, shoulder and neck. The itching is mild and some of them are scaly red cir?

About a week ago I notice red pimple like bumps all over my chest, waist line, shoulder and neck. The itching is mild and some of them are scaly red cir?

Skin: If you started a new medication this could be a reaction. If so contact you doctor about the condition. If not you should drop a dermatologist so they can have a look before you start treating. Treatment would typically involve an ointment with steroid once a diagnosis can be made. In the short term there are several over the counter treatments for itching like cortisone. ...Read more

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I am having red or fluid-filled blisters around my abdomen and waist areas in 3days. Is it shingles and do I need to go and see doctor?

I am having red or fluid-filled blisters around my abdomen and waist areas in 3days. Is it shingles and do I need to go and see doctor?

Possibly: Skin conditions are extremely difficult to evaluate without actually seeing the lesions. Unfortunately, words no matter how descriptive, cannot replace actually seeing the skin. Best to see your family doctor, internist or dermatologist to get an exact answer. ...Read more

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I've been sweating a lot the last three days and was only able to shower today. Numerous hair follicles on my waist are red & raised, not itchy. Why?

I've been sweating a lot the last three days and was only able to shower today. Numerous hair follicles on my waist are red & raised, not itchy. Why?

Foliculitis: It sounds like a folliculitis the follicles became inflames probably by the sweating and not washing it off.
Warm soaks should help and to make sure any sweat is washed off. If it worsen see your physician ...Read more

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5 small red bumps 1inch below my waist pubic area-Not infected hairs &are irritated could they be warts that transferred from legs by using same razor

5 small red bumps 1inch below my waist pubic area-Not infected hairs &are irritated could they be warts that transferred from legs by using same razor

Many possibilities: There are several possibilities here. You may have warts (condyloma), molluscum contagiosum, folliculitis, or ingrown hairs. I suggest you have these bumps evaluated by your a physician as they may be infectious and may require either a procedure or a prescription medication. All of the above can be exacerbated by shaving. ...Read more

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Cramp/pain on both sides of waist. Constant unfulfilled need to pee, pink when I wipe. I don't have insurance and I'm unemployed what can I do?

Cramp/pain on both sides of waist. Constant unfulfilled need to pee, pink when I wipe. I don't have insurance and I'm unemployed what can I do?

Consider: Going to a community hospital. Tell them your situation and ask them to let you apply for charity care. It will provide you with free care for one year at that hospital if you qualify. Good luck. ...Read more

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Constant pain on both sides of waist, unfulfilled need to pee, pink when wipe. I know it could be UTI but can't go to the doctors what can I do otc?

Constant pain on both sides of waist, unfulfilled need to pee, pink when wipe. I know it could be UTI but can't go to the doctors what can I do otc?

OTC phenazopyridine: Cranberry juice & otc Phenazopyridine can sometimes help w/pain associated w/utis (bladder or kidney infections). But they won't solve problem, just mask it. You really need to go see your family doc. If (lack of) insurance is the issue, check out http://www. Alvinblin. Com/p/low-cost-medicaldentalpharmacy-options. Html to find low cost or even free options for medical care. Don't wait. Good luck! ...Read more

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Cramps/constant pain on both sides of waist, constant unfulfilled need to pee. I know it could be a UTI but I don't have health insurance what do I do?

Cramps/constant pain on both sides of waist, constant unfulfilled need to pee. I know it could be a UTI but I don't have health insurance what do I do?

Not a medical issue: This is a financial question. You can pay the doctor out of pocket, or go to an emergency room and be billed for payment by the hospital. If there is a clinic or university program nearby they may accept you without payment. Best wishes for a good outcome. ...Read more

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I have a pain on both sides of my waist towards my lower back and its been like this for almost a week and it even hurts then I I have a pain on both sides of my waist towards my lower back and its been like this for almost a week and it even hurts then

I have a pain on both sides of my waist towards my lower back and its been like this for almost a week and it even hurts then I I have a pain on both sides of my waist towards my lower back and its been like this for almost a week and it even hurts then

This: This could be musculoskeletal in origin (strained muscle) or be a sign of a urinary tract infection or even a kidney stone, or dehydration. Have you tried tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil? Warm compresses? If so and this helped, then you may be dealing with a muscle sprain or even spasm. If not, you should schedule a visit with your primary care provider for a complete evaluation and treatment as deemed necessary.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have aching pain on both sides of my waist it can be below & above the belt it hurts mostly when I walk also on the sides of my butt?

I have aching pain on both sides of my waist it can be below & above the belt it hurts mostly when I walk also on the sides of my butt?

LBP: Difficult to guess......without your age, duration, other associated medical condition. Simply......Aleve (naproxen), heat, rest will help. If already done, Physical therapy will help. Xray lower spine may be needed eventually if not better/recurrent. ...Read more

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Hi I have pain on both sides below the ribs and above the waist line radiating to back. I have got ultrasound done but everything is fine.?

Numerous possibiliti: Pain at waistline radiating to back can be from many causes-kidney and bladder problems, aortic aneurysms, spinal and disc issues, liver, intestinal and gallbladder issues. It sounds like more exam and testing are in order ...Read more