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Red Rash All Over Body Not Itchy
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
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.
65 yr.Having non itchy peteichea red rash all over the body sparing face, neck and breasts for > 2 weeks.Hx of breast ca in 2010.What could it be?
Petechei: Petechei are small skin lesions that are caused by the leakage of a tiny amount of blood into the skin from a small capillary blood vessel. The blood vessel will leak if there is damage to the wall, produced by allergies, like auto immune disorders, or abnormal blood cells, or malignancy.They usually don't itch or hurt, and can occur anywhere. I would suggest you go to a doctor for a checkup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash all over body starts on head itchy but bearable, then spreads all over body rapidly first looks like nettle sting but then turns extremely red ?
Urticaria/Hives: Rarely, a reaction to medication, food, food additives, insects, parasites or infection is identified as an underlying cause of chronic hives. But in most cases, the cause of chronic hives is never identified, even after testing and monitoring symptoms. Heat, cold, pressure, sunlight or other environmental stimuli may worsen chronic hives. Certain meds such as aspirin, Ibuprofen can cause hives. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a rash all over my body apart from my face and stomach but it doesn't itchy it's just very red?
Probably viral rash: Rashes caused by allergies itch - so this one is not an allergy. Press on a spot for a second. The rash should fade away momentarily & then reappear. If it doesn't you have bruising in the skin - petechiae (see photo) - promptly see a doctor for that. If it does fade & you otherwise feel well give the rash a week or two. If it still doesn't fade away see your doctor then. ...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?
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