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What to do if I have red rash spread all over body and very itchy.?

What to do if I have red rash spread all over body and very itchy.?

Consider benadryl: To reduce itching. Frankly - can't make any specific recommendations without history & examination.

Dr. John Chiu
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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.

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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?

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.

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

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.

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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.

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I have a rash all over my body apart from my face and stomach but it doesn't itchy it's just very red?

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.

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I woke up with an itchy rash all over my body except my face and genitals. It started as tiny red bumps, now some are a little bigger, still red.?

I woke up with an itchy rash all over my body except my face and genitals. It started as tiny red bumps, now some are a little bigger, still red.?

More details: This can be a drug reaction, a viral infection, or the onset of a new skin condition. Given the scanty history and description, I would suggest that you try taking antihistamine to see if it helps. If the itching is intolerable or the rash is getting worse, need to see your doctor.

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I am 8 weeks pregnant & over the past 4days I have developed a severe red itchy rash all over my body ther are small itchy red lumps covering my skin?

I am 8 weeks pregnant & over the past 4days I have developed a severe red itchy rash all over my body ther are small itchy red lumps covering my skin?

Call your doctor: A rash during the first trimester of pregnancy needs to be discussed with your doctor. This can be something very complicated. If you don't have a doctor, get one early next week to discuss this.

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I've come out in a rash all over my body which is red and raised and when you touch it's warm and really itchy and I also have a blocked ear help??

I've come out in a rash all over my body which is red and raised and when you touch it's warm and really itchy and I also have a blocked ear help??

Hives/Urticaria: Sounds like hives. Most common cause is infection (often very minor in nature) resulting in activation of innate immune/autoimmune pathways in skin that trigger mast cells. Usually, hives resolve and we never know the cause. For other causes: http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/137362-overview#aw2aab6b2b3aa. A virtual consult to discuss triggers can help. If no contraindications, try otc Zyrtec (cetirizine)

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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?

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.

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Could my itchy red rash all over be an allergic reaction to sulfa?

Sulfa allergy: Allergic reactions to sulfa are fairly common. If a person develops a rash while taking a sulfa based medication, then it is likely the sulfa is to blame. Unfortunately, there is no blood test or allergy skin test to confirm sulfa allergy.

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3yr boy has red rash all over. Not itchy or sore, but a brown ring has also accured. Child is running around & playing. What can this be?

3yr boy has red rash all over. Not itchy or sore, but a brown ring has also accured. Child is running around & playing. What can this be?

Rash: While in med school, one professor used to say- there are 65 different causes of rash! anyways, most common are viral illnesses, allergies, fungal, yeast etc. If uniform dotted rash allover body, probably viral. Allergic rashes are irregular, of different sizes, shapes, sometimes bumpy, many time itchy. As long as your child is drinking well, playful, just buy some time, it will go away.

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