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Red Rash All Over Body Not Itchy
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.
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
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
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
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 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
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. ...Read more
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?
Ive 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) ...Read more
A red rash all over my 18 month old daughter, it is not itchy, and has a mild temp now. What could this be?
I am travelling in Costa Rica and Panama and have developed an itchy, red rash all over that looks like small raised bumps. It is also on the soles of?
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. ...Read more
I have a painful red rash all over my buttocks, hips, upper thighs and sides. They are very red, "angry looking". Were itchy for a brief time?
Not shingles: See a dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
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. ...Read more
Hey?Am having a rash all over my stomache and it's itchy .Little red bumps can it be herpes? Only my stomach
Unlikely: Herpes usually affects a small patch of skin, not a large area (like your entire abdomen). There is usually a raised reddish area with a cluster of tiny fluid-filled blisters. They may itch, but usually there is tenderness over the skin even before the bumps appear and there is more pain or irritation than itching. The bumps open up and become tiny scabs as they heal. See a derm if it persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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