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A lacy, red rash has broken out across part of my baby's body. Do I need to bring her to a doctor, or is there a way to treat the rash from home?

A lacy, red rash has broken out across part of my baby's body. Do I need to bring her to a doctor, or is there a way to treat the rash from home?

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

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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I keep on having red rashes and it spreads in my body whenever I scratch it. Previous doctor told me it's urticaria. What's the best thing should I do?

I keep on having red rashes and it spreads in my body whenever I scratch it. Previous doctor told me it's urticaria. What's the best thing should I do?

Dermatographic: This can best be controlled with an antihistamine- if the rash only occurs with scratching. If they are raised without having been scratched, then they are hives which likewise can usually be controlled with antihistamne 2-4 x daily. ...Read more

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I have got rashes from benzoyl peroxide 10% I have stopped its use what can I do to treat these red swallon rashes plz help doctor?

I have got rashes from benzoyl peroxide 10% I have stopped its use what can I do to treat these red swallon rashes plz help doctor?

The benzoyl : Peroxide 10% might be too strong for you and you may be reacting to it. Stop using it and go see your doctor for an alternative medicine . You might need a lower percentage.Depends on skin type, a gel may be better over a cream or lotion. ...Read more

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How would doctors recommend i treat red rash on face after shaving?

How would doctors recommend i treat red rash on face after shaving?

Irritating: Can you go without shaving for 7--10 days ? Also try little shaving cream in small area on face for 20 minutes and wash it of see if it causes itchiness. Donot irritate the face everyday let it heal with otc 1 % h-c cream . Pure aloe helps too. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hi doc, just want to ask if its good to continue use of dermovate cream for my face, i have some redness in my face and rashes.

Hi doc, just want to ask if its good to continue use of dermovate cream for my face, i have  some redness in my face and rashes.

Steroids on face: Usual recommendation is to avoid using steroids on face if possible, if needed used them only for short duration ( unto 5 days ) and after discussing with doctor as redness on face could be due to allergy, infection etc . ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Have a red and tanish colored splotchy rash throughout my body , doctor says its just a heat rash but it never goes away , I am a diabetic..

Have a red and tanish colored splotchy rash throughout my body , doctor says its just a heat rash but it never goes away , I am a diabetic..

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more