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I continually get a sort of rash on only one arm and only on the bicep. It consists of lots of small red dots that dry up. It's only ever on one arm.

I continually get a sort of rash on only one arm and only on the bicep. It consists of lots of small red dots that dry up. It's only ever on one arm.

Eczema/dermatitis: A rash that is itchy and scaly is possibly eczema or ringworm (not a real worm, but a name for a fungal infection). Rashes that come and go when it is in contact with something like a watch, rubber band/hair tie, etc can be contact dermatitis, which is due to irritated skin. Eczema and dermatitis can be treated with over the counter hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


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I have a red rash all over my body it itches a lot there are red bumps on my biceps and dry red circles on my body aswell?

I have a red rash all over my body it itches a lot there are red bumps on my biceps and dry red circles on my body aswell?

Allergic Reaction: You have developed generalized allergic reaction to something .
Did you go to woods and got exposed to plants like Poison Oak/Ivy? or got bitten by insects/Mosquitos.
Exposure to new Detergent, Medicine,food,
Rx Wash entire body with soap and water,apply Hydrocortisone or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream if you have. Take oral Antihistaminics.
If Short of breath go to ER.
If not better by AM go to your Doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy red rash looks like petichiae (pink red pin spots) raises up when itched.Crook of elbow-bicep-stomach. Platelets are 160-230. Do petich. Itch?

Itchy red rash looks like petichiae (pink red pin spots) raises up when itched.Crook of elbow-bicep-stomach. Platelets are 160-230. Do petich. Itch?

Platelet count ok: You should not get symptoms of low platlets until your count drops to around 50
also petichiae in general do not itch. You probably have a fungal rash based on the location, but could be allergies as well.

See your doc. ...Read more

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What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.

What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.

Herpes: Red, itchy, painful episodes of rash in the boxer shorts area is herpes until proven otherwise. Breakouts may occur during times of physical or mental stress. Treatment can include anti-virals, which may either be taken on an episodic or daily preventive basis. You can get a blood test that tells you whether it's hsv i or hsv ii. ...Read more

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A itchy redness or rash has appeared on my inner foreskin recently. Antiseptic cream helps but it never goes away. No other symptoms. Should i worry ?

A itchy redness or rash has appeared on my inner foreskin recently. Antiseptic cream helps but it never goes away. No other symptoms. Should i worry ?

Balanitis: Sounds like Balanitis. One can try some over the counter steroid and antifungal creams. You may have to get a prescription. Depending on your risk factors and the size of the 'bumps' one could consider herpes. ...Read more

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Is this redness but without rash a symptom of acne rosacea?

Is this redness but without rash a symptom of acne rosacea?

Can be: Mild rosacea gives you only some redness. Most of the case, it gets worse as you get aged with harmful uv and/or other factors (sometime wine or even social gathering). ...Read more

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My teenage son has poison oak. What can I do to relieve his symptoms? (itchy, redness, rash)

My teenage son has poison oak. What can I do to relieve his symptoms? (itchy, redness, rash)

Poison oak: If you have a moderate to severe rash, you may need to see your doctor. He or she may prescribe corticosteroid pills. These medicines may help improve or clear up the rash more quickly. Prescription corticosteroid creams, ointments, gels, or shots may also be used. ...Read more

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Causes for 2yr old son small red raised rashes just behind rt ear? No other symptoms showing. No temp. Feeling ok otherwise.

Causes for 2yr old son small red raised rashes just behind rt ear? No other symptoms showing. No temp. Feeling ok otherwise.

see pediatrician: It is difficult to answer without being able to visualize the rash. The possibilities are endless. Have the child's pediatrician take a look. ...Read more

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Can bacterial vaginosis present external vaginal symptoms only such as redness/irritation/rash?

Can bacterial vaginosis present external vaginal symptoms only such as redness/irritation/rash?

Not usually: but a yeast infection certainly can or hypersensitivity reaction to scented, colored toilet paper, soap, detergent, etc. ...Read more

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My neck and chest feels sore to touch, similar sensation to sunburn (but it's not). There is no rash, redness or other symptoms. What could this be?

My neck and chest feels sore to touch, similar sensation to sunburn (but  it's not). There is no rash, redness or other symptoms. What could this be?

Tenderness,dysthesia: Such tenderness, if it's the skin, without rash or redness, suggests a hypersensitivity of skin disorder. I would look for deficiencies of magnesium,calcium,iron,vitamin b12, and also check thyroid status. Anxiety is a possible cause also. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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I have mildly red + flaky rashes around the mouth and nose-crease area. I don't know how they appeared. Would Mederma help reduce the symptoms at all?

I have mildly red + flaky rashes around the mouth and nose-crease area. I don't know how they appeared. Would Mederma help reduce the symptoms at all?

Mederma for scars: Mederma is an over-the-counter medication that is indicated for the use of scar reduction. It should not be used to treat any other dermatologic conditions. It would be useful to visit your doctor for assessment of your condition. ...Read more

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Strange symptoms: varying body temp (96.3-99.2), always cold, intermittent chills, fatigue, and face redness/rash. Wbc normal. ?

Strange symptoms: varying body temp (96.3-99.2), always cold, intermittent chills, fatigue, and face redness/rash.  Wbc normal. ?

How long: It all depends on the duration of your symptoms.If the fever has been dragging on for a long time, you need a good work up, start with your primary and they may refer you to an infectious disease specialist if need be. ...Read more

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Red spot like rashes on the tip of my penis, itchiness and slight pain, moist and foul smell are some symptoms i have. Which type of doctor to go to?

Red spot like rashes on the tip of my penis, itchiness and slight pain, moist and foul smell are some symptoms i have. Which type of doctor to go to?

Urologist or dermato: I assume you have a foreskin. Circumcision will cure it. Most men just need to learn how to manage it. It is due to tiny amount of urine fermenting under foreskin. In the shower, always pull back the skin so you can rinse it out. After passing urine, keep the skin back and blot or rinse under it. OTC azole creams (miconazole, clotrimazole, ketoconazole) will help. Modified, clear Castellani soluti ...Read more

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How long after taking steroids can redness rashes heal?

How long after taking steroids can redness rashes heal?

Red rashes: Steroids can clear red red rashes in several days depending on the strength, but prolonged use can cause red rashes. Obviously, the drug has to be used carefully. ...Read more

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Son broke out in red widespread rash not itchy. Mostly on his face. No other symptoms. What could it be?

Son broke out in red widespread rash not itchy. Mostly on his face. No other symptoms. What could it be?

Probably viral: If rash is not itchy, it's most probably viral. Viral rashes are self-limited and last several days. However if rash is very small, rough to touch and starts spreading with concentration in the skin folds, it's a good idea to check for strep throat. ...Read more

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My 10months old baby been having rashes & redness ard his anus. Usually 3-1week recover. Comes and go easily.

My 10months old baby been having rashes & redness ard his anus. Usually 3-1week recover. Comes and go easily.

Pruritus ani: We call this condition as pruritus ani. Commonest cause is intolerance to milk products. If you are using formula milk/ pasturized milk which we adults use from groceries , consult your paediatrician who will recommend the right formula,substituting a non lactose containing preparation. ...Read more

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I got a rash that was red and hot on my face and that was my only symptom. Its happened twice in the past 4 months. What could it be?

I got a rash that was red and hot on my face and that was my only symptom. Its happened twice in the past 4 months. What could it be?

Rosacea: I'm guessing rosacea, but it could be a drug eruption or a few other things. Next time it happens, get thee to a dermatologist quickly and find out for sure. ...Read more

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I woke up with a swollen area on the medial aspect of my humerus around the area of my bicep some minor redness but painful when palpated i?

I woke up with a swollen area on the medial aspect of my humerus around the area of my bicep some minor redness but painful when palpated i?

Tendon rutuptur: Most likely rupture biceps tendon ?Could you bend your arm normally ?
If you I am wrong may be something else. ...Read more

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I was doing lateral dumbbell raises in the gym and felt a pop in my bicep. no swelling or redness, slight pain when lifting objects. what should i do?

Referral: I suggest seeing an Orthopedic surgeon for a check up to be on the safe side. If there is any damage to any of your tissues it could get worse without proper treatment. ...Read more

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What does ichiness redness rashes and bumps mean when they apear on boobs?

What does ichiness redness rashes and bumps mean when they apear on boobs?

Breast rash: It could be several conditions for a proper evaluation you will need an exam by your physician. Some possibilities including, but not limited to could be anything form a heat rash to a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Age 51 woman rash looks like little red raised bumps. Could it be symptoms of menopause ?

Age 51 woman rash looks like little red raised bumps. Could it be symptoms of menopause ?

No: Rash is not a symptom of menopause. Hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings are all associated with menopause. You are considered to be menopausal when you have not had a period in 12 months. ...Read more

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A chest n abdonemen red blotches about 2 wks is this a possible sign of HIV or does other symptoms have to accompany a rash for possible HIV?

A chest n abdonemen red blotches about 2 wks is this a possible sign of HIV or does other symptoms have to accompany a rash for possible HIV?

Get tested: As I mentioned earlier, rashes can occur at any stage of the disease, or not at all. If you have any concern, get tested, there are effective treatments available for HIV infection. ...Read more

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I develop itchiness, redness and painful rashes in my neck when i sweat. What could it be? And how to manage it?

I develop itchiness, redness and painful rashes in my neck when i sweat. What could it be? And how to manage it?

Hives: You may have cholinergic urticaria (hives) which are triggered by sweating and increased temperature. It is treated with antihistamines. See an allergist for confirmation and treatment. ...Read more

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Bit by deer tick 3 days ago, small red area with no progression, doesn't itch or isn't rash like and have no symptoms. Normal reaction?

Bit by deer tick 3 days ago, small red area with no progression, doesn't itch or isn't rash like and have no symptoms. Normal reaction?

Rash from tick bite: Tick mouth parts can remain in skin after tick removal and cause a small red bump at the site. If you have the tick, your dr. Can send it to the lab to determine type of tick. A preventative dose of antibiotics is usually given for a tick bite. I also recommend testing for lyme disease now and in 6 weeks to see if there are antibodies to lyme. Skin bump may need to be excised. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more