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I have a red rash which affect my face and chest area which scratches me a lot and cause the area to flake up . If I use elidel (pimecrolimus) it goes away?

I have a red rash which affect my face and chest area which scratches me a lot and cause the area to flake up . If I use elidel (pimecrolimus) it goes away?

Red flaky face/chest: It sounds like you may have something called seborrheic dermatitis. Elidel (pimecrolimus) may be helpful, but alternate use of otc anti-dandruff shampoos a couple of times a week may be all you need. There are several types of skin problems that can cause what you describe, so your best bet is to see a dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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 have a red bumpy rash on my face back chest and arms, I had a scope done 2 days ago and was under anaesthetic, could u please help me out thanks?

I have a red bumpy rash on my face back chest and arms, I had a scope done 2 days ago and was under anaesthetic, could u please help me out thanks?

Rash: Have your doctor look at the rash. If it looks like hives it may be you are allergic to a medication you were given. A fine red bumpy rash may be more in keeping with something you came in contact with. Seeing it would help sort this out. Good luck with this, always confusing. ...Read more

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Advice please symptoms: red rash & spider ang. On chest & face, cvi, raynauds, joint pain stiff.& muscle aches, diffuse hair loss. Rf & sr low ANA - ?

Advice please symptoms: red rash & spider ang. On chest & face, cvi, raynauds, joint pain stiff.& muscle aches, diffuse hair loss. Rf & sr low ANA - ?

Mixed CTD: Sure sounds like a possible mixed connective disease syndrome even though serologies negative --- would refer to rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Was on high dose of predinsone for 2 1/2 weeks. Came off of it and developed a non itchy "rash" on face and chest that looks like bad acne. Is this co?

Was on high dose of predinsone for 2 1/2 weeks. Came off of it and developed a non itchy "rash" on face and chest that looks like bad acne. Is this co?

Expected: Acnes is a common side effects after high dose of prednisone. It will go away with time but if it bothers you a lot, ask your doctor to prescribe a retinoid cream for you. ...Read more

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This last week IV had extreme nausea were i can't eat or drink and vertigo the last hour IV vomit 5 times bile w/ rash on face and chest and flank pain?

This last week IV had extreme nausea were i can't eat or drink and vertigo the last hour IV vomit 5 times bile w/ rash on face and chest and flank pain?

Seek medical care: That's quite concerning. Please seek medical attention asap. With vertigo, you probably can't drive. Have someone drive you to the er or call the squad. Be well. ...Read more

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I have a rash on face, neck and chest. What could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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 more

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What could cause a skin rash on face, chest and back after the flu?

What could cause a skin rash on face, chest and back after the flu?

Rash after flu...: ...Raises the suspicion that it wasn't flu. Mono, scarlet fever, and roseola are some of the more common febrile illnesses that have rash as part of the picture. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Rash On Face (Definition)

Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more


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