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My 4 yr old son suffers from itching, rashes and redness after every 7-10 days behind his knees & back of his thighs, hips and elbow joints?

My 4 yr old son suffers from itching, rashes and redness after every 7-10 days behind his knees & back of his thighs, hips and elbow joints?

Eczema: Eczema is a skin problem which causes dry, itchy skin, especially in the areas you mentioned. It can come and go for years. Bathe with plain water, only mild soap as needed, no scrubbing. Pat dry and apply a good moisturizer (no fragrance, thick, not a watery lotion) regularly. If it worsens and causes raw skin, see your doctor. ...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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Numbness on left side below waistline on hip for 4 days. No redness, pain or rash. Occasional itch. ?

Numbness on left side below waistline on hip for 4 days. No redness, pain or rash. Occasional itch. ?

Numbness: Numbness usually means some process involving a nerve. It could be something like having worn tight-at the waist clothing that caused some compression, or possibly arthritis or spinal disk problem, particularly after having done some physical work. Onset of shingles could be numbness, itch or pain. Since this is persisting, i would recommend a visit to your doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have rashes and itching on my hips ,genital areas and thighs for last 2 yrs.i have strong itching sensation & it turns into red sores.kindly suggest?

I have rashes and itching on my hips ,genital areas and thighs for last 2 yrs.i have strong itching sensation & it turns into red sores.kindly suggest?

CONTACT DERMATITIS?: DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS? IF SO, WHICH? Which soap and laundry do you use? ANYTHING NEW? Could be from having switched your soap or detergent. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a red rash on my hips all the way to my stomach. They are small dots that are red and not itchy. I also had some blood splots but they went awa?

I have a red rash on my hips all the way to my stomach. They are small dots that are red and not itchy. I also had some blood splots but they went awa?

Red dotted rash: I assume no trauma,. Would follow up with doctor urgent care today, May be a rash /dermatitis like eczema or early shingles ( unusual for dots to be shingles) or may be due to low platelets which is more serious,so F/U with doc/urgent care today.. ...Read more

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How can I cure this red, itchy round rash on both sides of my hips? Im a builder so i work outside in the cold a lot and wear thermal trousers

How can I cure this red, itchy round rash on both sides of my hips? Im a builder so i work outside in the cold a lot and wear thermal trousers

Rash on hips: Eczema is commonly seen on hips particularly in cold weather. Eczema is red/pink and scaly and can be very itchy. If eczema is mild, moisturizers like petroleum jelly or a fragrance-free dye-free cream 2-3 times a day may help. Over the counter cortisone creams may help as well, however, you have to make sure it is not something like a fungal infection that can look very similar to eczema. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a rash that apearred on both side of my hips, around my underwear elastic line, I've had it for about a year, round, red and itchy?

Hi,  I have a rash that apearred on both side of my hips, around my underwear elastic line, I've had it for about a year, round, red and itchy?

Unwanted rashes: You very well may be reacting to the laundry soap concentrated in the underwear elastic band. It may be nice to rewash all clothes like this in just water without laundry detergent an then letting your skin recover. If you are reacting to the elastic you may need a different type of underwear. A good skin doctor can help you sort all of this out. ...Read more

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I have a small rash on my lower hip/ upper left buttock. It doesn't itch, but it is red and painful. is it just a rash or something more?

I have a small rash on my lower hip/ upper left buttock. It doesn't itch, but it is red and painful. is it just a rash or something more?

See a dermatologist: Shingles (herpes zoster) is possible. Your description is too vague for diagnosis. You should be seen immediately because the treatment of shingles is much less effective after the first 2 or 3 days. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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