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After 1 beer or glass of wine, I get an itchy, red, raised rash covering my entire left hip and thig?

After 1 beer or glass of wine, I get an itchy, red, raised rash covering my entire left hip and thig?

Sounds like hives: It sounds like you are having urticaria (hives) and i agree that it is probably an allergy to a preservative in the beer and wine- possibly sulfites. When it happens you can try taking an over-the-counter antihistamine like benedryl or zyrtec (cetirizine). Also consider seeing an allergist for allergy testing. Unfortunately it may be difficult to find beer or wine that is completely sulfite-free. ...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 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

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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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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've had extreme itching and bruising from my knees up to my hips for 6 weeks. No rash, bumps or redness. I haven't changed dials and I am not allergi?

I've had extreme itching and bruising from my knees up to my hips for 6 weeks. No rash, bumps or redness. I haven't changed dials and I am not allergi?

Itch and bruises: Extreme itching without a rash can be caused by dry skin, diabetes, prickly heat, hyperthyroidism, polycythemia(too many red blood cells) as well as other diseases like lymphoma. If the bruises are not from scratching, a bone marrow or hematologic disorder is suspected. Your physician should evaluate you and order appropriate tests and referrals to specialists may be advised. ...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