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I have a red rash on my right hip, i feel a burning, itching and pain. Dont think it's poison ivy, maybe shingles? Nothing on torso, just my hip & leg

I have a red rash on my right hip, i feel a burning, itching and pain. Dont think it's poison ivy, maybe shingles? Nothing on torso, just my hip & leg

Dermatology Consult: There are many potential causes for the rash you are describing. Without a thorough examination and possibly other testing, the cause cannot be determined. The best specialist to evaluate this kind of problem would be a dermatologist. ...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


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Rash developed on my right hip. Started as 3 red bumps that have turned a bit purple. Clear liquid when popped. Surrounded by a few red rash marks. ?

Rash developed on my right hip. Started as 3 red bumps that have turned a bit purple. Clear liquid when popped. Surrounded by a few red rash marks. ?

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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I have rashes/blister on the majority side of my right hip. It possibly could have been from Epsom salt. Does not itch just burns.

I have rashes/blister on the majority side of my right hip. It possibly could have been from Epsom salt. Does not itch just burns.

Rashes must be seen.: My first reaction to a burning blistering rash on one side of the body is shingles, or Herpes zoster. But every rash needs to be seen in order to be diagnosed. ...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 headache, body ache, hot flashes, chills, pain radiating from my right hip and a rash on my right buttock. I was thinking maybe shingles?

I have headache, body ache, hot flashes, chills, pain radiating from my right hip and a rash on my right buttock.  I was thinking maybe shingles?

Sounds right: Those sx would be suspicious for shingles. Treatment should start within 3 days of seeing the rash for best results. Anti inflammatories and topical creams prescribed by your doctor can also help. Fresh blisters and until they crust over can be contagious so be careful ...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 red spots on both my hips it started on my right hip and is now on my left hip they are flat red spots. Only itchy after taking a hot shower?

I have red spots on both my hips it started on my right hip and is now on my left hip they are flat red spots. Only itchy after taking a hot shower?

It's difficult to: Make an assessment of a skin lesion without seeing it. It could be one of many possibilities including eczema , tinea/fungus etc. Go see your dr for an accurate diagnoses. Take care! ...Read more

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I have had hip popping in my right hip. My hip hurts worse and is turning red and warm to the touch. I've had progressing pain for a few weeks. I run?

I have had hip popping in my right hip. My hip hurts worse and is turning red and warm to the touch. I've had progressing pain for a few weeks. I run?

Rest, evaluation: Progressive hip pain with overlying redness and heat is very concerning. No more running till we figure this out. Check yourself for fever now. If you have fever 101.5 or up go to ER. If no fever have this looked at tomorrow with careful exam by primary care. Ortho referral may be necessary. Motrin ok for pain tonight. ...Read more

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I have discovered a bruise on my right hip (~2" long), don't know how it got there. Now it's turned into an itchy rash. Please help.

Get checked: Though one can bruise yourself from scratching, normally the itch comes first. Rarely but possible I have seen severe hives resolve leaving a bruise, thought due to an autoimmune phenomenom. Perhaps it's not quite a bruise. Early shingles? UP? DH? Recommend be examined and get it checked out. ...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