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I have a red itch rash on my lower back what is it?

I have a red itch rash on my lower back what is it?

Rash: One of the options to evaluate a rash is to see a photo of the rash. You may consider sending a photo of the rash for evaluation by a Healthtap physician ...Read more

Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more


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I have a band of a rash on my lower back consisting of many small blisters. They are red and the rash is spreading. It is quite painful as well?

I have a band of a rash on my lower back consisting of many small blisters. They are red and the rash is spreading. It is quite painful as well?

Sounds like shingles: If your "rash" on you lower back follows a dermatome-- sounds like you may have "shingles". Which is re activation of chickenpox (varicella zoster virus). Very painful. You should get seen to make sure what this is. If it's shingles, you can get an anti viral which will help aid in healing. Go to an urgent care if you don't have a doc. ...Read more

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Have a red rash on chest and lower back. What is it and do I have to go to urgent care to get remedy?

Have a red rash on chest and lower back. What is it and do I have to go to urgent care to get remedy?

Need a visit: A red rash can be due to many, many things. You need someone to look at your rash, and take your history to figure out the cause. Common causes can be a heat rash, medication reaction, plant sensitivity, reaction to soaps, laundry detergents. It could also be due to an underlying illness, either infectious or other. ...Read more

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I have a huge raised rash the completely covers on of my butt cheeks. It also goes but my lower back. It is red, ichy and raised. Had it for 3 months.

I have a huge raised rash the completely covers on of my butt cheeks. It also goes but my lower back. It is red, ichy and raised. Had it for 3 months.

Urticaria: Have you seen a specialist for this? Red, raised and itchy is often urticaria, but it could also be something else. Consider seeing an allergist or a dermatologist ...Read more

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I have sudden pimple like rash which appeared on the lower back of my leg, began itchy and as healing is dark red dots slowly fading? Picture added

I have sudden pimple like rash which appeared on the lower back of my leg, began itchy and as healing is dark red dots slowly fading? Picture added

Exposure to plant.?: Have you been hiking... short pants..., insect bite? Are pimples more like pus? Spring time is very common to encounter plant which can cause rash (poison oak & other). If itchy Take antihistamine, topical steroid cream for 7-14 days. If increased pain, spreading redness. See MD to check for infection (cellulitis. ...Read more

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I have a itchy red rash on the back of my thighs that is spreading to my stomach and on my hips and on my lower back above my butt what can I do?

I have a itchy red rash on the back of my thighs that is spreading to my stomach and on my hips and on my lower back above my butt what can I do?

Rash: The rash you are experiencing sounds like an allergic reaction, however a good history including drugs, soaps, perfumes clothes is necessary. I would suggest seeing your doctor but you can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itching ...Read more

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C section 14 weeks ago. Since then have had a red, itchy rash in a band around lower back. Is small red bumpy spots, itches on and off. What is it?

C section 14 weeks ago. Since then have had a red, itchy rash in a band around lower back. Is small red bumpy spots, itches on and off. What is it?

Infection?: To know for sure what it is, you would need to see a Dermatologist. A common cause of your symptoms is a yeast infection or bacterial infection in the skin. These can usually be treated with non-prescription antifungal or antibacterial skin creams. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Hi I was seek a week ago with strep throat and taking amoxclin and I have a red rash on butt on middle by lower back?

Hi I was seek a week ago with strep throat and taking amoxclin and I have a red rash on butt on middle by lower back?

Amoxicillin rash: Although strep infection can cause the rash, Amoxicillin is far more likely to be the culprit. ...Read more

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I'm 13 wks pregnant and developed a itchy raised rash on left lower back. They are red bumps that seem to spread anywhere when itched.

I'm 13 wks pregnant and developed a itchy raised rash on left lower back. They are red bumps that seem to spread anywhere when itched.

Dermatologist: A doctor will need to see this to make a diagnosis. Scabies is one possibility. If you can not see a doctor soon consider using Healthtap Prime. One of the primary care doctors can look at the rash and probably make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Will spondylolethesis cause me to feel bruised all over body? I also have headache and lower back pain and red rash on face don't know what this is

Will spondylolethesis cause me to feel bruised all over body? I also have headache and lower back pain and red rash on face don't know what this is

Spondylolisthesis?: I am answering assuming that you are asking about spondylolisthesis - if you are referring to another condition please clarify. Spondylolisthesis refers to a "slip" of a vertebral body (=bone of the spine) in reference to the a neighbor vertebral body. This condition can cause pain but it would be difficult to link this to bruises or a red rash in the face. ...Read more

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Red rash on lower back. Is it common for adults to have a rash after a virus type stomach bug or should I be concerned about something else?

Red rash on lower back. Is it common for adults to have a rash after a virus type stomach bug or should I be concerned about something else?

Yes, dermatitis: Yes, you should be concerned. The stomach virus does not cause rash just on lower back. Please see a dermatologist. Thanks. ...Read more

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Hi doctors I have rash red spots on feet lower back side of hips its quite itchy I am wheat and gluten and dairy have illuminated chicken?

Hi doctors I have rash red spots on feet lower back side of hips its quite itchy I am wheat and gluten and dairy have illuminated chicken?

See a dermatologist: This is not related to any food. Eat a normal diet. You need an exam, diagnosis, and probably a prescription cream. ...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

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


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