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Red Rash On Scalp Symptoms
My son has small red circular rashes appearing on his body. Now im finding tgem on his scalp. They have a scabby top that flakes off. Is this fungal?
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
Spot on top right scalp hurts - sharp, needle pain (periodic and mild, but awakens me). No rash or redness. Has been 5 days. Any clues?
Can sudden red rashes with severe severe deep pain on right side of the scalp, face and neck along with fever be anything else other than shingles?
Doc diagnosed herpes (shingles) (red rashes on right scalp,cheek & neck with fever) but prescribed amoxicillin+clavulanate combi. Is this any good?
Viral infection: The medication you've bee prescribed is Not a customary treatment for herpes zoster infection. I generally prescribe Valtrex™ Or similar. Your treating MD may be treating you for a bacterial infection you've been diagnosed. Check with your doctor to have a clarification, or seek a second opinion. ...Read more
I have a rash which is really red and itchy and has a few white flake it is at the back of my scalp and has has appeared . I have never had before.
Rash: Hard to tell without looking at it, best to see the pediatrician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a rash that's broken out on the front of my vagina. It's red and dry . also have psoriasis on my scalp. It's a red dry patch. What could it be?
Superinfection: I think you are dealing with a superinfection which is a combination of bacterial infection and mycotic infection. You need to be seen by a physician for culture and sensitivity and blood work. After the results you can be treated with specific antibiotics and mycotic medication. You can be placed on broad spectrum antibiotics until the results return. ...Read more
Can you get scabies near hair line or in the scalp? My son appears to have red rash on his scalp and near ear that resembles scabies rash
I woke up with a solid red very itchy rash. I was diagnosed with seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp. Could this be related or something else?
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
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