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I have a red rash on my right arm 1 x 3. It only starts to itch if i begin itching. Is there a cream to use ?

I have a red rash on my right arm  1 x 3.  It only starts to itch if i begin itching.  Is there a cream to use ?

Try hydrocortisone: Try a Hydrocortisone cream for a few days, as the majority of rashes may respond to topical steroid creams. If no resolution, than you need to see dr. For eval. Could be fungal, or several other posssiblities and DX rashes over the computer is not truly possible. ...Read more

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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I have a raised red rash under my right arm and belly near belt. Itches and spreads. What is it and how to treat it?

I have a raised red rash under my right arm and belly near belt. Itches and spreads. What is it and how to treat it?

Rash: You need to have a doctor see it right away for a proper diagnosis, especially if it is spreading. A doctor has to see it to diagnose it. ...Read more

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Red rashes on arms on right arm. Causes?

Red rashes on arms on right arm. Causes?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Found a red rash on right arm, what could it be?

Found a red rash on right arm, what could it be?

Too vague to answer: Unfortunately, your question is to vague to me even to attempt to make a diagnosis. I would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you help me with this red patch? Its on my right arm and it looks like its under a few layers of my skin, its not itchy & it don't look like a rash

Can you help me with this red patch? Its on my right arm and it looks like its under a few layers of my skin, its not itchy & it don't look like a rash

See dermatologist?: Your description is too vague. However since the rash does not cause discomfort, i would advise giving it a few days to resolve. If not then consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My son has just had his 4 year old immunisation needles & his right arm has swollen up & has a red rash. He says its itchy & is getting worse?

My son has just had his 4 year old immunisation needles & his right arm has swollen up & has a red rash. He says its itchy & is getting worse?

Give benadryl (diphenhydramine): see your pediatrician--it may be an allergy to a component but this is not life threatening--get it checked out but use benadryl (diphenhydramine) tonight. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my right shoulder blade that has now seemed to have started on the back of my right arm. Skin in red raised and itchy...

I have a rash on my right shoulder blade that has now seemed to have started on the back of my right arm. Skin in red raised and itchy...

Spreading rash: There are many rashes that can erupt along paths of skin nerves. These paths are called dermatomes. One such rash is shingles (herpes zoster) that has red patches and small grouped blisters or vesicles. Several dermatoles involve the back and the back of the arm. Please see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. Shingles is usually treated with antiviral medications taken by mouth. ...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