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I have a pimply/red bump rash on my inner thighs by groin. Some have whiteheads/blister appear & peeling skin. Mild itch/discomfort. What could be?

I have a pimply/red bump rash on my inner thighs by groin.  Some have whiteheads/blister appear & peeling skin.  Mild itch/discomfort.  What could be?

Friction: This type of eruption may be due to friction near the groin along with heat and moisture. Start be avoiding the wearing of tight jeans or pants. Wear boxer shorts.Try applying a combination corticosteroid and antiyeast cream like mycolog. See your Physician or a dermatologist if the eruption persists or worsens. ...Read more

Red Scaling Rash (Definition)

Red scaling rashes generally fall into the category of "eczematous", meaning "like eczema". Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, and some bacterial and fungal infections fall into this category. Red scaling rashes are often itchy and can ...Read more


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Infected rashes and peeling skin at the sam time ?

Infected rashes and peeling skin at the sam time ?

If you're asking...: ...Whether you both can occur at the same time, yes. Most rashes peel as they go away, the same way a sunburn does. You shouldn't assume your rash is infected, though, unless a culture has been taken and is positive -- in which case you may need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have dry peeling skin on my right breast.. Very little on left breast as well, mostly around my areola..Could it be dry skin? No itching no redness.

I have dry peeling skin on my right breast.. Very little on left breast as well, mostly around my areola..Could it be dry skin? No itching no redness.

Probably: This probably is a case of dry skin. This might be caused by friction from exercise (especially runners) soaps, hot showers, hot baths - basically anything that can strip away the oils that keep our skin from drying and peeling. If it doesn't improve with a skin moisturizer, it is best to see your Dr to determine why. ...Read more

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Peeling skin/air filled blisters on fingers of each hand, randomly appear. No pain, redness, itching, no symptoms but peeling and blisters?

Peeling skin/air filled blisters on fingers of each hand, randomly appear. No pain, redness, itching, no symptoms but peeling and blisters?

Blisters on hand: May be dyshidrosis, a form of eczema or eczema . Antihistamines may help as can topical steroids may help in short term but long term can repredispose to infection and/or skin thinning. Would f/u /w/ dermatologist. https://nationaleczema.org/eczema/types-of-eczema/dyshidrotic-eczema/ ...Read more

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I have peeling skin and rednes in the corner of my mouth. What could this be?

I have peeling skin and rednes in the corner of my mouth. What could this be?

Perleche: Sounds like it could be perleche or angular chelitis which is common and caused by a buildup of moisture.Nothing dangerous. It should be looked at by a doctor to confirm this and a topical cream can be precribed, good luck! ...Read more

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The outsides of my pinky toes are turning red/purple and one has peeling skin.

The outsides of my pinky toes are turning red/purple and one has peeling skin.

Frictional.: Athlete's foot infection usually doesn't involve the outside of the little toe . The bottom and the space between the 4th and 5th is typically involved and it usually itches. You have no description of an itch. The redness of both toes is typical of shoe pressure to the sides of the little toe. Increased arteriole flow for red and secondary venous sluggishness for purple. Check your shoes for fit. ...Read more

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I have peeling skin on the head of my penis. It's red and itchy. What is this?

See Your Doctor: Most likely a yeast infection, but could be herpes. It needs to be examined and cultured (swab for herpes and KOH prep for yeast). Yeast can be easily treated, but can be a symptom of other problems, like diabetes. ...Read more

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I was bitten by something two weeks ago it hasnt gone away its healing but has a hole with dark in it then a red ring and peeling skin around it it ha?

I was bitten by something two weeks ago it hasnt gone away its healing but has a hole with dark in it then a red ring and peeling skin around it it ha?

Insect bite: A tick or other insect MAY still be in the area of the bite. Please see your doctor who can examine and remove if needed. He/she can also help prevent infection. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have peeling skin around my nose area on both sides. It turns red and begins to show more when the weather changes. Will cocoa butter help?

I have peeling skin around my nose area on both sides. It turns red and begins to show more when the weather changes. Will cocoa butter help?

? seborrheic eczema: skin care is important, keep it dry and clean, check the following link for more info, if no improvement see your doctor / dermatologist, good luck http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/seborrheic-dermatitis-medref#2 ...Read more

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I have a reaction on both feet. It started off as simply peeling skin in the middle now has progressed to discoloration clear and red bumps. ?

I have a reaction on both feet. It started off as simply peeling skin in the middle now has progressed to discoloration clear and red bumps. ?

Foot rash: There are 3 common possibilities. Acute athletes foot has scaling skin and little red bumps; it tends to be really itchy and can be treated with an OTC cream. A bacterial infection can also cause this, but tends to result in cracked, bleeding skin and pain. Eczema is an allergic reaction, and will have redness, skin peeling, and variable pain. See someone if it continues to get worse! ...Read more

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Iam experiencing very light pink rash on the tip of my penis. Little itchy to the point where i can resist. Had peeling skin on inside of foreskin?

Iam experiencing very light pink rash on the tip of my penis. Little itchy to the point where i can resist. Had peeling skin on inside of foreskin?

Rash on genitals: sounds like a minor infection (like yeast, not an STD). get LOTRIMIN (clotrimazole) cream at the grocery store (generic version is fine) and use it twice a day for a couple of days. See your doctor right away if this doesn't work. ...Read more

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Had white spot on finger 2 wks ago, applied neosporin went away but left red mark so kept putting neo on. Now red blotch w peeling skin. What to do?

Had white spot on finger 2 wks ago, applied neosporin went away but left red mark so kept putting neo on. Now red blotch w peeling skin. What to do?

Stop Neosporin now: And consider applying hydrocortisone cream for a few days if there is itching. If not, just leave it alone. The peeling may be a manifestation that you become allergic to neomycin in Neosporin. It may take weeks before the red mark goes away. If problem not resolved , see doctor. ...Read more

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How do I treat dry, itchy, red, peeling skin on eyelids and under eyes.

How do I treat dry, itchy, red, peeling skin on eyelids and under eyes.

Eyelid Dermatitis: Eyelid dermatitis is a skin inflammation that occurs on the eyelids. It can create dry, flaky skin on the eyelids or an itchy rash, depending on the exact nature of the inflammation. It can affect eyesight if the eyelid becomes swollen or if the skin flakes off and irritates the eye. This condition is usually caused by an allergic reaction. Treatment is a topical rx cortisone like Cloderm cream. ...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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Peeling Skin (Definition)

A peeling skin is the result of separation of the outer layer of cells which separates. A typical common skin lesion of this nature is ...Read more