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Daughter has internal itching since this Apr. Allergists said they don't know cause; no rash, redness, fever, no diet change or detergents--help!!

Daughter has internal itching since this Apr. Allergists said they don't know cause; no rash, redness, fever, no diet change or detergents--help!!

Itching: on many occasions no reason can be found despite extensive work up, you didn't mention how old is your daughter though? At any rate, skin care, moisturizers, antihistamines, if prescribed, take regularly, and keep the follow up, watch if you have pets, stuffed toys, etc., see another allergist for a second opinion if you wish, it's your right ...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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Daughter has internal itching since this Apr. Allergists said they don't know cause; no rash, redness, fever, no diet change or detergents--help!!

Daughter has internal itching since this Apr. Allergists said they don't know cause; no rash, redness, fever, no diet change or detergents--help!!

Itching: have you had her evaluated by her pediatrician or FP for other things besides allergies? For instance is she under any stressors at home, at school, any friends move, pets die or anything like that?. Is she acting out, personality changes? Sometimes internal symptoms can be signs of other things in this age group. ...Read more

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I have all symptoms of leukemia except the red spot rash and the flu fever like symptoms . Does this mean I have a type of leukemia?

I have all symptoms of leukemia except the red spot rash and the flu fever like symptoms . Does this mean I have a type of leukemia?

Be careful: Please don't jump to conclusions. Many of the symptoms of leukemia can mimic that of various infectious, inflammatories disease and even hormonal(endocrine) problems. Before you get yourself too worried, please seek help from a healthcare provider for a formal evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have red bumpy clear watery rashes. Been having flu and fever. It's spreading very fast. It's painful.

I have red bumpy clear watery rashes. Been having flu and fever. It's spreading very fast. It's painful.

Perhaps shingles: There is not enough information to be sure of what you have but being sick and having a watery rash spreading and painful could be shingles which is a reactivation of the chickenpox virus which happens when the immune system is down. With flu symptoms and a fever and A rash you should see a physician now as you need medication for both at this time as well as a definite diagnosis. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Hard to say without: photos, and more info, but time to to visit your doctor and get assistance, and treatment, as if it is shingles, it can be a painful condition. See your doctor for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Son, almost 3, has redness/rash behind and around his ears. Haven't changed anything and he has had a cold (no fever). Says it itches. Any ideas?

Son, almost 3, has redness/rash behind and around his ears. Haven't changed anything and he has had a cold (no fever). Says it itches. Any ideas?

Rash: if he has a cold make sure it is not strep which can give a fine generalized rash if the cold is allergies the rash behind ears suggests seborrhea or oily skin make sure your shampoo is gentle and does not have conditioner keep that area dry ...Read more

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My 7 mnth old son's penis tip smells bad. No rash, no fever, no redness or discharge.Wht could it be?His doc pulled back foreskin to check.I m worried

My 7 mnth old son's  penis tip smells bad. No rash, no fever, no redness or discharge.Wht could it be?His doc pulled back foreskin to check.I m worried

Probably normal: If your doctor checked it and it looked normal, then it most likely is normal. There is a normal cheesy substance, called smegma, under the foreskin and that is probably what you are smelling. Don't forcefully pull the skin back if the penis is not circumcised. That will lead to pain, swelling and infection. ...Read more

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1Yo5M baby having red spots rashes on body--front chest, abdo, ear left ear. Is not particular itchy--no scratch. Had fever for 4 days last week?

1Yo5M baby having red spots rashes on body--front chest, abdo, ear left ear. Is not particular itchy--no scratch. Had fever for 4 days last week?

Rash: A picture may help? This is an infection called rosella where a rash breaks out in this location after 3-5 days of high fever. All the best. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...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