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A friends stomach Right above private on left side the abdomen is red and sore to touch and hurts bad. He been shoting meth?

A friends stomach Right above private on left side the abdomen is red and sore to touch and hurts bad. He been shoting meth?

Get help: Sounds like an infection of some kind. Best to go get some help. Have someone check it out. Hard to know what kind of exposure s/he might have had from injecting drugs. Don't wait too long. ...Read more

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I woke up today with a sore throat. I then noticed a red blotchy rash on my left front stomach, and on the middle of my back. Any thoughts? Thanks.

I woke up today with a sore throat.  I then noticed a red blotchy rash on my left front stomach, and on the middle of my back.  Any thoughts?  Thanks.

Rule out strep throa: Could be viral but with an accompanying rash, need to rile out strep infection with a short trip to your doctor'd office by tomorrow or to an urgent care center if needed. ...Read more

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I have a small boil on my lower abdomen, right about where my left ovary would be, it is tender only to touch, and has a large red spot on/around it.

I have a small boil on my lower abdomen,  right about where my left ovary would be, it is tender only to touch, and has a large red spot on/around it.

Abdominal boil: You should see a physician, a boil is an abscess which should be drained, the contents should be sent for culture and sensitivity. You should be started on broad-spectrum antibiotics, once the sensitivities are known, the physician should select the best antibiotic for you. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about a big red sore bump on my stomach?

Should i be worried about a big red sore bump on my stomach?

Maybe, but...: ...it would be helpful to see a photograph of your lesions to more accurately answer your concern. Without one, we can only guess. Ideally, ask your physician at home to examine you so appropriate treatment can begin (since if as big and sore as you describe, you may need antibiotics or drainage). ...Read more

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I have a red flaky circle on my stomach. It isn't itchy or sore. What is it?

I have a red flaky circle on my stomach. It isn't itchy or sore. What is it?

I do not know: It is tough to diagnose rashes/skin infections over the computer. One condition fitting that description could be a fungal infection of your body, commonly referred to as a ring worm because of the circular eruption it may cause. But best to get exam by skin dr. To know what it really is. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why does the skin on my stomach feel like it's burning? It is not red at all, but it is extremely sore.

Why does the skin on my stomach feel like it's burning? It is not red at all, but it is extremely sore.

See docsee doctor: This could be caused by several things so see your doctor to find out. They may have to refer you to see a specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Red spot on abdomen grew to dark red patch that was sore but now raised, smooth appx 2 inch. Second spot now appeared. Had erisypelas on face last yr?

Assuming it is: The same diagnosis, antibiotics such as penicillin are used to get rid of the infection. In severe cases, antibiotics may need to be given through an IV (intravenous line). People who have repeated episodes of erysipelas may need long-term antibiotics. But see a dermatologist first! ...Read more

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I have a bumb on my stomach started out small like a mosquito bite and has gottten bigger area around it is red and sore/ tender hurts when i move not?

I have a bumb on my stomach started out small like a mosquito bite and has gottten bigger area around it is red and sore/ tender hurts when i move not?

Infection: Sounds like this bite is actually an infection of the skin - called an abscess. If it is red, hot, hard and painful, it is time to have it looked at by a doctor or provider who can drain the pus out. Often, drainage of the pus plus an antibiotic is needed for skin abscesses. ...Read more

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