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Itching all over for months NO rash or bumps?

Itching all over for months NO rash or bumps?

See a dermatologist: Might never find a cause. Need to look for lymphomas, kidney failure, liver disease, meds, many other things. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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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Skin itchy all over body, some have turned red. Please help?

Skin itchy all over body, some have turned red. Please help?

See a doctor: You may be having anything from an allergic reaction to an anxiety attack. See a doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Use sarna lotion to get relief along with witch hazel aveeno (oatmeal) bath oil. Call a doctor for an appointment since this could recur. ...Read more

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I have itchy skin all over but no rash, remedy?

I have itchy skin all over but no rash, remedy?

Various causes: There are various causes of itchy skin without a rash including dry skin, liver problems, kidney disease, medications, thyroid disorders, etc. Obviously if your symptoms are very uncomfortable a checkup is advised. If dry skin is not the problem then Benadryl (diphenhydramine) offers relief but may make you drowsy. Claritin is less effective but doesn't cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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What causes itchy skin all over but no rash?

What causes itchy skin all over but no rash?

About a thousand thi: See a dermatologist. Do not experiment with pills. This is often a sign of something you need to find and treat. Need complete history and exam, probably lab. Maybe xrays and maybe biopsies. Bring all meds and supplements or herbs. Bring copies of previous blood test an xrays. ...Read more

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My scalp has red patches all over . No itch. Nothing is working! derm nurse. Doesn't look like psoriasis . Steroids and shampoos same spots in belly?

My scalp has red patches all over . No itch. Nothing is working! derm nurse. Doesn't look like psoriasis . Steroids and shampoos same spots in belly?

Rashes: Chronic rashes are very frustrating. If this has been going on awhile and your treatments aren't helping much, it may be time to have a biopsy to see directly where the problem is. Most dermatologists would not hesitate. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have itchy rash all over associated with bug bites, remedy?

I have itchy rash all over associated with bug bites, remedy?

Orals and topicals: I would start with oral antihistamines such as Allegra (fexofenadine) or Zyrtec as well as topicals such as Hydrocortisone ointment. All are over the counter. Seek medical care if any fever, oozing or draining of the skin or lack of improvement in 3-5 days or if worsening. Feel better ...Read more

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I have bed bug bites all over my entire body. Possibly infection. Itchy not painful. Some are red with dry blood. 100s of bumps and hives. Treatment?

I have bed bug bites all over my entire body. Possibly infection. Itchy not painful. Some are red with dry blood. 100s of bumps and hives. Treatment?

Antihistamines: are a good "start" but the MAJOR effort here is the DISPOSAL of the affected sleeping materials or ERADICATION of the bugs ( very frustrating often not effective methods) I would "vote" for DISPOSAL! BTW if infected the bites need local ans well as possibly systemic (antibiotic) treatment! Good Luck..Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What would cause blotchy dry pink spots to spread all over my chest? They don't itch and look like tinea versicolor or pityriasis rosea.

What would cause blotchy dry pink spots to spread all over my chest? They don't itch and look like tinea versicolor or pityriasis rosea.

Chest spots: Tinea versicolor (aka pityriasis versicolor) is a chronic fungal infection of the skin characterized by sharply bordered, scaly, red-tan patches on trunk, upper arms, neck that do not tan. ± itch. Tx is antifungals like clotrimazole/ketoconazole/miconazole. Otc selenium shampoo (leave on 10 min) can help. Pityriasis rosea is viral rash (probably) that lasts 3-12 wks, starting with —>. ...Read more

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I have itchy rash all over my body, remedy?

I have itchy rash all over my body, remedy?

More info needed: A generalized itchy rash can be due to a number of causes. Have a dermatologist evaluate the rash if it hasn't cleared. ...Read more

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What causes fine itchy rash all over the body?

What causes fine itchy rash all over the body?

Need eval to know.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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What are these itchy, red bumps all over my body?

What are these itchy, red bumps all over my body?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I have itchy red rash at different parts of body, remedy?

I have itchy red rash at different parts of body, remedy?

Depends on the cause: Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as, infection, tendonitis, arthritis, stress fracture, nerve irritation, retained foreign body, bone tumor, or a cyst. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Large, pink, scaly patch followed by small red scaly patches all over thighs, arms, and body that itch pretty bad. Help!

Large, pink, scaly patch followed by small red scaly patches all over thighs, arms, and body that itch pretty bad. Help!

Herald patch: The large pink patch is known as a herald patch. It is present in a fungal condition known as pityriasis rosea. The rash may last 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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I have red bumps, looks fungal, all over. Some are circular, like ringworm. They keep spreading. No itch/pain. Tried clotrimazole/keeps spreading.

I have red bumps, looks fungal, all over.   Some are circular, like ringworm. They keep spreading. No itch/pain. Tried clotrimazole/keeps spreading.

Rash: Skin conditions, rashes etc. are almost impossible to diagnose over the computer so it is best for you to see a Dr. A dermatologist specializes in skin conditions, so that Dr. would be the best for you to see, to get properly diagnosed so the best and most appropriate treatment can occur, best wishes. ...Read more

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Whats the cure for mosquito bite bumps all over the skin itchy?

Whats the cure for mosquito bite bumps all over the skin itchy?

Reduce Symptoms: No good "cure", but you can do a lot to reduce symptoms, generally with topical remedies. Start with Diphenhydramine cream or topical anesthetic "sticks". Better is prescription strength steroid cream. Some argue for topical raw (freshly sliced) onion! works for bee-stings too. For truly "all over" bites, consider an oral steroid, but this is a prescription you must get from your doctor. ...Read more

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I have red rash all over my lower both cheeks and throat and itchy., what is this and treatment?

I have red rash all over my lower both cheeks and throat and itchy., what is this and treatment?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?

W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?

Yes: The area around the bottom and upper legs is a common additional site of hfm, it just didn't make it to the label when the pattern was being named. If that's the only site and there are no blisters it could be something else. Te variability of hfm is quite diverse, with some having only one area involved. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Patchy red rash all over?

What is the definition or description of: Patchy red rash all over?

Patchy red rash.: irregular distribution of rash (change in the feel, consistency/ texture appearance or color of skin) that is erythematous and involves a large surface area of skin. ...Read more

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My 1 month old boy has red spotty rash all over face, what's wrong?

My 1 month old boy has red spotty rash all over face, what's wrong?

Patience: The baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not respond, but within weeks of birth they break out for many weeks before the hormone levels begin to drop ; the acne disappears. Keeping the skin clean ; avoiding irritating soaps helps. Occasional use of a 1/2% hc once daily can calm some lesions. ...Read more

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Son had v.high temp & went to Dr yest. (dx viral). Has slight raised red spotty rash all over, thought related to temp but temp ok now. Should I worry?

Son had v.high temp & went to Dr yest. (dx viral). Has slight raised red spotty rash all over, thought related to temp but temp ok now. Should I worry?

If you wish..but no: A rash after a fever often represents the end result of the immune response to a viral illness. Antibodies made to capture and neutralize the virus do so and head to the skin surface because it is cooler. The antibody+virus then leak from capillaries into what you see as spots under the skin. While the virus circulates fever is up, removed=down. Pattern often suggests the type of virus. ...Read more

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Why do I get these red rash all over?

Why do I get these red rash all over?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What can I do for a red rash all over my body?

What can I do for a red rash all over my body?

Derm app: There are so many rashes that exist, it would be best to see a doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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A red rash all over my 11mo old daughters body?

A red rash all over my 11mo old daughters body?

Hard to tell: There are several different things that can cause rashes on children. Check with your doctor if the rash is persistent, she has a fever or other symptoms or seems to feel sick. ...Read more

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My daughter have tiny red rash all over her body whay could it be?

My daughter have tiny red rash all over her body whay could it be?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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There's red rash all over my body all of a sudden and it feels itchy. What should I do?

There's red rash all over my body all of a sudden and it feels itchy. What should I do?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy red rash all over my body for about 3 months. Its intensely itchy at night and it doesn't seem to be getting any better.

See your doctor: The rash and itching can be secondary to different causes. It is advisable that you see your doctor and determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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My friends daughter has a ichy red rash all over her body and she says it burns to. What could this be?

My friends daughter has a ichy red rash all over her body and she says it burns to. What could this be?

Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician if you develop any symptoms. ...Read more

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9 month old diagnosed with roseola. I have red rash all over body. Dr says it's a virical rash, most likely roseola. Baby's ped says it can't be. Thks?

9 month old diagnosed with roseola. I have red rash all over body. Dr says it's a virical rash, most likely roseola. Baby's ped says it can't be. Thks?

Roseola: Adults generally do not get roseola. Roseola is a virus that children under 3 get (adults can get it but most people have already had it as an infant). Either way, viruses are self limited and require supportive care, fever control and hydration only. ...Read more

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Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

You : You could likely spread it to other parts of your body if you are not careful with washing your hands after manipulating the infected foot area. ...Read more

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A red rash all over my 18 month old daughter, it is not itchy, and has a mild temp now. What could this be?

Many things: The most common cause of a red, bumpy rash with a fever in an 18 month old child is a viral exanthem (a rash with a viral illness). However, i would take her into her pediatrician to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Should i go to doctor for itchy red rash all over body?

Should i go to doctor for itchy red rash all over body?

Yes: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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My left arm is burning and I have a red rash all over my body?

My left arm is burning and I have a red rash  all over my body?

Rash: You may have a hypersensitivity reaction to a medication or to something you have ingested or an internal infection. See your dermatologist for help. The other possibility is an allergic reaction to something you came on contact with it which case you would need oral and topical steroids. ...Read more

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Could my itchy red rash all over be an allergic reaction to sulfa?

Sulfa allergy: Allergic reactions to sulfa are fairly common. If a person develops a rash while taking a sulfa based medication, then it is likely the sulfa is to blame. Unfortunately, there is no blood test or allergy skin test to confirm sulfa allergy. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Rash All Over (Definition)

A generalized rash consists of lesions affecting a number of areas on the body which change the color, texture or ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more