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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 3 red (bites/rashes) biggest, bigger and big on my rib cage. A dr said shingles but I think bug bites (bed bugs?). I found zero bugs in my bed.

I have 3 red (bites/rashes) biggest, bigger and big on my rib cage. A dr said shingles but I think bug bites (bed bugs?). I found zero bugs in my bed.

Probably are bites.: I couldn't be sure because I haven't taken a History and Physical on you but your description favors bug bites if there are no blisters and if they do not follow a nerve dermatone pattern. ...Read more

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I have been getting petechial rashes on my ribs and legs. I also have petechiae on my arms, scattered however. I've heard causes are bad, but I would like your opinion.

I have been getting petechial rashes on my ribs and legs. I also have petechiae on my arms, scattered however. I've heard causes are bad, but I would like your opinion.

Evaluation: Petechiae can be caused by benign causes as well as serious causes. Simple things such as straining, lifting, crying etc. can result in the breakage of small capillaries resulting in Petechiae . Medications and herbal supplements can be a cause. Review the medications and supplements you at taking, if you can not find a reason seek the help of your physician. ...Read more

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I've suffered with high stress and anxiety for a year. In the morning I experience warm rashes on my abdomen, constant rib pain with fast heart rate.

I've suffered with high stress and anxiety for a year. In the morning I experience warm rashes on my abdomen, constant rib pain with fast heart rate.

Anxiety disorders: are very treatable by a mental health professional. Please do what your doctor says and take any medicine he/she provides but do not limit your help to that. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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A rash lasting 2 months under a toddlers breast/ribs. The rash is a little rough and red. Toddler has cold every month. Does not seem itchy. ?

A rash lasting 2 months under a toddlers breast/ribs. The rash is a little rough and red. Toddler has cold every month. Does not seem itchy. ?

Tough to say: Rashes are impossible to diagnose over the computer could be several things for example: Heat rash, fungal infection, atopic dermatitis, etc. S/He needs to be evaluated and have the rash physically looked at to get the most likely diagnosis so the correct treatment can follow, Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm 19,female.Have had bloating,back to where I can't move,weakness,stomach pain espec in pelvic & rib cage,rash,dry mouth. What can be wrong?

I'm 19,female.Have had bloating,back to where I can't move,weakness,stomach pain espec in pelvic & rib cage,rash,dry mouth. What can be wrong?

Check with dr: It is possible that you have gas pains however your symptoms sound more severe so I would check with doctor to make sure there is nothing else serious going on. ...Read more

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Wy does my breast itch insIde and can rub it underneath to my rib n o rash with apperance of moles?

Wy does my breast itch insIde   and   can rub it  underneath  to my  rib   n o   rash   with  apperance of    moles?

Fungal: Could be just skin irritation from sweat, or the beginning stages of a fungal infection. Keep the area dry. If no better, and you're worried, see your primary care doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Have a bumpy rash on my back pain in my bottom ribs and on the rash its self?

Have a bumpy rash on my back pain in my bottom ribs and on the rash its self?

Hard to know: A new unilateral rash on the back associated with deep pain can potentially be shingles. A physical examination and interview is needed to confirm or offer potential alternatives. ...Read more

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On the right ribs, skin, there is a almost invisible rash. Itchy sometimes.

On the right ribs, skin, there is a almost invisible rash. Itchy sometimes.

Mild reaction: This mild skin rash may be a mild irritation from something coming in contact with your right rib area. Contact dermatitis may be a slight allergic reaction to clothing or some other agent in the clothing. Try applying a cortisone cream to the area for relief. ...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