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I have unexplained rashes on the sides of my back and rib areas, it's very red and painful and i'm starting to have a fever, what could it be?
Hard to say.: Skin rashes, without being able to see them, are an absolute nightmare to a primary care dr. See your gp or derm. ...Read more
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
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 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
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
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