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Red Scaling Rash (Definition)

Red scaling rashes generally fall into the category of "eczematous", meaning "like eczema". Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, and some bacterial and fungal infections fall into this category. Red scaling rashes are often itchy and can ...Read more


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Recently had skin peel off scrotom and penile shaft. Almost like sunburn peeling skin. What causes this?

Recently had skin peel off scrotom and penile shaft. Almost like sunburn peeling skin. What causes this?

uncomfortable probl: At the risk of oversimplifying a potentially complicated problem, this sounds like an inflammation or irritation of the skin in that area causing the peeling. Did you use a new lotion or other product in that area? Something came in contact with that particular area to cause the inflammation and irritation and so the key is to try to identify it and then, avoid it. ...Read more

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Infected rashes and peeling skin at the sam time?

Infected rashes and peeling skin at the sam time?

If you're asking...: ...Whether you both can occur at the same time, yes. Most rashes peel as they go away, the same way a sunburn does. You shouldn't assume your rash is infected, though, unless a culture has been taken and is positive -- in which case you may need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Iam experiencing very light pink rash on the tip of my penis. Little itchy to the point where I can resist. Had peeling skin on inside of foreskin?

Iam experiencing very light pink rash on the tip of my penis. Little itchy to the point where I can resist. Had peeling skin on inside of foreskin?

Rash on genitals: Sounds like a minor infection (like yeast, not an STD). get LOTRIMIN (clotrimazole) cream at the grocery store (generic version is fine) and use it twice a day for a couple of days. See your doctor right away if this doesn't work. ...Read more

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I think I have herpes! I have a rash over my vaginal, a raw feeling, and dry peeling skin. But, my bumps like like pimples. Could it be?

I think I have herpes! I have a rash over my vaginal, a raw feeling, and dry peeling skin. But, my bumps like like pimples. Could it be?

Yes: See your gyn for exam and lab tests to evaluate for other infections and sexually transmitted diseases. Herpes can be treated with intermittent or long term antivirals such as zovirax, va
trex or famvir (famciclovir). ...Read more

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Used cetaphil soap n neoreen tablets and mometasone furoate loation for my oily n peeling skin and after 1 wk I had a rash on my forehead. What to do?

Used cetaphil soap n neoreen tablets and mometasone furoate loation for my oily n peeling skin and after 1 wk I had a rash on my forehead. What to do?

Stop using them: Of you developed rash after using all 3, then you should stop using them and once resolves may introduce one after the other to check what are you allergic to. Meanwhile if rash are itchy try OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream and Hydrocortisone cream for NO MORE than a week. If spreading and painful you should seek medical advise to make sure you do not have infection. ...Read more

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I have a pimply/red bump rash on my inner thighs by groin. Some have whiteheads/blister appear & peeling skin. Mild itch/discomfort. What could be?

I have a pimply/red bump rash on my inner thighs by groin. Some have whiteheads/blister appear & peeling skin. Mild itch/discomfort. What could be?

Friction: This type of eruption may be due to friction near the groin along with heat and moisture. Start be avoiding the wearing of tight jeans or pants. Wear boxer shorts. Try applying a combination corticosteroid and antiyeast cream like mycolog. See your Physician or a dermatologist if the eruption persists or worsens. ...Read more

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2weeks skin peeling and cracking on penis itches. Now the are two semi Hard nodes on scrodum under the surface of skin foreskin swollen bad?

2weeks skin peeling and cracking on penis itches. Now the are two semi Hard nodes on scrodum under the surface of skin foreskin swollen bad?

Female Penis?: Any way......if you have a reconstructed penis....see PMD.....it can be STD/just simple MRSA infection. ...Read more

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2weeks had skin peeling and cracking on penis itches. Now the are two semi Hard nodes on scrodum under the surface of skin and main vein redder?

2weeks had skin peeling and cracking on penis itches. Now the are two semi Hard nodes on scrodum under the surface of skin and main vein redder?

Infection? Eczema?: It may simply be a hygiene problem. If you are uncircumcised, washing under the foreskin is a must. Sometimes a rash appears after intercourse which may be related to your partner's yeast. She (and you) may need treatment. Skin diseases such as psoriasis or eczema could also be the problem as could sensitivity to soap. The nodules may well be related to skin issues; have your doc check. ...Read more

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Have rash below the head of my penis and skin peeling as well?

Have rash below the head of my penis and skin peeling as well?

See Md: There are several possible causes of skin irritation/rash on shaft of penis. If you are uncircumcised and you do not often retract the foreskin and clean the area, the old skin cells/oil / debris may cause irritation. Some men get eczema of the area and need steroid cream. It could also be a fungal infection like "jock itch". See your md for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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There is a red rash on my growin area that itches and yesterday there was flakey skin on my scrotum what could it be?

There is a red rash on my growin area that itches and yesterday there was flakey skin on my scrotum what could it be?

Dermatitis: It is a common area to have superficial skin yeast infection. Try over the counter fungal cream like mycostatin (nystatin) cream. If no response see your physician. ...Read more

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I've had a rash or two on the glans of my penis since a week. I tried applying canesten & olive oil for days. Doesn't work. Skin peeling off from rash?

I've had a rash or two on the glans of my penis since a week. I tried applying canesten & olive oil for days. Doesn't work. Skin peeling off from rash?

Need skin exam: These spots could be lichen plans, psoriasis, Reiter's syndrome.
Complete skin, nail and oral exam are needed to differentiate.
History of arthritis or recent pain on urination are pertinent, as are blood tests for std ...Read more

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I recently had surgery the skin around the incision on my scrotum is itching and peeling this may be jock itch how do I treat the raw skin?

I recently had surgery the skin around the incision on my scrotum is itching and peeling this may be jock itch how do I treat the raw skin?

Surgery: You should call and have the surgeon who performed the procedure examine this. It may be secondarily infected and you want to be sure that the surgery is not undone by this. Go and chat with them. ...Read more

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Peeling rash on penis base, scrotum. Used anti fungal, steroid creams, antibiotics (cleared for a bit) tinea creams, powder, kept dry. Been doctor. Help?

Peeling rash on penis base, scrotum. Used anti fungal, steroid creams, antibiotics (cleared for a bit) tinea creams, powder, kept dry. Been doctor. Help?

See skin doctor: It's time for you to see a dermatologist to find out. Since you did not mention itching, latex allergy (assuming that you do use condom occasionally) is unlikely. ...Read more

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Can I pick off my baby’s peeling skin?

Can I pick off my baby’s peeling skin?

No: Just leave it alone. It will simply fall off on it's own. If you are worried that the skin is so dry that it may be getting cracked in certain locations (wrists or ankles in particular right after birth), try applying some vasoline or aquaphor ointment. In due time, the old (dead skin) will simply fall off as you bathe your baby and the new skin underneath will be nice and soft. ...Read more

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Should I moisturize my baby’s peeling skin?

Yes: If you are talking about the normal peeling of new infant skin in the first month, sure it is fine to do a moisturizer, as long as it is unscented, and preferably a creme rather than a lotion. I recommend eucerin, or even an olive oil based unscented moisturizing creme when baby gets out of the bath, if you are interested to avoid petroleum based products on baby's skin. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure dry peeling skin?

What's a good way to cure dry peeling skin?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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How do you stop the peeling skin from sunburn?

How do you stop the peeling skin from sunburn?

Unavoidable: Once sunburned, damage has already happened, and peeling is unavoidable. Treatment is aimed at reducing the symptoms of pain, typically with oral Ibuprofen and moisturize a lot. ...Read more

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What should I do to peeling skin from a sun tan?

What should I do to peeling skin from a sun tan?

SUNTAN: The damage to your skin was done. Do nothing except moisturizer until gone. If redness is noticed after sun exposure, you may apply a thin layer of steroid cream to avoid peeling of skin, you will notice the inflammation will go away. ...Read more

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How do I stop peeling skin on fingers?

How do I stop peeling skin on fingers?

Avoid irritants: Water and chemicals biggest offenders, use soapless cleanser (ie purell) rather than soap and water and a good hand cream, esp after water exposure. ...Read more

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What to do about peeling skin from burn?

Let it peel: On its own time. Do not try to peel it off too soon. Peeling often happens as a result of a 1st degree burn, like a sunburn. If during burn recovery, damaged skin is peeled too soon, the dermal layer below may be damaged as well. Generally speaking, the skin should peel on its own under nothing more than the pressure of a normal shower. Gentle soap and water applicaiton works best. ...Read more

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Which medicine can I use for scrotum rash?

Which medicine can I use for scrotum rash?

It depends: It depends on the type of rash. See a dermatologist. It could be fungal, chemical irritation and other causes. Each is treated differently. Good luck. Does not sound serioud. ...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


Dr. Mark Pack
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Peeling Skin (Definition)

A peeling skin is the result of separation of the outer layer of cells which separates. A typical common skin lesion of this nature is ...Read more