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Red, itchy rash on wrists and right below onto forearms. Hands are dry from washing & cold weather. Lotion burns rash & hot water is painful.
Irritant dermatitis?: If you wash your arms and hands a lot, the skin gets dry. Once it gets irritated, anything you put on may hurt you. The itching and blister point more to a contact allergy. Try avoiding scented or antibacterial soap and too much washing. If problem persists, talk to doctor or a dermatologist to pin down what the culprit may be. Patch testing may be needed. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There's a long differential here, from seborrheic dermatitis to allergic or irritant dermatitis to a yeast or fungus infection - hives - something called erythema multiforme - the list goes on and on. A lot depends on how long it's been present, whether it itches, its precise appearance, etc. You really need to have a dermatologist look at it in person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Petechiae after scratching. Noticed 2-3 weeks ago that my skin was itchy & after scratching petechiae appeared. Normal blood tests. what could it be?
My 6m old daughter has light pink tiny bumps on her chest & stomach think it's heat rash should I apply aquaphora after bath? Or just keep clean & dry
Clean and dry: Is my vote. Especially since this time of year is more humid. ...Read more
Diffuse rash across hands, arms, legs & feet for a week. Spots on hands now like small blood blisters (1mm), don't disappear under glass. Feel fine.
Red cheeks spreading on neck, hands, near diaper. Several tiny bumps on red areas. Had cold 3 days fever settled.Red parts cool then heat up.What is it?
Itching anus, internal bumps, dead black skin under nails when itching under scrotum. shower everday, but problem persists. Problem is moisture.
Itchy red rash looks like petichiae (pink red pin spots) raises up when itched.Crook of elbow-bicep-stomach. Platelets are 160-230. Do petich. Itch?
Intense itching from increased body temperature. few small bumps. no wheel flare. Profuse sweating history. Miliara Rubra or cholinergic urticaria?
Doubtful.: A rash probably is not a blood vessel unless you have a group of spider veins in that area which would give the appearance of spider legs. Varicose veins would be raised, blue and grape-like in appearance. A red rash doesn't sound like veins. You should see a vein specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more
28mth old low grade fever, red flat dots on feet, hands, inside lower lip, nappy area & bit on tummy, 2-3 raised dots on hands, white dots in mouth.Cause?
Rash: What you are describing sounds viral in nature. This could be coxsackie virus, or something similar. The lesions in the mouth can sometimes be painful. Make sure he is comfortable and well hydrated. The children will sometimes drink less because of mouth pain. A visit to your doctor to confirm the diagnosis is a good idea. ...Read more