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Skin Infection On Back
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Will candida cause inflamation with redness, burning, itching, painful skin in arms and upper body? It hurts from inside out on arms.
Yes but: Yes but usually very sick. See dermatologist to evaluate this. ...Read more
Dry red spot appeared on skin by hip, rash covering my body followed. Red, circular, itchy, spots from neck to groin, front and back. Help!
Rash: Sounds like it could be pityriasis rosea a non dangerous self limiting rash in younger people. Google it and see if it matches. However, you should see a dermatologist to confirm this and to make sure you are not dealing with anything else. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: See your primary care doctor or a dermatologist and then you will know. ...Read more
See dermatologist: Can be many things. See a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp, also follicular keratosis) is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition that is manifested by the appearance of rough bumps on the skin. It most often appears on the back and outer sides of the upper arms (though the lower arms can also be affected), and can also occur on the thighs, hands, and tops of legs, flanks, buttocks, or any body part except glabrous. ...Read more
Folliculitis: Folliculitis, an inflammation, irritation, or infection of the hair follicles can cause this type of reaction. A more severe condition called hiradenitis supparativa can also led to acne bumps and cysts in this body area. Go to a board certified dermatologist for evaluation an treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infected: Best to see your doctor to get it treated before the infection spreads further. Has the hair been removed yet? ...Read more
Red itchy and weeping rash on arms tummy back and neck following a viral infection and strep throat in january?
Red spots (like acne but not responsive to medicated body wash) on butt, keeps multiplying (~20) and spreading to back upper thighs. Skin infection?
Really Dry rash on buttocks with some red/purple bumps under skin. Dry and itchiness extends from groin region. What is this?
Spotted rash on stomach and some spots on arms the resemble fungas or ringworm...Small spots randomly on areas of stomach and couple on back side?
Pityriasis rosea?: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a peach spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to viruses, allergies, medications, etc., but many times they are not. For odd rashes, skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. One should bring to the doctor a list of all medications used in the month before the rash appeared. ...Read more
Itchy skin bump/sore on neck with a thin "scratch" line running up/connecting to another sore on the back of head appx. 2½ins away.Bumps on body also.
If nude, yes: If "the pressing created heat and injury then yes, there might be red spots. If you are not sure, then see a MD who can look at the area and determine exactly what it is. Sometimes this can happen when articles of clothing are "bunched up" and rubbed in that area as well, such as jeans or underwear. ...Read more
Skin problem.. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.
Itchy back: You might be allergic to your shampoo or another hair care product. Without a medical exam it would be difficult to say. Consider using only a non sensitizing shampoo such as free and clear and avoid other treatments. If that doesn't work seek out a board certified allergist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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