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Depends on the cause: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
When: You have symptoms like severe pain, fevers, large blisters, is "draining lots of fluid or blood", is spread over a large area of the body, or the rash is close to the ear or eye's. These are warning signs that concerning problems are evolving. ...Read more
I was told I have a yeast infection was given fluconazole to take after taken skin rashes got worse and multipled what does this mean body hurts?
Rash: You need to consult with a dermatologist ...Read more
No: It has not been shown in the medical studies to be helpful. ...Read more
Our baby has skin rashes all over his face and even to his body. What could be the cause and how to treat it?
Rash: How old is the baby? Without looking at the rash, in person, hard to make right diagnosis and hence give you right suggestion. Consult a pediatrician. ...Read more
Describe your rash..: Rashes such as poison ivy/oak, fungal(ringworm), bacterial infections (impetigo) etc. Can be cured. Rashes such as eczema, psoriasis, ichthyosis etc... Are not curable, only treatable. Viral rashes such as chicken pox, measle, roseola etc. Will heal on their own with or without treatment. Without knowing what type of rash you have, I can't advise how to cure it. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
My 3 month infant has a rash that keeps recurring after treating it with eucerin skin rash cream what could be causing the skin rash?
Allergy: A recurrent rash may be a sign of allergy or sensitivity to foods, clothing, lotions etc. Keeping a symptom diary can help determine the cause. ...Read more
Steroids maybe: Any drug induced rash could develop into something much worse, especially if the drug is continued. 1st step is to stop the drug asap. Sulfa is notorious for being a possible cause of a serious drug rash called stevens johnson syndrome. Call your doctor to get checked for this. Eye problems and serious burn-like rashes are possible. Steroids may be needed. ...Read more
Curable vs treatable: Rashes such as poison ivy/oak, fungal(ringworm), bacterial infections (impetigo) etc. Can be cured. Rashes such as eczema, psoriasis, ichthyosis etc... Are not curable, only treatable. Viral rashes such as chicken pox, measle, roseola etc. Will heal on their own with or without treatment. Without knowing what type of rash you have, I can't advise how to cure it. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Moisturize: Ensure that none of the toothpaste or its residue remains on your lips or chin after brushing. Apply an oil free, fragrance free moisturizer daily (cerave, eucerin, moisturel). Also, routinely use a broad spectrum sunscreen with a spf of at least 30. ...Read more
My friend has a skin rash, he said it started out small and just it started to spread. Red areas and is itchy. What kind of rashes could it be?
I have lupus & very sensitive skin what kind of sunscreen or block do you recommend or what other things should I do to prevent skin rashes?
Is there a skin rash that only boys get and it can last up to two years before it stops flaring up? Age 6 years old.
Maybe: See your dermatologist to get a definitive answer. ...Read more
Ibs, celiac, or crohn's? My sister was diagnosed with celiac and I know its genetic. I did test negative years ago, and understand it can develop at anytime. About 6 months ago I started to have a constant stomach ache, a few skin rashes, and nausea,
Yes: And in the case of dry skin, one may see small raised bumps especially at the extremities. These will often be prevented by using a moisturizer with 3 minutes after bathing. A rash can also be induced by scratching as well. Some skin rashes are caused by allergies (often contact, drug etc) while many are not. ...Read more
I have allergy, probably to Ponstan 500. The skin rash is nearly gone after 5 days, but now I start to have really bad rashes. What should I do?
Something else?: If the rash improved without treatment only to return a few days after (your dates were not defined), then the problem may be from something other than the drug implicated. If the rash was treated and returned after the treatment was stopped, then the rash (if due to the drug) may last for 2-3 weeks. ...Read more
Usually not: "Hay fever" refers to the sneezing, itching and nasal congestion of allergic reactions to pollens, most commonly to the weed pollens and molds that are common during the time of year that hay is being harvested. Only in the most exquisitely allergic do these reactions cause rashes. Allergic rashes are very difficult to diagnose; see an allergist or dermatologist for help with this. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: flaking or scaling). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? The rashes are joint and turned into white patches. Will the skin ever forn vack? It's at hairline neck face
Hard to tell: Without looking at the rash, and taking a full history of what you have taken or eaten or used on your skin recently, it is hard to tell what it could be. See a doctor for proper work up and diagnosis. ...Read more
Itch without Rash:
May be done to a LARGE # medical conditions and you need to consult with a Medical Professional for some testing...the very first thing to do is ask yourself if you have been taking anything or eating anything "unusual" Have you used a new DETERGENT to wash your clothes.
Any PETS in the house....
In the meantime an OTC anti-histamine may be useful BENADRYL (Diphenhydramine) may help. ...Read more
I have a rash all over if you rub on it you can feel a bumps under the skin. It itches what can this be?
My son is 3 years old about a week ago his skin broke out the broke out with a rash all over his body from his head all the way to his feet I took him?
?: Viral vs allergy are my best guesses, you leave me no clues to narrow this down... ...Read more