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Itchy skin rash all over body (except for face, neck, palms and soles) for 14 days. NO fever, NO flu-like symptons, NO lymph node. Can it be HIV ARS?

Itchy skin rash all over body (except for face, neck, palms and soles) for 14 days. NO fever, NO flu-like symptons, NO lymph node. Can it be HIV ARS?

Rash: It sounds more likely that it is an allergic reaction to something. The fact that it is not on the palms and soles of your feet makes other bad things less likely. Skin rashes are hard to diagnose and the diagnosis depends on where the rash is, the color, whether there are blotches, raised bumps and many other things. You can buy benadryl in the pharmacy for itching and if it persists see DR. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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Horrible skin rash all over my body. What could this be?

Horrible skin rash all over my body. What could this be?

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

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What are some medications to urticaria(skin rashes all over the body)? Does avyl work and when does its effect start to appear?

What are some medications to urticaria(skin rashes all over the body)? Does avyl work and when does its effect start to appear?

Rash or welts?: I don't know if you are referring to rashes (which tend to be raised or scaly lasting > 1day) or hives (which are raised bumps lasting for a few hours at a time). If it is an itchy rash, topical cortisone cream may help. If it is hives, then antihistamines may help. Cortisone takes several hours and antihistamine about an hour to work. ...Read more

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Both of my kids (6&7) Developed skin rash. No fever. One all over body the other mainly back of arms ?

Likely viral: sounds like a post viral rash. If rash worsens or does not away in the next few days, better to run it by their pediatrician. No specific treatment necessary if no symptoms ...Read more

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Could a skin rash indicated a ear infection ? 7 month old may have a ear infection, she is tugging at her ear. She has developed a rash all over her body from neck to feet

Is : Is she on any meications for the illness (ear infection)? Is there a fever? Many viruses can also cuase a rash as well as ear infections. Would recommend going to her pediatrician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Hard lump under skin on the bone behind my left ear I can't move it what could this be? I have strep and had rash all over body

Hard lump under skin on the bone behind my left ear I can't move it what could this be? I have strep and had rash all over body

Possible lymph node: This could be a swollen lymph node, although they are usually mobile. Was it there before your strep? You should see your doctor and ask him/her to check it for you. ...Read more

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Since a few months I have small red dots on my skin and lots of tiny red veins appeared. Now since a few days itching with no rash all over feet/body?

Since a few months I have small red dots on my skin and lots of  tiny red veins appeared. Now since a few days itching with no rash all over feet/body?

Red dots, itching: Do you have underlying autoimmune condition? Liver/gallbladder condition? The dots could be eczema, but usually when it itches there is a rash, could be iro deficiency, celiac ,thyroid, rarely lymphoma. F/U wiht doctor /urgent care. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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