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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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I have a skin rash that began along the neck, behind the ear, and hairline. ?

I have a skin rash that began along the neck, behind the ear, and hairline. 
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Fungal rash?: You may have a fungal rash based on what you are describing. I recommend to see your physician for treatment because if it is fungal, it will likely not resolve on its own. ...Read more

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I have a mottled skin rash all my arms and legs also have a sore on my neck along with sore throat and body hurts extra Tired what is wrong with me?

I have a mottled skin rash all my arms and legs also have a sore on my neck along with sore throat and body hurts extra   Tired what is wrong with me?

Urgent visit to MD: 32 year old woman with a complaint of sore throat, fatigue, and a generalized rash on the extremities. You need to visit a physician immediately for a physical exam. If you had a fever and sore throat that has been persistent, your rash could be sequelae from untreated strep infection. There are several other differential diagnoses. If you have fever and severe fatigue I would suggest an ER visit ...Read more

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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?

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?

Multiple causes: If could be related to bites/scabies or may have started from something his skin came in contact with. Have your doctor examine it to make the diagnosis and begin proper treatment. All the best ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop a skin rash just from dry skin or are skin rashes caused by allergies?

Is it possible to develop a skin rash just from dry skin or are skin rashes caused by allergies?

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

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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?

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

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I have an allergic skin rash. Can hay fever give rashes?

I have an allergic skin rash.  Can hay fever give rashes?

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

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Do I have a skin disease on my waistline where the belt buckle is? There's some rash there.

Do I have a skin disease on my waistline where the belt buckle is? There's some rash there.

Nickel sensitivity: The most common reason to have a rash on you waist near your belt buckle is due to nickel sensitivity. Nickel is a metal which is commonly used to coat other metal items, such as belt buckles, snaps, jewelry, etc. Ir you become sensitive to this, then any contact can lead to a rash. Use 1% Hydrocortisone cream if itchy and avoid contact with the metal. See your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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I need some tips to remove the rashes of my skin..?

I need some tips to remove the rashes of my skin..?

Find the cause: "removing" a rash is aided greatly by knowing just what was the cause. This can be a challenge so seeing a dermatologist will be your best option. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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