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What cause skin rash, fatigue and diarrhea?

What cause skin rash, fatigue and diarrhea?

Cutaneous signs...: Try: mastocytosis, erythema nodosum & multiforme, pyoderma gangrenosum, metastatic crohn's, acne fulminans, degos', amyloidosis, kaposi's sarcoma, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, peutz-jeghers, ehlers-danlos, pseudoxanthoma elasticum, scleroderma, dermatitis herpetiformis, hypertrichosis lanuginosa, leser-trelat, cowden's, tylosis, glucagonoma, carcinoid, pct, tylosis, dermatomyositis, more. ...Read more

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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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My daughter has 26 days complaining of skin rash, napkin dermitits, abdomen colic, diarrhea, and severe crying. What the appropriate treat?

My daughter has 26 days complaining of skin rash, napkin dermitits, abdomen colic, diarrhea, and severe crying. What the appropriate treat?

Colic: Can be multiple reasons for the irritability, whether its from the skin issues or GI issues. Might be allergic to the breast milk/formula. Should be tested via a stool sample for blood. Depending on what the rash looks like would dictate what to do for that. Baby should be seen by their doc. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed w IBS from a lower colonoscopy. I have been living with diarrhea over the last year. Now I have a rash all over my skin & lost weight?

I was diagnosed w IBS from a lower colonoscopy. I have been living with diarrhea over the last year. Now I have a rash all over my skin & lost weight?

Probably not related: .... unless you were given a prescription drug for the IBS that may be causing the rash. Important clues about what might be going on will come from someone looking closely at the rash and taking a diet and symptom history to try to ascertain why you might be losing weight. Keep working with your doctor to sort through these significant problems. Best wishes:) ...Read more

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I had sudden diarrhea and itchy rash all over my body 3 weeks ago. It lasted for 2 hours and dissappeared. Today it occured again. What could it be?

I had sudden diarrhea and itchy rash all over my body 3 weeks ago. It lasted for 2 hours and dissappeared. Today it occured again. What could it be?

Food reaction?: Keep a diary on your food intake and symptoms since the episodic nature of your symptoms and the skin rash point to a food allergy. See an allergist if the cause cannot be pinpointed. ...Read more

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Could toviaz (fesoterodine) cause diarrhea and rash?

Could toviaz (fesoterodine) cause diarrhea and rash?

Toviaz (fesoterodine) Side effects: The most common side effects from Toviaz (fesoterodine) are actually constipation and dry mouth. I do not think that your reported symptoms are related to Toviaz (fesoterodine) use. Stop the medications and see if you improve; that is the best assessment for atypical adverse side effects. ...Read more

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My 5 year old has a red rash that doesn't itch. The rash has a white center. This has occurred more than once with diarrhea.

My 5 year old has a red rash that doesn't itch. The rash has a white center. This has occurred more than once with diarrhea.

Viral rash: Viruses in children commonly cause diarrhea and rashes, and for the most part, are not dangerous. Have your pediatrician take a look at the rash when it is active for more clarification. ...Read more

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16mo old son has diarrhea 4 the last 2 days and has caused a terrible rash. Prev medication ointment not working. Aloe & vaseline & powder not fixing?

16mo old son has diarrhea 4 the last 2 days and has caused a terrible rash. Prev medication ointment not working. Aloe & vaseline & powder not fixing?

Zind oxide: Irritative rashes from diarrhea in toddlers ae amongst the most stubborn rashes to cure. Try and get some daily air into that area - let him run around diaperless outside - who cares if he poops or pees on the lawn? Then, a diaper cream that has zinc oxide may be more useful - some brand names: triple paste, butt paste, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) or generic zinc oxide. ...Read more

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Can fifth disease in children cause bad diarrhea? What are some home remedies I can use for her rash? When will it be gone? Child is 2.

Can fifth disease in children cause bad diarrhea? What are some home remedies I can use for her rash? When will it be gone? Child is 2.

No diarrhea: I cannot recall ever seeing a case where diarrhea was involved. They can occur simultaneously for a number of reasons but it is not a listed symptom. I would ignore the rash. It comes up from the inside so outside creams or treatments don't help. The rash may flare with a warm bath or play outside and can persist for weeks. They are not contagious when the rash appears. ...Read more

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11 year old has daily diarrhea for past couple weeks. Also had full body rash (small raised bumps) which cleared up last week. What's going on?

11 year old has daily diarrhea for past couple weeks. Also had full body rash (small raised bumps) which cleared up last week. What's going on?

It depends on what: You mean by diarrhea (true diarrhea is multiple loose, watery stools as opposed to just loose stool once/day). If it is true diarrhea, she may need stool cultures to rule out a parasitic or bacterial infection. Any fever? blood in stool? Vomiting? History of travel? Changes in diet? The rash may be part of a viral infection, reaction to food, or unrelated. Please discuss with her doctor. ...Read more

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My one month old has diarrhea, it started today. It's green and has mucus. He's had a rash on his face for about two weeks also. What can I do?

My one month old has diarrhea, it started today. It's green and has mucus. He's had a rash on his face for about two weeks also. What can I do?

Stool in a1 month ol: Stool in a one month old baby may be pasty to watery as well as mucosy. Color may also vary. As long as the child isn't fussy or irritable there is no reason to be upset. Babies get all kinds of rashes and usually have no significance. As always if you have concerns check with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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4 months ago my kid had roseola.2 days ago he had fever & diarrhea. The fever is gone but now he's getting he same rash. Is it roseola again? He's 2.

4 months ago my kid had roseola.2 days ago he had fever & diarrhea. The fever is gone but now he's getting he same rash. Is it roseola again? He's 2.

No: You have roseola once, although there is no readily available test to confirm it. Many childhood illnesses marked by fever and diarrhea will end in a rash that can be confused with many other conditions. ...Read more

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My son been throwing up and now rash and diarrhea?

My son been throwing up and now rash and diarrhea?

Go to pediatrician: I don't know how old your son is, but there are so many causes of diarrhea, most of which is virus which may not need treatment with antibiotics but the vomiting and diarrhea is concerning for dehydration and shock. He has to be seen, diagnosed and be treated appropriately. They don't have as much volume as adults have. ...Read more

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My daughter has developed a rash on her face and has had diarrhea and is having a hard time staying asleep at night what coyld this be?

My daughter has developed a rash on her face and has had diarrhea and is having a hard time staying asleep at night what coyld this be?

Viral illness: Keep her well hydrated and watch. Should she develop fever or becomes lethargic, seek a medical attention. ...Read more

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Vomiting, diarrhea, and rash on face. What are these symptoms of?

Vomiting, diarrhea, and rash on face. What are these symptoms of?

Viral?: After vomiting small blood vessels pop on the face and can give you a rash, but a rash and the nausea and vomiting can also result from a viral infection. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are diarrhea and rash possible side effects of Synthroid (thyroxine)?

Are diarrhea and rash possible side effects of Synthroid (thyroxine)?

Yes, but. . .: Yes, they are possible side effects, but don't stop your medication before contacting your doctor. They could be does-related (you may need a smaller dose) or even unrelated. That is, it could be a coincidence, and the cause might be something else (like an infection). Get checked straight away if the diarrhea and rash have not already resolved. ...Read more

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First of 3 b12 injection yesterday and now have a rash down my back on the side it was injected and have vomiting and diarrhea. Reaction?

First of 3 b12 injection yesterday and now have a rash down my back on the side it was injected and have vomiting and diarrhea. Reaction?

Need more info: Why are you getting B12 injections? Could the symptoms be the underlying illness for which you are getting B 12 injections? It would be prudent to discuss the matter with the doctor who prescribed B 12 injections.
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3 weeks ago, my 1 yr old had a temp for 2 days, then diarrhea now rash. Rash has turned red to bumpy, not itchy. It's been 2 weeks and rash still there?

3 weeks ago, my 1 yr old had a temp for 2 days, then diarrhea now rash. Rash has turned red to bumpy, not itchy. It's been 2 weeks and rash still there?

Rash in a child: Rash, fever, and diarrhea is a pretty common group of symptoms that can be caused by a viral infection. If the child is not very sick, then it is best to wait to see whether everything goes away in time. Virus infections, like the common cold or the flu, are self limited but can last for many weeks. If the child seems to be very ill, then go to the pediatrician. ...Read more

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What can be done to get rid of diarrhea and a bleeding diaper rash?

What can be done to get rid of diarrhea and a bleeding diaper rash?

LBM-DIAPER RASH: Among babies, diaper rash follows lbm. Diarrhea rx: no juice or milk, depending on age, you can give tea, rice, crackers, banana, pedialyte.Consult md if not sure. Diaper rash responds to fungal medic. Like nystatin, mycolog, lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone). ...Read more

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Pains, chills, vomiting, diarrhea, and a rash. Headaches and can't sleep. What is wrong with me?

Pains, chills, vomiting, diarrhea, and a rash. Headaches and can't sleep. What is wrong with me?

See Below: Please call your primary care provider to discuss your sx and to get a thorough evaluation. These sx cannot be diagnosed over the internet and require face- to- face meeting. Good luck! ...Read more

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My 22 month old has yellow diarrhea; and has rash on her genitals. Can I give herImodium? İf I can, what is the dosage?

My 22 month old has yellow diarrhea; and has rash on her genitals. Can I give herImodium? İf I can, what is the dosage?

Toddler withDiarrhea: A 22 mo old child is too young for Imodium (loperamide). In a toddler, the best way to treat the diarrhea is with clear fluids such as pedialyte (oral electrolyte soln), avoiding milk and juice. Solid foods, BRAT diet: Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast/Tortillas-- lots of starchy bland foods. If there is blood or mucus, or your child is acting ill or dehydrated, see pediatrician. Use a barrier cream on diaper area ...Read more

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My son has had diarrhea all day, no fever, no rash, no cough or congestion...What could be the cause? & what can I do to help him?

My son has had diarrhea all day, no fever, no rash, no cough or congestion...What could be the cause? & what can I do to help him?

Viral: Could be a viral infection or something he ate. Could even be teething--how old is he?
Do not give him milk or juices. Give him a high carb diet--rice, white bread, potatoes. Give him Pedialyte or Gatorade and make sure he is urinating well. It should pass. ...Read more

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Does geographic tongue come with diarrhea? I have had it for 3 months already. I also had a rash in my shoulder blade. Could it be salmonella?

see doctor: Usually, geographic tongue has no pain or other associated bodily rashes or diarrhea. If you have a completely bald tongue, it can be a vitamin deficiency. See physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a small blister/rash near my butt after diarrhea. I don't know whether it is due to excess wiping or something else. Now it turned into a cut?

I had a small blister/rash near my butt after diarrhea. I don't know whether it is due to excess wiping or something else. Now it turned into a cut?

Excoriation: Your buttock may be excoriated form the diarrhea, which is common, and with persistent skin irritation, can lead into a cut/abrasion as well. See the Dr. As you may need creams to help relief the discomfort and prevent or even treat a possible infection. ...Read more

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Stopped lamotrigine for 5-6 days while out, & re-started at full dose without titration. 1-inch purple target/ring rash w white center along with some coughing (tho had occasional random coughs for years) & 1-second diarrhea. Steven-Johnson syndrome?

Distinctly uncommon: Restarting lamotrigine after being on the medication safely and having Steven Johnson Syndrome would be unusual. However, would still have the rash be evaluated since it might be something else. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more