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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

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

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Infection (Definition)

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


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I am just curious if skin rash and cellulitis are the same infection?

I am just curious if skin rash and cellulitis are the same infection?

What's the cause?: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be cause by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, vein disease and trauma all of which have different treatments. Depending on where it occurs and what is the cause, changes the treatment. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion. A rash usually involves skin. ...Read more

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Is skin rashes on penis infection?

Is skin rashes on penis infection?

It may or may not be: Related to an infection. Recommend medical eval for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have skin rash which is now spreading on my breast. Is this infection?

I have skin rash which is now spreading on my breast. Is this infection?

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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Can you take yeast infection pills for a skin rash?

Can you take yeast infection pills for a skin rash?

If treating candida: 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

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Can you get an infection, skin rash, from black mold?

Can you get an infection, skin rash, from black mold?

Depends on species: Not all molds are pathogenic, meaning can cause disease, to humans. If someone has a weak immune system because of illness or drugs, it is always a possibility. ...Read more

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Skin rash infection on upper arms?

Skin rash infection on upper arms?

Needs examination: A rash on your arms could be due to many reasons.
Allergy, eczema, contact dermatitis, viral infection, disease, Autoimmune diseases.
You may need to see a Dr to diagnose the cause and treat accordingly ...Read more

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Fungal skin infection. What creams are as good as or better than daktacort. My rashes seem to have got worse rapidly?

Fungal skin infection. What creams are as good as or better than daktacort. My rashes seem to have got worse rapidly?

Med not the problem?: There are dozens of alternative antifungal preparations. However, often failure is due to problem with the medication reaching the fungus rather than which antifungal med used. You may do better with cream than ointment; you may need 3 or 4 times a day instead of twice; the problem may be something more than just a fungus. If initial therapy fails, best to ask pharmacist or doctor for recommend. ...Read more

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White layered dry skin in head. If removed, it turns into black skin like rashes. 6 month before found and treated streptococcus bacterial infection?

White layered dry skin in head. If removed, it turns into black skin like rashes. 6 month before found and treated streptococcus bacterial infection?

Skin cancer?: When a skin lesion fails to heal and not associated with burning or itching, one should get checked for skin cancer. The fact that it was infected 6 months ago might be due to scratching thereby introducing bacteria into the lesion. It is only prudent to see a dermatologist to make sure that it is not a skin cancer. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm a man who was prescribed vaginal yeast infection pills for a fungal skin rash. Does this make sense?

Yes: Monistat or a similar antifungal medications can be applied to the area twice a day. If not resolving in a week, advise physician. ...Read more

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I have got itching on my genitals and in between my buttocks and I later got rashes on the back of my palms and skin infection?

I have got itching on my genitals and in between my buttocks and I later got rashes on the back of my palms and skin infection?

Visit the doctor: The description of itching in your genitals and back of the palms, without additional information (meds, allergies) in an 18 years old man (unless stated, presumptively sexually active), there are several possibilities. Infections, some contagious, must be ruled out. It is very important to visit a doctor to see the rash more importantly, to discuss the specifics of your case in a timely manner. ...Read more

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What other infections cause rashes on skin and red bumps in face besides chicken pox. My son is 4?

What other infections cause rashes on skin and red bumps in face besides chicken pox. My son is 4?

Many: There are many other illness that cause rashes. Most of them are viral. If your child still has the rash I would see your doctor. ...Read more

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Marriedfemale recently diagnosd with vaginal yeast infection. Now my husband has red rashes in penis head. We're havin protected sex only. Is it related?

Contact dermatitis: Sometimes lubricant or powder used for any purpose might cause irritation. Just to be sure have your spouse md take a quick look to guide him to right treatments! Regards and happy honeymoon! ...Read more

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Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks. There's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm. Currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks. There's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm. Currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require antifungal topical medication and keeping the area dry. ...Read more

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Can an infection inside the body cause rash of blisters on the skin?

Can an infection inside the body cause rash of blisters on the skin?

Possibly: It can happen but is not common. There are blistering allergic conditions called bulbous disease. These require systemiic, internal medications to control. ...Read more

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Has this huge rash like thing on his back, it looks like skin pealed, he's tan and the rash thing looks light pink, people say it's a fungal infection?

Has this huge rash like thing on his back, it looks like skin pealed, he's tan and the rash thing looks light pink, people say it's a fungal infection?

Maybe Tinea: Skin rashes are difficult to diagnose without actually seeing them, but this sounds as though it could be a fungal infection called Tinea Versicolor, which is really common but not harmful. It can be frustrating because of the skin color changes. It is most common in moist/humid/warm climates and more obvious when one is tan. It is treatable with many OTC antifungal sprays or with selenium lotion ...Read more

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Please help! I have a yeast skin infection rash on my face?

Please help! I have a yeast skin infection rash on my face?

See your doctor: If you have an infection on your face, please see your doctor. If you have a yeast infection you need checked to see why that is happening. You may need a prescription medication to help your problem. ...Read more

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I don't know if I have a yeast infection but in that area it is itchy, and my skin is kinda white, like a white pasty rash and itchy on skin?

I don't know if I have a yeast infection but in that area it is itchy, and my skin is kinda white, like a white pasty rash and itchy on skin?

Most likely: Yes, and it could be a side effect of an antibiotic or other meds you are taking, or as a result of wearing certain synthetic clothing,
There are so many OTC meds for yeast infection, that you can try. ...Read more

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14weeks pregnant. No infections/diseases. No rash. Itchy burning skin all over whole body. Gets especially bad at night. What could it be?

14weeks pregnant. No infections/diseases. No rash. Itchy burning skin all over whole body. Gets especially bad at night. What could it be?

Dry skin?: At 14 weeks, there really are no skin related complications related specifically to the pregnancy. This sounds like something else. I would try things like: change laundry detergent, evening shower with moisturizing soap, and a humidifier in your room. Also, talk with your doctor! ...Read more

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Why so many days for skin infection to heal for my dad. On antib & putting bactroban (mupirocin).What infection which looks like rash and some fluid. He has sugar?

Complications: By sugar I guess you meant diabetes which makes one more prone to get infections. You need to contact his doctor to find out if a systemic antibiotic may be needed. At times, an infectious disease consult may be required if the infection remains uncontrolled. ...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