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Skin rash, reddish, round raised. Scattered, only on my elbow.?

Psoriasis or eczema?: Around the elbow, it is possible that this represents psoriasis or eczema but it could be a variety of other diseases , many of which may be easily treated or may require additional diagnostic tests. ...Read more

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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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My 8 year old daughter has been on miralax since she was a year old. For the past 2 years she has had a skin rash on elbows and knees. Any link possib?

My 8 year old daughter has been on miralax since she was a year old. For the past 2 years she has had a skin rash on elbows and knees. Any link possib?

DETAILS????: Why is the child using a laxative? If there is not a very, very good reason, this needs serious attention from a DR, preferably a gastroenterologist. No, the rash, probably eczema or psoriasis, is not due to miralax. This is best addressed by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a red skin rash on the inside of elbows of both arms..?

More information: How long have you had it? Does it itch or hurt? A variety of skin conditions can cause such a condition. Your best bet is to see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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My 8th mnt daughter has skin rashes on head,elbows,knee,bumps,cheeks,neck,arm.her dad has psoriasis..cud it be d same n is it serious?using cetaphil.

My 8th mnt daughter has skin rashes on head,elbows,knee,bumps,cheeks,neck,arm.her dad has psoriasis..cud it be d same n is it serious?using cetaphil.

Itchy?: At this young age, I would be more suspicious of eczema (atopic dermatitis) which may be linked to food allergies as well as airborne allergens. If these rash itch, then eczema is more likely. If you are using Cetaphil lotion, be sure to use it regularly and apply it within 3 mins after bathing. Talk to your pediatrician. A discussion of eczema can be found elsewhere. ...Read more

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I have itchy skin rashes over my thighs, legs, arms, and elbows, ever since i took paracetamol-codeine tablets. What can I use for this intense itch ?

I have itchy skin rashes over my thighs, legs, arms, and elbows, ever since i took paracetamol-codeine tablets. What can I use for this intense itch ?

Allergy: Sound like a reaction to the medication. Itching can usually be helped with Benadryl otc. Just follow the directions on the package. You should also call the doc who gave you the medicine to let them know your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have these circle like paches-rashes that apear near my right elbow from time to time. Doc wrote it of as "stress" without any tests. Problem?

I have these circle like paches-rashes that apear near my right elbow from time to time. Doc wrote it of as "stress" without any tests. Problem?

Erythema multiforme?: This may be localized erythema multiforme secondary to recurrent herpes infection. A skin biopsy and blood test can confirm diagnosis. Treatment with oral antivirals could treat and prevent rash. ...Read more

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My baby is 3 months old and has reddish rashes on her cheeks, elbows, and knees. Is it just eczema?

My baby is 3 months old and has reddish rashes on her cheeks, elbows, and knees.  Is it just eczema?

Probably, but: I would not blow it off. Many infants are allergic to a food that is causing the rash. Getting an allergy evaluation to determine if a food is related to the rash may help to dramatically improve the rash once the food culprit is eliminated from the diet. ...Read more

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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


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