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Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?

Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?

Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from inlation, contact or gestion of a sunstance or chemical foreign to the body's immune system. I would try zyrtec (cetirizine) and head over to the closet urgent care center. ...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


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Experiencing itch&skin rash not very visible but itchy&only on my hands the back of them and arms no where else has that but does itch What to do?

Experiencing itch&skin rash not very visible but itchy&only on my hands the back of them and arms no where else has that but does itch What to do?

Just an itch: If just itching without a rash and if affecting only the hands and forearms, then step one is usually to avoid irritants (excessive hand washing, contact with hot water or chemicals etc) and to ensure adequate moisturization with fragrance-free/plant extract-free product. ...Read more

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Swelling/pain in hands & where arm meets wrists, pain up forearm, elbow, back of arm, swollen spot top of shoulder, RA test -, started 1 yr ago, worried about deterioration, no rash, no warmth, some tingling?

Swelling/pain in hands & where arm meets wrists, pain up forearm, elbow, back of arm, swollen spot top of shoulder, RA test -, started 1 yr ago, worried about deterioration, no rash, no warmth, some tingling?

Pain in hands/arms: This sounds very much like a connective tissue problem. Best to see a rheumatologist for further evaluation and work up. Also with the tingling, EMG/NCS (nerve) testing also indicated. Your provider will know what this means and what to do. Best of luck ...Read more

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My one month old granddaughter has a rash on her arms and legs with her hands and feet swollen what could this be?

My one month old granddaughter has a rash on her arms and legs with her hands and feet swollen what could this be?

Pedaitric dermatolog: Can not reel from description. It is most likely eczema but there are a number of conditions that occur shortly after birth. If pediatrician is unclear see pediatric dermatolgist who has training in pediatrics and dermatology.Bthis will probably resolve within a few months, but definitlely have grandchild evaluated at large mufti doctor practice or at university dermatology program. ...Read more

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For many years off and on I've experienced rash on my arms and legs, itchy and swollen feet and hands as well.?

For many years off and on I've experienced rash on my arms and legs, itchy and swollen feet and hands as well.?

Reacting Reaction..: The on and off nature of the condition, as well as the peripheral location makes it appear that your symptoms could be due to an allergic reaction. When it's in the "on" mode, a trip to an allergist may be the quickest route to finding resolution. ...Read more

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I have an itchy rash on my arms hands and feet with swollen lips and part of my gum is swollen. I have no appetite and feel weak, can you advise me?

I have an itchy rash on my arms hands and feet with swollen lips and part of my gum is swollen. I have no appetite and feel weak, can you advise me?

Have it evaluated.: See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. No one can diagnose your issues over the internet for certain. ...Read more

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Very itchy skin on feet under feet, palms of hands, fingers of feet & hands swollen, spread to the arms & legs & now to upper thighs. Red bumps first?

Itchy hands/feet: Thank you for your question. Itchy hands & feet that spreads to the arms & legs could be caused by a number of things. There are different types of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external/internal sources. Having an examination & evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a rash that shows up on my hands, arms, legs and stomach. It comes and goes. The skin is never raised, but it's splotchy and very itchy.?

I have a rash that shows up on my hands, arms, legs and stomach. It comes and goes. The skin is never raised, but it's splotchy and very itchy.?

Probably hives: Sounds like urticaria (hives). If the rash is going on over 2-3 weeks you need to an allergist to find the cause. Visit us at www. Ehacstl. Com to learn how treating the cause can relieve skin rashes and many other common ailments. ...Read more

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I have had itchy skin with no rash for weeks now. Comes in waves. Generally, scalp, neck, arms and legs. Rarely torso and never feet/ hands.?

I have had itchy skin with no rash for weeks now. Comes in waves. Generally, scalp, neck, arms and legs. Rarely torso and never feet/ hands.?

? dry skin: As it is affecting the more exposed areas, however, if symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more

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Experiencing itchy rash. Also describe me: Skin redness/irritation and Allergic reaction. What should I do? Hand arms and legs mostly hands& arms help

Experiencing itchy rash. Also describe me: Skin redness/irritation and Allergic reaction. What should I do? Hand arms and legs mostly hands& arms help

Too little info: Most skin rashes need to be examined in order to offer meaningful insight. In the case of a reaction, a discussion about potential exposures is also necessary. ...Read more

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Sensitive to the touch skin on my hand and my bicep on the right arm and only in those areas not the whole arm No Rash/discoloring, pinched nerve?

Sensitive to the touch skin on my hand and my bicep on the right arm and only in those areas not the whole arm No Rash/discoloring, pinched nerve?

Pain in neck: Pain or stiffness in neck? Maybe pressure on nerve in neck at cervical level 5 to 6. Maybe pressure in shoulder muscles. Maybe some pressure on your radial nerve. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Rash on my skin which I have had for a few months it is itchy and I've been to gp but swells up to my eye and all over my face and swollen hands?

Rash on my skin which I have had for a few months it is itchy and I've been to gp but swells up to my eye and all over my face and swollen hands?

Need to be seen: By a dermatologist / allergist, you may very well have urticaria/angioedema, meanwhile you need to take any OTC antihistamine, as cetirizine, loratadine or fexofenadine regularly once or twice a day even if you don't have symptoms, till you see the specialist, good luck ...Read more

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29 year old male with sudden onset widespread joint pain. Symptoms concentrated on left side of body, swollen hands and itchy skin no rash no bug bite?

29 year old male with sudden onset widespread joint pain. Symptoms concentrated on left side of body, swollen hands and itchy skin no rash no bug bite?

Needs evaluation: The onset of these symptoms can have many sources. These symptoms can be related to connective tissue disorders, viral infections, medication reactions, among others. Some of these can be serious and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I recently having small fevers fatigue over a week. I had a head to toe rash. And now I woke up with very swollen hands and feet and sore joints?

I recently having small fevers fatigue over a week. I had a head to toe rash. And now I woke up with very swollen hands and feet and sore joints?

Need to be seen: Your symptoms may be related to an infection or possibly an autoimmune process. There are several viral infections that can give you the symptoms you describe and lab work can confirm if this it the case. For the majority the only intervention is time and controlling symptoms such as fever and pain. You want to limit your exposure to others until you are seen by a medical provider. ...Read more

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Cyst under arm and pilonidal cyst, swollen glands everywhere, rash on wrist, weight loss, and dizziness and general feeling unwell. What could this be?

Cyst under arm and pilonidal cyst, swollen glands everywhere, rash on wrist, weight loss, and dizziness and general feeling unwell. What could this be?

Many symptoms: Please make an appointment to see your doctor. A medical history will be taken and complete physical exam done.
Once done appropriate management will be started or you might be referred to a specialist. ...Read more

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Shooting pains down my arm. Numb tingling and swelling in my lower arms, wrists, hands and fingers, swollen legs, lower back pain and mottled skin?

Not good: Go to nearest Emergency room for evaluation and treatment. Mottled skin is a sign that there are changes in the blood vessels below the skin causing a patchy bluish purplish color a sign of decreased circulation. You need to find out what condition is causing these symptoms!!! ...Read more

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Pinky Tiny Pimples-like Rashes on the back of both hands & starts to feel itchy after few hours...spreading to arm slowly...can I take Cetirizine?

Pinky Tiny Pimples-like Rashes on the back of both hands & starts to feel itchy after few hours...spreading to arm slowly...can I take Cetirizine?

You could but..: A better choice might be diphenhydramine (Benadryl) but the cetirizine is less likely to make you drowsy so you can start with that and if it doesn't work try the diphenhydramine. You can also try 1% hydrocortisone cream that you can get at the store on the rash to see if that alleviates the itching and the spread of the rash. ...Read more

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What do I need to do about a rash its little bumps dat started on my arms in a circle and spreaded to my hand and on my back after I took a bath.

What do I need to do about a rash its little bumps dat started on my arms in a circle and spreaded to my hand and on my back after I took a bath.

Have it looked at.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my hands, arms, small of my back, thighs, knee caps and elbows. The rash is itchy and burns and painful.?

I have a rash on my hands, arms, small of my back, thighs, knee caps and elbows. The rash is itchy and burns and painful.?

Psoriasis: Can involve the areas that you mentioned but is usually not itchy or burning but can be. Other skin conditions such as eczema can be itchy and blotchy. ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps on hands and feet that swell and are sore. I have had a rash on my legs and, stomach, and arms but it was just itchy bumps, not pa?

I have itchy bumps on hands and feet that swell and are sore. I have had a rash on my legs and, stomach, and arms but it was just itchy bumps, not pa?

See dermatologist: It is impossible to diagnose from this description. There are multiple possibilities which will not respond to over the counter products. Evaluate all medications, environmental exposure and food history. ...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