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Skin Rash Only At Night
My husband and I both have a rash all over. It's extremely itchy and keeps us up at at night. His doctor told him its dry skin. What could it be?
4mo boy has red irregular shapes rashes on face at night, disappear within one hour or so. Rashes not above skin. Don't see at day time. What are they?
They sound like they: Could be hives, which may be a reaction to something in his environment or something he is eating (if he is on solid foods). Has he been recently weaned from breast milk? Have him seen by his pediatrician, or if the rash isn't there at all during the day, try to take a photo and show it to his doctor. If you are on HealthTap Prime, you could do a consult with one of us. ...Read more
I have red skin like rashes/spot like formations that form at night over my body and disappear overnight. What is it? And what could be the cause?
I started to have itchy skin (at night) on day 6 after embryo transfer (with no rashes). Does it a progesterone side effect?
Past two nights I've gotten a skin rash on my stomach, back and parts of arms. Goes away in morning then reappears at night. Looks like hives? Help please
Stomach pain, acid stomach, brown and red itchy skin rashes, everytime I eat something with acid it will bother me at night during my sleep. Help!
See your doctor: It looks like you have 2 problems, stomach pain and skin rashes. You might have acid reflux / gastritis or peptic ulcer diseases. You can try otc antacid or acid reduction meds like zantac (ranitidine) in the meantime but you need to be seen and evaluated to have it treated correctly. Also it's almost impossible to know what your skin rashes might be if we don't see it. Your local doctor can help. ...Read more
Itchy skin all over body, worse at night, rash isn't that noticeable but itches like crazy & sometimes burns. What could it be?
Many possibilities: When the body itches all over, it implies that the itching/rash may be a reaction from an ingestion such as a medication or food, or an allergy to the environment, ie hayfever. Another possibility could be a skin infestation such as scabies. Reactions to things like fabrics or laundry detergent will usually spare certain parts of the body such as the head/scalp, hands and feet. ...Read more
I am itchy all over from head to toe, but I don't have a rash. It feels like it is worse at night when I lie down, but it does happen most of the day?
Itching or pruritus: Can be acute or chronic. See dermatologist or allergist for work-up and treatment options ...Read more
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
I have no rash or anything visible on my skin yet I have this intense itching mostly on my feet and its not athletes foot mostly at night any ideas
My legs itch so bad at night and I have not rash and I haven't walked through any grass or weeds. I want to rip the skin off. Help?
Pruritis: Itchy skin is notoriously worse at nighttime due to a lowering of our natural cortisol in the body. Best course of action is to start low and slow oral antihistamines and slowly increase the dose (s) until the itch is reduced or stopped. Hypoallergenic lotions/topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can also help. ...Read more
Itch bottom of the foot, specially at night, no rash, there is some type of darker skin in the great toe that looks like dry skin?
Tinea pedis: My bet is athletes foot. Google and look at images. Go to drug store and ask pharmacist what works best in your town. ...Read more
Itchy skin that's been coming on out of the blue, worse at night. Sometimes accompanied by rash/hives. Eczema runs in the family, could this be it?
Possibly: This sounds like it could be eczema, especially since you have a family history. I would have it checked by your primary provider. There are multiple treatments available. ...Read more
Rash, flat redness with tiny bumps & itch over whole body (not head/hands/feet) for 14 days now. Not on any meds. Worse at night. What could this be?
Have to look at it: It is difficult to give a correct diagnosis without seeing the rashes. Many things can present with tiny itchy bumps. You should see a local physician. ...Read more
Severe, intense arm itching (13 years). No rash. Not dry skin. Keeps me up at night. Have to ice arms. Any ideas on what it can be?
Have a itchy rash on buttocks...causes dry skin and one or two blisters. Itching is worse at night. Spontaneously clears after a few days?
Rash on buttocks: Hello ~ have a Dr see the rash when its there because this sounds suspiciously like a herpes infection rash. If it is there is no need to be concerned, but we would advise how you can better not spread this and advise lots of washing of hands, and the rash is severe could be treated with Acyclovir or derivative or some 1% hydrocort for itch, or nothing. Thanks.. ...Read more
Severe itching upper arms, especially at night. Feels like under the skin, scratching sometimes making it worse. No rash, anything visible.
Prurititis: Itchiness with a rash is termed pruritis and can occur for no systemic reason at all. First attempt to treat it with an over-the-counter antihistamine such as zyrtec (cetirizine) (no decongestant needed) to see if taken regularly, your itching improves. Sarna lotion is a non-steroidal lotion which can be used as well. If no sucess, see your dermatologist. He/she may need to check some labs. ...Read more
Been having itchy skin for 2 weeks, no rash/bumps/bites, wake up 3-5 times to urinate at night, tiredness. No idea why! Any suggestions?
Diabetes?: Diabetics have frequent urination if it is not under control. As well, diabetes is associated with dry skin, skin rash, eczema. .. I recommend that you see your primary care doctor for some simple bloodwork to exclude this diagnosis. This would be a good place to start the work-up. ...Read more
5 days itchy skin all over, especially groin region and worse at night. Slightly red near groin only. Red circular rash and tender around nipple. Have used jetted tub a few weeks ago. Fungus? Bacteria?
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?
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
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
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
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: flaking or scaling). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? The rashes are joint and turned into white patches. Will the skin ever forn vack? Its at hairline neck face
I have this rashes and every night I keep on scratching and as I scratched there is a fluid coming outI am confused if this is eczma or skin asth?
Eczema: Chronic itchy skin rash at night is certainly possible to be eczema. Sure would like to see it, other itchy rashes include contact dermatitis (from a detergent or dye) scabies, flea bites and many others. Each has a different treatment. As for oozing, you may well have a secondary infection with staph. I lost you on the last bit of the question, please ask again. You need a doc visit, definitely ...Read more
Hard to tell: Without looking at the rash, and taking a full history of what you have taken or eaten or used on your skin recently, it is hard to tell what it could be. See a doctor for proper work up and diagnosis. ...Read more
Itch without Rash:
May be do to a LARGE # medical conditions and you need to consult with a Medical Professional for some testing...the very first thing to do is ask yourself if you have been taking anything or eating anything "unusual" Have you used a new DETERGENT to wash your clothes.
Any PETS in the house....
In the meantime an OTC anti-histamine may be useful BENADRYL (Diphenhydramine) may help. ...Read more
I have a rash all over if you rub on it you can feel a bumps under the skin. It itches what can this be?
My son is 3 years old about a week ago his skin broke out he broke out with a rash all over his body from his head all the way to his feet I took him?
?: Viral vs allergy are my best guesses, you leave me no clues to narrow this down... ...Read more