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Skin Rash Spreading Rapidly
Rash all over body starts on head itchy but bearable, then spreads all over body rapidly first looks like nettle sting but then turns extremely red?
Urticaria/Hives: Rarely, a reaction to medication, food, food additives, insects, parasites or infection is identified as an underlying cause of chronic hives. But in most cases, the cause of chronic hives is never identified, even after testing and monitoring symptoms. Heat, cold, pressure, sunlight or other environmental stimuli may worsen chronic hives. Certain meds such as aspirin, Ibuprofen can cause hives. ...Read more
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?
My husband has developed really bad itchy rash all over his skin. It first started on the legs, spread to the sides of his groin n is spreading evrywhr?
Scabies?: Really bad itchy rash all over the body is common in a few conditions. If the intensity of itching is high with this distribution, I would suspect scabies. Chiggers is another condition that can start with the legs and then spread. Poison ivy also can start at the legs and could be very itchy. Any of these conditions could be responsible; he needs to be seen by his doctor to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a skin rash that started back in nov. It spread to my face and is not going away.... Can anyone help?
Without an exam?: There is no way that your problem can be diagnosed without some specific description or visual examination. Skin is best handled in person at the doctor's office and not on the internet. ...Read more
I have a skin rash that just popped up above my right shoulder now it's starting to spread I don't know what it is help please!
Back rash: I am aware of that I have said this before in this group, but without being able to lay my eyes upon this rash, there is no way that I can diagnose a skin condition. No one has yet devised a way, short of possibly of photography, to show a skin lesion and tell what it is without seeing it. Sorry. ...Read more
I have a skin pingmitation which is called vinea viscolor. I am half black and this dead skin rash is seeming to spread fast. I use liamsel cream.?
May need oral med: Tinea versicolor is a common fungal skin infection which has no real medical consequences beyond skin discoloration. Lamsil cream is good, but diffiult to cover all area, especially on back. Recurrence is common as well, especially if you keep long hair. Consult doc for possible oral med and maintenance treatment--often a medicated shampoo such as nizoral (ketoconazole). Good luck. ...Read more
Got a skin rash with a hard & rough surface, very itchy, brings out fluid, spreads with a pulse, occupies large areas, over 26 years now. What can I use?
Psoriasis?: Is it scaly & sort of silvery in color? Might be a form of psoriasis but doc needs to see it to be certain. Steroid creams r used for small areas but may need oral steroids to control large areas. Also now being treated with immune modulators. See following 4 more detail:http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/psoriasis/ds00193/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more
Skin Rash due to allergy can spread further even if trigger is removed or only infection can spread not allergical skin rash? Comments?
Skin rash allergy: I am confused. Skin rash due to allergy can "spread" also called "disseminated" but should go away when trigger removed. ...Read more
I have this skin rash that just spreads out of no where. I starts itching then it turns into a scab like mark. It is not contagious. What is it?
Skin Rash: Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. There are two kinds of contact dermatitis: irritant or allergic. Treatment is with prescription strength cortisone from your local dermatologist. Skin rashes need to be seen for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
I am experiencing a red skin rash about an inch long on my shinbone which showed up the day after being on my knees while planting a small garden months ago, it does not itch, it has not changed, it has not spread..
Monitor: Monitor it, if worse, please see a physician or upload an image of it. If it is an infection you will most likely need antibiotics. ...Read more
Severly itchy raiaes off skin rash that started on arm then spread to legs and back it get red and hot what is this?
Rash: It may be dermatographism, but it is best to have your rash evaluated by a doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Dry skin rash with little white bumps in groin area, red bumps above genetalia, rash has spread to anus and butt cheeck, what could this be?
Get it checked: It's difficult to say what your problem could be without visualization of the rash. It's best to follow up with a provider so they can evaluate your condition and determine it's seriousness or lack there of. ...Read more
I have painless non itchy skin coloured rashes on my vagina for the past 2 yrs. I am not sexually active. Now the rashes begin to spread on perineum.
You should absolute-: Ly see your doctor to evaluate. There are many things this could be including infection, pigmentation alteration, but doctor should be able to diagnose and treat ...Read more
Skin rash lower leg itching and like pimples in small area and also up calf. But spread out - more on one leg than other?
Skin Rash Leg/itchin:
It is very difficult to say exactly what it can be for sure without looking at the rash. But from description it seems you have some kind of contact dermatitis of allergic type as it is only limited to one leg.
You should see your doctor to have it diagnosed and treated properly as it may be fungus or some other infection causing the rash. ...Read more
Had a skin rash for a month, since 2 weeks after moving to a new apt. Arms, legs, and still spreading. Super itchy. Burns and spreads if scratched.
Red rashes in patches, spreaded on the upper body most on face. Pain and tenderness, inflamed skin, feeling of warmth, fever, drainage, swollen badly?
Rash: Need to see a picture of this to help you. Perform a virtual consult for help ...Read more
I am experiencing genital rash, skin redness or irritation and skin rash. They appeared first on both arms then spread to legs feet thighs & genitals?
Not enough info: Many possibilities, hard to guess at the cause from this description. You'll need to see a doctor in person. Good luck! ...Read more
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
I have had a itch on my back for almost 2 weeks with no obvious cause. It has not spread but is very irritating. No dry skin, no rash, no bites?
My 7months old baby has a rash on her fore head and head, when she scratches it, it brings out fluid which spreads to other parts of the head and bring?
See below: See your pediatrician to look at this and evaluate/treat. Hard to give a good answer without looking a the rash. ...Read more
I have had white small spots under my skin for the past week and they are starting to spread, I'm not sure what they are. Some appear as a red rash.?
Sorry: It is impossible to diagnose a rash without seeing it. It must be seen and evaluated. Were you out in the woods? ...Read more
Herpes: It is still contagious even after the lesions have healed and they don't look like they are there, although when there are vesicles with fluid in them it is more contagious any kind of skin to skin contact can spread herpes. Asymptomatic people infected with hsv1 or hsv2 can still transmit the virus. The virus replicates on mucocutaneous surfaces and infects sensory nerve terminals and nucl. ...Read more
What can cause this? Small macular orange/brown rash on trunk, spreads to a 2" circle leaving normal skin in middle. Lasts 6 weeks then starts elsewhere
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
I have rash around the bikini line it now spread to the side of my vagina cheeks, its itchy and raw and hot to touch n skin turned black what is it?
Don't know: Rashes are really impossible to diagnose over the computer, so seeing a dr for a visual examination would be your best bet. In the bikini line though, you may have shaved and that can cause an irritation and folliculitis like rash. Groin areas commonly get fungal infections too. But as stated, these are guesses only, see a dr for the answer and tx, best wishes. ...Read more
How to wash ringworm on chest? I wash it only with cold water. I don't want it to spread and when I wash, the water from it touches skin around the rash.
I've been feeling like a rash on my leg and now it spread to my lower back, it is under the skin and very uncomfortable when I touch it. I can't see it?
See Dermatologist: It is nearly impossible to make a diagnosis of a skin eruption without looking at the area. Seek help of a dermatologist in your area. ...Read more
I have a skin irritation or a rash on my back that is spreading. Is there a cream or ointment I should use? The rash started on my upper back and spread to my lower back
This: This is very challenging to answer without a clinical examination so I would recommend you see a dermatologist. It could be many possibilities, including tinea versicolor (common on the back), eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, folliculitis, fungal infection, or other possibilities. Read more about these conditions at the link below. I hope that helps a little! ...Read more
What causes itchy rash that spreads but not to others? We recently moved and after cleaning new place I have developed a rash that is spreading over body from head to toe. I itch constantly and feel like I am being bit. My wife has none of this. What
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