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Skin Rash Spreading Rapidly
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 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
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?
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
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