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Skin Rash That Itches And Spreads
What would cause a skin rash? It does not itch, but is spreading. I don't recall using any new soaps, lotions, detergents, medicines, etc.
Too many things: Too many possibilities to answer here in such short space. As you said, you haven't had any contact with things that could be a cause so you should get the rash looked at by your doctor. ...Read more
Have been treating entire body for fungal infection with coconut oil rash gone skin dry and flaky now still itches really bad possible I'd reaction? Symmetrical rash started on torso spread to arms and legs has reached ankles still extremely itchy on breas
Sounds fungal: Would need more background information as there are several potential causes for rash such as this. However, ruling out fungal infection is at top of list. Coconut oil has good antimicrobial properties and may have helped calm an inflammatory reaction to the infection, but does not seem to have completed the task. Would see a physician to confirm and take antifungal medication. ...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?
I dyed my hair and now my head itches and it has sores and when I itch my head it starts to leak and I have a rash all over my body?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Skin itches and rashes form in some locations. Only happens in the summer, this is the 2nd year. Rash occurs on exposed and non-exposed skin.
Fungal likely: Usually occur in groin, armpits, under breasts, but occur anywhere where u sweat more. Fungus are notorious for reappearing during summer time as they like moist conditions. Key is to keep the areas as dry as possible. Antifungal and steroid creams are the usual treatment. A dermatologist can help ...Read more
Can Happen: It can surely happen. Skin is the largest organ and oftentimes itchy/rashy skin is how allergies can manifest. ...Read more
I got allergy due to hot summers due to which my skin itches a lot and got small red rashes. What should I do to cure it?
Multiple: How long does the rash last after you got out of the sun? Do you have the same issues after exercise? The problem can be due to what is called cholinergic urticaria which usually occurs during the cooling off period after an increase in core body temperature (hot shower, sun, exercise, stress etc). If this is what you are experiencing, then taking an antihistamine prior to the exposure may work. ...Read more
For a year I have been getting severe rashes all over my body sometimes white bumps other times just really red skin what could this be? Itches so bad
Show your physician: It's impossible to diagnose a rash without looking at it. Next time it flares up, don't take any medicine for it and don't apply anything topically-- these can change the rash and make it difficult to diagnose. Then have your physician look at it right away. ...Read more
Good day please I’m having a skin rash which itches turning out to be wounds that heal over my body especially my laps and web fingers what do I do??
Eval: These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
Skin rash, month now, skin itches, I scratch, at 1st little bumps would appear, now spreading with raised red lumps with little bumps too, sound like?
Dermograghism: See a dermatologist. Meanwhile you can take a daily antihistamine. The best one for this is Zyrtec. The generic, cetirizine, is just the same only cheaper. This is a physical urticaria, not allergy. When the skin is stroked, mast cells release histamine, causing itchy, elevated areas in the shape of the contact. Thus you can write messages on your skin. ...Read more
I have a dry skin rash on the sides and back of my stomach. It looks like reddish straight linear lines & it itches. I have had it for over a week.?
Hard to tell: Unfortunately like so many rashes a picture is worth a thousand words. It would be worth seeing your doctor who can often answer the question with a quick look and prescribe an appropriate cream. In general itchy rashes suggest an allergic cause (with several exceptions), and can often be easily treated with steroid creams. ...Read more
My husband has had a reoccurring skin rash on his back, chest, butt, between legs, face since 15yrs old. Itches very bad. Red raised patches.
My 4 Y/o daughter has a skin rash after being bit by mosquito, but the rash is all over her hands & legs and it itches.
Skin rash from scratching. I scarred off leftover spray tan in my breast and now I have a rash that itches and tiny puss bumps?
Allergic?: Possible reaction to the spray...I would avoid further use, and see your family doc if it doesn't improve.. ...Read more
For the last few day I broke out with a rash on my face and shoulders it itches skin feels like It's on fire what could be going on?
My skin itches after doing some work or exercise especially when my body temperature is high. The rash would last for about 1 or 2 hours. Pliz help.?
Histamine: This is relatively common. Certain immune cells that are located in your skin are releasing histamine in response to heat. The histamine causes the blood vessels in your skin to dilate and get a little leaky, causing the rash and itch. You could try taking a non-drowsy antihistamine at least an hour before exercising. Try to keep as cool as possible. Maybe spray yourself with water periodically. ...Read more
Rash: White bubbly rash? Hmm. Is it really white? Please give more details. Where is it? Any ideas on whether there was exposure to poison ivy? How large or small are the "bubbles"? How long has it been present? Any other symptoms? I can tell you that staying cool can decrease itching a little, and being hot can increase itching. Best of luck to you! ...Read more
I have a rash or something in the back of my head what could it be? & there is a lum and it itches all the time. I think scabs or something comes off.
I have the issue with this rash except mine itches and the skin is very dry, nothing stops it. It is mainly ion my buttocks and upper thighs?
My boyfriend has a rash on his penis looks like raw skin and it peels, he said its not the worst pain but is irritating, also said it itches???
I got a flat oval red rash, no specific skin texture, the diameter of 1-2 cm on the back and abdomen. There're about 10 of them. Itches when touched.
Lasting one year I have had a reddish rash on the front ankles. No swelling. Skin can appear dry and rarely itches. Doesn't go away. 350 lbs 6ft tall.
Fungus: I would try an over the counter antifungal as sometimes I have seen redness develop with out itching. Follow the directions on the medication and if this does not show improvement in 4 to 6 weeks let your Podiatrist see it and give you a better idea of what is going on. ...Read more
I have a question for you. If I got a rash on my skin or little bumps and it itches what should I do because I think it's a mosquito bite and I don't?
My skin itches all over for an unknown reason, I have no rash nor bites of any kind and my blood tests are normal?
Itching: Any other family member is affected? Did you start any new medication? What have you tried? ...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
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