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Is it true if you have skin rash like welts it's due to diabetes I'm overweight but not that big I'm 230 pounds 5"8?

Is it true if you have skin rash like welts it's due to diabetes I'm overweight but not that big I'm 230 pounds 5"8?

Weight: You are headed for trouble. Your body mass index (BMI) is 35 and the usual BMI should be 20-25. You need to lose weight. With that and your diabetes in mind you must have your doctor refer you to a diabetes educator. You would also be helped by seeing an athletic trainer. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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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I was overweight and my skin ismessed up! What should ido?

Weight loss: If overweight, weight loss w/diet and exercise is important. Don't know what messed up your skin, but may be stretch marks, which are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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How can skin rashes be treated?

How can skin rashes be treated?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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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Can dry skin cause rashes?

Can dry skin cause rashes?

Dry skin: It does not cause rashes but scales. If you scratch then it will develop some time. Moisturizing cream or lotions will be helpful. ...Read more

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How can I prevent skin rashes?

How can I prevent skin rashes?

By determining the: Cause of your rashes. If you have contact dermatitis - avoid the substances that trigger it. For instance- could you be allergic to soaps, lotions, clothing, etc? ...Read more

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Could lysol work on some skin rashes?

Could lysol work on some skin rashes?

Not recommended.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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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Can I eat sardines if I have skin rashes?

Can I eat sardines if I have skin rashes?

Yes: Unless you are specifically allergies to sardines, you can eat them and their should be no relationship to skin rashes. ...Read more

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Will the urethritis cause skin rashes?

Will the urethritis cause skin rashes?

Reiter's syndrome,: Now called reactive arthritis, can be associated with urethritis and skin rashes may occur with this. Skin rash as a result of antibiotic allergy can also occur. Best to check these possibilities with your doctor. ...Read more

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Could having diabetes give you skin rashes?

Could having diabetes give you skin rashes?

Yes, possible.: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. 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

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What other skin rashes look like ring worms?

What other skin rashes look like ring worms?

Ring: Ringworm or tinea, pityriasis rotunda, erythema annulare centrifugum, nummular eczema are just a few diseases which have ring appearance. ...Read more

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Does tablet sinarest causes any rashes on skin?

Maybe: Any type of oral medication can cause rashes on the skin. ...Read more

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What is causing my sister's skin rashes and itching?

What is causing my sister's skin rashes and itching?

Rash: To best diagnose a skin rash, consult your primary physician. If he gets stomped, he can send you to a dermatologist. The most common cause is eczema - skin allergy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can prevent from skin rashes?

Can you tell me how I can prevent from skin rashes?

Many possibilites: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. 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

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My 3 month baby has skin rashes? What to do in this case

My 3 month baby has skin rashes? What to do in this case

See your doctor: Either have your child's pediatrician or a dermatologist examine this problem. There are a number of conditions that can cause the symptoms you describe in a 3 month old. Seeking evaluation now can help you identify the cause and possible treatments. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have skin rashes light black and bleeding after using shop?

I have skin rashes light black and bleeding after using shop?

See doctor: Bleeding skin rash (not from scratching) is always of concern. See your doctor now preferably a dermatologist. If there has been a new drug introduced recently, call your doctor to find out if you can stop it or get a substitute. ...Read more

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Why do I get rashes on my skin whenever I were a metallic jewelry?

Why do I get rashes on my skin whenever I were a metallic jewelry?

Contact dermatitis: Recognize which metal causes it and avoid them. If it is too much see a dermatologist. Best is to avoid all those metal products which are causing it. ...Read more

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My baby is 6 weeks old and already has skin rashes. What can I use?

My baby is 6 weeks old and already has skin rashes. What can I use?

Be more specific.: Rashes of various types are fairly common in babies, but no one can suggest a treatment without knowing the cause. Your best bet is to have your baby examined by your pediatrician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I remove my skin rashes without paying a big amount for derma?

How can I remove my skin rashes without paying a big amount for derma?

Derm app: There are so many rashes that exist, it would take more information to answer your question. You can download a dermatology app to your smartphone for free, take a picture of your rash, and send it to a dermatologist. You might be able to get a free and accurate answer. ...Read more

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What to do about dry skin and rashes and stuff, come on people gimme input?

What to do about dry skin and rashes and stuff, come on people gimme input?

Get them seen: We'd love to help, but nobody here can see yoru rash. Very severe dry skin is often congenital ichthyosis which is often best treated with lanolin. A rash needs to be seen by a practitioner. If you get a rash shortly after beginning a new medication, stop the medication and see your physician. ...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


Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Overweight = a body mass index (BMI) between ...Read more