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Red like circles on the skin, trunk, elbows, arms eye lids, thighs. Not itchy or scaley. The go away after a week .Leaves white markscar?

Red like circles on the skin, trunk, elbows, arms eye lids, thighs. Not itchy or scaley. The go away after a week .Leaves white markscar?

You need to see a de: Dermatologist, may be psoriasis or something else , a good board certified dermatologist should be able to help you. ...Read more

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What causes a rash, red, blotchy, then solid red, on trunk, chest. Not itchy.Hot. No new products on skin or injested.

What causes a rash, red, blotchy, then solid red, on trunk, chest. Not itchy.Hot. No new products on skin or injested.

See Dr.: Unfortunately, rashes are almost impossible to diagnose over the computer. There are multiple causes of rashes, ranging from various allergies to diseases such as lymes, etc. The rash could be somehting simple or something associated with an other underlying condition. See a dr. To get a clinical exam, as the majority of rashes are easy to treat once properly diagnosed. Goodluck. ...Read more

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51 yo m. Rash (red bumpy) day 5 now. 1st on torso, spread slowly to limps. Slight itchy. Skin is somewhat numb to touch, esp showering, etc. No fever.?

51 yo m. Rash (red bumpy) day 5 now. 1st on torso, spread slowly to limps. Slight itchy. Skin is somewhat numb to touch, esp showering, etc. No fever.?

? Shingle: It could be herpes zoster, the description may fit the diagnosis, you need to check with your doctor. Hz or shingle is caused by a viral infection called hzv occurred in old age or in a patient with immune deficiency, it is charcterized by painful vesicular rash along a dermatom on the trunk or the limb, it caused a burning sensation. ...Read more

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I have had a mild flu for 5 days & developed a rash today. Itchy red raised blotches neck trunk arms so far. Don't think it's shingles?

I have had a mild flu for 5 days & developed a rash today.  Itchy red raised blotches neck trunk arms so far. Don't think it's shingles?

Probably not shingle: This most likely is not shingles, but you still may want to be assessed by your primary care physician. There are number of rashes associated with viral illnesses, and most are not serious, but some do need to be assessed and it would be the safest thing to run it by your primary if it does not resolve. ...Read more

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I've had a non-itchy, non-scaly red circularish rash all over trunk & arms for 1 year. use cortisone, comes back & then some. Doc not think psorasis?

Second opinion: with all due respect to the first doctor, it might not be psoriasis too, but you need a diagnosis, at least a provisional one, good luck ...Read more

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My son began getting red bumps al over trunk of body. They are red itchy with pus heads.Doc used antibiotic started to go away a 2nddose of antibiotic and they started to clear but came back 2 days after med waveform. He also has a fungal infection for

My son began getting red bumps al over trunk of body.  They are red itchy with pus heads.Doc used antibiotic started to go away a 2nddose of antibiotic and they started to clear but came back 2 days after med waveform.  He also has a fungal infection for

Follow up suggested: From your description he may have impetigo which requires a longer course of antibiotics or a different antibiotic. An allergic rash can be itchy and is treated with an anti histamine, or he may have both infection and allergic reactions. A virtual appt is available online and photos may be uploaded of the rash. ...Read more

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2 days ago i noticed a cluster of raised itchy red bumps on my waistline. Now abt 25 on legs & trunk. Start pale red, grow darker. No bedbugs in house?

2 days ago i noticed a cluster of raised itchy red bumps on my waistline. Now abt 25 on legs & trunk. Start pale red, grow darker. No bedbugs in house?

Likely chiggers: Chiggers (red bugs) are common in the late spring & generally present in tall grass or weeds. Once on the body they crawl around looking for a blood meal & cause a painless bite.If they hit a barrier like a belt line they often bite along that line. Within a day the body reacts with itching & the red small flat wound sites. Treatment focuses on reducing the itching.Scratching can lead to infection. ...Read more