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What does a stinging nettle rash look like?

What does a stinging nettle rash look like?

Used to get this in: Scotland - owie ! the stinging nettle (urtica dioida) contains different chemicals depending on the subspecies, which can include: serotonin, histamine, formic acide, acetylcholine, moroidin ; leukotrienes. Small hair- like needles inject chemical into the skins which causes redness, swelling (welts) intense pain ; possibly itching. It may take minutes to days to resolve. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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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Rash like mosquitoe bite, itchy and pink?

Rash like mosquitoe bite, itchy and pink?

Must be seen: Try over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream - apply a thin layer am/pm. If not improved in 5 days call your private physician. ...Read more

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Strange red rash with freckle like insect bites that tingle on calf?

Strange red rash with freckle like insect bites that tingle on calf?

? : Have you brushed up against any soft cactuses? The small spines can cause same pinpoint red bumps that are itchy/ tingly. Other contact irritations may cause this type of reaction as well and the list of plant contact irritations is huge. ...Read more

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All over arms, legs & body, I get really annoying itching + stinging sensation. The stinging/tingling also feels like it's burning :(

All over arms, legs & body, I get really annoying itching + stinging sensation. The stinging/tingling also feels like it's burning :(

Many : This could be many things and neurologic disorder anxiety medications or an amounts of chemicals in your body like magnesium calcium glucose potassium.Really need to see a primary care doctor for specific diagnosis ...Read more

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Red burning itching rash around mouth. Stings. What will soothe?

Red burning itching rash around mouth. Stings. What will soothe?

Perioral dermatitis: The word ‘perioral’ means ‘around the mouth’ while dermatitis stands for ‘inflammation of the skin’. It is actually an inflammation of the facial skin due to the development of small eruptions around the mouth. It is commonly seen in young women. But it sometimes also affects men. In this condition, you can see papules or tiny red bumps around the lips. There is also a burning sensation. ...Read more

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Stinging nettle applied topical for itching scrotum?

Stinging nettle applied topical for itching scrotum?

Cause: You should check with your doctor. In your age group, it may be due to other causes that stinging nettle won't help (fungus "jock itch"). You need to treat the cause. Stinging nettle will only decrease the itching. ...Read more

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Allergic reaction concern my arms itch dry flaking skin on my face i get mosquito like bites it comes and goes without mosquito biting? Strange any rs

Allergic reaction concern my arms itch dry flaking skin on my face i get mosquito like bites it comes and goes without mosquito biting? Strange any rs

Many answers: There are many potential answers to your question. However dry skin is often associated with itching with any rash. Avoid using scented or anti-bacterial soap and apply a good moisturizer all over within 3 minutes after bathing. Also try some otc Hydrocortisone cream on the rash for a few days if this doesn't help after a week, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Skin burns and feels prickly before rash outbreak, rash inches, scratching causes pain and then skin looks like it has been burned, fever before rash ?

Skin burns and feels prickly before rash outbreak, rash inches, scratching causes pain and then skin looks like it has been burned, fever before rash ?

Shingles: This sounds like it could be shingles but that usually burns more than you describe a picture would help but i suggest taking it to your doctor. ...Read more

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Sting like sensations on skin, what is this?

Sting like sensations on skin, what is this?

Maybe nerves: Shingles is a virus on the dermatones of the skin. It can also be anxiety which is more common in your age group. Otherwise bug bites. If you have a rash see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Body itching no rash or bites?

Body itching no rash or bites?

Itching: Lots of possibilities. Dry heat is one. Side-effect of med,, low B 12, skin disorder are others. Please see your doc to be sure. If low B 12 please choose sublingual tabs rather than capsules so you will absorb better. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What does nettle rash look like?

What does nettle rash look like?

Urticaria : Nettle rash (also known as urticaria) is composed of reddish itchy weals or swellings in the skin similar to those resulting from contact with stinging nettle. Urtica is the latin word for nettle. The rash can vary in shape and size. It can be very itchy and usually goes away within 24 hours. Nettle rash may occur repeatedly or as a single episode. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin sores, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) (side: scalp) , rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples) , itch, leg numbness and skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, fla

I am experiencing  skin sores, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) (side: scalp) , rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples) , itch, leg numbness and skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, fla

Sore/ itchy rash: May be eczema, psoriasis which could respond to steroids but may need stronger treatment if diffuse , folliculitis for which mupirocin topical and bactrim oral if not allergic would help , or autoimmune process . or food intolerence- gluten, milk . Would follow up with dermatologist ...Read more

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Does psoriasis look like mosquito bites and itch?

Does psoriasis look like mosquito bites and itch?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. Psoriasis looks more large small to large red circular spots on the body that isn't usually raised. ...Read more

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Does heat rash look like insect bites?

Does heat rash look like insect bites?

Usually not: Heat rash is a much finer tiny dots rash than most insect bites are. Also, tends to be more of a confluent rash that involves an entire area, whereas insect bites are more distinct lesions without as much of the reddish background one sees with a heat rash. ...Read more

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Use monistat for vaginal itching, skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, red or bluish purple) , burning sensation, vaginal irritation?

Use monistat for vaginal itching, skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, red or bluish purple) , burning sensation, vaginal irritation?

Vaginal rash: Be checked. Your description of blisters would make you worry about herpes. The treatment for this is medication. All the best. ...Read more

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I have got some rash like pimple on my face, and it's itchy. looks like diaper rash...

I have got some rash like pimple on my face, and it's itchy. looks like diaper rash...

Could be eczema: Given the description it could be eczema but also a variety of other conditions. You would need to have it looked at by a provider. We can also review it through the HealthTap service as you can upload photos for a doc to review. ...Read more

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7yo has rashes on both upper arms. Raised red bumps. Itchy. Doesn't look like hives. Allergic reaction?

7yo has rashes on both upper arms. Raised red bumps. Itchy. Doesn't look like hives. Allergic reaction?

Skin rash: The differential is very large. Could be sun exposure. Could be contact dermatitis. I would follow up with your family physician or dermatologist and give a more detailed rendering. When did it happen? Was the child taking any medication at the time? Any travel history? Use of new detergents or change in clothes? Have a great day. ...Read more

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At nite I have extremely itchy upper arms, crawling feeling, No rash lumps skin problems eczema etc allergy tabs don't relieve it?

At nite I have extremely itchy upper arms, crawling feeling, No rash lumps skin problems eczema etc allergy tabs don't relieve it?

Dry skin: Use only unscented soap to wash and apply a good moisturizer immediately after bathing to trap more water in your skin layer and probably in another 12 hrs +/- bathing. If this does not help, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Severe rashes on face itch and hot sensation?

Severe rashes on face itch and hot sensation?

Many causes of face: rashes, need to see board certified dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...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