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7 year old boy, flesh toned raised rash on face and torso. Does not itch at all. Do not appear to be blisters. Worried about staph or strep?

7 year old boy, flesh toned raised rash on face and torso. Does not itch at all. Do not appear to be blisters. Worried about staph or strep?

Monitor over time:: Staph/strep disease of the skin usually results in a localized collection of pus, known as an abscess, boil, or furuncle, depending upon the exact type of lesion that is present. The affected area may be red, swollen, and painful. Drainage or pus is common. When staph/strep is in the blood (bacteremia or sepsis), it can cause high fevers, chills, and low blood pressure. Read more

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Rash On Face (Definition)

Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more


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What can I use for a rash on face/body?

What can I use for a rash on face/body?

Depends on rash.: You can try Hydrocortisone for mild cases. However i'd not better in 1-2 days see dermatologsot for diagnosis and treatment. Read more

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Pimply like rash on face what could it be?

Pimply like rash on face what could it be?

Many possibilities: 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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How can I stop from getting rash on face when shaving?

How can I stop from getting rash on face when shaving?

Razor burn or: Sensitivity to products used. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize. Read more

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What is the definition or description of: rash on face?

What is the definition or description of: rash on face?

Various descriptions: Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues to make a diagnosis. Read more

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Can irish spring cause rash on face?

Can irish spring cause rash on face?

Yes: Irish spring has fragrance that you could be reactiing to and could also just be drying out your skin. Try a milder, moisturizing soap without perfume in it such as dove bar. Read more

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Can I use benedryl for rash on face?

Can I use benedryl for rash on face?

You can try: You can try. Depending on what is the cause of facial rashes, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might work completely or not. Anti-histamine works well for hives, other than that, it only relieve itchiness. You should go see a local doctor or your rashes persist. Read more

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Rash on face from waxing what can I do?

Rash on face from waxing what can I do?

Time will Heal: As long as there is no pus or increasing swelling one just has to give the skin time to heal. I would also ask the person waxing you to use clean or new wax. Read more

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Bad rash on face and back. Is it heat related?

Bad rash on face and back. Is it heat related?

Don't know: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. Read more

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Mysterious & sudden skin rash on face. I don't know how this happened. Help?

Mysterious & sudden skin rash on face. I don't know how this happened. Help?

Mystery: The mystery will remain until someone looks at the rash and identifies the problem. You should see a doctor to examine you and elucidate the problem. Read more

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Hello, chronic rash on face, flares up every week, 10 days, or sometimes less. Stays for 3 days then goes away. Kind of like lifetime occurrence..

Hello, chronic rash on face, flares up every week, 10 days, or sometimes less. Stays for 3 days then goes away. Kind of like lifetime occurrence..

See a doctor: It is hard to treat rashes without seeing them. See a doctor. Also take a picture of the rash when it occurs, so that the doctor can see it if it is gone by the time of the visit. Read more

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Hello, chronic rash on face, flares up every week, 10 days, or sometimes less. Stays for 3 days then goes away. Kind of like lifetime occurrence, help..

Hello, chronic rash on face, flares up every week, 10 days, or sometimes less. Stays for 3 days then goes away. Kind of like lifetime occurrence, help..

Need to dermatologis: It is very difficult to guess what is causing this chronic skin rash. I will recommend that next time the rash appear you consult your doctor or a dermatologist to find the cause of the rash and get it treated appropriately. Read more

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Rash on face when ankles are swollen?

Swollen ankles: If your ankles are swollen this may be caused from something happening systemically. I would see your pcp for a full work up. Read more

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Rash on face from coconut oil, what can I use?

Pimples?: Some people cannot tolerate too much oil on the face because it may induce pimples although less likely at your age. About 85% of the people after puberty have a mold residing normally at their skin (pityrosporum ovale) which thrives on oil and may cause seborrhea on some people. Use a less oily moisturizer on you face and if still troublesome, consult a dermatologist. Read more

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How can I deal with allergy rash on face/body?

How can I deal with allergy rash on face/body?

Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be looked at to know what it is. Try to use lots of moisturizer. Keeping your skin moist makes it healthy. Both allergist or dermatologist can see and treat itchy skin rashes. 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


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