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Sudden Body Rash
Sudden full body itch, no rash, not used new products, not taking medication, no known allergy to some food. Liver and kidney healthy. No bites. Help!
Possible allergy: It could be allergy to cloth, shampoo, soap, or other item, you should have skin test to find the cause of problem. ...Read more
Rash: Step one for all rash treatment is to establish the cause of the rash. Some things you can do before seeing a physician is to be sure the rash is not an adverse reaction to a medication or suppliment you are taking, (stop all non-prescription otc medications) make sure that the rash is not an allergy to a topical product that you are using, (stop all fragranced detergents, soaps and lotions). ...Read more
Explanation: We cannot tell what kind a disease is it not seeing the rash. Sorry. Go to any clinic for evaluation ...Read more
The rashes: Will need to be medically assessed and accurately diagnosed before a treatment plan can be developed for you. Take care. ...Read more
Yes: Baby acne is felt to be triggered by high level of maternal hormone levels that sustained the pregnancy & prepaired for breast feeding. Clamping the cord cuts off new hormone input, but leaving the wet spa of pregnancy puts baby in contact with skin irritants and germs. The process accelerates for a while before peaking & the intensity varies. Eventually the hormones & acne are gone. ...Read more
Hello sir. I'm worried because everyday night I have rashes to all parts of body! What should I do? Help me please
Doctor to evaluate: Rashes and spots are difficult to describe in words. Generalized spots may be part of an allergic reaction or an infection. "Generalized" means the rash is all over the body. Bluish or purplish spot are blood spots and would need blood testing right away. Sometimes, spots have unknown causes. A primary care doctor or dermatologist can examine both the rash and the patient, to find a treatment. ...Read more
I have loads of rashes on my body but they look like love bites and I've had them for a long time and they aren't going what are they?
Body rash: Can be from multiple sources... an exam will give you the best diagnosis and treatment plan that will be effective for you. There are many natural and prescription meds that are helpful. Best wishes! ...Read more
I get constant, recurring rashes all over my body that have required strong Rx medication to contain. This has been going on for almost 1.5 years.
See a dermatologist: You neglect to indicate any diagnosis. You forgot to mention any of your "strong" meds. When you see a dermatologist, be prepared to provide all the details if you want any hope that you can be helped. ...Read more
See physician: Rashes not normally a sign of diabetes. That said, what's causing the rash, fever, insect bite, contact dermatitis, food allergy, measles, and so many other causes. Call pediatrician to make appointment for examination. Different causes produce different rashes. Your child must be examined. ...Read more
Eczema: You have eczema. See dermatologist to get the proper treatment. ...Read more
See your doctor: It is important to go see the doctor while you have the rash. Rashes are one of those things that the doctor has to see while it is there to determine the cause and the best treatment. If it has different stages to it and you can't get in more than once, you can take digitial pictures of the rash in its various stages to help the doctor. ...Read more
Need more info: Too many types of rashes to help, see an MD/dermatologist to help. Bring with photos along with the who what when where of your brother's story. How long has he had it for, does it hurt, sting, itch, anything help or aggravate, any travel, any medications? ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many possible reasons for this type of problem. Once a cause is medically identified - than options for solutions can be provided. ...Read more
Doctor to evaluate: Rashes and spots are difficult to describe in words. Generalized spots that don't itch may be part of an infection (some viruses cause this). "generalized" means the rash is all over the body. Bluish or purplish spot are blood spots and would need blood testing right away. Sometimes, spots have unknown causes. A primary care doctor or dermatologist can evaluate to find a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Be seen: Red rashes that appear randomly are likely to be of the urticarial family but usually itch. See your doctor or send us a picture on health tap. All the best. ...Read more
I have swelling rashes all over body, in the night. What oral medication or tablet would be helpfull?
Oral antihistamine: Need derm to eval for diagnosis and work up. ...Read more
I have skin rashes, it appears anywhere in my body but it easily disappears and then it comes again and again?
Urticaria: Chronic hives, also known as urticaria, are batches of raised, red or white itchy welts (wheals) of various sizes that appear and disappear. While most cases of hives go away within a few weeks or less, for some people they are a long-term problem. Chronic hives are defined as hives that last more than six weeks or hives that go away, but recur frequently. See an allergist for treatment. ...Read more
My baby has born 10 days back and now she is suffering from rashes on all over her body. Please suggest something?
Diagnosis?: An all over body rash in a newborn certainly may be benign rash that is self limited, requiring no treatment. It may also be a sign of something more serious. How is she feeding? Is she sleeping her usual? Does she wake to feed? Does she have some times she is alert and awake. What was your group b strep status? Did you have a fever when she was born? We may be able to help in a prime visit. ...Read more
Everyday my gf sporadically breaks out in random rashes and is occurring in different areas of her body. She's never been allergic to anything before.
She should see: She should see her doctor as this could be a number of things. ...Read more
My whole body is itching since 4-5 days, I had similar itch many years back, it went away itself, it feels as if it is from inside the body, no rashes..
Possible dry skin: For the next two weeks I would try using no soap at all on your back and if possible shower every other day. Put a moisturizing cream on your back before you go to bed and the lotion in the morning. If that doesn't work you should see your internist or a dermatologist. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is very difficult to comment on rashes without being able to visulaize them. A dermatologist can off er you the most help for this problem. ...Read more
Dry skin?: Dryness can cause itching without rash especially in the winter. Avoid really hot showers and use a good moisturizer. ...Read more
See a doctor: You need to confirm that the ash is indeed due to mold. Using a steroid cream on the skin will help if the rash is due to eczema, but this could disguise the real cause if it is not. ...Read more