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What could cause a sudden rash all over my body?

What could cause a sudden rash all over my body?

Lots of things: If it's itchy and with welts that move from place to place, likely an allergic reaction. Could be a contact rash from something that touched your skin. Could also be an infectious disease. Need more information and a more specific description. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Someone i know has a bad rash all over body..What is going on?

Someone i know has a bad rash all over body..What is going on?

BAD BODY RASH: GOOD QUESTION! I WOULD HAVE TO KNOW A FEW THINGS: HOW LONG? DOES IT ITCH? DOES THIS SOMEONE TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS? KIND OF SOAP THIS SOMEONE USES. ANY PERFUME OR COLOGNE? EXPOSED TO ANY CATS OR DOGS? WHAT KIND OF WASHING DETERGENT? WHAT KIND OF WORK DOES "SOMEONE" DO? ...Read more

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Rash all over body apart from face after 2 weeks taking Lutera pills for 1st time, it doesn't really itch, is it normal?

Rash all over body apart from face after 2 weeks taking Lutera pills for 1st time, it doesn't really itch, is it normal?

Rash: not normal---and is a rare side effect of Lutera----should stop the medicine---and check in with the doctor that prescribed the medicine----if symptoms increases or shortness of breath go to your nearest ER of evaluation ...Read more

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Red spotted rash all over body?

Hives: This could honestly be a ton of things ... But the most likely explanation is hives/urticaria. Try identifying what has changed since it started (new soap, laundry, food, etc), eliminating the "trigger" helps. Also, consider trying an antihistamine (ie, Benedryl / Zyrtec). If you have any problems breathing - go right to the ER. If it doesn't resolve in a few days, see your family doctor. G'luck ...Read more

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What to do if I have red, bumpy rash all over body?

What to do if I have red, bumpy rash all over body?

Get eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Dad has a bad rash all over body..What is going on?

Dad has a bad rash all over body..What is going on?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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How can I make a herpes rash all over body go away?

How can I make a herpes rash all over body go away?

Herpes simplex: Either you have chickenpox (herpes zoster), you are profoundly immunosuppressed or this is not due to herpes simplex. This seldom if ever produces a total body eruption. ...Read more

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