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Should I go to doctor for itchy red rash all over body?

Should I go to doctor for itchy red rash all over body?

Yes: 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

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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Increase in vaginal discharge and strong odor. Also breaking out in itchy rash all over body but mInly in thigh area?

Increase in vaginal discharge and strong odor. Also breaking out in itchy rash all over body but mInly in thigh area?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have a personal physician, please seek care at your city of count health department. ...Read more

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Rash all over body starts on head itchy but bearable, then spreads all over body rapidly first looks like nettle sting but then turns extremely red?

Rash all over body starts on head itchy but bearable, then spreads all over body rapidly first looks like nettle sting but then turns extremely red?

Urticaria/Hives: Rarely, a reaction to medication, food, food additives, insects, parasites or infection is identified as an underlying cause of chronic hives. But in most cases, the cause of chronic hives is never identified, even after testing and monitoring symptoms. Heat, cold, pressure, sunlight or other environmental stimuli may worsen chronic hives. Certain meds such as aspirin, Ibuprofen can cause hives. ...Read more

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Stress caused itchy rash all over body doctor prescribed frenaler cort (10 tablets) rash came back once treatment was over. Can he take another 10 tabl?

Stress caused itchy rash all over body doctor prescribed frenaler cort (10 tablets) rash came back once treatment was over. Can he take another 10 tabl?

Itchy rash: I suggest you see an allergist to see why you are developing this rash, steroids are not safe to take repeatedly, especially with high blood pressure. I would rather take an antihistamine such as Claritin (loratadine) Allegra or zyrtec to control the rash. ...Read more

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Which stds causes itchy skin hive like rash all over body?

Which stds causes itchy skin hive like rash all over body?

Probably no STD: Syphilis can cause a body-wide rash, but not hive-like and usually not itchy. If you think you're at risk for STDs, get tested. But an STD is not a likely cause of this rash. Most rashes like this are due to drug allergy -- which could include an STD drug if you're on treatment. In that case, contact the doctor treating you. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a non itchy rash all over body, mainly arms and legs a little on my back and stomach, should I seek medical attention?

Drug Eruption: Drug eruptions can mimic a wide range of dermatoses. The morphologies are myriad and include morbilliform, urticarial, papulosquamous, pustular, and bullous. Medications can also cause pruritus and dysesthesia without an obvious eruption. A drug-induced reaction should be considered in any patient who is taking medications and who suddenly develops a symmetric cutaneous eruption. ...Read more

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Itchy skin rash all over body (except for face, neck, palms and soles) for 14 days. NO fever, NO flu-like symptons, NO lymph node. Can it be HIV ARS?

Rash: It sounds more likely that it is an allergic reaction to something. The fact that it is not on the palms and soles of your feet makes other bad things less likely. Skin rashes are hard to diagnose and the diagnosis depends on where the rash is, the color, whether there are blotches, raised bumps and many other things. You can buy benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the pharmacy for itching and if it persists see DR. ...Read more

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Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?

Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?

Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from inlation, contact or gestion of a sunstance or chemical foreign to the body's immune system. I would try zyrtec (cetirizine) and head over to the closet urgent care center. ...Read more

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Non itchy rash all over body except face, lower back pain, body aches, upset stomach, headache, when I take a deep breath it makes me cough?

Non itchy rash all over body except face, lower back pain, body aches, upset stomach, headache, when I take a deep breath it makes me cough?

Suspect viral or: This may be viral infection or medication reaction or other medical probem. You are going to have to see your physician to get a diagnosis ...Read more

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I have a non itchy rash all over body, on my arms. Legs, stomach, back chest and neck. I have been prescribed a steroid cream and antihistamines. I've been using these for two weeks but the rash has got worse. What could this be?

Needs re-evaluation: Not possible to diagnose without at least a picture, you need to see your doctor again who would refer you to a dermatologist. Please hold the steroid cream for now, it could be a fungal rash or something else, good luck ...Read more

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I've got a rash all over my body that's itchy, what is it?

I've got a rash all over my body that's itchy, what is it?

Itchy rash: An itchy rash can be from multiple causes and to have proper treatment you need to have a doctor look at it to identify it and determine its nature to prescribe the right medication. ...Read more

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I have a rash all over my body. It's itchy but I feel fine and have no other symptoms. What could it be?

I have a rash all over my body. It's itchy but I feel fine and have no other symptoms. What could it be?

See your doctor: Or a dermatologist if you access to one. It could be a drug you are on, something you ate, viral rash, a pet that you have, etc or no cause at all, but you need to be seen and examined for proper management, good luck ...Read more

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What causes fine itchy rash all over the body?

What causes fine itchy rash all over the body?

Need eval to know.: These lesions need 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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I just got a rash all over my body, itchy. Not taking any meds though?

I just got a rash all over my body, itchy. Not taking any meds though?

Nonspecific: Nothing is less specific than a generalized itchy rash. It could be a virus, or an allergic reaction, something you ate, something you inhaled, or many other things. You say you're not taking any medicines; are you taking vitamins or other supplements? They can cause rashes too. A dermatologist will either identify it by looking at it, or run tests to narrow down the possibilities. ...Read more

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There's red rash all over my body all of a sudden and it feels itchy. What should I do?

There's red rash all over my body all of a sudden and it feels itchy. What should I do?

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.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a non itchy rash all over my body for a month and a half now. I used micogel-f ointment. But it did nothing. What can it be?

I have a non itchy rash all over my body for a month and a half now. I used micogel-f ointment. But it did nothing. What can it be?

See a doctor.: A non-itchy rash could be nothing or it could be something as serious as secondary syphilis!! There has been a surge in that in the last couple of years. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy red rash all over my body for about 3 months. Its intensely itchy at night and it doesn't seem to be getting any better.

I've had an itchy red rash all over my body for about 3 months. Its intensely itchy at night and it doesn't seem to be getting any better.

See your doctor: The rash and itching can be secondary to different causes. It is advisable that you see your doctor and determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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I have itchy rash all over my body, remedy?

I have itchy rash all over my body, remedy?

More info needed: A generalized itchy rash can be due to a number of causes. Have a dermatologist evaluate the rash if it hasn't cleared. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy rash all over my body. What could this be?

I have a red itchy rash all over my body. What could this be?

Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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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Itchy rash all over my body with headache and body pain?

Itchy rash all over my body with headache and body pain?

Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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What to do for the past 2 days I've gotten a bumpy red itchy rash all over my body. It only happens after my volleyball practice?

Cholinergic urticari: This is called cholinergic urticaria occurring during the cooling off period after a rise in core body temperature. This can often be prevented by taking an antihistamine 1-2 hrs prior. This is not dangerous to your health and may go away after a few years. ...Read more

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I had sudden diarrhea and itchy rash all over my body 3 weeks ago. It lasted for 2 hours and dissappeared. Today it occured again. What could it be?

I had sudden diarrhea and itchy rash all over my body 3 weeks ago. It lasted for 2 hours and dissappeared. Today it occured again. What could it be?

Food reaction?: Keep a diary on your food intake and symptoms since the episodic nature of your symptoms and the skin rash point to a food allergy. See an allergist if the cause cannot be pinpointed. ...Read more

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Can a staph infection cause an itchy bumpy rash all over entire body?

Can a staph infection cause an itchy bumpy rash all over entire body?

Unlikely: Staph usually causes boils and abscesses (in some cases systemic invasion into the blood stream) except in atopic dermatitis where it can trigger an exacerbation of the skin condition. ...Read more

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I have a rash all over my body apart from my face and stomach but it doesn't itchy it's just very red?

I have a rash all over my body apart from my face and stomach but it doesn't itchy it's just very red?

Probably viral rash: Rashes caused by allergies itch - so this one is not an allergy. Press on a spot for a second. The rash should fade away momentarily & then reappear. If it doesn't you have bruising in the skin - petechiae (see photo) - promptly see a doctor for that. If it does fade & you otherwise feel well give the rash a week or two. If it still doesn't fade away see your doctor then. ...Read more

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What can it be my lips swell my hands swell and feel tingly and itchy but a little painful and I get a rash all over my body and it's also painful?

What can it be my lips swell my hands swell and feel tingly and itchy but a little painful and I get a rash all over my body and it's also painful?

Allergy allergy: Certainly sound like some sort of allergy to something will need to see a doctor to figure this out most probably. ...Read more

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I had an itchy rash all over my body about two weeks ago. It went away but the extreme itching will not go away. There is no rash except for bruising?

I had an itchy rash all over my body about two weeks ago. It went away but the extreme itching will not go away. There is no rash except for bruising?

Itching: You need to see your doctor first and see if they can help you, if not a dermatologist or allergist would be my next stop. You mention you have celiac disease in your history, have you been careful with your diet. ...Read more

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I'm on vacation in orlando and I seem to have prickly heat rash all over my body. It's very itchy and irritating. I bought gold bond powder but it doesn't seem to be working. What else can I do?

I'm on vacation in orlando and I seem to have prickly heat rash all over my body. It's very itchy and irritating. I bought gold bond powder but it doesn't seem to be working. What else can I do?

Try over-the-counter: Hydrocortisone cream, but if that doesn't work either, give in and see a doc for diagnosis of what kind of rash: do you need a stronger steroid rash or an anti-fungal? A doc'll have to check out the rash to see. ...Read more

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Swollen occipital bone and nodes near it very itchy, also itchy rash all over my body. What can I do.

Swollen occipital bone and nodes near it very itchy, also itchy rash all over my body. What can I do.

Nondiagnostic: Without inspecting the type of rash, no specific diagnosis can be made. The lymph nodes are most likely reacting to the rash itself. I recommend a consultation by your physician or dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. In the meantime try antihistamine like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or Claritin (loratadine) which doesn't cause drowsiness. Try to think of any new exposure to foods or other substances. ...Read more

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I woke up with an itchy rash all over my body except my face and genitals. It started as tiny red bumps, now some are a little bigger, still red.?

I woke up with an itchy rash all over my body except my face and genitals. It started as tiny red bumps, now some are a little bigger, still red.?

More details: This can be a drug reaction, a viral infection, or the onset of a new skin condition. Given the scanty history and description, I would suggest that you try taking antihistamine to see if it helps. If the itching is intolerable or the rash is getting worse, need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnant & over the past 4days I have developed a severe red itchy rash all over my body ther are small itchy red lumps covering my skin?

I am 8 weeks pregnant & over the past 4days I have developed a severe red itchy rash all over my body ther are small itchy red lumps covering my skin?

Call your doctor: A rash during the first trimester of pregnancy needs to be discussed with your doctor. This can be something very complicated. If you don't have a doctor, get one early next week to discuss this. ...Read more

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65 yr. Having non itchy peteichea red rash all over the body sparing face, neck and breasts for > 2 weeks. Hx of breast ca in 2010.What could it be?

65 yr. Having non itchy peteichea red rash all over the body sparing face, neck and breasts for > 2 weeks. Hx of breast ca in 2010.What could it be?

Go to see md: She should go to see her md and get some eval including a complete blood count. You want to know if her platelet and other blood count level are okay. In certain patient with breast cancer with history of radiation and chemo, especially in older group- there is an increased risk to develp bone marrow insuficiency i.e. Myelodysplastic syndrome or leukemia. Go get her checked and to know what it is. ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding and just getting over a itchy rash all over my body. Today I feel hot and cold similar to flu like symptoms without the aches pains?

I am breastfeeding and just getting over a itchy rash all over my body. Today I feel hot and cold similar to flu like symptoms without the aches pains?

Possible mastitis: Any time you get chills and fever while breast-feeding, your gynecologist will want to know about it. It's quite common for a nursing mom to develop an infection in her breast, called mastitis. Chills and fever could be an early sign of this, but you will probably get local soreness and redness of one breast and body aches too, if that is what you have. If not very sick, probably a routine virus. ...Read more

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Rash All Over (Definition)

A generalized rash consists of lesions affecting a number of areas on the body which change the color, texture or ...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