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Sunburn Like Rash
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
Poikiloderma: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, So it's impossible to tell you the exact diagnosis and/or therapy, My Best advice would be to call and make an appointment with the dermatologist. There are many conditions which make neck rashes, so you need to have a dermatologist see the rash. ...Read more
I have sunburn like rash over my entire body, minus face, with flu like symptoms? Are these related, should I be concerned, or let it take its course?
See doctor: Many infections can present with these findings, most of which are self limited and of no consequence. Scarlet fever may look like this and should be treated with antibiotics. Rubella and other viruses that are capable of harming a fetus may look like this and you should isolate yourself if you have them. Other illnesses can mimic these and need a doctors attention. ...Read more
My 3 year old has a sunburn-like rash on her forehead that she says is itchy but no other symptoms. It just came about this morning.
Observe her: Could it be sunburn ? Does she have other symptoms? You can also try creams like aquaphor or eucerin or calendula for symptom relief. Is there rash anywhere else? Any other symptoms? If she has rash elsewhere and fever or stomach ache, sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea, then step throat is a possibility and have her seen. If it is just a rash, observe and see if it improves or worsens. ...Read more
?Fifth's disease: Erythema infectiosum or fifth disease is caused by the parvo virus b-19. And can often present as a "slapped cheek" appearance of a rash that can also spread to the hands. It is self limiting and treatment is supportive. (rest, fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever and aches). If persists, see the dr. ...Read more
I have large lumps under my skin all over my body and a sunburn like rash on my lower legs. Whats wrong?
On calves, sunburn like rash, hot 2 touch, not sunburn it is under socks and sneaker.Get it when I walk a lot, like at theme park in hot weather?
Could laser ablation of the cervix cause toxic shock syndrome? Would a sunburn like rash on the hips be indicative of tss?
Possible?: It's theoretically possible but i haven't heard of any such cases and wasn't able to find any case reports. A flat rash on some part of the body can be seen with tss but it's not common. If you're not feeling well and suspect you may have tss, it's best to go to an emergency room immediately. ...Read more
Adult with a fever over 101. Sunburn like rash appeared and is spreading on body. Also have nasal congestion and diarrhea. What is causing this?
Had sore throat for 12 days, went away but now a cough and today a small sunburn-like rash has appeared on inside of right wrist. Are these connected?
Possibly: The rash could be scarlet fever, a rash associated with untreated strep throat. This untreated infection could lead to the symptoms you describe. Some viral illnesses can do the same. The ONLY way to know is to test with a strep test. If it is positive, then you need antibiotics to prevent further problems like effects on your heart. If negative, then the new symptoms should run their course. ...Read more