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Tests For Bellybutton Rash
Itchy anus for 2 months. No GI symptoms. 2 stool tests, negative for parasites. On hydrocortisone. Not going away. What can I do?
Many diseases: Itching of the anus has many causes: hemorrhoids, excessive cleaning habits, anal warts, anal cancer, dermatitis and allergic reactions, fecal incontinence, food related (from spicy food, soda, chocolate), and many other diseases. If your symptoms persist, you should see a colorectal surgeon to examine the anus and if there is any lesion it may need biopsy or other treatments. ...Read more
Is their any other tests to get diagnosis for my case after positive ANA test, leukocytosis, sever joint pain and itchy skin patches ?
Positive ana: There are many other tests that can help confirm a diagnosis. Additional blood tests to determine the exact antibody that is causing the positive ANA should be done. A skin biopsy may be indicated. It is possible that your doctor has already arrived at a diagnosis from your constellation of symptoms. ...Read more
Can endometriosis cause pain around belly button? Tested for bacteria, ulcers, celiac. All negative. Searching for possibilities.
Only brown periods for past 2 months and my stomach is protruding near my belly button. Any diagnosis? Negative pregnancy test.
All blood tests for lupus neg. 4 times- just have clinical symptoms for a year, including malar rash-could still be lupus?Lyme test was + 1 year ago..
Pos ana-- lupus symptoms but more celiac with bloating, blister like skin rash.. What should I do? Tests?
What has been done: To answer your physician needs to know what has been done. The questions you ask can be clarified by your laboratory studies. Because a positive ANA is a beginning and as you ask more tests are necessary. You and your physician can best approach this by looking at what test you have now and what test you need later. ...Read more
Tender spot/pain about 1 inch below navel. Present for weeks. Abdominal us came back negative for AAA month ago. Other possible causes? Any sserious?
Itching on scrotum, no rash for three months since a sexual encounter. Also accompanied by muscle/joint aches. STD tests negative. What could this be?
Itching on Scrotum: Itching in the scrotum for the past 3 months since sexual encounter and all STD negative. You could have pubic lice even though it is sexually transmitted by having a sexual encounter with an infected person the STD test are negative because this is a lice the feeds on human blood. Treatment is like with head lice including genital area and anal area. ...Read more
While red itchy rash are appering for 1 month, i did HIV antibody test that showed non-reactive.But, rash are still appearing.Still need worry for hiv?
What signs are for lupus had ANA screen came back positive joint pain an now I have rash on hand?
For a year and a half, burning not itching rash on arms, bruising, now also on legs. Fatigue. Tests mostly negative. Lisinopril reaction?
Need more info: You are a "real trooper" to put up with this dermatological problem for so long. Lisinopril does have a history of causing adverse significant side effects. My best advice is to get a second opinion from a dermatologist. Your family physician may be able to help you in this regard. ...Read more
Scabby rash days after tonsillectomy, persistent over a month, affected areas=groin, buttocks, feet/tops. 2drs consulted, not herpes, scabies, eczema.
DLE test CBC and Urinalysis Result good no ANA test or Biopsy.Only 2 of 11 Criteria SLE . Malaria yrs ago. Cortisone injec safe for itchy BCG area?
Yes: I would try high potency cream first before a shot, but if the skin is in bad shape, see a deermatologist ...Read more
My ANA IFA came positive with Homogeneous pattern and 1:80H, no butterfly rash but I had some itching & rashes on neck, now gone after 6 day medication?
See test explanation: It takes 4 of 11 criteria to diagnose Lupus. Positive ANA is your only one and not diagnostic because skin rash should be malar or discoid. Triamcinolone will treat many non-lupus rashes. For now don`t get worried. But get the pamphlet on Lupus from the Arthritis Foundation and keep it on hand if anything else develops. Repeating the test won`t add much information. ...Read more
Hi doc experiencing swollen lymph node in neck itchy skin rash otc cream helps low grade fevers positive ana but negative for all autoimmune diseases?
I've had a rash location inner thigh area and penis for several MONTHS. 24M HSV2 test results neg. Itchy Red dots. Leaking lesions on penis. ?
Having pain and numbness in arms. Has skin lupus. Also been on meds for panic disorder for 20 years. Tests for internal lupus were wishy washy. Idea?
Need more info: Pain and numbmess in your arms might be related to lupus although it sounds like you have no other feature of systemic disease and that your lupus is limited to skin disease. Other possibilities include cervical spine disease with nerve impingement or a more central lesion in the brain. Need further neurological evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but: It depends on what & how you test.Office quick tests are reliable in the right hands but some do a backup culture plate. A poor quality sample may not acquire the material needed for the test. Strep can also come up in other places than the throat, like skin infections or a rectal irritation. Not all rashes or belly pain is strep & not all people will get it if exposed. ...Read more
I've had severe allergic reactions to nuclear stress tests in the past (rashes), and I am scheduled to have a Hida Scan. Should I cancel it?
Whenever i get a cut/wound, there seems to be some kind of allergy at/around that place. There are rashes. No problem in blood, shown by tests.
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rashes on penis which comes and go.Feels like worms crawling inside. Test shows negative for both syphilis and gorno. Any good medication?
I have these circle like paches-rashes that apear near my right elbow from time to time. Doc wrote it of as "stress" without any tests. Problem?
I've had 3 butterfly rashes last 6months it start's with fever and pain. All blood tests are normal. I eat prednison for it. What else could this be?
After unprotected sex I had rashes, muscle pains after 2 weeks. Took 4TH GENERATION COMBO test at 28 days and result is negative. Is this conclusive??
Yes: Best to do another one though in a few days ...Read more
Is HIV test negative after 1 year accurate with lots of symptoms of HIV like white coated tounge and rashes on body?
I have facial rashes. Dr adviced to take blood test. Lymphocytes 15 and esr is 40. Am 35 yrs. Is the facial rashes due to this?
What could this rashes be? I feel sick and weak my troat hurts, it hard for me to goto restroom. Lost ten pounds. I took HIV test it came back neg.
How can I test myself for thyroid disease at home. I had hairloss that is not patchy and pink-red rashes that is itchy. Is it related to thyroid?
Thyroid: You cannot test yourself. You must see your doctor! ...Read more
I have chronic small hives, rashes. Tested negative for food allergies via scratch test. Trust the results and eat whatever i want? Worried abt reactn
I had a biopsy on rashes it showed I have lupus. All my blood work is neg (lupus panel) wouldn't it show in blood test? Is this diagnosis wrong?
Rashes on body for 17 years. controlled thru steroid cream, but want to know WHY they occur. neg for allergies. suggestions on what else to test for?
Mast cell concern, normal blood wk, but flushing, short term rashes, sensitive skin, GI issues, allergies, allergy test change from all pos. To all neg.?
See a specialist: Normal blood work taken when you are feeling relatively "normal" may not exclude all cases of mast cell disease. It may help to recheck certain labs (e.g., tryptase) within a couple hours of the start of an episode. There are also other potential causes for your symptoms, such as certain tumors, dermatographism, etc. I would see an expert in mast cell disorders and/or flushing disorders for help. ...Read more
Rashes around navel or belly button. Seen a doctor was prescribed a cream to apply but not cured.
Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician if your symptoms continue. ...Read more
Fever 5 days, dengue test -ve. Fever gone on 6th day but then rashes on face, back and chest, abdomen. Should I consent?
I had 2 blood tests for vasculitis and they came out negative, but i still have similar vasculitis rashes in my fingers and toes. Can i rule it out?
Need more info: Vasculitis is caused by inflammation of blood vessels. The primary diagnostic criteria include signs, symptoms, and tissue sample showing blood vessel inflamation in the form of biopsy. There are some blood tests which support the possibility of vasculitis. However these tests such as anca, are never diagnostic by themselves. There are vasculitis mimics such as thrombotic (blood clot) diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Light brown mucus in feces and when i wipe. On nexium (esomeprazole) for GERD. What tests should I do?
Also due to Nexium (esomeprazole) I have itchy rashes, should I stop it?
Yes: And see your doctor for evaluation, stools analysis may be needed but run it by your doctor, best wishes ...Read more
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