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Thyroid Problems And Skin Rashes
How do you know if you have food allergies? Like rash on legs and neck area, very dry and itchy? Can this also be related to thyroid problems?
Correlate with food?: The best way to know if your symptoms are due to food allergy is to have a diary and write down the foods with worsening of the rash. Rash limited to legs and neck area alone are not usually caused by food allergy. Rash on area of contact and if it is recent you may suspect contact allergens such as poison ivy. It is not likely related to thyroid problems. Seeing an allergist is an option. ...Read more
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
I get Jock's itch, facial and neck rashes and itch and dry skin the next day I consume alcohol. What could be the problem? I am 46 years old, on obese side, drink alcohol, say weekly...sugar and cholestrol border line with poor eating, not on medication
Easy to explain: It makes you sweat more and move less while sleeping. I'm glad you're eager to make a change. You're still young and probably vigorous. Head down to the local gym or sports center, let others see that you're working hard on your body, and they'll accept you as a friend and support you in your body transformation. A lot more is at stake than just the skin in your groin and neck. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have tiny bumps on my neck/upper back. They are not filled with pus so are not pimples. Could they be a rash or a skin problem? Sometimes they itch.
I get frequent red rashes around my neck post shaving. My assumption is I have a rough skin. Can anybody help me on the same?
Neck Irritation: A red rash or bumps after shaving are common signs of irritation. I would first recommend using a razor blade with fewer blades (ex. Some razors have up to 5 blades, so choose something with 3 or fewer). Another option is to try a product called tend skin to reduce irritation on your neck after shaving. ...Read more
My son have skin rashes on his neck and head, it have been a few days now since he is in a swimming camp. Here are photos and videos?
Can't evaluate: This public HT site uses a question /answer format. We cannot see anything you upload whether it be pictures, video, lab, x-rays, etc. Only the description you provide by written word is available for review. HT Prime is a separate service with some of those features. At this point your we cannot comment on what you have posted. You are welcome to start over. ...Read more
I don't know what is it all about. It looks like skin rashes on by both hands and left &right neck. I have clicked photo of it. But there is no option?
Skin rash: Best option is to have your doc look at it. Next, would be a virtual consult on HealthTap. There is a fee for this. Make sure it will accept your photo first. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have a itchy burning skin rash on my body is it due to they thyroid, I have taken thyroxin for years?
Maybe (not). . .: It might also be due to your oral antihistamine or seroxat (paroxetine). Lots of other possible reasons. New soaps/lotions/detergents? New clothing? Recent travel or camping? Bottom line: go see your doctor & tell him/her about your concerns. Also be sure to give timeline as to when rash started relative to any of above, eg new bottle of medications, perhaps due to switch in generic manufacturers. ...Read more
Several times a year I break out in odd rashes mostly on my chest neck and shoulders sometimes they look like scratches they are always accompanied by redness and swelling and tenderness of the skin and also with pimply looking things. I just broke out
See doc: Try to get in and see your doc or a dermatologist while you have the rash. If you can't get in soon, take pics so you can show your doc! ...Read more
My mother is 47 years old, she has skin rashes under her neck above breasts, they're skin colored, no red, should we be concerned? What could it be?
It depends: It depends on Duration, whether speeding or not, Itching, Exposure to sun and color with Margins well demarcated? Did she try applying any OTC medicine? ...Read more
Severely itchy skin and no rash. Benedryl barely helps and lotion burns. Been without thyroid medicine for 4 weeks. Could this be a symptom?
I developed skin rashes-2 on stomach, 1 in the navel, 1 on neck, 1 below knee and seems it is spreading. It is red and looks like it has small skin peel off and it doesn't itch me. I don't take medicines which could cause it. How to cure it?
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: flaking or scaling). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? The rashes are joint and turned into white patches. Will the skin ever forn vack? Its at hairline neck face
I have skin rashes, headaches, lethargy, neck pain & shoulder aches. Ongoing now for 2 years, not getting any answers from my doctors or specialists! What could it be?
Fever 2 weeks ago followed by red itchy body rashes, knee jointache while sitting for 5 mins, neck pain, constant pressure in my head, vision changes?
See details: Then see a doctor and get evaluated and treated. ...Read more
My 8th mnt daughter has skin rashes on head, elbows, knee, bumps, cheeks, neck, arm. Her dad has psoriasis. Cud it be d same n is it serious? Using cetaphil.
Itchy?: At this young age, I would be more suspicious of eczema (atopic dermatitis) which may be linked to food allergies as well as airborne allergens. If these rash itch, then eczema is more likely. If you are using Cetaphil lotion, be sure to use it regularly and apply it within 3 mins after bathing. Talk to your pediatrician. A discussion of eczema can be found elsewhere. ...Read more