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Types Of Rashes That Don T Itch
Rashes: There are many rashes that don't usually itch. However there are always exceptions. For example usually chronic plaque psoriasis, discoid lupus erythematosus, some drug reactions, vitiligo, acne do not itch to name just a few. Itching can be due to a peripheral origin (diseased skin), neurophysiological dysfunction in the nervous system (ie: cholestasis), neuropathic (ms) or psychiatric. ...Read more
I am having white pimple type rashes on my hands as well as extreme swelling. It itches and is spreading up my forearm. Is this bad?
I have some type of rash on the bottom of my foot in the middle and its been there for years now. It itches at times and peels. What could it be?
Years is a long time: With the medical conditions you report I would have thought you would have shown this to one of your doctors by now. Have your family doctor take a look and get it taken care of. It could be eczema, tinea or a callus... thyroid problems can cause skin changes. Or it may be some type of growth. Regardless if it was going to hurt you it would have already so I wouldn't be too worried about it. ...Read more
I have a rash type of alergic reaction on my face it burns and itches and is really red what can I do to get rid of it?
See dermatologist: You need to give more details on the distribution of the rash such as whether it crosses the bridge of your nose. I suspect what you may have is rosacea which is aggravated by any increase in core body temperature. But on skin rash, one really needs to look at the lesions themselves to venture a guess. ...Read more
Red rash from some type of big but and itches and hurts like crazy. Ankle swollen from a bug bite it been like this for two weeks what to do? Thanks
See your physician: This rash needs definition. You will need to have a dermatologist clarify it. We need to be certain that the swollen ankle is not infected. Your physician will guide you\. ...Read more
Good day I am getting a blister type of rash around my elbow area and on the inside of my arm. It burns and itches.
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
I have some skin discoloration type rash on my stomach and under my breasts. It sometimes is visible, sometimes not. And it itches.?
Have a rash type pattern under belly and in creases between legs it itches and has a weird smell along with bumps I have iched open what is it?
See your doctor: It is important to go see the doctor while you have the rash. Rashes are one of those things that the doctor has to see while it is there to determine the cause and the best treatment. If it has different stages to it and you can't get in more than once, you can take digitial pictures of the rash in its various stages to help the doctor. ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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
I have rashes around my virginal area. It itches badly. No odour from that area thou just very uncomfortable rashes.
I am having rashes in my inner thighs. ..it itches some swelling circles...these area has become black. Kindly help.
Thigh irritation: I suspect skin irritation of your thighs may be related to such things as continual friction and/or sweating and? Yeast infection Perhaps wearing tight jeans plays a role, also. Avoid tight clothing, keep the thighs clean and dry once the rash clears. In the meantime try applying an antiyeast anti-inflammatory ointment like mycolog. If no improvement, consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatm ...Read more
I am having rashes in my inner thighs. ..it itches some swelling circles are also there....area has become black kindly help.
Fungal?: Have the rashes persisted for days? It is always very difficult to comment on potential causes of rash without an exam. Fungal rash (tinea corporis or versicolor), intertrigo (irritation from chafing maybe complicated by infection) or erythrasma (bacterial infection) are associated with round itchy/scaly persistent rash in this region. ...Read more
Skin itches and rashes form in some locations. Only happens in the summer, this is the 2nd year. Rash occurs on exposed and non-exposed skin.
Fungal likely: Usually occur in groin, armpits, under breasts, but occur anywhere where u sweat more. Fungus are notorious for reappearing during summer time as they like moist conditions. Key is to keep the areas as dry as possible. Antifungal and steroid creams are the usual treatment. A dermatologist can help ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I have rashes in my vaginal area. It burns and itches all the time. What can it be? And what can I do to treat it? P.S. I am not sexually active.
Yeast Infection: It may be caused by yeast infection. You can use1% Clotrimazole cream plus 1%hydrocortisone cream both available withour prescription, use twice a day, or zeasorp -af powder apply twice a day, and for itching you can take 10 mgm zyrtec (cetirizine) available over the counter if itching is really bad, and if it does not clear up, see your doctor or gynecologist.Keep the area as dry as possible. ...Read more
Rash: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
I got allergy due to hot summers due to which my skin itches a lot and got small red rashes. What should I do to cure it?
Multiple: How long does the rash last after you got out of the sun? Do you have the same issues after exercise? The problem can be due to what is called cholinergic urticaria which usually occurs during the cooling off period after an increase in core body temperature (hot shower, sun, exercise, stress etc). If this is what you are experiencing, then taking an antihistamine prior to the exposure may work. ...Read more
I was just diagnosed with shingles, I'm 19. I have had it for about three days now. I have to dime size rashes and one 2 quarter sized. The smaller one itches and the bigger one burn. How likely is it to get worse or sever. Am I more likely to have a mild
Hard to predict: See your doctor asap to start treatment if you have not already. The fastest way to resolution of symptoms is early treatment. ...Read more
My baby has a red spot behind her neck that itches her alot, the edges get lil rashes. At times, what can this be?
For a year I have been getting severe rashes all over my body sometimes white bumps other times just really red skin what could this be? Itches so bad
Show your physician: It's impossible to diagnose a rash without looking at it. Next time it flares up, don't take any medicine for it and don't apply anything topically-- these can change the rash and make it difficult to diagnose. Then have your physician look at it right away. ...Read more
Drug reaction: If you have started taking any new medications that caused the rash then try stopping the medicin ad see if it will improve other wise you have to see your doctor could be serious. ...Read more