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Is the sun bad for viral rash?

Is the sun bad for viral rash?

Can be but: more importantly it can turn the rash dark and leave dark marks on your skin after the rash has resolved. so avoid sun anyways ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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How long can an adult viral rash last?

How long can an adult viral rash last?

Viral Infections: To answer the question as to how long viral infections last, one has to look at the different types of infections caused by viruses. Viral infections can be classified into three main groups: acute infections, chronic infections and latent infections. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a viral rash usually last?

On average, how long will a viral rash usually last?

Days or weeks: Depending on the virus, it may last a few days to a few weeks, you need to know what type of virus is causing it. ...Read more

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Does a viral rash actually get worse before it gets better?

Does a viral rash actually get worse before it gets better?

Viral rash: If you consider a localized rash that spreads to involve the whole body, then you are right. Most viral rashes behave this way and often including the pamls and soles. ...Read more

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I have gotten a viral rash that is just now clearing...How would i help my skin clear up better?

I have gotten a viral rash that is just now clearing...How would i help my skin clear up better?

Time: There are many different types of viral rashes, each with their own time frames for resolution. For the most part, there is nothing that will speed up their resolution, aside from your normal daily skin care. ...Read more

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Can viral pneumonia give you a rash?

Can viral pneumonia give you a rash?

Yes: Many types of viruses can cause pneumonia and not infrequently they may also cause a rash. The classic is varicella virus which is also known as chicken pox. Adults with varicella seem to be more predisposed to getting viral pneumonia in association with the classic rash. ...Read more

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9month old has had an all over body rash for 2days. How long should a viral rash last?

9month old has had an all over body rash for 2days. How long should a viral rash last?

Depends: The duration of a viral rash can vary from a few hours to a few weeks. Most follow the pattern based on the type of virus.In the years before we had fancy lab tests, we came up with names for specific viral infections, like smallpox, based on the character of the rash. ...Read more

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I've had a rash for seven weeks now. I had a biopsy done on the rash which concluded that it was a drug eruption or viral exathome? How long does this

Rash: It would seem that a drug eruption or viral eruption should have disappeared by7 weeks, if there is no exposure anymore to what triggered the rash. I would go to get another opinion, but this time refuse the biopsy! ...Read more

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Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more