Ask now
Rated 5.0/5 based on 13 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Virus Rash Itchy

Share
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
1

1
Are rashes during west nile virus itchy?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
Are rashes during west nile virus itchy?

For some it is.: In article entitled: ' characteristics of the rash associated with west nile virus fever' - 33% of people with rashes described pruritus. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›

85,000 doctors available

Get Treatment for Your Skin Condition Now!

Skin conditions result from a number of factors and can reduce your quality of life. It's important to have a doctor evaluate your condition to ensure it is not something more serious than a minor irritation. At HealthTap, you can connect to a doctor in minutes via chat or video to get peace of mind!

Doctors are standing by 24/7 for advice, treatment or prescriptions. Get help today!

85,000 doctors available

Get Treatment for Your Skin Condition Now!

Skin conditions result from a number of factors and can reduce your quality of life. It's important to have a doctor evaluate your condition to ensure it is not something more serious than a minor irritation. At HealthTap, you can connect to a doctor in minutes via chat or video to get peace of mind!

Doctors are standing by 24/7 for advice, treatment or prescriptions. Get help today!
Dr. Vikram Patel
Board Certified
32 years in practice
853K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Vikram Patel
Board Certified
32 years in practice
853K people helped
Continue
Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,060 doctors shared insights

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


Dr. M. Christine Lee
Board Certified, Dermatology
23 years in practice
2M people helped
2
Dr. Vikram Patel
Board Certified
32 years in practice
853K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Vikram Patel
Board Certified
32 years in practice
853K people helped
Continue
Dr. Bryan Levey
Board Certified, Pediatrics
22 years in practice
4M people helped
3

3
My 10 month old son was diagnosed with coxsackie virus and now he has an itchy rash.?

Dr. Bryan Levey
Board Certified, Pediatrics
22 years in practice
4M people helped

Coxsackie virus...: ...Typically causes hand-foot-mouth disease which involves sores in the mouth (sometimes very painful ones) and a rash. The text-book rash is vesicles on the hands and feet, but sometimes it's on the trunk, diaper area, arms or legs; and often it's not vesicles. Sometimes it's a little itchy, sometimes not. Maintain hydration and it runs its course and goes away. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Vikram Patel
Board Certified
32 years in practice
853K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
103M people helped
5

5
What could be the cause of this rash on my stomach, sides, and breasts it's red, raised, and very itchy I just got over a virus could that cause it?

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
103M people helped
What could be the cause of this rash on my stomach, sides, and breasts it's red, raised, and very itchy I just got over a virus could that cause it?

Examination: Without seeing this it is impossible to know. If you were on antibiotics or other medications it may be a systemic allergic reaction. Could also be a contact dermatitis due to detergent in clothing, etc. the other possibility is that this is part of a tick-borne infection, although those are seldom itchy. Have this looked at by a professional. Good luck. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
26 years in practice
129K people helped
6
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Board Certified, Dermatology
33 years in practice
1M people helped
7
Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
145M people helped
8

8
2 yr old had virus. 1 week later developed itchy rash. Gave Benadryl and mostly went away. Had a yellow/clay bowel movmt. Seems ok is one clay bm ok?

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
145M people helped
2 yr old had virus. 1 week later developed itchy rash. Gave Benadryl and mostly went away. Had a yellow/clay bowel movmt. Seems ok is one clay bm ok?

Pretty common: This pattern seems pretty normal for a simple virus. The color and consistency of the stool is also within the range of normal. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Laura Yauch
Board Certified, Family Medicine
751K people helped
9

9
My son has a rash went to er. It's a virus,no fever of other symptoms. Could it be chicken pox, been vaxed. Tips on making him comfortable? it's itchy

Dr. Laura Yauch
Board Certified, Family Medicine
751K people helped

Treatments: Itchy rashes often respond to antihistamines like benadryl, claritin, or zytec.Soothing baths with Oatmeal (including products like Aveeno) can also help.Avoid getting hot, or sweaty as that will aggravate itching. It is possible to get chicken pox (viral infection) despite the vaccine.See http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chickenpox/basics/definition/con-20019025 for chicken pox info ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Diane Minich
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
18M people helped
10
Dr. John Chiu
2,461 doctors shared insights

Skin Rash (Definition)

Skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Vikram Patel
Board Certified,
32 years in practice
853K people helped
Continue
85,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook