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Weeping Skin Sores
Hello, I scratched my armpit vigorously 2 days before using hair removal cream and it burned my skin causing weeping sores. What do you recommend?
I've had flacky skin sores appearing on my whole body since 5th grade every year, is there something wrong with me?
Psoriasis?: You may have a skin condition. A dermatologist can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Got herpes and the skin sores are clear now. Pain has not yet releived. It's been 1 and a half months since when it started. Pain is intolerable.
I have skin sores that when I break there is a clear sticky fluid. They don't heal and keep reoccurring. They get a glazing. Biopsy shows nothing.?
Unclear: There are so many things that I don't know about your condition: where it's occurring, how long it's been going on, any associated symptoms, etc. The fact that the biopsy shows "nothing" is concerning. Make sure the biopsy is done by a dermatologist and that it is sent to a lab specializing in dermatology. ...Read more
I have developed 2 skin sores on my back and 1 on my side. The are round and about the size of a dime. No puss just raw like a layer of skin was remo?
Many possibilities.: If these spots do not heal, you should seek evaluation and treatment from a dermatologist. ...Read more
Extent? Severity?: If there are multiple sores it is best to see md for diagnosis and treatment. Delay may result on infection or at a minimum long lasting or permanent marks or scars. ...Read more
More info needed: It isn't possible to judge the cause or possible treatment without more information. Where on your body? How long have you had the problem? Has it happened before? If this is in the genital area or on the face, maybe herpes. Another kind of herpes (herpes zoster, shingles) is possible if it's a localized rash elsewhere on the body. Serious allergic reaction if it's all over. See a doctor soon. ...Read more
Contact with toilet water X times. Small skin sores @ times. May n/h washed and or well. Is hep b or c a concern if prior user had blood in waste.
Go see a Dr...: Can be anything, go and get tested, see your Dr. ...Read more
Why did I get skin sores from coworkers when theirs were caused by drug use and I do not use any drugs? They went away and now are back again. My face is itchy and fingernails and tips feel contaminated. Others also have sores again. What or how can this
If: If there is an occupational health office where you work, that would be an appropriate place to raise the issue. ...Read more
Maybe infection?: Sores in armpit and shoulder could be a minor infection but without seeing it there is now way to be sure. Shaving arm hair sometimes can be the inciting reason and is a common cause of impetigo. (a skin infection caused by staph or strep. I would visit with your doctor. In the mean time scrub the sores well with soap and water. Keep it clean and dry. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin sores. The following also describe me: Headache and Abdominal discomfort. What should I do?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
I am on Doxycycline for MRSA and after 4 days I am not seeing any improvement with my skin sores. I actually have developed additional sores.
I have skin sores/lesions that are red with punched out center and are extremely itchy. Was put on dapsone yet all derm tests are negative. Help?!
I am a meth addict with giant skin sores on my back and ribs. I also had my arm go completely numb and unstable for three weeks. What does that mean?
METH: Skin infections most likely and the arm going numb may be toxicity related it all means its time to seek help and quit using ...Read more
Can dry skin, sores on face & feet be caused by herpes & dental issues? What tests can confirm? Are they cause for concern in lymphoma pt in remission
I am experiencing pimples, skin sores and abdominal skin redness. Recently broke out bad I have a hard time not picking at them. Sores on all of face neck chest. Drs think I'm on drugs to embarrassed togo back. Creams to help heal faster got towork?
Sores: Need more information to help and pictures ...Read more
I am experiencing lumps on outter labia majora, skin sores and have stomach aches, sudden urge to urinate and feel dizzy and out of it often. Almost brown colored urine. The following also describe me:. feels like ive had infection skin/hair 4 a yr!
Two skin sores, on and off sore throat, pain behind left knee joint. Took 2 HIV tests 6 months ago and they were negative. Were the tests wrong?
Not HIV: These symptoms are not suggestive of an HIV infection, and the HIV blood tests tests are foolproof, as long as done sufficiently long after the last possible exposure -- which usually is 4-12 weeks. See your doctor if your symptoms continue or you remain concerned, but no worries about HIV. ...Read more
High fever sore throat, skin sores, painless after fever broke, white blood cells fighting virus?, then died, harmless? Treatment? Antibiotics ness.?
I am experiencing skin sores, itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching) (side: scalp), rash in armpit (quality: pustules or pimples), itch, leg numbness and skin rash (quality: itchiness, blisters, crusty, bumpy, red or bluish purple, fla
Sore/ itchy rash: May be eczema, psoriasis which could respond to steroids but may need stronger treatment if diffuse, folliculitis for which mupirocin topical and bactrim oral if not allergic would help, or autoimmune process. Or food intolerence- gluten, milk. Would follow up with dermatologist ...Read more
Many things: The skin is a complex organ. When skin does not heal it suggests something is missing in the pathways that the skin takes from break down to being healed. Most commonly seen are high glucose from poorly treated diabetes, low blood proteins in malnourished patients, and low oxygen in patietns with perpheral artery disease, excessive bacterial colonization leading to infection and skin cancer. ...Read more
Impaired circulation: Skin ulcers are typically caused by impaired circulation. This can happen as a result of pressure, as in bed-sores and diabetic foot ulcers, or from peripheral artery disease. They are often painless which can be deceiving as we tend to take painless things less seriously. They are always important to treat, however, as they can easily become infected and then cause major problems. ...Read more
Skin ulcers: Skin ulcers is a sore of the outermost tissue covering the body. ...Read more