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What are these dime size red blotches on my chest and stomach and how do I get rid of them?

What are these dime size red blotches on my chest and stomach and how do I get rid of them?

Cant tell: It is impossible to tell from the limited description. This can be pityriasis rosea or psoriasis. It is best to see dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Red, small and itchy spots have appeared on my back and chest from the sun, how do I get rid of this?

Red, small and itchy spots have appeared on my back and chest from the sun, how do I get rid of this?

As above: Every thing under the sun even the sun it self may cause allergy, u can try Hydrocortisone cream and if no improvement, try to see your PCP. ...Read more

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I have dry/flaky red spots on my chest and arms. How can I get rid of them? Is it from something I'm eating? Or the lack of eating something?

I have dry/flaky red spots on my chest and arms. How can I get rid of them? Is it from something I'm eating? Or the lack of eating something?

Get it checked: It's difficult to say what your problem could be without visualization of the rash. It's best to follow up with a provider so they can evaluate your condition and determine it's seriousness or lack there of. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stomach sharp pain, nausea and chest pain which I can take only short breaths. How do I deal with this? Intense sharp pain... Threw up...Gradually getting worse. Indescribable pain. Eating only jello and getting up and moving makes th

How do I get rid of stomach sharp pain, nausea and chest pain which I can take only short breaths. How do I deal with this? Intense sharp pain... Threw up...Gradually getting worse. Indescribable pain. Eating only jello and getting up and moving makes th

I: I hope you have seen a medical doctor by now. Excrutiating abdominal pain along with all your other symptoms definitely warrants an immediate medical evaluation. For the future inform your parents right away and present to an er or urgent care. Things like appendicitis, intestinal infections, hepatitis, mononucleosis, gastroenteritis (stomach flu) with dehydration and many other issues could be to blame.
I hope you are better by now. If you are not then you need to seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of chest hair and stomach hair like pro athletes who have no hair on their body?

How can I get rid of chest hair and stomach hair like pro athletes who have no hair on their body?

Go Pro.: The first thing is you need to work real hard and become a professional athlete. Then, you will be inundated with hundreds of health spas that will readily provide that service for you for hundreds if not thousands of dollars. ...Read more

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I have black heads on my chest and some acne on my back, is there anyway to get rid of the black heads and reduce the redness of acne?

I have black heads on my chest and some acne on my back, is there anyway to get rid of the black heads and reduce the redness of acne?

Scientific Rx: I see that you are already taking topical benzyl peroxide and minocycline. One possibility might be to add a topical retinoic acid derivative which you'll use on face and trunk. This might be in place of the benzoyl peroxide. Your physician is your best guide here. I'm sorry you ended up with scarring; if your acne become unmanageable, consider isotreinoin if offered. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gas in my chest and around upper abdomen area?

How to get rid of gas in my chest and around upper abdomen area?

Burping and gas: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources-maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Easy to test for these. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gas trouble naturally? I am feeling bloated and some pain in chest and upper abdomen? No other significant symptoms.

How to get rid of gas trouble naturally? I am feeling bloated and some pain in chest and upper abdomen? No other significant symptoms.

Gas: Generally caused by swallowing air. Review all your eating and drinking. If you are sucking on candy, chewing gum, drinking frequently, etc., you are also swallowing air and it's going to come out the other end. By cutting down on the air swallowed you cut down on the gas volume. Simethicone is a drug which breaks up gas bubbles and can help symptoms ...Read more

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Can selsun blue be used to get rid of psoriasis on arms, stomach, chest and back?

Can selsun blue be used to get rid of psoriasis on arms, stomach, chest and back?

No: You need to treat the underlying inflammatory process responsible for psoriasis before it will improve. A dandruff shampoo is worthless for this problem. ...Read more

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The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

See Your Doctor: Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition; causes dry, itchy areas; treated with topical steroids, moisturizers & more. Once the eczema clears, involved skin may become lighter due to loss of pigmentation. Return of pigmentation can takes wks to yrs. Treatment involves watchful waiting while using cosmetic cover-ups, laser, & more. Pimples sound unrelated; visual exam is needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have little red acne marks on my chest, how can I get rid off?

I have little red acne marks on my chest, how can I get rid off?

Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so do the treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. ...Read more

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There are small red bumps on my chest and I try to get rid on it for the past 3 days, do I need to go to a hospita?

There are small red bumps on my chest and I try to get rid on it for the past 3 days, do I need to go to a hospita?

Not an emergency: Doesn't sound like an emergency to me. Cool compresses might help. Find out if there is something that you are ingesting, applying locally, (sun screen?) or maybe your detergent or fabric softener. Could be an allergic reaction to a medicine that you are taking. A doctor's visit should do the trick. It will save you lots of time and money over going to the emergency room ...Read more

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I have a red blotchy, non-itchy rash that started on my abdomen and has spread up onto my chest, is not painful, does not itch.?

I have a red blotchy, non-itchy rash that started on my abdomen and has spread up onto my chest, is not painful, does not itch.?

Derm eval.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I have a mild rash (red dots) on my chest. Have had them for a couple years now, but unsure what they are and how to get rid of them. Please advise!

I have a mild rash (red dots) on my chest. Have had them for a couple years now, but unsure what they are and how to get rid of them. Please advise!

Exam needed: Without inspecting these red spots a physician cannot make an accurate diagnosis. They may be hemangiomas which are benign dilatations of tiny blood vessels in the skin. These require no treatment. Have your physician or a dermatologist examine you for diagnosis. ...Read more

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There are small red bumps on my chest and I've been trying to get rid of them for 3 days. Do I need to go to a hospital?

There are small red bumps on my chest and I've been trying to get rid of them for 3 days. Do I need to go to a hospital?

Any other symptoms?: If not - see if they resolve on their own. If they are not resolving or just one symptoms of a number then you many need medical assessment. ...Read more

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What could this pinkish / red blotchy hive rash covering my chest, stomach, neck, sides & back be?

What could this pinkish / red blotchy hive rash covering my chest, stomach, neck, sides & back be?

Hard to tell: It is difficult enough to find a cause for a skin rash even by examination, it is nearly impossible to even make a guess without direct examination. See your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have these hard bumps on my chest and back (red, white) that has been there for years and won't go away, what are these and how can I get rid of them?

See a dermatologist: Without being able to see these and diagnose them, it is impossible to suggest treatment. A good dermatologist should know very quickly what these are. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pinkish/red blotchy hive rash covering chest, stomach, neck, sides & back!?

What to do if I have pinkish/red blotchy hive rash covering chest, stomach, neck, sides & back!?

Hives: If you have hives, the rash should be itchy and it should be dynamic (each spot tends to move or disappear before being replaced by another spot). First or second line antihistamines are a good first step if you suspect hives. If this is recurring or persisting for more than a week, consider a virtual consult to discuss potential causes and the necessary work up. ...Read more

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Recently found rash on my chest/stomach. Skin isn't raised but it's pink/red/blotchy. It doesn't hurt/itch but I am experiencing minor muscle fatigue?

See your doctor.: This rash may be completely unrelated to your muscle attitude, or not. Where rashes are concerned, a look is worth a thousand words...I recommend go see your doctor who can actually take a look at it and inquire about your other symptoms in more detail. ...Read more

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Rash appeared suddenly, somewhat blotchy, red bumps all over my stomach, thighs, chest, and arms. Not itchy. Haven't changed anything: detergent etc.

Rash appeared suddenly, somewhat blotchy, red bumps all over my stomach, thighs, chest, and arms. Not itchy. Haven't changed anything: detergent etc.

Many causes: Depending on the type of your rash the cause varies from a viral infection to hives, you need to have a doctor look at it and determine what is the problem. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of red blotchy skin when nervous?

How do I get rid of red blotchy skin when nervous?

Beta blockers!: 10mg of Propranolol can block the red response when nervous. It is a temporary fit but is very safe and can work in important social situations. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps all over my stomach and just started getting them on my arm what ccould it be or how do I get rid of it?

I have red itchy bumps all over my stomach and just started getting them on my arm what ccould it be or how do I get rid of it?

Eczema?: Itchy bumps in winter on trunk and extremities is often eczema. Topical cortisone creams--otc or prescription can help. Heavy moisturizing with creams, not lotions will also help and will likely prevent a recurrence. Avoid too much soap and hot, hot baths. ...Read more

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I threw up this morning and now I have a red/ purple blotchy face. Is there a way to help get rid of it?

I threw up this morning and now I have a red/ purple blotchy face. Is there a way to help get rid of it?

Will go away itself: No treatment is needed it will get better by itself. It happens due to increased pressure in the capillaries which carry blood. Too much pressure fills them up with blood and some may break.
It does not require any treatment and usually go away in 1 to 3 days ...Read more