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What Can Cause A Red Rash That Lasts For More Than Three Weeks
Can whole body itching and skin redness (rash-like when touched) from cipro (ciprofloxacin) last for more than a week?
Unlikely...: The abx should be out of your system by now, and the skin reaction should at least be fading. If not, consider reviewing your current med list to find your culprit - good luck.
I am having rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?
Yes: If you are exposed to the item to which you are allergic, the symptoms will persist, even for years. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine
What would cause a bumpy red rash just on the outside of the elbows, and on one more than the other?
Well: Rashes like this in general can be non-specific inflamation infection or contact dermatitis. Recommend Healthtap consult with pictures to get a specific diagnosis and treatment
Hidradenitis: This is probably hidradenitis suppurativa. Your dermatologist can help you.
I have a red scaly odd oval shaped rash on my leg, just below the knee. This occurred after I fell on a concrete step last November which caused a hem?
What could be diagnosis for having rashes at the back, dry cough for more than a month, fatigue, redness of face and weight loss? Male, 50s
I have red bumpy rashes on my breast which itch. On scratching them, there's more redness in the area. No history of breast cancer. What's causing it?
Need more info: Onset, duration, exacerbating factors. Would need to follow up with your physician for a physical exam
What could be diagnosis for having non-itchy rashes at the back, dry cough for more than a month, fatigue, redness of face and weight loss? Male, 50s
Have it evaluated: It is impossible to say without being able to do a physical exam and know the results of x rays and lab studies. The cough needs evaluation in a smoker because of the high risk of major lung issues. See a doctor soon.
I have had a rash on various body parts for the last four days that presents as red, itchy welts that then turn hot and cause muscle pain. Any ideas?
Could be drug allerg: Drug allergies are a common cause of an itching rash. If you are taking any new medicines lately added, stop it for a couple of days. In the meantime, you can use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) once or twice a day...It might help reduce the allergy. But it can also make you sleepy, so take it at night and see if it helps.See 1 more doctor answer
Can herpes or a vaginal yeast infection cause a skin rash throughout the body? I have a skin rash that develops first with an itch and then a round red bump appears. The first few where limited to my lower left arm and looked more like bites but then dis
It: It would be very unusual for herpes or vaginal yeast infection to spread throughout the body. Other medical issues, such as MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus), eczema, psoriasis, pityriasis, or other dermatological issues can cause a rash on the body. Trying a mild anti-bacterial soap and mild lotion may be helpful, but if it is a worsening rash, or if the patient had fever or new symptoms, then the patient should be medically evaluated.
My daughter has red bumps all over her except her nose today I noticed three more on her chest, is this baby acne, eczema or heat rash?
Last wk my son had strep this wk I came down w red, itchy bumps/rash all over my body. No sore throat or fever, could it be related or other cause?
Probably not.: See a Dr, preferably a dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Very dry rashes on my butt. They've been there for a while. They aren't red, more like white. They don't itch but they bother me! Please help?
Atopic Dermatitis: What you are describing is probably atopic dematitis or "eczema". This is a dry sensitive skin type that can be affected by dry winter air. Simple measures include no soap, bathe every 2-3 days only, daily moisturizer like curel. In some cases, medications are necessary/helpful. Consult your pedi.See 2 more doctor answers
What toxins? ...: Many things might cause this. If you want the best chance for help, see a dermatologist.
Full body itching just came on in the last 2 hours. No rash, no redness, only new bites are from mosquitos that usually don't give me reactions?
Mosquitos: Sound like you have reactions now. Big ones out up there this time of year. Also other bugs that bite up there. Did you take anything or rub on anything for bites. Any hives? If so see Dr.
I've had circular rashes appear on my body recently and it seems to be spreading and heat seems to make them red and standout more. It won't go away?
Generalized rash: The differential diagnosis of a generalized rash is large. You should schedule an appointment to visit a dermatologist as soon as possible. Certain factors are important such as whether the rash is raised or flat, itchy or not, involving the palms of the hands or the soles of the feet, or not. If the rash started in one location and spread to another, describe it to them, and your history and meds
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