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What are the causes of a rash and hives all over the body without any itch?

What are the causes of a rash and hives all over the body without any itch?

Hives usually itch: If you have a rash that resembles hives but doesn't itch, it probably isn't hives. Hives almost always itch and therefore is probably another type of rash. Unfortunately, rashes are usually diagnosed by physical examination and the history, so it will be difficult to help you over the internet and you likely will need to be examined by a physician. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A 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


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What could be causing a rash all over the body of an adult?

What could be causing a rash all over the body of an adult?

Lots: Viral infections, drug reactions, allergic reaction, primary dermatological disorders, contact dermatitis from environment or soaps, etc. Get it checked. ...Read more

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What causes fine itchy rash all over the body?

What causes fine itchy rash all over the body?

Need eval to know.: 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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What kind of rash spreads all over the body on a 6 month old?

What kind of rash spreads all over the body on a 6 month old?

Rash: An allergic rash or a viral rash can spread over the body of a 6 month old. ...Read more

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What are the cause of hives all over your body?

What are the cause of hives all over your body?

Multiple triggers: Acute hives affect about 20% of the population. Generalized hives can occur from a food, insection sting, latex or medication allergic reaction including Aspirin or antibiotics. Both viral and bacterial infections have been associated with hives. Physical triggers like cold, heat, exercise, dermatographism can lead to hives. Sometimes, a cause is not found. ...Read more

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Is eczema cause of itchy skin all over the body or just the affected(infected) area?

Is eczema cause of itchy skin all over the body or just the affected(infected) area?

Eczema and itch: Eczema usually starts on dry skin. Patches of eczema usually itch more intensely but dry skin over the body can be itchy as well. ...Read more

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My skin all over the body is really dry However I've developed these small colorless boils all over my face. What can be the causes and Treatment?

My skin all over the body is really dry However I've developed these small colorless boils all over my face. What can be the causes and  Treatment?

Dermatitis...: If you suffer of dry skin you can develop what is called atopic dermatitis which is associated with extreme dry skin due to lack of moisturizing substance under the skin, so to say. The treatment usually relies in using moisturizing cream frequently( about there times a day) and bathing with oatmeal based soap. If not better see a Dermatologist(Skin doctor). ...Read more

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What type of infections can cause red spots all over the body? Especially on the belly is it a bacterium?

What type of infections can cause red spots all over the body? Especially on the belly is it a bacterium?

Picture and history: There are many potential causes of 'red spots' all over the body. Do they itch or hurt? What is the distribution? Exposure history? Fever? Have you been in a hot tub (pseudomonas)? Have you been exposed to scabies or bed bugs? Have you been in the woods and been bitten? Or could you have something more serious - e.g. Streptococcal skin syndrome etc. Please see your physician. ...Read more

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What can cause non-itchy rashes to develop all over the body?

What can cause non-itchy rashes to develop all over the body?

Narrow it down: I want to help but this description could include several chapters in a dermatology text book. A photo or visit to the doctor can help narrow it down. Answers to questions like timing, duration , shape of the lesions, flat or raised , scaly or greasy, tenderness, medications are some of the clues that can provide clues. ...Read more

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What type of rash is red, slightly raised, dry, all over the body and itches?

What type of rash is red, slightly raised, dry, all over the body and itches?

Rash all over: Usually a virus infection or a medication reaction. Contact dermatitis related to a detergent or soap is another possibility. ...Read more

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My question is what causes rash on the breast and all part of the body?

This overall: Body rash needs to be medically evaluated to make a diagnosis. Consider seeing your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What could cause a rash all over your lips?

What could cause a rash all over your lips?

Depends: Dry cold air is a usual cause of chapped lips that may be construed as a rash. Sun exposure may affect the lips more than other skin and may also activate cold sores. Deficiency of B vitamins is an other cause. It is not feasible to provide a more definitive opinion without examining the "rash". For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more

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Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

You : You could likely spread it to other parts of your body if you are not careful with washing your hands after manipulating the infected foot area. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a rash on your stomach?

What are the causes of a rash on your stomach?

Rash: Any rash is best evaluated in person by a qualified physician since visualizing the rash is essential to provide accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause abcsesses all over the body ossciated with fever?

What could cause abcsesses all over the body ossciated with fever?

See doctor: This is serious condition, it may be MRSA abscess or some immunological disease that associated with abscess , better you see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Rash All Over (Definition)

A generalized rash consists of lesions affecting a number of areas on the body which change the color, texture or ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more