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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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Itchy throat (a little) ears itching, heart burn and some regurgitation, question is can heartburn cause itchy ears?

Itchy throat (a little) ears itching, heart burn and some regurgitation, question is can heartburn cause itchy ears?

Not often: Laryngopharyngeal reflux can cause ear symptoms, usually one sided pain or pressure. Itching is not common although possible. Avoid qtip use and see someone who can look in the ears and rule out an otitis externa or eczema. ...Read more

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My 10 year complains about an itchy heart?

My 10 year complains about an itchy heart?

Interesting question: I've been a cardiologist for 30 years and, honestly, have never seen a patient with an itchy heart. Please tell your daughter that she's going to be okay! ...Read more

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Hello Doctor, My name is Arif & am 24 year old. I am feeling itchy in my heart in some time, why this is happening.?

Hello Doctor, My name is Arif & am 24 year old. I am feeling itchy in my heart in some time, why this is happening.?

Heart: Hello Arif. I am not sure what you mean by "itchy." Perhaps pain or flutter. No matter what you are feeling heart symptoms always need to be checked out by our doctor. He/she will let you know what is happening and if you need treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Chest feel strange can feel heart beat. Bit itchy. Was in ibiza and had to go hospital consistently getting sick gastroenteritis Monday night?

Chest feel strange can feel heart beat. Bit itchy. Was in ibiza and had to go hospital consistently getting sick gastroenteritis Monday night?

See your physician: Feeling your heart beat, if it is not irregular, is generally due t o anxiety. Gastroenteritis, especially when you go away on vacation, suggests an infection with a bacteria or parasite (and sometimes a viral infection) that you acquired in Ibiza You need to see your physician, who can do testing to find the cause and the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Feels itchy heart shooting to thru the back I had flu last week and pleghm is continous til now and and did not got to clinic since I dontvhave fever?

Feels itchy heart shooting to thru the back I had flu last week and pleghm is continous til now and and did not got to clinic since I dontvhave fever?

Secondary infection.: Viral respiratory infections produce a lot of mucus, which is a magnet for germs. This is why you may have a secondary infection with a bacteria, later in the course of the virus. Also, OTC cough & cold meds prolong symptoms & may increase chance of secondary bacterial infections. Get checked, you may now need antibiotics. Fragrances & aerosols are as bad as second-hand smoke, stop them when sick ...Read more

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Tired fast heart beat itchy skin depressed what could it be also body hurts in places?

Tired fast heart beat itchy skin depressed what could it be also body hurts in places?

Uncertain: Really can't diagnose based on this information. Would recommend medical assessment. See you have issues with hyperthyroidism. Rapid heart rate, pruritus (itching), muscle & joint/muscle pain, Fatigue and moodiness can occur with hyperthyroidism. Discuss symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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Coming off of prednisone, now on 10mg. I get heart palp and I'm itchy, but where I scratch, welts up and red. Is this pred withdrawal. Is it common?

Coming off of prednisone, now on 10mg. I get heart palp and I'm itchy, but where I scratch, welts up and red. Is this pred withdrawal. Is it common?

Recurrence: It is just the disease itself which was temporarily masked by taking the prednisone. Consider seeing an allergist or dermatologist. Yes, this is common since Prednisone does not eliminate the cause. ...Read more

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I've been taking a combination of echinacea for candida. However my face goes red and my heart rate increases to 93 bpm and my eyes get itchy.?

I've been taking a combination of echinacea for candida. However my face goes red and my heart rate increases to 93 bpm and my eyes get itchy.?

Stop echinacea! Try:: It sounds like you are allergic to echinacea- this is uncommon but possible. Stop it now. Echinacea is not even known to help candida!
Eat a low starch diet and take probiotics and antifungal drugs and/or herbs such as Pau D'Arco, Oregano oil, garlic, grapefruit seed extract and plant tannins. See https://tinyurl. Com/234ag4b
A holistic or integrative physician can help guide your treatment. ...Read more

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For a week and a half I started to get a lip numb and not always same spot, accompanied by itchy hives and welts sometimes have heart palputations?

For a week and a half I started to get a lip numb and not always same spot, accompanied by itchy hives and welts sometimes have heart palputations?

Hives: 49 M from MD notes 1.5 wk lip numb different spots with hives and welt sometimes with palpitations.? ANS: Not certain what the question is but sounds like you are having an allergic reaction to something. If you are taking a BP med that is an ACE inhibitor this would be my first suspect. New pet, new job? Seeing a Dr. In AM would be good. Unless you know what is causing it. ...Read more

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Itchy on right leg, right leg hurts, pain in left armpit and upper chest, they did chest X-rays in April and It was not heart or lung. Any ideas?

Itchy on right leg, right leg hurts, pain in left armpit and upper chest, they did chest X-rays in April and It was not heart or lung. Any ideas?

Nondiagnostic: These varied symptoms are nondiagnostic at this time. In order to evaluate you, a physician would have to perform a thorough history and physical examination. After that pertinent tests and/or referral to appropriate specialist may be required for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hives on face neck and chest that started 2 days after finishing a z oak. Nothing else in my life is new but that medication. It's very itchy but I'm not anaphylactic my breathing is fine. My heart races a bit but not insane. I have nausea and digestive u

Hives on face neck and chest that started 2 days after finishing a z oak. Nothing else in my life is new but that medication. It's very itchy but I'm not anaphylactic my breathing is fine. My heart races a bit but not insane. I have nausea and digestive u

See doctor: Although the likelihood is low, it is possible that you have become allergic to z pak (azithromycin). Given its long half life, the reaction may linger on for another week. On the other hand, this could be from a viral infection for which you were given z pak (azithromycin). Given your heart and GI symptoms, it is prudent to get checked by your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Frequent soft stool, sensitive stomach to certain foods, bad smelling farts, heart burn, irritated itchy bum hole?

Frequent soft stool, sensitive stomach to certain foods, bad smelling farts, heart burn, irritated itchy bum hole?

Ibs ibd celiacs: See your doctor, need to diff btw this being irritable bowel vs crohns vs celiacs, vs simply eating foods with too many artificial glucose molecules to give you faulse ideation of glutean sensitivity, which it isn't most of the time ...Read more

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34yo w/itchy throat & cough; malaise, weakness & noticed shortness of breath & heart weakness. Has gen anxiety but noticed difference last few days.

34yo w/itchy throat & cough; malaise, weakness & noticed shortness of breath & heart weakness. Has gen anxiety but noticed difference last few days.

Yes??: And what happened to you in your life a few days ago as thugs got worse? You are describing a classic generalized anxiety disorder. Dr. Freud had a lot of these in old Wien. There are a number of good meds to help you get through this but there are plenty of good therapists in this country too. Good luck!! ...Read more

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I suffer immensely from allergies. Itchy eyes. Light sensitivity, blurred vision and rapid heart beat. I I don't know what I'm allergic to?

I suffer immensely from allergies. Itchy eyes. Light sensitivity, blurred vision and rapid heart beat. I I don't know what I'm allergic to?

See your doctor: Itchy eyes are a symptom of allergy, and if there are a lot of secretions, this can lead to temporary blurring of vision. But neither light sensitivity nor rapid heart beat are symptoms of an allergic reaction (rapid heart beat only with a severe, life-threatening reaction). You need to see your doctor to get all these symptoms sorted out. ...Read more

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Frequent soft stool, sensitive stomach to foods (coffee, alcohol, onions), bad smelling farts, heart burn, irritated itchy bum hole???

Frequent soft stool, sensitive stomach to foods (coffee, alcohol, onions), bad smelling farts, heart burn, irritated itchy bum hole???

Peptic ulcer disease: Peptic ulcer disease, or chronic gastritis, can present with pain on empty stomach versus pain after eating. Halitosis can be the common presenting symptoms. While gastroesophageal reflux disease, can presents with acid reflux, dyspepsia, flatulence. Helicobacter pylori is the common causative microorganism, which is treat it with antibiotics, bismuth subsalicylate and proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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I open my bowel every day and I have itchy throat and dry cough for a month now. Are they related? On omeprazole 20mg. No heart burn query reflux.

I open my bowel every day and I have itchy throat and dry cough for a month now. Are they related? On omeprazole 20mg. No heart burn query reflux.

Maybe: Omeprazole can cause diarrhea. Dry cough and itching throat sound allergic. One can be allergic to anything, including omeprazole. Are you on an ACE-inhibitor (usually used for BP)? because those are typical symptoms they cause. Heart burn is the symptom reflux causes and you don't have it - because omeprazole is very good treatment for it! ...Read more

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I have left side abdominal pain, red non itchy mark on penis, right leg mucle pain right arm hearts this came up after sexual releationship isit std?

I have left side abdominal pain, red non itchy mark on penis, right leg mucle pain right arm hearts this came up after sexual releationship isit std?

Being Ill ; Sex: None of these symptoms in any way represent common symptoms of a new std infection.

There are twelve common stds and it is wise to know them and how to prevent them if you are going to be a sexual adult.

But, these nondescript symptoms sound like you need to be seen by your family doctor. ...Read more

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Parasite infection? Have had heart palps, itchy scalp, inflammation of throat and colon. Sinus congestion on and off. Leaky stool with mucus that subsided. Possibly anal fissure felt pain in rectum towards back/tailbone when pushing out to pass gas.

Parasite infection? Have had heart palps, itchy scalp, inflammation of throat and colon. Sinus congestion on and off. Leaky stool with mucus that subsided. Possibly anal fissure felt pain in rectum towards back/tailbone when pushing out to pass gas.

See a doctor: You need to see a doctor
you are having many symptoms, it is hard to see if some of them are connected, or you are having two or three different problems
from heart to itchy scalp, throat infection, and colon, sinus congestion, and leaky stool with anal fissure.
please see a doctor
they can help better with this complicated picture. ...Read more

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Itchy skin all over, no fever, decreased appetite, trouble sleeping, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, flank pain, neg pregnancy test, fast heart beat. Help?

Itchy skin all over, no fever, decreased appetite, trouble sleeping, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, flank pain, neg pregnancy test, fast heart beat. Help?

Infection: You sound like you have either pelvic inflammatory disease or pyelonephritis - both are serious infections. If you don't have fever, I suspect you either actually do (later in the day) or will soon. You should be seen by your doctor today for a urinalysis and abdominal/pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Why histamine surge cause heart pain in swimming? I get armpit rashes if exercising 1min. I get moderate pain in heart in 45min so have to stop.

Why histamine surge cause heart pain in swimming? I get armpit rashes if exercising 1min. I get moderate pain in heart in 45min so have to stop.

Not from histamine: Despite your age, you need to get your cardiac status evaluated before you exert heavily again. This may be a warning sign of something serious and potentially life-threatening. ...Read more

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I have several heart shaped rashes on my arms and one on my stomach. I've tried all kinds of ringworm creams assuming that's what it is. Left scars?

I have several heart shaped rashes on my arms and one on my stomach. I've tried all kinds of ringworm creams assuming that's what it is. Left scars?

Hard to say: A common truism about treatment is when appropriate measures don't fix a problem the diagnosis is likely wrong. Skin rashes can represent infections, local reactions, allergies or systemic illness. Diagnosis is often easy when seen by a trained observer. If your treatment for ringworm isn't working it is likely not ringworm. To find out what it is and treatment options will need a visit. ...Read more

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After open heart surgery rashes around the wound? Why?

After open heart surgery rashes around the wound? Why?

Rash: Most likely fro the tape or dressing. Redness may be just normal healing or inception. It needs to be serially followed. The incision needs to be washed with soap and water. ...Read more

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I've had this rash on my for a week, its red and bumpy and peeling. Do rashes effect heart, is it curable. I suffer anxiety.

I've had this rash on my for a week, its red and bumpy and peeling. Do rashes effect heart, is it curable. I suffer anxiety.

No effect on heart: You don't really say where this rash is but common causes of rash include eczema, fungus and contact dermatitis. These are benign and do not have an effect on the heart. If the rash is painful, itchy or not going away then see a doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more

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I've suffered with high stress and anxiety for a year. In the morning I experience warm rashes on my abdomen, constant rib pain with fast heart rate.

I've suffered with high stress and anxiety for a year. In the morning I experience warm rashes on my abdomen, constant rib pain with fast heart rate.

Anxiety disorders: Are very treatable by a mental health professional. Please do what your doctor says and take any medicine he/she provides but do not limit your help to that. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have these small red bumps all over my arm, and they are getting worse. Also, can this rash effect the heart? Do rashes affect pain in arm veins?

Impossible to say: How can you expect an answer when one cannot even visualize the rash? See a dermatologist. It is highly unlikely that the rash is associated with cardiac issues. ...Read more

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I have rash that's over heart, I scratch it constantly. It has gone away/come back fo 6 mths. Will I hurt my heart by constantly vigorously scratching?

I have rash that's over heart, I scratch it constantly. It has gone away/come back fo 6 mths. Will I hurt my heart by constantly vigorously scratching?

Won't hurt heart...: Skin can itch, your heart does not. It's still best to get it checked out by a dermatologist and get treated. Why suffer with the itching when it can be treated? ...Read more

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9 hours after heart cath broke out in rash on torso of body?

9 hours after heart cath broke out in rash on torso of body?

Rash on torso: I would be concerned about a delayed reaction to the contrast used during the cath. Call your doctor. ...Read more

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My mother-in-law has a rash that she got after she had her heart attach and know she is itching allover her body. We have tried everything. Any ideas?

My mother-in-law has a rash that she got after she had her heart attach and know she is itching allover her body. We have tried everything. Any ideas?

? Medication related: Many patients after a heart attack get started on several new medications. I would review them with her cardiologist if any of these could be the culprit. ...Read more

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Pseudohypoparathyroidism? I have "archibald's sign, " chronic skin rash, constipation, heart flutter. Come home asap from vet school abroad for dx/tx?

Pseudohypoparathyroidism? I have "archibald's sign, " chronic skin rash, constipation, heart flutter. Come home asap from vet school abroad for dx/tx?

Pseudohypopara: You present a number of medical complaints, all of which need attention. Please start with a visit to your primary doctor. Your medical history will be taken, you will be examined by the doctor, and laboratory studies will be ordered. Once the information is collected your doctor will decide where you might go for further care.
Please let me know what develops. ...Read more

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My 14 week old daughter had an avsd open heart surgery repair which went well. Now has a red rash around her scar. What could this reddening be?

My 14 week old daughter had an avsd open heart surgery repair which went well. Now has a red rash around her scar. What could this reddening be?

Multiple Causes: This depends on when the surgery was done. Reddening could be a sign of infection. It could also be part of the normal healing, or simply an irritant rash. Please review this with your child's cardiologist. ...Read more

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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