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What Causes My Baby To Have Scaly Red Rashes During The Winter
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. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son gets a red rash on his arms after being outside in the sun. What causes this and what can I do to prevent it?
Sun rash and sun allergy are terms often used to describe a number of conditions in which an itchy red rash occurs on skin that's been exposed to sunlight: A common form of sun rash is polymorphic light eruption, also known as sun poisoning. Some people have a hereditary type of sun rash, while others develop signs and symptoms only when triggered by another factor — such as certain types of medications or skin exposure to certain plants, such as limes or wild parsnip. People who have severe sun sensitivity may need to take preventive measures, such as: Limiting exposure. , Using sunscreen. , Covering up. , Avoiding triggers. ...Read more
What r some rashes that start as red inflamed welts that turn to blisters and burns. Only happens on my wrist. I have chronic hives. What could this b?
How can I identify if my baby has heat rash or eczema? Her rashes are red and its flaky on her face, because of dryness her cheek has a small cut now.
Yes: The rash could be physical irritation from the carpet. It could also be a symptom of eczema or contact dermatitis. The first thing to do is apply some thick ointment to the rash and cover with long pants. If it is itchy, you could try some Hydrocortisone cream. If it is painful or oozing, this might require medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby has dry skin and patchy spots of dryness in places on his head and body. Is this eczema? How should I treat?
What are tha causes of fungal rash on my baby's diaper area? How would i know its a fungal rash compared to ordinary rashes
Red and itchy: Everyone has yeast that lives on the skin. But yeast particularly likes places that are damp and moist - like under a diaper. Keeping the skin cool and dry will help. You can also try an over-the-counter antifungal like Clotrimazole cream 3 times a day and see if that works. Yeast rashes are usually very red, itchy, and spread with "satellite" small red bumps away from the rash center. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wife has severe allergy near her vagina , it itches , skin tears and the area is always watery ..What could be the cause and what is the remedy ?
Contact dermatitis: It is hard to diagnose a rash without seeing it but itchy skin that is discharging may be eczema or a contact dermatitis. If your wife is sensitive to soaps or lotions then she may react anywhere on her body. Shaving cream could set off a contact dermatitis. Steroid creams are helpful in contact dermatitis but she should see a doctor to get diagnosed before using Hydrocortisone over the counter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have dry itchy red rashes on my thigh belly arms neck they are small red and is all dry and peely what can this be...Im also pregnant ..
From time to time rash develop on my upper inner thighs like circle and itchy for first day . What causes this season rash. Could it be a deficiency ?
Moisture: This can be a sign of a loss of moisture in the skin. A good moisturizing lotion may help. Try not to scratch as it can make it worse by itching more. ...Read more
My skin is red on my face, neck, elbows, and buttocks. The red areas burn. This only happens periodically. What could cause this?
Worth a doc visit: Having parts of your body turn red and burn suggests a problem that should be explored. It can be due to blood vessels dilating, or being irritated. Several conditions have skin flushing as a sign, and burning as a symptom, such as lupus, vasculitis, myositis (irritation of muscles), infection etc. Some medications can cause flushing such as niacin, and alcohol can do it as well. Best to be seen. ...Read more
I have red spots on my testicals and they itch. Most of the itching occurs at night time. What could be causing this rash on my testicals?
I have red itchy bumps everywhere and now around the bumps , my skin is turning white . could you please tell me what this is ?
Need to see it: This will be something best addressed in person or if you could open a virtual consult with pictures. Best of luck! ...Read more
I seem to have dry skin round the nostrils of my nose and sometimes it goes red and inflamed. I was wanting to know what causes it?
At the tip of my butt crack to almost my anus is white itchy moist skin is there any thing I can do to make the skin an itching normal ?
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