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What could I be allergic to if I get a rash on my arms only?

What could I be allergic to if I get a rash on my arms only?

Work: If you are wearing short sleeves it could be an exposure to work related chemicals. Patch testing can help what is causing the allergy. ...Read more

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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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Should i be concerned if my 6 week old has a rash on her chest, neck and face. What is it and what can I do to get rid of it?

Should i be concerned if my 6 week old has a rash on her chest, neck and face. What is it and what can I do to get rid of it?

Baby acne: Baby acne is very similar in origin and distribution as that of a teenager. It arises from the hormones of pregnancy.The fetal waters moisturizes babies skin early, preventing its appearance for weeks.The face ; upper chest ; back are most often involved along with the shoulders . All the lesions seem to be a similar age ; gradually fade over time with no treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have had a rash on my arms for over 3 years now. What could it be?

What to do if I have had a rash on my arms for over 3 years now. What could it be?

? keratosis: A bumpy rash on upper arms , non-itchy and never really going away is keratosis.This is an inerited condition usually on thighs, arms and/or cheeks.Currently incurable altho the doctor may have some medications that help it a bit cosmetically.Annoying, but harmless. ...Read more

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What to do if I got a rash on my face?

What to do if I got a rash on my face?

History: If only on face think of a local dermatitis likely something you applied to the face. Review any oils cosmetics sun screens etc you applied even shave creams, night creams and perfumes. That will give a clue as to what caused this. Lanolin allergy is a common culprit. ...Read more

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What to do if I have itchy rash/bumps on my neck, what can it be?

What to do if I have itchy rash/bumps on my neck, what can it be?

It may be many: different things. 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 to do if I have this redish rash on my chin and it spread to my check and I didn't even scratch it?

What to do if I have this redish rash on my chin and it spread to my check and I didn't even scratch it?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a itchy rash on my foot what is it i need a doctor its driving me crazy?

What to do if I have a itchy rash on my foot what is it i need a doctor its driving me crazy?

Can't tell you what: to do without knowing what it is. 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 these red blotches on my chest and arms and i find it hard to breathe. Just for a couple hours. What should I do? And what could it be?

I have these red blotches on my chest and arms and i find it hard to breathe. Just for a couple hours. What should I do? And what could it be?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What would cause a itchy rash on my back, arms and stomach. I am not allergic to anything.

What would cause a itchy rash on my back, arms and stomach. I am not allergic to anything.

Many causes: Need to know more about the duration of the rash plus the drugs you are taking to even take a guess. If the problem lasts less than a week, it is more likely from a viral infection ...Read more

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I have a red bump on m armpit. It's hurts, and may be a bug bite. What can I do to treat this asap?

I have a red bump on m armpit. It's hurts, and may be a bug bite. What can I do to treat this asap?

It MIGHT be...: Turning into an abscess, which will need to be drained in order to clear it up. Better see a doctor just in case. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a strange rash on my neck and face?

What to do if I have a strange rash on my neck and face?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a rash under my chin. I was curious if i should be worried or not. Also what could have been the cause of this rash?

I have a rash under my chin. I was curious if i should be worried or not. Also what could have been the cause of this rash?

Just not enough: info to even venture a guess about the cause. If of concern can talk to your parents about med eval. Take care. ...Read more

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I have dark brown spots on my lower abdomen.. And it has spread to my arm what could it be ? Can you advise me what to do ?!

I have dark brown spots on my lower abdomen.. And it has spread to my arm what could it be ? Can you advise me what to do ?!

Go see a dermatologi: It could be ring worm infection especailly if the brown spots itch. I would advise you to go see your family doctor or a skin specialist(dermatologist). ...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