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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. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Hey I have a rash on both arms really red and itchy and burns and I can't get it to go away should I wrap with ace bandage im not allergic to that?

Hey I have a rash on both arms really red and itchy and burns and I can't get it to go away should I wrap with ace bandage im not allergic to that?

No you should see : A dermatologist and figure out what the dermatitis is and they can prescribe something to help it go away, or figure out the etiology. Does not sound like compression would do anything. ...Read more

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Rashes on left arm and throat swelling, could I be allergic to shrimp?

Rashes on left arm and throat swelling, could I be allergic to shrimp?

You could: Shrimp allergy can be life-threatening and come on suddenly. It's best diagnosed by history -- if symptoms have closely followed shrimp ingestion more than once, you'd be wise to avoid this. An allergist may have additional advice. If the time relationship isn't right, another allergy or something in the angioedema family is a concern. ...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 servere itchy on arms slightly on legs but no visible rash. I read online that it may be dry skin or dehydration. I'm not allergic to anything.

I have servere itchy on arms slightly on legs but no visible rash. I read online that it may be dry skin or dehydration. I'm not allergic to anything.

Dry skin: may be due to dehydration or dry weather in winter, keep yourself well hydrated, even in winter, bath with cream soap, tap your skin dry rather, don't smear it dry, apply a moisturizer immediately after to trap the moisture in your skin, good luck ...Read more

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How can I tell if I'm allergic to something or if I'm being bitten by an insect? 4 very red like mosquito bites on arm and some form of rash on chest

How can I tell if I'm allergic to something or if I'm being bitten by an insect? 4 very red like mosquito bites on arm and some form of rash on chest

Not allergy: You indicate a gunshot wound!!!! Where on your body? Bandages? Did you apply any medicine to your skin? Where? Why worry about 4 little spots on your arm when you got shot??? Jealous husband? ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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