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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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What can it mean when you have swollen ankles, rash, and severe itching in ankle area?

What can it mean when you have swollen ankles, rash, and severe itching in ankle area?

Many possibilities: The severe itching can be caused by the swollen anles and rash. The question is why the rash? From scratching?/ allergic reaction? Bite? Poison ivy? There are some disease processes that can cause both too, so, instead of guessing here, a visit to a doctor sounds like a great idea. ...Read more

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My 14yrs old daughter has itchy rashes all over her ankle, what could it be?

My 14yrs old daughter has itchy rashes all over her ankle, what could it be?

Contact?: LIkely a contact allergy from her socks or shoes. On the other hand, flea bites may also be concentrated at the ankle areas and you should make sure your pets don't have fleas if you happen to have pets. In the meanwhile , try cortisone cream. ...Read more

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What is causing itchy rashes on my ankles and top of feet.

What is causing itchy rashes on my ankles and top of feet.

Could be: Allergic reaction to something like a different detergent or soap you use, it's called contact dermatitis but could be many other things as well. I suggest consult with dermatologist. ...Read more

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Need to know how to get rid of an ankle rash. I have 2 rashes on the same ankle. One is prickly looking, and the other is more of a blob. I have pic?

Need to know how to get rid of an ankle rash.  I have 2 rashes on the same ankle.  One is prickly looking, and the other is more of a blob. I have pic?

Send me a pic: I would be happy to take a look at pictures. Many skin rashes can look alike but most are treatable with topical medications. It depends on the rash which topical is best. I also have an office in prosper, tx if you would like me to look at it in person. ...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