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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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What is the definition or description of: Hand rash?

What is the definition or description of: Hand rash?

Hand rash: Skin condition involving texture or color of skin on hands.

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Chapped hand rash that hurts and is spreading slowly. What should I do?

Chapped hand rash that hurts and is spreading slowly. What should I do?

See doctor: If it is spreading, then get it checked. Maybe you have a secondary infection. ...Read more

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Can you advise for hand rash similar to syphilis?

Can you advise for hand rash similar to syphilis?

See a doctor!: If you fear you may have syphilis, you should see a doctor ASAP. The secondary stage of syphilis, when rash develops, can be very dangerous, both for the infected person and his or her sex partners. Don't mess around with it -- get checked ASAP. ...Read more

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My hand rash covered with rash recently. But the rash comes in a small part small part. Sometime feels itchy but sometime noe. So how to recover?

My hand rash covered with rash recently. But the rash comes in a small part small part. Sometime feels itchy but sometime noe. So how to recover?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have this hand rash that started almost 2 yrs ago.?

What should I do if I have this hand rash that started almost 2 yrs ago.?

Seek derm evaluation: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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I think my hand rash is due to a fungal infection. What can I do?

Hand rash: One of the more common otc antifungal creams is clotrimazole, which goes by the brand names lotrimin af athlete's foot cream or lotrimin af jock itch cream (in the United States) and other common otc antifungal creams include the brand names Monistat 1 (tioconazole), tinactin (tolnaftate), Lamisil (terbinafine), and aloe vesta, baza and carrington antifungals (miconazole). Fungus vrs eczema? ...Read more

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Any ideas on what could present with a raised hand rash AND neurological symptoms (brain fog, tremor, loss of balance?)

Any ideas on what could present with a raised hand rash AND neurological symptoms (brain fog, tremor, loss of balance?)

Did you take: Anything for the rash that may have caused side effects like benadryl (diphenhydramine)? Did you get bit or stung by something?
Are you running a fever? Best have yourself looked at if your situation is worsening or does not resolve quickly. ...Read more

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Strep throat, prescribed amoxicillin. Then red spots on top of hand, rash along both bottom sides of arms. Doc says unlikely allergic relation. STD?

Strep throat, prescribed amoxicillin. Then red spots on top of hand, rash along both bottom sides of arms. Doc says unlikely allergic relation. STD?

Strep related: There are at least two forms of rash associated with strep. One is related to a toxin released by living strep germs, typically flat, sand papery and rosey. Anther is a hive like eruption (bumps) that can be associated with it. There are a few STD associated rashes, but what you describe is not how they appear. ...Read more

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Is neuropathy in your hand permanent? I had shingles to break out on my left during the month of august, the rash has cleared up. Since then it has turned into neuropathy. My question is what is your best recommendation for treatment? I can't bend my inde

Is neuropathy in your hand permanent? I had shingles to break out on my left during the month of august, the rash has cleared up. Since then it has turned into neuropathy. My question is what is your best recommendation for treatment? I can't bend my inde

Get checked: Shingles can be a very painful disorder. Even after the skin lesions have cleared up, you can still have neuropathic pain. I would suggest going to a neurologist if you haven't already. They can prescribe a medication to help relieve the pain. ...Read more

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Probably influenza x 8 days. Now my hands itch horribly. Swollen, white bumpy rash on palms and a little redder than normal. Why and treatment please.

Probably influenza x 8 days. Now my hands itch horribly. Swollen, white bumpy rash on palms and a little redder than normal. Why and treatment please.

Not flu season: It's not flu season. This could be medication induced. If you were given an antibiotic for the "flu", you could be having a side effect from it. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my hand and I do not wash dishes or use Clorox, can this be eczema? If so, what treatment should I use for it? Thanks

I have a rash on my hand and I do not wash dishes or use Clorox, can this be eczema? If so, what treatment should I use for it? Thanks

Eczema: If it is eczema a steroid cream/ moisturizer cream will work the best. You might want to show your doctor or send a picture to help with the diagnosis. All the best. ...Read more

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I have red itchy rash on thighs, penis, stomach hands, what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy rash on thighs, penis, stomach hands, what is this and treatment?

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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Hi, so I developed some an itchy skin rash. It's on my arms and its slowely spreading to my hands. It gets worse after I workout. Any treatment?

Hi, so I developed some an itchy skin rash. It's on my arms and its slowely spreading to my hands. It gets worse after I workout. Any treatment?

Consider hydrocort: Hydrocortisone is a possible treatment for symptoms until you can complete a full medical evaluation. A good MD history and physical examination would be appropriate to further determine the actual diagnosis. Do you have eczema or allergies that you know of. Additional history you can provide as well as a picture would be recommended. ...Read more

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W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?

W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?

Yes: The area around the bottom and upper legs is a common additional site of hfm, it just didn't make it to the label when the pattern was being named. If that's the only site and there are no blisters it could be something else. Te variability of hfm is quite diverse, with some having only one area involved. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acute drug reaction to omeprazole, had chills, bone, joint pain, hand feet twitch, dizzy, rash come n gofrequent urination?

What is the treatment for acute drug reaction to omeprazole, had chills, bone, joint pain, hand feet twitch, dizzy, rash come n gofrequent urination?

Here are some...: At suspecting drug allergy, stop the offending drug and seek evaluation / counseling for possible use of antihistamine and a short 3-5 day course of steroid; if short of breath occurs, take emergency visit right away; if just having bearable itch with no swelling of mouth, take antihistamine and wait out-if not getting better as expected in 3-5 days, seek medical attention timely. ...Read more

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My 18m old child has eczema. Hydrocortisone, Vaseline, and Aveeno (oatmeal) eczema therapy is not helping w/ her bumps or rash-like that are on her legs&hand?

My 18m old child has eczema. Hydrocortisone, Vaseline, and Aveeno (oatmeal) eczema therapy is not helping w/ her bumps or rash-like that are on her legs&hand?

See her doctor: Who may refer you to a dermatologist, needs evaluation, self treatment can miss, hence history and physical examination are important, best wishes ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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Dr. Matthew Woods
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Hand Rash (Definition)

Skin condition involving texture or color ...Read more