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Can you please inform me of the 'best' treatment for an under the armpit red sore rash?

Can you please inform me of the 'best' treatment for an under the armpit red sore rash?

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

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


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What is the best short term treatment for acne and skin red rash after shaving? Best regard.

What is the best short term treatment for acne and skin red rash after shaving? Best regard.

See answer: Skin rash after shaving(Razor Burn) can be treated with Alo Vera or OTC hydrocortisone cream. For prevention and additional treatments go to > http://bit.ly/1Plup7p For information regards treatment for acne go to > http://bit.ly/Za0vuz http://wb.md/1CQv8st ...Read more

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I have a rash on my tummy area. It is red with white blisters and is draining clear pus and has an odor? What is best treatment

I have a rash on my tummy area. It is red with white blisters and is draining clear pus and has an odor?  What is best treatment

Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and sometimes surgical drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. Keeping the area cleanwith soap and water would be wise in the interim ...Read more

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I have red rash and burning feeling after dry shaving, what is this and treatment?

I have red rash and burning feeling after dry shaving, what is this and treatment?

DON'T DRY SHAVE!: Insure that you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area before shaving – warm water can help to soften the hairs. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in the direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. ...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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Treatment for red rash on buttocks?

Treatment for red rash on buttocks?

Hydrocortisone: If it is allergic rash or eczema 1% Hydrocortisone cream 2x day for few days should work fine. If it does not work need to see you doc if you need treatment for possible fungal infection. ...Read more

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I have red itchy, pinprick, blotchy rash on my leg, what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy, pinprick, blotchy rash on my leg, what is this and treatment?

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 red flat itchy rash on shoulders, neck, chest, tummy and legs, what is this and treatment?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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 am a 48 year old male. I have a rash around my pubic area red circular patches not raised and not itchy. I work out 4 times a week . Treatment?

I am a 48 year  old male. I have a rash around my pubic area  red circular patches not raised and not itchy. I work out 4 times a week . Treatment?

TINEA CRURIS: Jock itch is a dermatophyte infection of the groin common among men due to sweating and moist area. Treatment is with topical antifungal cream and oral rx ...Read more

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I have red rash on upper arm - pic included, what is this and treatment?

I have red rash on upper arm - pic included, 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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Red rash that blistered on my child's hips and bum, cause and treatment?

Red rash that blistered on my child's hips and bum, cause and treatment?

See doctor: This can be many things including chickenpox. However you should see your doctor asap since this can be something more serious. ...Read more

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I have red rash all over my lower both cheeks and throat and itchy., what is this and treatment?

I have red rash all over my lower both cheeks and throat and itchy., what is this and treatment?

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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Need to identify rash my daughter has. Would like to know severity of it what kind of doctor for treatment. Looks just like hives .Symptoms are very similiar.Had for about 2 yrs. It flares up red and itching very quickly but never fully disappears. Starte

Need to identify rash my daughter has. Would like to know severity of it what kind of doctor for treatment. Looks just like hives .Symptoms are very similiar.Had for about 2 yrs. It flares up red and itching very quickly but never fully disappears. Starte

It : It sounds like it could be eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, or even a fungal infection. It is hard to say without actually examining you myself. You should follow up with a dermatologist. In the meantime try over the counter Hydrocortisone and monitor for any signs of improvement and let the doctor know during your appointment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had B12 injections & 1 of the side effects is acne like rash & I have come out in lots spots on my face & is very red. Will it last long? Treatment?

I had B12 injections & 1 of the side effects is acne like rash & I have come out in lots spots on my face & is very red. Will it last long? Treatment?

Very rare.: B12 usually does not cause reactions. Rare individuals with allergy to B12 or cobalt, a component of the B12 molecule, have been reported. Rash may last up to 4 months if that is what it is after stopping. However, if you are truly deficient and cannot absorb it from diet, and you don't get it any other way, consequences are severe. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have heat rash just on the face n forehead? My 5 week old baby has small red rashes that worsen wi heat n humidity. Whats treatment?

Facial rash at 5 wks: Facial rashes on babies are common. Babies do have immature sweat gland and are prone to heat rash which some call prickly heat (miliaria rubra). Eczema, seborrhea, and baby acne are also possible causes. A picture of the rash would help. Regardless avoid soap and over bathing and use hypoallergenic moisturize liberally. See your doctor if not improved. ...Read more

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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