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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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Hello docs! can you tell me what could cause a rash on my hand and lips?

Hello docs! can you tell me what could cause a rash on my hand and lips?

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

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What is this rash of cracked skin on my hand?

What is this rash of cracked skin on my hand?

Hand eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. Your genetic make-up), and external (e.g. Contact with irritants and allergens such as chemicals). The irritant nature of some chemicals means that hand eczema is particularly common in people with jobs involving cleaning, catering, . ...Read more

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What can I do abour this rash on my hands it goes away then come back I've been using cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 plus?

What can I do abour this rash on my hands it goes away then come back I've been using cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 plus?

Contact agents: Likely something you are using on your hands. Since you didn't mention itching, an irritant reaction is a more likely cause. Try to use mild soap to wash your hands and apply a moisturizer after washing. Sanitizing gel can dry up and irritate your skin as well. Excessive hand washing can do the same. ...Read more

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Circular rashes on back of hands, what to do?

Circular rashes on back of hands, what to do?

Could be infection: (tinea infection). See your physician to be sure. Other, not infectious conditions can cause circular rashes on the backs of the hands that dont need treatment. Your dermatologist can sort these things out. ...Read more

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Circular rashes on back of hands, what is this?

Circular rashes on back of hands, what is this?

See below: If this circular rash has been present for a while, not been associated with itching, and not responding to steroid or antifungal cream, granuloma annulare is a good possibility. ...Read more

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What could cause skin rashes on the hands each spring?

What could cause skin rashes on the hands each spring?

Hand eczema - common: Allergy to something, but often not identified. Sounds like yours is pretty seasonal. Could be just about anything you come into contact with. Solvents/ metals / occupational exposure / or other typical allergens. Keep a diary to see if there is any association. Treatment is avoidance of irritants including soaps and hot water, hydration, topical steroids... ...Read more

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I have rashes on my skin, mainly hands and body - what's going on?

I have rashes on my skin, mainly hands and body - what's going on?

See a dermatologist: It is very difficult to comment on rashes without being able to visulaize them. A dermatologist can off er you the most help for this problem. ...Read more

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I am having rashes on skin especially on.Both hands for last few weeks. Wats the solution ?

I am having rashes on skin especially on.Both hands for last few weeks. Wats the solution ?

Hand rash: Multiple causes can produce a rash on your hands, it can be from something you are touching or excess moisture of the hands with frequent washing, you need to see a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and 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