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What is this rash on my inner arms?

What is this rash on my inner arms?

I don't know: Could be a reaction (allergic or irritant) to something you came in contact with. Could be due to a virus. Could be something else entirely. A dermatologist needs to look at it directly to give you a more precise answer. ...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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Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks..there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm..currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks..there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm..currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require antifungal topical medication and keeping the area dry. ...Read more

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I am getting a rash on my inner arms up to my arm pit and most of my stomach, I wake up with it but most of it disappears by the eveing?

I am getting a rash on my inner arms up to my arm pit and most of my stomach, I wake up with it but most of it disappears by the eveing?

Rash: Perhaps you have a contact dermatitis and are sensitive to your detergent, sheets, or night clothes. I recommend washing your clothes in a fragrance free detergent and using a mild soap. ...Read more

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As a binge drinker, I would get a rash on my inner thighs & arms. It's back but now I'm a non drinker. Do you know why? I am also hyponatremic.

As a binge drinker, I would get a rash on my inner thighs & arms. It's back but now I'm a non drinker. Do you know why?  I am also hyponatremic.

Have food allergy : panel done to see what you might be allergic to that you tend to eat when drinking. Many alcoholic beverages can contain histamine like additives that can cause unusual skin and GI issues or congestion. Also sulfite allergy or nut allergy can be present from eating snacks with beverages that you might be sensitive to. So look at the snack foods you eat with drinking too. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the inner of both arms it goes and comes back and is itchy what could this be ?

I have a rash on the inner of both arms it goes and comes back and is itchy what could this be ?

See your physician : Again this is a complaint that can be cause by many factors, best if you get evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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I've had a bumpy non-itchy circular rash on the upper inner part of both my arms for a year now, any idea what it could be?

I've had a bumpy non-itchy circular rash on the upper inner part of both my arms for a year now, any idea what it could be?

Rashes: rashes really can not be diagnosed over the computer and need to be examined in person to get the best diagnosis for the best treatment. A guess, even though it is not itchy, would be a fungal infection (Tinea Corporis). ...Read more

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I have a rash like petechiae on my inner thighs and arms, that will come and go for no reason, what is the cause of it? Thanks.

I have a rash like petechiae on my inner thighs and arms, that will come and go for no reason, what is the cause of it? Thanks.

See a dermatologist: What you describe could certainly be petechiae but also could be something called keratosis pilaris. It is possible that your gp could answer this and you would't need to see a dermatology consultant. Regardless, if you think these are petechiae then they should be examined to confirm what is going on. ...Read more

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Rash on inner thigh and upper arms, what could this be?

Rash on inner thigh and upper arms, what could this be?

Depends on the cause: There are many things that may cause a rash on the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, poor circulation, allergic reactions, bacterial, viral or fungal infections, insect bites, friction, and cancer can all cause discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have developed a lumpy skin rash under my arms and inner thighs, the y are sometimes itchy! What is it ?

I have developed a lumpy skin rash under my arms and inner thighs, the y are sometimes itchy! What is it ?

Could be yeast: It could be yeast. I would first try an over the counter yeast cream and if that does not clear it up then you may need to see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a rash I have from shaving under my arms, and on my inner thighs and pelvic area?

How can I get rid of a rash I have from shaving under my arms, and on my inner thighs and pelvic area?

Rash & Shaving: Rashes have to be seen. One possibility is irritation from the shaving blades or from the cream, lotion or foam used in those areas , try antihistamines by mouth or topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or caladryl. Try or test it in a small area some cortisone cream like Hydrocortisone 1% ( avoid it if there is a question of pus or infection). If rash is too much or has blisters or pustules or many wheals see a dr. ...Read more

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Been experiencing reddish rash in skin folds, inner part of arms and thigh areas. Slight elevation in rash. My neck have a rash as well with bumps in ?

Been experiencing reddish rash in skin folds, inner part of arms and thigh areas. Slight elevation in rash. My neck have a rash as well with bumps in ?

Dermatologist: See a dermatologist. Your eruption occurs in areas of friction. Yeast infections occur in these intertriginous areas, but neck involvement is usually not seen with yeast infections. Since you have such scattered involvement you should be examined for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Iv got a red itchy raised rash on my upper inner arms close to my arm pits and it feels like it is burning ..What could it be?

Iv got a red itchy raised rash on my upper inner arms close to my arm pits and it feels like it is burning ..What could it be?

Cheek rash: Need to find the cause of the rash & treat that. Dermatologist can help identify the type & the irritants causing it, or any illnesses associated with it. ...Read more

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I have this rash of small red itchy bumps spread out. For 5 days . On upper back, arms, inner thigh, sides. 39wks preg. What should I do? What is it

I have this rash of small red itchy bumps spread out. For 5 days . On upper back, arms, inner thigh, sides. 39wks preg. What should I do? What is it

Take a medication: The rash that you describe can be due to many causes. At this point you can take an otc class b antihistamine such as Cetirizine 10mg and apply an anti-itch cream such as sarna with pramoxime (not benadryl). If no better or worsening, see you physician. ...Read more

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I have had a very itchy rash that has traveled around my body for more than 3 weeks. Started inner thighs and inner arms. Moved behind knees, buttocks?

I have had a very itchy rash that has traveled around my body for more than 3 weeks. Started inner thighs and inner arms. Moved behind knees, buttocks?

Allergy consult: The issue is complex and you should consult an allergist. Do realize that even though we can usually control the rash, not uncommonly no cause can be found despite exhaustive studies. In the meanwhile, try taking antihistamine 3 to 4 times a day to see if this may help. The dose needed for itchy skin is much higher than what is needed to control hay fever but even then it may not work. ...Read more

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I have a rash under my arms and on the inner biceps, on my inner thigh area on my back and behind my knees in the bend. Very itchy what is this please?

I have a rash under my arms and on the inner biceps, on my inner thigh area on my back and behind my knees in the bend. Very itchy what is this please?

Rash: Sounds like contact with an allergen or eczema. See your doctor or send us a picture. If you are not allergic to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) take it every 6-8 hours for symptoms. ...Read more

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Red very itchy rash dr aid she didn't know what it is all over back chest inner thigh neck arms shoulders had for two days bad itchy skin

Red very itchy rash dr aid she didn't know what it is all over back chest inner thigh neck arms shoulders had for two days bad itchy skin

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

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