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I have a rash on my shoulder blade and it is swollen and burns/ itches how should I treat it? I have put nothing on it

I have a rash on my shoulder blade and it is swollen and burns/ itches how should I treat it? I have put nothing on it

Shingles: You should consult with a physician to make sure is not shingles and if it is to get you the proper medicine to a lliviate the burning and itching. ...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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My rash on my arm is getting worse, i put cortisone but it is aa if the cortisone is making it worse. It itches and burns, whats wrong?

My rash on my arm is getting worse, i put cortisone but it is aa if the cortisone is making it worse. It itches and burns, whats wrong?

Consult your Doctor: Your rash is getting worse and you have been using cortisone cream I will suggest you consult your doctor asap to fing the cause of the rash and get ot treated appropriately ...Read more

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The rash on my chest is red and it goes to skin colored as it heads to my right and itches whether i put neo or lotion. I need to know. Please help?

The rash on my chest is red and it goes to skin colored as it heads to my right and itches whether i put neo or lotion. I need to know. Please help?

Dr. can look at it: Red spots can be from many causes, such as: viral infections, other infections, medication causes, strep throat, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams / lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means any rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance needs to be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Itching all over the body. No rash nothing at all. It just itches a lot all over. I put baby oil after i bath still its not okay!! :(?

Itching all over the body. No rash nothing at all. It just itches a lot all over. I put baby oil after i bath still its not okay!! :(?

See dermatologist: If the itching is so bothersome, you should consult a dermatologist since dry skin is apparently not the issue. The itch pathway is far more complex than we had thought and no longer just a matter of histaminic action. (I assume you have tried antihistamine already. If not, you may give it a try). ...Read more

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I have a rash of little blisters, whitish droplets around the bottom of my eye lid that burns and itches what kind of ointment should I put on it?

I have a rash of little blisters, whitish droplets around the bottom of my eye lid that burns and itches what kind of ointment should I put on it?

Need exam: Rashes around the eyes need an exam. As you describe a "bubbly" rash, i would recommend an examination to make sure that this isn't a herpes silmplex virus infection, which can be serious around the eye, ; can affect the ocular surface. Treatment with oral antiviral agents and topical medication may be necessary. ...Read more

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Why ringworm rash on chest still itches even when i put clotrimazole 2% on it?whats the strongest antifungal which is safe n fast?

Why ringworm rash on chest still itches even when i put clotrimazole 2% on it?whats the strongest antifungal which is safe n fast?

Not ringworm: What is it??? "Ringworm" is not a medical term and is usually not fungus when applied. The solution to your problem must begin with a definition of the real problem. Since it is not a fungus, do not expect much relief from anti-fungal. See as dermatologist if you desire the best chance for cure. And throw away the useless zinc pills. ...Read more

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Why do I have rashes whenever any part of my body itches?

Why do I have rashes whenever any part of my body itches?

Histamine: Your body makes histamine and this causes the rash after you are itching. It is released as a signal to the body. You see red. The body is increasing blood flow to mount a response to help. It usually quickly fades. ...Read more

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My body itches quite a bit and breaks up into rashes, what shall I do?

My body itches quite a bit and breaks up into rashes, what shall I do?

See your doctor: It is important to go see the doctor while you have the rash. Rashes are one of those things that the doctor has to see while it is there to determine the cause and the best treatment. If it has different stages to it and you can't get in more than once, you can take digitial pictures of the rash in its various stages to help the doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a series of health problems, itches, rashes, etc?

What should I do if I have a series of health problems, itches, rashes, etc?

Have it evaluated.: 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 have rashes around my virginal area. It itches badly. No odour from that area thou just very uncomfortable rashes.

I have rashes around my virginal area. It itches badly. No odour from that area thou just very uncomfortable rashes.

Evaluation: This could represent an irritant dermatitis or early yeast infection. You should be evaluated by a physician to see if you need topical steroid or anti-yeast creams. ...Read more

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I am having rashes in my inner thighs ...it itches some swelling circles...these area has become black. kindly help.

I am having rashes in my inner thighs ...it itches some swelling circles...these area has become black. kindly help.

Thigh irritation: I suspect skin irritation of your thighs may be related to such things as continual friction and/or sweating and?Yeast infection Perhaps wearing tight jeans plays a role,also. Avoid tight clothing, keep the thighs clean and dry once the rash clears. In the meantime try applying an antiyeast anti-inflammatory ointment like mycolog. If no improvement, consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatm ...Read more

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I have a sever itch the groin area there's no signs or rashes there nothing but it itches like crazy what could this be?

Several things: Groin rashes/itches could be fungal, and you just do not see a rash yet. Could be a bug-like "crabs/mites" that you do not see or scabies. These are all guesses so do not get scared, just see your dr for an evaluation and the real answer. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am having rashes in my inner thighs ...it itches some swelling circles are also there....area has become black kindly help.

I am having rashes in my inner thighs ...it itches some swelling circles are also there....area has become black kindly help.

Fungal?: Have the rashes persisted for days? It is always very difficult to comment on potential causes of rash without an exam. Fungal rash (tinea corporis or versicolor), intertrigo (irritation from chafing maybe complicated by infection) or erythrasma (bacterial infection) are associated with round itchy/scaly persistent rash in this region. ...Read more

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Skin itches and rashes form in some locations. Only happens in the summer, this is the 2nd year. Rash occurs on exposed and non-exposed skin.

Skin itches and rashes form in some locations.  Only happens in the summer, this is the 2nd year.  Rash occurs on exposed and non-exposed skin.

Fungal likely: Usually occur in groin, armpits, under breasts, but occur anywhere where u sweat more. Fungus are notorious for reappearing during summer time as they like moist conditions. Key is to keep the areas as dry as possible. Antifungal and steroid creams are the usual treatment. A dermatologist can help ...Read more

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Foot itches internally, no rashes, is this a nerve pinch?

Foot itches internally, no rashes, is this a nerve pinch?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I do if my vagina has been getting rashes and it itches a lot what should I do?

Itchies: It may be a yeast infection. Try over the counter vaginal yeast medication. If that doesn't work, then you need to see an ob/gyn. ...Read more

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I have rashes in my vaginal area. It burns and itches all the time. What can it be? And what can I do to treat it? P.S. I am not sexually active.

I have rashes in my vaginal area. It burns and itches all the time. What can it be? And what can I do to treat it? P.S. I am not sexually active.

Yeast Infection: It may be caused by yeast infection.You can use1% Clotrimazole cream plus 1%hydrocortisone cream both available withour prescription, use twice a day, or zeasorp -af powder apply twice a day, and for itching you can take 10 mgm zyrtec (cetirizine) available over the counter if itching is really bad, and if it does not clear up, see your doctor or gynecologist.Keep the area as dry as possible. ...Read more

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I got allergy due to hot summers due to which my skin itches a lot and got small red rashes. What should I do to cure it?

Multiple: How long does the rash last after you got out of the sun? Do you have the same issues after exercise? The problem can be due to what is called cholinergic urticaria which usually occurs during the cooling off period after an increase in core body temperature (hot shower, sun, exercise, stress etc). If this is what you are experiencing, then taking an antihistamine prior to the exposure may work. ...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


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more