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Whats Is Indian Fire Rash
Treatment : Treatment for allergic dermatitis caused by poison sumac is Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other antihistamines such as vistaril, steroids such as prednisone, and histamine-blocking medications such as tagamet. If you have worsening rash, any shortness of breath, or feel light-headed then you would have to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more
Antifungal: An antifungal cream treats the infection, but sometiems you need to use a combination steroid and antifungal cream, prescription creams are better, see your doctor. ...Read more
My 3 months old girl has skin allergy. Have red rashes on somr partfs of body. Dr. Said its Atopic Dermatitis. Whats the cure for this? Pls advise
Can be controlled: if the diagnosis is truly atopic dermatitis, "asthma of the skin", it can be controlled, by moisturising the skin, avoiding triggers, and at times need for some prescription medications, keep following up with your doctor/allergist, and your baby girl will eventually outgrow it, goodluck ...Read more
My son has a rash and iam woundering what it is? The rash is inside of the skin, there is no bumps or welts, it itches and burns. There is no fever or nausea, no votming
There : There are many conditions that can cause a rash that appears to be inside or "under" the skin. If it is itching or burning, you would need to be concerned about some type of contact he had, such as an allergan. It could also be several different skin conditions, such as eczema, or could be the result of an infection. I am glad he has no fever or vomiting. If he developed those symptoms he would have to be seen immediately. As it is itching and burning though, i would urge you to take him to his doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Please explain what " formication" is and is there a remedy pill, cream or anything to relieve the itch, my wife is going insane with itchy legs, ?
Formication: Formication is a specific term used to describe the sensation of ants crawling in your skin, particularly in alcohol withdrawal, and it is caused by vitamin deficiency. In other occasions, it is referred as pruritus, which indicates itching or need for scratching the skin. The best is to consult a dermatologist and a general doctor to diagnose and treat appropriately. ...Read more
Hives: It sounds as if you are having a dermatologic condition called urticaria. Urticaria is the medical terminology for hives. It is the bodies response to a certain stimulus, such as an allergy. The body will release histamine in response to a stimulus and histamine causes redness, swelling, burning sensation and itching. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Two I like: I like an oil of clove stick to dab the lesions for relief and calendula containing creams for broader areas of relief. ...Read more
What is the difference between seborrheic dermatitis and atopic dermatitis? Food allergies relation? Is there a way my dermatologist mistaken it?
SEBORRHEIC VS ATOPIC: LIKE FRUIT, THEY ARE BOTH RELATED. THEY ARE SKIN PROBLEMS. BUT THEY ARE COMPLETELY DIFFERENT IN THAT ONE (ATOPIC DERMATITIS) IS USUALLY INHERITED AND EXTREMELY ITCHY. OCCURS IN THE BENDS OF THE KNEES AND ELBOWS. AND OTHER AREAS. SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS OCCURS ON THE SCALP WITH FLAKING AND ITCHING, AND SOMETIMES ON THE CHEST. ATOPICS CAN PRESENT WITH THIS AS EARLY AS 2 OR 3 MONTHS OF AGE AND CAN LAST ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has red bumps on his face around his mouth. I'm pretty sure it is an allergic reaction, is that what it is?
Armpit: Could be a number of things. Two top thoughts would be hydradenitis. The other would be a condition known as pseudohyphae. Both are infections and you likely need to be seen. ...Read more
Heat rashes occur: Heat rashes occur, and are not uncommon. Sometimes it's related to sweating a lot, with or without "blocked" sweat glands or oil glands. Other times it's related to sports equipment friction, bacteria, moisture, etc... Being in a hot tub can lead to a "hot tub" rashes. Rashes are difficult to describe in words, so it is best to have a doctor look at a rash. ...Read more
Skin rash: It should be looked atGet a more detailed answer ›
Ihave an allergic reaction giving me averavery irritant rash on my legs and my arms what is the best thing to relieve the itching?
Male 192cm tall and 115 kilo. My crotch is pitch black(im white) and itchy and there is some small bump. I think its crotch rot. How to cure it?
MIsinformed?: I am not sure if you do not understand but we are not here to offer treatment or diagnosis. You sound like you have a significant problem and it is time to sign off of the internet and to get in to a medical clinic for an examination and treatment in person. ...Read more
Depends...: ...On how sensitive (allergic) you are to it. ...Read more
May be yeast: Yeast infections of the skin (tinea coporis, ring worm) commonly appear as circular lesions, often in moist areas of the body. They slowly grow over time, leading to a reddish scaly ring with a clearing of the center. They can be treated with over the counter antifungal creams. Discuss it with your doctor to see what they think it may be. ...Read more
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