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White Flaky Rash
I have got rashes around my gluteal region they are non itchy dry flaky causing discolouration around the area...
Gluteal rash: Rash in the gluteal area can be seen with chronic moisture from sweating, prolonged sitting or from wearing certain tight fitting clothing materials. Try wearing white cotton panties and avoid very tight fitting clothes like jeans. For further evaluation and advice, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
What is the oitment for dry red flaky rashes caused by allergy with make up? 5 days now. Is it dermatitis?
Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. There are two kinds of contact dermatitis: irritant or allergic.
Irritant dermatitis is the most common type. It's caused by contact with cosmetics, and others. Treatment is with prescription strength topical cortisone such as Cloderm or Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion. ...Read more
Tip of my nose red and flaky for 2 months now. Doesn't hurt. Sometimes very very small rashes are there. Tried moisturizing, didn't help. Only d tip.
How can I identify if my baby has heat rash or eczema? Her rashes are red and its flaky on her face, because of dryness her cheek has a small cut now.
I have mildly red + flaky rashes around the mouth and nose-crease area. I don't know how they appeared. Would Mederma help reduce the symptoms at all?
Has had dry, flaky skin on his penis for months. No rashes, bumps, pain or itching. What could it be? Used anti-fungal cream too. Nothing.
Tinea versicolor: Tinea versicolor is relatively common. It is caused by pityrosporum ovale, a type of yeast that is normally found on human skin. The main symptom is patches of discolored skin with sharp borders (edges) and fine scales. The patches are often dark reddish-tan in color. The most common sites are the back, underarms, upper arms, and chest. ...Read more
Full body rash mostly on my back that is itchy, flaky & dry looking. It started about a wk ago & I did change soap about 3 weeks ago. Is this the cause?
Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to decide on a cause. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals (the soap?), excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, the doctor may recommend over-the-counter cortisone cream two or three times a day for 1 week. For fungal infections like t. Versicolor, selenium shampoo may be recommended. ...Read more
First you need a: Diagnosis then you can be treated. See dermatologist ...Read more
I have a rash like redness sporadic on my body. Has come and gone for years but seems to be getting worse. It itches but not flaky. Any remedy ideas?
Hives?: Hives are an allergic type of rash that can be related to a reaction to medications, foods, underlying infections, collagen vascular diseases and even cancer. When all of these causes are ruled out we often attribute them to stress. Treatment usually includes antihistamines and sometimes more aggressive treatments such as Prednisone or a new drug that just got approved for chronic hives - xolair. ...Read more
See an eye doc: First step is to get a diagnosis. There are multiple issues that could cause what you describe. I recommend you see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I have a flaky rash on the to part of my right finger on my palm side and a tiny ump in the crease of my finger only on this finger?
Skin irritation: Hard to tell from your description, but irritation of the skin on the hands is common, and usually caused by something your hand came in contact with - from lifting, or using a tool, or from a glove. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist ...Read more
I received lymecycline from the doctor and I've been taking it regularly for about amonth. I've recently noticed like a flaky grey rash, is this bad?
? allergic to drug: See your doctor and he or she can determine if you are allergic to it. If so you should stop taking it. K sometimes a biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
What kind of rash do I have. It on the tip of my finger. It itches. The top layer of skin is dead and flacky. I have little spots under the sking?
Herpetic Whitlow is a painful cluster of the small vesicles on the tip of the finger. Another possible cause of the similar rash is an impetigo, or bacterial infection.
In the case of dyshidrosis, there could be small vesicles under the skin of palms and fingers. It cause itching and the skin may became scaly. Dyshidrosis could be treated with the steroid creams. ...Read more
Can energy drink cause a rash? I've had energy drink everyday for a week and got an itchy, red rash. When it stops itching its white and flaky looking
Maybe: You can be sensitive to artificial colors or flavors in energy drink. It s best to stop for now. If there is residual rash that is not fading you may need prescription cream. See a dermatologist if it persists after stopping energy drinks. ...Read more
Can anxiety and cold weather be the reason why my face has broken out in a flaky rash that won't go away? How soon will it clear when weather warms up?
? Nickel dermatitis: Many possibilities but common is a nickel dermatitis from the button on your jeans. I would apply otc Hydrocortisone 3x daily (rx works better if you go to a dermatologist) and avoid wearing any pants with buttons. If it goes away and you want to wear jeans again, you will need to apply 3 coats of clear nail polish before you wear them every time. Please get checked if not resolved. ...Read more
Jad reoccuring rash with flacky skin on butt, could it be shingles and if so could that cause false positive hsvii? Had no HSV outbreak.
Shingles: Shingles usually does not cause a flaky rash. ...Read more
Why when my rash of buttocks seems to heal, the pimple rash goes away and the skin of pimples goes down, flaky and dry?
Rash: You may have a patch of eczema. ...Read more
Help, I have a rash on my upper legs, and my sack. At the tip of my penis it is red and flaky, is it just a rash or could it be worse?
See your doctor: These symptoms need to be directly observed by your doctor for a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a terrible rash in between my buttux and it's been there a while its at the bottom of my tail bone with white flaky skin it's itchy?
See your doctor: A would need to see the rash in order to diagnosis it. Once diagnosed a doctor can come up with a treatment plan. ...Read more
My son recently started getting a red flaky rash on his cheeks and left hand and I haven't changed anything. My half brother has eczema could it be?
Possibly!: Eczema is dry, allergic, sensitive skin, and can run in families. Please see my post 'eczema and you' on healthtap for full treatment suggestions. I hope it improves quickly! ...Read more
I just have a itch on my vagina with a flaky rash and there are 2 bumps on my v and the rash is not spreading. I am not sexually active. No burning?
Yeast?: Sounds like it is genital yeast infection (flaky itchy rash)and with all that itching and scratching there was skin breakdown that led to secondary bacterial infection (2 bumps).Try otc Lamisil (terbinafine) and neosporin. Both three times a day. Lamisil (terbinafine) for a mnth and neosporin for 10 days. No improvement in ten days, see a md. Primary doc fine no need for OB gyn. ...Read more
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