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Why Does My Skin Rash When I Wear Fake Gold Jewlry
Allergy to metal: Nickel is the most likely metal to cause allergic reactions of the skin. However other metals can also, even gold rarely. Inexpensive jewelry often will contain nickel. ...Read more
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
Never allergic to jewelry, developing rash under wedding band set (rough, red, itchy), white gold, no rash anywhere else when wearing gold?
Wedding ring rash: Wedding ring rash is a fairly common condition. It can occur at any time, sometimes even years, after beginning to wear a ring. It can be due to an allergy to the nickel component in the metal, or to irritation resulting from extended periods of moisture, or contact with soaps or other chemicals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I got eczema and makes the rashes worse. is there any fake tans that are good for sensitive skin?
Fake tans: contain DHA or dihydroxyacetone. They don't necessarily make your eczema worse but if your eczema is active it can pick up funny in those areas of your rash. I like to mix over the counter fake tanners with gentle lotion (something you find makes your eczema better) with the tanning lotion, to reduce irritation. ...Read more
I get skin rashes with redness and itchiness in my butt and near my vagina every time i wear menstrual pad. What's wrong with me?
I'm having rashes on my legs and arms. Can i wear long or thick clothes ?Because of doing this can make they less itchy. Will it affect my skin more?
Sure: Experiment with different clothes and different fabrics. Usually cotton is very gentle on the skin and in your case the long clothes may really help. ...Read more
My neck/collar bone is very itchy but no rash or scaly skin. I do not wear jewelry or change soaps. Nothing seems to help (lotion, cortisone cream)?
Have you worn any: new, especially unwashed, clothing? Have you switched from cotton clothing to wool? Any new foods, medications, change in your environment? It does sound like you are reacting to something. If you haven't already tried one of the non-sedating oral antihistamines, such as fexofenadine or loratidine, you may want to try one. If the symptoms still don't help, please discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
My friend has a skin rash, he said it started out small and just it started to spread. Red areas and is itchy. What kind of rashes could it be?
I have allergy, probably to Ponstan 500. The skin rash is nearly gone after 5 days, but now I start to have really bad rashes. What should I do?
Something else?: If the rash improved without treatment only to return a few days after (your dates were not defined), then the problem may be from something other than the drug implicated. If the rash was treated and returned after the treatment was stopped, then the rash (if due to the drug) may last for 2-3 weeks. ...Read more
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