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I'm currently on the Accutane, and one day I woke up with rashes on my face and both arms. Did Accutane cause rashes? If yes, how do I get rid of it?

I'm currently on the Accutane, and one day I woke up with rashes on my face and both arms. Did Accutane cause rashes? If yes, how do I get rid of it?

It is a side effect: Your rash can be caused by acutane. It is important that you avoid irritants such as sun during this time and stay moisturized. You should also show your rash to your current prescribing doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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I had fell asleep for a couple of hours until i felt my face burning & itching i woke up to this red rash over my face and a pimple. what can it be?

I had fell asleep for a couple of hours until i felt my face burning & itching i woke up to this red rash over my face and a pimple. what can it be?

Insect bite: The pustule may be the result of an insect bite or sting, with the burning and itching red rash being a local reaction. This type of rash may improve with Benedryl, but persistence or worsening could indicate a skin infection (would require prompt treatment by a physician). ...Read more

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My girlfriend woke up with a rash all over her face, it had her face swollen red itching especially near the ears and she has pimples what to do?

My girlfriend woke up with a rash all over her face, it had her face swollen red itching especially near the ears and she has pimples what to do?

Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) HC: There are many causes of itching. In most cases, the cause is an allergy. If one experiences any difficulty breathing they must go to an emergency room or urgent care center immediately. The simplest treatment would be to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (25-50mg) and apply 1% Hydrocortisone ointment 4 times per day. Do not apply anything else to the face (make-up, wrinkle creams, etc) until the rash resolves. ...Read more

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I've had an allergic reaction (skin rash) to a dose increase of sertraline. The rash is on my face, neck, chest, back and arms. I took a full 25 mg dose 1x and woke up with a slight rash on my face. took a 2nd 25 mg dose and the rash is now everywhere

I've had an allergic reaction (skin rash) to a dose increase of sertraline.  The rash is on my face, neck, chest, back and arms.  I took a full 25 mg dose 1x and woke up with a slight rash on my face.  took a 2nd 25 mg dose and the rash is now everywhere

See MD: Contact your prescribing doctor without delay for advice. Rash from sertraline has been reported, but is not common. Doctor needs to see your rash and advise. If you can't reach your doctor, go to urgent care or ED for proper diagnosis and guidance. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Extreme burning sensation with rash on face, maybe allergic to petroleum?

Extreme burning sensation with rash on face, maybe allergic to petroleum?

Irritant: A contact allergy usually itches but an irritant one (including sunburn) would cause burning. I suspect that you are using something irritating (acne products?) on the face leading to the burning. Allergy to petrolatum is rare. ...Read more

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What can I use for a rash on face/body?

What can I use for a rash on face/body?

Depends on rash.: You can try Hydrocortisone for mild cases. However i'd not better in 1-2 days see dermatologsot for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Pimply like rash on face what could it be?

Pimply like rash on face what could it be?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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. John Landi
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Rash On Face (Definition)

Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...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