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Hi. I've been getting really painful, red, bumpy (sometimes pus-filled), sometimes itchy rashes in places and during times when I sweat more. Allergy?

Where? If these lesions are found mainly at the armpits and groin areas, they are most likely from an inflammation of the sweat glands. Topical antiperspirant may help but a low-dose antibiotic may be required for many. If the lesions occur elsewhere, do let me know where. Read more...

4 yr old son has non-itchy rash for 10 days on knees, elbows, wrists. Rash is raised and started as spots but now joining. Gp said coxsackie not sure.

Rash in kids. Rash is a common symptom of many viral illnesses. Coxsackie virus causes rash but also may have other accompanying symptoms including fever. If in doubt get a second opinion especially if it last longer especially if ur child has other symptoms. Read more...
More information pls. The rash may be caused by a number of conditions including viral illness, contact dermatitis, a bacterial infection of the bloodstream. Information that will be useful in determining the cause includes travel information, exposure to animals, fever pattern and ill contacts. Most uncomplicated viral illnesses resolve within 10 days. Prevention includes vaccination against childhood illnesses. Read more...