Is an elbow rash a symptom of menegitis?

Elbow Rash. Causes of elbow rash: allergies to medicine, cosmetics, food or clothing allergic reaction to poison oak, ivy or sumac rash due to friction with clothing, elbow pads or other surface rash due to insect bites inner elbow rash due to sweating specific skin disorders like eczema, psoriasis, infection, shingles, etc.

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How to tell a meningitis rash Son has unexplained rash on inside of arm, does not change when touched Has cold symptoms too?

Rash. A meningitis rash is more bruising and the rash is not the predominant symptom of meningitis. The symptoms are neck pain, headache and high fevers. Perhaps this is more of a viral rash to go with the cold symptoms. How high is his fever if he has one? Read more...
Meningitis. The only way to diagnose Meningitis is to examine spinal fluid. If this diagnosis is a concern your child requires collection of Cerebral spinal fluid to determine meningitis. A non specific rash does not help the diagnosis. Some types of meningitis have a rash called a petechial rash which looks like tiny bruises that do not blanche. These can get bigger. See your doctor or ER now for meningitis. Read more...
Rash. Rash of skin are non-specific. Even a Bulls eye rash highly suggests but not always an indicator of Lyme's disease. Classic signs of Meningitis are high fever, neck rigidity, severe headache. If your son has contact with another person with meningitis, take him to see his doctor ASAP! Read more...

I have a small pink rash on my arm that doesn't disappear when pressed with a glass. No fever or other symptoms. Could it be meningitis?

NO. its VERY VERY doubtful that WITHOUT FEVER or OTHER SYMPTOMS that MENINGITIS is a possibility.. Have you been 'exposed" to a case? (Meningococcal Meningitis does come along with a rash...) Where else is the RASH??? Ask your question again with more details! Dr Z. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Elbow rash?

Rash. Rash (exanthem): is a lesion(s) which affects color/ texture/ appearance of skin. This skin eruption may have many possible causes- allergies, medical conditions/ diseases, hormones, or contact with damaging substances. An elbow rash occurs on the joint that connects the upper and lower portions of the arms. Read more...

Why does my son pick at his elbow rash? It never heals.

Common problem. Cover it with a light gauze bandage; if he can't get to it, he'll stop picking it, and it will heal. Read more...
We are all pickers . Well, it probably won't heal because the picking isn't allowing it to heal. That is always a difficult thing to stop as we all will pick at things on our skin. Some of us have more trouble stopping than others. First, get the rash evaluated. Read more...

Treatment for elbow rash on children?

Elbow rash. Elbow rashes in children may be due to eczema or psoriasis. Both may respond to steroids, but for best results see a dermatologist for treatment. Read more...

Inner elbow rash, could I possibly have a contact skin dermatitis or regular eczema?

Ezcema. Rashes in the "antecubital fossa" (inner elbow) are typical of eczema. So unless something contacts that area alone (not likely) consider ezcema the most likely diagnosis. Read more...

Red bumps on my right arm along with what I believe to be elbow rash. I want to know what is causing it, I'm allergic to dust and mold.

See your doctor. This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. Read more...