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How do I identify a rash?
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Very nonspecific
A rash is a general description on something different you see on your skin.
It can be a bump, a welt, a scaly , or red area. It may itch or burn. Without a good description, it means nothing to us.

In brief: Very nonspecific
A rash is a general description on something different you see on your skin.
It can be a bump, a welt, a scaly , or red area. It may itch or burn. Without a good description, it means nothing to us.
Dr. John Chiu
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
In brief: Can be difficult
Rashes can be difficult to identify, even for physicians.
In addition to "seeing" and "feeling" the rash, additional tools to identify the rash include performing a biopsy of the rash, or performing a culture (if we suspect an infectious cause.) best to see your family doctor, internist or dermatologist.

In brief: Can be difficult
Rashes can be difficult to identify, even for physicians.
In addition to "seeing" and "feeling" the rash, additional tools to identify the rash include performing a biopsy of the rash, or performing a culture (if we suspect an infectious cause.) best to see your family doctor, internist or dermatologist.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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