What can cause hives or skin rash on chest and abdomen?

Hives. There are many reasons to develop hives, like food allergy, medication allergy, sometimes contact allergy and also unknown causes. You need a detailed evauation to determine the cause of your hives, an allergist can help.

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Allergic reaction? There are many possible causes of widespread skin rash. If you are otherwise well (no fever, diarrhea, cold, etc) then an allergic reaction of some sort might be possible, especially if you are taking any drugs that can cause allergic rash. (It doesn't have to be a newly started drug; could be something you've been taking a long time.) Best to see a doctor and take it from there. Read more...
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I am experiencing pimples and rash on chest. The following also describe me: Blackheads, Rash on face, Skin redness or irritation, Skin rash, and Stress. What should I do?

See below. You may consult this site for home treatment of acne: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Read more...

Skin hurts with no signs of a rash, on chest and back?

Shingles. If you have one sided skin pain in a wrap-around band from chest to back, this is early shingles. Perhaps you've been under stress lately to cause it to come out. Hope you're reading this now because u need antivirals-- Valtrex (valacyclovir) or Acyclovir. Go to ER now or call MD. I have been able to stop cases like yours when identified this early. Once rash comes, it will evolve and cause problems. . Read more...

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Can fungal rash on chest be treated with clotrimazole 2%? im not sure that clotrimazole 1% is strong enough. Is clotrimazol2% too strong for chest skin?

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