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Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Allergic contact dermatitis is an allergic reaction that results when an allergen comes in contact with your skin, resulting in redness and inflammation. The other symptoms include dry and scaly skin, hives, sun sensitivity, swelling, and blisters. Allergic contact dermatitis can result from contact with latex gloves, poison ivy, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.

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Can excessive masturbation and sex cause pimple in my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male, who is in good health. So, here is the story. It first started two weeks ago. My girlfriend thought it would be fun to remove my pubic hair one night. She started the waxing process, but after the first removal strips had been off, I decided I was never going t...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. First of all, I would like to tell you that you only have small bumps over the shaft of the penis. There is no discharge, redness, itching or tingling. Most of STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) results in discharge, mild fever, and ...  Read Full »

Skin of penis is peeling a day after sex. Can it be yeast infection or STD?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner and I had sex and a day after, the skin on his penis was peeling. I have no clue what it means. It is still peeling and we had sex a week ago. I went to get it checked out I have not heard anything yet. He said he got checked two weeks ago and I got checked a day after. Plea...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The peeling of skin after sexual intercourse occurs in 3 to 5 % of men. The most common cause is allergic (contact dermatitis), followed by fungal infection and STD like chlamydia or gonococcal infection. However, STD is associated with pain and dysuria. The other tw...  Read Full »

Why did I get red and non-itchy bumps after a mosquito bite?

Query: Hi doctor, I have red bumps, which are non-itchy and keep on spreading. Also, I am attaching the picture for your reference. Please explain me.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query and examined your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I want to ask a few questions. For how long you are having these red non-itchy bumps? Are they localized to one arm? Are they painful? Have you applied anythin...  Read Full »

Why do I have itchy bumps on my arms after going in yards?

Query: Hello doctor,Prior to all of this, I had been working in a few yards with my father, hauling branches, grass, trees, and junk to the junkyard. I wore short sleeves every time, and I did notice some itching then, but I was not paying attention if there were bumps. Then, a week or so later, I started ...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, We welcome you to icliniq family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. I have reviewed the attached image (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity). With your descriptions and the given picture, it seems you have irritant contact dermati...  Read Full »

I have tiny red raised spots on my inner arms. Should go in to see a doctor about it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some tiny red spots on my inner arms. I have had it for a few days. They are slightly raised, but not much at all, and they do not itch or hurt. I do have psoriasis on my ankle, which I have had for a few months now. I also had a UTI and took antibiotics to treat it a little more ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Is it one forearm or both? Is there any history of travel or stay in a new place like a hotel or camping? Is there any history of gardening, or playing outdoors? Considering the history and after seeing the clinical picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity)...  Read Full »

I have a rash or allergy on my armpit. It also appears red. Please help

Query: Hi doctor,I have an armpit rash or allergy. My right armpit area appears red and becomes redder after taking a shower. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the information from your end and I do understand your concern. As per the information that you have provided, it appears to be allergic contact dermatitis. Although for assessment purposes, it would be ideal and helpful if you would be able to a...  Read Full »

Why do I have itchy rash on my right cheek?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44-year-old woman. I developed a rash on my right cheek four days ago, and it has not improved yet. It is also a little bit itchy. I have not used any new makeup products. Kindly help.   Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Thanks for trusting us with your health care. I can understand your concern. The concern you are facing is allergic contact dermatitis. Allergic contact dermatitis is an allergic reaction to external and internal stimuli. External stimuli may include exposure to dust, cosmetics, changes in t...  Read Full »

What are the tiny hole-like rashes in my palm that do not spread anywhere?

Query: Hello doctor,I started to have tiny holes in my palm a few months ago. They do not hurt and are symptomless. And also, they do not spread anywhere. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly answer the following to help you better. Did you had any contact with irritant chemicals? Do you have any history of atopy or allergies? What is your occupation? Do you have a dry skin type? Any excess scratching and rubbing of the lesions? Do you have any itc...  Read Full »

I developed itchy and dry skin after a hair dye. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a question about my skin condition. I have developed a really itchy and dry skin after I dyed my hair. Here are the symptoms. I do not know what the condition is as my appointment is months away. Can I attach pictures?  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your query and examined your given picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems you have developed allergic contact dermatitis to hair dye. Though you may not have had this on your previous exposure, from now onwards you may have a seve...  Read Full »

I have an irritating fold of skin on my eyes. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,Please help me. I have unbelievably dry, flaking, painful, itchy, and now folding skin above my eyes and it is driving me crazy. It looks awful and is affecting my self-image. Every day I moisturize, multiple times, from coconut oil to rosehip, Vaseline, even hydrocortisone to no avail....  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have noted your concern and I have viewed the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You seem to have eyelid dermatitis, either seborrheic dermatitis or contact dermatitis. Though Cortisone should help, however, if it has not been much effective. Y...  Read Full »

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