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Red Rashes

Rashes are the inflammatory condition causing abnormal skin color and texture. Red rashes can be the reason for many dermatological conditions. For instance, they can be due to atopic eczema, allergies, or prolonged wearing the dirty wet diaper. In any condition, avoiding an irritating agent, and applying topical Hydrocortisone can work wonders.

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After shaving and using hair removal cream, I noticed red cuts on the left side above the vagina. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I shaved recently and used hair removal cream a week later. After that, I noticed red cuts on the left side above the anus. And I am sexually active. I planned to visit my doctor after one and a half weeks. What do you think this could be? Also, it burns when I clean the area with water. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I saw your clinical picture (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). There are some erosions with redness at the base, which are grouped around the anal area. The possible diagnosis could be Genital h...  Read Full »

I am 40 years old and have been having strange red streaks and rashes on my legs for one week. How can I get rid of them?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am a 40 years old female and experiencing skin problems for the first time. I am having strange red streaks and rashes on my legs for one week. I have two types of rashes on my thighs and calf portion of the leg. Rash on my thighs: Two red-brown streaks, without pain or hot feeling,...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and will help you with your query. The skin lesions over the thigh may be stretch marks and erythema nodosum or folliculitis on the calf. Confirmation of the diagnosis can be done after reviewing the photograph of your thigh lesions. I sug...  Read Full »

I have large and itchy red patches with a rash. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, There is a rash that is quite red and itchy on both lower legs. I also have many large red, itchy spots. Uncertain on what to do. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. It may be due to eczema. Please check if any allergies or dry skin are exacerbating the rashes. Avoid friction or irritation or irritants. Wear loose cotton wears. Check if dry weather or conditions is exacerbating...  Read Full »

I have had red, dry skin patches on my legs for the past six months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had red dry skin patches on my legs for six to seven months. They are a bit rough to touch and itchy sometimes. It started on my left leg then a couple of months later, they appeared on my right leg too. I have tried applying antifungal cream with Miconazole content for a few we...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw your clinical pictures (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity); it is not an infection and is not contagious. This condition is called psoriasis. It is a chronic inflammatory condition that presents as white scaly lesions with redness usually see...  Read Full »

I have had a non-itchy rash in my genital region for a few weeks, which gets easily irritated when I sit down. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a gooch region rash for a couple of weeks that is uncomfortable, sticky, and non-itchy and also easily irritated when sitting down, and clammy.  Read Full »

Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, It sounds like that you may be experiencing a rash in your genital area that has been causing discomfort and irritation for a couple of weeks. This type of rash can be caused by a variety of factors, including fungal infections, bacterial infe...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing itchy red spots on my lower leg for months, and they keep recurring. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have red spots on my lower leg, and they are itchy. I have had these spots for months, and they keep coming back. I am not sure if it is bed bugs or something serious. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. I suggest you apply Fucibet (Betamethasone and Fusidic acid) cream at night for ten days. Please answer the following questions for a better understanding of your problem: Is there any night aggravatio...  Read Full »

What is the reason for itchy, red patches on my body after I take a shower?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old female who is 5' 1" in height and weighing 134 pounds. As soon as I take a shower, I get red itchy patches on my face, arms, neck, breast, and back which go away in some time. Even at night, when I wash my face before sleeping, my face becomes red and itchy. I have been...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. You have urticaria according to your history and the image you shared (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). The presence of red itchy hives or lines that appear following a shower is dermographi...  Read Full »

Is there any relation between rashes under my eyes and sleep?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a rash (multiple tiny red spots) under my eye, it appeared after over-moisturizing and applying some kind of skin product under my eye. I have had it for a while and it has not really changed. It gets much worse in the morning. If I sleep badly for multiple nights in a row it s...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is very important to get sound sleep at least for seven to eight hours. Relax and stay calm. Avoid trigger factors that result in inflammation or facial flushing. Drink seven to eight glasses of water daily. Use sunscreen or lotion if available there 20 minutes befor...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing itchy red round patch rashes around my inner thighs. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have been experiencing red round patch rashes around my inner thighs, which are itching and paining. I am irritated. I applied a lot of anti-fungal creams, but I am not getting any results. Please help.Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. V. Srikanth Reddy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You may suffer from fungal infection, commonly affecting the inner thighs, groin, and buttocks. It can be treated by a course of anti-fungal treatment, including tablets and creams. Do not use soap over that area. Mistreatment with counter stero...  Read Full »

I have had breast soreness that has left me with red rashes and bruises, and I am concerned about it. What could be done?

Query: Hello doctor, I am actually scared right now. Last night, I noticed that my breasts were extremely sore. I looked in the mirror and realized I have a few small bruises on both breasts. I also noticed a red spot, similar to a rash, but it is not raised, itchy, or bothering me at all. I figured it mig...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If it is due to your periods, then this soreness and discomfort are not a problem. This could be because of hormonal changes and nothing else. Also, get a urine pregnancy test done with an early morning urine sample to ensure that you are not pregnant. Usually, these sy...  Read Full »

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