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Skin Rashes

Skin rash is the development of red, scaly, bumpy, and itching patches on the skin. The causes of skin rash include prolonged exposure to the sun, weather changes, or sometimes due to allergies.

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I have rashes and dry skin on my palm, it happens when the temperature is high or if I use a dishwasher or detergent. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have rashes on my palms with dry skin. It happens when body temperature is high and when using dishwash and clothing detergent. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq. com I read your query and understand your concern. It appears to be (attachment removed to protect patient’s identity) dyshidrotic eczema (hand eczema) due to the chronic use of detergents or harsh soaps. Apply Liquid paraffin lotion in the daytime for ten days. Moisturi...  Read Full »

Why are the rashes in my anus and testicles not subsiding with steroids and antifungals?

Query: Hello doctor, I have rashes in my anus, sides of my testicles, and lower testicle skin area. The whole area turns red with scratching. I have had this for more than a year. So, I have consulted with a dermatologist and tried several products suggested by pharmacists. I tried Corticosteroids, Zinc ox...  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your case (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). In my opinion, steroids alone cannot help. Combination of Clotrimazole and steroid are usually effective along with oral medicine. Most of the time, this problem is chronic and runs...  Read Full »

I recently had a widespread skin rash which got better after stopping Ozempic, which I was taking for type 2 diabetes and obesity. Please clarify.

Query: Hello doctor, I have type 2 diabetes and I am also dealing with obesity. Approximately two months ago, I began taking Ozempic. I initiated with a low 0.25 mg dose for a duration of two weeks, followed by an increase to 0.5 mg for a month. Over the past month, I have been taking a 1 mg dose. I hav...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I am glad to learn that you have started on Ozempic to help manage your type 2 diabetes and obesity. Ozempic, also known as Semaglutide, is a medication that helps control blood sugar levels and can also lead to weight loss It is important to follow the dosing instruct...  Read Full »

I have rashes and bumps on my thighs. Should I be concerned?

Query: Hi doctor,I have rashes or bumps on the sides of my thigh. They do not bother me, nor do they go away. Some of them appear like purple and red spots. They also appear on my stomach and buttocks. I have had this for the past four years. Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have reviewed the pictures sent (attachments removed to protect the patient's privacy). It seems you have Keratosis pilaris (a condition that causes rough patches or bumps) or ingrown hairs. The most common cause of ingrown hairs is shaving, w...  Read Full »

What causes red, raised, scaly, and non-itchy rashes all over the body?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had skin rash all over my body except my face, neck, palm, and sole for four months. The rashes appear as a raised red nodule of 1 to 3 mm in size initially and slowly go flat and scaly. It is non-itchy but can be easily felt on touch. I initially thought it is due to my soap, and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. As you have attached only a single picture, it is difficult to diagnose (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It is always better to examine multiple lesions. I guess you might have an inflammatory skin condition called...  Read Full »

Why do I get cold sores and rashes during my period?

Query: Hello doctor, Just wanted to know that from last two times, whenever I get my periods I get this cold sores and rashes like allergy happens on the linings of my lips. The last period date was 17th of the last month and I got this allergy and cold sores like blisters all over my lips and lining of my...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The allergic rashes if they are occurring specifically during menses and the only line the vaginal lips then the cause is unlikely to be menses per se but rather the material of the sanitary pads that you are using from day one. If you have changed the brand of the s...  Read Full »

I am having a green rash on my stomach. What could it be?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a rash on the side of my stomach after gaining weight that is oily and green. I want to schedule a consultation.  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq. I do understand your concern. I have gone through your case. It is a bruise in the healing phase. Bruise is a hemorrhage under the skin. It could be the result of some unnoticed trauma or secondary to some blood count abnormalities like platelet function (in that case you may...  Read Full »

I am getting hives and rashes, which aggravate when I go to bed. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been getting rashes and hives around my chest, neck, arms, stomach, and sometimes upper thighs. It worsens when I scratch it, I try not to scratch it because of that. I have had tiny rashes or hives before but never like this, I have had it for two days now, it comes and goes. It...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. These reactions can be associated with allergies, allergies like food or cosmetics, or soap. Can trigger it, I would suggest you do a skin allergy test. It will help us to know what is causing it. Use herbal soap, and avoid...  Read Full »

Why do I have itchy rashes all over my body?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to ask about my current illness. I am experiencing a sudden itching all over my body for the past two weeks, which resulted in rashes and then became a wound. Even my scrotum and penis have got rashes although I have not scratched them. But the head of the penis is not itchy as co...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. The information you have provided depicts as you are suffering from any of the listed possible causes: Scabies. Papular eczema. Allergic contact dermatitis. It is quite difficult to diagnose and suggest anything without seeing the pic...  Read Full »

When will rashes go away after using Miconazole cream?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had a rash on my neck for the past one year. It is pinkish, oval in shape and about two centimeters in diameter. I tried using the topical Hydrocortisone 1 % cream I bought from a pharmacy. It seemed to work, as it helped me get rid of the rash. I continued to apply it for about ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw the picture (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), and it looks like Tinea incognito, a fungal infection caused by steroid (Hydrocortisone) cream application. I suggest you stop using Hydrocortisone cream because it is a steroid. When steroid i...  Read Full »

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