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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How to treat Fluconazole allergy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having an allergic reaction (hives) to Fluconazole. What can be done to reverse the side effect of this medication? I already went to the doctor over five times in the last three weeks. This is going on for four weeks. All the doctor does is give me itching medication. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It can be a reaction to Fluconazole, but we should rule out other causes as well. As you mentioned that you are not responding to itching medicines like antihistaminics, you need to be started on steroids like Prednisolone. But before starting steroids, I suggest yo...  Read Full »

I have swelling in perianal area due to G-string. Is it herpes?

Query: Hello doctor, A week back, I wore a G-string that was a little snug and I accidentally fell asleep in it. The next day, I noticed that my perineum and anal area were sore so that night I got a mirror and looked and noticed that there was a straight swollen line from my anus to my vagina opening rig...  Read Full »

Dr. Vedprakash Verma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your images (attachment removed to protect patient identity), looks like perianal area is swollen secondary to explained injury. It will take a little time to heal completely. Kindly follow the following instructions: 1. Lignocaine gel for local application...  Read Full »

I am having itchiness with rashes all over my body for the past 2 weeks. I do not have any allergies. What could this be?

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 pictu...  Read Full »

Why am I having itchy rashes and bumps on my skin at the time of periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31 year old female. I have rashes and bumps, that itch and look like they are big bites, but they are not. They come and go in different places and are more frequent around the time of my periods. I have had these bumps for seven months now. I am attaching a picture, what are these...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query and saw the attachment provided by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and it appears that you have urticaria or hives in simpler terms. These usually occur when your immune system is a bit low such as during your periods, af...  Read Full »

How to know if my 6-year-old child has chickenpox?

Query: Hello doctor, My 6-year-old child is having itchy skin rashes. How to know if it is chickenpox? Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is one of the common viral infections. There is nothing to worry about. Chickenpox usually starts on the chest, back, trunk, face, mouth and then spreads to the legs, including the groin, private areas, and arm. It starts from the c...  Read Full »

Why do I get skin rashes, mouth and throat sores whenever I leave my city?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 51-year-old male. I have been allergic to something for five months. Whenever I leave my city, sometimes I suffer from skin rashes or mouth and throat sores. It occurs mainly while traveling.  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the report (attachment removed to preserve patient's identity). Now there are two issues. First is the diagnosis of allergy. Then, what exactly are your symptoms? Are the complaints mainly skin and mouth-related? Is there any breathing difficulty...  Read Full »

Why do I have skin lesions all over my body over the past two months?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 63-year-old male who has had small open lesions dotting the body on both legs, arms, abdomen, and chest for the past two months. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I would suggest the following: Fucibet (Fusidic acid and Betamethasone) cream twice daily for seven days (on lesions). Permethrin 5 percent cream at night on days one and seven (contact period eight to 12 hours). Permite BB (Permethr...  Read Full »

What is the prognosis of pneumonia in a 3-year-old kid?

Query: Hi doctor, My 3-year-old daughter was diagnosed with pneumonia eight days ago (examination and x-ray). She was put on Amoxicillin (six more days) and Klacid (supply finished today). Although she is tired during the day and breathless trying to climb out stairs, she is lots better. In the last day...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As per your description, the child seems better but since the child has gone through so many problems the recovery may be prolonged. What you are explaining does not exactly fit the picture of a recovery as the child is breathless and a new rash has developed. The rash ...  Read Full »

How to manage frequent rashes in a 14-month-old baby?

Query: Hi doctor, My 14-month-old daughter has flare-up rashes. The rashes started last, and she still has them at the minute. We have been giving her Allerief liquid, it seems to reduce after the medicine, but it will then return after a couple of hours. She does not show any other symptoms and still see...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The differential diagnosis is irritant contact dermatitis and urticarial rash. Apply Desonide cream at night for ten days. Also apply Lacto Calamine, lotion thrice daily for ten days. Do you have any history of fever? Is it widespread or localized to the diaper area? Do...  Read Full »

I have skin rashes, stomach cramps, loose stools and tongue coating. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a question regarding food intolerance/allergies. I have never had a food allergy, as far as I know. However, in May, I experienced severe tooth pain, and a fever. It was an infection in my tooth but I got that cleared from the dentist. A few days later, I experienced tongue-tingli...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Toothache may can cause fever if infected. SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) or enteric fever may cause coating over the tongue. Irritable bowel syndrome or malabsorption syndrome or food intolerance or obesity may also present like this. Avoid fatty food...  Read Full »

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