Skin Rashes

A change in the color or texture of the skin is called a skin rash, which commonly results from skin inflammation. Some conditions that cause skin rashes are impetigo, rosacea, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), cellulitis, etc.

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What could be the rash all over the body which is less itchy and uncomfortable?

Query: Hello doctor, I started developing a rash all over my body. It first started on the lower parts of my legs and looked like ingrown hair or small goose bumps with very tiny white or skin-colored little bumps that do not itch. In the areas where it is more concentrated, it looks more like dermatitis ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sidharth Sonthalia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the details of the history of your problem provided to us, as well as the clinical photos. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As per the history, distribution of lesions and appearance of lesions on the photos appears to be Miliari...  Read Full »

I have raised red rashes in my legs and arms. How to get it cured?

Query: Hello doctor, I have red raised rashes in my legs and arms. I used Hydrocortisone cream, but there are no changes in it. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shanza Ikram

Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case. In my opinion, there is two to three differential diagnosis of your clinical presentation, and Hydrocortisone alone is not enough. It could be. 1. Insect bite reaction. 2. Follicular eczema. 3. Contact eczema. Please follow these in...  Read Full »

Can you go swimming with poison ivy rashes?

Query: Hello doctor, I have poison ivy rashes on various parts of my body with no open blisters. Can I go swimming in a creek? Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query, and I understand your concern. No, please do not go in this condition for swimming otherwise, it will spread to others. Poison oak and poison sumac are plants that can cause an itchy rash upon contact. A substance called urushiol, found in these ...  Read Full »

My 13 months old daughter woke up with rashes on her chest. Is this roseola?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter woke up with a rash on her chest and back and has gotten worse. She was put into an antibiotic a couple of days ago Amoxicillin, so I do not thinks she is allergic since it has been days, no other known allergies. I think it might be roseola any opinion? She is 13 months, i...  Read Full »


Dr. Kanwar Deep

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It appears to be a case of viral rash, and the details available and neither can not diagnose the specific viral type is it of much significance. As your daughter does not have any significant symptoms besides the rash, she does not need any active intervention for the...  Read Full »

What can a painless rash that itches be?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has this rash for about two weeks. I have meant to ask someone to reassure her it is nothing serious. What kind of rash is this? It does not hurt her, but the skin is irritated, sensitive, and itchy. It is located around the groin but does not go further inside the vagina or n...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and would like to confirm that this is a particular fungal infection with normal whitish flaky skin over a localized region and scaling present along with the classical sign of itching present....  Read Full »

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

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Can Coumadin be replaced with Aspirin?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 91 years old. She is currently taking 4.5 mg of Coumadin a day. She has developed a very itchy rash on most of her body. She has been on Coumadin for six years, but this dosage is particularly high for her. Her INRs were only showing 1.2 to 1.4, which is why it was increased ...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda

Geriatrician, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your query, my opinion is as follows: No, as she was already on Coumadin (Warfarin) since a long time, it cannot be the cause of the rash. Aspirin and Coumadin have different methods of action and one cannot be used in place of another. Both may be used. A prefer...  Read Full »

Why have I got rashes in the body after hip replacement surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a total hip replacement a few days back. Yesterday, I started developing a rash on my torso, back, buttocks, and legs. The palms of my hands and soles of my feet are red and painful. I had an epidural and sedation for my hip surgery. I had two rounds of IV antibiotics after su...  Read Full »


Dr. Charu Bansal

Dermatologist, Cosmetologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. I have seen the attached photograph also (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I understand your concern. As per details, it seems that you are having a condition called drug rash. Drug rash may manifest as redness of the skin, blist...  Read Full »

Why is there a bluish-red rash on the side of the neck?

Query: Hi doctor, This is regarding my friend's infection condition. He went to sleepover at a friend's place and the next day had a bluish-red rash on right side of the neck. It was very painful. He consulted a doctor who injected him for fungal infection. But the next day the rash was bigger and promine...  Read Full »


Dr. Charu Bansal

Dermatologist, Cosmetologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. I have seen the attached photographs also (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I understand your concern. As per details, it seems that your friend has got a condition of the skin called paedrous dermatitis. It is also known as in...  Read Full »

My husband has rashes all the time and we are not sure what it is. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My husband is not willing to go to the doctor because he says it is a heat rash. It is there all the time. Could you please give me an idea of what we are dealing with. It does seem to get brighter when he is hot, but he also is a drinker.   Read Full »


Dr. Vinay Kumar

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Microbiologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted the details about your husband and seen the photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I think your husband is suffering from modified tinea or ring worm infection. This is a fungal condition which is commoner in the hot climates. It a...  Read Full »

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