Heat rash contagious

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Avatar f tn Hi Thanks for writing to the forum! Urticaria is usually triggered by allergens, such as drugs, foods, insect bites, inhaled substances, in response to sunlight, cold, heat, stress, exercise, or a viral infection. Other common allergens are pollen, mold, dust, pet dander, or cosmetics. In your case since this was associated with vomiting it could be a food item you ate or a drug you took for something. It is difficult to comment beyond this at this stage .
121828 tn?1333468091 like the others said, lots of viral infections end with a rash. i suspect fifths. if he has been around anyone who is pregnant i would take him to the ped for a diagnosis just so you could warn them. it can be dangerous for pregnant women. it's also miserable for any adult to get it so hopefully you had it as a child. otherwise, you can probably let him go a bit or just call the dr for a consultation.
Avatar f tn I never quite found out what it was. later into our relationship I noticed this rash on my back that just keep getting worse espeacially when it was hot outside and I was sweating. My doctor said it was tinea and she said I would have this on and off for the rest of my life. LOL ok so I haven't had this stuff in a year. But I was wondering could I have gotten this from my ex? sharing the same blankets and such?
Avatar f tn For a few months now my partner has had several round, red lesions on his thighs, calves, groin, backs of the knees and buttocks, ranging in size from a pimple to a dime (and much smaller red bumps on his forearms that look more like heat rash, except they've lasted as long). They itch, and some have white scales on them. Many of the ones on his calves and forearms have developed scabs from his scratching. They aren't contagious; we're together constantly and I have had none of these lesions.
Avatar f tn About a month ago, my boyfriend started to get this intense itching on his legs. There was no visible rash, just some redness and actual bruising from scratching so hard. He was worried it was jock itch and started treating it with an OTC anti-fungal cream for about a week. I made him take benadryl at night to help him sleep and thinking that if it were an allergic reaction, it would help to calm the itching. He decided to also try taking Zyrtec for the same reason.
Avatar m tn The following morning I woke and as the day went on I began to feel alot of heat coming from my genital area. On inspection I noticed that my scrotum had become BRIGHT red and felt as if it was on fire. Having said that, I tried to ignore it the best I could and drank through it, occasionally applying cold water to cool it down. I flew home the day after and hoped it would go away. The next 3 weeks were hell and my symptoms were still there.
Avatar f tn Hi, Yes, heat may produce rash like conditions .This may be due to a photosensitivity reaction. The skin affected are areas that have been sun exposed or have been noted to be exposed to heat. Usually the areas are symmetrical. If a photosensitivity reaction is being considered, it is important to know which type. In these cases, avoiding direct sunlight exposure is necessary. As for the hand condition,this sounds like dyshidrotic eczema.
Avatar f tn And nothing else really came up until about a year ago - I started having what looked like heat rash in the crease of my butt - not near the anus. It is usually a little painful and clears up on its own within 5 days. Is that a herpes outbreak? I recently got tested and asked for an 'across the board' test, b/c I am slightly unsure that the original test was accurate. Is it possible to get a false positive from a culture test?
Avatar n tn Have risk factors like loose scrotal skin (which produces heat anyhow) and too much stress. - Please help a) Have tried powder and oral drugs but high stress triggers it. b) At work I think spores can spread on carpets, seats etc. Also sometimes I tuck my shirt inside trouser and sometimes outside which again can bring out spores. What are chances that it can spread to lot of people or nobody. Since its recurring its getting hard to take a lot of precautions.
Avatar n tn Hi, I recently had what i think is a rash start out on my face right below my mouth. the rash appears to be blotchy and dry looking. At first i just assumed it was from the heat until it spread down my chin, around my neck and now on my arms. Im concerned and would appreciate any advise you can give.
Avatar n tn I have a rash on the underside of my penis that is only on the underside from the top to the bottom, also abit on the scrotum but it is not spreading. The rash can be itchy and red when irritated by sweat, heat etc. and becomes more visiblly red and irritated. The skin does Not flake. I have been using Daktakort Cream for 8 months now to help stop the itching and redness but it has not got rid of it just works temporary, also i tried using mycil powder but that has not worked either.
Avatar m tn Hello, It can be due to allergic reaction, scabies or heat rash( less likely). If it is painful then herpes is an important possibility. Scabies is a contagious skin infection caused by a parasite – the mite, which burrows under the host’s skin and causes intense allergic itching. It is transmitted from objects or beddings, but more with direct skin- to – skin contact.
Avatar f tn lol Keep watching, and please stay away from pregnant women until you've figured out what the rash is. It could be a heat rash, hives, chicken pox, measles, rubella, etc...only a doctor ( or nurse ) could tell you for sure. Sorry. Sounds like it could be either something very contagious or an allergic reaction to something. Roseola seems to come to mind here because of the fever 2 days ago and the sudden appearance of spots. Again...stay away from pregnant women until you know for sure...
Avatar m tn I didn't think much of it at the time; I merely dismissed it as a minor irritation due to friction, or heat. Since then the area (about 1.25 x 1.25 cm) appears to be slightly swollen in comparison to the surrounding tissue, and beginning to take on a reddish color. I do experience a light itching sensation from time to time, but only when friction occurs (working, moving, walking, etc..).
Avatar n tn Not posion ivy. Perhaps a heat rash, or bites, or folliculitis (clogged pores.) Any of these rashes will go away if left alone. Try Sarna lotion (OTC) for itch. If the rash spreads or lasts more than a week, see a doctor. best. Dr.
Avatar n tn They are red and some are irregular shaped, and have a patchy texture and light brown discoloration to them. Others appear as if it was simply heat rash. Astringents seem to alleviate itching temporarily. I am allergic to nothing. My stress levels have been very high the past several months, but that is nothing new for a single mom. My worry is this may be contagious. I don't want my daughter getting this. Secondary worry is stress on heart muscles caused by some inflamatory conditions.
Avatar n tn I'm giving him Motrin as a precaution and am thinking it may be heat rash but being a first time mom and therefore paranoid there are other things that I am thinking. Any suggestions or remedies?
Avatar f tn on both occacions they told him it was ezcema, but ezcema is not contagious so how did i get it?
Avatar m tn I have a rash on my feet that is raised (no blisters) and itchy. There are also 'knots' that have a purplish hue after they've been there awhile, that feel like they're growing from the bone. I have these 'knots' on my heel and my toes. The rash is on my toes, heels, sides and bottoms of my feet. I have used steroid cream (betamethasone) cream that doesn't work. Neither do anti-fungals. Heat makes it worse and tends to make it 'come out'. If I scratch, it burns.
Avatar f tn Hello, It is unlikely to be scabies because it is a very contagious disease and your close contacts would have contacted it from you by now. It can be due to heat rash or sweat dermatitis or hives. Avoid using any lotions and creams for the meantime. Use a mild cleanser with moisturizing properties like Cetaphil. Also use cotton clothes and change the clothes twice if there is any increased sweating. Try keeping the skin free of sweat as far as possible.
1566037 tn?1304302209 Hello, It can be due to heat rash, hives or scabies bites. Scabies is a contagious skin infection caused by a parasite – the mite, which burrows under the host’s skin and causes intense allergic itching. It is transmitted from objects or beddings, but more with direct skin- to – skin contact. Diagnosis of scabies is made by scraping the skin and viewing the material under a microscope to see the characteristic mite or eggs. I hope it helps. Take care and regards.
Avatar n tn Now, it's coming back. Same itch. Same rash. It's a red rash of many small slightly raised irregular spots (not bumps, pimples, or blisters). No other discoloration, fluid, crust, etc. Like before, it is concentrated (and most uncomfortable) on the upper pelvic area and waist, backs of the hands, and scalp. Some on the shins as well. It is most notably NOT on my feet, genitals, or back of my body at all. No other symptoms.
Avatar n tn My six month old grand daughter has a severe rash and fever from low-grade to 103. This has been going on for two months. Blood was normal except something that checked for allergies and was an 8? She is breast-fed and mom is on a very restricted diet, which she follows...but nothing works. This baby has been to ER 4xs and several visits to an allergist and PA. Testing cannot be done due to the condition of her skin...red cracked, scalley and smelley.
Avatar n tn Hi, Heat rash is a red or pink rash usually found on body areas covered by clothing which can develop when the sweat ducts become blocked and swell and often leads to discomfort and itching. Usually this resolves on its own. Fungal infection is another differential that needs to be eliminated. Are there other signs or symptoms present? Did the rash respond to anti fungal medication? Diagnosis is through microscopy of the skin scrapings obtained from the lesion.
Avatar n tn Could it be partially treated jock itch? Or maybe its a heat rash or chafing from sweating? Could it be something else or something more serious? Could it be contagious? Could I give it to my wife for example? Should I continue anti fungals?
Avatar m tn It isn't contagious but flares up with the heat and becomes itchy and flaky. Originally we believed it was pityriasis but we've been told this usually only has a life span of a month or so. Has anyone had something similar to this? Any recommended treatments? Thanks!!
Avatar n tn My young son has small rash patches that almst look like small hives, with redness around the raised welts and warm almost hot to the touch. The stange thing is that these patches appear suddenly, and then disappear just as suddenly, generally in under 30 minutes. The patches appear on his face, arms, legs, and torso, even a couple on his scalp. This has been going on for 48 hours, and there does not seem to be any discernible trigger. No new soaps of foods.
Avatar n tn I've had Hepc for probably 29 years and never had a rash other than poison ivy. I'd look at heat, shell fish or other allergies as the source.
Avatar n tn Well for ~2 Years now on and off i get this sort of rash, hundreads of little red bubmps ~the diamiter of pensle all over my hands feet arms & legs and i went to the DR when i 1st got this desease / rash no one knew wat it was and recomended a specolist.. with no insurace by the time it was time i was to go to the specialist it was gone.. but now it seems to react with stress / to much sugar / sweating and they itch horrably benadrill doesnt work to stop itching..