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    Melanin is the natural pigment responsible for the colour of our skin, hair and eyes. However, if too much or too little is produced by the body, it could lead to a skin condition. Read more →

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    Necrotising fasciitis, a nasty flesh eating bug, is a serious condition that requires immediate and urgent medical attention. Read more →

    I have a rash all over the top of both feet and onto my ankles it is red and brown coloured. I also have various red spots on upper arms and an odd one here and there on my legs. I am obese and my doctor has said it is caused because of my weight. I have now been losing weight yet the rash has not decreased and in fact seems to be spreading further up my legs. I have had this rash since June 2013. Any advice would be appreciated.





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    My daughter who is 16yrs old has got a rash down below which is painful and burning. The rash is red pimple like with kind of white blisters white on someof them. She also has a heavy creamy coloured discharge.





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    I have a light brown coloured rash around my neck area which can only be described as looking like a giraffes skin! It is spreading and I hate it !!





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    im 15 im not sexually active but i have noticed that my when i move my vagina lips my vagina is all red which dosent hurt and i also have white spots around it which looks like a rash of something and i also have a white coloured discharge which feels disgusting , if anyone can help me please answer





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    I have had a rash for the past eight weeks i am 16 and in college the rash is on my hands and inner arms up to my elbow, my shoulder and neck area, around my eyes and ontop of my forehead. The rash is red and blotchy on areas, when touched the rash feels like its burning. very itchy. dead skin when itched. The rash on my neck hurts to move my head down and move my arms. WHAT IS IT !!





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    It may be exma (sorry about spelling) but if you havent already go to your GP to get it checked out.

    Hi I have had a rash on both my arms. The rash looks like red spot some are bigger than others. Is itchy at times but when I take a shower which I always take with more hot water than warm my rash comes out more. Please tell me what I have.





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    Im 13 I have masterbated a few days ago but I've never had sex. My vagina is itching like made it doesn't hurt when I wee. I came off my period 3 days ago but the itching started yesterday. I noticed a lot of yellow coloured spots on the opening bit of my vagina they are all really close together its like a rash. I don't know what to do I don't want to tell my mum unless I have to. What do u think it could be? And what can I get for it ? Like creams medicine ? Plz help ASAP xxxxxx





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    Don't worry.It's not a big diseaes.It can be cured by some medicine.

    My 25yr old son has had a rash now for 7 yrs. He collasped 7 yrs ago and after 5 days in 1 hospital(where he was given daily injections in his stomach and they didnt no what was wrong at this time), he was transferred to another hospital where he was diagnosed with pnemonia and septicemia. Another 5 days later he was allowed home, but since this has happened he has suffered with a rash that has gone from a slight rash to an all over rash that stings and hurts, it also looks like loads of blisters and is red and angry looking. I have taken him to doctors and hospital walk-in centres(whilst he had the rash). He was referred to a speacialist by his doctors but the specealist said that it was a waste of time seeing him because it would take too many tests to find out what is wrong. I am (and also my son is) at my wits end and dont no what to do anymore. The rash seems to appear when he is overheated or has done something (just walking to the shops can cause the rash, or a bath, which he doesnt have hot, sometimes if he is anxious it comes out. When the doctors saw it he said that it didnt look like he was allergy rash. I am still convinced that this goes back to when he was ill, i just wish we could find out what is causing it, then it might be easier to deal with and treat. Please please any advice..





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    I have a orange/colourless rash at the bottom of my penis which also covers my scrotum. The rash does not cause pain or itchiness but is simply annoying to look at and I was wondering what was causing it. I have had the rash of spots for a few years.





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    hi i am 13 and i have hit puberty, i have these spots on the bottom of my penisnear the balls. they are tan colored and some have brown dots on them also i have some on my legs but they are a lot smaller and i think is shows where the hair is growing on my leg or it a rash i have. the rash is not bad its just a stress rash i have had for a long time. can you tell me what they are or if its normal?





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    I have a reoccurring red bumpy rash that appears under my breasts, it is not a heat rash as it happens in all weathers. It is not at all itchy but it is painful and sore. Since this has been occurring I also seem to have little skin coloured spots/pimples that started under my breasts and seem to be slowly spreading to my tummy and neck, these do not disappear like the rash does.





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    i get that sometimes - its caused by heat and sweat, its not heat rash as such but more that the environment is causing the skin to rub together. try something like sudocreme until the actual sore bits have healed and then use talc under your breasts to keep the area dry (dont use deodorant. i've tried it and it creates a rash all of its own since its too harsh for that area) the little skin coloured spots *do* sound like a rash of some description, especially if they're spreading - go along to your doctor and ask them to check it out.

    Thanks Eleni, i will go to my gp the next time i have a falere up so he can see the full problem.

    hello im 22 male and i have got this bad rash on my back. i have been to my GP, she gave me a bottle called DERMOL (600) but dont seem to be doing anything. it still itches and when i scratch, i bleed. i cant wear white shirts or any bright coloured cloths only dark or coloured cloths. any help please thanks





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    i get that sometimes - its caused by heat and sweat, its not heat rash as such but more that the environment is causing the skin to rub together. try something like sudocreme until the actual sore bits have healed and then use talc under your breasts to keep the area dry (dont use deodorant. i've tried it and it creates a rash all of its own since its too harsh for that area) the little skin coloured spots *do* sound like a rash of some description, especially if they're spreading - go along to your doctor and ask them to check it out.

    I have a rash type skin condition. its kind of like orangy coloured blotchy patches all over my chest, stomach and back. It started off very small but just seems to be spreading slowly but consantly. also when i tan i get the same sort of thing but it is awhite coloured. any ideaswhat it is and what i can do to help it stop spreading and stop it being so notcible?





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    why does my foot have like a brown coloured rash around the top of my foot leading to the lower ankle? it is very dry and has been there for roughly two months. ive had various creams from the doctors but none seem to work. I am worried it could be cancer.





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    ive had a purple rash on my stomach around my belly button and the same colour rash on the base of my spine. when the rash was discovered on my spine i had a blister that started small and grew till it burst. the rash isnt itchy but is hot to the touch. since the rash appeared 5 months ago ive also had constant headaches im not sure whats going on please can you help me?





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    I'm 16 and iv had unprotected sex a few weeks ago. Today I noticed a painful lump inwards on my vagina lip, I also checked and there's a rash of yellow/white coloured tiny dots. I don't know what this is. The lump is sore and irritable.





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    Hi, im 21years old and I have a strange rash on the top of my stomach it has spread all on my back and is moving up to my chest. Its not itchy but very annoying and uncomfortable. The rash started in january and has just gotten worse. The doctor said that it was a run down rash and that i should'nt worry and it will go away on its own but it hasn't!!!! The rash can flare up and die down again. |Its mostly circluar and redish and swells slighty. please help





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    I have a browny/red rash on my body. It started on my chest then spread to my arms,belly and hips. I have had it for about 5 years now and recently as spread to my feet and hands. The rash does not itch, but when i exercise the spotty rash becomes really red. Do you know what it is and is there anything i can take to get rid of the rash?





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    I've had this weird rash on my wrist for about 5 months now and I've been to many doctors and each provided me with a different ointment or cream. I tried them all and the rash would be almost completly gone but then it'll come back worst than ever. The doctor said that it was just an allergy rash but I'm not sure what I'm allergic to, right now I'm not allowed to eat beef, milk, eggs, peanuts, oranges and shellfish. I don't know what's wrong with my rash and it's making me really self-conscious that it's not healing. Please help me.





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    I have a really sore rash under both my boobs, can anyone advise me, if there is a name for it, or has anyone else got/had this. The rash itself is, very red and angry looking, the skin under my breast sort of peels, it can get very itchy, l keep putting Sudocrem on the rash, which seems to cool it, but does not take it away. I wear a sports bra most of the time apart from bedtime. I am a 38b and like a lot of ladies, my boobies have decided to go south. Can anyone give me any advice on this horrible rash? Thank you in anticipation.





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    Sounds like a fungus such as those that cause athletes foot or jock itch. They like warms places where moisture is present such as underneath your breasts where sweat can accumulate. Check with your doctor to be sure, but an antifungal cream may work.

    Go to ur gp and ask for betnavate cream

    i have problems with my left eye. i was wearing coloured lenses and my freind hit my left eye accidently with her hands it was hurtin me at da time when i got home my eye was saw and red. the next day i wore the lenses. my eye got worse.i went to my GP da doc gve me eye drops. i had infection. it wz relly saw n watery and red. a month later i wore the coloured contact lens. my right eye was perfectly fine but my left eye waz hurtin. so i obught new pair of coloured contect lens. same thing wiv my left eye. i dont know why it happens. Can you help me? thanks.





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    I have had eczema since I was little and I am now used to it. However recently I have noticed that I have developed a rash on my back it is very itchy and sore. This rash only appears during the summer months, I use the creams that the doctor has prescribed to me for my eczema but this isn't helping the rash on my back. Please could you help me because having this rash causes me great discomfort everyday.





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    I have recently come up in a redish rash on my arms and thighs it is really itchy and and im worried what it is. I have booked a doctors appointment, however I don't want to over react because it seems a bit like a heat rash but there is so much of the rash if that makes sense. I hope it is nothing.





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    hello i'm 17, i have noticed a red rash on my testis for a couple of weeks now,i have put vasiline on it which temparalry removes the rash but keeps coming back, am i in danger of having something deadly? or is it just an extreme case of nappy rash?





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    I have been suffering with a rash for nearly a year now.Started off with a throat infection which i was given penicillin for then came the rash... Drs won't say i am allergic to penicillin though.afetr 6 months of rash and swelling I have been refered to a skin specialist. Given me anti histamine plus Montelukast which has done nothing.GP has given me steroids as it got so bad.Consultant said this would be a last resort:( So I am chasing up appointment for help.I am so very down about it.It is making my life a misery,I am getting married next summer....and am in turmoil rash will ruin my day. Any drs on here with any positive help???





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    hi I am a 55yr female, I have had a rash on my shoulders neck and scalp, it looks like small red blisters it is really itchy, i have had antibiotics and betnovate cream, the rash hasn't cleared up, I have developed a red nettle like rash above my groin. any advice please. Di





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    i have sum flesh coloured spots on my penis and scrotum and have been there for a while and hair seems to be growing out of some of them and my scrotum has lots of grey coloured hair on it but i dont feel any pain from it and i just want to know what it is because i would be embaraced if anyone ever saw





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    Hi I have a 1 year old he gets a rash red circles n white in the middle took him to doctors they not sure if its A allergy it comes and go and gets worse ie all over his body I have noticed if his sister takes toys away or he crys the rash apears and then a couple of hours later the rash goes could you give me advise please





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    Im 16 years old, and i do get this white coloured discharged but it onli started happening when i turn 15 i think but i started puberty when i was 9. Ive never had sex or had a boy finger me but im affraid when if a boy does want to do so and they go down inside my knickers and feel something wet on my knickers, im affraid they might think ive wet myself and i dont know what to say to them, also if i do ever have sex and i take my knickers off, there might be the white coloured discharge left behind and im scared of what the boy may think. i also get this smell which smells like what people say is fish or i dont know what the proper name for it is and it accures even after ive washed, i dont know what to do to get rid of that smell and what do i say to the boy who does witness the coloured discharge? please help me i find it very embarrassing and sorry if it dont make sense at some points





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