Category Archives: Allergies

Red Rashes on the Face Near Nose

Red Facial Rashes Adjacent to Nose Q: I am a 40 years old male, having red rashes beside my nose since 9 years. These rashes are very light red surfaced during the noon to night; every morning comparatively very low in appearance. Detailed background is as under. Earlier, in the year of 1999-2000, some pigmentation […]

What Causes Itchy Skin Rashes All Over the Body?

Why Do Skin Rashes With Itch Appear All Over the Body? Q: I’m a 15 year old girl. Red, itchy scratch marks started appearing all over my body without any self-infliction. – By Christina Reply: Any skin condition with symptoms like redness, itch etc. is medically called eczema. There can be many causes for this. […]

Managing Patchy Skin Rashes That Itch

Causes of Itchy Skin With Bumpy Patches Q: I am having itchy patches on my bums. Please help me. I am a girl and I am 17 years old. – By Juhi Reply: It would be difficult to comment without actually seeing those patches (If possible, send a picture of those lesions). The commonest cause […]

A Case of Side Effects of Trimethoprim Sulfamethoxazole

Adverse Effects of Co-trimoxazole (SMZ-TMP) Q: Hello, I am a 28 year old female who was put on an antibiotic, SMZ-TMP DS, on the 24th. I started taking it on the 25th and began having flu like symptoms. I had severe headaches, neck stiffness, uncontrollable tremors, joint pain, muscle weakness, pain, dizziness, dark pink eyes, […]