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Rash development during ketogenic diet? [closed]

Going through the third week of a ketogenic diet, i've developed tickling feeling on whole my body, a local rash on my hand ankle has also emerged. What might be the underlying cause?
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How long can an allergic reaction last after exposure to an allergen?

My dad has a skin allergy (rashes, itchiness), and I want to cut out some things from his diet to see if it's causing the problem. But I don't know how long an allergic reaction can last in absence ...
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Does Dermatitis Herpatiformis have a differential diagnosis?

"Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), or Duhring's disease,[1][2] is a chronic blistering skin condition,[3] characterised by blisters filled with a watery fluid.[4] Despite its name, DH is neither related ...
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Dry red patches on face?

Around two or three days ago I noticed some unusual dry red patches started forming on my face. They're dry, rather itchy, and red even though some aren't that red. As of now, I have them under my ...
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Can one be diagnosed with Lupus without the “Butterfly” rash ever occuring?

Theoretically, if one had the majority of the symptoms for Lupus, and even tested positive for SLE via a ANA blood test result, but still hasn't had a "Butterfly" rash ever to appear -- could they ...
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Rash on face, what is the most likely cause and best treatment? [closed]

Okay, I've got a Rash on my face. It's red and blotchy like broken capillaries but smooth to the touch. It doesn't hurt and is not itchy. The closest condition I can describe it to is Rosacea, but not ...
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Bitten by a Hobo Spider. How serious? Going to off-hour clinic tomorrow, but should I go to the ER now? [closed]

Sometime last night I was bitten by what appeared to be a Hobo spider! I live in Vancouver, British Columbia (Pacific Northwest). At first, the bite didn't hurt too much, but hours later, the ...
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Poison Ivy or Spider Bite? [closed]

My wife and I were exposed to poison ivy last Saturday (7/16). I have more rashes that her but she has this rash that keeps expanding, picture below. The small oval with the dark spots showed up ...
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Will food allergy rashes eventually stop appearing?

I've recently noticed that after eating certain food, I develop a minor allergic reaction in form of a small red rash or two, anywhere on my body. The allergic reaction is in my opinion very minor, ...
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Skin lesions: osteomylitis, impetigo or other?

I have an odd rash pattern on my ankle, and it hurts a lot; I've been to two doctors about it who gave very different diagnosis. One said it looked like osteomyletis, the other said it looks like ...
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Rashes on back of knees [closed]

For a few weeks now, I have had inexplicable rashes on the backs of my legs, behind the knee area. It looks like some odd highly-localized form of eczema. They are sometimes itchy, and they get ...