Causes Of Spots Appear On The Back, Chest, And Armpits?
My dad is 52 years old, has spots like smallpox and always feels hot all the time. There was also swelling on the left back in the middle. The spots spread to the back, chest, armpits and face. I wonder why? How to handle it?
Freckles on the body can be caused due to various causes. from the situation you are experiencing, spots appearing on the back, chest, and armpits may be caused by a shingles.
Herpes zoster is a reactivation of varicella zoster (chicken pox), so that the cause of shingles is the same as chicken pox. Shingles is more common in older people. Shingles can cause symptoms such as the appearance of bouncy chickenpox-like patches, the patches are usually clustered on one side of the body, feel hot and itchy, and can spread to other areas such as the chest and armpits. If it is caused by shingles, then it needs treatment using certain antivirals, and possibly antihistamine or anti-inflammatory drugs to reduce inflammation that occurs. Shingles can take weeks to heal.
But besides that, the condition you are experiencing can also be caused by other causes such as:
Miliaria / prickly heat irritant contact dermatitis, allergic scabies / scabies, therefore, it is recommended that you immediately consult a dermatologist, so that the doctor can examine your condition directly, and provide the right therapy for you. do not use any drugs because they can make your situation worse.
It is important not to scratch the rash. clean the body regularly with a clean towel if sweating. avoid exposure to cigarette smoke. bathe with an over-the-counter antipseptic soap. Do not exchange clothes or clothes with other people.
the following article you can read about shingles
may be useful. thank you