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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Could be ringworm: This sounds like what is commonly called ringworm, or tinea corporus. This is a common infection caused by a fungus. It is easily treated with Lamisil ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You may try warm compresses for a few days, as the blood clot in the tissue ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
"heat rash?": When you get this rash, get an appt so the dr can see it, and then the diagnosis would be made and the best treatment could start. If only when sweat ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Swee below: Warm soaks and passive stretching should help the itching.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Sure: See a dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Nerve or paresthesi: This could be a pinched nerve but also paresthesias or uncomfortable skin sensations. Your physician can help clarify
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See your PCP to be -: Properly diagnosed and treated. Your symptoms could be from neuropathy, menopause or from other medical issues that your pcp would be able to diagn ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
How old are you?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Ice: And elevation. What was the injury? Consult podiatrist.
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A male asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience in Podiatry
Well, : Well, you so seem to be describing athlete's foot, a topical fungal infection, although there are other skin disorders that could also cause itching a ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roschmann
45 years experience in Rheumatology
Stasis dermatitis : Some people who have chronic swelling of their legs and feet due to edema may eventually developed a type of rash called stasis dermatitis. This is a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
35 years experience in Wound care
Cellulitis signs: Cellulitis is an infection of the skin that begins locally then starts to spread systemically. It can itch and sting if the skin is stretched from t ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Jock itch: Normally, no.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
Dr. Ira Katz answered
23 years experience in Endocrinology
Need Evaluation: This can be a lot of things, first thing that comes to mind is pemphigus, a skin condition that blisters and if rubbed the skin can slough off. You c ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
24 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Chondromalac/compart: When knees develop early tendonitis change, there can be periods of flare where inflammation and pain can develop behind the kneecap due to cartilage ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Looks like you have multiple medical and emotional issues and can't be sure that some of your problems may be from the side effects of drugs. You need ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Many reasons: Could be swelling around the area that stretches the skin, this will cause a sensation that is similar to itchyness. Also, could have fungal infectio ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Irritation? Fungus?: This is common area for fungal infection which would require antifungals such as lamisil, (terbinafine) micatin, lotrimin. Pther possibilities include ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: A dermatologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat this problem. I would be concerned about scabies which can cause these symptoms.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Compartment syndrome: If leg is swollen, two biggest concerns are a blood clot (which would not resolve with a cortisone injection) and compartment syndrome which is where ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Odd: Two possibilities come to mind. If the redness is only on one thigh then it is possible you have shingles. If it is on both thighs then it is not sh ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Usually...: ...It looks like a reddish scaly eruption, spreading outward from the groin area, with a distinct border at the furthest edge. Other things can cause ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dhaval Shah
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mosquito bite: The itching is actually a response of the immune system to antigens that are present in the mosquitoes saliva. Mosquito injects a bit of its saliva, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience in Pediatrics
Not typical sx: Typically with DVT you get swelling, warmth, discoloration and tenderness in the leg. Sounds more like a nerve problem. I'd discuss it with your p ... Read More

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