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i have a rash that appears on the inside of my elbow that itches and then goes away for few weeks what is it

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: The appearance of eczema can vary from person to person. In adults, eczema occurs most frequently on the hands and elbows, and in "bending" areas such ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Rash: Need to see the rash before suggesting anything
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Sensitive skin: It is possible that you have developed a reaction something. Anything from sweat to perfume/cologne and many other things. Eczema is also possible. ... Read More
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Go: Go to er or an urgent care. This may be thrombophlebitis or an infection that has gotten into your bloodstream.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely not dangerous: There are many potential answers but it is unlikely to be dangerous. Consult your doctor who may refer you to a dermatologist.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Send pics: Possibly herpes zorster / shingles. Suggest HD pic to confirm diagnosis.
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Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
30 years experience Phlebology
Cellulitis: The red streaks suggest a cellulitic process for which you may need intravenous antibiotics. Better head to the emergency room for evaluation and trea ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to know: Your post does not give the age of the kid or why you relate rashes in small areas to allergy. Food diaries, skin & blood allergy tests have benef ... Read More
A 11-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eczema: Those areas are the common place of eczema in children. You can try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream a few times a day. Use a lot of moisturizer ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: If it is truly related to the codeine, stop the codeine. Then Benadryl (diphenhydramine) - likely 25 - 50 mg every 6 hours as needed. Hydrocortisone ... Read More

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