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itchy rash on the back of my leg

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Bites: The toxins that are injected from a bite can easily cause a local numbess and skin changes. Bites usually just cause local swelling and redness ... Read More
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: Rashes are challenging even when the doctor can see them, so even harder in this forum. Small red bumps on both legs make me think of reactions to clo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: Rashes are challenging even when the doctor can see them, so even harder in this forum. Small red bumps on both legs make me think of reactions to clo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
RED ITCHY RASHES: SORRY, STRESS WILL NOT CAUSE THESE. THINK OF INSECT BITES, MEDICATIONS, POISON IVY, ETC DO YOU HAVE A CAT OR A DOG? HOW LONG HAVE THEY BEEN THERE?
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, inse ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: If the rash is moving from a local to a general distribution it is unlikely a simple contact dermatitis like poison ivy. Generalized rashes can be sec ... Read More
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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: From your description there may be an allergic reaction. I would advise letting your PCP know and a dose of over the counter children's anti histamine ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rash: An accurate diagnosis for the cause of a rash will require a physical by an experienced physician or dermatologist. At times a biopsy will be needed.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Palumbo
22 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need a picture: Rashes are tough to diagnose with just limited description. Often even with pictures and biopsies rashes can go undiagnosed. It is important to see ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Cold weather : Can dry our skin and cause itching . Key is to avoid washing with hot water . Use good moisturizing creams , lotions , skin cleansers eg cetaphil, moi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Use steroid cream: It seems you have an acute case of contact dermatitis and may need to see your doctor asap as it is spreading meanwhile take over the counter Benadry ... Read More
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