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itchy welts on thighs

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Hives: A rash that appears and goes away and reappears is urticaria. The cause is often difficult to determine. If you do figure out what is causing it avoid ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hive: The welt you describe sounds like a hive. A bite would typically not come and go. Possible you could have developed some type of allergy to bedding o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: Without seeing the welts, i presume they are hives which can often be controlled with antihistamine. There are however many causes for hives and not ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Many things cause: welts or urticaria. to really find out you need to keep both a food diary and product diary (what goes in your body and what goes on your body) but ev ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: Because they are so wide spread i would see a doctor. You may want to try over the counter Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itching and a topical ... Read More
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Hives : Hives, also known as urticaria, are itchy, raised, usually reddish pinkish in color welts found on the skin. In most cases, hives are caused by an al ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Dermatographism: Dermatographism means the ability to write on the skin. People with this form of chronic urticaria are sensitive to touch and pressure, as well as scr ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Dryer sheets are known to irritate skin, but before you blame the allergy on the sheets, try to investigate if food, wool, perfume, or insect bites in ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Try Cortisone cream: If it just came on suddenly, it most likely is some type of allergic reaction and over the counter Hydrocortisone ointment or cream will help resolve ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
MAYBE Athlete's foot: These are often caused by a fungal infection commonly referred to at athlete's foot. There are many different presentations and this is one of them. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Drug reaction: If you have started taking any new medications that caused the rash then try stopping the medicin ad see if it will improve other wise you have to see ... Read More
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