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rash on the back of my legs

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?

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Too many possible : There are just too many rashes that it could be. Have it seen by the doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: See a dermatologist, obtain a proper diagnosis and start appropriate treatment.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: This may be a stubborn contact dermatitis or a yeast infection seen in areas of moisture and friction. Wear cotton underwear, avoid tight fitting jean ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Levi Lehv
Dr. Levi Lehv answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Leg itch: A natural question would be to ask if you came in contact with Poison Ivy or Poison Oak. In any event, if the rash is not spreading you can try Lotri ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Did you see a derm?: Did you see a dermatologist about it? If no response to treatment, they can have a biopsy of the rash and determine what it is.
A female asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
9 years experience Family Medicine
Difficult to tell: It is tough to tell what this rash could be due to, just based on your general description. The possibilities may include ringworm, psoriasis, eczema, ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Lots: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. There are many diseases that can cause a leg rash.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash : Much more information is needed. A rash is best evaluated by a doctor in person, or with photos. You can set up a video online visit if you would like ... Read More
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

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