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red and purple itch rash on butt and legs

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Could be anything: This could be a simple fungal infection, dermatitis or something serious such as a melanoma. See your doctor for a proper skin examination / dermoscop ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience 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 66-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
38 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: This sounds like eczema. It could also be psoriasis but psoriasis does not always itch.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: If the discolored lesion is only days old, it could have been an insect bite with some leakage of blood under the skin. The associated itching makes t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Although itchy skin per se is not alarming, when it is associated with purple veins on legs , the problem is likely serious. See your doctor asap.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
?Shingles?: You are a little young but it can happen in any age group. If the rash is only on one side and is painful / itchy with pustules or blisters then I wo ... Read More
A 35-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 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roschmann
45 years experience 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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Requires examination: sounds suspicious and must be observed and examined to diagnose.
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