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shingles rash on leg pictures

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Shingles: Your son probably has had his first chicken pox shot which will give him some good protection. Not touching or getting near your shingles helps him n ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Gilbert
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Don't be offended: Be safe, get checked. That is a large number of places to have shingles erupt all at the same time. Your physician is doing his due diligence and ma ... Read More
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Dr. David Mcadams
23 years experience Internal Medicine
You should be tested: Try not to be offended, your doc has your best interest in mind and is being complete in the work up. 'Shingles' usually appears in a dermatome (mean ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Only if the: Lesions have completely crusted over.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes zoster: Yes. This sounds very much like shingles.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs exam: Cannot answer this question without appropriate physical exam.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Siegel
35 years experience Pain Management
Dermatology Consult: There are many potential causes for the rash you are describing. Without a thorough examination and possibly other testing, the cause cannot be dete ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Lesion: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
No: It is difficult ot evaluate a rash only from an email, and there are subtle changes that you can see in person that a two dimensional image misses. Yo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorrie Klein
36 years experience Dermatology
Leg rash: Could be from shaving, if it's spreading it could be folliculitis. You might need an antibiotic so see your dermatologist.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
41 years experience Dermatology
No real answer: Best is any change in color or texture of the skin.
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