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what can i do to address an elbow rash?

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 35 years experience
Dermatitis: You need to see a clinician to determine the diagnosis. There are many causes for what you describe.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What should I do about elbow pain due to a deployed side air bag?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Need exam to assess: You likly only sustained soft tissue trauma or a bruise from the force dissipated onto your elbow when the air bag deployed. A thorough examination, possible x-rays, and even an MRI may be used to figure out exactly what was injured.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

Rash on my inner thighs but will not go on my penis! itches really bad. When scratched, area becomes very dry!?

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Dr. Ish Rawal
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Jock itch: Sounds more like a tinea infection. U should keep the area clean and dry. Don't rub or scratch as it makes the rash worse. Heat n sweat r not good. Otc anti fungal powder/ cream can be tried.
A 48-year-old member asked:

How can arm pain from pitching be treated?

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Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Rest: For a 49 y.O to have pain from pitching can be anything to overuse, muscle strain, impingement, torn rotator cuff, torn labrum. Should be checked out.
A 37-year-old member asked:

How can I treat the red bumps on the back of my upper arms?

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Dr. John Despain
Dermatology 37 years experience
Keratosis pilaris: This is a sign you are irritating or over drying your skin. You may need a prescription but most of my pts with this do better if they use gentler products when bathing and a good moisturizer.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What can be done for a Lyme disease rash when it's painful?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Lyme rash: A bull-s eye rash typical of lyme disease can beome infected. The bacterial cause is usually staph or strep which the usual antibiotic, doxycycline, does not cover. An additional antibiotic maybe needed. Please consult your doctor.

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