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A 21-year-old member asked:

My mum has a red blotchy rash all over her body, especially her legs. some are small and some are.big covering her elbows. what is it?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 72 years experience
Red blotchy rash: It could be almost anything. I would have to know how long she's had it; what medication she may be taking; how old is she; and does it itch? From your description it could be a rash from a medication she has be taking; she may have a condition called psoriasis (happens often on the elbows); and without a photo there is no way of telling. A dermatologist would be your best bet for her.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Uncertain: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment.
Last updated Jan 14, 2019


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