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A 20-year-old female asked:

I have just developed a painful rash around my knee; one huge painful itchy spot while i've noticed lots of small ones around it, what could this be?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Skin infection: You can try OTC Neosporin topically; hoever, this sounds like a spreading infection- consult your physician for an appointment.
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion . Keep the area clean and apply topical antibiotics. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of oral antibiotics/X-ray /labs.

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