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A 56-year-old female asked:

For a few weeks now, i've had itchy areas on my arms and legs. they start out as tiny little spots. then i started scratching and they become red, itchy rashes. i have 2 places on my left arm, 1 on my right and behind both of my legs (knee area). what

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Dry skin?: First try applying a moisturizer all over your body within 3 minutes after bathing and see if this helps. For the rash, topical hydrocortisone for a few days may be helpful. However if this is a persistent or worsening problem, I would recommend a dermatology consult.
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