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What to do if I have red dots on back of knee rash help?

What to do if I have red dots on back of knee rash help?

Assessment.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Itchy feeling at the back of both my knees no rash or cuts. Does feel dry but no dry skin viable? What could be causing it?

Itchy feeling at the back of both my knees no rash or cuts. Does feel dry but no dry skin viable? What could be causing it?

Eczema: Use a cream containing a ceramide such as Eucerin Eczema Relief or Aveeno (oatmeal) Eczema Care, especially after washing. Wash with skin cleanser made for dry skin such as Dove. Try hydrocortisone cream. If this does not do enough, your DR. will give you a prescription steroid cream. No cure. So you will be doing maintainance off and on for a long time. ...Read more

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For 5+yrs IV had progressive/extreme fatigue joint/neck/back pain headaches rash on knees/elbows, tingling/burning/pain legs feet arms hands. Ideas?

For 5+yrs IV had progressive/extreme fatigue joint/neck/back pain headaches rash on knees/elbows, tingling/burning/pain legs feet arms hands. Ideas?

Also Lyme disease: If you have been bitten by a tick or live near the woods (or frequently go camping), consider getting tested for Lyme disease as well. Some of the symptoms, especially the (migratory?) rash are reminiscent of Lyme disease. ...Read more

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My 4 yr old son suffers from itching, rashes and redness after every 7-10 days behind his knees & back of his thighs, hips and elbow joints?

My 4 yr old son suffers from itching, rashes and redness after every 7-10 days behind his knees & back of his thighs, hips and elbow joints?

Eczema: Eczema is a skin problem which causes dry, itchy skin, especially in the areas you mentioned. It can come and go for years. Bathe with plain water, only mild soap as needed, no scrubbing. Pat dry and apply a good moisturizer (no fragrance, thick, not a watery lotion) regularly. If it worsens and causes raw skin, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a red rash on my left back knee, what is that?

I have a red rash on my left back knee, what is that?

Be seen: It could be either eczema or perhaps a fungal infection, but you need to see your physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is this rash on the back of my knee and inside of my elbow?

What is this rash on the back of my knee and inside of my elbow?

Eczema: This is typical of eczema and will respond to prescription cortisone. An exam might reveal something else. OTC hydrocortisone is usually not potent enough but no harm in trying. ...Read more

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Rash on back of thigh and behind knees. Sat too long?

Rash from sitting: Possibly. There are many causes of skin rashes in these areas, but sweating and friction is a common cause on the back of the upper legs. ...Read more

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What could have caused me to have a bruise and rash on the back of my knee?

What could have caused me to have a bruise and rash on the back of my knee?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more