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How to get rid of a bad rash on your leg?

How to get rid of a bad rash on your leg?

Depends: It depends on what kind of rash you have and what is the mechanism for the rash. Thus no good answer without a better description. ...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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I have a bad rash on my legs, and I'm concerned. ?

I have a bad rash on my legs, and I'm concerned. ?

Dermatologist: Much more description of your rash is needed in order to make a diagnosis. Various possibilities include heat rash, allergic reaction to poison ivy, clothing,cosmetics, insect bites, eczema,etc. You need an examination by your physician or a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My roomate had ACL surgery 2 weeks ago and has developed a bad rash on her leg for the past 4 days. It is getting worse and very itchy.

Let her surgeon know: From your description, it is impossible to know for sure; however, a rash near the operative site may be a sign of infection and this needs to be evaluated and possibly treated. Do not delay in having this evaluated. ...Read more

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Bad rash on my legs, lower stomach, breasts. Can it be pupp?

Bad rash on my legs, lower stomach, breasts. Can it be pupp?

Maybe?: Usually linted to abdomen and not severe. There are other rashes which occur in pregnancy including herpes gestationis. It is est be seen by obstetrician and dermatologist for diagnosis and coordinated treatment. ...Read more

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Dr says my daughter has hand, foot, & mouth disease, but she also has bad blistery rash in belly, back, legs, & diaper area, & petichae is this norm?

Dr says my daughter has hand, foot, & mouth disease, but she also has bad blistery rash in belly, back, legs, & diaper area, &  petichae is this norm?

Probably yes: Hand-foot-mouth disease typically causes maculopapular and vesicular rash over hands, feet, and mouth. Maculopapular rashes are noted on buttock and groin as well. ...Read more

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I have rashes on my inner thighs and backs of my legs that itch bad i scratch them till they bleed I have had these for longer than a couple years?

I have rashes on my inner thighs and backs of my legs that itch bad i scratch them till they bleed I have had these for longer than a couple years?

Jock itch: Sounds like you have atopic contact dermatitis- which is secondarily infected with fungus. First- see a md as rashes can not be correctly diagnosed without actual visualization. Second- need appropriate therapy for both infection and atopy. Third- need prevention - so it does not come back. ...Read more

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I have been getting petechial rashes on my ribs and legs. I also have petechiae on my arms, scattered however. I've heard causes are bad, but I would like your opinion.

I have been getting petechial rashes on my ribs and legs. I also have petechiae on my arms, scattered however. I've heard causes are bad, but I would like your opinion.

Evaluation: Petechiae can be caused by benign causes as well as serious causes. Simple things such as straining, lifting, crying etc. can result in the breakage of small capillaries resulting in Petechiae . Medications and herbal supplements can be a cause. Review the medications and supplements you at taking, if you can not find a reason seek the help of your physician. ...Read more

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I have a red rash on the back of my leg and it itches really bad?

I have a red rash on the back of my leg and it itches really bad?

Leg itch: A natural question would be to ask if you came in contact with Poison Ivy or Poison Oak. In any event, if the rash is not spreading you can try Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) creme which is over-the-counter. This should help to clear it up. If the rash is spreading you should probably see a Dermatologist. ...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