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71 y/o male developed bilateral macula popular rashes on thighs with no crusting. ER doc said hives however the rashes have not decreased.
My husband has a bilateral forearm rash that looks much like hives. It has been present now for over a month. It does not itch, skin is dry. Ideas?
See a doctor: Those non itchy skin rashes can be a lot of things depending on how old your husband is. Risk for malignancy is higher in older individuals. Since it has been there for several months, it is a good idea to come see a dermatologist to get a correct diagnosis and rule out malignancies. ...Read more
Why bilateral armpit rash after swimming 1 min? I cannot use antihistamines 'cos severe anticholinergic effects (dysphonia, dry mucose). Montelukast.
Topical creme: There are multiple topical compounded cremes and ointments containing antihistamines which can be applied locally but not get absorbed systemically. Ask your doctor to prescribe some. ...Read more
My 13 yr old daughter has an annular petechial edged rash on bilateral lower extremities for 8 weeks now with low grade temp n headache. Not fungal?
Possible: But not likely...Usually, medical conditions that can lead to rash and sores on the legs can also be the cause of kidney inflammation and protein loss in the urine. Protein losss is usually the result and not the cause. However, if you have a significant amount of protein loss, it can lead to leg swelling and fluid retention increasing cellulitis and redness. Sores can be from pressure. ...Read more
White tongue, and just broke out in a flat rash on bilateral upper arms hot to touch, 2 swollen nodes for 2 months malabsorption, +ana +esr high IgG low vit. D, normal -cbc bmp CT abd/+chest, lymphoma?
I have a burning rash on my forearms, bilateral legs and torso.I had rituxan (rituximab) 2.5 weeks ago and octagam 1 week ago rash started 4 days ago. Interaction?
Bilateral calf/knee pain after rest. Pain subsides with movement. Calves tender to touch. No redness, rash, swelling. No strenuous exercise before.
Get an evaluation: Pain in the calf area usually comes from one of the 2 muscles in the area (gastrocnemius or soleus) but it can be cause by referred pain from other structures. Visit your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more