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I am an obese person, i get burning rashes between the legs due to friction when i walk more. It continues paining. Kindly suggest anasthatic cream.

I am an obese person, i get burning rashes between the legs due to friction when i walk more. It continues paining. Kindly suggest anasthatic cream.

Zinc oxide: An anesthetic cream is not the answer. You have to treat the problem. The best remedy is obviously to try to lose some weight but i'm sure you are doing this. Try to rub zinc oxide paste on the part of the thighs that are rubbing. This is a great skin lubricant that will stay on your skin and continue to help all day. When the rash is bad, try rubbing 1% Hydrocortisone cream under the zinc. ...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 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?

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?

Other concerns: It may not be interactions but rather allergy to either one. The concern is it may not even be that but other problems such as virus infection especially due to immunosuppression. It is best to see your doctor to have it diagnosed. Allergies usually itch not hurt. ...Read more

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I have developed a rash suddenly with bumps on one leg with burning and itching?

I have developed a rash suddenly with bumps on one leg with burning  and itching?

Shingles?: What you describe could be an outbreak of shingles (herpes zoster) which occurs only on one side of the body, breaks out in groups of small blisters that itch and burn. See a doctor to confirm the diagnosis and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Burning skin on leg but no rash, what is wrong?

Burning skin on leg but no rash, what is wrong?

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

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Have a burning sensation up one side of my leg, no rash and no other symptoms. Should i be worried?

Have a burning sensation up one side of my leg, no rash and no other symptoms. Should i be worried?

Depends: Some conditions, the rash appears later. May be a nerve related issue? May be a muscle problem as well (e.g. Tendon injury). If the pain is severe, i'd have your regular doctor give it a check out. ...Read more

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Itchy burning rash on the back of my leg and upper arm, cause?

Itchy burning rash on the back of my leg and upper arm, cause?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is the rash caused by Meloxicam visible? I have a strange burning feeling all over my legs? Should I be concerned?

Is the rash caused by Meloxicam visible? I have a strange burning feeling all over my legs? Should I be concerned?

Usually visible: The rash caused by Meloxicam is usually visible. A burning feeling sounds like some peripheral neuropathy If it doesn't stop after stopping meloxicam you should be examined. ...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