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Burning Red Rash On Leg
I have burning red rashes on my arms, legs and body. No blisters or fluids. NP says it may be allergy. How can I reduce the burning and calm the rash?
RASH ARMS LEGS BODY:
DON'T KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD THIS.
BUT DO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST SOON. . . ...Read more
Male 24. Have circular red rashes on inner thighs beside testicles. Feel heat, burning & itchiness. Painful, have to walk with legs apart. Help please?
Ankle rash: Spreading rash involving only the ankle regions would suggest a reaction to something that came in contact with the skin there. It could be clothing like Sox or material from shoes. Bilateral bacterial infection (cellulitis) unlikely. If rash spreads to other areas of the body, it would speak against a contact skin eruption. A physician or dermatologist should examine you if rash persists or worsen ...Read more
I have a red rash on my right hip, I feel a burning, itching and pain. Don't think it's poison ivy, maybe shingles? Nothing on torso, just my hip & leg
Dermatology Consult: There are many potential causes for the rash you are describing. Without a thorough examination and possibly other testing, the cause cannot be determined. The best specialist to evaluate this kind of problem would be a dermatologist. ...Read more
Rash: You should see you doctor or a dermatologist to have your rash evaluated. There are a number of different possibilities and they can't be diagnosed without examination and testing history of the development of the rash as well as fungal cultures will be helpful. Treatment before adequate diagnosis may make it more difficult to diagnose. ...Read more
Periodic months-long rash on arms and legs, worse with water and exercise, red small bumps, itches and skin peels easily leaving burning red skin,?
Dermatologist: For such a persistent, extensive and uncomfortable eruption it's time to consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. This may be a stubborn form of eczema that requires a skilled specialist. ...Read more
Husband has very red skin w/yellow blisters in his crotch and inside leg area. Temperature 99.9. Yesterday just looked like a heat rash w/itching and burning. Today seems much worse. The reddest I have ever seen
This rash could be a few different things.
- impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria - either streptococcus or staph. This needs to be treated with antibiotics.
- contact dermatitis is skin inflammation. It can be caused by plants such as poison ivy or poison oak or it can be from contact of a chemical or item that a person is particularly sensitive to. This is usually treated with steroid creams or oral steroids.
- viral illness such as chicken pox, shingles or herpes can also cause painful blisters on a red base. This can be treated with anti-virals or just needs to run its course depending on the severity of the infection.
The best thing to do is to contact his doctor and have him seen, since each possible problem requires different treatments. Good luck. ...Read more
Itchy slightly burning rash on my arms, hands, fingers, legs and scrotum. Its not raised, but is slightly red. No distinct shape. No meds or allergy?
Here are some. ..: Since not urgent, so, still make effort to watch & identify potential offending factors in living environment and lifestyles besides tracing down if any family members have similar conditions as yours or if it's related with seasonal or hot muddy weather. Hopefully, you may find the causes for your itchy rashes in time after exhausting personal & professional efforts so to live on more comfortably ...Read more
Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme
Unrelated symptoms: And sketchy picture, you need to be examined, tell your doctor what you are anxious about, you might need an STD testing, trust your doctor, your information is confidential, good luck ...Read more
Recently moved-no PCP. Went to urgent care, given fluconazole. Still have burning, itching, redness, rash on inner thigh. Help!
I'm a 23 year old male and I live a healthy life but I have this red burning itchy rash behind my knee, I am taking cream for it but it burns so much?
This is a: Common spot for eczema. You may need a different cream like a medium to high potency steroid. Show your doctor. ...Read more
Burning behind the knee, especially with cold, with small swelling, no redness and no purplish, can be nerve? Leg hurt a little, started 3 days ago.
Question cut off.: Please resubmit with a specific question. Thanks. ...Read more
Burning sensation behind the knee of the right leg especially with the cold, with small swelling, no redness, no purplish, can be nerve? Started 3days
? popliteal cyst?: Your symptoms are likely due to a popliteal cyst, also called a Baker's Cyst. It is a bursal fat pad that has become inflammed from weather or altered gait, among other causes. Anti-inflammatories are often prescribed for it, in fairly high doses, such as ibuprofen 600-800mg three to four times per day. If that doesn't work after a week or so, drainage and steroid injection may be necessary, . ...Read more
The skin by scrotum and legs is making a lot of foul clear slime. Start last night with redness and burning. What is it and what do I do?
Used hair removal cream for 6 mins on my legs which had some scratches. Now there's a LOT of redness & burning bumps. Is this severe and how do I treat?
RED & BURNING LEGS:
HAIR REMOVAL CREAMS CAN BE VERY IRRITATING.
MOST OF THEM CONTAIN CHEMICALS CALLED THIOGLYCOLATES.
YOU, ESSENTIALLY, HAVE A FIRE.
HOW DO YOU PUT OUT A FIRE?
WATER, WATER, AND MORE WATER.
COMPRESSES WITH WARM -- NOT HOT OR COLD-- WATER WITH A CLOTH. APPLY IT FOR 10 OR 15 MINUTES EVERY 3 or 4 HOURS.
NO SOAP OR ANYTHING ELSE! ...Read more
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
When I eat oatmeal my legs and feet swell. The swelling is also accompanied with burning and redness, like from retaining water. Why does this happen?
Poss oat allergy: I would see your doctor and be tested for an oat allergy. I would avoid oat products until confirmed either way. If a true allergy the reactions could escalate ...Read more
All of a sudden both of my feet swelled up, began to itch and burn. The itching and burning goes up the legs to the knees. No redness. Didn't walk a l?
You should see a: Doctor there are many reasons feet can swell including but not limited to high blood pressure, incompetent veins, lymphedema, kidney dysfunction, side effect of medication etc...itching and or burning is not uncommon when someone has swelling of extremities. You need to find out the etiology of the swelling. ...Read more