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What can cause an elbow rash?

What can cause an elbow rash?

Eczema : Eczema and psoriasis are common but there are other diseases that could be causing this. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Elbow Rash (Definition)

Rash (exanthem): is a lesion(s) which affects color/ texture/ appearance of skin. This skin eruption may have many possible causes- allergies, medical conditions/ diseases, hormones, or contact with damaging substances. An elbow rash occurs on the joint that connects the upper and lower ...Read more


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Is there some weird thing that would cause elbow rashes in particular?

Is there some weird thing that would cause elbow rashes in particular?

Eczema : Eczema and psoriasis are common but there are other diseases that could be causing this. ...Read more

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Can anybody identify the cause of this rash inside elbows? Reddish raised cured with cortisone

Can anybody identify the cause of this rash inside elbows? Reddish raised cured with cortisone

Can not tell: Could be number of conditions but if it cured with cortisone and there are no other symptoms it is self limited rash. ...Read more

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What can I do to address an elbow rash?

What can I do to address an elbow rash?

Dermatitis: You need to see a clinician to determine the diagnosis. There are many causes for what you describe. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Elbow rash?

What is the definition or description of: Elbow rash?

Rash: Rash (exanthem): is a lesion(s) which affects color/ texture/ appearance of skin. This skin eruption may have many possible causes- allergies, medical conditions/ diseases, hormones, or contact with damaging substances. An elbow rash occurs on the joint that connects the upper and lower portions of the arms. ...Read more

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Why does my son pick at his elbow rash? It never heals.

Why does my son pick at his elbow rash? It never heals.

We are all pickers : Well, it probably won't heal because the picking isn't allowing it to heal. That is always a difficult thing to stop as we all will pick at things on our skin. Some of us have more trouble stopping than others. First, get the rash evaluated. ...Read more

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Is an elbow rash a symptom of menegitis?

Is an elbow rash a symptom of menegitis?

Elbow Rash: Causes of elbow rash: allergies to medicine, cosmetics, food or clothing allergic reaction to poison oak, ivy or sumac rash due to friction with clothing, elbow pads or other surface rash due to insect bites inner elbow rash due to sweating specific skin disorders like eczema, psoriasis, infection, shingles, etc. ...Read more

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Treatment for elbow rash on children?

Treatment for elbow rash on children?

Elbow rash: Elbow rashes in children may be due to eczema or psoriasis. Both may respond to steroids, but for best results see a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more

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Inner elbow rash, could I possibly have a contact skin dermatitis or regular eczema?

Ezcema: Rashes in the "antecubital fossa" (inner elbow) are typical of eczema. So unless something contacts that area alone (not likely) consider ezcema the most likely diagnosis. ...Read more

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Red bumps on my right arm along with what i believe to be elbow rash. I want to know what is causing it, i'm allergic to dust and mold.

Red bumps on my right arm along with what i believe to be elbow rash. I want to know what is causing it, i'm allergic to dust and mold.

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Neck/Elbow Rash (10 years), sudden Hair Loss, Fatigue, Severe Joint Pain, Heart Flutter/ Chest Spasms, Anemia, muscle Weakness, Headaches, Skin Pain?

Neck/Elbow Rash (10 years), sudden Hair Loss, Fatigue, Severe Joint Pain, Heart Flutter/ Chest Spasms, Anemia, muscle Weakness, Headaches, Skin Pain?

Please see someone: It sounds uncomfortable. With so many symptoms you may have a systemic condition, a functional condition like fibromyalgia, or a combination of both. Rheumatologists are experienced at helping you sort all this out. ...Read more

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What can cause a rash on my elbow which is spreading across my arm?

What can cause a rash on my elbow which is spreading across my arm?

Uncertain: 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

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What can cause this rash i get around elbow sometimes. (that was won of worst one)?

What can cause this rash i get around elbow sometimes. (that was won of worst one)?

Mysterious rash: Hard to say what the rash is without a better description or picture. Write back so wecan help you. ...Read more

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I had an itchy dry rash on the inside of my elbows for 3 weeks. What could be the causes?

Probably eczema: This is the classic description of atopic (allergic) eczema. It usually occurs in people with history of allergies, and is made worse by exposure to allergens, scratching the skin, and loss of skin moisture. Treatment is to apply moisturizers liberally, prevent further drying from soaps, etc, and stop scratching. Steroid creams from your doctor can help, too. See your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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What would cause a bumpy red rash just on the outside of the elbows, and on one more than the other?

What would cause a bumpy red rash just on the outside of the elbows, and on one more than the other?

Well : Rashes like this in general can be non-specific inflamation infection or contact dermatitis. Recommend Healthtap consult with pictures to get a specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have a severe itch on my back, scalp, elbows and waist but no rash. What could be the cause?

I have a severe itch on my back, scalp, elbows and waist but no rash. What could be the cause?

Hard to say, but....: Hard to say, but if it continues, please go see a doctor and get checked. There are a lot of things that can cause itching, some more concerning than others - go get checked. ...Read more

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What can cause rash with itching on the hand near the elbow ?

RASH HAND AND ELBOW: HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD THIS? MY ELBOW IS ABOUT SEVEN INCHES FROM MY HAND! COULD YOU BE A BIT MORE SPECIFIC? DEPENDING ON HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD THIS PROBLEM, IT MAY BE ASSOCIATED WITH SOMETHING YOU ARE IN CONTACT WITH. COULD IT BE WORK RELATED? PLEASE SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR OR PCP. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Hi wat can cause rash with itching on your hand near to you elbow?

Hi wat can cause rash with itching on your hand near to you elbow?

Allergic: skin reaction or early infection. You must be seen, examined, diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Non-itchy rash on elbow(s). Have been taking naproxen for 2 weeks. Could that be the cause?

Non-itchy rash on elbow(s).  Have been taking naproxen for 2 weeks. Could that be the cause?

Generally not.......: If due to allergy to naproxen, it will be more generalized or regionalized. ...Read more

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What would cause a rash on the top of hands/feet/elbows after spending time in the sun? The rash on my feet was turning purplish/itchy/raised.

What would cause a rash on the top of hands/feet/elbows after spending time in the sun? The rash on my feet was turning purplish/itchy/raised.

Sun rash: solar dermatitis, you are more sensitive or allergic to the sun. Limit exposure and use sunscreen with high SPF. If you are already using sunscreen of course you could be sensitive to it, consider changing to one used in children, hypo-allergenic ...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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more