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Causes Of Elbow 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 ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Neck/Elbow Rash (10 years), sudden Hair Loss, Fatigue, Severe Joint Pain, Heart Flutter/ Chest Spasms, Anemia, muscle Weakness, Headaches, Skin Pain?
Psoriasis: Others possible. See a dermatologist if it bothers you. ...Read more
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
Have a cluster of brown and flat rash above my elbow on my forearm what could be the causes? I have about 7 to 8 brown flat dots, it's been a week
Sorry about this. Please go first to the nearest Emergency facility and they should be able to fully help you.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Mysterious rash: Hard to say what the rash is without a better description or picture. Write back so wecan help you. ...Read more
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
What would cause a bumpy red rash just on the outside of the elbows, and on one more than the other?
Lotions: Keep the area clean and apply topical lotions while it heals. ...Read more
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
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
Allergic: Skin reaction or early infection. You must be seen, examined, diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
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.
Firstly I had a reaction to deoderant which caused a dermatitis like rash in my armpits then followed a few weeks later by what was thought to be burstitis of my elbow, but after it healed all my joints seem to crack constantly and sometimes dull aches in
Rheumatology: While it is possible you might have had a reaction to your deodorant; the presence of a rash, pain and swelling in the joints can also suggest a possible rheumatologist condition, such as lupus for example. So if it does not clear up quickly, you might benefit from a rheumatologist workup. ...Read more
Got a rash on legs knees elbows and buttocks from being at the beach today. Any ideas what caused this? Not itchy- but looked like hives.
Several factors can cause you to be itchy after a trip to the beach. Bugs, like sand fleas and the mosquito, are not uncommon on some beaches. The sand itself can cause irritations, especially to sensitive skin or freshly shaved skin. Another cause could be sweat dermatitis, which is a rash caused when sweat is trapped in the skin. Itching and tiny red spots are a characteristic of this rash.
Rash on back of hands and arms to elbow started with red raised skin and tiny itchy blisters that release clear liquid that causes flaking hot skin?
Rash: You may have pompholyx or dyshidrotic eczema. Consult a dermatologist for active therapy. ...Read more