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I have two separate rashes on my left calf. It doesn't itch. It does feel warm to the touch. But no pain. Do I need to see a doctor?

I have two separate rashes on my left calf. It doesn't itch. It does feel warm to the touch. But no pain. Do I need to see a doctor?

Yes if persistent: It is not easy to tell what caused the rash especially without an exam. Although it is unlikely to help, there is no harm in trying some topical cortisone cream on the rash for a week or so. If the rash fails to improve, then see you doctor. I was away for a long vacation and thus did not get a chance to answer your question. ...Read more

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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 rash that itchy, burning, and is painful on my left leg. I also have vericoss veins. What cause this?

I have a rash that itchy, burning, and is painful on my left leg. I also have vericoss veins. What cause this?

Itchy rash: It will be hard to give you an answer without looking at the rash, you need to see your doctor about it for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I do not have a rash it is the skin pigmentation causing blotchy like darker circles on my left calf muscle? Is this circulation ?

I do not have a rash it is the skin pigmentation causing blotchy like darker circles on my left calf muscle? Is this circulation ?

Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read more

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My left calf is itchy but I have no rash nor bumps. It's itchy from inside tho. What can I do? It goes away for a while but comes back.

My left calf is itchy but I have no rash nor bumps. It's itchy from inside tho. What can I do? It goes away for a while but comes back.

Could be irritated n: this could be an irritated nerve. I was suggest you discuss this with your physician to see if there's other issues that we don't know but at this point ...Read more

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I get warm sensations in my left calf, and it seems that I have some type of quarter-sized fungal rash. Could there be a correlation?

Probably not: Go to the drug store and get some Clotrimazole or lotrimin cream. Rub this into the rash 2 x each day. If there is no improvement, then you most likely do not have a fungal rash and you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What could cause swelling of feet and ankles with bright red rash to mid calf. B p is always good 128/68, no fever. Had this exact thing month agp?

What could cause swelling of feet and ankles with bright red rash to mid calf.  B p is always good 128/68, no fever.  Had this exact thing month agp?

Stasis Dermatitis: This sounds like stasis dermatitis. This is a condition that is caused by compromised venous circulation. The veins in the legs loose their sturdiness as we age, decreasing the ability of those veins to return blood back up the legs to the heart for recirculation. This causes pooling of blood in the veins of the legs, swelling feet/ankles, and skin irritation (bright red rash). Get it checked. ...Read more

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Vertigo, painful lipoma (calf), burning nerve sensation (off/on) leg, numbness in face around eye (left). Rash behind ear down neck.

Vertigo, painful lipoma (calf), burning nerve sensation (off/on) leg, numbness in face around eye (left).  Rash behind ear down neck.

You are uncomforable: Not all of your symptoms will fit into one neat diagnosis. I'd start with a good neurology exam which can address vertigo, burning leg sensation, numbness of the face. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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