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Dry Raise Growth On Skin Leg
So I have these skin growths on my left leg. They are perfect domes, red, raised, about 5 CM wide and 3 CM tall, can psoriasis do that?
Scratched dry skin on my leg 35 f healthy now for about a week it is raised little warm and hurts. Redness size of half dollar. Help leave alone or dr?
Pink spot on thigh that is very dry only itches if I touch it. When I rub over it I can feel it's a little raised. Hoping not skin cancer?
See your derm:
Any new skin lesion or one that is changing should be brought to the attention of your friendly dermatologist. While skin cancers in 25 year olds are not common it does happen occasionally.
Remember to protect your skin by limiting your exposure to UV radiation and when you are out wear sunscreen and cover up as much as possible. ...Read more
Very old slightly raised skin colored 4 mm symm circle side of knee. Dry looking skin when scratched. Defined border. No itching, etc. Wart?
WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING THIS "CIRCLE" ON THE KNEE THERE IS NO WAY THAT I COULD EVEN GUESS WHAT THIS MIGHT BE.
BEST TO SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
Increasing dry skin on eyelids/hands, I work long night shifts and am concerned it might be a diet deficiency. Also have red raised patch behind knee?
Hi, I have an extremely itchy red, raised rash on the inside of my left thigh. It sort of looks like leopard print. Its not dry skin.
Need to be seen: Can't deduce what you have without history and physical examination, kindly see your doctor/dermatologist, good luck ...Read more
In two places on my legs I have what appears to be scratches but instead of being red, the skin is completely black and raised? Should I be concerned?
I have 2 red streaks on my leg that are not raised and look like blood under then skin what could cause that?
Hello, I have a round red mark on my leg, slightly raised and the size of a penny. Feels slightly different to other skin as it's more rough. Thanks!
Nummuliar eczema: It could be nummular eczemaGet a more detailed answer ›
Inflammed rash which covers trunk, legs & arms. I have had it since beginning of april, raised skin with appears flaky & itchs?
Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.
I have a bug bite on my lower leg. Its raised, hard, kind of looks like a burn. Skin is peeling and has itched for over a week. Dime sized?
Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. It is very likely that the team can take care of you but they might also need to discuss things with your primary doctor.
Hope all goes well - the doctors are excellent! ...Read more
Red semi circular spot on my leg at the calf. The size of a pea and has been there for months. The skin is slightly raised and scaly. What is it?
I have white raised bumps on my skin where my legs touched while crossed. Skin feels hot, but not itchy. Is this hives or something else?
Get it checked: This can be allergy, simple irritation and a number of other things. It has to be examined by a dermatologist ...Read more
My wife is 46 and she has little tiny raised bumps on her legs that look like warts. They're about the size of the head of a straight pin. Idea?
See a doctor: They need to be examined to determine what they are. ...Read more
Legs turn purple with white internal blotches and red raised patches on skin when standing for even short period of time (5 min)?
Need more informatio: May be related to the fact you're standing in the blood is pooling, but with the presence of patches of red and raised there are other things we think of. We see this sometimes and people who have elevated immuno globulins call hyperglobulinemia Purpura. You need to discuss with your physician whether it's something as simple as blood pooling or the elevated globulins or something else ...Read more
5 yr old son, with black oval spot on leg surrounded by raised itchy skin. He's been playing in woods lately.
See physician soon: Based upon your description, I am worried about an infection (i.e. MRSA). Please keep very close eye on the size of the oval and see your physician as soon as reasonably possible. If signs of fever, lethargy or any other concernings issues arise, go to the Emergency Room ASAP. ...Read more
I hit my leg & hardly bruised. It was 5 months ago. I hv raised skin bump. Doctor says it is fluid & it will disolve. Sure hasn't so far.
Could be: It could be fluid but probably the fluid blood so you may have a hematoma. Sometimes will resorb at times it may have to be drained. It could also be hardened tissue. You could have an ultrasound see if it is fluid or not. May also watch it a little longer but if it not smaller by now unlikely to get smaller after 5 months. ...Read more
I get extremely itchy skin usually on my legs and when I itch it I get raised bumps and Red pin point dots and it itches more. Should I be concerned?
Dry skin?: Try applying a moisturizer on your legs within 3 minutes after bathing (daily bathing is encouraged) to see if this helps (may take a couple of weeks). Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. If the problem fails to resolve, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hi My son has a bad rash, it is red and raised. His skin feels rough and bumpy. Started on his neck then spread to his back arms are legs. He wears baltic amber beads and when my wife took it off the rash calms down but does not go away. Suggest?
Well, I'ts probably normal, but due to my weight where my legs meet my pelvis sometimes lumps of raised skin will rise. They are uncomfortable, and eventually part of them breaks and blood comes out, and they usually go away. This one is really big.
Skin lesions: Send pictures..Get a more detailed answer ›
Dermatologist question about brown spots on my legs... I am getting brown spots on my legs that are up to the size of a dime. They are circular or oval shaped, are very slightly raised have a rough texture. If I run my fingernail sideways along my skin I
Sounds like seborrhe: Ic keratoses. I would see dermatologist for annual check up and they can discuss how to remove or leave if they are benign and just SK's ...Read more
Jerks from head down to arms, raised plasma viscosity in blood, coldness, weakness and tingling in right arm (happened once) numbness in left leg?
Highviscosity: Take it seriously let a nero and hematologist totally evaluate you may be alarming sign. ...Read more
On legs I have uneven skin, scars, keratosis pilaris, ingrowns, brown pores on calves and raised pores on thighs. Will a light chemical peel help me?
Probably: Don't pay too much. Don't expect permanent result. ...Read more
My skin in very itchy on the top of my legs my bum and my belly. I have no rash or raised bumps. I haven't changed diet. Washing detergent.
Doctor can evaluate: Itching usually means there is histamine being released in the skin, often as part of an allergic reaction to something. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can check to see what might be making the skin itch. Skin dryness, or reactions to foods or medications, can cause itching. Occasionally, a person with internal problems like liver or kidney disease can also get itching. ...Read more
Hot raised skin patches that travel from leg to arm, triamcinolone acetonide not working, I do not have insurance anymore. They get itchy, hot, help.?
Hives are raised, often itchy, red welts on the surface of the skin. They are usually an allergic reaction to food or medicine.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
when you have an allergic reaction to a substance, your body releases histamine and other chemicals into your bloodstream. This causes itching, swelling, and other symptoms. Antihistamines are the treatment of choice. ...Read more