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I got bit several time on the leg by a spider a few days ago and now I have developed a rash. What is the quickest remedy?

I got bit several time on the leg by a spider a few days ago and now I have developed a rash. What is the quickest remedy?

Let me explain: Do you know what kind of spider?
Two that are present in the contiguous United States, and more common in the southern states, the black widow spider and brown recluse spider.
Cleanse the wound. Use soap and water. Slow the venom's spread. If the spider bite is on an arm or a leg, tie a snug bandage above the bite and elevate the limb to help slow or halt the venom's spread.
Seek attention. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


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I have red itchy, pinprick, blotchy rash on my leg, what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy, pinprick, blotchy rash on my leg, what is this and treatment?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have itchy rash on legs, foot, and stomach, remedy?

I have itchy rash on legs, foot, and stomach, remedy?

Need to know what it: is first. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I have red flat itchy rash on shoulders, neck, chest, tummy and legs, what is this and treatment?

I have red flat itchy rash on shoulders, neck, chest, tummy and legs, what is this and treatment?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have skin rash which are very itchy on my lower legs and it is spreading up to my thighs. what treatment should I do?

I have skin rash which are very itchy on my lower legs and it is spreading up to my thighs. what treatment should I do?

Rash: 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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Cvi both legs began 2y ago w/edema & purp. Rash.. Now var. & spi. Veins are showing all over legs. Does it usually move this fast with treatment?

Cvi both legs began 2y  ago w/edema & purp. Rash.. Now var. & spi. Veins are showing all over legs. Does it usually move this fast with treatment?

Treatment: You should see a radiologist that specializes in treating veins. Most hospitals have a radiology group that specializes in treating veins. ...Read more

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Hey doc, so I've had this "rash" for some time now. A few weeks actually. My friend had scabies and I was around him a day or two after treatment and then a week or two later I start itching on my legs ankles backs if my knees and nowhere else really. I t

Hey doc, so I've had this "rash" for some time now. A few weeks actually. My friend had scabies and I was around him a day or two after treatment and then a week or two later I start itching on my legs ankles backs if my knees and nowhere else really. I t

Rash: Scabies is very contagious. You need to see your doctor for treatment with permethrine cream to apply as directed & repeat in 1 wk, also benadryl (diphenhydramine) & hydrocortisone cream can alleviate the itching but permethrine cream is the main treatment. Wash clothes, towels & sheets in hot water & dryer. Use ironing as needed. Itching usually persists for a while after treatment. ...Read more

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W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?

W/ hand foot mouth, pediatricians, is it normal for my 2 yr old to develop a rash all over the back of his legs and butt? Small red dots. Treatment?

Yes: The area around the bottom and upper legs is a common additional site of hfm, it just didn't make it to the label when the pattern was being named. If that's the only site and there are no blisters it could be something else. Te variability of hfm is quite diverse, with some having only one area involved. ...Read more

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Red, flaky, itchy rash on both lower legs. I'm guessing it's eczma. Is there any effective home remedies?

Red, flaky, itchy rash on both lower legs. I'm guessing it's eczma. Is there any effective home remedies?

Yes and god one: Pure aloe gel from plant 3-4 times a day, wash with neem or turmeric water, apply paste of bitter gourd 3times a day, cut down on sugars and quit gluten. Vit e lubricates. ...Read more

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Inner thigh heat rash treatment: what are some good lotions to use?

Inner thigh heat rash treatment: what are some good lotions to use?

Need to see it: but you can try corn starch and desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) to start with and make appointment to see dermatologist ...Read more

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Rash on testicles and between thigh and testicles. No sexual activity. What treatment options are available/what could it be? Began running recently.

Rash on testicles and between thigh and testicles.  No sexual activity. What treatment options are available/what could it be? Began running recently.

Jock itch: If running and sweating more, the rash is most likely jock itch, which is a fungal infection, can be treated with over the counter topical medication. All rashes should be looked at by a professional for confirmation. ...Read more

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I had a red, dry, itchy rash on my thigh for 2 weeks that kept getting bigger because I scratched. It stopped itching and turned purple the day I applied fluconazole left-over from vaginal candida treatment. So, was my thigh rash from candida?

I had a red, dry, itchy rash on my thigh for 2 weeks that kept getting bigger because I scratched. It stopped itching and turned purple the day I applied fluconazole left-over from vaginal candida treatment. So, was my thigh rash from candida?

Did it improve?: It is never a good idea to use prescription medication for uses other than for what it was prescribed. That being said the question here is did your rash improve after applying the anti fungal cream? If so then most likely this was a fungal infection. If not improved consider a virtual visit with an image of the area attached and a Healthtap doctor can help you now. ...Read more

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I have a rash under armpits, down arm, and inside thigh. It itches really bad. Could this be shingles, any home remedies? I'm 33

I have a rash under armpits, down arm, and inside thigh. It itches really bad. Could this be shingles, any home remedies? I'm 33

Not shingles: Shingles is almost exclusively only on one side of the body and it tends to be painful. More likely is an allergy to something that is coming in contact with the areas you mentioned e.g. Soap, body creams or lotions. ...Read more

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I have got very itchy rashes on my legs after shaving. Can u tell me how to get rid of this problem? Any natural remedies ?

I have got very itchy rashes on my legs after shaving. Can u tell me how to get rid of this problem? Any natural remedies ?

Shaving rash: Try switching the soap or shaving gel you are using during shaving and use a sensivitve lotion to moisturize (such as eucerin) after shaving is completed. This should reduce/eliminate this problem. ...Read more

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Could there be a home-made treatment to get rid of scars on legs?

Could there be a home-made treatment to get rid of scars on legs?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with time. See a dermatologist or board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options.

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Home remedy for itching legs and hand?

Home remedy for itching legs and hand?

Oatmeal bath: Here is an oatmeal bath recipe: http://herbalacademyofne.com/2015/03/soothing-oatmeal-bath-recipe/ ...Read more

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What's a good home remedy for restless leg syndrome?

What's a good home remedy for restless leg syndrome?

You can try iron: Supplementation, but it that fails, time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Weeping of the lower legs, what causes it and what home remedy is good for it?

Very advanced edema: The causes of this are fairly serious problems in the vascular system. Sufficient blockage creates so much lymphatic back-pressure that vessels rupture and fluid seeps out finally through the skin. The internal damage is fairly advanced by this time so other than actions/positions that might feel a bit less painful. Raised leg positions & compression socks might still help some. See a dr for help. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for terrible leg cramps, at nite or early morning hours?

What is the best home remedy for terrible leg cramps, at nite or early morning hours?

Try Tonic Water: Try drinking a glass of tonic water in the evening. Tonic water contains a small amount of quinine, and is sometimes helpful for leg cramps. You can find this in the soft drink isle of the grocery store. If you are on medications that effect electrolytes (especially diuretics), you should have this checked. ...Read more

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I have this scar on the back of my upper leg and i want to know an at home therapy treatment?

I have this scar on the back of my upper leg and i want to know an at home therapy treatment?

None: I am not aware of any good scar treatment that is home therapy. If this is on a African American person this can be very trouble some as the keloid may get larger. Steroids can sometimes be use but only by a doctor.
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I have been noticing dry flaky skin on my legs and i want to know what I should do go tothe doctor or try a home remedy?

I have been noticing dry flaky skin on my legs and  i want to know what I should do go tothe doctor or try a home remedy?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...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