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Home Remedies For Rash Between Legs
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.
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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
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
Hi there is a rash on my arms and legs and its itchy it shows really small bumps i guess. Any treatment?
Treatment: Yes, there is treatment. Start with your doctor but you might need a referral to a Dermatologist. ...Read more
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
Started scabies treatment 24 hours ago. Rode in car w/o pants three days ago because of rash on legs and butt. How long till safe to ride on seat.
72 hours most likely: 72 hoursGet a more detailed answer ›
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?
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
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?
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
My mother is 54 yrs she is suffering purpuric rash on legs & hands & at night stool also coming what is the treatment and this is dangerous to life hp?
Needs to be examined: There could be many reasons for her symptoms. I really think she should be seen soon. ...Read more
I have a spotted rash, started on my legs, moved to arms. It's very itchy, looks like mosquito bites. Tried steroids and scabies treatment and no luck?
See a dermatologist: Stop fooling around. See a pro.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Red, flaky, itchy rash on both lower legs. I'm guessing it's eczma. Is there any effective home remedies?
S/p Left knee infection. IV Antibiotic give first 24 hour. Then po cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) and bactrium started. Week later rash. What caused it and what treatment ne?
Hi, I have a heat rash above my ankle, the symptoms being quite similar to milaria. Could you suggest a possible treatment?
Try these: Try aloe vera gel or cortisone cream to calm it down. ...Read more
Rash on testicles and between thigh and testicles. No sexual activity. What treatment options are available/what could it be? Began running recently.
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
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
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
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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You can try iron: Supplementation, but it that fails, time to see your doctor. ...Read more
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
I was outside with nephew he rubbed leaves on my leg&thigh. I live in atlanta. I came home w/rash, i scratched also. It left a scar. What did i have?
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
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
I have a chemical burn caused by sodium hydroxide on my lower leg near my ankle. My ankle is swelling. What can i do at home for treatment?
Get seen now: Alkali burns are worse than acid burns for being treacherous and getting complications. ...Read more