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Hot Red Rash Like Sunburn On Legs
Rash like sunburn on my upper thigh. Doc gave me penicillian don't clear it now onto steroid cream which I have been using for 3 days any ideas?
See: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Burning sensation of skin left leg in area of calve (like sunburn, but don't have sunburn). Not hot to touch, no rash. What could be causing this?
The past two days my skin has been very red on my arms, legs and chest. It almost looks like a sunburn. Its not hot or itchy. What could be wrong?
Umm, hard to say.: Skin rashes are most difficult to diagnose without actually examining them. Is it bumpy or crusted? Does it blister or welt? Since the rash is not itching or hot eliminates many possibilities--however dozens still exist; perhaps it would be wise to have your dermatologist examine this in person. Then specific treatment and preventive measures could be discussed with more accuracy. ...Read more
Sun burn feeling rash between legs by knees localized in same spots on both sides, no itching, red.
Contact dermatitis?: Sounds like you could be having a reaction to something. The detergent you use on your clothes, a soap, or lotion, etc. Stop any new products, and go fragrance free. If you are wearing spandex or clothes with spandex, then a reaction to the spandex could be a problem, too. Over the counter hydrocortisone cream will help if this is the cause. If it does not or gets hot or painful, worse-see MD ...Read more
Why would 3mth old develop bil. Redness/warmth to feet/lower legs when crying looked like sunburn (never in sun) not ill/no fever. Resolved 10 min when calmed down. Left around 5 petechiae each on lower legs after. Vaccines 3 wks ago, reaction?
Petchiae: Which vaccines did 3mo have? Likely a reaction. Send photo if did not go away. ...Read more
Son suffers from anxiety severe sunburn and blistery rashes from sun canker soars fatigue joint pain and now leg itching resulting in rash. Lupus?
Need more history: In that the above information is insufficient to make a specific diagnosis. How much sun exposure? Is son fair or olive skin? One joint or multiple? Injury or none? Appearance of rash, possible contact or exposure, history of eczema, etc. If chronic and feeling fatigued, start with a physical by your doctor and blood tests may be helpful. ...Read more
My husband has a non itchy red rash like area on leg, he got it when he was 22years old and never went away. What could it be?
About a thousand thi: A priest and a kangaroo walk into a bar. What game is on the TV? ...Read more
I was diagnoise with sarcadosia and I ihave red rash like on my legs arm back and on my breast I have no ins to see doctor what can I do?
I have severe pain joints and muscles, a rash like scattered dime-sized red dots on my legs. Severe swelling and pain in my legs & feet Fever of 101.8?
U should seek: Medical attention today. U need a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
My leg hurts and it feels like sunburn but its not. Its not red and its not sunny out and I wasn't outside at all today. Whati s wrong with my leg?
How long are my legs going to stay red from a bad sunburn its already been 4 days and they almost look purple in spots?
Sun Burn: After sun exposure, skin may turn red in as little as 30 minutes but most often takes 2 to 6 hours. Pain is usually most extreme 6 to 48 hours after exposure. The burn continues to develop for 24 to 72 hours, occasionally followed by peeling skin in 3 to 8 days. Some peeling and itching may continue for several weeks as well as the redness. ...Read more
I have sunburn on my face & chest, but the sunburn on my legs look like a patchy rash, why is that?
I have large lumps under my skin all over my body and a sunburn like rash on my lower legs. What's wrong?
Lipomatosis: This could be lipomatosis. The leg rash is probably not related. You should see a doctor. ...Read more
Why are my legs red almost like a sunburn, from my knees to my ankles? They aren't swollen & they don't hurt.
I got sunburned on Thursday and noticed on my legs I have tiny red dots where I was sun exposed. It's been 4 days and the dots are still there.
Sun allergy?: That sounds like a reaction to the sun. Does it itch? ...Read more
I have optic neuritis (2 months about 90% vision returned). I now have a "sunburn" type feeling on my leg (skin isn't red). Could it be related?
I have red little dots on my legs and purple spots after getting a little sunburn and going tanning, its been a week and they haven't went away...
Sunburn: It is UV Rays damage due to sun. Wait for 1 month unless getting worse and use sunscreen next time. ...Read more
How can I get rid of sunburn on my leg? I got badly burnt in August last year and it's still red. Is there something wrong and can I get rid of it?
I got a pretty bad sunburn on my legs over the weekend. They are really red, is there anyway to get rid of the pain. Also can sunburn cause nausea?
My mum has a itchy sore blistery rash on her arms and is starting on the inside of her legs. ... One dr has dismissed it as sunburn?
Hi how do I tell if my ankle is swollen from the sunburn or from a blood clot as the back of my leg is starting to get red aswell. Thanks Ryan.
I have burning skin? It hurts to touch my right side from my hip to between my legs like a sunburn, but no signs of a rash or anything
I've had a body rash for 5 days now that looks like and feels much like a sunburn. Started on leg. No rash on face or palms. Tapering off prednisone.?
I got a bad sunburn on my legs and the blood vessels broke which caused tiny red clusters of dots all over. How long does it take to heal? Treatments?
Usually: A second degree burn which will cause capillary damage and/or bleeding. You can use mild antiseptic ointment or get Rx medication from your physician. Time frame- 2-3 weeks. Consider SPF of 40 or greater. ...Read more
I have a sunburn looking rash on lower legs also have lumps under my skin walnut to 1/2 orange in size now feeling lumps in stomach. My dr has no clue?
See a dermatologist: You need an experienced skin specialist. Your dr should call a dermatologist to explain that you need prompt attention. When you go, be ready to provide all tests & names of all meds. ...Read more
I have been having pain that feels like a sunburn since, but there is no change to the look of the skin. No redness, inflammation, or rash. Why?
See below....: How long has this been going on? It could possibly be the start of shingles and the rash just hasn't appeared yet. ...Read more
My neck and chest feels sore to touch, similar sensation to sunburn (but it's not). There is no rash, redness or other symptoms. What could this be?
Tenderness, dysthesia: Such tenderness, if it's the skin, without rash or redness, suggests a hypersensitivity of skin disorder. I would look for deficiencies of magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamin b12, and also check thyroid status. Anxiety is a possible cause also. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Post burn erythema after exposure to the sun. 5/28 sunburn anterior ankle. 1st degree deep red w/some patching of Redpurple. Peeled and now stuck red. How to heel perm redness?
There's a red, rash-like mark on my outer thigh; it's red and not inflamed, nor does it really hurt (a little sore if I press), but what could it be?
Cannot say: You need to be seen by a dermatologist and examined so a proper diagnosis can be made and treatment recommended. ...Read more