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How To Get Rid Of Shaving Rash On Legs
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
I got mosquito bites thursday, a few rashes popped on my leg with mosqeto bites around it. How can I get rid of it?
Hydrocortisone: Your dermatologist can give you meds for this problem which work faster. ...Read more
Sensitive skin area: The bikini line skin is very sensitive, so sometimes the razor and many times the "sharp" cut ends of hairs will cause itching and irritation as they rub or poke the delicate skin. If there is not bacterial or yeast skin infection, many people use a few days of Hydrocortisone 1% cream for relief. The cream also decreases redness and irritation. Any rash can result in color changes. ...Read more
It depends : Rash is a descriptive term rather than a diagnosis. It can be caused by many things. It would be best that you see your doctor to make the right diagnosis or refer you to a dermatologist. Treatment depends on underlying cause. ...Read more
Yes: See a dermatologist, obtain a proper diagnosis and start appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Rash: See a dermatologist to make sure you dont have an infection. ...Read more
Cold compresses: Cold compresses with paper towel followed. Use cooling shake lotion such as calamine will help resolve he's trash. If you prefer not to have pink color Hydrocortisone lotion can be used after compresses. Repret every hour and hea hold dissipate in 2-3 compress applications. ...Read more
How can you get rid of a rash that is at the crease of your leg and vagina been there for a week. What should I use? Should I not wear any underwear?
Yeast Dermatitis.: those pesky yeast love to live in moist, warm environments like what you describe. Wearing cotton underwear will absorb the moisture. Keep the area as dry and clean as you can. Apply OTC lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream twice a day. Get the generic much cheaper. This is good old fashion jock itch, girls get it too. ...Read more
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
I used hair removal cream and broke out in a red rash all over my legs. Will cortisone 1% get rid of the rash?
Maybe: If it mild case it will help. If it is sever you may need prescription strength cream. ...Read more
I have a itchy rash on my arms and legs - I started taking liquid vitamin b12 because I was told mine was extremely low. how can I get rid of it? I h
Need to know how to get rid of an ankle rash. I have 2 rashes on the same ankle. One is prickly looking, and the other is more of a blob. I have pic?
Send me a pic: I would be happy to take a look at pictures. Many skin rashes can look alike but most are treatable with topical medications. It depends on the rash which topical is best. I also have an office in prosper, tx if you would like me to look at it in person. ...Read more
Behind my knee I have seemed to have got a slight rash with black dots on. It doesn't itch but i don't know what to do to get rid of it. ?
Rash: Examining the rash is the only way to know for sure what it is. I only worry about rashes that are spreading, itch and show bruising. I would suggest watching the rash over a few days to see if it changes. If better don't worry if worse see you doctor. ...Read more
Reduce the cause: It is important to determine the cause of the rash. If due to a fungal infection, the appropriate antibiotic will produce success. If moisture accumulates within skin folds, using powders to keep the skin dry will provide relief. Choosing breathable, less restrictive clothing will be helpful. ...Read more
See your doctor: It's hard to know what kind of rash you're dealing with. The best way to address this is to see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder affecting many people of all ages. Kp is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps, " "gooseflesh, " or "chicken skin" appearance on the skin. Try cerave sa which is otc. ...Read more
The cause for the:
rash needs to be identified.
The type of rash/ dx will lead to the best treatment option. ...Read more
I have a rash between my thighs and a red circular mark on my ankle, is this ringworm? If so how do I get rid of it? Thanks
Medication : Visit your doctor for a topical medication for treatment. ...Read more
How do you get rid of an inner thigh rash? Its red and bumpy. And so itchy!! I have tried cortisone, anthisan and topical cream, nothing is working. Have had it since sunday after spending the day in the sun. Only seems to be getting worse.
Just a thought:
you may be "prolonging" an irritative rash by RUBBING a common area is the area between the thighs. Try avoiding any pressure from tight clothing and apply some MOISTURIZING CREAM on your thighs/legs!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more
Try this: Try using a different shaving cream for sensitive skin and get a razor for sensitive skin also. It is best to shave your legs after taking a bath of hot shower as the pores open up and the legs would be most susceptible to a close shave. Be sure to clean your razor often and or use disposable sensitive ones. God luck. ...Read more
Tinea versicolor: A common skin fungus called tinea versicolor can prevent the sun from tanning those areas. If that is the case, treatment with a topical antifungal medication can eradicate the fungus. However, the whiteness will remain until your next sun exposure. It characteristically looks like white freckles. ...Read more
shaving legs: Shaving is one of the main causes of rashes on the legs. The main problem is that multiple blades in each razor cut the skin as well as the hairs. Use an electric razor a while and just see if it doesn't get better, and if not, see a dermatologist! ...Read more
How do I get rid or prevent dark spots where the hair follicle was on my legs from shaving? I've tried diff. Shavers and creams. Nothing works. Help
Is there any way i can get rid of achney without it costing me an arm or a leg of if at all anything p.S. It's not really terrable but it'snot perfect?
Acne: There are many treatments for acne--both topical and oral meds. Many are generic and not expensive. Your doctor will need to look at your complexion to see what is right for you. ...Read more