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I have a rash that appears on the inside of my elbow that itches and then goes away for few weeks. What is it?

I have a rash that appears on the inside of my elbow that itches and then goes away for few weeks. What is it?

Could be eczema: This rash sounds like it may be an eczema type rash- which typically appears on the skin folds (especially elbows and knees). Try hydrocortizone 1% cream a couple of times a day when you are having the rash/itching. If the skin is dry, try a good moisturizer such as eucerin, cetaphil, cerave, or even vasoline. ...Read more

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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 a rash that only appears on the inside of my elbow that is pinkish and itches and then goes away. What is it?

I have a rash that only appears on the inside of my elbow that is pinkish and itches and then goes away. What is it?

Sensitive skin: It is possible that you have developed a reaction something. Anything from sweat to perfume/cologne and many other things. Eczema is also possible. You should have this examined. ...Read more

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My 4 yr old son suffers from itching, rashes and redness after every 7-10 days behind his knees & back of his thighs, hips and elbow joints?

My 4 yr old son suffers from itching, rashes and redness after every 7-10 days behind his knees & back of his thighs, hips and elbow joints?

Eczema: Eczema is a skin problem which causes dry, itchy skin, especially in the areas you mentioned. It can come and go for years. Bathe with plain water, only mild soap as needed, no scrubbing. Pat dry and apply a good moisturizer (no fragrance, thick, not a watery lotion) regularly. If it worsens and causes raw skin, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have itchy rashes on my thighs, legs, elbows, arms and hands from taking codiene, what can I use to stop the intense itching?

See below: If it is truly related to the codeine, stop the codeine. Then Benadryl (diphenhydramine) - likely 25 - 50 mg every 6 hours as needed. Hydrocortisone. 1% to especially inflamed areas may help. If any respiratory distress, swollen, face, eyes, lips, tongue, feeling of throat closing, or even nausea or vomiting and diarrhea, go to er asap of call ambulance if severe! ...Read more

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What can cause rash with itching on the hand near the elbow?

What can cause rash with itching on the hand near the elbow?

RASH HAND AND ELBOW: HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD THIS? MY ELBOW IS ABOUT SEVEN INCHES FROM MY HAND! COULD YOU BE A BIT MORE SPECIFIC? DEPENDING ON HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD THIS PROBLEM, IT MAY BE ASSOCIATED WITH SOMETHING YOU ARE IN CONTACT WITH. COULD IT BE WORK RELATED? PLEASE SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR OR PCP. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Hi wat can cause rash with itching on your hand near to you elbow?

Hi wat can cause rash with itching on your hand near to you elbow?

Allergic: skin reaction or early infection. You must be seen, examined, diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I've had a cluster of skin colored bumps on my left elbow for 3 weeks. There is no itching and no rash. What can I buy over the counter to cure it?

I've had a cluster of skin colored bumps on my left elbow for 3 weeks. There is no itching and no rash. What can I buy over the counter to cure it?

Bumps: This could be molluscum contagiosum or other warts. Over time, these will go away but it may be months. An over-the-counter wart remover may work, but dermatologists have better tricks up their sleeves. ...Read more

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My rash on my arm is getting worse, I put cortisone but it is aa if the cortisone is making it worse. It itches and burns, what's wrong?

My rash on my arm is getting worse, I put cortisone but it is aa if the cortisone is making it worse. It itches and burns, what's wrong?

Consult your Doctor: Your rash is getting worse and you have been using cortisone cream I will suggest you consult your doctor asap to fing the cause of the rash and get ot treated appropriately ...Read more

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Hi so I have little tiny red dots on my left arm and it itches also it has a rash should I take something stay home or what is it help please?

Hi so I have little tiny red dots on my left arm and it itches also it has a rash should I take something stay home or what is it help please?

Rash: A rash like this is difficult to assess without much more information. In general, itching a rash can make the itch much much worse and is not recommended. You may be coming into contact with something (skin care product, detergent, etc) that is irritating in which case avoidance may help. Good skin hygiene with frequent moisturization can help to reduce itch. Sometimes an antihistamine can help ...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


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more