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I Have Giraffe Skin Legs
HIV Rash: When a rash presents with initial HIV symptoms – it is usually more prominent on the central body then on extremities. Early HIV symptoms (fatigue, sore throat, mouth sores, joint or muscle pain, fever, headache, rash or swollen lymph nodes) often begin 1 to 2 months after transmission ; may be present from 1 to 4 weeks. ...Read more
I have very itchy skin all over; have had this for years now. Ihave no allergies. I scratch and my skin becomes red. I have itchy arms, legs, feet, hands, scalp and breasts. Help!
Need evaluation: Diffuse itching of the body is called pruritis, and can be due to impairments of the liver and ducts draining the liver. A primary care doctor would be the best place to start, if you have yellowing of the skin, or of the whites of the eyes or pain under the right side of rib cage then see a gastroenterologist. If liver is fine, then see allergist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have hypothyroidism and I have been noticing that I have scale like rashes growing mainly on my arms and legs similar to dry razor shave bumps...Why?
Hi I have a skin disorder for 6 years I have small brown bumps on my arms, neck, chest, stomach, legs and bottom i really would like to know what they are?
I have a rash all over my arms, neck, stomach, back, thighs, knees and back. I haven't been in contact with anything new. I haven't been sick.?
Hives?!: If the rash is raised, red and itchy i would say it is hives. If it is rough and sandpapery, itchy and red i would say eczema. If it is like prickly heat i would think a contact reaction but you said there were no new exposures. Try to describe the rash a bit more and we may be able to pin it down. Bed bugs could be a possibility or scabies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a skin rash nightmare. Started ou in circular clumps of bumps. That did not itch but left my skin lightened. Legs, arms, buttocks, and now face?
I have itchy skin, mostly my legs, arms and back. I haven't changed anything from my soap, sheets, or used any new lotions. No rashes however. ?
Xerosis - dry skin: Dry skin is common in people living in northern climates where home heating during the winter results in very low relative humidity. Interventions that may improve xerosis and related pruritus include: ?Use mild cleansers – Use Dove, not Dial. ?Routine use of skin moisturizers – Vaseline and lotions w/ humectants such as glycerin, lactic acid, or urea. ?Avoid hot showers. ?Use a humidifier ...Read more
I have sensitive skin,however I noticed lately that I get unexplained bruises mostly on my thighs.The bruises are green&painless.My mom gets them too?
Get blood testing: to look for platelet dysfunction and coagulation studies ( PT/aPTT ) to check for coagulation issues. ...Read more
I have bug bite like bumps on my torso and arms spread at random. Could this be from sweat because I have been exercising lately?
I have thin shiny brown skin in between penis and legs. I dont have itchiness but skin gets cracked?
I have eczema. Usually in the summer my skin tans fine, but this summer I have white sun spots on my thighs, upper stomach, arms, and chest. I heard s?
What would cause almost my whole body to itch constantly? Chest, stomach, arms, back and legs. No rash or dry skin. Chest, arms, legs are extra itchy
Itch: Several reasons for causing it. Mechanism stays the same. Mast cells are specialized histamine containing cells in skin which get triggered by some stimulus- ie food product, detergent, cream, or even emotions like anxiety, chronic diseases esp liver and kidney diseases, certain cancers and graft vs host disease could also be trigger. Need work up and Cromolyn Sodium is mast cell stabilizer helps. ...Read more
Hi, I have this itch all over my legs and sometimes in my arms. It worse during night. I don't have any rash or dry skin.
Still dry skin poss: Although you may not believe that you have dry skin, it is worthwhile to treat it as such by applying a moisturizer within 3 minutes after bathing. If this still does not help, consider consulting an allergist. Do realize that iron deficiency and other systemic illnesses can cause itching . ...Read more
I have red bumps around waste, arms, legs, buttocks. They take weeks to heal and scab dark after. I get itches. I have used Iverzine lotion. bug bite?
I have itchy skin rashes over my thighs, legs, arms, and elbows, ever since i took paracetamol-codeine tablets. What can I use for this intense itch ?
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