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Recurring vry itchy blisters arms shldrs chest. Only 2-3 new at a time, leave purple mark months and then scar. Many marks & scars. Tried antihystmin?

Recurring vry itchy blisters arms shldrs chest. Only 2-3 new at a time, leave purple mark months and then scar. Many marks & scars. Tried antihystmin?

Need more info: 1. What is your general health like? 2. ARE YOU ON ANY MEDICATIONS 3. What is your occupation any HOBBIES?? 4. Have you been examined for immunity issues? FINALLY Take a picture of examples of the lesions at various"stages" you describe Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a red itchy task spreading from arms to chest and neck. What causes this?

I have a red itchy task spreading from arms to chest and neck. What causes this?

Rash on Chest: Read this article first that describes common causes and treatments of rashes: http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/rash-age-12-and-older-topic-overview. Without further history, it is hard to pinpoint the cause. Some viral illnesses as well as common eczema and allergies can be the underlying cause. I would make an appointment with a dermatologist and get a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Help please i woke up to an itchy rash on chest, arms and neck. What is going on?

Help please i woke up to an itchy rash on chest, arms and neck. What is going on?

Allergy: Could be allergic or a contact like poison ivy. Don't scratch it that may lead to infection. Think if you put on anything , ate anything or contacted any allergen . Gardening? Steroid anti itch cream is a start if continues see a dermatologist ...Read more

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Evertime I run, exercise or do any effort I feel itchy and my chest, arms, back and forehead goes red (Very annoying feeling), any cure?

Evertime I run, exercise or do any effort I feel itchy and my chest, arms, back and forehead goes red (Very annoying feeling), any cure?

You may have: Exercise induced histamine release(one of the allergic hormones). In more severe cases you can develop exercise induced hives, so called cholinergic urticaria. Alternative, if you use specific clothing only for exercise, you could be reacting to that too. You might consider using an OTC antihistamine trial prior to exercise to see if that helps. Otherwise, review this with your doc. ...Read more

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Can you help? I woke up to an itchy rash on chest, arms and neck?

Can you help? I woke up to an itchy rash on chest, arms and neck?

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

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Small non itchy bumps on chest, arms, back, etc. Gave oral to a man the day before, also started birth control same day. Going on a week. Any clue?

Small non itchy bumps on chest, arms, back, etc. Gave oral to a man the day before, also started birth control same day. Going on a week. Any clue?

Secondary Syphilis: Get checked.......probably got secondary syphilis.....And this is not from the mentioned oral job; job a week or so before. ...Read more

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I'm itchy all over my arms legs chest and stomach with small flesh coloured bumps, any idea what it is?

Urticaria: You have urticaria or hives . Consult your doctor as to the possible cause. ...Read more

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