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Doctor insights on: Itchy Black Scabs On Legs

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Itchy rash, scabs over and bleeds when itched spreads on legs?

Itchy rash, scabs over and bleeds when itched spreads on legs?

Rash: It can be from different things, you should see a doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have itchy scabs on the back of my thigh and are spreading to my legs. Seem to not be healing and there was recently a blister. Gross. What is it?

I have itchy scabs on the back of my thigh and are spreading to my legs. Seem to not be healing and there was recently a blister. Gross. What is it?

Uncertain: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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I get scabs on myshoulders for years now spreading to my arms stomach and legs. Take months to heal Itchy and hurt usually. Should I see someone?

I get scabs on myshoulders for years now spreading to my arms stomach and legs. Take months to heal Itchy and hurt usually. Should I see someone?

Multiple skinlesions: Best to make an appt with your Dermatologist for examination ASAP. Skin lesions are to be seen and are best diagnosed in this manner. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy scabs/rash that looks similar to flea bites only on my arms and legs for the last 2 months no change in detergent or diet No fleas?

I have a very itchy scabs/rash that looks similar to flea bites only on my arms and legs for the last 2 months no change in detergent or diet No fleas?

Itchy rash: From the characteristics of the rash, you should still consider insect bites, especially if only exposed skin is affected as well as if anyone else is affected. You should allow the skin to heal by avoid scratching. Use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help decrease the itching. Use Neosporin on any open sores to cut down on infection. Ultimately, you should see your doc and maybe a Dermatologist for more help. ...Read more

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Need help when my leg is itchy I scratch it then the next day I have this huge sore scab, why?

Need help when my leg is itchy I scratch it then the next day I have this huge sore scab, why?

Itching 2 much/hard.: It is because u scratch off the superficial skin layer, & it is the normal healing process. Have some otc steroid cream and us it right away, it really works. ...Read more

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There is an itchy red bump/ scab on my lower leg, how do I treat this?

There is an itchy red bump/ scab on my lower leg, how do I treat this?

Depends on the cause: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My arms and legs get itchy and when I scratch it leaves round dark scab marks on my legs and arms I use moisture lotions for dry skin every day, but I still don't know what this is

My arms and legs get itchy and when I scratch it leaves round dark scab marks on my legs and arms I use moisture lotions for dry skin every day, but I still don't know what this is

Sounds: Sounds like you might have eczema or possibly prurigo nodularis. I would recommend you try a cerave cream to moisturize and use cerave hydrating cleanser which is very mild and tends to not dry out the skin. Also, try to avoid scratching as best as possible. If not better quickly, consult your local dermatologist who will be able to evaluate you and determine the diagnosis, and who might prescribe some topical steroid creams, anti-itch pills, or other therapy that will improve you more quickly. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy rash on legs and arms. Raised bumps which scab over due to scratching. I've recently travelled to the us (stayed in hotels).

I have a very itchy rash on legs and arms. Raised bumps which scab over due to scratching. I've recently travelled to the us (stayed in hotels).

Many answers: You should see a dermatologist re. This problem. Some of the potential answers include flea bites (as more and more hotels are allowing pets to be in the room), bed bugs, etc. By the way, how recent is "recent" ...Read more

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I am concerned over isolated spots appearing over my body for the last 2 weeks (foot, legs, arms, hip, nose). They look like inset bites but then scab without me picking them and can be veru itchy at times. I have also been very tired?

I am concerned over isolated spots appearing over my body for the last 2 weeks (foot, legs, arms, hip, nose). They look like inset bites but then scab without me picking them and can be veru itchy at times. I have also been very tired?

We won't be able: To determine the cause of these symptoms via this forum. I do recommend that you have this medically evaluated - especially in the light of significant fatigue. ...Read more

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I have red, itchy, and dry bites in my inner thigh. They have turned into giant dry spots all over my body. #scabs?

This could be: folliculitis. they appear as bumps on the inner thighs at the pores from clogged hair ducts and then dry up and scab. But are not spread all over the body. The other possibility is allergy as that coul dbe all over the body ...Read more

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I have a rash on my inner thigh. It is unilateral, not painful, not itchy but has come up with lesions and scabs. Herpes? Or something else?

I have a rash on my inner thigh. It is unilateral, not painful, not itchy but has come up with lesions and scabs. Herpes? Or something else?

Herpes? Shingles?: If "lesions" means blisters or sores and rash is recent (a few days) and not long lasting, I would be more suspicious of herpes zoster (shingles). Genital herpes also is possible. Or a simple allergic reaction, or any of several other kinds if dermatitis. Earlier makes diagnosis easier and is very important for successful treatment of either herpes or shingles, so see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of little red bumps on my inner thigh, they turn into scabs after and its a little itchy. 3rd time coming back. I'm freaking out!!!

I have a cluster of little red bumps on my inner thigh, they turn into scabs after and its a little itchy. 3rd time coming back. I'm freaking out!!!

Possibly Foliculitis: It sounds like it might be just some foliculitis. You could try to wash the area with some antibacterial soap everyday. But since it is coming back, I might try some topical clindamycin twice a day for about two weeks. ...Read more

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Hi, I woke up with an itchy red rash on back of knee. Looks inflamed w/ brown dots & little scabs on the follicles. Used cortisone 3 days, not better?

Hi, I woke up with an itchy red rash on back of knee. Looks inflamed w/ brown dots & little scabs on the follicles. Used cortisone 3 days, not better?

See Specialist!: It could be a general contact dermatitis. If after 3 days of using an anti-inflammatory cream with no relief, I recommend getting it looked at in person. If you have any symptoms such as increased redness, swelling, fever or nausea, make sure you seek medical treatment immediately! Get better soon! ...Read more