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Rash on outside of both elbows over last 2 weeks. Red, painful & itchy. Last few months I reduced wheat from my diet. Related?

Rash on outside of both elbows over last 2 weeks. Red, painful & itchy. Last few months I reduced wheat from my diet. Related?

Unlikely: It sounds possibly like psoriasis. Try tar soap. Take a picture and show your doctor. There are other possibilities. All the best.

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6 very red, raised painful blisters on elbow. Not itchy, feels like a burn. Happened once before in exact same spot, went away by itself. What is it?

6 very red, raised painful blisters on elbow. Not itchy, feels like a burn. Happened once before in exact same spot, went away by itself. What is it?

viral infection: A recurrent eruption of tender small vesicles on the same area is most likely herpes simplex. If you have a prodrome of sensation in the area prior to tha appearance of the eruption it is most likely. There are medications for this. See your dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment.

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Hello Doctor. I have very itchy white lumps growing on my hands feet elbows and legs they are really painful to touch. What are they?

Hello Doctor. I have very itchy white lumps growing on my hands feet elbows and legs they are really painful to touch. What are they?

Best way to: Diagnose is to take a few high quality pictures of the rash and upload to Helathtap doctor on call via video. Best wishes to you.

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I have a rash on my hands, arms, small of my back, thighs, knee caps and elbows. The rash is itchy and burns and painful.?

I have a rash on my hands, arms, small of my back, thighs, knee caps and elbows. The rash is itchy and burns and painful.?

Psoriasis: Can involve the areas that you mentioned but is usually not itchy or burning but can be. Other skin conditions such as eczema can be itchy and blotchy.

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Red, bumpy, itchy elbows?

Red, bumpy, itchy elbows?

Itchy elbows: Have dermatologist look at it to rule out possible dermatitis or psoriasis.

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Bumps on my itchy elbows don't go away! What do I do?

Bumps on my itchy elbows don't go away! What do I do?

Hyperkeratosis: When skin thickens on the elbows and knees it gets bumpy, rough and sometimes itch. This is best treated with a skin exfoliating cream. There are over-the-counter creams with 12% ammonium lactate to start with. However, sometimes you may need a prescription cream to help those really stubborn spots.

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I have itchy reddish spots on both inner elbows, what does this mean?

I have itchy reddish spots on both inner elbows, what does this mean?

Allergic dermatitis?: If its recent and itching most common is atopic dermatitis, try some steroid creams for few days. If not improving see s dermatologist.

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My son has had these bumps on his elbows for almost and a year now. Sometimes they get reddish and itchy. What can it be?

My son has had these bumps on his elbows for almost and a year now. Sometimes they get reddish and itchy. What can it be?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.

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Rash in inner elbows, itchy. What is it?

Rash in inner elbows, itchy. What is it?

Rash: There are a number of possibilities for this. An intercrural dermatitis is one. This may be related to heat and sweating. Are there any rashes in other places? Has there been contact with an allergen such as sumac or poison ivy? Often the treatment is a topical steroid as the cause may be illusive.

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Itchy bumps on elbows and knees. Why?

Itchy bumps on elbows and knees. Why?

Allerfy? Psoriaisis?: This could represent dermatitis or psoriasis. This could be assocated with food allergy or atopic dermatitis. Try hydrocrotisone over the counter. If not effective see dermatologist for evaluation amd treatment.

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I have itchy bumps on elbows and knees. What could it be?

I have itchy bumps on elbows and knees. What could it be?

Rash: Any skin condition is difficult to identify without seeing it or having more history. What does it look like? Is it red? Flad/raised? Etc. It could be that your knees have come into contact with something and is showing an allergic reaction. Could be eczema or psoriasis or skin rashes can sometimes be a sign of something going on internally. Best to have a doctor take a look and take a full history.

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Itchy bump near elbow, what is it?

Itchy bump near elbow, what is it?

Knee itch: Knees and elbow are a common area for eczema, and psoriasis. See a dermatologist if topical moisturizer does not improve it.

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What's the treatment for itchy elbows?

What's the treatment for itchy elbows?

It depend on the: Reason, but in general streroid ontiment off the shelf and see how it go unless you obivous infection. Good luck.

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What does it mean when you have one itchy elbow?

Pruritis: Dry skin is a very common reason for itchy skin. Two other possible causes of itchy skin on the elbows may be from skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis. See your doctor for a comprehensive evaluation and diagnosis so that you can start appropriate treatment.

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Can I use bactroban (mupirocin) for itchy elbows?

Can I use bactroban (mupirocin) for itchy elbows?

Not suggested: Bactroban (mupirocin) is an antibiotic- itching of the eyebrows is not considered a bacterial infection. It can be caused by other processes such as dry skin or a skin reaction to a soap. By using this antibiotic, you run the change of developing a multridrug resistant bacteria on the skin that can potentially infect you in the future. Talk to your healthcare provider and have your eyebrows looked at-

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What is the definition or description of: Itchy elbow?

What is the definition or description of: Itchy elbow?

Itchy elbow: Itching is a unpleasant sensation that leads to an urge to scratch skin. The elbow connects the upper and lower arm.

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What to do if I have small itchy bumps on both of my elbows?

What to do if I have small itchy bumps on both of my elbows?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.