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Itchy Rash Inside Of Leg And Groin Area
A red itchy rash on the inner side of my leg near the groin area for over 1 month. It decreases when I take anti biotics. I want a permanent solution?
Erythrasma: I assume you used actual antibiotics and not antifungals. You could have Erythrasma which is a bacterial infection that just like fungus affects areas of moist skin. The rash may have well defined borders and may become brownish. Topical and sometimes oral antibiotics are necessary. Keeping the area dry is the way to prevent this. Check that you are in good health for example no diabetes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband has developed really bad itchy rash all over his skin. It first started on the legs, spread to the sides of his groin n is spreading evrywhr?
Scabies?: Really bad itchy rash all over the body is common in a few conditions. If the intensity of itching is high with this distribution, I would suspect scabies. Chiggers is another condition that can start with the legs and then spread. Poison ivy also can start at the legs and could be very itchy. Any of these conditions could be responsible; he needs to be seen by his doctor to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Bumpy, not very red, not hugely itchy rash on both legs inside knees down to ankle area. Recently have spent some time walking around in tall grass.
Red itchy rash under breasts and on woman area. Now a week later spreading toward stomach, inner legs, belly. Itches so bad. Creams are NOT working?
What creams: Are not working? Have you tried lamasil twice a day? ...Read more
What could cause extreme itchy rash in pubic area all of a sudden? Also have random spots on stomach, arms, legs, back and buttocks. No new detergent
Itchy rashes: For skin rashes, a variety of skin conditions can present similarly with spotty itchy rashes. To get a correct diagnosis, we need to see and examine it so a correct course of treatment could be made. Spotty itchy rashes can be folliculitis, hives or eczema. They are treated differently. I would suggest you see a local physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several causes: A non-itchy rash that stays for a long while may have several different causes, ranging from mild to more serious. Without a detailed description of the lesions, I would not even try to suggest a cause. See an internist first. Don't try to treat it y ourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergy/ trauma: Could be allergy to one or more to the meds. You are on, or from constant trauma to the area like rough clothing and such. ...Read more
My boyfriend has a non itchy rash on his groin area now I'm getting it under my breasts, what to do?
Itchy rash. Small bumps, lines, & splotches. Has spread over 4days to everywhere but my face. Concentrated around butt/leg. Did not change lifestyle.
Have it evaluated: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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
Numbness with rash: The itching and rash with numbness may or may not be related. Sometimes due to nerve pathways, we perceive sensations like itching as numbness, but not usually. If the rash does not go away with an over the counter steroid cream and the numbness persists, you must see your doctor as numbness is unusual in this setting. ...Read more
Don't panic.: Nothing makes people more nervous than a rash in the genital area. It could be anything from jock itch to an allergy to something you applied in that area to, yes, something you caught from intimate contact. Put your mind at ease by seeing your doctor and getting it sorted out. You can try otc Hydrocortisone cream first if you wish, but if that doesn't work, see your doc or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Needs to be seen: This could be an infection or allergy. You need to see a health care practitioner to determine the cause. ...Read more
Different causes: There are different causes of this type of rash includung allergy to foods, medications, etc. Have a physician or dermatologist evaluate the rash if still present. In the meantime if you're uncomfortable you could take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itch but be aware that it can cause drowsiness. Claritin is less effective but does not cause drowsiness. ...Read more
I have derm appt - but in mean time I have red bumpy ITCHY rash on part of lower right leg. It's now started on left. What could this be?!
Could be minor...: Dermatology is all about appearance. I am guessing it is an erythematous papule ("red bumpy"), which honestly could be an insect bite, or contact dermatitis, both of which are common. However you mention pregnancy; there is a condition called PUPPP: Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, which are terribly itchy red bumps! See what the dermatologist thinks! ...Read more
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