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Could the itchy blisters on arch of my foot and knees be dermatitis herpetiformis?

Could the itchy blisters on arch of my foot and knees be dermatitis herpetiformis?

Blisters: There are several blistering diseases including dermatitis herpetiformis. The best way to get an answer is to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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Itchy clustery rash on hands knees elbows and feet that blister wen scratched?

Itchy clustery rash on hands knees elbows and  feet that blister wen scratched?

Psoriasis?: Although it is very difficult to diagnose rashes without actually looking at it. But it sounds like early psoriasis by the distribution and description that you have given. Please consider uploading pictures and consulting a dermatologist here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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What is this dry skin on my Achilles tendon and heel?

What is this dry skin on my Achilles tendon and heel?

Possible fungus: Dry cracked heels could be a sign of a fungal infection. Other causes include constantly wearing open heeled shoes. You can try otc Lamisil (terbinafine) cream twice a day. A skin culture may be helpful if it doesn't improve with otc meds. ...Read more

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Are itchy bumps on my heel athletes foot?

Are itchy bumps on my heel athletes foot?

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Werid rash on hand and wrist it itches but it.Isn't blisters or bumpy?

Werid rash on hand and wrist it itches but it.Isn't blisters or bumpy?

Dermatitis: Hard to tell without seeing. Could be coming in contact with skin irritant . Sometimes such condition may respond to topical steroids. ...Read more

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Pimply rash on inner knees and antecubital space?

Pimply rash on inner knees and antecubital space?

5 years old?: Please clarify age. If you are calling for a child, say so. Otherwise, as it stands, we cannot answer questions posted by minors. Thanks for addressing this. ...Read more

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What could a red itchy rash on knuckles and elbows be?

What could a red itchy rash on knuckles and elbows be?

Psoriasis?: It could be psoriasis. It could be something else. I would see a dermatologist for it. ...Read more

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Psoriasis = blotchy rash on the elbow?

Psoriasis = blotchy rash on the elbow?

Psoriasis: Psoriasis on the elbow is usually a thickened, silvery scaled plaque that may have a reddish base. Blotchy rashes are not usually psoriasis. ...Read more

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Itchy bumpy rash on inner thighs and legs possibly jock itch?

Itchy bumpy rash on inner thighs and legs possibly jock itch?

How old are you?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, & we expect it of you! List any meds you take, & any chronic medical problems, too. ...Read more

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Painful white bumps on the heel?

Painful white bumps on the heel?

Consider: evaluation by podiatrist if these are chronic lesions. ...Read more

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Wearing a boot on foot ( torn fascia).Its hot and makes foot sweat and causing itchy rash . Ideas on keeping it dry & irritation free?

Wearing a boot on foot ( torn fascia).Its hot and  makes foot sweat and causing itchy rash . Ideas on keeping it dry & irritation free?

Sweaty boot: Try using talcum powder on your feet, stocking and in the boot. You can also try calamine lotion. When not wearing the boot soak your foot in cool water inf possible and keep a fan on your feet. ...Read more

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21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

May be fungus/yeast: It is very difficult to diagnose any kind of rash in genital area without looking at it. My guess is that it is a fungus or yeast infection. Try any antifungal like Monistat-derm. Follow the directions of using it properly and if not better in a week, see a Dermatologist if you can or see a family doctor. ...Read more

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Painful rash on palms and soles, more on the palms. Peeling, leaving flat pink areas?

Painful rash on palms and soles, more on the palms. Peeling, leaving flat pink areas?

Dyshidrotic eczema?: A dermatologist may be able to identify eczema, psoriasis, pityriasis rubra pilaris, contact reaction, etc. Therapy to be determined by diagnosis. ...Read more

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Red/purple rash on foot on holiday, not itchy but very tingly, rash has burning sensation in sun, entire foot swelling to large size nochange in4 days?

Red/purple rash on foot on holiday, not itchy but very tingly, rash has burning sensation in sun, entire foot swelling to large size nochange in4 days?

Med 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. ...Read more

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Irritated skin on toes, red bumps, not peeling. Does athlete's foot always peel?

Irritated skin on toes, red bumps, not peeling. Does athlete's foot always peel?

Athletes foot: Depending on the stage of athlete's foot and moisture content the toes can be irritated and appear red or peel with dry skin. ...Read more

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ACl reconstruction on knee, Tourniquet on thigh woke up lots of blisters, rash, abrasions on thigh, what causes this is it a common complication/rare?

ACl reconstruction on knee, Tourniquet on thigh woke up lots of blisters, rash, abrasions on thigh, what causes this is it a common complication/rare?

Blisters can result-: -from a tourniquet. Can B related 2pressure used & time of use. Also padding used can have a wrinkle, and be the cause due 2 pinching of the skin. If the blisters R circumferential , most likely pressure & time related. They go away like a 2'nd * burn. They R common & due 2 the reasons stated. ...Read more

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Painless bumps on the back of both Achilles tendons?

Painless bumps on the back of both Achilles tendons?

Retrocalcaneal spur?: If the bumps are located at or near the site of the achilles tendon attachement to the heel bone (calcaneus), these painless bumps are known as retrocalcaneal bursitis. If foot xrays are taken and reveal a bone spur, then the condition is called retrocalcaneal exostosis. The bursitis is usually worsened in presence of the spur, the larger the spur, the worse the bursitis. ...Read more

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Non itchy rash on shoulder?

Non itchy rash on shoulder?

Need more details: The causes are many, please give more details, onset, type of lesions, distribution.. ...Read more

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Rash on shins now on elbows, help?

Rash on shins now on elbows, help?

Too many possible: There are too many rashes that can be in those locations. You will need to see a doctor to have it diagnosed and then you can get the correct treatment. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more