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Itchy Rash On Feet And Legs
Male, 32, has for 1 year had itchy rash pop up on feet, elbows and legs. Goes after treating with dipropionate cream; returns after 1 wk. Suggestions?
Eczema or psoriasis: If it is on the outside, or tip of the elbow, it is more likely to be psoriasis. If it is on the inside of the elbow it is more likely to be eczema. They are both steroid responsive but make sure you take long breaks from the steroids, and use moisturizers to reduce your chance of permanent side effects. The side effects include skin atrophy, spider veins, striae, and hypopigmentation. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.
Allergic reaction: Usually rashes on the top of your feet are casued by some type of allergic reaction or contact dermatits. With your lower legs involved i would rule out edema/swelling as an issue as well. Your socks or shoes could be creating the rash on your feet more so if they got wet while wearing them or if you have changed soaps or detergents. If the rash persists or returns get examined by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy rash all over except face legs and feet for 6 weeks. Biopsy states contact dermatitis or medication reaction. Where do I start?
Start: Surely the doctor has advised you about a change in medicines. If not have a family or friend refer you to a doctor who pays better attention to your concerns. ...Read more
I have a red, blotchy itchy rash on my legs and feet. A cool bath helped but not fir long, i've also tried a antihistamine and a cream for bites?
Chigger bites?: Chigger bites the rash could be due to insect allergy or chigger bites, an infestation caused by mite larvae that feed on the skin. Rashes and itching caused by chigger bites looks and feels like allergies and are caused by a combination of digestive enzymes secreted by a mite and the immune response of the host causing an intense pruritus (jones, j.G. (1987). Treatment is primarily symptomatic. ...Read more
Had fever for 24 hr last Fri. Rash on arms/legs/feet Tuesday. Legs/feet have itchy rash still. Headaches all week bad today. Meningitis?
Other symptoms..?: The symptoms you have described could be due to many different illnesses. In my experience, patients with meningitis most commonly present with high fever, neck stiffness, severe headaches,nausea and vomiting. There are some serious forms of meningitis associated with rashes.However, they will be associated with equally serious symptoms as listed above.If you are unsure, see your doctor right away ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sister has a red, itchy rash developing on her arms and legs. It started on her feet and has now spread to hands, knees, elbows. ?
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
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
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