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Itchy Red Patch On Leg
Not itchy red dry patch, on leg, it's not a perfect circle but roundish. No pus or other colors, didn't even notice it until someone pointed it out.?
See Your Doctor: There are several possible causes for the skin findings you have described ranging from Eczema, Fungal Infection, a manifestation of a related medical disorder, and more. Moreover, diagnosis will be challenging without visual inspection; your medical history (recent/past) is needed to provide important diagnostic clues as well. Suggest you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have a single, flat, red, irregular patch on my right leg & has been there for a month nw it seems to grow bigger. It is not itchy. Help.
I have a red patch that started behind my leg on upper part of calf. Now it has moved to my lower back. It is now raised and itchy. What could it b?
Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.
50p sized, swollen feeling, red, raised area on skin (back of leg)with dry patch in the middle. Dry patch slightly itchy, border of bump uneven, what is it?
I have two dry patches on the top of my left leg they are red but not itchy. Also a few dry roundish patches on my stomach. I have had eczema?
Need to see: It is a very difficult to diagnose most rashes without a visual aid. Can you attach a picture? ...Read more
Last cpl days red patches on my feet and even hands & leg that comes & go but are very itchy. They are not raised & look splotchy? Any thoughts?
I have red rashes on my legs that look like bug bites, but they are not itchy or irritated. And there is a patch on my arm that is small and not red.
Rash: Difficult to answer without more information and pictures. Contact one of us or see your doctor ...Read more
What causes non itchy red scaly circular patches on arms, legs and back, but is not psoriasis? Skin on circular patches usually hardens and falls off
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It's not possible to tell because there are many diseases that look the same. ...Read more
I have random dry patches on my legs that are itchy. It has only shown up when I Began wearing pants again after summer. I had a patch last year on my ankle that was red, scaly, itchy, oozing, and peeling. That eventually went away. What could be the caus
Eczema: Eczema likely. Usually treatment is very satisfactory. Best see a dermatologist for best result. ...Read more
I have several small bumpy red itchy patches of skin on my arms and legs. Scratching turns skin raw quickly. Bothersome and uncomfortable.
Time 2 C ur doctor: Who may refer you to a dermatologist, meanwhile practice good skin care: keep your finger nails short, cleanse and moisturize the affected areas well, best wishes ...Read more
I have small pimple like thing on my penis and scroutum. What are they. Also my pubic bar is itchy and my legs have red patches on my groin?
See your doctor.: You should see your doctor. Without actually seeing the lesions and rash, it would be difficult to make a proper diagnosis. I also see that you have pain and burning in your penis and testicular pain. These should also be evaluated by your doctor, if they have not already been. ...Read more
No patch forms in skin. But, small itchy red bumps form seperately about 1 inch distance in my back, hands and leg. Hiv symptoms?
Had gallbladder removed 2wks ago & woke up today with several red itchy blotchy patches on hands, feet, legs? I'm off all medication, any thoughts?
Rash: Unclear. Probably not directly related to operation. Best to all your primary care provider today for an urgent appointment. Ok to see another doc, pa, or np. Hope this helps! ...Read more
My skin is dry & itchy. Legs, back, arms, neck, ears, face. Red patches on arms. Confused. What could be wrong? Medication. What disease is this? Thx.
Need to know more: Although the description is compatible with atopic eczema (since you probably have allergic rhinitis as well as evidenced by the sneezing), it is not possible to tell without a direct examination. Consult an allergist or dermatologist. In meanwhile be sure to bathe daily and apply a skin moisturizer immediately after having sponge dried your skin. ...Read more
Experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness) on my stomach, chest, back, and my forearms have an odd patch of bumps like a rash. There are some round red circles that have a little dry look. I don't have this on my legs just upper body?
Rash: This will need to be visualized and history needs to be taken to assess this. Verbal descriptions just don't do the trick. ...Read more
Razor Burn: You may have just nicked with shaving, it could also be an ingrown hair. Wait a awhile and if it is still there then I would recommend seeing a doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more
My skin (only legs/back/chest/stomach, neck)has been itchy for two weeks. House is free of bugs. No obvious redness unless I scratch. Ideas?
Contact dermatitis?: Have you changed laundry detergents or fabric softeners recently? You are describing the itching in areas that are in close contact with your clothes so that would be my first thought. Weather changes, dry skin, harsh soaps can also cause dry itchy skin. If you notice any red bumps or areas of irritation, see your doctor to ensure not scabies or other bites... ...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 more
Experiencing itchy rash. Also describe me: Skin redness/irritation and Allergic reaction. What should I do? Hand arms and legs mostly hands& arms help
Too little info: Most skin rashes need to be examined in order to offer meaningful insight. In the case of a reaction, a discussion about potential exposures is also necessary. ...Read more
I've a large painful white lump on the back on my thigh, surrounded by red patches. It had previously been very itchy. I can't even sit on it. Help!
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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
Non-itchy red dry patch, size of nickel on calf, only one. Doesn't itch or hurt, round-ish but not a true circle. Not puffy, no pus, no other colors?
Red patches on thigh. Been there for almost 1 mo. Sometimes slightly itchy. Could it be mycosis fungoides?
It might be fungal I:
Fungal infections of the skin are not uncommon in this area of your anatomy. Mycosis fungoides is NOT a fungal infection....it is actually a type of lymphoma/Cancer. This is unlikely to be the cause here.
I would advise you to go see a physician for a physical examination to make a proper diagnosis and offer you help with treatment. ...Read more
I have had a red itchy patch on my foot close to my ankle for almost a year nothing will get rid of it?
See a doctor:
Best to see a podiatrist or dermatologist.
You may need a biopsy of the area to determine what it is & how to treat it. ...Read more
Skin across the shoulders, neck, forearms, a patch on my side above waist, ankle, very quickly intensely itchy, swollen, red, lymph leakage, 1st time.
I think I have vaginal thrush very itchy inner lips and red. Using canesten is helping. Also a tiny ringworm patch on inner thigh using canesten on it?
Clotrimazole: (Canesten). For both conditions that you have is a good choice, use it for several days, but for the ring worm, you need to apply it for at least 2 weeks twice a day. Thrush can occur for several reasons, if no improvement see your doctor/dermatologist, best wishes ...Read more
Can eczema turn into psoriasis? I have a patch of itchy skin on my shin diagnosed as eczema. My GP prescribed Verdeso 0.05% rash came back red & bumpy
No: In fact atopic eczema and psoriasis are nearly 180 degree opposite to each other in term of the immune reactions. Cortisone is a non-specific anti-inflammatory agent which however may help both conditions although better and safer alternatives may be required. The itchy rash on your chin is likely from a contact allergy with hair preparations being the most likely suspects. ...Read more
Red patch on skin wraping around knee and calf area swelling itchy burning numb/tingly have been metioned of shingles had chicken pox as kid 38yr old?
Shingles: Possible. Wait a few days unless blisters develop in which case treatment is indicated. ...Read more
Several thoughts: May be a contact dermatitis including poison ivy or psoriasis (use otc hydrocortisone), fungal 'ring worm' or candidiasis (otc clomitrazole), folliculitis (may require rx antibiotics), or several other. What have you tried? Is anything helping? Is it worsening rapidly (see your Dr). If nothing helps, please see your Dr.. ...Read more
See below: Without seeing the rash, it is hard to give an answer. The etiologies of such rash would be a long list and to narrow the list we would need to see the rash. ...Read more