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How to treat redness and raised itchy hair follicles on legs?

How to treat redness and raised itchy hair follicles on legs?

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

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Itchy legs and arms with redness and small bombs .

Itchy legs and arms  with redness  and small bombs .

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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My son has a round quarter-sized red spot on his upper thigh. It is itchy and scaly, but does not have a well defined outer ring. ?

My son has a round quarter-sized red spot on his upper thigh.  It is itchy and scaly, but does not have a well defined outer ring.  ?

Herals patch: of pityriasis can look like this (see photo). Without seeing the lesion it is not possible to identify the reason for it. Please have him examined. ...Read more

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Bad cough, ringing sound, blocked nose, shivering constantly, Monday white lump on thigh now red lump, itchy, from sunbed? Maybe

Bad cough, ringing sound, blocked nose, shivering constantly, Monday white lump on thigh now red lump, itchy, from sunbed? Maybe

Two things: Your upper respiratory symptoms are likely viral in cause and I don't know if you take other drugs or if you're allergic to anything or have other conditions but phenylephrine,an antihistamine,and dextromethorphan would help with your URI symptoms as well as rest and lots of water and nasal saline rinses,a neti pot,and/or salt water gargles.It sounds like you got burned from the bed. Cool water. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my leg turned itchy and red after in the snow?

Could you tell me why my leg turned itchy and red after in the snow?

Extreme: cold leads to constriction/narrowing of the small blood vessels which supply your skin...after this constriction and with the warming they DILATE causing increased flow a REDNESS and stretching of the nerve endings causing itching! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I have been bitten on my leg and now I have a area which is quite big and red it is also itchy.

Go see your doctor: Bites leading to redness are worrisome for cellulitis (infection). Don't wait until it hurts or you develop red streaks or fever. Go see your doctor now for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Red itchy circles on legs . What is this?

Red itchy circles on legs . What is this?

One of two things: Tinea corporis (ring worm) or eczema. Ring worm treated with anti-fungal and eczema treated with anti-inflammatory (hydrocortisone) - both over the counter (otc). ...Read more

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Itchy red patch on lower leg what could it be?

Itchy red patch on lower leg what could it be?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have a itchy circle on my leg it's red and it has 3 bumps in the middle.... What could that be?

Unkown: Over the computer it is tough to diagnose skin conditions, but as described, a guess would be a possible fungal infection such as "ring worm." get eval to be definitive. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a single big red area of uneven skin on my leg. It's red, itchy, and hard. I have no pain though.

I have a single big red area of uneven skin on my leg. It's red, itchy, and hard. I have no pain though.

See your doctor: You will need to see your doctor for an exam. There are many types of skin problems, none of which can be diagnosed without an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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I took one dose 150mg fluconase 24 hours ago. Now have red, itchy spot size of quarter on leg. How long will this drug be in my sytstem?

I took one dose 150mg fluconase 24 hours ago. Now have red, itchy spot size of quarter on leg. How long will this drug be in my sytstem?

Fluconazole: rash can be a common side effect, don't expose the area or stay in sunlight for more than few minutes for now. Unfortunately it has a long half life, will be in your system for 3-4 days, best wishes ...Read more

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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. ?

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

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I Have Red Itchy Spots On My Legs?

I Have Red Itchy Spots On My Legs?

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

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