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Itchy Shins And Red Patches
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have itchy little red lumps behind my knees and on my shins. I don't shave because i'm scared it'll make it worse. Help?
I have 4 bites on my shin. Itchy. Not too painful. But on my calf, there is about a 2x2 inch red splotch. It's smooth. What did this? dangerous?
Varies: There are a number of possibilities. In someone who has other bites visible, it could be another bite or a bite that has gotten infected. It would really take an exam to say. I would encourage you to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more
Red itchy spots on shins, elbows, behind knees & neck. No one else in home is afflicted. What is it and how do I get rid of it?
Jock itch: See your physician to get checked for accurate diagnosis.My guess is tinea corporis which is a fungal infection of the skin .It causes an itchy, red, often ring-shaped rash in these warm, moist areas of your body. It is common in people who sweat a lot, as do athletes. It usually respond to topical anti fungals creams. ...Read more
I have a bite? About the size of a nickel on my right front shin only.It's red very itchy and is made up of tiny blisters.Ive tried everything!help!
Rash: Go see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more