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I have a itchy rash on my legs, developed early pregnancy and hasn't gone away. Tried fungal creams, and neosporin no help. Dial soap makes much worse?

I have a itchy rash on my legs, developed early pregnancy and hasn't gone away. Tried fungal creams, and neosporin no help. Dial soap makes much worse?

Pregnancy rash: There is a plaque like strange-looking rash associated with pregnancy. It is usually treated with a short course of oral cortisone. However it is always a good idea to check with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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I got an itchy leg rash a week or so. How do I get rid of it with otc?

I got an itchy leg rash a week or so.  How do I get rid of it with otc?

Leg rash: Some rashes will improve with an otc Hydrocortisone (hc) cream but you may need a prescription strength, or something entirely different. If an otc hc cream doesn't work, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Leg rash that looks like razor rash, very itchy and has spread. Any suggestions?

Leg rash that looks like razor rash, very itchy and has spread. Any suggestions?

Leg rash: Could be from shaving, if it's spreading it could be folliculitis. You might need an antibiotic so see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Prolonged scalp and leg rash, with a sudden different rash on arm.

Prolonged scalp and leg rash, with a sudden different rash on arm.

These rashes may or: may not be related. I suggest you see dermatologist for correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Anyone aware of a site that lets doctors see, recognize the odd leg rash?

Anyone aware of a site that lets doctors see, recognize the odd leg rash?

No: It is difficult ot evaluate a rash only from an email, and there are subtle changes that you can see in person that a two dimensional image misses. You also may need to skin biopsy for diagnosis. If this persists and does not respond to over the counter products see dermatologist before this becomes worse. ...Read more

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Upper leg rash on inside of right leg, some oozing and scab appearing?

Upper leg rash on inside of right leg, some oozing and scab appearing?

Staph: Sounds like a staphylococcus or strep infection. Go have that treated. And yes, it is contagious. ...Read more

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My husband has a painful body and leg rash and swollen legs from trying to quit meth . this is the 3rd day. What can help?

My husband has a painful body and leg rash and swollen legs from trying to quit meth . this is the 3rd day. What can help?

Pain, swollen legs: You must take him to see his Primary doctor as soon as possible. He may be sent to another section after his doctor has seen him. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Lower leg rash along with swelling and joint pain?

Lower leg rash along with swelling and joint pain?

See a physician: Many possibilties exist. Your situation is one that needs a physician evaluation rather urgently. A good history, physical exam, lab work and possible drainage of the joint swelling will likely produce the diagnosis or at least narrow the possibilities and allow for appropriate treatment measures. ...Read more

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6 month old with eczema with weeping neck and leg rash. Atm, bf and feeding rice cereal, fruits and veggies.Any advice what to do?

6 month old with eczema with weeping neck and leg rash. Atm, bf and feeding rice cereal, fruits and veggies.Any advice what to do?

Severe eczema: Weeping rash in this young age should be seen in an office and best to see ur pediatrician and ask for a referral to a dermatologist. Also they now have blood tests for allergen testing so you do not have to wait for the baby tog et older for skin testing to see what measures will help with the eczema. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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