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My Kneecap Is Itchy
Cross country meet yesterday and a lump started forming on my leg to the bottom right of kneecap. Its not an injury. Itchy, 2 inch radius, what do I do?
Lesion: Unfortunately, over the computer, there is no way to properly diagnose skin lesions. For the best answer and diagnosis, you should see the dr. And have a physical exam. Healthtap Prime, with a video consult, and good camera resolution may help you get a diagnosis, but a face to face examination is always best. Good luck. ...Read more
For over a year, I get an itchy feeling in my leg whenever I stand in one place for over a minute. Thoughts?
Itch: Since itch is a relative of pain, this symptom may be caused by some impingement or pinching of a nerve when you're putting weight on that leg. If there are no other symptoms it may not be worthwhile to investigate this symptom at this time, but if you wish to, I'd recommend an evaluation by a neurologist. ...Read more
Good Day, what can you recommend on this patch on my leg? It’s itchy and has been growing. Had this for over a year now
See doctor: When you have a skin n lesion and there is a change in size or shape or texture see doctor for exam ...Read more
There are two dots on My leg that are parallel from eachother and it's super itchy. The dots are super small like a half millimeter?
Small itchy bumps: Are they vertically parallel or horizontally. If horizontally consider eczema, bed bugs, poison oak/ivy depending on location. Usually consider antihistamines and or steroid creams or oral steroids, if they get red/tender may need antibiotics. If vertical also consider scabies and may need elmite as well. ...Read more
Family practice: Any new skin lesion should be checked out. What you describe sounds benign. If you see lesion that is growing changing color or multiple colors, or having irregular borders it needs to be seen right away. ...Read more
Get it evaluated: The possibilities are numerous and there is no way to diagnose without being able to see the lesion. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a small cut on my leg that has not healed for months. It becomes very itchy. I keep it clean and put medicine. What could it be?
What medicine?: It sounds like you may be putting the wrong medicine on it. Where it is? How did it happen? What are you cleaning it with, putting on it, and covering it with? Let us know the details and re-ask the question. ...Read more
Rash: Anti fungal ointment/ creamGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a itchy circle on my leg it's red and it has 3 bumps in the middle.... What could that be?
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 noticed white/pink patch on left leg lateral malleolus. It is neither painful nor itchy. Is it a concern? I am worried.
Dermatology is, in large part, a visual diagnosis. That being said, anytime I am worried, or you, the patient, is worried, I biopsy the lesion. The exception is when the lesion is so easily diagnosed, which happens many times, a biopsy is not called for. Talk to your doctor.
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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?
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
Do you gave any good advice for my leg its broken and gets itchy under the cast often. How can I stop the itch since I cant reach into my cast.
What's this itchy patch on leg? Started 1yr ago as a little dry patch now its spreading and so itchy it bleeds. Attached a pic in my file. Thanks
Ezcema: It could be eczema. Try some cortisone cream but if that doesn't help see your physician. ...Read more
I have some sort of bites on the inside side of my leg that are itchy and have been there for 3+ months, how can I get rid of them? What are they?
Insect bites: Insect bites usually heal long before three months. Perhaps you now have a secondary prolonged reaction. Try applying cortisone type cream or ointment. If lesions persist or worsen, see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more