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Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower  back and lower abdomen

Hive & rash: you have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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My legs itch and are red after a shower does this mean I have sle?

My legs itch and are red after a shower does this mean I have sle?

No: It means you are sensitive to water, vibration, or heat. This is called aquagenic urticaria, a type of physical hives which can be controlled by pre loading with an non- sedating antihistamine.Cool compresses immediately after the shower will help as well as perhaps baths instead of showers. ...Read more

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I get extremely itchy skin usually on my legs and when I itch it I get raised bumps and Red pin point dots and it itches more. Should I be concerned?

I get extremely itchy skin usually on my legs and when I itch it I get raised bumps and Red pin point dots and it itches more. Should I be concerned?

Dry skin?: Try applying a moisturizer on your legs within 3 minutes after bathing (daily bathing is encouraged) to see if this helps (may take a couple of weeks). Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. If the problem fails to resolve, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have itchy skin every where no dry skin and when it itches it starts to burn and get red but no bumps or rash what is this ?

I have itchy skin every where  no dry skin and when it itches it starts to burn and get red but no bumps or rash what is this ?

Well: It gets red and itches then goes away, no rash or bumps. It could be a rash or what is called idiopathic urticaria, release of inflammation due to stress. Oddlly enough sometimes an h-2 bkocker like tagamet for the the stomach can help. It may be allergic reaction or something else and i would not avoid seeing a doctor. I would trey Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night and tagamet is pretty cheap. Look up idiop. ...Read more

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I have a red rash on the back of my leg and it itches really bad?

I have a red rash on the back of my leg and it itches really bad?

Leg itch: A natural question would be to ask if you came in contact with Poison Ivy or Poison Oak. In any event, if the rash is not spreading you can try Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) creme which is over-the-counter. This should help to clear it up. If the rash is spreading you should probably see a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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While at lake yestrdy & out of water saw sm pin mark w blood running down leg. Today site is red, slt swollen, warm and itches around site. Concerns?

While at lake yestrdy & out of water saw sm pin mark w blood running down leg. Today site is red, slt swollen, warm and itches around site. Concerns?

Yes: You were probably bitten by some organism while in the water. Might be serious or not depending on what bit you. Your best bet now is to see your family physician or a dermatologist ASAP ...Read more

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I have this bug bite that has yellowish liquid in it on my left leg near my calf. It is surrounded by red skin. It itches and I am having calf pains ?

I have this bug bite that has yellowish liquid in it on my left leg near my calf. It is surrounded by red skin. It itches and I am having calf pains ?

Insect Bite: Signs and symptoms of an insect bite result from the injection of venom or other substances into your skin. The venom causes pain and sometimes triggers an allergic reaction. The severity of the reaction depends on your sensitivity to the insect venom or substance and whether you've been stung or bitten more than once. See your doctor as the bite may be infected. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more