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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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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (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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I have swollen knees and red rash that does not itch on both legs for 2 days now what could it be?

I have swollen knees and red rash that does not itch  on both legs  for 2 days now what could it be?

Go to see a Doctor: Maybe just taken diuretic you can get well. Whoever you need to see a Doctor for better evaluation diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have lupus. With that I have blood rash on my legs this is very painful. What can I do for relief?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have lupus . With that ihave blood rash on my legs this is very painful .What can I do for relief?

I have lupus . With that ihave blood rash on my legs this is very painful .What can I do for relief?

Speak to doc: There is nothing you can do as mild otc creams are generally ineffective. Speak with your rheumatologist about medication options. ...Read more

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After a month of sunburn i noticed that i have white spots on my arms and body.Some are large and without shape it does not itch.What can i do?

After a month of sunburn   i noticed that i have white spots on my arms and body.Some are large and without shape it does not itch.What   can i do?

Skin changes: It sounds like you need to visit a dermatologist. There is a possibility that you may have Tinea versicolor, which is a non-contagious fungus which causes light or dark circles which may coalesce into larger areas. It is important to wear sunscreen and avoid sunburn. Sun damage can lead to serious skin conditions including skin cancer. Remember to protect yourself from the sun. ...Read more

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Hi I went tanning in a bed a couple times and I have multiple tiny red dots underneath my skin on my stomach what is this? It doesn't itch or hurt.

Hi I went tanning in a bed a couple times and I have multiple tiny red dots underneath my skin on my stomach what is this? It doesn't itch or hurt.

Sounds like Angiomas: What you are describing sounds like a benign condition. The tiny red dots commonly come out after sun exposure, but slowly over time in most persons. Because you subjected your skin to the intense UV of a tanning bed, your skin has likely accelerated this process. This will continue at a rapid pace if you continue tanning beds. That said, you should get the red dots checked out to be sure. ...Read more

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I have this red blochy itchy dry skin on my arms.Right now I use a cream called eucerin.It's doesn't really help.I have had this on my arms for a whil?

I have this red blochy itchy dry skin on my arms.Right now I use a cream called eucerin.It's doesn't really help.I have had this on my arms for a whil?

See a dermatologist: Without being able to examine this it is impossible to diagnose and recommend therapy, but a good dermatologist will know exactly what to do. Hope this clears up soon. ...Read more

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I have these pin size dots all over my legs and arms..What could this be? I have had them for a while now. And it doesn't itch like a rash

I have these pin size dots all over my legs and arms..What could this be? I have had them for a while now. And it doesn't itch like a rash

Petechia?: It's possible these small dots are petechia, and if that is what they are you need a blood test and examination with a physician. Some infections can cause it, but there is also an immune system disorder of the platelets called itp that needs to be considered. ...Read more

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I have had severe upper rhespiratory problems due to allergies for the past few days but today they re better but now after taking a Claritin and a hot shower I have a blotchy red rash on my arms and legs it s not itchy but I m wondering what the cause mi

I have had severe upper rhespiratory problems due to allergies for the past few days but today they re better but now after taking a Claritin and a hot shower I have a blotchy red rash on my arms and legs it s not itchy but I m wondering what the cause mi

Viral? Allergic?: Blotchy appearing reddish rashes can occur when the blood flow in the tiny vessels at the skin's surface change, such as in an allergic rash, a viral rash, or in reaction to changes in skin temperature. Viral infections that cause cold symptoms and other symptoms can sometimes cause such skin patterns (fifth disease, caused by a virus, can cause reddish patterns). A doctor can evaluate if needed. ...Read more

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My legs turn red and purple and splotchy, and they itch when i stand a long time. What kind of doctor would i see about this?

My legs turn red and purple and splotchy, and they itch when i stand a long time. What kind of doctor would i see about this?

Exams: I would first consult a vascular surgeon and if he/she finds nothing wrong with your external or internal veins in your legs , then i would consult an allergist. ...Read more

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I have a light brown skin tone. I have light pink blotches (not thick or do not rise) all over my thighs and lower legs. What is this? Legs feel heavy

I have a light brown skin tone. I have light pink blotches (not thick or do not rise) all over my thighs and lower legs. What is this? Legs feel heavy

Light pink patches: Without seeing the skin, it is difficult to make a diagnosis. However, the lesions could be an an allergic contact dermatitis which would be treated with prescription cortisone cream. If you were in the sun, the rash could be caused by a photo drug reaction. Without more history and seeing the skin lesion it is difficult to make an exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi, I have this itch all over my legs and sometimes in my arms. It worse during night. I don't have any rash or dry skin.

Hi, I have this itch all over my legs and sometimes in my arms. It worse during night. I don't have any rash or dry skin.

Still dry skin poss: Although you may not believe that you have dry skin, it is worthwhile to treat it as such by applying a moisturizer within 3 minutes after bathing. If this still does not help, consider consulting an allergist. Do realize that iron deficiency and other systemic illnesses can cause itching . ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my legs and hands. It is not itching or burning. What can it be?

I have red spots all over my legs and hands. It is not itching or burning. What can it be?

Some possibilities..: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine red spots rash to see what they might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, but many times they are not. For unusual rashes, a skin biopsy may be done by a dermatologist. Other causes include viral infections, allergies (usually itch), autoimmune reactions, chemical irritants, etc... ...Read more

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I have a brown rash on both of my feet. It does not itch.

I have a brown rash on both of my feet. It does not itch.

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Recently my bruises have been getting red raised and itchy when my skin gets hot or cold. I am not on any regular medication so am a little confused as to why this has started this year.?

Recently my bruises have been getting red raised and  itchy  when  my skin gets hot or cold. I am not on any regular medication so am a little confused as to why this has started this year.?

See doctor: Might be something common line atopic dermatitis or eczema, or something more serious such as vasculitis or panniculitis or other skin condition. Best to see a dermatologist for evaluation, diagnosis (may possibly require a biopsy), and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a lot of moles on my legs and when i'm cold they go bright red and sometimes itch. What could this be please ?

I have a lot of moles on my legs and when i'm cold they go bright red and sometimes itch.  What could this be please ?

If they turn: Colors, it could be hemangiomata or allergic reaction. Best to show it to a dermatologist, because it could be manifestation of systemic disease. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

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