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For manu months I have had a small patch of itchy skin my leg. It never gets worse but never goes away or spread s?

For manu months I have had a small patch of itchy skin my leg.  It never gets worse but never goes away or spread s?

Eczema: Could be a condition called eczema. If it bleeds after you scratch it could be psoriasis especially if you notice white scaly skin. Try over the counter cortisone cream to see it helps. If not, you might need to sees dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and proper treatment setup. ...Read more

Skin Problems (Definition)

Very broadly, anything that is not normal or causes symptoms. Some are self limited (ie poison ivy) some are chronic (ie eczema) and the latter may be more representative of ...Read more


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What to do if I get itchy skin at the top of my legs and groin?

What to do if I get itchy skin at the top of my legs and groin?

Could be fungal: infection, keep the area dry, change underwear often, use separate towels to dry the groin, can use OTC anti fungal cream, if that doesn't work, see your doctor, good luck ...Read more

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I get realy itchy skin mainly at night more on my legs and feet what could this be?

I get realy itchy skin mainly at night more on my legs and feet what could this be?

Many possibilities : Without a proper skin exam it is impossible to say. Common possibilities include dry skin, stress and allergy of one sort or another. If the itching has affected your ability to sleep or quality of life your best bet is to visit with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I got dry and itchy skin during winter. Now, i get red itchy spot on my skin, but only a few on arm, leg and my body. What is the diagnosis?

I got dry and itchy skin during winter. Now, i get red itchy spot on my skin, but only a few on arm, leg and my body. What is the diagnosis?

Lubricate: High doses of marine fish oil and/or coconut oil can help lubricate from the inside, not just outside. Please avoid lotions w/alcohol in them because they are drying. Winter is high season for dry skin. Check with a dermatologist for a diagnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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5 yr old son, with black oval spot on leg surrounded by raised itchy skin. He's been playing in woods lately.

5 yr old son, with black oval spot on leg surrounded by raised itchy skin. He's been playing in woods lately.

See physician soon: Based upon your description, I am worried about an infection (i.e. MRSA). Please keep very close eye on the size of the oval and see your physician as soon as reasonably possible. If signs of fever, lethargy or any other concernings issues arise, go to the Emergency Room ASAP. ...Read more

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I've recently developed tiny prickly itchy skin color bumps on my legs, usually on exposed areas. Sometimes also on my elbows and chin. What is it?

I've recently developed tiny prickly itchy skin color bumps on my legs, usually on exposed areas. Sometimes also on my elbows and chin. What is it?

Prickly itchy bumps: Could be prickly heat (miliaria) or eczema, rarely psoriasis Cool, wash 2 x a day with soap and water try calomine lotion and try light coat of desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (diaper rash ointment) at night Follow up with doctor. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

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