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Pimple Like Rash On Lower Legs
Dry?: This time of year- winter itch/eczema flares in sensitive skinned people. These usually show up a dry patchy areas with skin colored bumps that may redden if irritated. Treatment is moisturize/no hot showers/drink plenty of water-60-80oz a day/ avoid harsh soaps or perfumed lotions.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash on legs below buttocks and down the legs it started as a spotty rash on legs very itchy and irritating?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and the best treatment options. This way you can have the best treatment. ...Read more
There : There are several possibilities for this one including fungal infection, yeast, or intertrigo (a condition of irritation in the groin). Other possibilities include eczema or psoriasis in the area. For "jock-itch", i often prescribe a mild Hydrocortisone cream twice daily combined with an antifungal cream twice daily in the area. I would consider a visit to a dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. I hope that helps. ...Read more
I have a bright red (and itchy!) rash on the back of both my legs, between my butt and knee. It looks like small bug bite like bumps. Not spreading.?
Many causes: Rashes are challenging even when the doctor can see them, so even harder in this forum. Small red bumps on both legs make me think of reactions to clothes, or something in contact with that area on both sides. Bites can do it. It could be heat rash, a reaction of the skin to warmth and occlusion from pressure. Some drug reactions can do that as can conditions like eczema and psoriasis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?
Reaction: Sounds like you are describing hives. This is likely an allergic reaction to something. Could be another type of bug bite but more likely it is a reaction to something that you ate or something that came in contact with your skin. You should have your doctor take a look and decide how to treat. ...Read more
I have a rash on my back on the backs of my legs and arms looks like goose pimpsthey don't itch but very painful?
Red itchy bumpy rash stared on neck spreading down back and middle of arms now on face burning up?
What might this be? An itchy rash like cluster of bumps on my lower back just above my buttocks. It looks a lot like a bunch of mosquito bites.
How long?: If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. Otherwise topical Hydrocortisone cream should be tried. If it still did not work, see an allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red small maculopapular rash on sideburns area, lower cheeks, arms, thighs and elbow crease along with sand paper texture. What could it be?
Maybe: See your primary care doctor or a dermatologist and then you will know. ...Read more
Blisters on my scalp and forearms. My left arm looks like chickenpox bumps and the right looks like scabies with 4 tracks coming out of 1 large bump?
Post a photo: Many things can look as described. Both chicken pox (unlikely) and scabies are intensely itchy. Scabies does not form visible blisters but tracks with bumps spread out at relatively even intervals. Other viral illnesses can cause rashes similar to what you describe as can contact reactions. ...Read more
Rash-like, itchy, lumps/bumps. Mainly on back and neck. Starting to itch and rash on chest. Armpits itchy.
Allergic reaction: The severity of allergies varies and can range from minor irritation to anaphylaxis (shock) — a potentially life-threatening emergency. If your symptoms after starting a new medication, call the doctor who prescribed it immediately. If you are developing a breathing problems call 911. ...Read more
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