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Rash Around Elbows
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
I get rashes around my elbows and small buttons when i stay in the sun. They last for a couple of days and they itch.Anu solution?
Photodermatitis?: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1119566-overview look in particular at the list of vegetables and plants linked to phytophotodermatitis, and try staying away from those. ...Read more
Rashes: Are hard to diagnose without being seen. A rash in the inner elbow area could be eczema. You can try coconut oil or aveeno (oatmeal) lotion and see if tat helps. You can also try over the counter steroid creams. Before you do anything take a picture to show your doctor in case none of the above helps and yo need to be seen, . ...Read more
Hi there, I have itchy elbows, no rashes or bumps, they just itch and I can't seem to make it go away?
ITCHY ELBOWS?: HOW LONG HAVE THEY BEEN ITCHY? SOUNDS LIKE A CONTACT DERMATITIS FROM SOMETHING YOU HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH. THINK HARD WHAT YOU WERE DOING JUST BEFORE THE ITCHING BEGAN . . . IT DOESNT SOUND SERIOUS OR CONTAGIOUS. SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST TO RELIEVE YOUR WORRY. BEST LUCK. ...Read more
My 7 year old child has almost perfect round rashes on the inside of his elbows. They are silver dollar sized. eczema?
I have these circle like paches-rashes that apear near my right elbow from time to time. Doc wrote it of as "stress" without any tests. Problem?
My baby is 3 months old and has reddish rashes on her cheeks, elbows, and knees. Is it just eczema?
Probably, but: I would not blow it off. Many infants are allergic to a food that is causing the rash. Getting an allergy evaluation to determine if a food is related to the rash may help to dramatically improve the rash once the food culprit is eliminated from the diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer