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Rash Behind Knees And Armpits
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
Psoriasis?: Although it is very difficult to diagnose rashes without actually looking at it. But it sounds like early psoriasis by the distribution and description that you have given. Please consider uploading pictures and consulting a dermatologist here on HealthTap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause swollen lymph nodes under both arms, itchy skin with no rash , burning sensations in bones and joint pain?
Lupus vs RA: Sounds systemic! i would really urge you visit your md please! too many things going on! please let me know what diagnosis your doc give you ! best of luck! ...Read more
Left shoulder blade, upper back neck, ankles, knee pain. Appearing and dispiriting rashes onmy hands and rashes all over me turns to bruises?
Get evaluated now: Have this issue evaluated asap either by your own doctor or the ER. Some causes may be serious. ...Read more
Swollen Lymph nodes under both armpits and left side neck, itchy skin on both arms with rash, left upper arm hurts, muscle twitches here and there ?
Exam: Do not ignore these symptoms. Make an appointment for a comprehensive physical exam-asap. ...Read more
I have a symmetrical rash on my upper arms close to my armpit, front thighs, ankles and soles of my feet. It's itchy and raised when i scratch. Help!
Rash: I have a symmetrical rash on my upper arms close to my armpit, front thighs, ankles and soles of my feet. It's itchy and raised when i scratch. Help! ANS: Send picture next time and go see your Dr. Trust you will tell how old you are, medical Hx and what meds you are on? Sounds like you have dermatographia as well. ...Read more
New laundry detergant gave me a skin rash on my legs and behind my knees. There is also some swelling behind my knees.?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I have a rash on my hands, arms, small of my back, thighs, knee caps and elbows. The rash is itchy and burns and painful.?
Sun burn feeling rash between legs by knees localized in same spots on both sides, no itching, red.
Contact dermatitis?: Sounds like you could be having a reaction to something. The detergent you use on your clothes, a soap, or lotion, etc. Stop any new products, and go fragrance free. If you are wearing spandex or clothes with spandex, then a reaction to the spandex could be a problem, too. Over the counter hydrocortisone cream will help if this is the cause. If it does not or gets hot or painful, worse-see MD ...Read more
My 3 year old son has a rash in both armpits and behind both knees. They itch. His armpit ones are spreading. What could this be?
Sounds like it: could be eczema, a contact rash or a fungal infection. For the first 2, the treatment would be a cortisone cream and for the third an anti-fungal cream. If he is otherwise well, you could try these over-the-counter and if not better, or worsening or appears ill in any way, I would recommend seeing his pediatrician. ...Read more
I've developed a persistent rash in areas like crook of elbows, armpits, behind knees, between fingers. Skin feels rough and dry. What is this?
For a few weeks now, I've had itchy areas on my arms and legs. They start out as tiny little spots. Then I started scratching and they become red, itchy rashes. I have 2 places on my left arm, 1 on my right and behind both of my legs (knee area). What
To vague for dx: There are far too many conditions or agents that could be linked to this set of symptoms. You may need to see a doc if the problem doesn't self heal over a day or two. ...Read more
Hello, I've been feeling more exhausted than usual and I've had a rash on my knees, ankles, armpits and inner thighs for over a month. Any suggestions for clearing it up? I haven't changed my diet, shampoo/body wash or laundry detergent yet, but i'm alre
Exam needed: I strongly recommend that a dermatologist examine you for diagnosis and treatment. We have recently been hearing about a lot of scabies cases. Other possibilities include eczematoid dermatitis, allergic reaction. I think it's quite important that you be examined soon. Appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more
My 8th mnt daughter has skin rashes on head,elbows,knee,bumps,cheeks,neck,arm.her dad has psoriasis..cud it be d same n is it serious?using cetaphil.
Itchy?: At this young age, I would be more suspicious of eczema (atopic dermatitis) which may be linked to food allergies as well as airborne allergens. If these rash itch, then eczema is more likely. If you are using Cetaphil lotion, be sure to use it regularly and apply it within 3 mins after bathing. Talk to your pediatrician. A discussion of eczema can be found elsewhere. ...Read more
My son has developed a rash in his belly button the fold of his arm and being his knees. It's not bumps just red and itchy any suggestions he's three?
Have it evaluated: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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
I have a reoccurring itchy rash/red bumps, not in the same spots. Started on back, then gone quickly. 3 months later to foot, then gone. Then arm, and gone. Now knee, almost gone. What could it be?
My 15 weeks old is 1 of those chubby babies. The folds behind her knees & in her armpits are so red & irritated. What medication will help heal it?
Candida: The antecubital and popliteal fossae in young chubby babies are areas where they can get a candidal yeast infection due to humidity and wetness. You can use nystatin topically three times a day for 4 weeks. Also important to keep the area dry, consider using vaseline to keep the area from getting wet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a difference between inflamed lymph nodes & general glands? I have puffy glands in my upper thighs, armpit, behind knees but no sign of nodes
I'm getting rashes behind my knees, my arms near elbows , my stomach above belly button. What could this be?
My 4 yr old son suffers from itching, rashes and redness after every 7-10 days behind his knees & back of his thighs, hips and elbow joints?
Eczema: Eczema is a skin problem which causes dry, itchy skin, especially in the areas you mentioned. It can come and go for years. Bathe with plain water, only mild soap as needed, no scrubbing. Pat dry and apply a good moisturizer (no fragrance, thick, not a watery lotion) regularly. If it worsens and causes raw skin, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My daughter has a small pimply looking rash behind her knee. It has made a couple of clusters and is traveling to the front of her leg. ?
Rash from sitting: Possibly. There are many causes of skin rashes in these areas, but sweating and friction is a common cause on the back of the upper legs. ...Read more
Behind my knee I have seemed to have got a slight rash with black dots on. It doesn't itch but i don't know what to do to get rid of it. ?
I have black marks on inner thigh and behind knees and under arm, but im only 55 kg.
What is this and how can I stop it, its been there ever since?
Marks: See a dermatologist with to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
A rash started behind my knees 3 months ago. My whole body is now covered. I have a higher cortisol level. I am pregnant. What will take the itch away?
My son (11) and daughter (7) have got a reaction on their skin, it’s is mostly on the neck, behind knees, under arm areas. Allergy to pool chem possib?
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