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I have got very itchy rashes on my legs after shaving. They has not disappeared yet even today is the third day. Should i go to meet a doctor ?

I have got very itchy rashes on my legs after shaving. They has not disappeared  yet even today is the third day. Should i go to meet a doctor ?

You may : You can try over the counter Hydrocortisone 1%cream use locally twice a day as it may be due to contact dermatitis due to the shaving cream or due to hair growinf inwards in the skin.If not better see your doctor or dermatologist for advice to avoid that you should shave downwards from knee to ankle only and exfoliate your legs after shaving. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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I have got very itchy rashes on my legs after shaving. Can u tell me how to get rid of this problem? Any natural remedies ?

I have got very itchy rashes on my legs after shaving. Can u tell me how to get rid of this problem? Any natural remedies ?

Shaving rash: Try switching the soap or shaving gel you are using during shaving and use a sensivitve lotion to moisturize (such as eucerin) after shaving is completed. This should reduce/eliminate this problem. ...Read more

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Got rashes on the insides of both of my legs?

Got rashes on the insides of both of my legs?

Lots of rash causes: Mary, your question is pretty broad. It would be helpful to know if the rash begins in the groin or is midway down inner thighs. It is also helpful to know if the rash is warm and tender. The most common causes of a rash where skin might rub against itself is irritation. For an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan please see a general practitioner or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have strange rashes on my legs, what is this?

I have strange rashes on my legs, what is this?

Sorry can't even: Venture a guess with the info available. A dermatologist can usually identify rashes. Take care. ...Read more

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How come I have random rashes on my arm and leg?

How come I have random rashes on my arm and leg?

There is no : Simple answer to that. Please consider that the possibilities are almost limitless without more history and an exam. Maybe you have dry skin. Have you tried a moisturizer? ...Read more

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I have bite mark rashes on my legs, they've been there for two months. Can you help me identify them?

I have bite mark rashes on my legs, they've been there for two months. Can you help me identify them?

Bites?: How do you know they are "bites"? Confined to the legs and persisting 2 months suggests stasis dermatitis, possibly eczema. Best advise is to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Since August I developed a few eczema looking rashes, mostly on my leg. I also developed within this time, on my leg, a few cysts. What's causing them?

Since August I developed a few eczema looking rashes, mostly on my leg. I also developed within this time, on my leg, a few cysts. What's causing them?

Dermatologist: Your best bet is to see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Your description of the rash and cyst like lesions are nondiagnostic without inspecting them. ...Read more

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How long do leg heat rashes stay?

How long do leg heat rashes stay?

Variable: Depends on cause, but usually no more than a few weeks. ...Read more

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Does dry skin rashes follow the vains up the leg?

Does dry skin rashes follow the vains up the leg?

Yes: So called "venous eczema" are skin changes that can overlie varicose veins, and are due to the underlying venous hypertension. They can be moisturized, and should get better with compression, or if you have surgery on your veins. ...Read more

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Should I use a different detergent if my baby keeps getting rashes on her leg?

Should I use a different detergent if my baby keeps getting rashes on her leg?

Usually won't matter: Recurrent rashes on the arms and legs of babies are often eczema, which appears as reddened, rough, dry skin areas. On severe eczema areas, the skin will get tiny cracks that ooze moisture. Changing the laundry detergent usually doesn't make a difference in the rash, but parents can try using no detergent for 2-3 weeks and see if the rash resolves (just wash the laundry with hot or warm water). ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more