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Rash Inside Leg
I've had this rash on my right inside leg for 6+ months now. It doesn't hurt or itch but since it hasn't went away it's scaring me. What could it be?
Hard to know: Rash is difficult to begin to diagnose without knowing more about potential exposures, more detailed medical history, and, of course, seeing and feeling the rash. You can consider a Virtual Consult, but ultimately it will potentially be more accurately evaluated in person by either your family doc or dermatologist. ...Read more
Staph: Sounds like a staphylococcus or strep infection. Go have that treated. And yes, it is contagious. ...Read more
Bumpy, not very red, not hugely itchy rash on both legs inside knees down to ankle area. Recently have spent some time walking around in tall grass.
See a doc: You need a physical examintion and evalution. Talk to your PCP ...Read more
In order to provide: You with reassurance or treatment recommendations - the rash needs to medically evaluated. There are a number of difference causes for rashes. ...Read more
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
I've been having some red rashes accompanied by a greenish color on my leg for about a week, and I think it's spreading.
Have it checked: This could be a number of things and hard to know what it is without looking at it. Most commonly, this could be reaction to something (like an allergy) or infection that may need to be treated. I suggest you see your doctor soon to have it checked out properly. ...Read more
Unusual rashes on leg? It's itchy and little swelled. It's in two places and I'm also itchy other places (back, etc) what is it?
Lots of rash causes:
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
I have bite mark rashes on my legs, they've been there for two months. Can you help me identify them?
I've rashes especially on butt n my legs since a year ago. I've applied different medicine since then but none works. What could this be?
Groin Rash: The area between the buttocks and the upper inner thighs, is warm and prone to friction rubbing. It is a common place for a fungal infection, called dermatophytes, and also yeast infections. Other kinds of rashes can also affect these areas, like psoriasis, and dermatitis. A year is a long time, and so it may be best to see a skin doctor, who can make the diagnosis and prescribe the right medicines. ...Read more
Hello I hv cellulitics on left leg. All rashes has been gone but swelling... swelling is till there & it almost one month m suffering from it.?
Chronic lymphedema: Your lymphatic system that drains fluids from various body parts was likely inflamed during the cellulitis. The resulting leg swelling can take months to years to forever to completely resolve. Use compression hose, elevate leg as much as possible above level of heart and consider use of a compression machine or massage to reduce the fluid burden. Consult with a vascular surgeon may be helpful. ...Read more
Doctor to evaluate: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A rash may be eczema, an allergic reaction, an infection, etc. Bluish or purplish spot are blood spots and would need blood testing right away. Vasculitis spots are sort of blood spots combined with inflammation. Sometimes, spots have unknown causes. A primary care doctor or dermatologist can examine both the rash and the patient, to find a treatment. ...Read more
Need to be seen: Any rash that is widespread or increasing, especially if there is also joint pain or swelling, needs to be evaluated by a provider to rule out dangerous conditions. Good luck! ...Read more
I have red rashes on my leg. I feel like it's increasing. But I am not sure if it's bed bugs or somethings else. I don't have rashes anywhere else.
Please set up an appointment to see a skin specialist.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Greetings I often get this flea infection get some rashes around my thigh or leg I use a ointment get relief but it appears any permanent solution?
Avoid fleas: The question is a little hard to understand, but seems as though if you get flea bites, you get an infection. Obviously avoiding the causing agent (or bug in this case) is the permanent solution. Using some kind of flea repellent, treating rugs, clothes and having pets flea free are all components of making this happen. ...Read more
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
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Summer's rash: Rash after swimming in a pool can be due to a reaction to chlorine in the pool or from bacteria if there is not enough chlorine in the pool water. Bathe carefully to remove chlorine from your skin and hair and take antihistamines like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin. If you're not sure whether too much or too little chlorine was the problem, get help from your physician or a dermatologist ...Read more
Various things: I would recommend seeing your doctor for this. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: If what you concerned is truly heat rash, it should go away in 3-5 days after giving the affected area a good clean & dry environment with regular care + adequate ventilation. But, oftentimes, the rashes in the areas you described may have skin yeast infection, for which applying antifungal - steroid cream lightly once or twice daily will help quickly in 2-3 days. For detail or in doubt, see Doc. ...Read more
Nummular eczema is an allergy-related disorder in which itchy, coin-shaped spots or patches appear on the skin.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
the cause of nummular eczema is unknown, but there usually is a personal or family history of:
other possibilities are fungal inections and psoriasis. ...Read more