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How to get rid of a rash on inside of elbows?

How to get rid of a rash on inside of elbows?

INSIDE OF ELBOW RASH: HOW LONG? DOES IT ITCH? COULD BE ANY NUMBER OF THINGS: DIFFERENT SOAPS, DETERGENTS, HOBBIES, FRAGRANCES, EXPOSURES TO CHEMICALS, ETC. A CAT OR A DOG, PERHAPS? IF NO BETTER, PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

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 a rash on inside of elbow that appeared a week ago. Itchy in the morning and just before bedtime. Used an antifungal ointment but isnt working?

I have a rash on inside of elbow that appeared a week ago. Itchy in the morning and just before bedtime. Used an antifungal ointment but isnt working?

Irritant Dermatitis: Irritant contact dermatitis accounts for 80% of all contact dermatitis reactions. It occurs when the skin comes in contact with a substance that acts as an irritant. Even though over 2800 substances have been identified as irritants, almost any substance under the right circumstances can act as an irritant. Treatment is with prescription cortisone cream. ...Read more

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Circular rash inside of elbow related to infection?

Hard to say: Sometimes a fungus infection ( the same type which causes athlete's foot) may produce a circular lesion but there may be other probabilities. ...Read more

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I have a red skin rash on the inside of elbows of both arms..?

I have a red skin rash on the inside of elbows of both arms..?

More information: How long have you had it? Does it itch or hurt? A variety of skin conditions can cause such a condition. Your best bet is to see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the inside of my elbow, what do i do?

I have a rash on the inside of my elbow, what do i do?

Rash: The first thing I recommend you do is to go to the Pharmacy and see if they could find some cream for your elbow. If they can you will have to pay (small amount) but your problem will be solved. If the Pharmacist feels that you should not take the medicine till you have seen the doctor, please do as they suggest. Hope all goes well - please let me know. ...Read more

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I've had this rash on the inside of my elbow off and on since 4 months ago?

I've had this rash on the inside of my elbow off and on since 4 months ago?

Possible allergy: The inside of the elbow is a common site for an allergic or irritant reaction to chemicals, perfumes or other products. ...Read more

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I had an itchy dry rash on the inside of my elbows for 3 weeks. What could be the causes?

I had an itchy dry rash on the inside of my elbows for 3 weeks. What could be the causes?

Probably eczema: This is the classic description of atopic (allergic) eczema. It usually occurs in people with history of allergies, and is made worse by exposure to allergens, scratching the skin, and loss of skin moisture. Treatment is to apply moisturizers liberally, prevent further drying from soaps, etc, and stop scratching. Steroid creams from your doctor can help, too. See your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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