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Rash On Legs After Shower
Hives: You may be developing hives, which can also occur after swimming, I suggest taking a short duration shower and not using very hot water while showering. You can also take an antihistamine before showering to lessen your symptoms. If the rash persists, you may need an allergist's opinion for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have a rash on my leg for some months now. It gets very itchy and sometimes bleeds. It seems to 'flare up' after contact with water, e.G. Shower.?
Picture: Can you post a picture of it? ...Read more
I have had severe upper rhespiratory problems due to allergies for the past few days but today they re better but now after taking a Claritin and a hot shower I have a blotchy red rash on my arms and legs it s not itchy but I m wondering what the cause mi
Viral? Allergic?: Blotchy appearing reddish rashes can occur when the blood flow in the tiny vessels at the skin's surface change, such as in an allergic rash, a viral rash, or in reaction to changes in skin temperature. Viral infections that cause cold symptoms and other symptoms can sometimes cause such skin patterns (fifth disease, caused by a virus, can cause reddish patterns). A doctor can evaluate if needed. ...Read more
See your doctor:
Warm shower ---not likely
Red blotchy skin, "not a rash" I'm a pretty healthy teenage boy but when I take a shower or go outside on a hot day my legs get red splotches all over?
CholinergicUrticaria: Cholinergic urticaria is a form of hive which develops in response to a physical trigger, such as drastic temperatures, hot showers, sunlight, emotional distress, exercise and occassionally viral infectons. When this condition becomes chronic (recurrent, frequent), daily medications such as Zyrtec or Xyzal (levocetirizine) can be used for prevention. ...Read more
Diseases (virus, parasites, etc) you can catch from using a communal shower & sink if you have dermatitis (leg skin with minor rash) and use sandals?
I have a nasty rash around my groin area and at the top of my legs. It usually gets worse after I have had a shower or bath. Any ideas on what it could be?
Below scrotum and toward right leg I have a damp red rash that smells like fish. If scrubbed in shower produces slight pains. What is this?
Possible fungal: The damp red rash with a fishy smell may be from a longstanding fungal infection; however if sexually active, could be related to std. I would recommend over the counter antifingal cream (lotrimin (clotrimazole) af) - apply a thin layer am/pm for 5 days- if not resolved- see your pohysician and get checked for stds. ...Read more
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
See a doc: You need a physical examintion and evalution. Talk to your PCP ...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?
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
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
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
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