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Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hive & rash: You have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


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9 month old ringworm like rashes on arms torso and lower legs trued anti fungal pills for ringworm did nothing?

9 month old ringworm like rashes on arms torso and lower legs trued anti fungal pills for ringworm did nothing?

See a Dermatologist: For better management of this condition, if you have already seen one, get a revisit or get a second opinion, best wishes ...Read more

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I have an itchy red rash on my lower arms and lower legs?

I have an itchy red rash on my lower arms and lower legs?

Eczema: Sounds like eczema. Otc cortisone cream can help. Prescription cortisone from your doctor would be better. Heavy moisture with creams, not lotions will help keep it away. ...Read more

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My Son has a pale red skin rash on his back arms and legs. Parts of it are round (back arms lower legs) but it is all over his buttocks help?

My Son has a pale red skin rash on his back arms and legs. Parts of it are round (back arms lower legs) but it is all over his buttocks help?

? Viral rash: Many viruses can cause the kind of rash you are describing. Also key to know if there are other symptoms such as red eyes, runny nose or fever. Your son's age also can narrow down the possible cause. Needs follow up with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I am dizzy, have nausea, and light headed. I have also had pains in my lower legs and arms. Should I be seen by a dr?

I am dizzy, have nausea, and light headed. I have also had pains in my lower legs and arms. Should I be seen by a dr?

Yes: 28y fem. W. "dizzy, lightheaded, nausea & pains legs/arms". If fever/syncope need urgent evaluation. Viral? If semi-acute, hours to days, expeditious doctor evaluation needed for consideration of a systemic disorder. If long-term, weeks to months, see primary doctor for in-depth medical evaluation; if no distinctive diagnosis is obtained, then see Rheumatologist for consideration of fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Have some petechia on lower legs and arms. What's causing it and how do I treat it? Have psoriasis under control using enbrel and arava (leflunomide).Have graves too.

Have some petechia on lower legs and arms. What's causing it and how do I treat it? Have psoriasis under control using enbrel and arava (leflunomide).Have graves too.

Petechiae: Many noninfectious medical conditions also can cause petechiae. Examples include:
hemolytic uremic syndrome (hus),
idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (itp),
leukemia,
infantile scurvy,
vasculitis,
vitamin k deficiency,
see your doctor to help find a cause. ...Read more

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Frequent headaches for 10 years, 2 weeks tingling in lower legs and arms. Last night dizzy while sitting down. Brain tumor? Or due to stress?

Headaches: The headaches for the past 10 years make a brain tumor unlikely. Albeit a small slow growing mass could manifest this way. The dizziness and the tingling in the arms and legs are nonspecific and require a careful history and physical examination. An MRI of the brain and cervical spine may be indicated. A neurologist can help with headaches and better define the cause of the dizziness and tingling. ...Read more

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Does anyone have pain that comes and goes for no reason in the thighs, lower legs, arms?

Does anyone have pain that comes and goes for no reason in the thighs, lower legs, arms?

No: There is always a reason that you experience pain. Sometimes it can be difficult to find the cause. Pain in the areas you describe could be muscular, joint, nerve or chemical. Get checked by a doctor if they don't get better by themselves. ...Read more

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Hello. I started working out since April 2013. Since then, I stopped altogether, and I'm losing weight and can see it in my arms and lower legs. Why?

Hello. I started working out since April 2013. Since then, I stopped altogether, and I'm losing weight and can see it in my arms and lower legs. Why?

LIkely 2 levels answ: First, working out will increase some muscle mass and metabolic demands. Stopping working out will still allow those larger muscles to consume more calories. Second, eventually working out stopping will cause muscle loss and secondary weight loss. ...Read more

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What could cause intense bone pain in my lower legs and lower arms.?

What could cause intense bone pain in my lower legs and lower arms.?

Bone pain: In teens one thinks of growing pains; in blacks one must consider sickle cell; in your case one thinks of shin splints, stress fractures, infection (osteomyelitis), tumor, non-healing fracture. See your fp for thorough history & exam to determine cause so appropriate treatment can be undertaken. ...Read more

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Small open sores (0, 5 mm) on upper body, arms, tighs, lower legs. Heals but leaves withe marks. Ezcema?

Small open sores (0, 5 mm) on upper body, arms, tighs, lower legs. Heals but leaves withe marks. Ezcema?

Probably not: Eczema does not usually cause open sores. You should definitely see your doctor about this. You might have an infection or other issue. Good luck. ...Read more

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When I lay down I experience tingling in my lower legs and or lower arms. Massage and chiropractor did not help last time. What could be the problem?

When I lay down I experience tingling in my lower legs and or lower arms. Massage and chiropractor did not help last time. What could be the problem?

See a doc: Best to get an eval for arthritis in your neck to eval for any disc or build-up of denerative arthritis that could coprimise your spinal cord...A MRI scan of your cervical spine would answer your concerns and allievate your concerns. ...Read more

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Heavy head/ base of head back of neck discomfort/ weakness in arms/ lower back discomfort/ lower legs weakness. What could this be?

Need evaluation: Those are alot of neurologic symptoms. Differential diagnosis range from cervical myelopathy to fibromyalgia. Highly suggest a prompt neurologic evaluation. ...Read more

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When I walk, after 5-10 minutes, I get severe pain in my lower legs. This occurs in arms and hands too when playing drums and piano respectively.

Circulation or nerve: It could be numerous things. Poor circulation or nerve problem. You should get a set of labs done such as CBC and lipid panel to check if you have high cholesterol.. Additionally, you should go to a cardiologist and get an ekg, abi, and arterial ultrasound of the arms and legs. Also, if those are negative, get a nerve conduction test to see if you may have carpal tunnel or any nerve problem. ...Read more

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Hi I'm a 20 year old female. I've been experiencing tingling in lower legs, feet, finger tips, and arms, and lower back, with head pains. Help plz?

Hi I'm a 20 year old female. I've been experiencing tingling in lower legs, feet, finger tips, and arms, and lower back, with head pains. Help plz?

Anxiety?!!: You are a healthy 20 years old female with headache and generalize pain and a tingling sensation legs feet and fingers now if your pain making you hyperventilate that could explain the tingling otherwise your painty be from stress and that will cause spasm in different muscle on your body that will explain the pain and the tingling manage your stress relax breath into a brown bag. Take hot shower ...Read more

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My mom had a poor circulation test on both legs an arms was straped up tight some blockage in lower legs what kind of machine was that?

Noninvasive vascular: Possibly an abi or plethysmogram. These are noninvasive studies to sort out compromised arterial or venous disease in the lower extremeties. ...Read more

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I have pins and needles in my feet, lower legs, hands and lower arms for about three weeks now and started to get a tingling in my lips.

I have pins and needles in my feet, lower legs, hands and lower arms for about three weeks now and started to get a tingling in my lips.

Pereferal neuropathy: Your symptoms are most likely from nerve irritation from a metabolic cause. Consult a doctor who will order blood work and may be nerve test.
Dr Ekole A ...Read more

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I get dry skin and rashes on my lower legs. Tried moisturizers but none of them seem to work. What could that be?

I get dry skin and rashes on my lower legs. Tried moisturizers but none of them seem to work. What could that be?

Lubricate: High doses of marine fish oil and/or coconut oil can help lubricate from the inside. Please avoid lotions w/alcohol in them because they are drying. Winter is high season for dry skin. ...Read more

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Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks. There's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm. Currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks. There's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm. Currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require antifungal topical medication and keeping the area dry. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more