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Rash On Upper Arms And Thighs
What causes sunburn like rash on chest, upper arms, and thighs which is also accompanied by purple, swollen feet and ankles?
Get physical exam: Rashes and skin discolorations are the result of many diseases, medications, and conditions. You must be evaluated by medical doctor for this problem. Discuss any medications or drugs you have taken or are taking. This could be signs of serious reaction, allergic or immunologic, to bacteria, drugs, chemicals, or other infections. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many things that may cause a rash on the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, poor circulation, allergic reactions, bacterial, viral or fungal infections, insect bites, friction, and cancer can all cause discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I woke up with a giant rash looks almost like as if I rubbed poison ivy on. Find one on my thigh, calve, and upper arms on both sides. Is it heat?
More info: That must have been frightening but probably not worrisome unless you recently started some new medication. Some important questions are: Itching? Painful? Raised, flat or bumpy? Well defined borders? Response to any medicines tried? ...Read more
I have a symmetrical rash on my upper arms close to my armpit, front thighs, ankles and soles of my feet. It's itchy and raised when I scratch. Help!
Rash: I have a symmetrical rash on my upper arms close to my armpit, front thighs, ankles and soles of my feet. It's itchy and raised when I scratch. Help! ANS: Send picture next time and go see your Dr. Trust you will tell how old you are, medical Hx and what meds you are on? Sounds like you have dermatographia as well. ...Read more
I have a rash on face, neck, upper arms and little on thigh. Not bad but little itchy. Got flu and pneum shot 28and took my 3rd dose of Humira (adalimumab) on 2.??
See rheum and derm: You need to see your rheumatologist and dermatologist. These symptoms are important and need to be clarified to design your total therapy. ...Read more
Common cold like symptoms, swollen glands, rash on inner thighs upper arms and shoulder/back rash is slowly spreading and a little itchy. Help?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Tremors In hands, weak upper arms, kinda weak in legs, dizziness, weight loss, vision off, tingling in feet, stiff fingers. Post viral? Got mri, not ms
I have pimple like bumps on the back of my upper arms and thighs. They are not itching. What could be?
My skin hurts to touch on my back, chest, upper arms and thighs. Extremely tired and constant headaches?
See: See your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
For the past week, I've been extremely itchy. It started on my upper arms and thighs, now it's all over my arms and legs. They are little bumps, help?
Tell your parents?: You'll need to have your parents sign up for an account on HealthTap and then, they can pose questions on your behalf. That is because of laws governing treatment of minors whether by telemedicine or otherwise. We need parental permission to give you any sort of medical advice let alone a prescription. Have you told your parents about your condition? I'm sure they can help you as well. ...Read more
Have them checked: You need to have these patches checked, it could be anything, and without looking and feeling we can not tell you what it can be so get it checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have an itch on my arms, thighs, and upper back. No visible rashes. For nearly 3 mnths I've been having it. Not intense, but uncomfortable.
Many things: Itching (pruritus) can be caused by skin conditions such as eczema or hives. It can also be due to infections such as scabies or lice. Internal, non-skin, diseases can also cause itching such as kidney failure and hepatitis. Other causes include internal malignancies, drug reactions, anxiety and many other causes. Often no exact cause can be identified. SEE:bit. Ly/1u0iDFO ...Read more
See a Dr: A priest and a fox walk into a bar. What did the bartender have for lunch? ...Read more
Why do I have these weird type rashes under my arms and all around my thighs that look like scratches from a cat. No side effects. What is this?
Marks: They may actually be stretch marks, those are very typical places for stretch marks and stretch marks can have varying appearances from person to person. Especially if they are not painful or itchy or very bothersome in a physical way, my guess is that's what they are. Best wishes. ...Read more
Every morning I wake up in acute pain in my thighs especially, right hip and small of back, plus my upper arms feel like they are broken. The pain is?
My son, age 18, has large broken capillaries, around his upper thighs and upper arms. He lifts weights. Cause? Cure?
I've been getting Wierd small circular red rashes blotched around my body (mainly chest, back, and under upper arms) they are not itchy.
May be fungal like ringworm. You can try over the counter anti-fungal medications. Or may be eczema due to dry skin or food /environmental allergies or granuloma annulare which needs steroids, sometimes you can first layer the antifungal and then on top the steroid cream or get a cream that contains both by prescription f/u /w/doc
see http://www. Cdc. Gov/fungal/diseases/ringworm/treatment. Html ...Read more
My skin isn't clear on my upper arms & thighs. They're a bit rough/prickly. Tried lotions & others. Had my whole life. Not itchy/painful. Any idea?
Keratosis pillaris: Keratosis pillaris, usually a benign and asymptomatic skin condition, commonly presents as you have pointed out, often involving the upper arms, but can be seen elsewhere on the body as well. If this is the condition you have, daily use of exfoliating moisturizers containing Lactic Acid or urea may help. Topical tretinoin may also be very effective. ...Read more
I have bumps on my legs & arms that itch bad (mostly on thighs & back of inside of upper arms).My fiance doesn't have them & I haven't changed products?
Yes: Should be evaluated. Might be related to medications. Might be neurological. Might be orthopaedic. Very concerning and should be evaluated. ...Read more
I have rashes on my arms an thighs little bumps appearing on my body and my body itches what STDs could this be?
Why suspect STD?: What you describe is a common type of rash. But to make a proper diagnosis, it should be inspected by your doctor or a dermatologist. But why did you jump to the conclusion it was an std? Have you been diagnosed with std? See your doctor please. ...Read more
I've been feeling pins and needles feelings most commonly on my back, neck, upper arms, backside, thighs, and my sides. What could be causing this?
I have keratosis pilaris in my upper arms, thighs, and cheeks. How can I get rid of them? I have tried coconut oil, but it doesn't seem to be working.
Lactic acid creams: Keratosis pilaris bumps don't like to completely go away, but Amlactin (or other creams containing lactic acid) can help. If the bumps are on both sides of the body, one can try Amlactin on one side (and use the other side for comparison). After 1 month, if the Amlactin side is a lot smoother than the other side, then that is a good sign that the lactic acid cream has helped. ...Read more
Red rashes on upper arms and buttocks? He hasn't been sick lately. He says that it doesn't itch& recently told dr said it could be eczema, what can I use
Doctor can examine: Rashes can be hard to describe or diagnose without seeing them. A primary care or a dermatology doctor can look at it in order to tell what it is. If a dry skin or eczema rash, hydrocortisone cream helps. Some rashes are an allergy to something. Hydrocortisone also helps allergic rashes. Bacterial or fungal rashes benefit from antimicrobials. If it doesn't go away, a dermatologist can take a look. ...Read more
See doctor: You would be wise to see your doctor. You also need to give a good description of the rah and is it itchy or painful? Etc ...Read more
29 yr old female, deep tissue aches in thighs & upper arms & blue-ish, purple bruises without injury, over a year. Mainly rite thigh. What could it be?
Muscle problem: Chronic, unprovoked muscle pain associated with unexplained bruising could be a serious problem. There are certain medical conditions that can cause this and would need to be investigated by your physician. There are blood tests that can narrow down the likely causes. Myositis is an example of a condition where the muscles can be painful or weak. ...Read more