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Rash Or Bites On Legs
S.S.R.: Some sorta rash? Rashes are difficult to diagnose without an appropiate history and physical exam, as there are many causative agents.Allergens, pathogens, systemic disorders and medications among others all could cause a rash.If the rash persists, is asccompanied by other symptoms, apppears to worsen or plainly just bothers you, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I developed a rash after shaving my legs. Looked like razor bumps. Rash worse around ankles and better on the legs but rash has spread to feet and itc?
Reaction: Sounds like you are describing hives. This is likely an allergic reaction to something. Could be another type of bug bite but more likely it is a reaction to something that you ate or something that came in contact with your skin. You should have your doctor take a look and decide how to treat. ...Read more
7yo has rashes on both upper arms. Raised red bumps. Itchy. Doesn't look like hives. Allergic reaction?
Skin rash: The differential is very large. Could be sun exposure. Could be contact dermatitis. I would follow up with your family physician or dermatologist and give a more detailed rendering. When did it happen? Was the child taking any medication at the time? Any travel history? Use of new detergents or change in clothes? Have a great day. ...Read more
Different causes: There are different causes of this type of rash includung allergy to foods, medications, etc. Have a physician or dermatologist evaluate the rash if still present. In the meantime if you're uncomfortable you could take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itch but be aware that it can cause drowsiness. Claritin is less effective but does not cause drowsiness. ...Read more
Rash on legs below buttocks and down the legs it started as a spotty rash on legs very itchy and irritating?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and the best treatment options. This way you can have the best treatment. ...Read more
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Can inhaling an allergen (pollen/dust) cause hives like symptoms on the skin (like on arms, legs, waist, neck)?
Swimming rash: Basic skin sensitivity to treated water results in contact dermatitis, according to mayoclinic.Com. You develop reddened and irritated skin, sometimes with raised red bumps on your skin. Swimmer's itch is another skin condition that causes red and raised bumps or even blisters on your skin. Parasites in infected water cause swimmer's itch. The condition usually resolves itself after about one week. ...Read more
Bumpy rashes on legs: Rashes can be difficult to diagnosis, even by a skilled dermatologist looking at the rash in person. With just a description i cannot answer your question. There are many causes of rashes in these areas, such as a contact allergy, irritation, chafing, fungus, scabies, etc. I recommend you make an appointment with a board certified dermatologist so she/he can examine you and make a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a rash/insect bite/sting on my upper leg. Circular shape, size of a R5 coin, small red bumps. Itchy and sore if i press on it. What could it be?
See dermatologist: Can’t tell for sure you need to speak with your physician and or see a dermatologist ...Read more
I got mosquito bites thursday, a few rashes popped on my leg with mosqeto bites around it. How can I get rid of it?
Hydrocortisone: Your dermatologist can give you meds for this problem which work faster. ...Read more
I have a rash that has suddenly started on my leg. Intially I thought it was a insect bite. It is gone about a week and the rash seems to be spreading. I did experience other rashes and brusies for a week on other parts of my body which has gone away
Unfortunately it: is impossible to diagnose rashes over the internet because we cannot examine you. You will need to see a health care provider for an examination. ...Read more
On holiday in turkey and my leg is developing burn like rashes that were originally insect bites. They are not itchy or painful to touch, just ugly.
OK,...: Tough to know what this exactly without an exam. Sounds like a progression of the healing process, and hopefully you will not acquire scars form the bites moving forward. Try no to itch them or pick at them as that wold increase risk of infection and scarring. See Dr. if you feel they are not improving. ...Read more
I have red rashes on my legs that look like bug bites, but they are not itchy or irritated. And there is a patch on my arm that is small and not red.
Rash : Difficult to answer without more information and pictures. Contact one of us or see your doctor ...Read more
My tailbone, legs, and hips have been hurting to the point its hard to move. Tired, random rashes on back that look like bug bite. sudden weight gain?
I have a rash on my leg. How can I tell if it is from a bite? I'm particularly concerned about a tick bite.
I got bit several time on the leg by a spider a few days ago and now I have developed a rash. What is the quickest remedy?
Let me explain: Do you know what kind of spider? Two that are present in the contiguous United States, and more common in the southern states, the black widow spider and brown recluse spider. Cleanse the wound. Use soap and water. Slow the venom's spread. If the spider bite is on an arm or a leg, tie a snug bandage above the bite and elevate the limb to help slow or halt the venom's spread. Seek attention. ...Read more
Hi I have a rash on the back of my leg and in the in ivetried different ointments and has not yet cleared up looks like an insect bite what can I do?
I'm worried because my boyfriend has a rash that looks like bug bites all over his legs and it's spreading, what do you suggest?
I have a rash on my legs that looks like bug bites. It started on the bottom of my leg spread up n 2 the other. Started after gardening 6 monthsago?
Itches or burns: What is the rash like? Does it itch or burn? If it developed after gardening 6 months ago, it may be from poison ivy. Make sure that all material having contacted with the ivy gets washed off with laundry soap or else you will end up getting a rash whenever you come into contact with it. Your shoes, gloves, tools etc need to be cleaned. Consider seeing a dermatologist also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should I do if I have a big rash around the bottom of my leg with a bite in the middle but its got worse over night and tonight it has started to swell any advice?
Do symptoms of Lyme present only on the side of the body the bite was on? Bug bite w/ rash around it l arm, symptoms r arm and leg.
The photo quiz say it lime desse rash I was bite by a tick in the back of my leg back in may of last year?
Non itchy red rash,oval,2cm long,1cm wide,a bit scaly on borders,a bit raised.appeared on leg 2months ago.has small dot close to it.what it could be?
I have a rash that almost looks like bug bites that started on my legs but seems to be spreading and very itchy and painful any thoughts as what it is?
Rash: This rash could be hives or irritation from shaving (most common), when from shaving it is usually when you use a razor with more than 2 blades and try to get a close shave. If hives they only last in each spot for less than a day. Need to see and md for best advice. Can take benadryl/use calamine and stop shaving for awhile. ...Read more
I have a rash on my leg. Thought it was from a mosquito bite, but now its swollen and red and I m afraid it's a spider bite. Could you take a look?
Not a spider: There are no venomous spiders in NY. Unless you saw and felt the spider attack you know it is something else. There are hundreds of different causes for a rash on your leg. Does it itch? How long? Best result will be obtained by a trip to a dermatologist. Meanwhile you can try hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more
Red rash around what I believe are mosquito bites. 3 on left. 1 on right. 3 on arm. Arm not as bad. Legs are very red. ?
Allergic reaction: If it is an insect bite there will be local redness around the site of the bite. It should subside after 3 days. If it progress then it would be advisable to have your doctor look at it to make sure it is not secondarily infected. Cool soaks and topical benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help control the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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