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Red Blotchy Rash On Legs
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
Non raised, non itchy, red blotchy rash on arms and legs only for 5 days now, taken strong antihistamines but it's getting worse doctor is unsure?
Red splotchy rash: You may have erythema infectiosum or fifth's disease which is a harmless viral exanthem. ...Read more
Can adults get fifth disease without face rash?Last week had cold symptoms now for a week i've had red blotchy rash on arms and legs, worse in heat
I have a red, blotchy itchy rash on my legs and feet. A cool bath helped but not fir long, i've also tried a antihistamine and a cream for bites?
Chigger bites?: Chigger bites the rash could be due to insect allergy or chigger bites, an infestation caused by mite larvae that feed on the skin. Rashes and itching caused by chigger bites looks and feels like allergies and are caused by a combination of digestive enzymes secreted by a mite and the immune response of the host causing an intense pruritus (jones, j.G. (1987). Treatment is primarily symptomatic. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have a red blotchy rash on the back of both of my calves. severely itches but is also painful too. find it odd that its in the same spot on both leg?
Requires examination: sounds suspicious and must be observed and examined to diagnose. ...Read more
My mum has a red blotchy rash all over her body, especially her legs. Some are small and some are.Big covering her elbows. What is it?
Red blotchy rash: It could be almost anything. I would have to know how long she's had it; what medication she may be taking; how old is she; and does it itch? From your description it could be a rash from a medication she has be taking; she may have a condition called psoriasis (happens often on the elbows); and without a photo there is no way of telling. A dermatologist would be your best bet for her. ...Read more
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 had fever and chills 2 days ago, followed by a blotchy rash that is itchy and slightly warm. It is on the back of my lower leg -starting to lessen?
Hope you are better: Glad you are getting better. Of you get worse , you need to go to your doctor for proper Exam and right treatment ...Read more
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