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I get red blotchy skin when i'm nervous, excited or exercise. I have a reddish brown rash on my legs where i normally blotch, but it doesn't go away?

I get red blotchy skin when i'm nervous, excited or exercise. I have a reddish brown rash on my legs where i normally blotch, but it doesn't go away?

Hives ?: Sounds like your getting hives (urticaria) under certain conditions . If this itches and you scratch you may cause discoloration some of which could be permanent . See a dermatologist for eval and possible allergy testing. ...Read more

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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?

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 can be used for prevention. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Apply non-medicated moisturizing cream to rash areas
5 Min, 2x day, forever
Keep daily showers brief and without the water being too hot
5 Min, Once, forever
Avoid soaps, which can be drying. Lotion-cleansers are better.
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Why does my skin become hot and red randomly. Mostly my one ear, chest, cheeks? Legs? It gets red hot and blotchy out of no where

Why does my skin become hot and red randomly. Mostly my one ear, chest, cheeks? Legs? It gets red hot and blotchy out of no where

Is it itchy?: If these symptoms have been occurring for a while you may be allergic to one of your medications or have another skin condition such as cold urticaria. See if your symptoms occur around the time of taking your medication or are related to exposure to cold. Is your rash itchy and how long does it last? If it does not go away in minutes see your doctor right away so that a precise diagnosis can m ...Read more

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I've got a red blotchie rash looking sytom under the skin on my arms and legs and sore shins is it anything i shud be worried about had it 3 days now

I've got a red blotchie rash looking sytom under the skin on my arms and legs and sore shins is it anything i shud be worried about had it 3 days now

Hives?: Good morning, red blotchy rash on arms and legs could be due to many causes. If it is due to an allergic or immune reaction, it may be hives. If the rashes are on the exposed areas of the arms and legs only, it is more likely due to insect bites, such as mosquitos and flees. Contact allergy is another consideration. If the rash persists, please visit your doctor. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Hydrate well with purified water
Once
Avoid sugars, dairy, soy, GMO products
Once
Avoid fried and grilled foods
Once
Avoid using harsh detergents in shampoos, moisturizers, sunscreen
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What causes server swelling in left foot and ankle with pain and blotchy redness in foot, ankle area up to 4 or 5 inches or more up your leg twice now?

What causes server swelling in left foot and ankle with pain and blotchy redness in foot, ankle area up to 4 or 5 inches or more up your leg twice now?

May not be related.: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), circulatory, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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My husband is 57 and has these red round bumpy blotchy things on his legs they seem to come and go but moving upward ?

My husband is 57 and has these red round bumpy  blotchy things on his legs they seem to come and go but moving upward ?

See your doctor: Dermatologic issues are very difficult to diagnose without actually seeing (and feeling) the skin lesion. Best to see your family doctor or dermatologist to get an exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use topical Benadryl
once
Avoid offending agent
once
Nickel is often cause of skin allergies
once
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I have these red blotchy rash on my legs?

I have these red blotchy rash on my legs?

Not enough info: That's a difficult one to comment on. The list of things could be very large. More information would help. ...Read more

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