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Red Itchy Patch Wont Go Away
I have a dry, red itchy patch of skin isolated to my wrist area. Lotion doesn't help, but antibacterial medicine does. What are your thoughts?
Could be infection: You may have a bacterial infection or a rash that started as eczema but became secondarily infected. It might also be a fungal infection or mixed infection. If it does not clear completely with antibacterial med you should see a doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I had protected with a not very clean gal. 6 hours later = small red, non-itchy patch on the tip of my penis. 48 hours= patch has spread, just on tip.
Be seen!: It certainly sounds like you have a sexually transmitted disease, and it is common to get more than one. I can't tell from that description which us most likely. Please be seen to get the right diagnosis and treatment. And use condoms! they can help prevent infection and unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more
Red patch: Without seeing this it is impossible to determine what it is. You can try a short course of over-the-counter topical steroid (hydrocortisone cream) to see if the area normalizes and the itching improves. If no response in 1 week or the area enlarges or changes then you should see your primary care physician or a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been taking plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) for 3 weeks. A fine, red, non itchy rash has appeared on my back and chest. Is this a side effect that will go away?
Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.
Yesterday morning a red non itchy patch appeared near my armpit. It's a size of a nickel & it's patchy not round. I'm wondering what it could be .. Tk?
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