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I have bad itching is in my legs and it spread to the rest of my body there's no redness no bumps or anything I take a bath to try to ease the itching?

I have bad itching is in my legs and it spread to the rest of my body there's no redness no bumps or anything I take a bath to try to ease the itching?

Pruritus: In those with generalized pruritus, or itching all over, a systemic disease may be the cause in about 50 percent of people. Symptoms also may be caused by medication use, various infections (including parasitic infections of the intestines), iron deficiency, liver disease, kidney disease, high or low thyroid function, as well as certain cancers such as lymphoma. ...Read more

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I have these little red patches on my leg. They don't itch or anything. They've been there for like 4 days. I have hsv2 and am worried it spread.

I have these little red patches on my leg. They don't itch or anything. They've been there for like 4 days. I have hsv2 and am worried it spread.

Not herpes: Once someone has recurrent herpes, either oral or genital, for more than a few months, it almost never spreads elsewhere. And if the leg patches were herpes, they would look the same and behave the same as your other outbreaks. Almost certainly this is something else, entirely unrelated to herpes. ...Read more

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About a 1 1/2 months ago I saw a rash on my leg. Slightly red. Then it spread to the side of my leg and is also more red at the moment. I am worried.?

About a 1 1/2 months ago I saw a rash on my leg. Slightly red. Then it spread to the side of my leg and is also more red at the moment. I am worried.?

Need more info: A photo uploaded to Health Tap would be ideal. Otherwise, can you describe exactly how big it is? Such as length and width? Also - it's it 'warm' to touch? Compared to the surrounding skin? Does it hurt if you touch it? Does it itch? Any other symptoms such as fever or chills? You could have an infection of the skin, or it could be an allergy of some kind. More information is needed. Talk to a doc ...Read more

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My 10 year old son has a small bumpy red rash on his outer leg that has spread a small amount over the last couple days and oozes clear?

My 10 year old son has a small bumpy red rash on his outer leg that has spread a small amount over the last couple days and oozes clear?

Insect Bite Allergy: Most probably it is insect bite with cutaneous allergic response. He might have scratched it which is causing oozing. Keep the area clean, give some anti itch medicine / cream.

Make sure, it is not tick bite with spreading red rash, changing places. Then he will need evaluation by his pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have a red dots on my legs, I had them on my arm. They went away and came back, but spread to my legs. They don't itch and I don't know what it is?

I have a red dots on my legs, I had them on my arm. They went away and came back, but spread to my legs. They don't itch and I don't know what it is?

Hard to say: It is difficult to diagnose a rash without seeing it and getting more history. I suggest seeing a local doctor or setting up a consultation with a doctor on HealthTap Prime so more specifics can be obtained. ...Read more

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I have these red rash on me but they don't itch. I went to the bathroom, and it's now spread to my legs?

I have these red rash on me but they don't itch. I went to the bathroom, and it's now spread to my legs?

Rash?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Red dots on legs. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) didn't work. Had it once before, went away and came back now its spread to my legs, and is bigger?

Red dots on legs. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) didn't work. Had it once before, went away and came back now its spread to my legs, and is bigger?

See a doctor or call: In and show a picture to the HealthTap doctors. The dermatologists I know always say if there is a rash, you have to see it to make a diagnosis. Since rashes are very common and non specific, you need a doctor to look at it, possibly feel it, examine the rest of you and take a history. Then, after you have a diagnosis, a treatment plan can be made. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am 23 years old, I have painful red spots all over both my legs and it continues to spread, they do not itch and no bump, do grow in size up to 1"

I am 23 years old, I have painful red spots all over both my legs and it continues to spread, they do not itch and no bump, do grow in size up to 1"

Possibly EN: Could be erythema nodosum. The fact that they are symptomatic and spreading merits your thorough evaluation by a dermatologist. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I got a sudden hot rash on face and spread to legs with red bumpy rash on legs. I ate a lot of uric acid today. Could that be the cause?

Allergy: Sounds like an allergic reaction to something you ate. If your throat swells up or you start wheezing go to nearest er immediately. Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) otc for symptom control for now and see your doctor if persists. ...Read more

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Hi, A few weeks ago I noticed 2 red round dry spots on my abdomen slightly raised, over the last week they've spread to my back, arms and legs.

Hi, A few weeks ago I noticed 2 red round dry spots on my abdomen slightly raised, over the last week they've spread to my back, arms and legs.

? bug bites: Lasting more than a few weeks suggests they are not viral. More likely causes (based on duration) would suggest eczema or insect bites (fleas or bedbugs). Would need to know more history and appearance to be more specific, ...Read more

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I have red spot all over my legs and arms. What is it and what is the treatment for this? Its not itchy its just spread out all over my body now.

I have red spot all over my legs and arms. What is it and what is the treatment for this? Its not itchy its just spread out all over my body now.

Many causes: Red spots on all over the legs and arms could be from different causes such as poison ivy, insect bite, chiggers, and other contact reactions. Rare bleeding associated conditions (purpura) also need to be ruled out. Please see your physician. ...Read more

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Iv had red itching spots wiv watery heads on covering my upper body (chest and arms) it's now spread to my legs feeling very tyerd and sick?

Iv had red itching spots wiv watery heads on covering my upper body (chest and arms) it's now spread to my legs feeling very tyerd and sick?

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate, as rashes are hard to describe in words. One possible cause of water-filled small blisters could be chicken pox. Chicken pox starts as small reddish spots, which form a very small fluid-filled blister in the middle of each spot. The small blister breaks easily when rubbed, releasing a tiny drop of clear yellowish fluid. Each spot then forms a small scab. ...Read more

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I have a rash that is on the inside of my legs and sometimes spreads to my stomach. It comes and goes but mostly stays. Red and sometimes sore?

Fungal infection?: Of course I can't tell what it is without seeing it but it could be a fungal infection. See your doctor to get a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi My son has a bad rash, it is red and raised. His skin feels rough and bumpy. Started on his neck then spread to his back arms are legs. He wears baltic amber beads and when my wife took it off the rash calms down but does not go away. Suggest?

Hi My son has a bad rash, it is red and raised. His skin feels rough and bumpy. Started on his neck then spread to his back arms are legs. He wears baltic amber beads and when my wife took it off the rash calms down but does not go away. Suggest?

Contact dermatitis: This can be very well related to the beads, it will take time for the rash to go away, you can use hydrocortisone cream 1% OTC, if needed, and don't re expose him to those beads, if no improvement, see his doctor, wish you all wellness ...Read more

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Yesterday My 2 yr old had red hive looking spots with a white pimple in centre. Today it has spread all over arms and legs?

Yesterday My 2 yr old had red hive looking spots with a white pimple in centre. Today it has spread all over arms and legs?

Allergic rash: It sounds like it is an allergic reaction. You don't say whether or not it is itchy. Give certrizine or loratidine 2 tsp once daily for 5 days. This should relieve the rash. ...Read more

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I popped a ingrown hair that I thought was a zit on leg. It was swollen and red... After putting antibiotic cream on it the pink continues to spread?

I popped a ingrown hair that I thought was a zit on leg. It was swollen and red... After putting antibiotic cream on it the pink continues to spread?

Need exam: Your sore needs to be looked at by your primary care doctor or dermatologist to determine if the spreading redness is due to infection or an allergic reaction to your antibiotic cream. ...Read more

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1 yr old has small red bumps on legs and buttox. Ongoing for a week and spread up his thighs. Could this be irritation from detergent or should I make an appt asap?

1 yr old has small red bumps on legs and buttox. Ongoing for a week and spread up his thighs. Could this be irritation from detergent or should I make an appt asap?

Possibly: It sure can be an irritation from the detergent. I don't think you need to worry too much. Put otc Hydrocortisone on the rash twice a day. If not better by monday, see you doctor. ...Read more

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I have a rash which started on my wrists. It's now spread to my chest, back legs, arms and scalp. It's red like spots which can be itchy.

I have a rash which started on my wrists. It's now spread to my chest, back legs, arms and scalp. It's red like spots which can be itchy.

Need pic:): Best to see a picture...you can use HealthTap to send one if you wish. Best guess without picture is eczema, the result of very dry skin, or contact dermatitis caused by irritation or allergy. Could also be a drug rash if you have taken a new medication. Calamine lotion, OTC strength topical cortisone cream, and OTC diphenhydramine can be tried. If persists, see your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more