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Red pores/rashes on leg. Spreading on another leg. Is it chicken pox?

Red pores/rashes on leg. Spreading on another leg. Is it chicken pox?

Doubt it: Cpx is a rash that generally starts around the neck and face before spreading elsewhere.The pox starts as a small bump that quickly becomes a blister about 2X the size of a BB shot ,ruptures and begins to dry all in the space of 12 hrs.They come up in waves of half a dozen or more.Your description does not bear any resemblance to this. ...Read more

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Have lupus. Getting very itchy raised red pores (far apart) on arm, legs, torso. Getting lots of bruising around them. Not sure if from itchy.Cause?

Have lupus. Getting very itchy raised red pores (far apart) on arm, legs, torso. Getting lots of bruising around them. Not sure if from itchy.Cause?

Possible: If you have SLE ( systemic lupus erythematosus) then you must know that SLE can affect many different organs and very feequently the skin. The rash of SLE is photosensitive and typically describe as "butterfly rash" on your face, but SLE is known for many other dermatologic manifestations. You should ask your rheumatologist and if in doubt dermatologis can help sometimes with a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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Dark spots on lower legs, brown pores, sometimes red. Even when i wax they are very visible. The skin is smooth, no bumps. What could it be? Thanks :)

Dark spots on lower legs, brown pores, sometimes red. Even when i wax they are very visible. The skin is smooth, no bumps. What could it be? Thanks :)

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Cause may be genetic or environmental. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, sun exposure, insect bites, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Have lupus. Been getting what looks like swollen raised large red pore far apart from eachother randomly on legs, abd, arms. Very itchy.Lupus related?

Have lupus. Been getting what looks like swollen raised large red pore far apart from eachother randomly on legs, abd, arms. Very itchy.Lupus related?

Possible: If you have SLE ( systemic lupus erythematosus) then you must know that SLE can affect many different organs and very feequently the skin. The rash of SLE is photosensitive and typically describe as "butterfly rash" on your face, but SLE is known for many other dermatologic manifestations. You should ask your rheumatologist and if in doubt dermatologis can help sometimes with a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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In what way can I prevent redness on my legs?

In what way can I prevent redness on my legs?

Depends on the cause: Are you having dry skin, allergic reaction, ...What is the cause and then the treatment/prevention options will be known. ...Read more

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Left leg swelling and redness, what could it be?

Left leg swelling and redness, what could it be?

Several things: The one thing you want to make sure you don't have first is a blood clot. Clots in deep or superficial veins can do this. It could also be an infection. Need to get it checked out. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my leg redness?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my leg redness?

Leg redness: Leg redness can be from infections which usually require a physician visit since it would be painful with swelling. Mild skin redness can be lots of different things such as mild infections, inflammation, eczema, reactions to meds/detergents. Try a gentle aveeno (oatmeal) cleanser, otc steroid cream with a thick emollient such as aquaphor if no change see a physician. ...Read more

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Please help! I have redness and irritation between legs ?

Please help! I have redness and irritation between legs ?

Leg redness: most likely you have a fungal infection, keeping the area dry, cleaning it everyday would help, you could use OTC anti-fungal cream, like Clotrimazole, if that didn't help you should see your provider for further examination. also in over weight people this issue is common therefore losing weight is very helpful. ...Read more