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Swollen lymph nodes on the right sideof my neck with red spots and right arm and leg pain?

Swollen lymph nodes on the right sideof my neck with red spots and right arm and leg pain?

See a physician: Swollen lymph nodes are often a sign of infection, so i would recommend that you see a physician for closer evaluation. The right arm and leg pain may not be related, and may require separate workup. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Small red and sore bumps on lower left leg, pain in calf area and hurts to walk, only left leg only?

Small red and sore bumps on lower left leg, pain in calf area and hurts to walk, only left leg only?

Pain in calf: that makes it difficult to walk is definitely something you want to have looked at by your provider! The rash may or may not be related. Deep vein thrombosis sometimes present with pain in the calf region as well as swelling, warmth and redness. Get it physically looked at for a definitive diagnosis! ...Read more

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Painful rash on right buttock spreading. Causing lymph soreness on groin and overall soreness on right side and leg.

Painful rash on right buttock spreading. Causing lymph soreness on groin and overall soreness on right side and leg.

Painful 1-side rash: Shingles is one painful rash that can start on back close to middle and spreads forward and down. Consists of red patches with groups of small blisters. Other conditions such as a bacterial infection, cellulitis, can spread and cause pain and lymph node swelling as well. Please see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is this red spots skin in my legs and feels so itchy, multiple red spots and both my left and right legs..Very itchy?

What is this red spots skin in my legs and feels so itchy, multiple red spots and both my left and right legs..Very itchy?

Inflammatory rash.: What you are describing may be inflammation of the skin or of the hair follicles. Try treating with an over-the-counter topical steroid, but if this is not helpful within 2-3 days, see a dermatologist. The fact there are many spots, and it is so itchy, warrants medical treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy burning rash on the back of my leg and upper arm, cause?

Itchy burning rash on the back of my leg and upper arm, cause?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Red rashes on arms on right arm. Causes?

Red rashes on arms on right arm. Causes?

Many possibilities: 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

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Itchis bumbs on left elbow and right knee?

Itchis bumbs on left elbow and right knee?

Various causes: Itchy bumps on elbow or knee could be due to allergic reaction to clothing or other substances, insect bites, early psoriasis, fungus, etc. If cortisone cream doesn't clear these eruptions, see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have an itchy red rash on my lower arms and lower legs?

I have an itchy red rash on my lower arms and lower legs?

Eczema: Sounds like eczema. Otc cortisone cream can help. Prescription cortisone from your doctor would be better. Heavy moisture with creams, not lotions will help keep it away. ...Read more

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I have this rash on my left thigh area which slightly itches and small rash on my right/ left hip area. What could this be?

I have this rash on my left thigh area which slightly itches and small rash on my right/ left hip area. What could this be?

Need a Consultation: The list of causes for an itchy rash is endless. I tell my patients that a picture is worth a 1000 words and a patient is worth a 1000 pictures. Be sure to consult with a board certified physician to get proper evaluation and treatment of your rash. ...Read more

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Have a bumpy rash on my back pain in my bottom ribs and on the rash its self?

Have a bumpy rash on my back pain in my bottom ribs and on the rash its self?

Hard to know: A new unilateral rash on the back associated with deep pain can potentially be shingles. A physical examination and interview is needed to confirm or offer potential alternatives. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumpy rash stared on neck spreading down back and middle of arms now on face burning up?

Red itchy bumpy rash stared on neck spreading down back and middle of arms now on face burning up?

Dermatitis: You may have a form of dermatitis. Also if you have warmth this may be a sign of vasodilation from an allergy reaction or possibly be related to a skin infection. A picture would help to tell what is happening. Consider a healthtap consultation. ...Read more

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I have itchy raised bumps on the side of my left foot?

I have itchy raised bumps on the side of my left foot?

We could consider: We could consider a variety of issues. This could be infectious, this could be in irritation, this could be inflammation, and it would be best to have your physician have you see a dermatologist to clarify. ...Read more

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I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

Allergic reaction: You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it helps. If no improvement in a couple of days, end us a picture on a virtual consult to help us make a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have 2 red smooth quarter sized spots on my left backside upper arm and one red smooth spot on my right arm by my elbow what is it?

I have 2 red  smooth quarter sized spots on my left backside upper arm and one red smooth spot on my right arm by my elbow what is it?

Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. I go with the process occurrring (which could be infection or insect mediated) and the location to give clues. Bites, ringworm, even syphillis are possible. many other possibilities i Psoriasis if it has scaley parts is possible; eczema if itchy. Reactions if you've had an exposure at JUST those locations, but those seem less likely ...Read more

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I have blister type rash on both upper under arms. Worse on the right side. Red warm rashsems ro bw heading down past my elbow.No pain.?

Blistering rash: Blistering rashes need to be seen by a dermatologist. You could have a contact dermatitis that has become secondarily infected. On the other hand there are specific blistering diseases that need to be diagnosed with a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness) . The rash is located on my left upper arm fron the elbow up and on my neck .

I am experiencing  skin rash (quality: itchiness) . The rash is located on my left upper arm fron the elbow up and on my neck .

Rash: Rashes are very difficult to diagnose and treat without seeing a photo of the rash or seeing the rash in person. Please set up a live consult with a doctor on this site or see your regular doctor. You can try a over the counter anti itch cream like hydrocortisone to help with the itching in the meantime. ...Read more

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Red rash around what I believe are mosquito bites. 3 on left. 1 on right. 3 on arm. Arm not as bad. Legs are very red. ?

Red rash around what I believe are mosquito bites. 3 on left. 1 on right. 3 on arm.  Arm not as bad. Legs are very red. ?

Allergic reaction: If it is an insect bite there will be local redness around the site of the bite. It should subside after 3 days. If it progress then it would be advisable to have your doctor look at it to make sure it is not secondarily infected. Cool soaks and topical benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help control the symptoms. ...Read more

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Had red rashes in my legs and very itchy what would be possible cure and what might it be?

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Had red rashes in my legs and very itchy what would be possible cure and what might it be?

Can't tell: We need more details. Has this been going on for weeks or months or just for a few days? Has there been a new medication, cosmetics, lotion, or supplement introduced within a few weeks prior to the onset? Only when we know the cause can there be a cure. ...Read more

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Bilateral calf/knee pain after rest. Pain subsides with movement. Calves tender to touch. No redness, rash, swelling. No strenuous exercise before.

Bilateral calf/knee pain after rest. Pain subsides with movement. Calves tender to touch. No redness, rash, swelling. No strenuous exercise before.

Get an evaluation: Pain in the calf area usually comes from one of the 2 muscles in the area (gastrocnemius or soleus) but it can be cause by referred pain from other structures. Visit your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have small, painful rashes on my back and legs. My eyes are red and I have swelling everywhere. What is happening?

I have small, painful rashes on my back and legs. My eyes are red and I have swelling everywhere. What is happening?

Insect allergy?: Good morning, painful rash on back and legs can be due to many causes. One patient developed such a rash after staying in a hotel; my diagnosis was bed-bug-allergy, as the rash was limited to the back of trunk, and back of legs, and the protected areas such as those covered by intimate clothing was not affected. Since your eyes are red and swelling everywhere other causes of need consideration. ...Read more

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I have some white rash between my legs right next to my penis and couple days after i saw some tiny redness about 4 to 5 of them and its itching ?

I have some white rash between my  legs right next to my penis and couple days after i saw some tiny redness about 4 to 5 of them and its itching ?

See your doctor: This could be a number of things including eczema or vitiligo. It's best to see your dermatologist to have this evaluated and treated to prevent it from getting worse and to prevent it from spreading. ...Read more

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There is starting of rashes with itching on my both legs and it's spreading and it's in dark red .I uses a bacterial powder named CANDID but not work.

There is starting of rashes with itching on my both legs and it's spreading and it's in dark red .I uses a bacterial powder named CANDID but not work.

Dermatologist: Rashes need to be looked at in order for a physician to evaluate what is going on. You could try first with a live physician visit through this website, or see a local skin doctor (dermatologist) in person. I would also stop using the powder as you are not sure what you are treating. ...Read more

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Red rashes with knots under the skin on legs only no itching any ideas? Female

Red rashes with knots under the skin on legs only   no itching  any ideas? Female

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a rash. 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

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Almost a year ago. I got these 2 itchy red rashes on the back of my legs. My doctor said it could be from stress. What could be the cause of it?

RED ITCHY RASHES: SORRY, STRESS WILL NOT CAUSE THESE. THINK OF INSECT BITES, MEDICATIONS, POISON IVY, ETC DO YOU HAVE A CAT OR A DOG? HOW LONG HAVE THEY BEEN THERE? ...Read more

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Red rashes that last few days on legs but very itchy, no lotions or anything it just suddenly appear especially when i eat spicy foods what it be?

Red rashes that last few days on legs but very itchy, no lotions or anything it just suddenly appear especially when i eat spicy foods what it be?

Food allergy: what you are experiencing might be food related ezema. if you identify the triggering food might want to stay away from that. if still persist see a physician in person. if you get fever, rash all over body, shortness of breath these are warning signs . seek medical help immediatly ...Read more

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Toddler with rashes that comes and goes. Is this serious? Rashes (red with small white bumps) all over the body (usually on baby's legs) and face that comes and goes, lasting for about 30 minutes or even less. Does not seem to bother my 1 year old but i n

Toddler with rashes that comes and goes. Is this serious? Rashes (red with small white bumps) all over the body (usually on baby's legs) and face that comes and goes, lasting for about 30 minutes or even less. Does not seem to bother my 1 year old but i n

You : You can see a small fine red rash after a MMR vaccine but the rash you describe has occurred too long after receiving the vaccine. No need to fear the MMR vaccine. The rash you describe sounds like hives. The next time it happens, take a picture of it to show your pediatrician. Phone cameras are great for documenting short lived rashes like this since odds are your child may not have it at the time of the doctor visit. ...Read more

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After i undergo chemical peeling on my legs, when my skin peel I have this red humps more like rashes and its very itchy, is it normal?

Possibly: It's common to have some redness and peeling after a chemical peel (like a sunburn) which can last 5-7 days or longer depending on what kind of peel was performed. But sometimes allergic reactions or infection can occur after a peel so it's important to check with your doctor to see if the reaction you're having is normal. You should receive instructions on how to take care of your skin after peel. ...Read more

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Been on clonazepam 1mg for 18 months. 5 months ago developed rash in arms and legs,redness,eruption,dryness in legs. Should I quit the drug?

See your doctor: If you have already continued it for 5 months after your rash developed, I would not think that it is likely related, since it would probably have gotten MUCH worse. A health professional needs to take a look at your rash, get a full medical history and determine the cause. Talk to whoever is prescribing the clonazepam. You may need to see a dermatologist for the right answer. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more