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Red Scabs On Legs
I am 28 yr old mom to 5 boys (1 recently passed to sids) in last 6 months I have been getting red scabs that itch all over legs and arms? What is this
Scabies?: When someone has very itchy lesions especially at night involving also the webs of the fingers and toes, the bell of scabies rings in my head. On the other hand, scabies usually affects more parts of the body than the lower extremities. I do agree that you need to see a dermatologist but not a podiatrist since your problem is not confined to the feet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Random pea-sized (and smaller) spots on my legs? They are almost like holes. They are red and some form scabs?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I have multiple scabs on my lower legs that aren't healing after months and each scab is surrounded by a small red ring. ?
See a doctor: There are many causes for this. It can vary from something simple to life threatening. Looking at the rash and sores will help identify whether this is something as simple as bug bites or an insect infestation in your home or something dangerous. Sorry I can't be more help without getting a look ...Read more
My baby is 5 months old and keeps getting red pimples on feet, hands, arms, legs, face that turn to scabs shortly after. What could this be?
Red bumps some with puss and some like scabs and burn on back,neck, legs and face? Randomly showed up and irritating. Started taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)
Depends on the cause: 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
Red spot lower right leg . Used to have a pitch black scab on top but fell off now been like this for 8 months. Not itchy. Gets dry and doesn't hurt?
New skin: Wound healed, new skin pink. If it bleeds, itches, grows, you may need to seek help. But it sounds like non-specific result of injury. ...Read more
I found a strange circular scab that's red around and dried out in the middle. Its located above my knee cap on my right leg. Is it serious?
Derm lesion: I recommend seeing a dermatologist if it doesn't resolve, is painful or itches. Lesions that are concerning to you need to be evaluated by a specialist as it is difficult to diagnose these lesions over the internet and could be benign or something more serious. ...Read more