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Red Splotchy Patches On Legs That Come And Go For A Couple Of Weeks Now Is It An Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I have had severe upper rhespiratory problems due to allergies for the past few days but today they re better but now after taking a Claritin and a hot shower I have a blotchy red rash on my arms and legs it s not itchy but I m wondering what the cause mi
Viral? Allergic?: Blotchy appearing reddish rashes can occur when the blood flow in the tiny vessels at the skin's surface change, such as in an allergic rash, a viral rash, or in reaction to changes in skin temperature. Viral infections that cause cold symptoms and other symptoms can sometimes cause such skin patterns (fifth disease, caused by a virus, can cause reddish patterns). A doctor can evaluate if needed. ...Read more
I have very itchy skin all over; have had this for years now. Ihave no allergies. I scratch and my skin becomes red. I have itchy arms, legs, feet, hands, scalp and breasts. Help!
Need evaluation: Diffuse itching of the body is called pruritis, and can be due to impairments of the liver and ducts draining the liver. A primary care doctor would be the best place to start, if you have yellowing of the skin, or of the whites of the eyes or pain under the right side of rib cage then see a gastroenterologist. If liver is fine, then see allergist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have several red dots on my arms and one on my leg and coughing, and I got two cats. Am afraid its a cat allergy or something?
Dr, I have severe itching in leg with red rashes for last two days & reduces on Avil tab.. 'm on warf 6mg & HCQ 400. Is it medicine's allergy?
Probably not: but you need to talk to your doctor about this issue. Warfarin rash tends to induce huge bruises and likely more generalized than confined to the legs. However it is possible that this may be from HCQ especially if it had been introduced within the past month or so. If problem persists, you may need to see a dermatologist. If it is helped by Advil, (ibuprofen) I would look for the presence of vasculitis. ...Read more
Sometimes i cant stop itching on my hand and leg.The places where it itches,swells a little and becomes red.Is it bcoz of allergy?hw can it be cured?
Depends on what: is making you itch . Most of the time, it is contract dermatitis or eczema. You may take an antihistamine and apply topical steroids to take care of the itching. Eventually the swelling from you scratching so much ! You need to get it checked by your Pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
13 month babys face an leg has red spots, doctors said allergy but they don't get well?On leg seems watery spots ? Swallen point poin ? What shoul i do?
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
When exercising with humid weather my upper leg got red warm and a bit itchy but the lower leg didnt.Allergy?Why that happens?
Lower leg exposed?: You may have what is called cholinergic urticaria in the early stage because there have been no hives. This happens during the cooling period after a rise in core body temperature.If your lower legs are not covered by clothing, the temperature may be cooler and thus no itching. Try an antihistamine 2 hours before exercise when the weather is humid. ...Read more
25 months toddler, small blisters (allergy) on right leg (back of knee area). Concentrated in one area. Not very red, itching. ?
Allergies : i just arrived to muzambique after 2 days i got red spots in my west around my stomach my legs? And fever
Small, red, flat bumps with a white halo around them. No itching or pain. On legs. Appeared after contact w grass. No grass allergy. Any ideas?
Went in sun, my skin immediately began turning red/blotchy on exposed parts like legs/stomach. Sensitivity due to my pale skin or allergy?
I have burning red rashes on my arms, legs and body. No blisters or fluids. NP says it may be allergy. How can I reduce the burning and calm the rash?
RASH ARMS LEGS BODY: DON'T KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD THIS. BUT DO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST SOON . . . ...Read more
I woke up with a red, raised sore on my leg, stomach and arm, I am diabetic, just taken off metformin due to allergy to it, are these sore related, ?
Red itchy bumps with white circle around them on legs and stomach. Look like tiny hives. Food allergy cause? Would i see a derm?
How long?: How long have you had this problem and how long does each bump stays around? If the problem cannot be controlled with antihistamine or lasts more than 8 weeks , consider seeing an allergist. Does heat, stress, or exercise trigger it? If so , it may just be a condition known as cholinergic urticaria. Tell us more about your condition. ...Read more
My daughter has red bumps on her legs, arm pits arms and hands, they are not itchy and she has not been sick. No fever. She has had allergies?
I have a skin rash.On my arms and legs. Red stretches with psoriasis like crusting. Could this be an allergy to amoxicillin? I don't have scabies.
After taking loratadine and application of dermersone cream for mild eczema, red itchy spots appeared on my arms, legs, shoulders and back. After scratching, some of the spots burst and pus leaked out. Is this a side effect of the medicine or drug allergy
Itchy slightly burning rash on my arms, hands, fingers, legs and scrotum. Its not raised, but is slightly red. No distinct shape. No meds or allergy?
Here are some ...: Since not urgent, so, still make effort to watch & identify potential offending factors in living environment and lifestyles besides tracing down if any family members have similar conditions as yours or if it's related with seasonal or hot muddy weather. Hopefully, you may find the causes for your itchy rashes in time after exhausting personal & professional efforts so to live on more comfortably ...Read more
I have itchy red bumps on legs, sneezing, itchy eyes, stuffy nose, minor wheezing. Am i having a severe or minor allergy attack?
Check it out: Sounds like a doc visit needed.Get a more detailed answer ›