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I have some raised circular rashes on my legs and thighs. Can you tell me what is causing it ?

I have some raised circular rashes on my legs and thighs. Can you tell me what is causing it ?

Nummular Eczema: Nummular eczema is an allergy-related disorder in which itchy, coin-shaped spots or patches appear on the skin. Causes, incidence, and risk factors the cause of nummular eczema is unknown, but there usually is a personal or family history of: allergies asthma atopic dermatitis other possibilities are fungal inections and psoriasis. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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, nondescript, asymmetrical, itchy rashes reoccur on legs. Neosporin relieves but another appears.

Small, nondescript, asymmetrical, itchy rashes reoccur on legs.  Neosporin relieves but another appears.

See a dermatologist: No diagnosis is possible from this description. If if improves with neosporin it will improve with anything you rub in. Neosoorin is not known to help any skin condition. Worse, it is a common sensitizer causing allergic reactions. ...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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Been breaking out in small random rashes for last 3 months. On arms and legs. Lasts no longer than 10 minutes and goes away. Justrred and itchy?

Been breaking out in small random rashes for last 3 months. On arms and legs. Lasts no longer than 10 minutes and goes away. Justrred and itchy?

Sounds like hives: Which can be triggered by allergies, & stress. Sometimes an antihistamine like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) claritin, allegra, or zyrtec can help, as well as avoiding any triggers. Sometimes it can be associated w celiac disease and/or wheat allergy. Nickel can be another trigger. If it worsens please see your doctor. ...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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I have itchy rashes, small pink and white bumps, only on my arms and legs. Not applying anything atm. What should I do and what cud it be?

I have itchy rashes, small pink and white bumps, only on my arms and legs. Not applying anything atm. What should I do and what cud it be?

Moisturize your skin: Rashes can be dry skin. Avoid hot too much soap baths. Moisturize with simple skin oils such as vaseline after each bath of once per day. Be nice to you skin, wear sunscreen if you are white. Do not scratch? Avoid all other chemical skin applications. ...Read more

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I have small itchy bumps like rashes on my back, legs, stomache&now starting on my arms.. they begin as a little redspot and then grow into a rash.

I have small itchy bumps like rashes on my back, legs, stomache&now starting on my arms.. they begin as a little redspot and then grow into a rash.

Lots of causes: for your rash. Commonly, allergic rash present as itchy bumps . Yeast, bacteria or ringworm can aslo occur. Shingles are usually localized and painful bumps. Less common are Lupus or drug reaction. Please consult dermatologist . Please call Healthtap to schedule a video-consult with a skin specialist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have the kernig sign and have a small rash on my leg?

What to do if I have the kernig sign and have a small rash on my leg?

Meningitis: If you really had meningitis you would be too sick to be on the internet. See a Dr if you have significant symptoms of any kind. ...Read more

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What can cause a dry red circular rash on my leg?

What can cause a dry red circular rash on my leg?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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My baby has a rash for 3 weeks. It started with aclump of small bumps just on her leg. It seems to be joining. What could it be?

My baby has a  rash for 3 weeks. It started with aclump of small bumps just on  her leg. It seems to be joining. What could it be?

New Rash Needs Visit: We like to say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and a patient is worth a thousand pictures! based on your brief description it would be impossible to give you an accurate diagnosis--- i would recommend that you see your dermatologist or pediatrician in person to properly evaluate this eruption. ...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?

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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My daughter has a small pimply looking rash behind her knee. It has made a couple of clusters and is traveling to the front of her leg. ?

My daughter has a small pimply looking rash behind her knee. It has made a couple of clusters and is traveling to the front of her leg. ?

? Shingles: I'd think about shingles as a possibility. Please have it seen by a doctor. The sooner shingles is treated, the better the outcome. ...Read more

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My son recently developed a circular rash on his leg shortly after taking an antibiotic. Does this mean he's allergic to the antibiotic or could it be from something else?

Circular rash: A circular rash speaks more against an allergic reaction and speaks more some other cause. A fungus comes to mind and the possibility of granuloma annulare as a possibility is possible. Granuloma annulare is a benign rash for which we have no idea what causes it. ...Read more

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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