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Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower  back and lower abdomen

Hive & rash: you have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...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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I felt a sting on back of leg just above the knee. Now there is purple rash?

I felt a sting on back of leg just above the  knee. Now there is purple rash?

Reaction...: If there was a sting or bite the usual response is a skin reaction. Monitor the area and if the symptoms increase, the rash spreads and/or gets painful you will need to go to the ED as that could be a potential allergy. Get better soon! ...Read more

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I've been having this odd red rash on my legs that stings when it shows up. Been coming and going for years along with red dots. Can it be eczema?

I've been having this odd red rash on my legs that stings when it shows up. Been coming and going for years along with red dots.  Can it be eczema?

Could be many things: Eczema, contact dermatitis, or even shingles, if you had chicken pox as a child. However, shingles would be rare in an adolescent with a normal immune system. Try switching to a hypoallergenic laundry detergent and bathe with hypoallergenic soaps. Patients with eczema have higher sensitivity to allergens. See a dermatologist if simple prevention does not help. ...Read more

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I have sting burning between my legs and red rash on bottom of feet palm of hands what is it?

I  have sting burning between my legs  and red rash on bottom of feet palm of hands what is it?

Rash: You should see you doctor or a dermatologist to have your rash evaluated. There are a number of different possibilities and they can't be diagnosed without examination and testing history of the development of the rash as well as fungal cultures will be helpful. Treatment before adequate diagnosis may make it more difficult to diagnose. ...Read more

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Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hive & rash: you have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...Read more

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Hi im simply askin for help for some problem ive been having behind my knee, it very itchy , red rash like bumps that hurt to and sting , pleasw help!

Hi im simply askin for help for some problem ive been having behind my knee, it very itchy , red rash like bumps that hurt to and sting , pleasw help!

Wrong forum: You have an acute medical problem that requires the help of your doctor. In person. Health tap is here for education. We clearly state that this is not health care. We do not offer treatment. Please go see your doctor. ...Read more

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On my inner thigh n on the side of my vagina I have a rash that is itchy something's burn and sting also have dry skin i can pull off?

On my inner thigh n on the side of my vagina I have a rash that is itchy something's burn and sting also have dry skin i can pull off?

Fungal infection: Unilateral dermatiis on the inner thigh is probably related to an infection. You should have it evaluated by your dermatologist. ...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