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Sun Rash On Legs
Sun burn feeling rash between legs by knees localized in same spots on both sides, no itching, red.
Contact dermatitis?: Sounds like you could be having a reaction to something. The detergent you use on your clothes, a soap, or lotion, etc. Stop any new products, and go fragrance free. If you are wearing spandex or clothes with spandex, then a reaction to the spandex could be a problem, too. Over the counter hydrocortisone cream will help if this is the cause. If it does not or gets hot or painful, worse-see MD ...Read more
Son suffers from anxiety severe sunburn and blistery rashes from sun canker soars fatigue joint pain and now leg itching resulting in rash. Lupus?
Need more history: In that the above information is insufficient to make a specific diagnosis. How much sun exposure? Is son fair or olive skin? One joint or multiple? Injury or none? Appearance of rash, possible contact or exposure, history of eczema, etc. If chronic and feeling fatigued, start with a physical by your doctor and blood tests may be helpful. ...Read more
I have a red lacy rash on my leg that appears after I have been in the sun. The area was covered by clothing and fades indoors. This has occurred <3x?
Red lacy rash?: Does it come on the same spot every time? Sounds like skin biopsy will answer your question. See a dermatologist! ...Read more
See your doctor:
Warm shower ---not likely
I have a petechiae rash on my lower legs that happens for almost a year, but broke out yesterday after a day in the sun. CBC is normal. No other Sympt?
Rash may be from sun: This type of rash can occur from chronic sun exposure. Severe vitamin C deficiency, disorders of platelet function and some drug reactions can also cause this. There are also other skin conditions that look like petechiae. If it persists, having a dermatologist evaluate would be my advice ...Read more
I have a rash on my stomach and legs. I'm not sure if it's Lamictal rash or from the sun burn I got on Monday?
4 a lamictal rash, ER: If the rash is from lamictal, you're at risk for exfoliative dermatitis which is a medical emergency. If you have sunburn on the stomach and legs and you didn't get sun exposure to one or the other, lamictal is suggested as the culprit. If sunburn, it should resolve fairly quickly. If caused by lamictal it will get worse and worse; See your PCP or go to the ER for eval. ...Read more
After going outside for 30 minutes in the sun, I get small pink/red spots on my arms, legs, and hands. Burns. They go away soon after I'm home. Rash?
Rash in sunlight: The skin turning into red bumps and returning to completely normal after thirty minutes to hours suggests you are getting hives. You may have a rare condition called solar urticaria, which is hives due to exposure to certain wavelengths of light. Cholinergic urticaria occurs with the skin getting hot. There are other skin conditions that occur with light exposure (usually with a persisting rash). ...Read more
Daughter playing at park got a severe rash on arms and legs. But only where sun hit. Stopped at sleeves and not on face or neck. Sun rash? I have pics
Location, location: We are not able to see any lab or pictures you have to upload. That is reserved for the paid concierge site. The fact the rash is in an exposed location can mean the sun had something to do with it, or the sleeves kept her from touching the triggering factor. This could be something like poison ivy, or other contact agent. ...Read more
Rash on hands feet and legs after a sun with planeflight. Ankles double in size. No burn. Also have constant low C3 c4.Sun poison or flare?
Hard to say: If low complements levels will cause skin problems then the problems would be swelling, not rashes. Ankle swelling points to complement associated issues. If you are reacting to a sunblock that would explain the rash on your extremities and low C3 and C4 levels may explain the swelling. 39 year olds should not get ankle swelling unless they have heart problems. Get checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Have red rash on my feet, legs, a bit on arms & hands. It does not hurt or itch much, but I am also exhausted. Dangerous? Related to sun exposure?
I tore my ACL and meniscus 1-1 1/2 years ago then my legs/ ankles swell up almost every morning and my hairs has got thin, I have red spots on the top of my head, a large rash (looks like sun spots/large freckles) on both of my lower legs from knee to shin
I'm having a bad reaxn to Diflucan (fluconazole) inc. Rash on face (brown sun spots peeling off) legs have red/purple spot w/severe knee/ankle pain. Could be yeast?
Allergic reaction: With such severe symptoms you should go to the ER. Go now. DrG ...Read more
Positive ANA w/1.80h bloodwork ok loosing hair, patches bald, leg tightness, butterfly rash on face, sun reaction, eyelids peeling, no tears, lupus?
Rash/hives from drug/sun interaction. I take hydrochlorathiazide for high blood pressure and had too much sun exposure last week. I've now been itching for the past 7 days on arms, legs, and back. I've been treating with over-the-counter cortizone cream,
You: You have phototoxic dermatitis from taking hct and exposing to sun. You should wear a sunscreen when sun exposed at all times. For now you can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or a non-sedating antihistamine like Cetirizine and if no better see your doctor, there are other medicines that can be used to clear this. Remember to use sunscreen everytime, and apply frequently when outside. ...Read more
Lots of rash causes:
your question is pretty broad. It would be helpful to know if the rash begins in the groin or is midway down inner thighs. It is also helpful to know if the rash is warm and tender. The most common causes of a rash where skin might rub against itself is irritation. For an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan please see a general practitioner or dermatologist. ...Read more
I have bite mark rashes on my legs, they've been there for two months. Can you help me identify them?
I've rashes especially on butt n my legs since a year ago. I've applied different medicine since then but none works. What could this be?
Groin Rash: The area between the buttocks and the upper inner thighs, is warm and prone to friction rubbing. It is a common place for a fungal infection, called dermatophytes, and also yeast infections. Other kinds of rashes can also affect these areas, like psoriasis, and dermatitis. A year is a long time, and so it may be best to see a skin doctor, who can make the diagnosis and prescribe the right medicines. ...Read more
Hello I hv cellulitics on left leg. All rashes has been gone but swelling... swelling is till there & it almost one month m suffering from it.?
Chronic lymphedema: Your lymphatic system that drains fluids from various body parts was likely inflamed during the cellulitis. The resulting leg swelling can take months to years to forever to completely resolve. Use compression hose, elevate leg as much as possible above level of heart and consider use of a compression machine or massage to reduce the fluid burden. Consult with a vascular surgeon may be helpful. ...Read more
Usually won't matter: Recurrent rashes on the arms and legs of babies are often eczema, which appears as reddened, rough, dry skin areas. On severe eczema areas, the skin will get tiny cracks that ooze moisture. Changing the laundry detergent usually doesn't make a difference in the rash, but parents can try using no detergent for 2-3 weeks and see if the rash resolves (just wash the laundry with hot or warm water). ...Read more
I've been having some red rashes accompanied by a greenish color on my leg for about a week, and I think it's spreading.
Have it checked: This could be a number of things and hard to know what it is without looking at it. Most commonly, this could be reaction to something (like an allergy) or infection that may need to be treated. I suggest you see your doctor soon to have it checked out properly. ...Read more
Unusual rashes on leg? It's itchy and little swelled. It's in two places and I'm also itchy other places (back, etc) what is it?
Need to be seen: Any rash that is widespread or increasing, especially if there is also joint pain or swelling, needs to be evaluated by a provider to rule out dangerous conditions. Good luck! ...Read more
I have red rashes on my leg. I feel like it's increasing. But I am not sure if it's bed bugs or somethings else. I don't have rashes anywhere else.
Please set up an appointment to see a skin specialist.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Greetings I often get this flea infection get some rashes around my thigh or leg I use a ointment get relief but it appears any permanent solution?
Avoid fleas: The question is a little hard to understand, but seems as though if you get flea bites, you get an infection. Obviously avoiding the causing agent (or bug in this case) is the permanent solution. Using some kind of flea repellent, treating rugs, clothes and having pets flea free are all components of making this happen. ...Read more
Since August I developed a few eczema looking rashes, mostly on my leg. I also developed within this time, on my leg, a few cysts. What's causing them?
Dermatologist: Your best bet is to see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Your description of the rash and cyst like lesions are nondiagnostic without inspecting them. ...Read more