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Sunburn Like Rash On Legs
There : There are several possibilities for this one including fungal infection, yeast, or intertrigo (a condition of irritation in the groin). Other possibilities include eczema or psoriasis in the area. For "jock-itch", i often prescribe a mild Hydrocortisone cream twice daily combined with an antifungal cream twice daily in the area. I would consider a visit to a dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. I hope that helps. ...Read more
Rash on legs below buttocks and down the legs it started as a spotty rash on legs very itchy and irritating?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and the best treatment options. This way you can have the best treatment. ...Read more
I developed a rash after shaving my legs. Looked like razor bumps. Rash worse around ankles and better on the legs but rash has spread to feet and itc?
How old are you?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, & we expect it of you! List any meds you take, & any chronic medical problems, too. ...Read more
7yo has rashes on both upper arms. Raised red bumps. Itchy. Doesn't look like hives. Allergic reaction?
Skin rash: The differential is very large. Could be sun exposure. Could be contact dermatitis. I would follow up with your family physician or dermatologist and give a more detailed rendering. When did it happen? Was the child taking any medication at the time? Any travel history? Use of new detergents or change in clothes? Have a great day. ...Read more
I am experiencing genital rash, lip blister, skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy) , rash on face and rash on chest. The following also describe m...
Allergic reaction?: There are many possible causes of widespread skin rash. If you are otherwise well (no fever, diarrhea, cold, etc) then an allergic reaction of some sort might be possible, especially if you are taking any drugs that can cause allergic rash. (It doesn't have to be a newly started drug; could be something you've been taking a long time.) Best to see a doctor and take it from there. ...Read more
Psoriasis?: Although it is very difficult to diagnose rashes without actually looking at it. But it sounds like early psoriasis by the distribution and description that you have given. Please consider uploading pictures and consulting a dermatologist here on HealthTap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry?: This time of year- winter itch/eczema flares in sensitive skinned people. These usually show up a dry patchy areas with skin colored bumps that may redden if irritated. Treatment is moisturize/no hot showers/drink plenty of water-60-80oz a day/ avoid harsh soaps or perfumed lotions.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer