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Weird rash on my wrists from outdoors thats spreading?

Weird rash on my wrists from outdoors thats spreading?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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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 got a rash that keeps spreading and itching on my arms?

I got a rash that keeps spreading and itching on my arms?

Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician if you develop any symptoms. ...Read more

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I keep getting red weepy itchy rash on tops of hands that spread.if i scratch. goes away and comes back.

I keep getting red weepy itchy rash on tops of hands that spread.if i scratch. goes away and comes back.

See a dermatologist: Hand eczema may be related to allergy or irritation. A dermatologist will be interested in your work + other activities. Bring every product you have applied to your hands. You will respond to a prescription cortisone. ...Read more

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I keep breaking out in itchy red lumps on anywhere i heat up.Under my arms behind my knees even on my face today.Its really uncomfortable.?

I keep breaking out in itchy red lumps on anywhere i heat up.Under my arms behind my knees even on my face today.Its really uncomfortable.?

Atopic Dermatitis: Atopic dermatitis is due to a hypersensitivity reaction (similar to an allergy) in the skin, which leads to long-term swelling and redness (inflammation) of the skin. People with atopic dermititis may lack certain proteins in the skin, which leads to greater sensitivity. Treatment is with prescription topical cortisone and emollients. ...Read more

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Rash mainly on my arms and shoulders(top of my back) and down my arms that looks like mosquito bites. Welt up when I itch them. What could it be?

Rash mainly on my arms and shoulders(top of my back) and down my arms that looks like mosquito bites. Welt up when I itch them. What could it be?

Rash: There are many possibilities, but one which must be considered is an allergic reaction to something you have recently started using. If you cannot figure this out by discontinuing some things you should see a dermatologist and have this examined. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have some colourless itchy bumps on my skin. Primarily on my wrists, feet, ankles, tops of the arm and shoulder. It's itching like crazy?

I have some colourless itchy bumps on my skin. Primarily on my wrists, feet, ankles, tops of the arm and shoulder. It's itching like crazy?

See doctor: It is hard to tell what may be causing it without a direct exam. Nonetheless you may try taking antihistamines to see if they help. A dermatology consult may be required if antihistamine does not help or the problem is getting worse. Any new drug or supplement introduced within the month prior to the onset of the rash may be a suspect also. ...Read more

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I have about 30 bites or hives just on my hands that run up my arms. Some are on my bottom, it loos like a rash on my face. Behind my arms, on my legS?

Hives: Typically the individual spots of hives last less than a day although new ones may keep appearing elsewhere. They can be unbearably itchy. Over the counter antihistamines can be quite helpful. An allergist can help determine if there is an allergic cause such as medication, food, bee sting and more but sometimes they just come and go like a storm passing through. ...Read more

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I have a symmetrical rash on my upper arms close to my armpit, front thighs, ankles and soles of my feet. It's itchy and raised when i scratch. Help!

I have a symmetrical rash on my upper arms close to my armpit, front thighs, ankles and soles of my feet. It's itchy and raised when i scratch. Help!

Rash: I have a symmetrical rash on my upper arms close to my armpit, front thighs, ankles and soles of my feet. It's itchy and raised when i scratch. Help! ANS: Send picture next time and go see your Dr. Trust you will tell how old you are, medical Hx and what meds you are on? Sounds like you have dermatographia as well. ...Read more

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Hi. I've had red itchy blotches on my arms and now my legs and top of feet. I thought bed bugs but my partner isnt getting them.

One person may : React to bedbug bites ; another may not. Bed bug bites may have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while >. ...Read more

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I have a bright red (and itchy!) rash on the back of both my legs, between my butt and knee. It looks like small bug bite like bumps. Not spreading.?

I have a bright red (and itchy!) rash on the back of both my legs, between my butt and knee. It looks like small bug bite like bumps. Not spreading.?

Many causes: Rashes are challenging even when the doctor can see them, so even harder in this forum. Small red bumps on both legs make me think of reactions to clothes, or something in contact with that area on both sides. Bites can do it. It could be heat rash, a reaction of the skin to warmth and occlusion from pressure. Some drug reactions can do that as can conditions like eczema and psoriasis. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my hands, arms, and legs. It's flat and bumpy/extremely itchy. It started on my right hand and has spread everywhere i said.

I have a rash on my hands, arms, and legs. It's flat and bumpy/extremely itchy. It started on my right hand and has spread everywhere i said.

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

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I've got bad itchy bumps on my thighs and spread onto my butt and back?

I've got bad itchy bumps on my thighs and spread onto my    butt and back?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy to find out what is causing this. ...Read more

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I have rashes on my arms an thighs little bumps appearing on my body and my body itches what STDs could this be?

I have rashes on my arms an thighs little bumps appearing on my body and my body itches what STDs could this be?

Why suspect STD? : What you describe is a common type of rash. But to make a proper diagnosis, it should be inspected by your doctor or a dermatologist. But why did you jump to the conclusion it was an std? Have you been diagnosed with std? See your doctor please. ...Read more

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Sudden appearance of red itchy rash behind my knee, swelling and spreading. I scratched my eyelid and got four bumps there too so its spreading?

Sudden appearance of red itchy rash behind my knee, swelling and spreading. I scratched my eyelid and got four bumps there too so its spreading?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. Behind the knees and on the inside part of the elbow too.This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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I've got itchy big bumps on my face and on my arms. What could they be?

Itchy bumps: Unfortunately this is a hard one without seeing them. Could be hives if they are large and come and go or could be allergic reaction to something. Please see your doctor who can examine them in person and give you a better idea. ...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