I have an itchy rash that appears only on my elbows. It appears as red dots or sometimes pus filled spots. I notice outbreaks mainly in the summer.
Poison ivy. Could this be a reaction to poison ivy, oak or sumac?
4 yr old son has non-itchy rash for 10 days on knees, elbows, wrists. Rash is raised and started as spots but now joining. Gp said coxsackie not sure.
More information pls. The rash may be caused by a number of conditions including viral illness, contact dermatitis, a bacterial infection of the bloodstream. Information that will be useful in determining the cause includes travel information, exposure to animals, fever pattern and ill contacts. Most uncomplicated viral illnesses resolve within 10 days. Prevention includes vaccination against childhood illnesses. Read more...