Psoriasis = blotchy rash on the elbow?

Psoriasis. Psoriasis on the elbow is usually a thickened, silvery scaled plaque that may have a reddish base. Blotchy rashes are not usually psoriasis.
VisualDX. Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck!

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My mum has a red blotchy rash all over her body, especially her legs. Some are small and some are. Big covering her elbows. What is it?

Red blotchy rash. It could be almost anything. I would have to know how long she's had it; what medication she may be taking; how old is she; and does it itch? From your description it could be a rash from a medication she has be taking; she may have a condition called psoriasis (happens often on the elbows); and without a photo there is no way of telling. A dermatologist would be your best bet for her. Read more...

Negative for ra- dr suspects pa due to occasional rash on elbows. Rash hasn't appeared for several mths. Is there any other was to diagnose psoriasis?

Skin biobsy ,Flake. There are no lab tests or blood tests available to confirm or deny the presence of psoriasis. Instead, a doctor must examine the skin and nails closely, sometimes analyzing dry skin under a microscope.Your doctor may take a small sample of skin (biopsy) that's examined under a microscope to determine the exact type of psoriasis and to rule out other disorders. Read more...

I have a rash on my elbow. I think it is psoriasis. What should I do?

Check it out. Well, it may be psoriasis but may be something else, too. Won't you make a trip to your doctor and have him look at this and decide what treatment you will need. Read more...
Rash. Not all rash is psoriasis. You need to answer several question to get an idea about your rash etiology thanks. Read more...
See a dermatologist. Psoriasis affects men and women equally and has a bimodal age distribution (peaks between ages 20 to 30 years and again between the ages of 50 to 60). Best thing to do is to see a dermatologist to have an accurate diagnosis and then get appropriate treatment. Read more...
B3 deficiency. Try orally neuro-htp by biotics this has Niacin which helps with skin rash, trptophan, zinc and selenium locally apply otc steroid cream if it did not cure it in 6 weeks see a dermatologist. Read more...

I have a dry cough for decades now. Also, I have a rash on my elbows and genital lesions next to my testicles. Is it possible to be psoriasis?

Possibly. The rash and cough may not be related. You should see a dermatologist for evaluation, possible biopsy to rule out psoriasis, and advice about treatment. Read more...
Rash could be. Cough uncertain relationship if this is psoriasis. The distribution and type of rash needs to be confirmed by a dermatologist. The long term cough also needs evaluation. If the rash is not psoriasis it may be related to the cough. Read more...