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open skin sore!I am desperate for help!

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 20, 2008
  • 01:31 AM

I am really, really frustrated, worried and fed up. But to give you some insight. I have started to develop these funny red spots, that appear randomly anywhere on my body about two years ago. At first I thought, it was due to a flea bite (we had fleas at that time). However, our home AND pet have been fleafree ever since then, but the spots have not disappeared. They first started to appear on my legs on the back of my legs (knee area). No big deal, I can live with red spots, but they turned a greyish brown after a while. Now, the back of my legs are covered in those "scars". But the spots moved to my upper body. I had them on my arms, still have them on my armpits (thought it might be caused by shaving, too). I have them on my back, **m and genital area and stomach. Now they started spreading to my face.
To make a long story short. Doctors don't know what it is. First, psoriasis. Then I changed laundry detergent, soap, lotion... EVERYTHING! No change. I was put on antibiotics-No change! Did a skin biopsy- didn't come back with a result. I had one of those spots turn into a sore, which looked like I scratched it, although I didn't touch it (that was the reason for the antibiotics). It went away after weeks, leaving a deep scar. Now, I have one of those sores on my ankle. It hurts so much and it seems that whatever I do to make it better, nothing helps. I am so frustrated. Not only does it look like I have a contagious, nasty disease, but it just HURTS! I am so scared it might be something bad. I do have another doctor's appointment, but I don't really have faith anymore. if anyone knows anything, or might have the same thing, please let me know!!!!!!! I can also post a picture, if needed

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  • Also,those spots do not itch or hurt unless they are infected, like the one I have now. Here is a pic.
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