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tropical skin rash

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 29, 2007
  • 01:53 PM

I have recentally moved to a tropical area (Darwin, Australia) and have started having various skin problems. To start with I got a sweat rash between my thighs which ended up getting infected with tinea, which then spred top my armpits. Then whenever I went from air conditioning into the humid air my hands, elbows and knees would itch. Then I got clusters of small blisters on the backs of my fingers and on the palms of my hands and small lumps on my elbows and small red lumps on the inside of my elbow and knees that are itchy at random times. I have seen a doctor who said it wasn't scabies due to it not itching only at night. My main concern is that the red bumps on the inside of my knees havn't cleared up after two weeks and are still very red and inflamed looking and itchy. Is it normal for this to take so long to claer up, especially considering the humidity here. Also, I work in hot conditions in a kitchen. Any replies would be appeicated. Thankyou.

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