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Too many Doctors and still no answers...please help!

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  • Posted By: Demonslayer53
  • July 1, 2008
  • 03:57 AM

I am hoping that someone can help me here. I am a 35 year old male and I have been having this skin problem for approximately 2 years. I have seen 3 GP's, 3 Dermitologist and one Allergist. I have been mis-diagnosed as having scabies, contact dermatitis, atopical dermatitis, etc. I have tried steriods, creams and more creams. I am posting pictures of my rash in hopes that someone on this site has had the same type of rash and might know what is causing it. I have had blood work done numberous times and all results have been normal. My allergy test (back patch)showed no sensitivity to any of the things that were included in it. I have changed jobs, soaps, location and everything else I could think of and all to no avail.
The rash is mainly on my hands and ankles. There is a picture of my leg where I was bitten and the doctors thought it was a spider bite, but it has never healed and it happened prior to the rash coming on.

I have several other things going on that just don't add up and I did not have before the rash.
Bloating
Excessive gas
Headaches
Joint pain
Premature graying
Swelling of hands
Shortness of breath
Excessive bowel movements (5x per day)
Excessive weight gain (20lbs in 3 months)
Knots under the skin in the right arm on the inside of the elbow, on the upper right leg and on the left side of the stomache a very large one, then on the right side under the ribcage I have one.
http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w238/sango53/anklerash.jpg
http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w238/sango53/leg.jpg
http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w238/sango53/rightindexfinger-1.jpg
http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w238/sango53/topoffoot.jpg
http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w238/sango53/finger.jpg
http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w238/sango53/handrash.jpg
http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w238/sango53/topofhandrash.jpg
You will need to enlarge to get the full view of the rash and the weeping blisters.
I am grateful for any input on this matter.

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