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  • BOILS, HYDRONITIS...WHATEVER... IM TIRED OF THIS BS!!

    Anonymous 5 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions June 8, 2017 08:36 PM

    Battling boils for 9 years!! Painful, makes me feel sick at breakout. I've never truly been properly diagnosed in my opinion. Taken a few antibiotics that do not help. I do not know what the root of the problem because nobody can seem to tell me the truth. I am homeless and although I do my best to...

  • Nodular eruptions over vulva,occurring off and on along with skin acneiform eruptions since 2m.

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions March 14, 2017 07:05 PM

    Hi my relative is suffering from nodular eruptions over vulva,they r itchy and go away on their own ,sometimes get infected and burst,since 2 months off and on.Also suffers from periodically dermatitis ,over back and upper arms itch followed by acne like eruptions covering upper back and...

  • Itching and suffering from prickly skin with random rashes for 7 weeks now. please help

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions March 8, 2016 08:44 PM

    Please help. I've been suffering with Itchy/creepy crawley scalp, face/cheeks, nose, ears, eyes etc etc. and prickling on loads of other areas eg; hands legs torso, stomach and back randomly. The scalp nose and face is the worst but sometimes front and back is bad. I've been to the doctors 4 times...

  • Bugbite like welt, please help me...

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions February 3, 2016 09:52 PM

    I'm a 22 old female and live in a city apartment. It only happens at night, but I can't seem to find any bugs!! My husband sleeps right next to me and he is not getting bit. The first time it happened I woke up with an itchy hand, scratched it a little, then I had a burning/tingle sensation got out...

  • PLEASE PLEASE HELP. itchy/redness around genitalia.

    Anonymous 4 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions February 27, 2015 09:09 PM

    I'm going to try to be as thorough as I can. My scrotum has been red and itchy for what's going on five months. It also appears thicker than normal with more folds/creases. The perineum and intergluteal cleft (butt crack) have been itchy as well but show no signs of discoloration. The shaft of my...

  • My 2yo son has an undiagnosed skin sore. He's seen many doctors, tried many meds but nothing works

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions December 9, 2014 10:11 PM

    My 2yo son has had sores the come up overnight randomly for about a month now. They don't hurt or itch. The GP prescribed antibiotics, which did nothing, then she prescribed a steroid cream, which also did nothing. This week we saw a dermatologist and she believes my son has papular urticaria so...

  • HELP, No diagnosis, lesions, test come up with nothing, i have holes torso face!

    marie23 2 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions November 1, 2013 11:13 AM

    I have multiple lesions on my stomach , large one surrounded by small. It started when i had my forever blackhead that i clean out by barely squeezing with cleaned hot towel, pops out done it for years. i have to back up. i had a brazillan wax in april, went to hawaii got edema from heat and had...

  • Bruise like redness on my skin, it's spreading..!!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions October 5, 2013 04:32 AM

    About 4-5 months ago I noticed a small, quarter size spot on my ankle. It looked kind of like a mosquito bite but without te swelling. It looked more like a bruise, so I thought it was a bruise and didnt pay much attention to it. A couple of weeks went by and I noticed that it had gotten a little...

  • Itchy Small Hivelike Bumps on Different Parts of Body

    techexec 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions May 3, 2013 06:00 PM

    Hello, I am another sufferer of the infamous rash, which masquerades as a “bug bite”. Some of the doctors I’ve spoke with actually will tell you that is in fact what has happened. They will tell you to put some anti-itch cream on the “50” or more “bites” which occurred the night...

  • Guttate Psoriasis Confusion

    SerenaT 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions May 18, 2012 10:32 PM

    I am a female 45 years old, from the USA and living in Saudi Arabia for work. The medical community here is notorious for mistakes. About 8 months ago I became very sick with what I am sure was strep. After one round of antibiotics it came back with a vengeance, and I had a terrible fever, chills...

  • Tensed since last six months due to Staffeus Aureous (Probably)

    coolvaibh2012 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions February 14, 2012 03:07 PM

    Hello fom members,I am a new member here & this is the very first post here fom my side.Actually, i am suffering through a very painful condition. In my groin region (Front and Back) i am continuously having Boils (a condition when root of any hair is moved by something and it takes the form of a...

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  • itchy red rash?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions August 1, 2011 07:35 PM

    When I was pregnant with my son I had red itchy bumps on my left forearm. Not seeming to be contagious, I'm around family constantly and I'm the only one with this. I went to the doctor's and they tried saying it was scabies, bed bugs, poison ivy, allergic reaction.etc. Nothing helped. After I had...

  • miss

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions July 28, 2011 04:49 PM

    i sufferd with boils amd abscess on my thighs and **m for 8 months seemed to get a abscess around my period antibiotics no good dr gave me 5 diffrent ones.i tried actimel yougert drinks having one every day they have good bacteria in them or something.they have defo got rid of the boils and abcess,...

  • granuloma annulare diagnosis

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions June 3, 2011 02:29 PM

    Hello! Last month while taking antibiotics for pneumonia, I had spots appear on my hands and thought they were actually insect bites ... After a few weeks with no improvement, I saw my dermatologist. I was diagnosed via biopsy of having granuloma annulare. After taking a tapering dose of prednisone...

  • Diagnosed with granuloma annulare

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions June 3, 2011 12:48 PM

    After having a dozen spots pop up on my hands, I thought I had been bitten by fleas or fire ants. When they didn't got away in a week, I went to see my dermatologist. I was currently being treated with antibiotics for pneumonia and thought it could be related. He did a biopsy and sent me home...

  • Weird Skin Condition?? PLEASE HELP!!!

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions May 3, 2011 04:30 AM

    I know this thread is long but please read i really need help:(I have always had normal clear skin..maybe some pimples every now and then on my forehead & have a pretty good diet. Then In sept of 2010 i had a really bad staph infection in between my thieghs. i had 104 fever i had bumps on my tongue...

  • What's wrong with me. Help please. Rash on foot.

    SeekingAdvice 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 6, 2011 11:37 PM

    Hello, I'm new here and looking for some advice about a skin rash I've had for about a year now. Here are some facts and information that might help, along with pictures.Started about a year ago.I'm a 25 year old woman, no known major medical problems.Was a small red rash on the top of my second...

  • Painful/Tender pain on my skull and back of head

    Lajeran 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions March 9, 2011 04:26 AM

    I have various parts of my body that are tender and painful day to day. The latest has been the back of my head where I have had several people look and have looked myself with a mirror but see no evidence of a cut, swelling, redness or anything that could explain the tenderness and pain in that...

  • Itchy rash, uticaria; cure found

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions February 19, 2011 07:07 AM

    I am posting this account of my skin problem in the hopes it might help other sufferers. Two years ago my family had taken in a feral cat with a horrible bleeding wound on its face. I developed a rash on the front of my leg below the knee. The rash was oval shaped with raised red areas. ...

  • Spreading rash; antibiotics not working.

    Anonymous 6 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions July 30, 2010 06:46 AM

    One day about a month ago, I noticed a rash on my right shin. It didn't itch, and it started out pale. Now, these red dots have appeared all over my body, mostly on my stomach, lower back, front pubic area and the backs of my thighs. It itches from time to time, but it didn't itch at first. I...