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  • Not sure if being misdiagnosed...again!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions May 8, 2010 05:45 PM

    Hello allPlease bear with me -its a bit long...For the last couple of years I have developed an on-off rashy appearance on my cheeks (sometimes on my nose, forehead and chin) it has been pretty mildish and came after being treated for a flare up of IBD - so with prednisoline and azathioprine.This...

  • Strange rash, fever and dizziness. HELP.

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 9, 2010 12:11 AM

    I'm a worried girlfriend, to put it bluntly, but mostly because my boyfriend went to the doctor and she didn't know what to do. She sent him home with antibiotics and told him to come back Monday. He has a rash all over his body. It doesn't itch, nor is it bumpy. He is extremely dizzy, to the point...

  • An ongoing problem

    odmanout 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 6, 2010 02:00 AM

    I'm a 26 year old male and I have been experiencing pain in my right testicle for almost 10 years now. The testicle stays in raised position at most times and there is a lump at the apex where I believe is the epididymis. 2 urologists have failed to find this lump but I discovered its more...

  • Help Please - feeling sorry for my Husband!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 2, 2010 11:10 AM

    My Husband got his first boil in december last year - a huge whopper on his **m - he went to the doc who told him it was quite bad and he ended up having to go to the emergency department and have is lanced and drained - it was an awful experience for him and it looked very painful. He had to have...

  • Swollen Little Finger

    dollifer 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions February 21, 2010 05:42 PM

    About a year ago my little finger started to swell and was painful near the joint but the joint itself was not swollen, just the skin around it. At one point my hands and feet were swollen but that only lasted a few days and then it was back to just the little finger. I also had painful spots/dots...

  • Red skin from cellulitis

    Cindiw1 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions December 30, 2009 06:25 AM

    My husband has had cellulitis and has been treated for it, but it's been about 2 months now, and even though he's getting better (supposedly), the skin on his shins is a pretty good color of red. He is being treated by a dermatologist who gives him some kind of cream and tells him to put warm...

  • popping/crackling noises felt & heard when i press on my skin

    bac6969 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions December 17, 2009 05:06 AM

    Hi there,im writing to figure out what the cause might be,when i gently press down on my skin i get cracklin popping noises AND i can actually feeling the crackling/popping. I am not experiancing this problem anywhere else on my body EXCEPT in the area that is directly below my temple(top of the...

  • Isolated rash followed by cold symtoms

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions September 26, 2009 01:14 AM

    HelloAbout two months ago I started to get a pimple on my chin. I thought nothing of it and waited it out. It started to go away only to be replaced by small bumps that moved around my chin to the creases around my month and under my nose. I thought it was acne but because I'm on the pill I know...

  • Undiagnosed Rash

    blueskies1979 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions September 18, 2009 06:41 AM

    I have been to several doctors, and most recently a dermatologist, about a rash that appeared on my left hip/waist area and have not received any answers yet. The dermatologist did a biopsy, but I won't have the results back for another two weeks and this is driving me crazy.It first showed up as a...

  • weird blisters on skin

    lanitamaria 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions September 4, 2009 04:00 AM

    A few days ago I noticed some new freckles coming up on my forearm. But the next day, they were all connected and there was a black spot on them. I was afraid it was skin cancer. The skin around them was raised and a little bit red. So once the weekend was over, I went to the doctor and he said...

  • Please help my Father (serious Blisters & Sores)

    londoner 2 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions August 11, 2009 09:16 AM

    HelloWe are at a lost end and would very much appreciate anyone's help in diagnosing my father problem. My Dad is 78 years old and sufferers with Mild Parkinsons.Over the past 6 month, he has had large Blisters above his ankle which dry up and then forms another in a never ending cycle.The Blisters...

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  • fed up in ky.

    ky44ply 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions March 25, 2009 12:13 AM

    ok people i need help!this started in october.i noticed i had a place on my shin,thought it was a flea bite since my friend i was staying with at the time had 2 dogs.well it never went away and it about itched me todeath.i even dug at it with my toenails in my sleep.in dec i got a few more on my...

  • roseacea on face, but also itchy legs??

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions October 18, 2008 05:09 PM

    Hello all - my dermotologist diagnosed me with roseacea last week and put me on oral and topical antibiotics. My symptoms included peeling, itchy and burning red skin on my face. Since I've seen the dr, my eyelids have become puffy and the skin under my eyes very wrinkled (more than for a 33 year...

  • Small acne-like lump in bellybutton, puss and traces of blood

    Anonymous 13 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions October 10, 2008 10:58 AM

    4 months ago, I started noticing a slight discomfort in my belly button, and then I discovered a rather small acne-like lump forming on the top wall of it. However, this got bigger than acne into a lump and it eventually became red, a bit swollen and with "inflamed" sensation, sensitive to touch...

  • my instincts were right- itchiness better

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions August 15, 2008 01:16 PM

    I just had a feeling that antibiotics were the answer in my case. I had a staph infection of the follicles. One derm doc swabbed my skin with her eyes rolled (my suggestion that it was staph)...her culture came back negative.So then I suggested staph to my PCP and she swabbed my nose and it came...

  • Constant Staph Infections

    Serendi3 5 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions July 31, 2008 06:16 PM

    I get constant staph infections from shaving. Being a 24/f and not being able to shave is beyond embarrassing. I would love to be able to wear shorts and tank tops again - maybe even one day be able to wear a bath suit and actually be able to swim again... which I haven't done since high school. I...

  • koreankid..answer to your post...on my thread

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions July 22, 2008 05:51 PM

    Koreankid, I tried to post on my thread twice....as I wanted to answer your post.....but I cannot get it to go through....so I am starting a new thread to reply to what you said. Maybe the following will validate what you are saying about sweating. I once had a reaction to a shot and got hives at...

  • New here. Gut issues w/ rash? also anyone try abx??

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions July 19, 2008 09:54 PM

    Hi,I am new here and I have been itchy for about 3 weeks. I have small welts, tiny itchy red spots- pinprick size AND it is NOT getting better but worse.I have been researching and researching and then found this forum. I have not read every thread by any means......but in my other research and...

  • New here. Gut issues w/ rash? also anyone try abx??

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions July 19, 2008 09:54 PM

    Hi, I am new here and I have been itchy for about 3 weeks. I have small welts, tiny itchy red spots- pinprick size AND it is NOT getting better but worse.I have been researching and researching and then found this forum. I have not read every thread by any means......but in my other research and...

  • lump on the neck with white discharge

    eddiej2008 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions June 30, 2008 09:31 PM

    Hi, my dad has a lump on the back of his neck, which, after my mum popped it has a white discharge. On the first visit to the hospital we were told it was some sort of infection and given antibiotics. On the second visit to the hospital we were told it was an apsiss and that my dad could take...