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  • 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...

  • Cured??

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions June 17, 2010 10:02 AM

    I have had EAC for several years accompanied by severe pain in my joints and muscles. I recently went for homeopathic treatment which lasted for about 9 months. A very detailed history is taken and it's a relief to be listened to! I suffer from multiple allergies and also have IBS - I am certain...

  • ???

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions June 1, 2010 08:02 AM

    I have read quite a few of the posts on these pages and its scary how many people have these weird unexplained "flea like" bites.I started getting them about 2 weeks ago and thought it was fleas (even though i have no cats or dogs) but they would dissapear then reappear in different places!! The...

  • 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...

  • random itch, no rash bumps anything

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 10, 2010 07:55 AM

    okay. first off i will say i have allergies but i'm started to doubt whats happening has nothing to do with them..im hoping for peoples oppinions about this.for some reason, i have a random itchy moment i guess you could call it.. one that makes me want to cry because it gets so bad. im trying my...

  • Skin hypersensitive/hurts/burns after MRI - Electromagnetic hypersensitivity

    Anonymous 6 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions February 28, 2010 01:54 PM

    HelloMy name is joao and I’m 35 years old and healthy until now.I did a MRI (magnetic ressonance – 3 T) exam to my cervical, without contrast. After this exam, I went to bed and woke up in the middle of the night with a burning sensation all over my back. I looked in the mirror and my back and...

  • Itchy rash for 3 weeks

    lee380 2 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions February 21, 2010 06:42 AM

    For the past 3 weeks I've had a very itchy rash that started on my left arm, then spread to the tops of my legs and right arm. I have a few on my stomach and on my back. When I scratch one bump, more bumps occur.I went to my doctor the first time and he gave me a cortisteroid cream and told me to...

  • Help !!! Severe eczema problem

    mammakim 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions February 8, 2010 07:29 PM

    My son is 12 and has celiac disease, multiple other food and environmental allergies, asthma, and chronic severe eczema. Since he was 6 mths of age we have used triamcinolone ointment and protopic on his skin. In November, he skin got noticeably worse, it appeared as though he had a chemical burn...

  • Wrinkly, burning, red, swollen eyelids on ONE eye

    Anonymous 16 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions December 24, 2009 06:48 PM

    There are 5 important points that I want you to pay attention to:1) the rash is ONLY affecting ONE eye. This is weird. Usually allergies affect both eyes.2) It's WRINKLY. The wrinkledness is NOT from scratching or contact; I've been careful not to touch or rub my eyelids.3) The small region of...

  • rash on hands and feet

    placebo6 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions October 28, 2009 01:19 PM

    In the past week, I have quite suddenly developed an itchy rash on my wrists, hands, ankles and feet, nowhere else. I am HIV positive and would not rule out the possibility of that being part of the cause but it feels unlikely. I have used creams and lotions to no results. Actually seems to make...

  • Rash, Undiagnosed. Please help!

    LA1058 7 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions October 7, 2009 08:46 AM

    I am a moderately healthy (not on any meds, no chronic illness history) 50 year old woman (premenopausal) but recently under a lot of stress. I was laid off in January, still unemployed. We are bankrupt and on the verge of homelessness. The rash came on about two months ago, no new irritants and I...

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  • 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...

  • Red, painless spots

    Apaloosa 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions July 21, 2009 01:58 AM

    I have tiny (about the size of the tip of a pen), painless red dots all over my body. They are mostly concentrated on my forearms and upper arms with some on my thighs. They don't seem to have any pattern to their placement and they show up suddenly. I have about 20-30 of them all over my body....

  • weird bump-hives-rash - red, very itchy (PICTURES INCLUDED.)

    cassonia 11 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions July 15, 2009 01:23 AM

    About a week ago I got hives on my knee around where I had a very bad cut (probably should've had stitches, but we didn't know that) – I thought maybe it was an allergic reaction to the ointment I was using, so I stopped using it. The hives remained, but weren’t as itchy. Two days later, I tried...

  • I don't know what this purple rash is. Help I just want it to go away

    jackilynn30 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions January 13, 2009 02:01 AM

    I have a purple looking rash on my upper arms. It doesn't itch or hurt. There is no discomfort to it at all. but it is very embraressing and a lot of people notice it. doctors have even notice it but either they don't know what it is or think I do. It looks like I am really cold, but usually am...

  • Is this eczema, or a fungus? Pic included...

    sanriax28 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions December 27, 2008 09:58 PM

    Hi, I have an area of red/flaky skin underneath my mouth, and I'm not sure what's causing it. It started out as a much smaller area - just a small patch near the lower RH side of my mouth that would periodically shed in flaky/furry pieces. Sometimes it was an issue, sometimes it wasn't. I didn't...

  • Ive been itching my whole life, please tell me whats wrong.

    d.sauce 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions December 17, 2008 08:48 AM

    ive had bad skin my whole life. born with excema and asthma. for the last two years its become unberable. ive seen doctors and the only conclusion that has been determined is cortosone creams and antihistamines. i feel like im just masking the problem, becuase the releif from taking multiple...

  • Ring Worm, Psoriasis, Eczema...huh?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions October 25, 2008 03:29 AM

    Alright, first I'll let you know this was diagnosed as ringworm after a quick medical exam at the university health center. The problem is, she assumed a red spot on my leg (which wasn't itchy, or associated with the problem) was the site where it started and to apply the anti-fungal cream there. I...

  • bites or hives?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions May 27, 2008 06:26 PM

    hey, i hope someone could help me figure this out.2 days ago, i have developed these bumps on my body that look like mosquito bites. at first i was convinced that it was mosquito bites but the bites disappear a few minutes later without leaving any mark. i am also worried it might be flea bites (i...

  • acne

    avextraxjp 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions May 8, 2008 01:50 AM

    I'm in my early twenties with moderate acne and i'm not sure if I sure try this product with active ingredient of Clindamycin Phospate 1.2% (equivalent to 1% Clindamycin), 0.05% Methyl paraben, propyl Paraben 0.o25%. I have no known allergies. Are there any known side effects of long term use of...