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  • unknown rash

    Anonymous 10 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 25, 2008 08:26 PM

    Monday morning I noticed a rash(non-itchy!) on my chest. Hours later it had spread to my torso/back/arms and legs. I thought it was some allergic reaction. The only thing I had taken medicine wise within the previous few days was my generic allegra for my seasonal allergies, and a tablet or two...

  • Tiny itchy reddish bumps

    Anonymous 11 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions March 17, 2008 09:39 AM

    Tiny itchy reddish bumps all over my body, except the neck and face. Includes hands, feet, legs, arms. Particularly bad around buttocks/anus, stomach, groin (but not as much genitals) and under side of the forearms. They are very itchy, and worse at night or in heat. The ones on feet and hands are...

  • Blisters followed by urticaria ? Diagnose

    Marabi 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions November 17, 2007 08:18 PM

    Have seen 2 dermatologists and another specialist. Zoster -like blisters appeared on torso and were followed by a severe urticaria outbrake in the form of Erythema Annulare Centrifugum. Only strong dosis of cortisone seems to alleviate the urticaria. No answer as yet to the diagnose or cause of...

  • body hair loss every Sept

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions September 10, 2007 01:57 AM

    My bf gradually loses all his body hair every September. His skin gets a bit red and then that 3" x 4" patches of hair falls out over the next several days. Several days later other sections of his body go thru the same thing. Then he gets annoyed at all the hairless patches and that the is bed...

  • Isotretinoin (the generic name for Accutane) & Risks of Taking Accuatne

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions August 21, 2007 12:08 PM

    Isotretinoin (the generic name for accutane) is used to treat the most severe and disfiguring cases of nodular acne. Most Doctors would only recommend this treatment only after all other forms of acne medication have been tried and proved unsuccessful.Isotretinoin must not be used to treat women...

  • Redness Dryness What Is This?

    wooeee 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 28, 2007 08:28 PM

    I got red dots, that are all over my chest and back, and vary in size, but are generally small(about 1mm-3mm) some however are bigger and look almost like non-puss filled pimples. They are dry. Some are patched together to make a big red dry path, they dont itch and aren't extremely noticable...

  • No Clue Freaking Me Out!!

    wooeee 5 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 28, 2007 08:16 PM

    I got red dots, that are all over my chest and back, and vary in size, but are generally small(about 1mm-3mm) some however are bigger and look almost like non-puss filled pimples. They are dry. Some are patched together to make a big red dry path, they dont itch and aren't extremely noticable...

  • No Clue Freaking Me Out!!

    wooeee 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 28, 2007 08:15 PM

    I got red dots, that are all over my chest and back, and vary in size, but are generally small(about 1mm-3mm) some however are bigger and look almost like non-puss filled pimples. They are dry. Some are patched together to make a big red dry path, they dont itch and aren't extremely noticable...

  • Little bumps on inside of legs...

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 18, 2007 05:59 AM

    Well I have all these little bumps all over the inside of my leg. The size of a pin ****k. The bumps arent red or green (lol) they are just skin color. It doesnt itch either, but they keep spreading all around the leg. Like a rash but its not red or itchy. I want them to go away! Some of the bumps...

  • 2nd time-itchy red rash on knees/elbows-- HELP!

    julene8 9 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 10, 2007 06:27 PM

    I cannot for the life of me figure out what is going on- and sincerely hope to have some help/insight from this site.. One week ago in the morning my elbows started itching profusely, and when I checked, they were BRIGHT red, as were my knees. My face also became flushed. I felt fine, but my elbows...

  • disappearing/reappearing red patches moving downward

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions March 11, 2007 08:45 PM

    Hello,My husband, who has no allergies that he knows of, started scratching himself the other night at a restaurant, took off his shirt, and saw that his neck, back and chest--mostly upper at this point--were red, and there were hives under his armpits, surrounded by pink. His wrists and the...

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  • something other than eczema?

    Anonymous 6 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions March 7, 2007 08:03 PM

    I have been diagnosed with eczema at the age of 40. Prior to this 'rash' I have had food allergies resulting in occasional hives but never a rash.The rash has been with me for over a year now. I have eliminated all major allergens from diet, tried candida cleanse, lever cleanse, etc! and have not...

  • Redness in Fingers and pain, not swollen

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions February 14, 2007 11:37 PM

    Could you please tell me what is the reason. Is it infection/allergies

  • .....Causes of Redness?.....inflammation?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions February 6, 2007 06:54 AM

    I have had redness (that gets worse with heat and is not painful) on these specific parts of my body for a while now and I want to get rid of it! :-cheeks-upper arms-hips-upper buttocks-upper back thighsAbout me : female, 19, 5'7, 100 pounds, pear shaped (wide hips, fat on lower body, thin upper...

  • Eczema, Rosacea and peeling skin.

    eQuinox` 4 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions January 12, 2007 03:51 AM

    When I was small I had Eczema; throughout childhood it didn't really reappear and rarely showed on the ears. I am now 19 and have had Rosacea for 5 years. I was lucky enough to go on a holiday trip overseas to Malaysia :p. I noticed that ever since I've been here (first day till 1.5 months later)...

  • pinprick red dots, itchy skin, wrongly diagnosed

    littlebitnumb 4 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions November 19, 2006 03:46 AM

    I'm a fairly healthy female in my early twenties. I went in to my doctors just yesterday, and I was diagnosed with Eczema. I've looked up eczema several times and my syptoms do not match the diagnosis at all. This all started a month ago when I experienced itchy skin. Everyone get's itchy skin...

  • recurring rash

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions November 17, 2006 06:07 AM

    Last week, an itchy rash appeared on my stomach, just above my waist on the left and right side. By the following day, the rash was also on my side directly below by my arm pits (but not in my underarm) on both sides, and on both biceps spreading down to the bend of my arm.I would describe the rash...