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

    Anonymous 0 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...

  • Psoriasis or not? A few blisters appear on my back really on back of shoulder. I pick at them?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions June 5, 2015 03:34 PM

    I'm not sure what I have. About 10 years ago I broke out with a few blisters on my leg I would pick at. About the same time they put me on pills for bad anxiety and panic. They would sorta go away and then I would itch the "scar" and it would oozz a little and start again. I had a scraping v taken...

  • Allergy testing from qualified specialist that tests BLOOD against foods and chemicals for lesions.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions May 1, 2015 06:05 PM

    Many people here have issues with cigarette burn like skin lesions, blistering, keratosis, pimples, psoriasis, ulcers, etc. I also have the same issues. Most of us could benefit from testing our blood against the most common foods we eat, household products, personal hygiene products used, even the...

  • I have chronic psoriasis and just found out painful.

    tina68 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions July 21, 2014 10:12 PM

    Does anyone else have the same and does it ever get any easier.

  • I suffered with psoriasis from 5 until 25. I found everything you need to know.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions June 20, 2014 07:49 PM

    Ever go to the dermatologist and feel like they really don't understand your issue, or don't think it is that big of one at all. Every time you go there is something new to try for some new reason that completely discredits what they just told you would work 4 weeks ago. If you want the truth about...

  • Psoriasis

    snowkitty 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions March 26, 2013 06:39 PM

    I wanted to post this for anyone it may help. I had psoriasis for years really bad all over my arms and abdomen, along with psoriatic arthritis to the point I could not make a fist. I was a teenager at this time, so it was really embarrassing and I would not be caught dead in a swim suit. I tried...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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. ...

  • Dry flaky skin. Sign of cancer?

    AnnaKH 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions January 26, 2011 07:35 PM

    I have had dry, flaky skin under both of my armpits, going down under my breasts and onto my stomach for months now. My doctor says it does not look like eczema or psoriasis. It is not caused by winter weather, as it has been like this since before the weather began getting colder. I am...

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  • Is this melanoma?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions November 16, 2010 12:00 AM

    noticed this thing on my inner thigh. I have psoriasis and I know this is not a placque. It stands out. It's like a deep brown color. I never noticed it before but then again, I don't look at the inside of my thighs much so I don't know if it's been there for awhile. What does it look like?...

  • lichen planus or guttate psoriasis?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions September 29, 2010 02:48 PM

    about 2 months ago mainly front trunk papular rash started slowly showing up(- please see the situation now:http://img839.imageshack.us/img839/8963/p1010266n.jpg)that spread further and to forearms last month, maybe due to autoinoculation withpalms(which stayed clean)However as I remember it did...

  • What are the chances of getting cancer from a pilonidal cyst from this?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions August 28, 2010 07:13 AM

    What are the chances of getting cancer from a pilonidal cyst from this? So yeah I had this cyst for about 2.5 years. It doesn't hurt, and it leaks sometimes. The skin above where the cyst is a normal color. It looks about it's about .5'' - .75'' wide and about 1'' - 1.5'' long. Not sure if the...

  • help

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions August 19, 2010 12:54 PM

    Just had tonsillitis and now getting guttate psoriasis. Had this last year and took a long time to get rid. I am presenting more little red spots as we speak. Have all the usual creams etc etc. Any ideas for a preventitive measure although i think it is too late?

  • What is going on with my skin? :( Indents...please help (with pics)

    amishgirl 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions June 1, 2010 02:56 AM

    I am getting so upset and frustrated. I do have health issues. Epilepsy, Psoriasis, Borderline Diabetic (taking Metformin) and while I do have psoriasis for the past 6 years, recently VERY recently I am noticing these round (circular) indents popping up here and there. They rainge from about the...

  • Skin rash between my two last toes..

    Jiyeon 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions September 29, 2009 12:05 AM

    I'm not sure that this is a skin rash...It seems more like it could be connected to flair ups of pustular psoriasis I get on my hands and feet. Anyway lets get started about a week ago I felt something itchy, I went to the bathroom and looked at my last toe all the skin was peeling and it was red....

  • Do you have plaque psoriasis?

    allenxvr 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions December 10, 2008 03:33 PM

    If so, you may be interested to know that a doctor in your area is conducting a clinical study to assess the safety and effectiveness of a medication in patients with plaque psoriasis. In this study, patients will switch from Enbrel® to the study medication, which is FDA-approved to treat chronic...

  • Do you have plaque psoriasis?

    allenxvr 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions November 7, 2008 09:23 PM

    If so you may be interested to know that a doctor in your area is conducting a clinical study to assess the safety and effectiveness of a medication in patients with plaque psoriasis. In this study, patients will switch from Enbrel® to the study medication, which is FDA-approved to treat chronic...

  • 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...