Itchy rash elbows

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For about two weeks now I've been having strong itching on both arms, on the front side from my elbows (not the point or crease, but in front). I don't see any rash or anything visible. I've tried lotion in case it was just dry skin, and benadryl gel since I use that on my bug bites anyway, and neither of them help. But I can't figure out why they itch so bad. I've never had this problem before. Any ideas why this area in particular, on both arms, would be so itchy?
I have hot feeling itchy rash type bumps on my elbows and knees and when I take that 1% hydocortisone cream it goes away, but when I stop it comes back in same place. It most inflames at night and and in the morning or when my skin gets greasy.
I also have it slightly on my elbows although it appears slightly different. The 'rash' on my finger has these small pin point blisters that look to form below the skin before surfacing. They are very itchy and it only seems to really bother me at night before I go to bed. Over the course of time the skin becomes harsh and scaly before peeling and then repeating the process with a fresh start of blisters. I am under stress and slightly depressed which may be the cause.
I am itchy in my armpits, inside of my elbows, around my groin, backs of my knees and even sometimes in and around my belly button. I have noticed a rash on the inside of my elbows and a bit of a rash in my armpits. Any ideas what it could be or what is causing it. Ive had a look at certain rashes for more severe diseases such as meningitis and im pretty sure it isnt something like that.
my son who is 15 months old has taken a rash on his knees and elbows. The rash first started on one knee and has now spread, the rash is on the front of his knees but is now on the back of knees.
I have an itchy red rash over most of my body including arms, legs, genital area, buttocks, and even my head (can't see it, just feel it). None on my hands or feet, underarms or breasts. Started on my right forearm in a small patch around a surgical site a few weeks ago, but just recently started to itch and now appears to be spreading. Any ideas?
Hello, about a year ago I developed small itchy bumps on my butt near the opening of my vagina. Since then the rash of itchy bumps has spread to the the fronts and backs of my knees & elbows, my hips, my inner thighs, and my stomach. The itching comes and goes and is most pronounced when I remove my clothing. These patches of itchy skin are not at all painful. They also do not blister. I scratch them but it only provides a brief period of relief.
I have itchy and red my palms,heels, elbows and knees.Saw dermatologist many times no improvement.My hands look terrible. This discussion is related to <a href='/posts/show/240944'>rash on hands won't go away, even after medical treatment</a>.
I have the exact same thing. Itchy bumps (just like insect bites) on my elbows (and sometimes knees) over about 2 months they have intermittently appeared then disappeared on their own. I have also had intermittent skin coloured bumps, smaller than those on my elbows, along the sides, and on the joints, of my fingers. They don't itch or hurt, and eventuallu fade. The bumps on my elbows and knees are not a rash, they're definite bumps. Weird.
I occasionally break out with itchy, painful bumps on my knuckles and elbows. They are skin-colored or slightly reddened, hardish bumps, no weeping or oozing at all. If I lean just right on my elbow they cause sharp pain. I believe it may be viral of some sort, because they seem to only appear when life is stressful. They itch like crazy- almost as bad as poison ivy, which I've had a lot. Has anyone else experienced this or have any diagnosis or treatment ideas?
My 3 yo daughter has a bumpy, itchy rash on her knees and elbows. She has it most of the time but only sometimes does it itch. I put hydrocortisone cream on it when it itches. Should I take her to our doctor for some other medicine?
Have a sudden onset of a strange rash that started at my hands, mainly at the joint areas not palms and is now at my elbows and knee areas only. The rash is like sores but not wet. I am in the medical fieldand I am afraid of MRSA. It itches and hurts at the same time. I have no fever and do not feel bad. I have an appt. with a doctor but my boss does not want me to work til I make sure this is not contagious. This discussion is related to <a href='http://www.medhelp.
Hi, All of a sudden i have been very itchy all over my body, there i no rash, redness,swelling or and visible symptoms, there is a bit of dry skin on my elbows and around my groin. The itchiest place is around my groin. i havent changed the bbody wash soap i use, or anything like that.
But the others, my doctor cannot identify. The back of my hands, my feet (esp pinky toes), knees and elbows have a non itchy , red rash. The ones on my pinkie toes hurt because I have to wear shoes, but I really can't feel the rest of them. Benedryl doesn't do anything except ease the itching of the injection site rashes. I really don'ot want to get shuffled from specialist to specialist , only to be told...uh we don't know--which is usually the case. I am thinking maybe viral arthritis?
I've been getting a rash on my finger joints, elbows, and knees since I was 6 or 7 years old. It just flared up again for no apparent reason. When it is really bad, like it is now, it is both itchy and painful at the same time, and my skin feels tight and hurts when I bend my fingers. The rash looks like many small bumps of different sizes, not everywhere on my hands, just on the knuckles and joints of the back of my hand.
Hey, can anyone help me for about a week or so now i've had dry, scaly, sore, itchy skin on both my elbows, when I do itch it, it bleeds a small bit. It's getting quite painful and annoying. Any help or advice would be great.
My problem is that about three months ago, I broke out with these bumps on my elbows, and they would pop, but it quickly got out of control and spread, some of them would mesh together and they become extremely easy to pop, like a blister, this then spread to my hands. Keep in mind, these are NOT scaly, NOT leathery. I went to the emergency room because it got so bad, the doctor said it was cellulitis, and prescribed me antibiotics.
I'm told itchy skin is part of the third trimester, but its been pretty intense. Any one else have it bad (to the point of getting bumps/rashes) and what do you use to help?
For the past few days, I've had a red and itchy raised rash on my thighs, inside of my elbows, neck, face, wrist, and the back of my knees. The bumps on my thighs are a darker red, small raised bumps. The same appeared on my wrist, neck, and face later on but not as red. The bumps on the inside of my elbows are larger, but appear to look the same as the rest. Just today the ones on my face appeared, no colour, but itchy and raised bumps. I also have red puffy eyes and they are just as itchy.
Hi I'm a 52 year old woman who has had an itchy rash on either my left or right elbow for the last year now. I showed it to my PCP (who is a nurse practitioner) and he said "Hmmm... it almost looks like poison ivy" Which I know it is not from poison ivy as it was in the middle of a cold New Hamphshire winter when it came on. He recommended taking an anti histamine, which does help the itch and when I take the anti histamines around the clock it takes the rash away.
I have had a extremely itchy rash mostly on my torso (below my breasts, around my waist, armpits, inside of my elbows, behind my knees, etc.) for a few weeks now. There is no rash on my legs. I went to the doctor a couple of weeks ago and he said it was due to detergent. I took all of the steroids (10mg) he prescribed and it subsided. Today, it is back and very itchy! What should I do next? Is there something I can try OTC to get rid of this? I tried Cortizone creams, etc.
Hello, One of the possibilities for your symptoms is of eczema skin which is a sort of dermatitis skin and presents as red, itchy, flaky rash. Do not use any cosmetic products at the sites. You can apply some calamine lotion at the rash as it will help in soothing the skin. You can take some OTC oral antihistamine medications like Benadryl or Claritin and see if it helps. For mild-moderate symptoms a weak steroid may be used whilst more severe cases require a higher-potency steroid.
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