Itchy rash shins

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Avatar f tn I've always had a faint rash on my shins, but as the temperature has gotten hotter my rash has gotten worse. I initially thought it was a heat rash, but it wasn't raised and isn't itchy or sore. It looks like little pinpricks of blood under the skin, the only other problem is that the skin can be dry too. It stretches halfway to my knee from my ankle. The pharmacist said that its caused by poor circulation and gave me a cream. I'm not overly concerned about it, its not sore or itchy.
Avatar f tn The characteristics of rash like the type of rash, color of rash, its extent can all help in determining the cause of rash. It is suggested to see a dermatologist and get it examined. Treatment will be specific based on the cause. I hope it helps. Do write to me again. Best wishes and take care!
Avatar f tn I've always had a faint rash on my shins, but as the temperature has gotten hotter my rash has gotten worse. I initially thought it was a heat rash, but it wasn't raised and isn't itchy or sore. It looks like little pinpricks of blood under the skin, the only other problem is that the skin can be dry too. It stretches halfway to my knee from my ankle. The pharmacist said that its caused by poor circulation and gave me a cream. I'm not overly concerned about it, its not sore or itchy.
Avatar f tn I'm 45 years old, had a rash on both shins for about 3 mos. Never had something like this last so long...usually hydrocortisone cream (1%) works pretty quickly if I get a small patch of itchy tiny bumps. I've tried hyrdocortisone (twice per day) for over a month, and no help. If anything, it's spreading. Now trying my son's Elidel (for eczema), but still no change.
Avatar n tn Every spring for the past three years, a skin rash has appeared on my shins, starting with my left leg, eventually moving to my right leg and minimally on my forearms. The rash consists of small red bumps that look similar to acne, it is extremely itchy, then is blisters and pops (whether I itch it or not) leaving a scab. It does not spread to any other areas of my body, my spouse and children don't catch it from me and it is not in my underarms or genitalia.
Avatar f tn I've had an extremely itchy rash on my shins for a couple years. They are small red welts and the itching can be unbearable. No cortisone creams or antihistamines have worked. I had bed bugs a couple years ago and I think the rash started then, but I definitely don't have them anymore and the rash is still bad. It gets worse after hot showers or exposure to bugs (mosquito bites, etc.).
Avatar m tn i have eczema all over my body and have acne (im 16 so the acne is obviously from my age) but i have this horrible rash on my shins and calf its very small bumpy bubbles. theyr not fungus i cant pop them theyr only viewable if u look at an angle but are not filled with anything.
Avatar m tn I have a rash on the top of both of my feet and on my shins, about halfway up my lower leg. It is very itchy. It looks kind of like a heat rash but I am not sure what it is or what is causing it. The rashes on my feet showed up first. They are on the top and are located right in the middle of my foot.
Avatar n tn Hiya Stella, after having my 2nd baby 3yrs ago I got a very itchy rash down below I was treated for thrush it didnt work. It drove me mad at night . then is started on toes and ankles so they gave me treatment for scabies which didnt work either. There for they told me it was Eczema so I got steroid cream which helped a lit and some moisturiser.... I did have a lil trouble sleeping but I thought it was due to breast feeding and getting up every couple of hours.
Avatar n tn Possibly the rash on your shins was poison ivy. It causes a blistering rash, is extremely itchy, and can take about a month for the rash and itching to subside. If you scratched it as much as you say, you might well have some skin discoloration due to scarring. I doubt that the current problem with the hands is connected, that that's just my guess. Good luck.
Avatar m tn Hello, Itchy skin without any rash can be due to dry skin, contact dermatitis, dermatitis, scabies and hives, internal diseases like liver and kidney disorders, diabetes, iron deficiency anemia, irritation and allergic reactions to chemicals, wool, soaps, cosmetics etc. You can apply an anti-itch cream or lotion to the affected area. Oral antihistamine, such as Benadryl can also be used. You should take a comfortably cool bath and wear smooth-textured cotton clothing.
Avatar m tn I get a rash from the riba, which I have heard is common. The rash is isolated to my shins. I first found that swimming in salt water helped, which around here is limited to two months, otherwise I use aloe to keep the skin moist, sunburn spray (with aloe and lidocaine) for when it itches and a Rx cream from the doc which is Triamcinolone asetonide. I have also used Aveeno lotion in the past. Good luck, hope this helps.
1094018 tn?1257147491 I have had two rashes that look the same and began at the same time on the front outer facing parts of both shins. It has no blisters or any pussin... its just super dry and itchy... and its red sometimes purple (maybe from me trying hard not to scratch).... I noticed it about 3 years ago and it started off like a little patch of dry skin that was super itchy...i started to notice that it was just gettin bigger and bigger. I tried everything in these past years that was affordable...
Avatar m tn This may have something to do with my body’s lack of vitamins, the forced air heat used in the house, or possibly a combination of both. My shins and calves of my legs become dry and itchy sometimes to the point where scratching leaves visible marks. Additionally, small red blotches (circular and small in formation) and red non-defined rashes can appear. This is a condition that disappears in spring and does not bother me thru summer and fall.
Avatar n tn The next day, the bumps had spread up and down my legs, both sides, more concentrated on my shins than thighs. The bumps were now a mixture of itchy red pimples and small swellings, slightly lighter in color. Yesterday the bumps had spread to my forearms. Today they are on my neck, upper chest, behind my ears, and along my cheek bone and nose, as well as everywhere else already mentioned (but not on my back, stomach, or hips/butt).
Avatar f tn I am a guy, I just started having strong itch during night. I have tried 2-3 different kind of medicine from my doctor nothing works. I am going to use Soap loofah and try gluten free diet like other have mentioned in the forum. I had it last year and when I tried antihistamine it worked. this is it not working as the weather changed. I will share what I find.
Avatar n tn Ok, I'm joining in the rash group. This is my 3rd day with the itchy spots. Came on slow, so I chalked it up to dry skin. But, it's not gotten any better. I found f I itch them, they welt up. And, if I don't the spots are red, and get a small white type lump. It's crazy, but I wasn't going to post it, I figured I'd just look up hives, and then read about allergic reaction and the body and the production of histimine, which is why it welts up., etc.
Avatar f tn I am experiencing a similar issue. I noticed a rash breaking out on my hand yesterday, it stings a bit and is very itchy, there are now dark blue almost black bruises within this rash and my hand is swelling. It is so weird, I work in a hospital and nobody had any idea as to what it was.
Avatar n tn I have a red papule rash that is itchy. think the rash may have started just prior to quitting though on my legs. Now it is on my chest, back, in my hair, everywhere. Dandruff also developed and I think unless I am just noticing my skin more now, that moles have elongated and I have skin tags. I too am wondering if it is immune system or allergy to patch?
Avatar n tn Today is April 18th. About 2 weeks ago (April 7) I noticed a red (NOT itchy) rash mostly on the front of my shins, but sometimes circling my entire leg (shin area). It comes and goes and seems darker red and prominent at bedtime, and light pink and covers a smaller area in the morning when I awake. About a month ago (March 17) I returned to the gym after being inactive all winter and was using elliptical stair climbers 2-3 times per week.
Avatar m tn Can someone help me identify what kind of rash this is, its very itchy, It started on my feet, then moved up to my knees now its on my Feed Shins, Knees, Elbow down to Hands, only a few spots on my chest, and stomach.
Avatar n tn I'm 37 years old and have over the last few months developed a very itchy rash on the center of my shins of both legs. The rash appears to be red/purple in color and dry. I was at the Dr's a few weeks ago and she prescripted a steroid for the rash but it does not seem to be helping. It looks dry and could be some type of dry skin but has me concerned since it itches so bad and it is on both shins at the same spot.
Avatar n tn I have the same issues as everyone else. Itchy, swollen lips with a rash often accompanied by swollen eyes. I visited the dermatologist twice this week. The first time, he thought it was a peanut allergy, so I was put on anithistimines; however, while on antihistimines I developed swollen eyes and lips! Upon visiting the doctor again, I was prescribed a topical ointment for the lip area. The doc said that this condition is tricky to diagnose.
Avatar n tn Hello and hope you are doing well. The rash could be due to contact dermatitis, that is exposure to an irritant like a chemical or metal or anything you are allergic to, it can cause rash. It could also be due to scabies, impetigo or sometimes due to herpes zoster or chicken pox. But to exactly pin point the pathology you will need to consult your primary care physician who will examine you an may ask for blood tests. If the need arises he may refer you to a dermatologist.
Avatar m tn I am having a recurring rash that manifests itself on my shins, spreads from ankle to below knees, used to come and go but is now staying for long periods of time. The condition first appeared abut 5 years ago, it would start as a red itchy area about the size of a silver dollar then expand over several days to a long patch up my shins with raised welts that would last for weeks.
Avatar n tn Stasis dermatitis may cause the skin at your ankles and over your shins to become discolored (red or brown), thick and itchy. Stasis dermatitis can occur when fluid accumulates in the tissues just beneath your skin. Varicose veins and other chronic conditions in your legs can cause the fluid buildup. Stasis dermatitis is often a chronic condition. Symptoms may be minimized if the underlying condition and edema can be controlled.